Clarke, Geoffrey Cyril Petts (1924–2014), sculptor, stained glass artist, and printmaker, was born on 28 November 1924 at Glenwood, Cross Green, South Darley, Derbyshire, the son of John Moulding Clarke (1889–1961), architect and etcher, and his wife Alice Ada (Janet), née...
R. P. Bedford
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Tinworth, George (1843–1913), sculptor and potter, the fourth son of Joshua Tinworth, wheelwright, and his wife, Jane Daniel, was born at 6 Milk Street, Walworth, London, on 5 November 1843. The family was extremely poor and, as a child, he suffered considerable hardship. The strict, dissenting, religious beliefs of his parents restricted his education to biblical texts; throughout his life he remained semi-literate. His talent for wood-carving and modelling was developed first at the ...