The Kings Candlesticks - Family Trees
Rev Samuel John JERRAM [26679]
Grace [26681]

Sir Thomas Henry Martin JERRAM RN [22483]


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1. Clara Isobel PARSONS [22484]

Sir Thomas Henry Martin JERRAM RN [22483]

  • Born: 6 Sep 1858
  • Christened: 21 Oct 1858, St Lawrence Chobham SRY
  • Marriage (1): Clara Isobel PARSONS [22484] on 12 Jul 1892 in Hampstead LND MDX
  • Died: 19 Mar 1933, 7 The Cresent Alverstoke aged 74
  • Buried: 23 Mar 1933, St Lawrence Chobham SRY

bullet  Research Notes:

Scrap from green book Liveing Archive no record 2015 in Liveing Tree.

Memorial to Admiral Thomas Henry Martyn Jerram, Royal Navy. Son of Samuel John and Grace Jerram. Baptised in St Lawrence Church, Chobham 21 Oct 1858. Joined the Royal Navy in 1871. In 1881 he became a lieutenant and was on the China Station from 1882 to 1883 in HMS Iron Duke. He took out the new torpedo boat CHILDERS, built for the government of Victoria, Australia, in 1884 and was then appointed to the HMS Reindeer, East Indies Station, and in 1889 to HMS Conquest. Commanded a Battalion of the Naval Brigade on an expedition to Kenya in 1890. He was then Acting Vice Consul at Beira and Mpanda in Portuguese East Africa during the unrest in 1891. He went on to command the ships HMS Northampton and HMS Curacoa. In March 1902 he was appointed flag captain of HMS Albion, second flagship on the China Station. He later commanded HMS Russell.
He joined the staff of the Commander of the 3rd Division of the Home Fleet in 1909 and commanded the White Fleet on manoeuvres later that year. In 1910 he took command of the 4th Division Battleships and then became Second-in-Command of the Mediterranean Fleet.
He served in World War I as Commander-in-Chief, China Station from 1913 to 1915, where he was involved in the 1915 Singapore mutiny before being made Commander of the 2nd Battle Squadron in which capacity he took part in the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Admiral Lord Beatty was subsequently critical of Jerram's role complaining that Jerram failed to support him as darkness fell. He retired in 1917. Awarded G.C.M.G. on 3 Jun 1919.

Family links:
Samuel John Jerram (1815 - 1887)
Grace Jerram (1825 - 1909)

Anne Kathleen Jerram (1852 - 1934)*
Grace Hannah Jerram (1853 - 1947)*
Charles Samuel Jerram (1855 - 1927)*
Harriette Mary Jerram (1856 - 1939)*
Thomas Henry Martyn Jerram (1858 - 1933)
Lucy Ella Jerram (1863 - 1954)
Ref: Findagrave.

Jerram GCMG KCB Sir Thomas Henry Martyn of 7 the Crescent Alverstoke Hants died 19 March 1933 probate Oxford 30 May to Roy Martin Jeremy captain HM army and Nigel Martin Jeremy physician and surgeon.
Effects 9141 re-sworn 8030 resealed Singapore 5 October 1933
National Probate Calendar


bullet  Other Records

1. Jerram Thomas & Clara: Death & burial details.
Ref: Angela Mary Liveing nee Daniel.


Thomas married Clara Isobel PARSONS [22484] [MRIN: 8081], daughter of Joseph PARSONS Gent [26680] and Unknown, on 12 Jul 1892 in Hampstead LND MDX. (Clara Isobel PARSONS [22484] died on 11 Feb 1926 in Chobham Rise St Andrews Rd.)

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