Bucke

Generation 1

Thomas BUCKE was born in Oakley, Essex. He had two known children:

  • John, born about 1597 (more below)
  • Thomas

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Generation 2

Thomas BUCKE died on 22nd October, 1680. During his life he studied at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 1622. He went on to become an esquire bedell at Cambridge. In partnership with his brother, Thomas, John operated a printing house in Cambridge which published several famous books. In addition, John was the author of Collections (on the duties of a Bedell etc.)

John had two known children:

  • Thomas, born in Westwick, Cambridgeshire (more below)
  • Samuel

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Generation Three

Thomas BUCKE was born in Westwick, Cambridgeshire. He studied at St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 1652. He married Rebecca LOVERING, the daughter of the headmaster of Norwich Grammar School. Thomas and Rebecca had six known children:

  • Rebecca, born  about 1653 (more below)
  • John, born about 1653
  • Elizabeth, born about 1654
  • Samuel, born about 1660
  • Hatton
  • Thomas

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Generation 4

Rebecca BUCKE married Gilbert WIGMORE on 6th Bebruary, 1672, she died in Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire in June 1705.

Known children of Rebecca and Gilbert are: 

(All born in Little Shelford)

  • Anna born about 1687
  • Thomas born about 1694
  • Ann born about 1680
  • Sabina born about 1680
  • Elizabeth born about 1683
  • Jacob born about 1684

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