John Tatham

1802–1865 (Age 62)
Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Tatham was born on 2 May 1802, in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Elijah Tatham, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Scott, was 24. He married Sarah Moorby on 31 October 1824, in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1865, in Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Tatham
Sarah Moorby
Marriage: 31 October 1824
William Tateham
Sarah Tateham
Richard Tatham
Margaret Tatham
Richard Tatham

Spouse & Children

31 October 1824
Skipton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • Elijah Tatham


  • Sarah Scott




  • Male1802–1865Male

  • Margaret Tatham or Tasham


  • Ann Tatham


  • Richard Tatham


  • Martha Tatham


World Events (7)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 19

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tāta ( see Tate ) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John Tatham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Latham, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John Tatham, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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