BORN EST 1779 Widley, Hampshire (East Meon baptisms site has a James Clarke, son of John and Mary Clarke being registered in 1777. The date of 1777 looks good from the age on the burial record.Hoping this is actually the James Clarke mentioned on http://freepages.family tree stuff.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bu)

DIED 22 DEC 1860 Cosham, Widley, Hants (King & Queen Inn, Cosham High St, Portsmouth) (source: Death Certificate)

BURIED 31 DEC 1860 Cosham, Widley, Hants

Census seems to indicate he was born around 1779. In the 1841 census he's aged 62, though in that census ages are meant to be rounded down to the nearest 5 years. At that time he lives with wife Elizabeth (47), son James (16) + also Harriet Goble (35) + James Goble (1). 

James CLARKE's will

FATHER John? Clarke 1738 - ??

MOTHER Mary 1738 - ??

SPOUSE Elizabeth COLE - SIBLINGS: William Clarke - ??, John Clarke - ??, Samuel Clarke - ??, Samuel Clarke - ??, George Clarke - ??, Richard Clarke - ??, Randal Clarke - ??, Mary Clarke - ??, Hannah Clarke - ??, Thomas Clarke - ??, Joseph Clarke - ??

We have 4 ancestors for James, 2 for his father John?, none for his mother Mary. James lived during the industrial revolution. We have 17 descendents for James. We have 783 people in this tree with 100 different family names, including 50 called CLARKE. CLARKE is the 2nd most common name in our family tree.

James is 3x great-grandfather to Paul Leslie CLARKE

Clarke tree, + connecting branches and roots, from Hampshire, UK to the Titanic and beyond. We have links for the name CLARKE obviously, but many others, see the whole list. If you have a link into our family tree, or would like to put out a request for genealogy assistance, email pauly @ this domain I will try to help... This site is also home to my personal site, with links to all the things I like. ItΚΌs all about me, my wife + our amazing boys... Also the usual things, work, Television, parkrun, etc, and links to my other projects.