Emma Crow Spain

FatherThomas Spain (c 1800-)
MotherHarriet Crow Jarman (1801-1862)
Birth1829, Margate, KentG
Baptism1829, St John in ThanetG,1
Death1914, Penshurst, VictoriaG,2,3
Marriage1849, Ramsgate, KentGGeorge Clark4,5,6,7
Emma Crow Spain, daughter of Thomas Spain and Harriet Crow Jarman, was born in Margate, KentG, in 1829 and baptized at St John in ThanetG on 12 April 1829.1 She died aged 85 in Penshurst, Victoria, AustraliaG, on 22 November 19142,3 and was buried at Boram Boram Cemetery, PenshurstG.3 She married in Ramsgate, KentG, on 29 January 1849, George Clark, son of James Clark and Catherine Twist.4,5,6,7 George was born in RamsgateG in 1828 and baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 6 April 1828.8 He died aged about 78 in PenshurstG on 15 April 19079 and was buried at Boram Boram CemeteryG.9
     In 1841 Emma was living in Ramsgate, KentG, in the household of her parents Thomas and Harriet, and was recorded in the census as Emma Spain, aged ten and born in Kent.10
     In 1851 she was living at Sayers Rents, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in the household of her husband George, 24, a labourer, and was recorded as Emma Clark, aged 22 and born in St John's, Margate.11
     George and Emma emigrated to Victoria, AustraliaG, aboard the ship Shand, arriving at Port Fairy on 21 January 1855. They first settled in Hamilton, Victoria, before moving to Penshurst, Victoria, where George built a house on the corner of Martin and Cobb Streets.12

Children of Emma Crow Spain and George Clark

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent (FamilySearch transcript), "12 April 1829 Emma Crow Spain d. Thomas Spain & Harriet."
  2. "Australia Death Index, 1787–1985" (Ancestry transcript), "1914, Emma Crow Clark, 85, at Phurst, Victoria. Father Spain Thos. Mother Hart. Reg. 15563."
  3. "Australia Cemetery Index, 1808–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Boram Boram Cemetery, Victoria, Emma Clark, 85, d. 22 Nov 1914."
  4. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1849. Spain, Emma Crow. I of Thanet. 5:496."
  5. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Mar qtr 1849. Clark, George. I of Thanet. 5:496."
  6. Marriage, Ramsgate, Kent (England Marriages, LDS FamilySearch), "29 January 1849 George Clark s. James Clark; & Emma Crow Spain d. Thomas Spain."
  7. Email from Kelly O'Brien to Jean Carpenter, June 2013, Name of George Clark's mother.
  8. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent (Findmypast image), "6 April 1828, George Clark s. of James & Catherine Clark, of St Lawrence, labourer."
  9. Email from Kelly O'Brien to Chris Sackett, June 2013.
  10. 1841 England census, HO107, piece 469, book 3, folio 27, p. 2, line 15
    Ramsgate, Kent
    Thomas Spain, 45+, ag lab, b. Kent
    Harriet Spain, 40+, b. Kent
    Emma Spain, 10+, b. Kent
    Henry Spain, 9, b. Kent
    Keziah Spain, 6, b. Kent
    Hannah Spain, 4, b. Kent
    Rosina Spain, 1, b. Kent.
  11. 1851 England census, HO107, piece 1630, folio 155, p. 23
    Sayers Rents, St Lawrence, Kent
    George Clark, head, married, 24, labourer, b. St Lawrence
    Emma Clark, wife, 22, b. St John's, Margate.
  12. Email from Kelly O'Brien to Jean Carpenter, June 2013.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
1st cousin 7 times removed of Simon Sackett the colonist
Sackett Family Association descendants
Kelly O'Brien.
Last Edited29 Dec 2022

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