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Edward Daniel Clarke, son of Reverend Edward Clarke, M.A. and Anne Clarke [Greenfield]
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Edward Daniel Clarke, son of the Rev. E. Clarke, rector of Buxted, born 1769, died 1822. As a young man he travelled with a friend named Cripps through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Circassia, Asia Minor and Greece. His "Travels" were published between 1810 and 1823. He was the inventor of the gas blow-pipe, a treatise on which he published in 1819. He was appointed Professor of Mineralogy at Cambridge and was regarded as one of the most learned men of his day.


See also The Worthies of Sussex by M.A. Lower published in 1865, Buxted the Beautiful by Rev. K.H. MacDermott published in 1929, Men of Sussex published in 1934 and
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
5th Jun 1769
Born
In the Parish of Willingdon, Sussex
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1822
Died
 
1929
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Buxted The Beautiful
 
Extract from MacDermott's Buxted the Beautiful
Edward Daniel Clarke, son of the Rev. E. Clarke, rector of Buxted, born 1769, died 1822. As a young man he travelled with a friend named Cripps through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Circassia, Asia Minor and Greece. His “Travels” were published between 1810 and 1823. He was the inventor of the gas blow-pipe, a treatise on which he published in 1819. He was appointed Professor of Mineralogy at Cambridge and was regarded as one of the most learned men of his day.

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Clark, Clarke, Clarkie, Clarkson, Clerck, Clerk, Clerke individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Edward Daniel Clarke
   
 Reverend William Clarke
M.A.
m: c 1725Anne Wotton 
 b: 1696 Shropshire
d: 1771 Chichester, Sussex
  b: 3rd Jun 1700 Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  
     
 William Anne Edward William 
 b: 1726 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 8th Nov 1826
 b: 1728 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 17th Jan 1828
 b: 1730 Buxted Rectory, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 31st Mar 1830
d: 1786
 b: 1742 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 25th Mar 1842
 
          
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 Reverend Edward Clarke
M.A.
m: 23rd May 1763 Cranleigh, SurreyAnne Greenfield 
 b: 1730 Buxted Rectory, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 31st Mar 1830
d: 1786
  b: 1737 Cranleigh, Surrey
ch: 4th May 1737
  
   
 Edward Daniel Anne 
 b: 5th Jun 1769 Willingdon, Sussex
d: 1822
 b: 1774 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 25th Jan 1774
 
Parental record

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