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. [quote]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 + art + was described as a reserved + sensitive boy. He was aphad a decorating and stained glass business. While still at school with the Jesuits in Belvedere, Clarke showed promise in drawing + art + was described as a reserved + 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, + travelled to Paris + 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 + 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.[/quote]
FATHER Joshua Joseph CLARK 1859 - 1921
MOTHER Bridget MACGONAGLE 1860 - 1903SPOUSE 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 783 people in this family tree with 100 different family names, including 50 called Clarke. Clarke is the 2nd most common name in our tree.
Henry is 1st cousin 3x removed to Clare Frances MAHON
Clarke family tree, and connecting branches + roots, from Hampshire, UK to the Titanic and beyond. We have links for the name CLARKE obviously, so many others, see the whole list. If you think you have a connection to our family tree, or would like to put out a request for tree stuff 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. It's all about me, my wife + our beautiful boys... Also the usual things, work, Television, running, etc, + links to my other projects.