Clarke, Richard Perry
Clarke, Richard Perry, an English Congregational minister, was born at Barnstaple, North Devon, July 17,1821. He connected himself with the Church in early life; received his ministerial preparation at Western College, Exeter, and began his ministry in 1848 as pastor of Lower Darwen, Lancashire. He removed to Uxbridge in 1860; to City-road, London, in 1867; in 1868 to Bristol, and died June 21, 1878. Mr. Clarke's preaching was simple, direct, earnest, and evangelical, and his life was in thorough harmony with his teaching. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1879, p. 306.