THE MILLETT – CLARKE CONNECTION
Of Stockport, Cheshire.
Born in 1811 at Stockport, Cheshire.
In 1829 travelled to India on the ship
Married on 3 February 1836 at Madras MARY ANN O’NEIL born
in 1814 (?), died and
was buried on 24 March 1862 at Bangalore.
In 1836 he was a Gunner, 3rd
Battalion of Artillery. In 1842 he was a
Gunner, Madras Artillery, C Company, 2nd Battalion, China
Campaign. In 1850 he was a Major, East
India Company Army.
Died (of dysentery) and was buried on 28
October 1851 at Madras aged 40.
JAMES ALEXANDER CLARKE
Born on 8 August 1851 at Bombay, India, and
baptised on 10 September 1851 at Madras.
Married (1) on 25 March 1874 at Bombay MATILDA JANE COLEMAN,
born in 1848,
died and was buried on 19 December 1875 at Bombay.
Married (2) on 24 September 1881 at Karachi,
Bombay LUCY MARY WELCH, born on 8
November 1860 at Belgaum, Bombay, India, and died on 17 June 1921 at Kasauli,
Worked for the Government Telegraph Department.
Died and was buried on 2 August 1910 at
Karachi, Bombay aged 59.
Four children with
Lucy Mary Welch.
One child with Matilda
DOUGLAS ALLEN CLARKE
Born on 1 May 1875 at Bombay, India, and
baptised there on 9 June 1875.
Educated at Bishop Cotton School, Simla,
Himachel Pradesh, and University of the Punjab, Simla.
Entered Government service on 5 February 1898.
Married on 21 August 1899 at Ferozepore,
Bengal, India ALICE MAUD MARY TILLEY,
born on 23 October 1878 at Ferozepore and baptised there on 13 November
1878. She died on 16 August 1942 at
Devonport, Auckland, and was buried on 17 August 1942 at Takapuna, Auckland.
On 21 October 1902 worked for the Foreign and
Political Department, Government of India.
In 1919 was awarded MBE.
On 15 August 1923 arrived in Melbourne on the
ship “Moldavia” from Bombay.
On 16 February 1925 retired from the position
of Superintendent, Government of India Secretariat.
New Zealand electoral rolls:
159 Vauxhall Road, Devonport, Auckland, civil service
159 Vauxhall Road, Devonport, Auckland, civil servant
18 Ascot Avenue, Devonport, Auckland, civil servant
1935: 18 Ascot Avenue,
Devonport, Auckland, civil servant; Clevedon Road, Papakura, Auckland,
Clevedon Road, Papakura, Auckland, retired
McKenzie Road, Mangere, Auckland
Died on 31 March 1946 at Devonport, Auckland,
and buried at Takapuna, Auckland aged 71.
NORAH ALICE CLARKE
Born on 13 December 1905 at Simla, Himachel
Pradesh India, and baptised there on 19 January 1906.
Married on 20 December 1939 at Christ Church,
Papakura, Auckland JAMES DENTITH,
born on 12 December 1901 at Oldham, Lancashire, and baptised there on
4 February 1902. He died on 26 April 1984 at Takapuna, and was
buried on 30 April 1984 at North Shore Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium,
Albany, Auckland. (Norah had been a bridesmaid
at James’s first wedding).
New Zealand electoral rolls:
18 Ascot Avenue, Devonport, Auckland
1935: 18 Ascot Avenue, Devonport, Auckland;
Blackbarn Farm, Clevedon Road, Papakura,
Black Barn Farm, Clevedon Road, Papakura, Auckland
1 Duders Avenue, Devonport, Auckland
Died on 1 January 1990 at Auckland, and buried
on 4 January 1990 at North Shore Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Albany
Allan Harrison Dentith, born on 10 January 1941 at
born on 17 March 1944 at Devonport, Auckland.
Creina Mary Dentith, born on 12 December 1948 at Narrow
3 May 1969 at Devonport Auckland RICHARD
TRACEY MILLETT, born on 16 April 1946 at Takapuna, Auckland, youngest son
of Edward Tracey Fletcher Millett (1906-1989) and Eleanor Florence Millett née
Upton (1910-1973). He died on 28 April
2010 at Waiheke Island, Auckland, and was buried on 3 May 2010 at North Shore
Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Auckland.
Millett, born on 15 September 1971 at
Millett, born on 29 August 1974 at
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Updated 12 June 2020