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Clarissa Halse (Fenwick)

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Hare Park, Newmarket, London, UK
Death: February 12, 1880 (88)
Friston Villas, Richmond, Surrey, UK
Place of Burial: Kensal Green Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Fenwick and Mary Fenwick
Wife of John Halse
Mother of John Halse; William Halse; Henry Halse, I; Henry Halse; Edward Tindall Halse and 7 others
Sister of William Fenwick and Frederick Fenwick, Rev

Occupation: House Keeper, St James Palace
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
Last Updated:

About Clarissa Halse

Included in the list of Officers at St James Palace, London:

Halse, John - Page of the Presence Chamber 10 Oct. 1820 (LC 3/69, p. 21). Page of the Presence Chamber (First Class) 10 Aug. 1821 (Ibid., f. 38; LC 3/70, p. 9). State Page 10 Aug. 1830 (LC 3/70, p. 15). Ret. by 17 Apr. 1844 (LC 3/71, p. 241).

Halse (Hulse), Clarissa - Necessary Woman (Housekeeper) to the Private Apartments, St. James. 20 June 1831 (LC 3/72, p. 240; LC 3/60).

David Halse Caradus has in his possession a mother of pearl card holder with one of Clarissa Rhodes introduction cards in it, clearly showing her name 'Mrs Halse' and her residence as 'St James Palace'. (See photo's under Media)

Amanda Erskine says: Clarissa is my 4xgreat grandmother. My sister has 3 keys from the palace with her name on them, for the back stairs, long corridor and the queens closet. We also have a sculpted plaque which I think is by her son George.

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Clarissa Halse's Timeline

April 25, 1791
London, UK
January 23, 1816
Age 24
Knipton, Leicestershire, UK
May 25, 1817
Age 26
Knipton, Leicestershire, England
December 4, 1818
Age 27
Knipton, Leicestershire, UK
June 8, 1820
Age 29
Knipton, Leicestershire, England
March 8, 1822
Age 30
May 31, 1823
Age 32
June 18, 1824
Age 33
May 1, 1826
Age 35
London, UK