Caroline Haughton Clarke (née Haughton James)

1806 - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


Widow of Philip Clarke, daughter of John Haughton James senior and sister of Philip Haughton James, John Haughton James junior and Dame Catherine Haughton Clarke (all of whom q.v.). Counterclaimed apparently unsuccessfully on King's Valley in Westmoreland, one of Sir Simon Haughton Clarke's former estates, under a a bond he had settled on her and her husband (who died c. 1830). She was shown as of Sidmouth Devon (where her brother Philip was living) in her counter-claim of c. 1834. Her father had settled £200 p.a. and £5000 after his death secured on Burnt Ground on her marriage in 1821.

  1. Marriage of Caroline Haughton James (a minor) to Philip Clarke Esq., 24/07/1821 St George's Hanover; marriage of Caroline Haughton Clarke (daughter of John Haughton James) to Peregrine Taylor Bingley 20/10/1852 St James Paddington.  Her first husband may have been the Philip Clarke, Captain in HM Regiment of Grenadiers and a Lieut-Colonel in the Army, whose will was proved 13/10/1830, the natural son of Sir Philip Haughton Clarke (q.v.).

  2. Caroline Haughton Bingley of Boulevard des Italiens, Paris was buried at Kensal Green All Souls 23/01/1863 aged 57.


T71/871 Westmoreland No. 268.

  1., London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online] (where her middle name is transcribed as Houghton); PROB 11/1776.

  2., London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online] (where her age is mistranscribed as 51).

Further Information

Maiden Name
Haughton James
(1) Philip Clarke (2) Peregrine Taylor Bingley

Associated Claims (2)

£5,541 1s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant
£5,725 2s 4d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
21/07/1821 [SD] - 1835 [EY] → Annuitant
1835 [SY] - → Legatee

Relationships (12)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Notes →
Also first cousins once removed. Simon Haughton Clarke's mother Ann and Caroline Haughton James's grandmother Mary were...
Niece → Uncle
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Niece → Aunt
Niece → Uncle
Grand-daughter → Grandmother
Grand-daughter → Grandfather

Addresses (1)

Sidmouth, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England