Henry Patrick Clarke (1887 - 1931)


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Henry Patrick Clarke

BORN 17 MAR 1887 33 North Frederick Street, Dublin

DIED 6 JAN 1931 Coire, Switzerland (Tuberculosis)

Born Henry Patrick Clarke. Educated Belvedere College and Dublin Metropolitan School of Art.

Harry Clarke was born on March 17th, 1889 in North Frederick Street, Dublin, where his father Joshuahad a decorating and stained glass business. While still at school with the Jesuits in Belvedere, Clarke showed promise in drawing and art and was described as a reserved and sensitive boy. He was apprenticed in 1905 for five years to his father's business while attending schools of art in Dublin and London for periods in between. By 1914, he had studied, exhibited, won a travelling studentship, and travelled to Paris and Chartres. His first stained glass commission was for the windows of the Honan chapel in University College Cork, which was completed in 1917. Between 1917 and his early death in 1931, in spite of ill health, he carried out over forty commissions for churches in Ireland, Great Britain and elsewhere. One of his most famous works is the Geneva Window, commissioned by the state for the International Labour Building of the United Nations.

Henry Patrick Clarke's will

FATHER Joshua Joseph CLARK 1859 - 1921

MOTHER Bridget MACGONAGLE 1860 - 1903

SPOUSE Margaret Crilley -

SIBLINGS: Fanny CLARK - , Kathleen CLARK - , Walter CLARKE - , Florence CLARK -

We have 6 ancestors for Henry, 4 for his father Joshua, 0 for his mother Bridget. We can go back 3 generations to Joshua CLARK - during the industrial revolution. We have 4 descendents for Henry. We have 761 people in this tree with 94 different surnames, including 49 called Clarke. Clarke is the most common name in our tree.

Henry is 1st cousin 3x removed to Clare Frances MAHON

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Clarke family tree info maintained by Bazzer, Mahon family tree info maintained by The wife. If you can provide help with our tree, or would like any more information, leave a message, or e-mail me (Pauly) and I'll pass it on.

Don't forget we have the surname Clarke (and Clarks) in Paul's tree and Clarkes (and Clarks) in Clare's tree too. Clare's great grandmothers original name was Clarke. There is no link that we can find so far, no we were not related before we were wed... It is a jolly common name so good luck if you are also tracing your Clarke tree...

Clarke Family of Wymering Hi I am doing some research on a Clarke family for a friend of mine and wondered if there might... [Sat 23 July 2005]

Hi Barbara,
I don't think we are connected but you never know. I have not traced all my Clarke's yet. You were lucky to see a headstone of you...
Hi Barbara, I don't think we are connected but you never know. I have not traced all my Clarke's... [Sun 24 July 2005]

Clarke Family Hi again Thanks for your reply. I know I think luck was on my side when I found that stone,I was... [Mon 25 July 2005]

Gillian Coles is the church warden. Her email is gillian.d.coles@btinternet.com The names were recorded in 1970 that is the ones that could be read... Gillian Coles is the church warden. Her email is gillian.d.coles@btinternet.com The names were... [Mon 25 July 2005]

Joshua Joseph CLARK Re: Joshua Joseph CLARK We have made a documentary on the life of Harry Clarke, it fatures his... [Fri 5 August 2005]

Harry Clarke's farm not the farm toys our Harry has, but Purbrook farm in 1897 [Wed 5 January 2011]

James CLARKE of East Meon Wondering if this page of East Meon baptisms might have some connection with our James CLARKE... [Fri 23 September 2011]

Clarke / Baker connection, from Stoke Newington to Canada No connection to our family as far as I can see but posting this in case you can help... email... [Mon 23 January 2012]

The more I revisit this the more I am convinced our James Clarke 1779 is this James Clarke 1777 East Meon Baptisms 1775 to 1799 : 26 Jan 1775 Mary (John and Mary) CLARKE 18 Feb 1776 Hannah... [Thu 10 July 2014]

Joshua CLARK (1795 - ) A different branch of Clarks this time, I'm trying to research some on Clare 's side. They go... [Fri 9 January 2015]

I bet there is a connection to our Clarkes We have a whole chain of William Clarke s along this line , but those are East Meon . Maybe... [Sun 18 September 2016]

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