George Bucke

???? - 1833


Small-scale slave-owner on Nevis, dying c. 1833.

  1. The Worshipful George Bucke was a magistrate in Nevis, and was (at least) once Chairman of a meeting of the magistrates pro temp.

  2. Administration of the will of George Bucke 'Master and Examiner of Island of Nevis' [made in 1831 and attested in Nevis in 1833) was granted 23/04/1836 to Bertha Baker his sister of Bungay. He left £80 to 'Cromwell, a negro man at this time belonging to the estate of Mrs Martha Williams Hamilton deceased in consideration of his services to me in my many sicknesses.' He left £1000 on which the interest was to be paid to his brother Walter Lewis Bucke (q.v.) for life and then to their sister Bertha Baker: his two siblings were also his residuary legatees.


  1. 1830-31 (230) Slave population in the West Indies. Papers presented to Parliament … 1831, pp. 18 and 25

  2. Will of George Bucke, TNA PROB 11/1860/136.

Further Information


Will of George Bucke, TNA PROB 11/1860/136

Associated Estates (4)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Other
1828 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Attorney
1825 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Attorney
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney

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