Jan­u­a­ry 6, 1821, Ply­mouth, Eng­land.

Feb­ru­a­ry 22, 1903, Pen­zance, Corn­wall.

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; Vicar of St. Thomas-by-Launceston, Cornwall; Head Master of the Launceston Grammar School, and Vicar of Thorverton (1875); and Hon. Secretary of the Exeter, Devon, Board of Education.

His works in­clude:

  1. All Hail, All Hail to the Natal Day
  2. Blessed and Holy Three
  3. Forth to the Waving Seas
  4. Framer of the Light
  5. God Is Gone Up
  6. Great Giver of All Good, to Thee Again
  7. In All Thou Didst While Here on Earth
  8. In Humble Adoration
  9. Jesus, on This Blessed Morn
  10. Lord, Most Holy, God Most Mighty
  11. Lord of All Creation
  12. Lord of the New Creation
  13. Now a New Year Opens
  14. O Dark and Dreary Day
  15. O Lord, It Is a Joyful Thing
  16. O Thou Who Dwellest in Eternity
  17. Once More the Sheaves Are Gathered
  18. Through Dangers of the Night
  19. Virgin Did Come, A