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William Falla CLARKE & Letitia

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SA death 1858 CLARK Letitia 36y of Lefevre Peninsula d. 13 Nov 1858 at Lefrvre Peninsula rel William Falla CLARK (H) dist Ade Book 5 p.86

SA Death 1964 CLARKE William Falla 42y of Woodville d. 25 Aug 1864 at Woodville rel (not recorded) dist Ade Book 18 p.23


Looking for their marriage and if not in Australia then their arrival.

I currently have no acces to FS or A... indexes. :rolleyes:

Thanks,

Dave
 
South Australian (Adelaide, SA : 1844 - 1851)
Tuesday 13 May 1851

May 11— The ship Condor, 1500 tons, Daly, from Liverpool, 23rd January. Passengers— Rev. Chas. Perks, Mrs Perks, Miss Perks, Mr Nunn, Mr Thompson, Mrs Mitchell, two Misses Mitchell, and three Masters Mitchell, in the cabin ; Mary Lewis, Ann Lewis, Wm. F. Clarke, Letitia Clarke and five children , Amelia Whitley, Margaret Williams, Martha Phillips, Robert Younge, Henry C. Freeman, and William Littleton,

http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/71686794?
 
Familysearch

Name William Falla Clarke
Spouse's Name Letitia Whitley
Event Date 11 Mar 1845
Event Place All Saints,Wandsworth,London,England
 
Yes, I noticed that - they were in the second cabin.

Marriage 1874 CROUCH Charles Manasseh - CLARKE Amy Adelaide Book 98 p.501


Wagga Wagga Advertiser (NSW : 1875 - 1910) - Saturday 7 August 1909 p.2
DEATH.
CROUCH.-On August 4, 1909, at her residence, "Alabama" Albury Road, Wagga, Amy, dearly beloved wife of Charles Crouch, aged 61 years.

So Amy born abt 1848.
 
Partnership dissolved
William Falla Clarke
John Nelson Clarke

HERE


Liverpool

Births Sep Qtr 1848
CLARKE Amy West Derby 20 903
 
Name Amy Clarke
Gender Female
Christening Date 04 Dec 1848
Christening Place St. Michaels, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Name Note born ... Aug 1848
Father's Name William Falla Clarke
Mother's Name Letitia
 
Thanks gibbo.

Letters of Administration - HERE


In 1860 William Falla Clarke and William McKenzie took over the business of Captain Edward French on Maclaren Wharf, Port Adelaide. ...
 
The other 4 kids incase you wanted them.
Looks like twins with William and Edward.

Name William Falla Clarke
Gender Male
Christening Date 1846
Christening Place ST. MICHAELS, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
Birth Date 1845
Father's Name William Falla Clarke
Mother's Name Letitia
-------------------------------------------------------
Name Edward Pattison Clarke
Gender Male
Christening Date 1846
Christening Place ST. MICHAELS, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
Birth Date 1845
Father's Name William Falla Clarke
Mother's Name Letitia
--------------------------------------------------
Name Letitia Ann Clarke
Gender Female
Christening Date 17 Aug 1847
Christening Place St. Michaels, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Father's Name William Falla Clarke
Mother's Name Letitia
---------------------------------------------------
Name Amelia Mary Clarke
Gender Female
Christening Date 01 Feb 1850
Christening Place SAINT MICHAEL, LIVERPOOL, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
Father's Name William Falla Clarke
Mother's Name Letitia
 
Thanks gibbo. That the name of the five children then.

Interested in William and Letitia and daughter Amy. Not chasing any of Amy's siblings after arrival.


Lancs OPC

Baptism: 4 Dec 1848 St Michael, Liverpool, Lancs.
Amy Clarke - Daughter of William Falla Clarke & Letitia
Born: 7 Aug 1848
Abode: 14 Breck Road
Occupation: Ship Chandler
Baptised by: Henry Carpenter Minister
Register: Baptisms 1826 - 1853, Page 255, Entry 2035
Source: LDS Film 1545923
 
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Coolamon Cemetery
CROUCH AMY DOD 4/08/1909 61 TRADITIONAL SECTION CHURCH OF ENGLAND Section I Grave 27

CROUCH CHARLES DOD 27/12/1910 64 TRADITIONAL SECTION CHURCH OF ENGLAND
Section I Grave 28
 
I'm guessing now

Baptism: 3 Jul 1820 St Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
William Clarke - [Child] of Robert Clarke & Martha
Abode: White-Street
Occupation: Shipwright
Baptised by: J. Pulford, Curate
Register: Baptisms 1820 - 1821, Page 34, Entry 272
Source: LDS Film 1656418

Perhaps not the right one given this

Marriage: 10 Jun 1805 Holy Trinity, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Robert Clarke - Shipwright, Liverpool
Martha Jaeger - Spinster, Same parish
Witness: Peter Robinson; Cathrine Robinson
Married by Banns by: Calvin Winstanley Curate
Register: Marriages 1792 - 1813, Page 112, Entry 420
Source: LDS Film 1656015
 
England, Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 Transcription
First name(s) William Falla
Last name Clarke
Gender Male
Birth year -
Birth place -
Baptism year 1822
Baptism date 08 Oct 1822
Residence Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Place Newcastle on Tyne
County Northumberland
Country England
Father's first name(s) Stewart Rutherford
Father's last name Clarke
Mother's first name(s) Annabella
Mother's last name -
Record set England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Births & baptisms
Collections from United Kingdom

Faculty Office Marriage Licences Transcription
First name(s) WILLIAM FALLA
Last name CLARKE
Licence year 1845
Licence date 10 Mar 1845
New calender date 10 Mar 1845
Bride's first name(s) Letitia
Bride's last name WHITLEY
Groom's first name(s) William Falla
Groom's last name CLARKE
Place Dioceses of England & Wales
Record set Faculty Office Marriage Licences
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Marriages & divorces
Collections from United Kingdom


13 March 1845 - Gore's Liverpool General Advertiser - Liverpool, Merseyside, England
MARRIAGE - CLARKE-WHITLEY

22 June 1847 - Liverpool Mercury - Liverpool, Merseyside, England
BIRTH - daughter

12 August 1848 - Newcastle Journal - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
BIRTH - daughter

3 November 1849 - Newcastle Journal - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
BIRTH - daughter

12 February 1859 - Oxford Chronicle and Reading Gazette - Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
DEATH - wife

2 April 1859 - Newcastle Journal - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
DEATH - son


B.I.S.A
CLARKE William Falla b: c1822 d: 25.8.1864
Woodville SA bd: Alberton SA arr: 1851 CONDOR
0cc: Merchant res: LeFevre Pen, Woodville rel: C/E
m: (1/2) Letitia b: c1822 d: 16.11.1858 ch: Emily
(1852-), Arthur Whitley (1854-1855), Frank (1855-),
Maria (c1857-)*, Harry Whitley (185:cool:
m: (2/2) Apr.1860 Jane Mary nee HARDEN ch: Chas
Geo (1860-1931), Florence (1862-), Adelaide Augta
(1864-1864)

Rupert
 
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South Australia Marriages 1842-1937 Transcription
First name(s) William Falla
Last name Clarke
Marital status Not recorded
Age 38
Birth year 1822
Marriage year 1860
Marriage date 31 Mar 1860
Place Trinity Church [Adelaide]
District Adelaide
State South Australia
Country Australia
Father's first name(s) Stodard T
Father's last name Clarke
Spouse's first name(s) Jane Mary
Spouse's last name Harden
Spouse's marital status Not recorded
Spouse's age 27
Spouse's birth year 1833
Spouse's father's first name(s) George
Spouse's father's last name Harden
Registration number 41/101
Record set South Australia Marriages 1842-1937
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Marriages & divorces
Collections from Australia & New Zealand

Rupert
 
If you are still interested in information about William Falla Clarke and family, I have recently been researching them and came across this post. I've found many references to the family in various Adelaide newspapers.
WFC Senior and Letitia's eldest boys:
William Falla Clarke, born 1845-
  • 1857 won second desk prize for writing while attending 3rd class, 3rd form at the Church of England Collegiate School (now St Peter’s Collegiate School), Adelaide
  • January 1871: awarded by assignment ship’s chandler’s licence in partnership with William McKenzie (who was granted the original licence in 1861 with his father, William Falla Clarke Senior). His step-mother, Jane Mary Clarke, is also listed on the licence. On the 27th February 1871, they filed for insolvency.
  • WAs one of the first eight oars in the old Port Adelaide Rowing Club.
  • Became a commercial traveller for Messrs Whyte, Counsell & Co, and Messrs Milne & Co.
  • 1873: witness in the trial of two employees of Bingle, White & Co, Maitland who were found in possession of cheesecloth and 2 tents sent by Capper & Sons of Maitland allegedly stolen from the ship Lopanto. William Falla Clarke deposed that he was the “super cargo” of that ship (a representative of the ship's owner on board a merchant ship, responsible for overseeing the cargo and its sale.)
  • 1876: witness in an inquest into the death of Henry Blair – accidental drowning
  • 1900: fined £5 for failing to attend Jury Duty in the Coolgardie Quarter Sessions.
1909: On May 25, admitted to the Government Hospital at Coolgardie, then transferred to Nurse Penglase’s Private Hospital, where he died of cancer on the 7th June. He had been secretary of the Lion Brewery Company and was "a highly trustee and confidential employee of that firm." According to one Obituary, he had “made a host of friends in all classes” “during his long residence in Coolgardie.” Probate was granted on 1st July to the value of £500/7/2 to Mary Rose Clarke and refers to him as an accountant.
His twin brother, Edwin Pattison Clarke: an Obituary refers to him as "a Senior Inspector of Excise in South Australia and “Senior Inspector of Distilleries, S.A.”. Died September 26 1910 in Adelaide.

There is a notice in the Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927) Sat 6 Feb 1875 saying that the local court in Palmeston granted an Auctioneer’s licence in Darwin: Question – is this the same William Falla Clarke, and if so, why Darwin?
 
this is what I've found about the other children who were born in the UK:
Letitia Ann Clarke Christened 17 August 1847 St Michaels, Liverpool, Lancashire. GS Film 1545923, ID Item 4 p242 Died 12 May 1911 aged 64 in Woodville, Adelaide. Single. Buried in Cheltenham Cemetery
Amy Clarke Christened Dec 4 1848 St Michaels, Liverpool Lancashire. Married Charles Mannesah Crouch on 19 Feb 1876 in Adelaide, at Mrs Clarke’s residence. Died 4 Aug 1909 in Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.
Amelia Mary Clarke Christened 1 Feb 1850 St Michaels, Liverpool Lancashire
The family travelled to Australia on Condor, arrived May 12 1851 in Adelaide. The Adelaide Times lists William F Clarke + Letitia + 5 children and Amelia Whitley as passengers. (Was Amelia a female relative of Letitia?).
 
Thanks for the info.

I have not searched for the connection between Amelia and Letitia.

Amy is the connection to my tree.


From the book at the NSW State Library.

CROUCH Charles Manasseh 26y S (f Hezekiah CROUCH)
m. 19 Feb 1874 at Res of Mrs CLARKE Adelaide dist Ade Book 98 p.501
CLARKE Amy 25y S (f William Fuller CLARKE)

Lancs OPC
Baptism: 4 Dec 1848 St Michael, Liverpool, Lancs.
Amy Clarke - Daughter of William Falla Clarke & Letitia
Born: 7 Aug 1848
Abode: 14 Breck Road
Occupation: Ship Chandler
Baptised by: Henry Carpenter Minister
Register: Baptisms 1826-1853, Page 255, Entry 2035
 
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