Durham A Clark

about 1863–
Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Durham A

When Durham A Clark was born about 1863, in Stamford Bridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Joseph Clark, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Acomb, was 21.

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William Joseph Clark
Elizabeth Acomb
Durham A Clark
Edwin Francis Clark
Ada Ann Clark
George William Clark

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World Events (3)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 0

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Age 21

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 45

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Durham A Clark in household of William J Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Durham A Clark - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Durham A Clark

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