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Charles Clerke

Old Etonians AFC



  Charles John Clerke
Birth Tuesday, 8 September 1857 at 15 Eaton Place, Pimlico, Middlesex [registered in St George Hanover Square, December 1857]
Baptism Wednesday, 14 October 1857 in St. Michael's Church, Pimlico, to William Henry & Georgina

According to the 1861 census, Charles J., is the second of three children to Irish-born William and Georgina. They are living/visiting widower Emma Gosling, Georgina's sister, at Busbridge Cottage in Godalming.


According to the 1871 census, 13 year old Charles John has a younger sister, and is one of three children. His father is a Principal Clerk to the Treasury. They have six servants and Baton Place in Belgravia.


According to the 1881 census, Charles J. is a farm pupil boarding at Stormer Hall in Leintwardine, Ludlow.


According to the 1891 census, Charles J. is a farmer, living at Bedstone House in Bedstone with three servants.

Marriage to Augusta Laura Daniel, Tuesday, 26 July 1892 in Stockland, Somerset. [registered in Bridgwater, September 1892]. They had one child, Nicholas John (b.1912), who, was a member of the Royal Artillery, died between 27 May and 2 June 1940.

According to the 1901 census, Charles J., a gentleman living on own means, is now married to Augusta L., and are living at Broomfield Hall in Bridgwater with three servants.


According to the 1911 census, Charles John, a gentleman of private means, is still married to Augusta Laura, and are still living at Broomfield Hall with three servants.


According to the 1939 register, Charles J. and Augusta L. are living at Rush House, on the Cedar Road in Farnborough.

Death Tuesday, 7 November 1944 in Farnborough, aged 87 years 60 days
Probate "CLERKE Charles John of Rush House Farnborough Park Hampshire died 7 November 1944 Probate Llandudno 10 March to Augusta Laura Clerke widow.
Effects £56036 1s. 2d." [2019 equivalent: £2,436,710]



Playing Career

Club(s) Old Etonians
Distinctions not known
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) not known
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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The Numbers
parties withdrew
1 1

Match History

 Club: Old Etonians A.F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 22
11 15 March 1880 - Wales 2 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr HW withdrew injured