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Tucker Family Papers


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Papers of the Tucker family, including correspondence, accounts and deeds. The collection also includes some papers of the Gollop, Steward and Browne families.


  • 1662-1873


47 shelfmarks

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. b. 16].
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MSS. Don. b. 16-28, c. 101-134

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13408

Biographical / Historical

Edward Tucker of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis (d 1737) was an MP. His two sons were John Tucker (1701-1779), MP, and Richard Tucker (1704-1777). His father was Edward Tucker (d 1707), a sectarian, who assumed the pseudonym 'Man of Love'. Edward Tucker MP, and his son Richard consecutively held the office of surveyor of His Majesty's quarries in Portland, 1714-1777. John Tucker was also cashier to the treasurer of the navy, 1744-1749.

The Gollop family was allied to the Tucker family by marriage. The Steward family were heirs of the Tuckers. The Browne family were heirs of the Tucker, Gollop, and Steward families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought and given by the Friends of the Bodliean, 1969-1970.
Tucker Family Papers
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom