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Clark

 

Generation 0 – Children of John Clark (cabinet maker)

Joshua John

Clark

 

Source:

Marriage certs

Census

Probate index

Born:  abt 1818 – Kennington/Lambeth

Married (1):  Elizabeth Clark  (b.1828 – Missenden  ~father: Samuel Clark,  occ. baker)

  • 24 November 1841 – St Mary, Lambeth
  • Witness: A. Taylor (?)

Children:  Elizabeth, Sophia, Emily, Alice, Joshua, Charlotte, Caroline, Benjamin (b.1843-1861)

Married (2):  Jemima Saggers  (widow ~ father: J. Saggers)

  • 19 October 1878 – St Giles, Cripplegate, London
  • Witness: Eliza Stevens

Occupation:  Master baker

Residence: 

  • 23 St Mary Ave, St Andrew Undershaft, London (1851 census)
  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census)
  • 3 Heathfield Villas, Leyton (1871 census)
  • 2 Russell Cottages, Wakering Rd, Barking (1881 census – listed as ‘gentleman’)

Died:  4 December 1882 – London Hospital, Whitechapel

Probate to Jemima Clarke – effects £27 17s

 

Note: 

On his marriage certificate in 1841, Joshua’s father is listed as John Clark, Cabinetmaker.

- Elizabeth’s father is listed as Samuel Clark, baker   (are they cousins?)

On his marriage certificate in 1878, Joshua’s father is listed as JJ Clark, farmer

- Jemima is listed as a widow, but her father’s name is given as J. Saggers

Generation 1 –  children of Joshua Clark and Elizabeth Clark

Elizabeth Charlotte Clark

 

(see Baker)

 

Source:

Baptism cert

Marriage cert

Census

Born:  10 August 1843 – 5 Thornton St, Southwark

Baptised: 16 November 1845 – St John Horsleydown, Southwark

Married:  Robert Baker  (b.1841 ~parents: Amos Baker & Catherine Thomson)

  • 2 December 1868 – St Saviour, Southwark
  • witness: William Baker, Emily Sarah Clark

Children:  Annie, Elizabeth, Robert, Celia, James, George (b.1870-1882)  [+1 other, dec’d by 1911]

Occupation:  Robert:- Baker

Residence: 

  • 23 St Mary Ave, St Andrew Undershaft, London (1851 census - with parents)
  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census – with parents)
  • High Street, Stratford (1868 – marriage cert)
  • 235 Rotherhithe St, Rotherhithe (1871 census)
  • 7 Canterbury Place, Battersea (1881 census)
  • 39 Beacon Rd, Lewisham (1891 census)
  • 18 Courthill Rd, Lewisham (1901 census)
  • 34 Bakers Almshouses Lea Bridge Road Leyton (1911 census)

 

Note:  On her marriage certificate, Elizabeth’s father is listed as Joshua Samuel Clark, baker

Sophia Ann Clark

 

Source:

Baptism cert

GRO index

Census

 

Born:  27 September 1845 – Thornton St, Southwark

Baptised: 16 November 1845 – St Johns, Horsleydown,  Southwark 

Married:  Frederick William Clarke  (b.1846 – Bishop Stortford, Herts)

  • September qtr 1869 - Epping RD

Children: Eliza A (1870-);  Minnie S (1873-); Emily S. (1874-);  Amy F. (1879-); Evelyn Caroline L (1880-); Maud A. (1888-)

Occupation:  Frederick:-  Railway clerk

Residence:

  • 23 St Mary Ave, St Andrew Undershaft, London (1851 census - with parents)
  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census – with parents)
  • Elizabeth cottage, Leytonstone, Essex (1871 census)
  • Railway Station, Woodford, Essex (1881 census)
  • 23 Ingatestone Road, Forest Gate, Essex  (1891 census)
  • 23 Ingatestone Road, West Ham, Essex  (1901 census - widow)
  • (1911 census)

Died:  1922 – Mile End ??

Emily Sarah Clark

 

(see Baker)

 

Source:

Marriage cert.

Census

Trade directory

Cemetery records

Born:  abt 1850 – Southwark

Married:  William Baker (1847-1926  ~parents:  Robert Baker & Eliza Clark)

  • 10 May 1870 – St Paul’s, Deptford
  • witness:  Alice Clark, George Baker

Children:  (b. England)  William Joshua (1871-), Robert George (1872-1927), Alfred Ernest (1875-1956),  Edith May (1880-1921) Arthur Frank (1883-)

(b. Australia)  Archibald Benjamin (1886-1961), Emily Alice (1896-1974)

Occupation:  William:- Baker (1871);  Grocer (1881);  William Baker & Sons, bakery (1886)

Residence:

  • 23 St Mary Ave, St Andrew Undershaft, London (1851 census - with parents)
  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census – with parents)
  • 318 High St, Stratford, Essex (1871 census – plus sister Charlotte)
  • Green St, East Ham, Essex (1881 census)
  • Emigrated to Australia (abt 1884)
  • Wigram Street, Harris Park, NSW  (Premises by 1886 – trade directory.)
  • Grose Street, Parramatta, NSW  (1886 – Sands Directory)
  • 7&9 Wigram Street, Parramatta, NSW (by 1900 – Sands Directory)
  • 58 Wallace St, Kogarah West, NSW  (by death of William in 1926)

Died:  14 July 1927 -  Weston Street, Harris Park, NSW

Buried:  Western Road Cemetery, May’s Hill, NSW

Alice Mary Clark

 

Source:

Marriage cert.

Census

Trade directory

Passenger lists

Born:  abt 1853 – Deptford

Married:  Frank Beszant (b. April 1851  d. 1902/1907?)

  • 5 October 1874 – West Ham

Children:  Florence Ethel (1875-);  Frank Alfred (1879-); William Joshua (1883-); Alfred James (1887-); Joshua John (1889-)

Occupation:  Frank:- Postman

Residence:

  • High St, Stratford (1861 census – with  parents)
  • 3 Heathfield Villas, Leyton (1871 census – with parents)
  • Chippenham, Wilts (1879 – baptism of Frank)
  • 69 Faroe Rd, Hammersmith (1881 census)
  • 73 Dames Rd, West Ham (1891 census)
  • Harris Park, Parramatta, NSW (emigrated 17 June 1892)
  • Marion Street, Parramatta, NSW (1898/1902 directory)
  • (September 1928 – sailed London-Quebec to take ship from Vancouver-Australia, with son, Frank)
  • 12 Lovell Street, Katoomba, NSW (1930/1936 electoral roll – with son, Frank)

Died:  1936 – Katoomba, NSW

Joshua Samuel Clark

 

Source:

Baptism record

GRO index

Census

Passenger lists

NSW indexes

Born:  24 June 1854 – Bethnal Green

Baptised: 11 November 1855 – St Matthews, Bethnal Green

Married:  Mary Peters  (b.1857 – West Ham.  ~parents: Henry & Francis Peters)

  • December qtr 1880 – West Ham

Occupation:  Baker

Residence:

  • High St, Stratford (1861 census – with  parents)
  • 3 Heathfield Villas, Leyton (1871 census – with parents)
  • 1 Church St, West Ham, Essex (1881 census)
  • Grove Green Bakery, Ashville Rd, Leyton (1891 census – plus niece Annie Baker)
  • Emigrated to Australia (from Antwerp - 12 March 1906)

Died:  1912 – Ryde, NSW

Mary died in Parramatta - 1921

Charlotte Amelia Clark

 

Source:

GRO index

Census

 

Born:  abt 1857 – Stratford

Married:  Alfred Buckle   (b.1850)

  • March qtr 1879 – West Ham

Children: Alfred, Minnie, Elsie May (b.1880-1889) [4 children, 3 still living at 1911]

Occupation:  Alfred:- Commercial clerk/Dock clerk

Residence:

  • High St, Stratford (1861 census – with parents)
  • 318 High St, Stratford (1871 census – with sister Emily)
  • 1 Grafton Rd, West Ham (1881 census)
  • 41 Raymond Rd, Upton Park, West Ham (1891/1901/1911 census) 

Caroline Ellen Clark

 

Source:

Census

 

Born:  abt 1859 – Stratford

Residence:

  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census – with parents)
  • 3 Heathfield Villas, Leyton (1871 census – with parents)
  • Wakering Rd, Barking (1881 census – with father and step-mother)
  • 61 Gwendoline Ave, West Ham (1901 census – listed as ‘sister’ but only occupant)
  • 66 Grange Road, Plaistow, West Ham (1911 census – charwoman/lodger)

Benjamin William Clark

 

Source:

GRO index

Census

Probate records

Born:  abt 1861 – Stratford

Married:  Martha Ebsworth  (b.1867 – Childrey, Berks)

  • June qtr 1900- Reading

Children:  Emily (1902-)

Occupation:  Baker

Residence:

  • High St, Stratford, Essex (1861 census – with parents)
  • 3 Heathfield Villas, Leyton (1871 census – with parents)
  • 3 Portland Rd, Tottenham (1901 census)
  • 54 Beecham Road, Reading, Berks (1911 census)

Died:  13 July 1930

Probate to widow – effects: £179

Last updated:  12th April 2011