CLARKE, John Charles

1828 - 1918

Born at Wilby, Suffolk about 1828. He married at Harleston, Norfolk in 1860, Ann Carman (1828-1905). A photographer at 1 Brudenell Terrace, Aldeburgh, Suffolk 1865-1885 but by 1891 an ‘artist & photographer’ living at Sutherland House, High Street, Southwold with his 62 year old wife Ann and their children, 28 year old Charles C, born Harleston and 24 year old Marion, born Aldeburgh, Suffolk but may have retained a business at Southwold as a photographer. Ten years later ‘artist living on own means’ and had moved up the road at Dalkieth, High Street, Southwold but both children had moved on but the business did also trade as John Charles Clarke & Son and his son Charles did carry on the business. His wife died at Aldeburgh in 1905, aged 76 and John followed in 1918, aged 89.