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Family of David KING and Catherine CLARKE

Husband: David KING (1819-1873)
Wife: Catherine CLARKE (aft1817-1869)
Children: Joseph KING (aft1838-bef1891)
William KING (1841-1869)
David KING (1842-1919)
Ruth KING (1844- )
Emma KING (bef1848-1929)
Martha KING (1849-1892)
Solomon KING (1852- )
Walter KING (aft1853- )
Ada KING (aft1856-1895)
Marriage 23 Dec 1838 Southill, Bedfordshire, England 1
Census (family) (1) 6 Jun 1841 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 2
Census (family) (2) 30 Mar 1851 Willington, Bedfordshire, England 3
Census (family) (3) 7 Apr 1861 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 4

Additional Information

Marriage David signed his name, whilst Catharine made her mark. The witnesses were John Saunderson and Lucy Clarke.
Census (family) (2) Mill House

Husband: David KING

Name: David KING 5
Sex: Male
Father: Joseph KING (bef1786-1873)
Mother: Mary WOODCOCK (bef1785-bef1822)
Birth 10 Oct 1819 Southill, Bedfordshire, England 3,6,7,8
Baptism 10 Oct 1819 (age 0) Southill Baptist Church, Bedfordshire 9
Occupation (1) 1838 (age 18-19) woodman
Occupation (2) 1841 (age 21-22) agricultural labourer 2
Occupation (3) 1851 (age 31-32) under gamekeeper 3
Occupation (4) frm 1861 to 1866 (age 41-47) farmer (of 5 1/2 acres 5
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 52 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 10
Occupation (5) 1871 (age 51-52) retired gardener
Death 17 Aug 1873 (age 53) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 11,12,13
Burial aft 17 Aug 1873 (age 53) Clifton, Bedfordshire 11

Additional Information

Death Cause: cirrhosis of liver ascites

Wife: Catherine CLARKE

Name: Catherine CLARKE 2,14
Sex: Female
Father: John CLARKE (aft1776-bef1851)
Mother: Susan(nah) JEFFERIES (aft1776-1852)
Birth btw 7 Jun 1817 and 6 Jun 1818 Southill, Bedfordshire, England 2,3,6
Baptism 16 May 1824 (age 5-6) Southill, Bedfordshire 15,16
Death 30 Jul 1869 (age 51) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 11,17,18

Additional Information

Baptism Her surname was spelt Clark.
Death Cause: acute softening of the brain
Her gravestone inscription read 3 Jun 1869

Child 1: Joseph KING

Name: Joseph KING 2,3
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mrs Mary KING (aft1838- )
Birth btw 7 Jun 1838 and 6 Jun 1839 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 2,3
Baptism 1 Mar 1840 (age 0-1) Southill, Bedfordshire 19
Occupation (1) 1861 (age 21-23) agricultural labourer 4
Occupation (2) 1871 (age 31-33) gardener 20
Possessions 1873 (age 33-35) 16 acres 2 rod of land in Clifton, worth 44 21
Occupation (3) 1879 (app) (age 39-41) soldier, possibly
Death bef Apr 1891 (age 51-52)

Additional Information

Occupation (3) Although in 1881 his daughter was described as daughter of a gardener Joseph's son Jack was born in Cape Colony which suggests possible army service.
Death Mary is shown as a widow on the 1891 census.

Child 2: William KING

Name: William KING 2,3
Sex: Male
Spouse: Maria STRANGE (aft1849- )
Birth btw 7 Apr 1841 and 6 May 1841 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 2,3
Baptism 29 May 1842 (age 1) Southill, Bedfordshire 19
Death Q1 1869 (age 27) Biggleswade district, Bedfordshire, England 10,22

Additional Information

Death Janet Young has date of death 24 Jan 1869, burial 1 Feb 1869

Child 3: David KING

Name: David KING 23
Sex: Male
Spouse: Fanny Taylor HAYES (1844-1913)
Birth 4 Mar 1842 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 14,24
Baptism 29 Dec 1850 (age 8) Blunham, Bedfordshire 14
Occupation (1) 1861 (age 18-19) agricultural labourer 4
Occupation (2) 1871 (age 28-29) gardener's labourer 25
Possessions 1873 (age 30-31) 42 acres of land, worth 56 1s, in Clifton. 21
Occupation (3) 1876 (age 33-34) market gardener 26
Occupation (4) 1881 (age 39) gardener
Occupation (5) 1891 (age 49) agricultural labourer 24,27
Occupation (6) 1901 (age 58-59) general labourer on a farm 28
Occupation (7) 1905 (age 62-63) labourer 23
Death 15 Nov 1919 (age 77) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 19
Burial 20 Nov 1919 (age 77) Clifton, Bedfordshire 19

Child 4: Ruth KING

Name: Ruth KING 3,14
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: James DEVONSHIRE (aft1839-1883)
Spouse 2: Joseph SPRING (aft1832- )
Birth 29 Feb 1844 Stanford, Bedfordshire, England 3,14
Baptism 29 Dec 1850 (age 6) Blunham, Bedfordshire 14
Occupation (1) frm 1861 to 1871 (age 16-27) bonnet sewer 4,10
Possessions 1873 (age 28-29) 10 acres 2 rods 7 perch of land in Clifton, worth 26 1s 21
Census (1) 5 Apr 1891 (age 46 (!)) Seaford, Sussex, England 29
Occupation (2) 1891 (age 46-47) lodging house keeper 29
Census (2) 31 Mar 1901 (age 56 (!)) Seaford, Sussex, England 30
Occupation (3) 1901 (age 56-57) living on own means. 30

Additional Information

Census (2) Bedford House
Although she was shown as married Mr Spring was not in household. Ruth's niece Sarah King, aged 25, and nephew John Ivens, aged 18, were staying with her.

Child 5: Emma KING

Name: Emma KING 3,31
Sex: Female
Spouse: John SIMMS (aft1853-1934)
Birth bef 19 Nov 1848 Willington, Bedfordshire, England 3,31
Baptism 19 Nov 1848 (age 0) Southill, Bedfordshire 31
Possessions 1873 (age 24-25) 10 acres 2 rods of land in Clifton, worth 26 1s 21
Death 4 Mar 1929 (age 81 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 19,32
Burial Mar 1929 (age 80) Clifton, Bedfordshire 19,32

Child 6: Martha KING

Name: Martha KING 3,14
Sex: Female
Spouse: James MAINDLEY (aft1844- )
Birth 11 Oct 1849 Willington, Bedfordshire, England 3,14
Baptism 29 Dec 1850 (age 1) Blunham, Bedfordshire 14
Possessions 1873 (age 23-24) 10 acres 0 rod 37 perch of land in Clifton, worth 23 10s 21
Death Q1 1892 (age 42) Biggleswade district, Bedfordshire, England 33
Burial 9 Jan 1892 (age 42) Clifton, Bedfordshire 19

Child 7: Solomon KING

Name: Solomon KING 4,34
Sex: Male
Spouse: Elizabeth Fanny HARE (aft1851-1879)
Birth 5 Apr 1852 Willington, Bedfordshire, England 4,34
Occupation 1871 (age 18-19) gardener's labourer 10
Possessions 1873 (age 20-21) 13 acres 3 rod of land in Clifton, worth 24 15s 21

Child 8: Walter KING

Name: Walter KING 4
Sex: Male
Spouse: Bertha Annie HOUGHTON (aft1854- )
Birth btw 8 Apr 1853 and 7 Apr 1854 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 4
Occupation (1) 1871 (age 16-18) groom 10
Possessions 1873 (age 18-20) 13 acres 3 rod of land in Clifton, worth 24 15s 21
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 26) East Blatchington, Sussex, England 35
Occupation (2) 1881 (age 26-28) chemist's assistant 35

Additional Information

Census Blatchington Bothey
He was visiting his sister Ruth Devonshire.

Child 9: Ada KING

Name: Ada KING 4,10
Sex: Female
Spouse: George Edward IVENS (aft1852-1901)
Birth btw 8 Apr 1856 and 7 Apr 1857 Clifton, Bedfordshire, England 4
Baptism 16 Feb 1857 (age -1-0 (!)) Clifton, Bedfordshire 19
Possessions 1873 (age 15-17) 12 acres of land in Clifton, worth 24 21
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 34) Seaford, Sussex, England 36
Occupation dressmaker 36
Death Q2 1895 (age 38) Eastbourne district, Sussex, England 37

Additional Information

Census 7 Devonshire Terrace
Her name was recorded as Annie Ivens. Her niece, Louise King, aged 13, was staying with her.
Death Janet Young has date of death as 17 June 1895 in Seaford.

Sources

1James Frederick Cr? officiating minister Southill Parish Church, "David King marriage certificate registered entry no 15 4th quarter 1838". Cit. Date: 23 December 1838. Assessment: Primary evidence.
2"1841 census". HO107/. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
3"1851 census". HO107/1752 folio 323 page 1. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
4"1861 census". RG9/997 folio 52 page 32. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
5Henry H Miles Rector Clifton parish church, "David King Marriage Certificate registered entry no 207 4th quarter 1866".
6James Frederick Cr? officiating minister Southill Parish Church, "David King marriage certificate registered entry no 15 4th quarter 1838".
7"1841 census". HO107/9/16 folio12 page 20. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
8The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch No C090861 Extracted birth records Dates 1783 - 1837. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
9Ibid. Batch number C090861 Extracted baptism records Dates 1783-1837. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
10"1871 census". RG10/1551 folio 49 page 19. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
11Transcribed by Iris Dobson (King), "Clifton Cemetary Gravestone Inscriptions".
12"GRO Death Index". 1873 Sep Biggleswade 3b 202. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
13Alfred Jelf registrar Biggleswade sub district, Biggleswade registration district, "David King death certificate registered entry no 155 Q3 1873". Cit. Date: 20 August 1873. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Informant was Ann Caundle, present at death
14The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no. C003672 Extracted christening record Dates 1813-1863. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
15Ibid. Batch no. C003412 Extracted christening records dates 1813-1884. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
16"Register of Baptisms Southill Parish Church".
Society of Genealogists Library, Charterhouse Buildings.
17"GRO Death Index". 1869 Sep Biggleswade 3b 207. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
18Alfred Jelf Registrar Biggleswade sub district Biggleswade Registration district, "Catherine King (Clarke) death certificate registered entry no 368 Q3 1869". Cit. Date: 2 August 1869. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The informant was Ann Caudle present at the death. In 1871 Ann, aged 65, and her husband were living at 2 King's Cottages, Clifton, so perhaps were tenants of the King family.
19Janet Young, "5 Generations of the King family".
20"1871 census". RG10/1551 folio 73 page18. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
21"Return of owners of land of 1 acre upwards".
22"GRO Death Index". 1869 March Biggleswade 3b 227.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
23Samuel W Chorlton St John The Baptist Church Islington, "Edward David King Marriage Certificate registered Entry no 412".
24"1881 Census".
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
25"1871 census".
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
26Alfred Jelf Registrar Biggleswade Reigistration District Biggleswade sub district, "Edward David King Birth Certificate registered Entry No 272 2nd quarter 1876".
27"1891 Census".
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
28"1901 census".
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
29"1891 Census". RG12/775 folio 83 page 18.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
30"1901 census". RG13/886 folio 11 page 13. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
31The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no. C739648 Extracted christening records dates.
www.familysearch.org.
32Transcribed by Iris Dobson (King), "Clifton Cemetary Gravestone Inscriptions". Text From Source: In loving memory of Emma Simms who died March 4th l929 aged 8l years. Also of John Simms husband of the above who died January 4th l934 aged 79 years. Bertram Percival born January 26th l885 died April 27th l886. Albert Simms died December 3lst l9l9 aged 45 years. Bernice Nina born October 2nd l883 died April 2nd l885. "Peace perfect peace".
33"GRO Death Index". 1892 Mar Biggleswade 3b 291. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
34The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch n. 7628204 Form submitted by member of the LDS church. Assessment: Unreliable.
www.familysearch.org.
35"1881 Census". RG11/1073 folio 84 page 7. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
36"1891 Census". RG12/775 folio 81 page 14. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
37"GRO Death Index". 1895 June Eastbourne 2b 55. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.