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William Tuckey (1814 - 1864)

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William Tuckey
Born in Cosham, Hampshire, England,map
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1 Jan 1840 in Adelaide, South Austraia, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
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William TUCKEY was born 12 Jun 1814 in Cosham, Hampshire, England and died 01 Dec 1864 in Sussex Street, North Adelaide, SA. He married Agnes HENDERSON 01 Jan 1840 in SA. She was born 1820 in Settle, Yorkshire, England and died 16 Jul 1907 in North Adelaide, South Australia


William Tuckey
Christening Date 12 Jun 1814
Father's Name William Smith Tuckey
Mother's Name Sarah



On August 18, 1836, just 50 years ago to-day, the first vessel sent out under the auspices of the Colonization Commissions for South Australia arrived in the colony. I refer to the surveying brig Rapid,162 tons, which left London May 1, 1836, commanded by Colonel William Light, having on board Lieutenant William George Field, R.N., W. J. S. (now Admiral) Pullen, R.N., William Hill, William Jacob, George Claughton, Dr. John Woodforde, Maria Gandy, George Gandy, William Lawes, George Penton, James Freemantle, David Bradley, Sarah Bradley, Alfred Barker, William Chatfield, John Thorn, John Duncan, George Childs, George Mildred, Robert Buck, Robert Buck, jun., William Tuckey, William Bell, William Hodges, Hiram Mildred. Of these there are now remaining — Admiral Pullen, in England ; in the colony, William Jacob, John Thorn, William Hodges, Robert Buck, and Hiram Mildred. [2]


TUCKEY William, age 26, married HENDERSON Agnes, age 20, on 1840-01-01 at Adelaide[3]


William TUCKEY
Death Date: 01 Dec 1864
Age: 51y  :Approx. Birth Year: 1813
Relative 1: Thomas TUCKEY (PR)
Residence: North Adelaide
Death Place: North Adelaide
District: Adelaide
Symbol: F Book/Page: 18/63[4]
  • Death Notice

DIED. TUCKEY.—On the 1st of December, at his residence Sussex-street, North Adelaide, William Tuckey, aged 51 years. [5]


1843 TUCKEY Thomas Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 1/18
1840 TUCKEY William Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 1/18
1848 TUCKEY Arthur Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 2/52
1845 TUCKEY Agnes Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 1/119
1850 TUCKEY Alfred Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 3/129
1854 TUCKEY Sarah Jane Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 4/325
1857 TUCKEY Emily Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 11/52
1860 TUCKEY John Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 15/478
1859 TUCKEY James Parents :William TUCKEY Agnes HENDERSON Adelaide 15/196[6]

Born JUN 12 1814. Cosham, Hampshire, England. [7]

Died DEC 01 1864. Sussex Street, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. [8]

Immigration: APR 20 1836. Rapid[9]

Note: See son's reminiscences at EARLY AUSTRALIA AND BEFORE. (1924, April 19). The Mail (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia : 1912 - 1954), p. 5. http:/


  7. Source: #S29 See also: See also Certainty: 2
  8. Source: #S6 Ade 18 63 Family Notices. (1864, December 2). Given Name(s): William Last Name: TUCKEY Death Date: 01 Dec 1864 Gender: M Age: 51y Approx. Birth Year: 1813 Marital Status: N Relative 1: Thomas TUCKEY (PR) Relative 2: Residence: North Adelaide Death Place: Certainty: 2
  9. Source: #S7 Certainty: 2

  • Source: S29 Diane Cummings Pioneers and Settlers Bound for SA Publication: State Library South Australia Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S6 SA BDM Publication: SA Genealogical Association South Australia Births Deaths and Marriages (Digger Index) Italicized: Y Paranthetical: Y
  • Source: S7 Leadbeater, B FamilyHistorySA Italicized: Y

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Tuckey-66 and Tuckey-45 appear to represent the same person because: Same person. All duplicates: William Tuckey, Agnes (Henderson) Tuckey, and Agnes (Tuckey) May.
posted by Emily Kusec-Ashcroft

William is 29 degrees from Alice Paul, 28 degrees from Michael Schell and 25 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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