1775-1859

February 5, 1775, Canterbury, Kent, England.

May 30, 1859, at his home in St. George’s Street, Canterbury, Kent, England.

A cobbler and choir trainer, Clark led the singing of the Psalms at the Wesleyan Chapel, Canterbury, and later at the Unitarian Church in Canterbury. It has been claimed he never actually joined the Unitarians, though he sympathized with them, and he resigned from the Methodists. Clark wrote a number of anthems, including Awake Up, My Glory, Daughter of Zion and Since I Have Placed My Trust. His other works include:

  1. Acton
  2. Burnham
  3. Cranbrook
  4. Crediton
  5. Essex
  6. Greenland
  7. Pembroke
  8. Warsaw