Posted By:Jean Williams
Subject:Re: CLARK, Alexander - marriage info. needed
Post Date:August 25, 2011 at 23:16:02
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Forum:New South Wales, Australia Genealogy Forum
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Marriage Register Transcript
ALEXANDER CLARK , Bachelor, born Aberdeen. occ. Shipwright age 40yrs.usual res. 120 Cumberland St, Sydney (this where Margaret always lived)
f. JOHN CLARK, occ Mariner. m. Elizabeth Watt.
Bride MARGARET HADDEN x her mark
Widow, born England, occ Laundress, age 50yrs
ususal res. 120 Cumberland St
f. John Kirkman, occ Labourer, m. Margaret Hope.
date marriage 18 April 1877.
Residence of the Officiating Minister, Ellora, Piper St Woollahra, NSW Presbyterian. witnesses, Roger MCKinnon & Ellen Nairn Minister. P.F Mackenzie
(birthplace/age/parent details obtained from the Church Register 112)

120 Cumberland St, Sydney. NSW
age 53yrs, born. Bolton Lancashire, time in colonies abt 39yrs (I know she arrived with her family)
f. John Kirkman. m. Mary Robinson.
3 marriages Yates, Hadden, Clark
informant. Ellen Kirkman(sister) burial 13 Jun 1878, Necropolis(Rookwood)

I did see an article on Trove about 1877 or 1878 re an Alexander Clark and Margaret Clark where she took him to court for support.
This possibly ? the same couple. Also some others for Margaret Clark being in a disturbance
I feel the marriage did not last long
Thank you for your interest.