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John Harrison Clark (1814 - 1883)

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John Harrison Clark
Born in London, Englandmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colonymap
Profile last modified 3 Nov 2018 | Created 22 Jul 2012
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Date : 04 August 1814[1]


Date : 14 September 1814[1]
Place : St Botolph Without Aldfate, London, England[1]


Born 14 Sep 1814 in London and died 24 Jan 1883 in Port Elizabeth
Buried St Mary’s Cemetery, Port Elizabeth
Son of John and Sarah (Harrison).
Arrived in South Africa 1833.
Suffered losses in England before leaving, thro’bankruptcy of PE firm. Ret. to PE 10 months before death, originally left c1869.
A founder of PE Boating Co and PE Bank
Owned traders (a fleet of trading ships) with brother Jonathan: “Eliza”, “Alice”, “Maud”, “Oaklands”, “Argali” (launched 21 .4. 1864).
1881 living in Falmouth.
26.11.95 sale of property and 8.7.1890.
June 1854 stores being built in Main St, part of St Mary’s grant.
Jan 1884 new building on site (GWSmith).
Owned 77-80 Rufane Vale, & Palm Place.
First Wife: Anne Sophia Nudd married 3 Feb 1842 in St Mary’s Church, Port Elizabeth, his age 27. Her father John Nudd, mother Elizabeth Ann


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014, John Harrison Clark, 04 Aug 1814); citing ST BOTOLPH WITHOUT ALDGATE,LONDON,LONDON,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 370,932, 380,133. Added by Esmé van der Westhuizen, 29 Sep 2017.

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