Places in England

Many of the places that Charles Clarke refers to in his diaries are centered around Ridlington and the main centers of Uppingham and Leicester.  During 1862 he was based at Ridlington on the farm of Mr Wortley who was a well known stock breeder.   Many of Clarke’s siblings lived close to Leicester, principally at Peatling to the south of Leicester and at New Parks.  There are references to train stations at Manton and at