Lucy James Hall

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Lucy James HALL (1872-1918)

Patricia Latham HALL (1921)

Latham HALL (1866-1936)

Lucy James HALL was born in Jersey City, USA on 2 January 1872 and died of pneumonia at The Mount, Woking on 8 July 1918. She was buried in Brookwood Cemetery on 11 July 1918 at 2:45. Her memorial records “A noble woman in every thought, word and deed.”

Latham HALL was born in New York City on 9 September 1866. Throughout his career he was described as an estate manager, a merchant and an engineer. He married Lucy JAMES, the daughter of Rosatha Sampson JAMES and they had a daughter Rosatha Sampson HALL who was born in Rosario, Argentina on 25 October 1893.

Latham HALL had a number of properties and travelled extensively. He had a home at Entre Rios, 338 Rosario, Argentina; 510 East Seneca Street, Ithaca, New York; and The Mount, St John’s, Woking.

Giving his address as Rosario, Argentina Latham’s marriage to Evelyn CHUBB, youngest daughter of the late J.C. CHUBB and of Mrs CHUBB of Oaklands, (Heathside Crescent) Woking was announced in The Times on 17 January 1920. The ceremony took place at St George’s Church, Campden Hill, London on 21 January 1920 at 12:30. Evelyn Maud Jane CHUBB was born in Kingston, Surrey in 1888, the daughter of John Charles CHUBB (the lock and safe maker) and his wife Ella Sophia (nee MANTHORP). Mrs CHUBB was still living at Oaklands when she died on 2 June 1926.

Latham and Evelyn had a home in Woking where their two children were born. Patricia Latham HALL was born on 2 January 1921, died on 16 January 1921 and was buried in Brookwood Cemetery on 17 January 1921. John Latham HALL was born in 1923 and possibly died in Iowa, USA in 2002.

Latham HALL’s daughter, Rosatha, by Lucy married John Caldwell ALLAN at the Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London on 3 March 1921. He had served in the Indian Army Reserve of Officers (WO 372/1/50915) during the Great War.

Latham HALL died on 9 March 1936 at a Bournemouth Nursing Home. His wife, Evelyn was living at Hollyhill, Poulner, Ringwood, Hampshire at the time. Latham was buried in Brookwood Cemetery, (along with Lucy and Patricia) on 12 March 1936.

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