Eliza Frances Spain

FatherThomas Spain (c 1800-)
MotherHarriet Crow Jarman (1801-1862)
Birth1846, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG,1
Death1901, ThanetG,2
Marriage1863, ThanetGJohn James Clark3
Eliza Frances Spain, daughter of Thomas Spain and Harriet Crow Jarman, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in 1846.1 She died aged 54 in ThanetG in 1901.2 She married in ThanetG in 1863, John James Clark, son of John Clark and Ann ___.3 John was born in Garlinge, KentG, in 1831.4,5 He was probably the John Clark whose death at age 50 was registered in Canterbury, KentG, in the March quarter 1881.6
     In 1851 Eliza was living at 2 Portland Court, RamsgateG, in the household of her parents Thomas and Harriet, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Spain, a scholar, aged four and born in St Lawrence.7
     In 1861 she was living at 3 Cumberland Cottages, St Lawrence in ThanetG, in the household of her parents Thomas and Harriet, and was recorded as Eliza Spain, a scholar, aged 14.8
     In 1871 she was living in Acol, KentG, in the household of her husband John Clark, 40, an agricultural labourer, and was recorded as Eliza Clark, aged 27. Living with them were John's children, James, 12, and Ann, 10, from his first marriage (to Elizabeth A ___), and John and Eliza's children, Thomas, 4, Alfred, 2, and Emma, aged three months.9
     In 1881 she was living at Droves Delight, Minster in ThanetG, and was recorded as Eliza F Clark, a charwoman, head of household, a widow, aged 36. Living with her were her children, Alfred, 12, Emma, 10, George, 8, Jane, 6, and Harriet, aged four.10
     In 1891 she was living in Minster in ThanetG and was recorded as Eliza Clark, a widow, aged 46. Living with her were her children, Thomas, 24, Alfred, 22, George, 18, Jane, 16, and Jessie, aged ten.11
     In 1901 she was living at 15 Victoria Terrace, Birchington, KentG, and was recorded as Eliza F Clark, head of household, a widow, aged 54. Living with her were her children, Alfred, 32, and Jessie, aged 19, and her grandson Walter
Greengrass, aged four.12

Children of Eliza Frances Spain and John James Clark

 Notes & Citations

  1. General Register Office, Online Index to Births, "Sep qtr 1846. Spain, Eliza Frances. Mother: Jarman. I of Thanet. 5:489."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Jun qtr 1901. Clark, Eliza Frances, 54. Thanet. 02A:549."
  3. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index" (Ancestry transcript), "Dec qtr 1863. Spain, Eliza. Thanet. 2a:1319."; "Dec qtr 1863. Clark, John James. Thanet. 2a:1319."
  4. Email from Walter Grech to Mary Volberding, Jan 2023.
  5. Census.
  6. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Mar qtr 1881. Clark, John, 50. Canterbury. 02A:487."
  7. 1851 England census, HO107, piece 1630, folio 475, p. 15
    2 Portland Court, Ramsgate, Kent
    Thomas Spain, head, married, 52, labourer, b. Kent, Northdown
    Harriett Spain, wife, 49, b. Kent, St Peter's
    Hannah Spain, dau, 13, scholar, b. Kent, Margate
    Eliza Spain, dau, 4, scholar, b. Kent, St Lawrence.
  8. 1861 England census, RG 9, piece 538, folio 76, p. 1
    3 Cumberland Cottages, St Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Spain, head, married, 63, ag lab, b. Margate
    Harriet Spain, wife, 59, b. Broadstairs
    Eliza Spain, dau, 14, scholar, b. St Lawrence
    Hannah Bristow, dau, wid, 23, b. Margate
    Phillip Bristow, gson, 2, b. Ramsgate
    Pelham Bristow, gson, 1, b. Margate.
  9. 1871 England census, RG10, piece 990, folio 101, p 3, GSU roll 838723
    Acol, Thanet, Kent
    Clark, John, head, 40, ag. lab., b. Garling Margate Kent
    Clark, Eliza, wife, 27, b. St Lawrence Kent
    Clark, James, son, 12, b. Acol Kent
    Clark, Ann, daughter, 10, b. Acol Kent
    Clark, Thomas, son, 4, b. Acol Kent
    Clark, Alfred, son, 2, b. Acol Kent
    Clark, Emma, daughter, 3/12, b. Acol Kent.
  10. 1881 England census, RG11, piece 983, folio 13, p. 20, GSU roll 1341233
    Droves Delight, Minster in Thanet, Kent
    Clark, Eliza F., head, widow, 36, charwoman, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Clark, Alfred W., son, 12, scholar, b. Acol, Kent
    Clark, Emma J., daughter, 10, scholar, b. Acol, Kent
    Clark, George B., son, 8, scholar, b. Acol, Kent
    Clark, Jane E., daughter, 6, scholar, b. Minster, Kent
    Clark, Harriet R., daughter, 4, scholar, b. Minster, Kent.
  11. 1891 England census, RG12, piece 725, folio 20, p 34, GSU roll 6095835
    Minster, Kent
    Clark, Thomas, head, 24, carrier, b. Acol Thanet, Kent
    Clark, Eliza, mother, 46, wid, b. Ramsgate Thanet, Kent
    Clark, Alfred, son, 22, agricultural laborer, b. Acol Thanet, Kent
    Clark, George, son, 18, agricultural laborer, b. Acol Thanet, Kent
    Clark, Jane, daughter, 16, b. Minster in Thanet, Kent
    Clark, Jessie, daughter, 10, b. Minster in Thanet, Kent
    Canet, George, boarder, 30, agricultural laborer, b. St Nicholas Thanet, Kent.
  12. 1901 England census, RG13, piece 819, folio 76, p 10
    15 Victoria Terrace, Birchington, Kent
    Clark, Eliza F, head, wid, 54, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Clark, Alfred W, son, 32, bricklayer's labourer, b. Acol, Kent
    Clark, Jessie A, daughter, 19, mother's help, b. Minster, Kent
    Greengrass, Walter H, grandson, 4, b. Ramsgate, Kent.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Walter Grech.
Generation.TreeP.3
Last Edited25 Jan 2023
 

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