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Violent Burglary at Tatham Mill, Lowgill

DCI Mike Winstanley has been investigating a  shocking crime (even by today’s standards) committed in 1858, and has written a report. Click here to read

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St. James Church Great War Memorial Window

Following on from the Society’s recent World War I Exhibition at St. James the Less Church, Mike Winstanley has written an article on the history of the memorial window installed in the west wall of the church in 1922. Click here to read

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Foss Bank Excavation Report

The report on the Tatham History Society 2014 excavation near Foss Bank is now available online. Click here for the report and some photos.

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Transportation from Tatham

A new article, Transported from Tatham, written by New Zealander Ross Miller, describes how one of his ancestors was transported in 1801 from Tatham to a penal colony in Australia, after having been convicted at Lancaster quarter sessions of stealing milk.

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A Tatham Tragedy, 1905

A transcript of the Coroner’s report on the Inquest into the death following a cycling accident of the Rev. James Marshall, Vicar of Tatham Fells Click here to view the transcript.

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1939 register for Tatham

A transcript is now available on the website. The Register listed the personal details and occupation of every civilian in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to allow the issue of identity cards, and organisation of rationing, as World War Two approached. Click here to view the register.

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Tithe map and schedule full versions on-line

An interactive map giving access to all the map and schedule data from the 1848 tithe survey of Tatham parish can now be accessed from the Tithe Commutation Act Surveys 1848 page.

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