Thomas Clarke

Wombourne, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Clarke was born in 1856, in Wombourne, Staffordshire, England, his father, Henry Stephen Clarke, was 24 and his mother, Harriet Powney, was 20. He married Sarah Tonkiss in 1879, in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Thomas Clarke
Sarah Tonkiss
Marriage: 1879

Spouse and Children

Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 48

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Clarke in household of Henry Stephen Clarke, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Clark in household of Henry S Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Clark in household of Henry S Clark, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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