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Edward Tucker, Jnr

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Devonshire, England
Death: July 8, 1877 (55)
Clive, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Place of Burial: New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Tucker and Jane Tucker
Husband of Emma Tucker
Father of Edward Tucker; James Tucker; Mary Jane(Tucker)Collinge; Frederick Tucker; William Tucker and 6 others
Brother of George Tucker; William Henry Tucker; John Tucker; Eliza Tucker; Richard Tucker and 1 other

Occupation: Sawyer/in late 1860;sran small farm'Sherwood' Hawkes Bay, N.Z.
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About Edward Tucker, Jnr

Was a farmer & sawyer in Hawke's Bay. His run was SHERWOOD:

From Early Stations in Hawke's bay:

About 1,200 feet above sea level on the North Makaretu road, nine miles from Takapau, and eight miles west of the Napier-Palmerston North highway, Sherwood began as a small holding of less than 1,000 acres that had been cut from the Ashcott (6) property. It was taken up in the late 1860s by Edward Tucker, who had arrived at New Plymouth in the barque William Bryan in 1841. He was the eldest of eight brothers and three sisters who sailed in the Plymouth Company's first immigrant ship, and members of his family later settled at Clive. The land was mainly covered in forest, which possibly suggested the name. In 1872 Tucker had 445 sheep on the property, and by 1875 this figure had increased to 706. By 1876 the number had dropped again to 428, and at this period the property had been reduced to about 400 acres. For a short time his brother-in-law, Nathianel Harwood, took over Sherwood, and a few years later the property was sold to Thomas White of Kent."


Death Certificate: Ref: 1879/1096. Occupation: Laborer. Aged 57 years. Occupation of Edward's father: Laborer. Cause of Death: Eptheloma of the jaw. Number of children when he died: M - 8, F - 3. The certificate is signed by F Tucker, Clive. He had been in New Zealand for 38 years before he died.

Burial: Havelock North, New Zealand. Block Name C, Plot Number 23. Date of Death/Burial 08 July 1877. District: Clive.

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Edward Tucker, Jnr's Timeline

Devonshire, England
Age 22
Age 23
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
May 29, 1849
Age 27
Auckland, New Zealand
April 30, 1851
Age 29
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Age 30
Age 31
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
January 11, 1854
Age 32
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand