Bucke of Suffolk, London, Parliament and Early Military
1772 : A Nathaniel Jeffery Bucke infant was buried 2 August 1772 Ipswich St Mary Tower
1777 : From the 1777 Ipswich Journal Newspaper, November 22nd 1777, “Innoculations at Freston Tower, near Ipswich, will continue all winter by Mr Bucke of Holbrook on the usual terms, servants at two guineas.
1779 Nathaniel baptised Holbrook see 1825
1786 A Nathaniel Bucke, Surgeon was buried 6 September 1786 Ipswich St Mary Tower
1809 John BUCKE (age 27, Lieut RN) bur. 18 Dec 1809, Ipswich St Matthew
1810 7th September Will of Nathaniel Chenery Bucke, Surgeon of Ipswich, Suffolk. Proved in the Court of Norwich
1825 Lieut-Colonel Nathaniel Bucke Born 1779, son of Nathaniel and Anne Bucke. Nathaniel died at Calcutta 8 September 1825. Nathaniel was baptised in Holbrook, Suffolk 28th September 1779.
Cadet 1798, Ensign 6 Jan. 1800, Lieut. 29 May 1800, Arrived
in India 12 Dec. 1800 - posted 1/16th Native Infantry, Capt. 4 August 1811,
Posted to 30th Native Infantry 1815, Major 18 August 1823 - posted to 32nd
Native Infantry, Commanding Officer 1st Light Infantry Battalion, Lt-Col. 13
May 1825 - Posted to 26th Native Infantry
Died at Calcutta 8 Sept. 1825
Served: Operations in the Jumna Doab 1803; Bundelkhand 1807-11; First Burma War; Arakan.
Info from "Hodson's Index: Officers of the Bengal Army" Vol. I.
1810 FILE - Removal order; Robert Clayton, St. Peter, Ipswich to Worlingworth, 17 Aug. 1810. With receipt from John Bucke, surgeon to Mr. George Peirson for £4. 6s. 6d. on account of Robert Clayton - ref. FB101/G4/137 - date: 3 Oct. 1810
CRANSFORD - ref. HD 1538/193
FILE - Deed to lead the uses of a fine, between William Bateman of Mendham, gent. and John Bucke of Alburgh (Nf.), gent., of capital messuage called Okenhill with lands (52a.) in Cransford. - ref. HD 1538/193/2 - date: 1 Jun 1692
FILE - Final concord - ref. HD 1538/193/3 - date: Trinity, 4 Wm. and Mary (1692)
[from Scope and Content] John Bucke, gent., pl.
This Bucke family is based on the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk boarder. The Bucke family had connections in Suffolk, London, Canada and India.
Thomas George Bucke married Lord Orford’s daughter Georgina. Direct relations of Georgina include Robert Walpole the first Prime Minister of England.
George Bucke born circa 1800 and had links to India and Surgery, one of the trades of the East Suffolk Bucke. John Bucke of Worlington was also a Surgeon.
1750 14 November George Bucke son of George and Susan baptism [Parish R]
1752 28 December Mary Bucke daughter of George and Susan baptism [Parish R]
1753 1 April, Mary Bucke daughter of George and Susan burial [Parish R]
1755 2 June John Bucke burial [Parish R]
1774 23 Jan Susan Bucke daughter of Thomas and Susan baptism [Parish R]
1775 16 October Susan Bucke daughter of George and Susan burial [Parish R]
1779 22 July Thomas George Bucke son of Thomas and Susan baptism [Parish R]
1781-1846 Charles Bucke author born Worlington Suffolk
[Victorian Who’s Who]1784 Feb George Bucke (s/o George & Susan) burial
Worlington [ NBI v2]
1785 15 September George Bucke ("Mr") burial , Worlington [ NBI v2]
1786 17 August John son of Thomas Bucke and Susan Haws [Parish R]
1789 31 December Edward son of Thomas Bucke and Susan Haws [Parish R]
1792 4 January Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Bucke and Susan Haws [Parish R]
1793 29 September George son of Thomas Bucke and Susan Haws [Parish R]
? George Bucke of the Oriental Club, Surgeon ?
1795 3 April born 30 Jan Caroline daughter of Thomas Bucke and Susan Haws [Parish R]
Married Georgina Walpole a direct line to Robert Walpole the first Prime Minister of England. 4th May 1802 Saint Olave Old Jewry, London.
Offspring included Reverend Horatio Walpole Bucke born 1804 baptised Eriswell, Suffolk near to Worlington Suffolk. The Reverend’s son was Richard Maurice Bucke writer of Cosmic Conciousness. It is reputed that Horatio was related to Charles Bucke author [1781-1846].
George Bucke 1800-1852.
George Bucke had interests in the East India Company and was a Member of London College of Surgeons - not practising . Based on George’s will he was a member of the Oriental Club in London.
Investments included the East India Company, Chester and Holyhead Railway Company and South Western Railway Company.
His will mentioned family in Bath England. Based on the Will and Death of a George Bucke in Bath in 1852, it is assumed George is of the Worlington branch. The will mentions William S Palmer, Emma Palmer daughter of the late sister Caroline Palmer, niece Caroline, and sister Susannah Bu[c]ke of Aldborough Suffollk. An unreadable surname Oriuau/Orwau is also mentioned as sister Elizabeth’s surname. A Joseph Pugh is also mentioned.
Palmer, this links the Bucke family to India at the same time as Lt Colonel Nathaniel Bucke. A Caroline Bucke left for India in 1822, taken as George’s sister. The following Bucke / Palmer marriages took place in India.
1822 5 June Miss Caroline Bucke passenger Security £200 Sureties Stewart P Pearce and George Pearce of Peckham Surrey.
1823 2 December Caroline Bucke to Lieutenant J.F. Palmer Madras Presidency
1857 Anne M G Bucke to Edward C Palmer Bengal Presidency
1862 Alice C Bucke to Robert H Palmer Bengal Presidency
1851 Census information.
18 Russett St, Lansdown, Walcot, Bath, Somerset
George Bucke, Head, W, 51, Member of London College of Surgeons - not practising, W[orl]ington Suffolk
Eliza Harman, Sister, W, 52, W[orl]ington Suffolk
Caroline Harman, Niece, 20, Soham Cambridge
Emily Hibbing, Servant, 21, Servant, Limpley Stoke
HO107/1943 F 293 Pg 35
1867 DEATHS: July - Sept, 1867
At Dalhousie, Punjab, India on June 17, 1867 (reported in July paper), of
gastric fever, aged 32 years, Anne Mary Georgina, wife of Edward C. Palmer of
the East India Service, and eldest sister of P.E. Bucke and Julius P. Bucke,
both of Ottawa.
Ernest T. Bucke, Master in Chambers for Saskatchewan, with head-
quarters in Regina, was born in Sarnia, Ontario, the son of Julius P.
Bucke, County Crown Attorney and Clerk of the Peace for the County
of Lambton, for nearly half a century…..In 1912 Mr. Bucke was married to Miss Agnes I. Sharkey. He is a member of the Assiniboia Club and is one of the original members of the
Wascana Country Club
An interesting observation from the IGI is the number of Bucke using Meeting Houses.
1739 Birth 21 April 1739, Baptism 14 September 1740 Rebekah Buck daughter of
John Buck and Elizabeth Quay Meeting House-Independent, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
1740 Birth 10 Jan 1740, Baptism 25 September 1740 Thomas Bucke son of John Bucke and Elizabeth Quay Meeting House-Independent, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
1742 Birth 21 November 1742, Baptism 11 December 1742 Nathaniel Bucke son of John and Elizabeth Bucke Quay Meeting House-Independent, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
1744 Birth 4 May, Baptism 3 June John Buck son of Nathaniel Buck and Susan The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyterian, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1744 Birth 19 May , Baptism 14 June Bigsby of John and Elizabeth Bucke Quay Meeting House-Independent, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
1746 Birth 31 July 1746 Baptism 8 September Susan Buck daughter of Nathaniel Buck and Susannah The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich
1747 Birth 25 Aug 1747 Baptism 25 September Nathaniel Chenery Bucke son of Nathaniel Bucke and Susannah The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1749 Birth 22 Feb Baptism 11 March Elizabeth daughter of Nathaniel Bucke and Susannah The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1750 Birth 6 June Baptism 14 July Thomas son of Nathaniel Bucke and Susan The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyterian, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1751 29 October Samuel Bucke Old Meeting House Presbyterian Framlingham
Baptism son of Samuel Bucke and Ann.
1754 Birth 13 March Baptism 10 May Elizabeth daughter of Nathaniel Bucke and Susan The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1755 Birth 12 October Baptism 25 November John Bucke son of Nathaniel Bucke and Susan The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1757 Birth 8 April Baptism 30 April Mary Buck daughter of Nathaniel Buck and Susan The Old Meeting House Saint Nicholas Street-Presbyipswic, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1760 13 June Martha Buck Old Meeting House Presbyterian Framlingham
Baptism daughter of N Buck
1770 John Bucke bur. 5 July, Framlingham
1775 Nathaniel Buck, 30 July,Framlingham, Suffolk, Son of John and Elizabeth Buck
FILE - Bastardy bond; Nathaniel Bucke of Framlingham, merchant, to churchwardens and overseers of St. Peter, Ipswich, for £50 to indemnify parish from female child of Ann Wright of Framlingham - ref. FB101/G2/15 - date: 17 March, 1774
An Alphabetical List of All the Bankrupts from 1st Jan1774 to 30th June
1786 inclusive, with the date of the Certificates and Supersedures to those
who have received them. The following list of surnames beginning A to C
have been transcribed from the micro-fiche of the records held by the
Society of Genealogists in London.
BUCKE John Framlingham SFK - brewer 07Mar1775
BUCKLE Nathaniel Late Framlingham SFK - merchant 20Jun1775
1833 John BUCKE (age 96) bur. 7 Mar 1833, Brandeston
1642 Captains Brett, Bucke, and Turner, sent for, as Delinquents. Ordered, That the Earl of Pembrooke shall take Order, That Captain Brett, Captain Bucke, and Captain Tourny, shall be safely conveyed up, as Delinquents.
Source : 'House of Lords Journal Volume 5: 2 September 1642',
1647 Bucke to be instituted to Ewhurst. Ordered, That Dr. Aylett do give Institution and Induction unto Jo. Bucke Clerk, Master of Arts, to the Rectory of Ewhurst, in the County of Sussex, void by the Death of the late Incumbent; Tho. Flud Esquire Patron.
Source : 'House of Lords Journal Volume 9: 27 September 1647
FILE - Declaration of Trust
of the Assignment of Lease & duplicate - ref. DE/B242/68300-68301 - date: 13 June 1670
[from Scope and Content] Dame Mary w of Sir Ed Turner speaker of the House of Commons Dame Mary Bucke relict of Sir John Bucke of Hanby Grange, Lincs.
[from Scope and Content] Robt Bucke of Grays Inn bro. of Sir J, & John Marsh of Totteridge.
Hertfordshire records office
relating to manor of, & lands in, North Tawton
Charles HORE .............. of Chagford
Mary, his wife, daughter of:
- Sir William BUCK ........ of Hanby Grange, Lincolnshire
John BASIRE ............... of London
Henry BUCK ................ linen draper, of London
John BUCK ................. of Flotmanby, Yorkshire
Rowland WHIDDON ........... of Chagford
Daniel CUDMORE ............ of Loosebeare
1703 Dent versus Sir W. Buck. Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Dent Doctor in Divinity, from a Decretal Order made in the Court of Exchequer, the Sixth Day of July last, on the Behalf of Sir William Buck and others, appointing a Trial at Law, upon this Issue, "Whether there be a Modus of Twenty Shillings a Year payable to the Vicar of Lenton, in Lieu of the Tithes of Hanby Grange and the Lands thereunto belonging, or not? And whether Grange Lease be Part of Hanby Grange ?" And praying, "That the said Order may be set aside and reversed, and the Value of the Tithes decreed to the Appellants, according to the Defendants Answers:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir William Buck and others may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven a Clock.
source 'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 9 January 1703',
By 1725 W. Bucke. Gentleman Pensioners, later called Gentleman at Arms. Ceremonial Guards at Parliament attending the monarch. Twenty of the fourty band attending on Sunday’s full band at Christmas, Easter etc
Source: List of Band of Gentleman Pensioners.
1742 Apr 13 Bucke's Bill. Petition of Dame Anne Bucke. Annexed: a. Order of House. b. Report of Judges. c. Copy of Bill.
Source : Records of the House of Lords: Journal Office: Main Papers 1700-1749 FILE - Main Papers - ref. HL/PO/JO/10/6/500 - date: 12 Apr 1742 - 14 Apr 1742
1751 Living Catherine Bucke died 31.05.1805, dau of Sir Charles Bucke, 3rd Bart of Hanby Grange, Lincolnshire. Catherine married Sir Henry Englefield of White Knights, 6th Bart (d 25.05.1780) 1751.
Source : Englefield family history
By 1842 Nathaniel Bucke granted a Parliamentry annuilty – pension.
Source will of Nathaniel Bucke.
FILE - Volume of copy leases of houses in the precinct of Blackfriars by Sir William More and Sir George More (and sometimes George's wife Anne). Also containing a copy of patent appointing William More as chamberlain of the Exchequer, 3 Nov 1592, and copy of his oath. Lease give abuttals and topographical detail, sometimes enumerating the rooms. Leases are of one messuage unless otherwise stated, usually for a 21 year term: - ref. LM/333 - date: 1590-1598
item: Lease to Paul Bucke, goldsmith - ref. LM/333/7 - date: 30 Jun 1591
item: Lease to Paul Bucke, goldsmith - ref. LM/333/13 - date: 31 Jan 1594
FILE - Policy register - ref. MS 11936/522 - date: 1829
item: [no title] - ref. MS 11936/522/1094100 - date: 17 July 1829
[from Scope and Content] Insured: William Henry Bucke, the Briary Well Street Cottage Green Camberwell Surrey, esq
Officers of the Marine Force
Thomas Bumsted Bucke 20 February 1795
1ST Line Battalion, Kings German Legion – Medal Role 1793-1814
John Bucke Private 8 Clasp B, 70, CR, S, V, SS, N,N