CLARKE, Constance Mary Letitia

1857 - c.1937

As Constance Emily Letitia Owen, she was born at Chelsea, London in 1857, daughter of Thomas Owen and Mary Rebecca née Crause, who married at St Pancras, London in 1855. In 1861, a 3 year old step-daughter of 31 year old Arthur White, a barrister-at-law, and his 26 year old wife Mary Rebecca Owen née Crause, who married at Westminster, London in 1860, living at 3 Courteney Place, East Teignmouth, Newton Abbot, Devon. In 1881 Constance was a visitor at St Matthews Lodge, Ipswich, the home of 68 year old Henry Clarke, a retired shoe manufacturer, and his family including his son 25 year old Henry, a shoe manufacturer, whom 23 year old Constance married later that year. As Mrs Harry Clarke was a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1882-1883 from Crescent Road, Ipswich but does not seem to have exhibited. In 1891, a 33 year old living at Glasly, Crescent Road, Ipswich with her 35 year old husband Henry, with two indoor servants. They seem to have moved to France where she died 1935-1940.