TUCK, William Henry

1840 - 1922

William Henry Tuck, was born at Great Moulton, near Wymondham, Norfolk on 3 October 1840, eldest son of Revd William Gilbert Tuck (1810-1887) of Tostock House, Bury St Edmundís, Suffolk, and his wife Anne Elizabeth, only child of Edward Smyth of West Bradenham Hall, Norfolk. William was educated at Ipswich grammar school and, on 15 February 1858, admitted pensioner at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, graduating BA in 1863 proceeding MA in 1866. He married at Plymouth, Devon in 1866, Jane St John Budd (14 May 1846-1899), only daughter of John Wreford Budd, MD, of Plymouth, Devon. They lived at 5 Southgate Green, Bury St Edmundís and exhibited a portrait at the Royal Academy in 1874 from his home in St Johnís Wood, London. His wife died at Paddington, London in 1899, aged 52, when he returned to live at Tostock House, Bury St Edmund's, living with his sister and brother-in-law, being described at author/journalist. In 1911, 'on own means', living at 5 Southgate Green, Bury St Edmund's with his now widowed sister, and where he died on 29 November 1922.

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