Henry Thomas Hattam, 18951966 (aged 71 years)

Birth July 7, 1895 28 26
Address: Bosavern St Just Cornwall
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Date of entry in original source: July 7, 1895
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Registration District: Penzance 1895 Birth in the Sub-district of Saint Just in Penwith in the County of Cornwall

When and where born: Seventh July 1895, Bosavern, St Just RD Name: Henry Thomas Sex: Boy Name and surname of father: Thomas Hattam Name, surname and maiden name of mother: Amelia Hattam formerly Penrose Occupation of father: Farmer Signature, description and residence of informant: T Hattam, Father, Bosavern, St Just When registered: Fourteenth August 1895 Signature of registrar: Alfred Chenhalls, Registrar Name entered after registration:

Source: GRO index
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1895 Sep Penzance 5c 259

Christening September 11, 1895 29 26 (aged 2 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Hattam
1897 (aged 1 year)
Source: GRO index
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1897 Mar Penzance 5c 253

Christening of a brotherWilliam Hattam
April 1, 1897 (aged 1 year)
Occupation
General Labourer above ground Tin Mine
1911 (aged 15 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherHenry Hattam
1912 (aged 16 years) Age: 81
Burial of a paternal grandfatherHenry Hattam
February 10, 1912 (aged 16 years)
Death of a motherAmelia Penrose
1912 (aged 16 years) Age: 44
Burial of a motherAmelia Penrose
December 7, 1912 (aged 17 years)
Marriage of a parentThomas HattamGrace Charity WarrenView this family
May 17, 1913 (aged 17 years) Husband: 46 Wife: 36
Address: United Methodist Church Alexandra Road Penzance Cornwall
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Date of entry in original source: May 17, 1913
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Name: Thomas Hattam Age: 46 years Condition: Widower Profession: Farmer Residence: Higher Bosavern, St Just Father's name: Henry Hattam (deceased) Father's profession: Farmer

Name: Grace Charity Warren Age: 36 years Condition: Spinster Profession: - Residence: Tredinney, St Buryan Father's name: William Warren Father's profession: Farmer

Married in the United Methodist Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the United Methodist Church by Certificate.

Witnesses: Edith Cargeeg Barzillai Major

In the presence of: Harry Skells, Minister Samuel O Watkins, Registrar

Source: GRO index
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1913 Jun Penzance 5c 423

Military Service 1916 (aged 20 years)

Character Reference July 15, 1919 (aged 24 years)

Shared note: BOSCLAN

BOSCLAN S. Just S.O. CORNWALL

This is to certify that I have known H. T. Hattam from his birth. He has been most respectably brought up and he bears an unreproachable character being steady, conscientious and industrious. I can recommend him for any position of trust and am convinced he would be a credit to any force with whom he would be associated. Signed R. G. Nesbitt J. P. Physician & Surgeon St Just July 15 1919

Marriage of a siblingWilliam HattamLucy WarrenView this family
October 14, 1919 (aged 24 years) Husband: 22 Wife: 24
Address: United Methodist Church Alexandra Road Penzance Cornwall
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Date of entry in original source: October 14, 1919
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Name: William Hattam Age: 22 years Condition: Bachelor Profession: Farmer Residence: Lancarrow, Wendron Father's name: Thomas Hattam Father's profession: Farmer

Name: Lucy Warren Age: 24 years Condition: Spinster Profession: - Residence: Crowsanwray, St Buryan Father's name: William Warren Father's profession: Farmer (retired)

Married in the United Methodist Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the United Methodist Church by Certificate.

Witnesses: Abner Warren Charles Hattam

In the presence of: W H Lockley, Minister Samuel O Watkins, Registrar

Source: GRO index
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1919 Dec Penzance 5c 640

Occupation
Metropolitan Police Constable PC 818
from December 29, 1919 to March 24, 1921 (aged 25 years)

Warrant number 108290

Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Thomas
August 1920 (aged 25 years) Age: 88
Burial of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Thomas
August 16, 1920 (aged 25 years)
MarriageAlice Maud OsborneView this family
March 29, 1921 (aged 25 years) Husband: 26 Wife: 28
Address: Wesleyan Chapel Church Town St Just Penzance Cornwall
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Date of entry in original source: March 29, 1921
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Name: Henry Thomas Hattam Age: 26 years Condition: Bachelor Profession: Metropolitan Police Constable Residence: Police Section House, Tottenham Lane, Hornsey Father's name: Thomas Hattam Father's profession: Farmer

Name: Alice Maud Osborne Age: 28 years Condition: Spinster Profession: Elementary School Teacher Residence: 15 Princess Street, St Just Father's name: John Tippett Osborne (deceased) Father's profession: Farmer

Married in the Wesleyan Chapel according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Wesleyan Methodists by Certificate.

Witnesses: Harry Hattam George T Barnicoat

In the presence of: Thomas Little, Wesleyan Minister Joseph E Rowe, Registrar

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Date of entry in original source: April 6, 1921
Text:

ST. JUST WEDDING. A quiet but interesting wedding took place at the Wesleyan Church on Tues- day morning, the contracting parties being Mr. Henry Thomas Hattam, of the Metropolitan Police Force, Hornsey, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Hattam (formerly of Higher Bosavern, St. Just), and Miss Alice Maud Osborne, eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Os- borne, formerly of St. Levan and San- creen. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. Little. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Mr. G. Barna- coat, was tastefully attired in a costume of cream serge, with Georgette hat of nigger and tomato. Mr. H. Hattam, cousin of the bridegroom, acted as best man. There was a large gathering at the church. Miss Osborne had been on the staff of the Cape Cornwall Girls' School for 10 1/2 years, and in addition to other friends, a large number of the teachers and scholars assembled in the church. Following the wedding a reception was held at Mrs. Davy's, Princess Street, where the guests returned for luncheon, afterwards enjoying a drive to the Land's End, in the car supplied by the West Penwith Motor Company. Mr. and Mrs. Hattam left for their honeymoon at 4.45 p.m. The bride's tra- velling costume was of grey tweed. Mr. H. T. Hattam served through the was with the Buckinghamshire Territorials, and was well known in St. Just; while Miss Osborne had been a most energetic worker in the Wesley Guild, and both were the recipients of some bautiful gifts, one much valued, being the case of silver tea-spoons, presented to the bride by the scholars and staff of the Cape Cornwall Girls' School. The happy pair found congratulatory telegrams awaiting them on their return from church, and have the best wishes of a large circle of friends for their future happiness.

Occupation
Metropolitan Police Constable PC 317
from March 24, 1921 to February 24, 1946 (aged 50 years)

Warrant number 108290

Birth of a sonHenry Penrose Hattam
December 26, 1921 (aged 26 years)
Address: 224 High Road Lee London
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Date of entry in original source: December 26, 1921
Text:

Registration District: Lewisham 1922 Birth in the Sub-district of Lee in the County of London

When and where born: Twentysixth December 1921, 224 High Road Name: Henry Penrose Sex: Boy Name and surname of father: Henry Thomas Hattam Name, surname and maiden name of mother: Alice Maud Hattam formerly Osborne Occupation of father: Metropolitan Police Constable of 173 Algenon Road, Lewisham Signature, description and residence of informant: H T Hattam, Father, 173 Algenon Road, Lewisham When registered: Twentysixth January 1922 Signature of registrar: A A Davies, Registrar Name entered after registration:

Source: GRO index
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1922 Mar Osborne Lewisham 1d 1910

First Aid Course April 1925 (aged 29 years)

Birth of a daughterMollie Eileen Hattam
January 15, 1926 (aged 30 years)
Source: GRO index
Text:

1926 Mar Osborne Lewisham 1d 1540

First Aid Course March 1933 (aged 37 years)

Death of a fatherThomas Hattam
1938 (aged 42 years) Age: 72
Source: GRO index
Text:

1938 Sep 72 Kerrier 5c 157

Burial of a fatherThomas Hattam
1938 (aged 42 years) Age: 72
Text:

WELL-KNOWN FARMER

PENCOYS FUNERAL OF MR. T. HATTAM

The funeral took place in Pencoys Churchyard, on Saturday, of Mr. Thomas Hattam, aged 72, who died at his resi- dence, Lancarrow Farm, Four Lanes, last Wednesday, after a very short illness. A native of St. Just-in-Penwith, Mr. Hattam farmed for many years in West Cornwall, where he was well known. About twenty years ago he re- moved to Lancarrow Farm. In addition to a widow, he leaves two sons, Mr. H. T. Hattam, who is in the Metropolitan Police and stationed at Catford, and Mr. W. Hattam, who resided with his father. The funeral service was conducted in Pencoys Church by the vicar (the Rev. S. J. Pethick). Mr. T. N. Andrew pre- sided at the organ. The mourners were Mrs. Hattam (widow), Messrs. H. T. and W. Hattam (sons), Mr. L. Hattam (grandson), Mesdames E. T. White (St. Just), J. O. and A. Lawry and J. White Sancreed (nieces), Mr H. Hattam, St. Just (brother), Messrs. C. H. E. and J. Hattam, Sancreed (nephews), Mesdames W. and H. T. Hattam (daughters-in- law), Messrs. A. Warren (St. Just), G. Warren (Truro), S. Warren (Baldhu) and H. Warren, Carharrack (brother- in-law), Mesdames L. Hattam (San- creed), Botheras (Sancreed), and A. Chappel, Penzance (cousins), Mrs. Williams, St. Just (niece), Mr. D. Warren, St. Buryan (nephew), Mrs,. Hicks, St. Day (cousin), Mr. and Mrs. R. Cargeeg, St. Buryan (brother- in-law and sister-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. W. Tregoning, Carnmenellis (nephew and niece), Mr. S. Simmons, Stithians (nephew), Mrs. A. Warren, Mrs. G. Warren (sisters-in-law), Miss. I. White, St. Just (niece), Mr. H. Williams, St. Just (nephew), Mrs. H. Warren (sister-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. N. Hocking, Praze (cousins), Messrs. E. Hosking, sen. and jun. (St. Just) and J. Rowe, Sancreed (cousins) and W. B. Carhart (employee). The bearers were Messrs. J. Caddy, R. Nicholas, W. Chittock, J. Martin, E. Thomas, sen. and jun. Others present were Messrs. B. W. Knuckey, Sithians (chairman of Corn- wall Farmers' Union), C. H. Phillips (representing Messrs. A. C. Phillips and Sons, Penhalvean), J. Eddy and F. Richards (Penzance), A. Magor (Cam- borne). N. H. Reed (Troon), J. Tregoning (Penyenton), P. D. Stephens (Penlerick), Mrs. Care (representing Mr. J. H. Care, Carthew), Mr. and Mrs. W. Osborne and Mr. W. Osborne, sen. (Four Lanes), Messrs. J. Thomas (Wheal Buller), G. Downing (also representing Mr. J. W. Downing, Stithians), J. Kendall (repre- senting Messrs. J. Kendall and Sons, Praze), R. Roberts (also representing Mr. J. Roberts, Four Lanes), T. Pryor and W. Hopkins (Menherion), C. Opie (Forest), E. Wallis (Stithians), E. Thomas, S. M. and S. J. Prisk, J. Jewell, C. and J. Thomas, F. Tresidder, sen. and jun., W. J. Williams, R Floyd, H. Waters, F. Matthews, W. Richards, W. Carter, H. A. Treloar, and W. Richards. - Floral tributes were sent from his sorrowing wife; Will, Lucy and Leslie; Henry Thomas and Maud, London; Penrose and Molly; Henry and Mary; May, Edward and Ivy; Belinda and Alfred; Minnie and family, Menerlue; Will, Ivy and baby Ronald; Mr. and Mrs. Grantham and family; Harry, Annie and Robert; Mr. and Mrs. Collins and family; Bill; Frances and John; Garfield, Freda and family; Mr. and Mrs. Jewell and Iris; Minnie, Charlie and Jack; Hilda, Herbert and Molly; Abner, Ethel and family; Gertie, John and children. - Floyd Brothers, Four Lanes, carried out the funeral arrangements.

Marriage of a childHenry Penrose HattamEdith Gladys SayerView this family
July 14, 1945 (aged 50 years) Husband: 23 Wife: 25
Address: Methodist Church Rushey Green Catford London
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Date of entry in original source: July 14, 1945
Text:

Name: Henry Penrose Hattam Age: 23 years Condition: Bachelor Profession: Clerk (Ministry of Agriculture) Residence: 44 Honley Road, Catford Father's name: Henry Thomas Hattam Father's profession: Police Officer

Name: Edith Gladys Sayer Age: 25 years Condition: Spinster Profession: Shorthand typist Residence: 43 Felday Road, Lewisham Father's name: George Sayer Father's profession: Taxi driver (retired)

Married in the said church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Methodist Church by certificate.

Witnesses: W J Hausford M E Hattam E Sayer A M Hattam

In the presence of: George E Mitchell, authorised person for the said church

Source: GRO index
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1945 Sep Lewisham 1d 2346

Victory Parade June 8, 1946 (aged 50 years)

Date of entry in original source: April 8, 1946
Occupation
Metropolitan Police
from 1948 to October 9, 1955 (aged 60 years)

Accident December 8, 1954 (aged 59 years)

Date of entry in original source: December 8, 1954
Text:

Lewisham ex-P.C. Seriously Hurt

Lying seriously ill in Lewis- ham Hospital with a fractured skull and fractured ribs after an accident in Catford on December 8, is Police Constable Henry Hattam. His condition was stated yesterday (Monday) to be improving. A well-known figure in the Borough and attached to Lewis- ham Police Station, where he was affectionately known as "Cornish Pasty." Mr. Hattam, after his retirement some years ago, returned to his old haunts and worked in Lewisham District Garage. At the time of the accident in the early morning at the junction of Wildfell-road with Rushey Green, Mr. Hattam was cycling to work. He was in- volved in a collision with a motor car driven by Mr. David Corcoran of Hawkhurst, Kent. Mr. Hattam lives at 44, Hon- ley-road, Catford.

Death of a brotherWilliam Hattam
May 14, 1962 (aged 66 years) Age: 65
Source: GRO index
Text:

1962 Jun 65 Penzance 7a 88

Burial of a brotherWilliam Hattam
May 1962 (aged 66 years)
Text:

In Ever Loving Memory of Lucy Dearly beloved wife of William Hattam. Who died at Little Barcus Farm. Perranwell Stn. Truro. On July 22nd 1953. Aged 58 Years.

Also of William Hattam her husband. Who died May 14th 1962. Aged 65 Years.

God's greatest gift - Remembrance.

Death August 31, 1966 (aged 71 years) Age: 71
Source: GRO index
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1966 Sep 71 Lewisham 5d 293

Family with parents
father
media/Thomas_Hattam.jpg
18661938
Birth: August 21, 1866 35 35Trevegean, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: 1938Lancarrow Farm, Four Lanes, Redruth, Cornwall, England
mother
media/Amelia_Penrose.jpg
18691912
Birth: April 16, 1869 43 42Kelynack, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: 1912Higher Bosavern, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Marriage
Marriage: February 25, 1893Parish Church, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
13 months
elder brother
18941894
Birth: March 28, 1894 27 24St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: March 28, 1894St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
16 months
himself
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18951966
Birth: July 7, 1895 28 26Bosavern, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: August 31, 1966Catford, London, England
3 years
younger brother
media/William_Hattam_c1901.jpg
18971962
Birth: 1897 30 27Penzance (district), Cornwall, England
Death: May 14, 1962Penzance (district), Cornwall, England
Father’s family with Grace Charity Warren
father
media/Thomas_Hattam.jpg
18661938
Birth: August 21, 1866 35 35Trevegean, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: 1938Lancarrow Farm, Four Lanes, Redruth, Cornwall, England
step-mother
18771951
Birth: March 16, 1877 30 28Crows an Wra, St Buryan, Cornwall, England
Death: 1951Camborne-Redruth Hospital, Redruth, Cornwall, England
Marriage
Marriage: May 17, 1913United Methodist Church, Alexandra Road, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Family with Alice Maud Osborne
himself
media/Henry_Thomas_Hattam_1964.jpg
18951966
Birth: July 7, 1895 28 26Bosavern, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
Death: August 31, 1966Catford, London, England
wife
media/Alice_Maud_Osborne.jpg
18921990
Birth: March 9, 1892 26 25Treen, St Levan, Cornwall, England
Death: May 25, 1990Catford, London, England
Marriage
Marriage: March 29, 1921Wesleyan Methodist, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall, England
9 months
son
media/Henry_Penrose_Hattam_1972.jpg
19211991
Birth: December 26, 1921 26 29224 High Road, Lee, London, England
Death: July 5, 1991Hereford, Herefordshire, England
4 years
daughter
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19262010
Birth: January 15, 1926 30 33Catford, London, England
Death: July 22, 2010Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, England
BirthUK Birth Certificate
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Date of entry in original source: July 7, 1895
Text:

Registration District: Penzance 1895 Birth in the Sub-district of Saint Just in Penwith in the County of Cornwall

When and where born: Seventh July 1895, Bosavern, St Just RD Name: Henry Thomas Sex: Boy Name and surname of father: Thomas Hattam Name, surname and maiden name of mother: Amelia Hattam formerly Penrose Occupation of father: Farmer Signature, description and residence of informant: T Hattam, Father, Bosavern, St Just When registered: Fourteenth August 1895 Signature of registrar: Alfred Chenhalls, Registrar Name entered after registration:

BirthGRO index
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1895 Sep Penzance 5c 259

MarriageUK Marriage Certificate
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Date of entry in original source: March 29, 1921
Text:

Name: Henry Thomas Hattam Age: 26 years Condition: Bachelor Profession: Metropolitan Police Constable Residence: Police Section House, Tottenham Lane, Hornsey Father's name: Thomas Hattam Father's profession: Farmer

Name: Alice Maud Osborne Age: 28 years Condition: Spinster Profession: Elementary School Teacher Residence: 15 Princess Street, St Just Father's name: John Tippett Osborne (deceased) Father's profession: Farmer

Married in the Wesleyan Chapel according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Wesleyan Methodists by Certificate.

Witnesses: Harry Hattam George T Barnicoat

In the presence of: Thomas Little, Wesleyan Minister Joseph E Rowe, Registrar

MarriageCornishman Newspaper
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Date of entry in original source: April 6, 1921
Text:

ST. JUST WEDDING. A quiet but interesting wedding took place at the Wesleyan Church on Tues- day morning, the contracting parties being Mr. Henry Thomas Hattam, of the Metropolitan Police Force, Hornsey, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Hattam (formerly of Higher Bosavern, St. Just), and Miss Alice Maud Osborne, eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Os- borne, formerly of St. Levan and San- creen. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. Little. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Mr. G. Barna- coat, was tastefully attired in a costume of cream serge, with Georgette hat of nigger and tomato. Mr. H. Hattam, cousin of the bridegroom, acted as best man. There was a large gathering at the church. Miss Osborne had been on the staff of the Cape Cornwall Girls' School for 10 1/2 years, and in addition to other friends, a large number of the teachers and scholars assembled in the church. Following the wedding a reception was held at Mrs. Davy's, Princess Street, where the guests returned for luncheon, afterwards enjoying a drive to the Land's End, in the car supplied by the West Penwith Motor Company. Mr. and Mrs. Hattam left for their honeymoon at 4.45 p.m. The bride's tra- velling costume was of grey tweed. Mr. H. T. Hattam served through the was with the Buckinghamshire Territorials, and was well known in St. Just; while Miss Osborne had been a most energetic worker in the Wesley Guild, and both were the recipients of some bautiful gifts, one much valued, being the case of silver tea-spoons, presented to the bride by the scholars and staff of the Cape Cornwall Girls' School. The happy pair found congratulatory telegrams awaiting them on their return from church, and have the best wishes of a large circle of friends for their future happiness.

Victory ParadeMetropolitan Police
Date of entry in original source: April 8, 1946
Accidentunknown London newspaper
Date of entry in original source: December 8, 1954
Text:

Lewisham ex-P.C. Seriously Hurt

Lying seriously ill in Lewis- ham Hospital with a fractured skull and fractured ribs after an accident in Catford on December 8, is Police Constable Henry Hattam. His condition was stated yesterday (Monday) to be improving. A well-known figure in the Borough and attached to Lewis- ham Police Station, where he was affectionately known as "Cornish Pasty." Mr. Hattam, after his retirement some years ago, returned to his old haunts and worked in Lewisham District Garage. At the time of the accident in the early morning at the junction of Wildfell-road with Rushey Green, Mr. Hattam was cycling to work. He was in- volved in a collision with a motor car driven by Mr. David Corcoran of Hawkhurst, Kent. Mr. Hattam lives at 44, Hon- ley-road, Catford.

DeathGRO index
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1966 Sep 71 Lewisham 5d 293

Character Reference

BOSCLAN S. Just S.O. CORNWALL

This is to certify that I have known H. T. Hattam from his birth. He has been most respectably brought up and he bears an unreproachable character being steady, conscientious and industrious. I can recommend him for any position of trust and am convinced he would be a credit to any force with whom he would be associated. Signed R. G. Nesbitt J. P. Physician & Surgeon St Just July 15 1919

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Warrant number 108290

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Warrant number 108290