Leonard Clark

ID# 110, (4 Dec 1907 - 5 May 1982)
Len Clark c 1929
Len Clark with Jack Clark
c 1968

Leonard Clark was born on 4 Dec 1907 at Maternity Hospital Forth Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand ,

Leonard CLARK
Parents: Lily Clark, 16yrs, Port Chalmers

A I Mathieson, Dunedin, was present at the birth was the informant. She was on the majority of the births registered at the Hospital.1,2

He was the son of Lilly Clark.

     Research Note: was brought up by and only knew Edward and Esther as his parents.
He did know later in life that Lilly was his mother.

Leonard attended Port Chalmers School, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand , on 3 Feb 1913

CLARK, Leonard
Port Chalmers School,
Reg No 0943,
Admission Date 3 Feb 1913,
Esther Clark, Currie Street,
DOB 4 Dec 1907,
Last Day 18 Dec 1922,
Destination Work.3

Leonard Clark married Rosabel Florence Daisy Le-Compte on 6 Jan 1937 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand .4

Leonard's occupation Retired Postmaster.

Leonard Clark married Amy Mary Crocker in 1974 at Howick, Auckland, New Zealand .5

Leonard died on 5 May 1982 at Middlemore Hospital Otahuhu, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand , at age 74 years, 5 months and 1 day

Leonard CLARK
Retired Postmaster
Usual Res: 10 Owens Road, Waiuku
Aged 73yrs, DOB 4 Dec 1908
Born: Dunedin
Parents: Not Known
Married: 1- Christchurch, aged 27 to Rosabel Florence Daisy LeCompte
2 - Howick, aged 65 to Amy Marie Crocker, now aged 70

Living Issue: M: 44.1,6

Leonard's cause of death on 5 May 1982 was from Septicaemia,
Acute Choleocystitis
Coroners Inquest completed 5 May 1982.

Leonard was buried on 8 May 1982 at Waiuku Cemetery, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand ,

In Loving Memory of
Rosabel 'Bel'
beloved wife of Leonard,
Dear Mother of Ross
passed away 5 Dec 1965
also Leonard passed away 5 May 1982.7

Leonard and Belle had 1 child, still living.

Leonard and Amy had no children.

Family: Leonard Clark and Rosabel Florence Daisy Le-Compte

Family: Leonard Clark and Amy Mary Crocker

MotherLilly Clark (7 Jun 1891 - 5 Jul 1989)
Adoptive fatherEdward Joseph McGraw/ Clark (4 Dec 1863 - 2 Oct 1940)
Adoptive motherEsther Kemp (14 Jun 1866 - 27 Jul 1923)


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1907 NZ Online Database: 1907/24271 - Folio No 5766, Dec Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  3. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), Dunedin Branch NZSG - Ref No HKN AG 163/4/0943. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1937 NZ Online Database: 1937/275 - Folio No 89.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1974 Folio No 5930.
  6. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1982 NZ Online Database: 1982/ 39827 - DOB 4 Dec 1908 -Folio No 11519, Reg Tuakau, aged 73.
  7. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Manukau City Council Online Database: Waiuku Cem, Lot WUGRV-43-010
    BURIED:795: ROW 43 M. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.