John Clark Dearden

6 June 1822–1892 (Age 69)
Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Clark

When John Clark Dearden was born on 6 June 1822, in Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Dearden, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Clark, was 28. He married Caroline Varey on 7 February 1852, in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Bowling St Bartholomew, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Manningham St Paul, Manningham, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in 1892, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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John Clark Dearden
Caroline Varey
Marriage: 7 February 1852
Joseph Matthew Arthur Dearden
Horace Varey Dearden
Anne Dearden
Albert Dearden
Emma Dearden

Spouse and Children

7 February 1852
Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 21

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Edenfield named Dearden, from Old English dēor ‘beast’, ‘deer’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John C Dearden, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Clarke Dearden, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John C Dearden, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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