Clarke, James (1846-1926)

Family

James was born abt1846 at Aldercar, Heanor, Derbyshire. I have not been able to identify his parents.

He married Selina Turner (1840-1924) in the summer of 1874 at Grantham, Lincolnshire. Census returns identify two daughters.

  • Mary Ann E (b1875)
  • Fanny Selina Louisa (1877-1963) – a shop assistant (1911)

In addition James adopted a son James William born abt1890.

After leaving the ministry the family settled in Bolsover, Derbyshire. In 1901 James is recorded as an assurance agent and in 1911 as a colliery clerk.

James died in late 1926 at Bolsover, Derbyshire.

Circuits

  • 1870 Horncastle
  • 1871 Sleaford
  • 1873 Wirksworth
  • 1874 Oakham
  • 1876 Bottesford
  • 1878 Bolsover
  • 1879 Staveley
  • 1881 Donington
  • 1884 Winster
  • 1887 Old Hill
  • 1889 Epworth
  • 1891 Harwich
  • 1893 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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