Charles Valentine CLARKE (1883 - 1912)


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Charles Valentine CLARKE

BORN 14 FEB 1883 Cosham, Widley, Hants (St Valentine's Day) (source: Birth Certificate)

BAPTISED 1 APR 1883 St Peter & Paul Wymering (CHU15/1B/2)

DIED 15 APR 1912 RMS Titanic

BURIED Uknown lost at sea

Charles perished in the Titanic disaster of 1912. His body (if recovered,) was never identfied. Some bodies were lost at sea in the sinking, some were recovered and brought to America. A lot of bodieswere badly decomposed, so they were buried at sea.

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FATHER Harry CLARKE 1856 - 1951

MOTHER Jane Emma HALL 1859 - 1918


SIBLINGS: Harry CLARKE - ??, Edith CLARKE - ??, George CLARKE -

We have 45 ancestors for Charles, 41 for his father Harry, 2 for his mother Jane. We can go back 14 generations to Edward Chrysnes - during the reign of Henry VIII. We have 761 people in this family tree with 94 different surnames, including 49 called CLARKE. CLARKE is the most common name in our tree.

Charles is 1st cousin twice removed to Paul Leslie CLARKE

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Don't forget we have the surname Clarke and Clark in Paul's tree and Clarkes (and Clarks) in Clare's tree too. The wife's great-grandmothers maiden name was Clarke. There is no connection that we can find so far, no The wife and I were not related before we were married... Clarke is a jolly common name so good luck if you are also tracing yr Clarke tree...

Charles Valentine Clarke Breaking News! Apparently he was born February 14th, and not March. Hold the front page, and update the GEDCOM... [Wed 22 January 2003]

Clarkeology on TV There's going to be a feature on Charles Valentine Clarke on Portsmouth TV news this weekend... [Fri 11 April 2003]

ah, it's the anniversary of the Titanic going down today innit... [Tue 15 April 2003]

Charles Valentine Clarke info Just found this old email, from when we found out who Charles Valentine Clarke was: This... [Thu 8 May 2003]

Charles Valentine & Ada Maria Clarke Hi I'm a distant relation to Charles Valentine Clarke , who was aboard the Titanic. My... [Sun 1 June 2003]

Charles Valentine & Ada Maria Clarke Hi, My fathers name was eric clarke and he always use to tell me that his auntie died on the... [Thu 15 January 2004]

Encyclopedia Titanica Hi Tass, First thing, what is your fathers full name and where was he born? Second what was his... [Mon 19 January 2004]

Charles Valentine Clarke Got this card announcing the death of Charles Valentine Clarke , who died aboard The... [Thu 22 January 2004]

Emily Sophia WEEKS I believe this is the Emily I was looking for and the sister of my grandmother Eleanor Marion... [Fri 23 January 2004]

RE: Emily Sophia WEEKS Thanks for all this info, I will try to absorb it all. Its great to know there are other family... [Mon 26 January 2004]

RE: Emily Sophia WEEKS You're welcome--I was happy to find a connection and the info on your site. I live in New York... [Wed 28 January 2004]

RE: Emily Sophia WEEKS By the way Emily's husband was the brother of Charles Valentine Clarke who was lost in the... [Wed 28 January 2004]

Charles and Ada Clarke Wow, been sent these pictures by someone called Ben (not Tim, where did I get that from?... [Fri 30 January 2004]

RE: Charles and Ada Clarke These are from the Daily Mirror Fri 19th April 1912 [Wed 18 February 2004]

Titanic update There's some interesting speculation here on Encyclopedia Titanica suggesting that Ada Maria... [Fri 5 March 2004]

Wedding Invitation Shame to have just missed this , not sure the seller realised there was any Titanic... [Sun 7 March 2004]

RE: Titanic update The sister they refer to is Ada Mary West but, her maiden name was WORTH, so as Ada Maria... [Mon 8 March 2004]

RE: Wedding Invitation ... [Mon 8 March 2004]

Maury Yeston's Titanic We got an email from a student in the USA who's been cast as "Caroline Neville" in a production... [Tue 8 June 2004]

George Richmand Samways My grandfather, George born in England, grandmother Rose Freemantle , mother Edith Freemantle .... [Tue 7 March 2006]

That sounds super complex, but some important details missing One of the first details I'd look for is date of birth, whether or not they were trampled to... [Tue 7 March 2006]

SAMWAYS Re: SAMWAYS My grandfather was George Richmond Samway s. Who was it who died on the Titanic... [Wed 8 March 2006]

It was Charles Valentine Clarke died on the Titanic Here's Charles Clarke , his wife Ada Maria Clarke (nee Winfield) survived the sinking. Charles... [Wed 8 March 2006]

RE: SAMWAYS There were no TRIBE's or SAMWAYS on the Titanic [Fri 17 March 2006]

Charles CLARKE Re: Charles CLARKE This has nothing to do with charles clarke but i am a Clarke i am 13 and... [Mon 5 June 2006]

RE: It was Charles Valentine Clarke died on the Titanic I'm sorry I don't really have anything much useful to say but...I'm just amazed. I'm Sarah... [Sat 16 September 2006]

Charles V. Clarke Hi there ~ I've been going through some of my Grandmother's items and have found a badly... [Tue 27 February 2007]

RE: Charles V. Clarke This is on the Titanic Web site: Mr Edward H. Wheadon, 66, a farmer from La Couture, Guernsey,... [Wed 28 February 2007]

RE: hello i also googled my surname and found this website. it is interesrting to see a few samways's... [Wed 17 October 2007]

Charles Valentine Clarke's body was not recovered. That email was from the verger at St Peter & Paul's the info was wrong. He was mentioned on his... [Wed 2 September 2015]

Updated info on Charles Valentine Clarke from Encyclopedia Titanica Some updated info here , I never thought to look for him in the other censuses. There are... [Wed 16 September 2015]

Done some more work on the website I've update more of the website with attributes from , which means that if you could... [Wed 14 September 2016]

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