William Bancroft Clark

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William Bancroft Clark

Birthdate: (91)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Roger Clark and Sarah Clark (Bancroft)
Husband of Catherina Petronella "Cato" Clark
Father of <private> Clark; <private> Clark; Daniel Clark; Petronella Sylvester; <private> Clark and 9 others
Brother of Stephen Clark; Hadwen Priestman Clark; Priscilla Bright Johnston; Nathan Middleton Clark; Eleanore Robertson (Clark) and 1 other

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About William Bancroft Clark

Name: William Bancroft Clark

Sex: M

Birth: 01 MAR 1902 in Street, Somerset, England

Event: Record # 5843/

Event: Book # 1/

Event: Page # 309,487/


William B. Clark was a student at Bootham School, Yorkshire, England from

1916 to 1919. He became a B. A. at King's College, Cambridge University in 1924. He was with G. & J. Clark Ltd., Shoemakers, Street, Somerset 1919-1921 and since 1924. He has been director since 1929 and Chairman since 1942. Mr. Clark is also director of the Friends' Provident & Century Insurance Co., London; past president of the Shoe Manufacturers' Federation of England and treasurer of Bristol University in England.

Father: Roger Clark b: 28 APR 1871 in Greenbank, Street, Somerset, England

Mother: Sarah Bancroft b: 24 AUG 1877 in Rockford, Wilmington, Del.

Marriage 1 Catharina Petronella Smuts b: 03 DEC 1904 in Pretoria

Married: 28 DEC 1928 in Pretoria, South Africa

Event: Residence 1964 in Hindhayes, Street, Somerset


of 'Clarks Shoes'

1902 Born the son of Roger Clark

1919-21 Worked in the business

1924 Worked in the business

1928 Appointed a director

1942 Appointed chairman

Uit die boekie Leidsman van sy tyd het ek die volgende gekry oor sy 9 kinders.

  1. en
  2. Tweeling gebore Maart 1898, dogter en seun, net paar weke gelewe
  3. Jacobus Abraham gebore 1899 oorlede Aug 1900
  4. Susannah Johanna (Santa) gebore 1903 oorlede 11 Aug 1966 getroud met Andries Weyers haar vader se plaasbestuurder en het op Irene gewoon
  5. Catharina Petronella (Cato) gebore 1904 oorlede 21 Okt 1968 getroud met Bancroft Clark en het in England gewoon
  6. Jacob Daniel (Japie) gebore 1906 oorlede 10 Okt 1948
  7. Sybella Margaretha (Sylma) gebore 1908 oorlede 8 Julie 1976 getroud met John H Coaton het op Irene gewoon
  8. Jan Christian (Klein Jannie) gebore 1912
  9. Louis 'n dogter gebore 1914
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William Bancroft Clark's Timeline

March 1, 1902
November 29, 1931
Age 29
January 15, 1933
Age 30
April 25, 1940
Age 38
United Kingdom
August 23, 1993
Age 91