Bessie May Appleton was born 15 December 1893 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to Henry Matthew Appleton (c1852-1922) and Elizabeth Charlotte Fox (c1856-1946) and died 28 September 1954 Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Herbert Davis (c1890-1919) 3 June 1919 in St. Phillip's Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She married Thomas Leslie Clarke (1888-1965) 1 September 1924 in St. Clement's Church, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of Thomas Leslie Clarke (1888-1965) and Bessie May Appleton
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joy Narelle Clarke (1926-)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 95/1894
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 3971/1919
  • Canon Bellingham celebrated the marriage of Lieutenant Herbert Davis, A. S. C., only son of Mr. H. Davis, of Bulli and Miss Bessie M. Appleton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Appleton, of Lyndhurst. Dulwich Hill, at St. Phillip's Church on June 3.
Sunday News, 15 June 1919, page 10
2 Wedding 2
  • CLARKE—DAVIS.—September 1, 1924, at St. Clement's Church, Marrickville, by Venerable Archdeacon Martin, M.A., Thomas Leslie, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Clarke, Bonnie Doone, Bulli, to Bessie May, youngest daughter of the late Henry Appleton, and Mrs. E. C. Appleton, Lyndhurst, Dulwich Hill.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 October 1924, page 12
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 10450/1924
¶ Death
  • CLARKE, Bessie.—September 28, 1954, at Prince Henry Hospital, of 19 Kitchener Street Maroubra Junction, beloved wife of Thomas, dearest mother of Joy (Mrs A. Glass), fond mother-in-law of Arthur and darling nana of Allson and Narelle aged 60 years. At rest.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 September 1954, page 38