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14 June 2024
Albert Alberici aka Albert Clark, grandfather of Alan Morris..

Albert Alberici was my Grandfather. He had Italian ancestry and decided to anglicise his name by changing it by deed poll from Alberici to Clark. Most of the time I knew him, he was known as Albert Clark. 

Albert Alberici.

Birth of Albert Alberici.

Albert Alberici was born on the 28th of February 1901 at the family home at 29 Vittoria Street,   Barnsbury, London, England. His mother,   Florence Featherstone, registered his birth in March 1901. His fatherAnthony Alberici, according to Alberts's birth certificate, was an Organ builder.

Albert was baptised on 15 March 1901 at   St Silas Church in   Pentonville, London, England.

St Silas Church in Pentonville, London, England.

On March 6th 1922, Albert had his name changed by deed poll from Albert Alberici to Albert Clark.

Wedding of Albert Clark and Marie Elizabeth Jones.

Albert Clark married Marie Elizabeth Jones at the Parish Church of St Stephens in   Bow, London, England. They got married on June 30th 1934. The wedding certificate shows Albert living at 4 Copenhagen Street,   Islington, London, England. His profession was entered as an Ashphalter, and his father, Anthony, was also an Ashphalter.

The two witnesses on the wedding certificate were   Frank Clark, Albert's brother and   Lillian Jones, Marie's sister.

St Stephens Church, Bow, London, England.

Children of Albert Clark and Marie Elizabeth Clark.

  1. Anthony Clark. 1936-2017.
  2.   Jean Clark. 1939-2014.
  3. Paul Clark. 1943.

Census Records for Albert.

I found Albert on the 1901, 1911, 1921 Census and the 1939 Register.

1901 Census taken 31 March.

This census shows the extended family all living together at 29 Vittoria Street.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Arthur Featherstone. Head. 28. Xylonite polisher. Islington, London, England.
Susan Featherstone. Wife. 28.   Clerkenwell, London, England.
Charles Featherstone.  Son.  9.   Clerkenwell, London, England.
Kate Featherstone.  Daughter. 3.   Islington, London, England.
Arthur Featherstone. Son.  4 months.   Islington, London, England.
Mary Ann Savage. Mother-in-law. 64.   Clerkenwell, London, England. 
  Anthony Alberici. Head. 23. Organ builder. Clerkenwell, London, England.
  Florence Alberici. Wife. 23.   Islington, London, England.
  Frank Alberici. Son. 4.   Islington, London, England.
Albert Alberici. Son. 1 month.   Islington, London, England.
  Fanny Featherstone. Mother-in-law. 67.   St Pancras, London, England.
Charles Featherstone. Brother in Law. 41. General labourer. St Pancras, London, England.

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1911 Census taken 2 April.

This census shows the family living at 48 Barnsbury Road, Islington, London, England

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
  Anthony Alberici. Head. 36. Cylinder Pinner. Clerkenwell, London, England.
  Florence Alberici. Wife. 33.   Islington, London, England.
  Frank Alberici. Son. 14. Schoolboy. Islington, London, England.
Albert Alberici. Son. 10. Schoolboy. Islington, London, England.
  Kate Alberici. Daughter. 5.   Clerkenwell, London, England.

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1921 Census taken on 19 June.

This census shows the family living at 4 Copenhagen Street, Islington, London and Middlesex, England. This census shows that the family had changed their surname from Alberici to Clark.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
  Anthony Clark. Head. 46. Asphalt layer. Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.
  Florence Clark. Wife. 43.   Islington, Middlesex, England.
Albert Clark. Son.  20.  Trunk maker. Islington, Middlesex, England.
  Kate Clark. Daughter. 15.  Baby Milliner. Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.

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1939 Register taken 29 September.

This census shows the family living at 20 Union Road, Walthamstow, Essex, England

Name.Occupation.
Albert Clark. Asphalt spreader.
  Marie E Clark.  

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Death of Albert Clark.

Albert Clark died on the 18th of December 1989. His death was registered at Waltham Forest, London, England. He was cremated in December 1989 at Stevenage Crematorium, Stevenage,  Hertfordshire, England.