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William Henry Clerke (1751 - 1818)

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Rev. Sir William Henry "8th Baronet" Clerke
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Died in Fleet Prison, London, Englandmap
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English clergyman, rector of Bury, Lancashire.[1]


William was born in 1751. He was the son of Francis Clerke and Susannah Ashhurst. He passed away in 1818.

His wife was Byzantia Cartwright, daughter of Thomas Cartwright Esq. of Aynhoe, Northampton[2]


  1. Wikipedia:Sir William Clerke, 8th Baronet
  2. The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage and Baronetage: Containing the Family Histories of the Nobility, Edmund Lodge Hurst and Blackett, 1859
  • "Clerke VIII. Sir William Henry", Burke's Peerage, 1849, accessed at [1] 2017-08-27. Full text: "Sir William Henry, in holy orders, rectory of Bury, in Lancashire; b. in 1751; m. in 1792, Byzantia, eldest dau. of Thomas Cartwright, Esq. of Aynhoe, co. Northampton..."

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