William Clarke married Mary Jane Joyce on 1 Jul 1879 at Withel Florey creating the link between the two families.
Mary Joyce was born at Kings Brompton, her parents were John Joyce and Jane Ridler.
In the 1871 census they were living in No1 Barnstable Road and he was assistant in his father’s bakery.
By 1891 William had taken over the Bakery at number 2 Barnstable Road from his father who then lived next door
We know from the court case involving his son William that he sold the Bakery in 1910 and in the 1911 census he is living at 2 North Road and is a dairyman.