Cyril Rootham's family album

CBR circa 1905

Cyril Rootham about 1905

  1. CBR as a young man

    Cyril Rootham about 1905

  2. Daniel Rootham in 1896

    CBR's father Daniel Wilberforce Rootham                                                                    (click for larger image)

  3. Rosamond Lucas in 1904

    Rosamond Lucas in 1904 (before her marriage to CBR in 1909)                                         (click for larger image)

  4. Edgar Lucas

    CBR's father in law Edgar Lucas                                                                                  (click for larger image)

  5. CBR possibly in Cambridge about 1916

    CBR possibly in Cambridge about 1916                                                                      (click for larger image)

  6. CBR and Enid Paddison in 1917

    CBR and Enid Paddison in 1917                                                                                  (click for larger image)

  7. CBR and [unknown] in 1917

    CBR and [unknown] in 1917                                                                                        (click for larger image)

  8. Rosamond Rootham in 1922

    Rosamond Rootham in 1922                                                                                         (click for larger image)

  9. Rootham family about 1924

    Rootham family about 1924                                                                                         (click for larger image)

  10. Cyril Rootham portrait 1933

    Cyril Rootham 1933 - © National Portrait Gallery, London                                              (click for larger image)

  11. Cyril Rootham portrait 1933

    Cyril Rootham 1933 - © National Portrait Gallery, London                                              (click for larger image)

  12. Cyril Rootham and son Jasper: 1935

    Cyril Rootham and son Jasper: 1935                                                                          (click for larger image)

  13. Cyril on holiday Rootham about 1935

    Cyril Rootham on holiday 1935                                                                                (click for larger image)

  14. Cambridge musicians about 1925

    Cambridge musicians about 1925                                                                                (click for larger image)

  15. Walford Davies, Sir Hugh Allen, CBR

    Walford Davies, Sir Hugh Allen, CBR about 1934                                                          (click for larger image)

  16. Ascension Day on the tower 1935

    Ascension Day on the tower 1935                                                                              (click for larger image)

  17. CBR memorial in the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge

    CBR memorial in the Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge                                     (click for larger image)

Full captions and credits for photos

ImageNoYearCaptionCredit
a young Cyril Rootham11905?A young Cyril Rootham© Hyperion Records
Daniel Wilberforce Rootham21896CBR's father Daniel Wilberforce Rootham:
photograph by Villiers & Quick, 42 Park St, Bristol (September 1896)
© Cyril Rootham website
Rosamond Lucas in 190431904Rosamond Lucas in 1904, before she married Cyril Rootham in 1909: she was an active suffragette© Cyril Rootham website
Edgar Lucas41910?Rosamond's father Edgar Lucas, who became Cyril Rootham's father in law© Cyril Rootham website
Cyril Rootham possibly Cambridge51916?Cyril Rootham looking very proprietorial; possibly at the Music Schools at Cambridge University about 1916?© Cyril Rootham website
Cyril Rootham and Enid Paddison61917Cyril Rootham and Enid Paddison in 1917© Cyril Rootham website
Cyril Rootham and unknown71917Also in 1917: Cyril Rootham and an unknown person, possibly Enid Paddison's husband or brother?© Cyril Rootham website
Rosamond Rootham 192281922A portrait photo of Rosamond Rootham in 1922© Cyril Rootham website
Rootham family about 192491924?Cyril and Rosamond Rootham are probably about to take their son Jasper to start at Tonbridge School in 1924: quite an occasion!© Cyril Rootham website
Cyril Rootham: National Portrait Gallery101933The first of two portrait photos in the National Portrait Gallery collection:
NPG x48646
Cyril Bradley Rootham
by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) half-plate nitrate negative,
12 December 1933
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Cyril Rootham: National Portrait Gallery111933The second of two portrait photos in the National Portrait Gallery collection:
NPG x48647
Cyril Bradley Rootham
by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) half-plate nitrate negative,
12 December 1933
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Cyril Rootham and son Jasper: The Eagles 1935121935Cyril Rootham and his son Jasper both featured in this photograph of The Eagles at St John's College in 1935.
Click for full-size image
© Cyril Rootham website
Cyril Rootham on holiday131935?This is the best-known photo of Cyril Rootham, probably taken by his son Jasper while on holiday together in 1935from Rootham family album
(also on Wikipedia: Creative Commons licence)
141925?The Cambridge music scene about 1925

Left to right:
Gordon Bryan, Cyril Rootham, Arthur Bliss, Sir Dan Godfrey, George Dixon, Armstrong Gibbs, Patrick Hadley

Click for full-size image
© Cyril Rootham website
151934?A meeting of musicians. Left to right: Walford Davies, Sir Hugh Allen and Cyril Rootham in about 1934.
Walford Davies was CBR's predecessor as organist at Christ Church, Hampstead. Interestingly Walford Davies and CBR both had a work performed at Prom 35 in the Queen's Hall on 19 September 1918!
from Rootham family album
(also on Wikipedia: Creative Commons licence)
161935The choir's annual Ascension Day ceremony on the tower of St John's College Chapel: Cyril Rootham (centre) is looking tense, because he suffered horribly from vertigounknown source
171938-39?This CBR memorial plaque in the Chapel of St John's College demonstrates that the College was the centre of Cyril Rootham's life.© Cyril Rootham website

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Please help us out with the captions!
Do you recognize any of these people? If you can put a name to any of the [unknown] faces, do please contact Dan Rootham.