Recorded in The Macleay Argus ~ 17 September 1898
DEATH OF MR THOMAS CLARKE
We regret to record the demise of Mr Thomas Clarke of Sherwood, who died yesterday from Bright’s disease. The deceased gentleman had reached the age of 68 years and was a member of the well-known Clarke family. Mr Frank Clarke, our ex-member, being his brother. Mr Thomas Clarke was born in England, but came to the colony with his parents when he was an infant. Mr Clarke was never married. The funeral will leave Sherwood for the West Kempsey Cemetery at 1 p.m. to-day (Saturday).