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Name: Henry Clark

Burial Number: 1720

Gender: Male

Occupation: Clerk

Born: 10/10/1879

Died: 18/3/1940

Buried: 23/03/1940

Story

 

Henry Cornelius Clark was born in Peckham, Camberwell, London, on 10th October 1879, he was the son of William Henry Clark, 22yrs, a carpet cutter, and Isabella, 21yrs, nee Self. Henry was the first born of 8 children, he had 2 brothers and 5 sisters.

Henry lived in Peckham with his family until he was 21yrs of age, then when he married Henrietta Boden, 24yrs, at St. Mary Magdelene Church, Peckham, on 25th December 1901, they continued to live in Peckham, where they raised 2 daughters, Sarah Isabella, b.1904, and Dorothy, b.1906.

Henry had started his working life as a warehouseman, but he later changed to a clerical career, firstly as a clerk for a tea dealer, then to other administrative positions.

In 1934, Henrietta died, aged 57yrs, and in 1935, Henry married again, on 28th September, to Mary Elizabeth Dewey, widow, at St. Stephens, Norbury. Shortly afterwards Henry, Mary and his eldest daughter, Sarah, moved to Thornton Heath, Surrey.

In 1939, Henry and family were living at 85, Beverstone Road, Thornton Heath, his occupation was as a clerk for National Health Insurance, his daughter, Sarah, was employed as an ironmonger’s shop assistant.

In 1940, whilst visiting Worthing, Henry died, on 18th March, at 209, Tarring Road, aged 60yrs.

Administration was granted to Mary Elizabeth Clark, widow, effects, £742 1s 9d. Value – 2024 £52,000.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 1 Plot: 4

Exact Location (what3words): discrepancy.storm.cracks

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

None Found - Listed in Heene Cemetery Index of Graves

Inscription:

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Further Information

Birth

Name: Henry Cornelius Clark

Gender: Male

Born: 10/10/1879

Town: Camberwell

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 25/12/1901

Spouse First Name: Henritta

Spouse Last Name: Boden

Town of Marriage: Peckham

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Marriage Date: 28/09/1935

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Elizabeth

Spouse Last Name: Dewey

Town of Marriage: Norbury

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 18/3/1940

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 209

Address line 3: Tarring Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £742 1 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £52000

Census Information

1881

Living at 26, Clayton Road, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. William Henry Clark, Hd. 23yrs, Carpet Cutter, wife, Isabella M. 22yrs, son, Henry Cornelius, 1yr. and daughter, Edith Isabella, 3months.

1891

Living at 7, Russell Street, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. William Henry Clark, Hd. 33yrs, Carpet Cutter, wife, Isabella M. 32yrs, 6 children, Henry Cornelius, 11yrs. Edith I. 10yrs, Florence, 8yrs, Jessie, 6yrs, William, 4yrs, and Lucy, 1yr.

1901

Living at 7, Russell Street, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. William Henry Clark, Hd. 43yrs, Carpet Cutter, wife, Isabella M. 41yrs, 8 children, Henry Cornelius, 21yrs. Warehouseman, Edith I. 20yrs, Upholsterer, Florence, 18yrs, Underclothing Machinist, Jessie, 16yrs, William, 14yrs, Shop Boy, Lucy, 11yr. Grace, 9yrs, and Edwin, 1yr.

1911

Living at 40, Burchell Road, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. Henry C. Clark, Hd. 31yrs, Clerk, Tea Dealer, wife, Henrietta, 34yrs, 2 daughters, Sarah, 6yrs, and Dorothy, 5yrs, plus mother-in-law, Sarah Boden, 76yrs, widow, and boarder, Edith Wall, 24yrs, Waitress.

1921

Living at 40, Burchell Road, Peckham, Camberwell, Surrey. Henry C. Clark, Hd. 41yrs, Section Clerk, wife, Henrietta, 44yrs, Home Duties, daughter, Sarah, 16yrs, Home Duties.

1939

Living at 85, Beverstone Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey.

Henry Cornelius Clark, Clerk National Health Insurance, Mary E. Clark, Sarah I. Clark.

Miscellaneous Information

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