1821–1903

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 6, 1821, Ply­mouth, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 22, 1903, Pen­zance, Corn­wall.

Biography

Clarke was ed­u­cat­ed at Queen’s Col­lege and St. Ma­ry Hall, Ox­ford, Eng­land (BA 1844, MA 1846).

On tak­ing Ho­ly Or­ders, he be­came suc­cess­ive­ly cur­ate of Thor­ver­ton, and of Daw­lish, De­vons­hire; and vi­car of St. Tho­mas-by-Launce­ston, Corn­wall.

Later, he served as head mas­ter of the Launc­eston Gram­mar School, and vicar of Thor­ver­ton (1875); and Hon. Sec­re­ta­ry of the Ex­e­ter, De­von, Board of Ed­u­ca­tion.

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