William Joyce Clarke 1886-1962

Personal Information

Name

William Joyce Clarke



Born abt 1886 South Molton, Somerset, England
Gender ♂️ Male
Died 30 dec 1962 Reading, England
Person ID 5678
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Families (Parents) (1)

Father

William Clarke
Mother
Mary Jane Joyce
Siblings
Edith Mary Clarke



John Clarke



Ellen Clarke



Annie Elizabeth Clarke

Family ID 7565
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Families (Spouses) (1)

Spouse

Lilian Mabel Hillier
Children
Mary Clarke



Iris Lilian Molton Clarke



William Lewis Joyce Clarke

Family ID 7562
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Events

30 dec 1962

DEAT

📍 Reading, England

abt 1886

BIRT

📍 South Molton, Somerset, England

In 1891 William was living with his father in the Bakers shop. In 1901 at the age of 15 he was a boarder at school in Chulmleigh.

In 1904 aged 18 he married Lilian Hillier in Kennington, London.

By 1910 they had three children and separated, with a bitter dispute over maintenance.  Two of the children went to South Molton and lived with their Grandparents, William and Mary Clarke

He was in the military from 1915 to 1920 having enlisted in South Molton, giving his address as 5 North Street.

After the war he lived in Bristol and had other children, including Helen who’s mother died shortly after her birth and she lived with two aunts on her mother’s side.

He died in Reading in 1962