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Walter Scott Clark

1871 - 1965

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Walter Scott Clark Edith Mary Tennant
Walter Scott Clark (1871-1965) and his wife Edith Mary Clark (nee Tennant)

Apprenticeship of Walter Scott Clark in 1886

to John Goodman for seven years as a Book-binding Finisher
Walter Scott Clark - Apprenticeship
"He shall not play at cards, dice, tables nor any unlawful game.
He shall not haunt taverns nor ale-houses, nor absent himself from his master".
(some of us may have made it for seven minutes, but not seven years).
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Goodman (John) & Sons, 7, Castle Street, Birmingham.
John Goodman & Sons, 7 Castle Street, High Street, Birmingham
Castle Street Castle Street map Castle Street
Then - Castle Street c.1880 Map 1949 Now (almost) - Castle Street c.1963

Letters from his father

Letter from David Clark Personal letter
from David Clark,
written at the age of 76,
to his son
Walter Scott Clark
following the death of his
wife, Ann Jackson.
A thank-you note written
by David Clark
on his 82nd birthday
to his son Walter expressing
how "all his dutiful children"
had congratulated him on
his birthday.
Note from David Clark aged 82

Walter Scott Clark in West Bromwich

71 Lodge Road K and J
71 Lodge Road, West Bromwich
Former Kenrick and Jefferson building, High Street, West Bromwich c.2012
Wesley Chapel
The original Wesley Methodist Chapel, High Street, West Bromwich c.1955 (demolished and replaced 1972-4).

GENUKI - West Bromwick
Wikipedia - West Bromwich
Sandwell local history and family history centre
National Record of Archives - Kenrick and Jefferson, printers.
Walter Scott Clark called his house in Lodge Road, West Bromwich "Abbotsford".
Abbotsford House, Melrose in the Scottish Borders was the home of Sir Walter Scott, the poet and novelist.
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