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Birthplace: Westholme, Somerset, England
Death: Died
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Immediate Family

About Robert Clerk

"Robert Clerk, of Westholme, Madras C.S., b. 6 Aug., 1798, d. 5 Apl. 1873." Married "Henrietta Frances, dau. of Robert Williams, Esq., bar-at-law, m. 8 Feb., 1843, d. 7 Oct. 1865"

[Source: Royal Lineage book, p 113, http://www.archive.org/details/royallineageofou02fost ]

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PILTON is a parish 3 miles south-west from Shepton 
Mallet and 5 south-cast from Wells, on the turnpike road to 
Glastonbury, in the Mid division of the county... the 
chancel was restored in 1862 at the expense of the lessees of 
the rectorial estate; it has a large stained east window in 
the shape of a star; there are also two stained windows on 
the south »lie of the chancel, one erected by Robert Clerk, esq., of Westholme House, in memory of Elizabeth Frances, his wife, it has three lights; subjects, scenes in the life of Dorcas;...

Source: Google eBook: Kelly's directory of Somersetshire: with the city of Bristol, Kelly & Co., 1883, p. 285 http://books.google.com/books?id=SCPNAAAAMAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s

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"Clerk, Robert (The Head Master's), son of R. Clerk, Esq., Westholme, Shepton Mallet. Left 1838. Emigrated to Australia..."

[Source: The Harrow School Register, 1800-1911, pg 157]

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AND

ARCHIVE.ORG: http://www.archive.org/stream/harrowschoolregi00harruoft#page/157/mode/1up

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BAPTISM

Name:Robert CLERK

Event type:Baptism

Date:03 Sep

Year:1798

Location: Wryadesbury, Bucks.

Parents: Thomas; Dorothy

Notes: Haileybury 1814

Transcribed by: British Library

India Office Records Reference: J/1/29 f.153

[Source: http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/FullDisplay.aspx?RecordId=014-000049570 ]

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BIOGRAPHY

Name:Robert CLERK

Event type:Biography

End year:1873

Biographical notes: Madras CS 1816-44; Boase I c.646

Transcribed by: British Library

India Office Records Reference:

Source name: Boase I c.646

[Source: http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/FullDisplay.aspx?RecordId=014-000056370 ]

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The County Families of the United Kingdom

CLERK, Robert, Esq. (of Westholme).

Second son of the late Major Thomas Clerk, E.I. Co.'s service, by Dorothy,, dau. of John Taylor, of Abbot Hall, Kendal, Westmoreland ; b. 1798 ; m. 1817 Henrietta Frances, dau. of Robert Williams, Esq. Educated at Halieybury Coll. ; is a Magistrate and Dep. Lieut. for Somerset ; was ...

Source: The county families of the United Kingdom; or, Royal manual of the title, by edward walford, 1920, p. 128

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Family Group Record

Husband Robert Clerk

Wife Henrietta Frances Williams Clerk

Children

1. Dora Clerk Female

Birth: About 1818 Of Westholme, , Somerset, England

Death: 13 FEB 1911

2. Thomas Clerk Male

Birth: 03 MAR 1820 Of Bedford, , Somerset, England

Death: 03 APR 1898

3. Robert Clerk Male

Birth: 02 AUG 1821 Of Westholme, , Somerset, England

Death: 10 MAR 1900

4. Albert Clerk Male

Birth: 22 MAY 1823 Of Westholme, , Somerset, England

Death: 18 DEC 1846

5. Isabella Ellen Clerk Female

Birth: About 1826 Of Westholme, , Somerset, England

Death: 11 AUG 1828

6. Henry Clerk Male

Birth: 20 JUN 1829 Of Westholme, , Somerset, England

Death: 09 JUN 1885

[Source: http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/igi/family_group_record.asp?familyid=169979482&indi_id=700138069187&lds=1®ion=2&frompage=1 ]

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This person and their pedigree are currently documented from "The Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families together with Their Paternal Ancestry" Compiled by Joseph Foster, 1885

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Robert Clerk's Timeline

1868
January 17, 1868
Age 69
Shepton Mallet, UK

LEWIS AND BROWN.
Petty Sesional Court House, Shepton Mallet, Friday, 17th January, 1868
Justices present: Robert Clerk, Esq., Chairman, E. B. Napier, Esq.

Evidence. John James Lewis, sworn :—I am a farmer and live at Compton in the parish of Pilton. The defendant has lately been in my employ. On the 8th instant about 8 o'clock p.m., in consequence of his not returning home, I inquired after him, when another of my workmen told me something which caused me to go in search of the defendant. I afterwards found him under a rick, drunk as he could be. I afterwards charged him with having drank cider in the cellar, and he admitted having drank something out of the cupboard in the parlour.

Sentence. Sentence, seven days' imprisonment.

Reports from commissioners
(Google eBook)
House of Commons, 1874
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1861
1861
Age 62
Middlesex, Somerset, England

Birthplace: Middlesex, England
Birthdate: about 1799
Residence: Somerset

1851
1851
Age 52

Says birthdate "about 1799", residence: Somerset

1871
1871
Age 72
Middlesex, Somerset, England

Birthplace: Middlesex, England
Birthdate: about 1799
Residence: Somerset

1798
August 6, 1798
Westholme, Somerset, England

Royal Lineage book, p 113

1873
April 5, 1873
Age 74

Royal Lineage book, p 113

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DEATH CONFIRMED:
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1983
about Robert Clerk
Name: Robert Clerk
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
Year of Registration: 1873
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 75
District: Shepton Mallet
County: Somerset
Volume: 5c
[Source: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?MS_AdvCB=1&rank=1&am... ]

County Somerset
Place Pilton
Church St John the Baptist
RegisterNumber
BurialDate 08 Apr 1873
Forename Robert
Relationship
Rel1MaleForename
Rel1FemaleForename
Rel1Surname
Surname CLERK
Age 75
Abode Westholme House
Notes
FileNumber 4254
[Source: http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/SearchResults.pl?RecordType=Burials&a... ]

1817
February 8, 1817
Age 18
Madras, Madron, Cornwall, England

Royal Lineage book, p 113 says m. 8 Feb. 1843

1798
September 3, 1798
Wryadesbury, Berkshire, England

Wryadesbury, Berkshire, England

BAPTISM

Record details

Name:Robert CLERK
Event type:Baptism
Date:03 Sep
Year:1798
Location:Wryadesbury, Bucks.
Parents:Thomas; Dorothy
Notes:Haileybury 1814
Transcribed by:British Library
India Office Records Reference:J/1/29 f.153

[Source: http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/FullDisplay.aspx?RecordId=014-000049570 ]

NOTE: Wraysbury, traditionally spelt Wyrardisbury, is a village and civil parish in Berkshire, England. It is located in the very east of the county, in the part that was in Buckinghamshire until 1974.
Source: Wikipedia

????
- present
Somerset, England

THE COUNTY FAMILIES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
CLERK, Robert, Esq. (of Westholme).
Second son of the late Major Thomas Clerk, E.I. Co.'s service, by Dorothy,, dau. of John Taylor, of Abbot Hall, Kendal, Westmoreland ; b. 1798 ; m. 1817 Henrietta Frances, dau. of Robert Williams, Esq. Educated at Halieybury Coll. ; is a Magistrate and Dep. Lieut. for Somerset ; was

Source: The county families of the United Kingdom; or, Royal manual of the title..
p. 128
by edward walford
1920
google books
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1844
February 13, 1844
- present
Age 45
Somerset County, England