Walter Tucker

Walter Tucker

Male 1888 - 1955  (66 years)

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  • Name Walter Tucker 
    Born 2 Sep 1888  Coate, Chiseldon, Wiltshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Walter Tucker Birth Certificate
    Walter Tucker Birth Certificate
    Birth certificate of Walter Tucker, son of John Tucker and Elizabeth Tucker (nee Wait)
    Christened 18 Nov 1888  Church of All Saints, Liddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Wiltshire baptisms index 1530-1917 Transcription  - Walter Tucker
    Wiltshire baptisms index 1530-1917 Transcription - Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker was baptised at All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, England 18 Nov 1888.
    Baptism - Walter Tucker
    Baptism - Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker was baptised 18th November 1888 at All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, Entland.This is a copy of the All Saints Church, Parish Records, Baptisms, page 30, 1888 (1833-1916).
    All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, England
    All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, England
    All Saints church is in the small village of Liddington to the south east of Swindon. The church started life in the 13th century and is a part of the Church of England. The church sits in the centre of a well maintained churchyard.
    Gender Male 
    Education 10 Apr 1899  Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Walter Tucker was enrolled at the Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, admission number 110, 10 April 1899, having transfered from the infants department of the same school. 
    National School Admission Register, Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, Walter Tucker
    National School Admission Register, Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker was admitted to the Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, transferring from the infants school on 10 April 1899.
    Residence 10 Apr 1899  35 Marlboro Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    35 Marlboro Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, England 
    Military Service 30 Aug 1909  Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Enlisted as a special Army Reservist in the 3rd Wiltshire Regiment, Enlistment period 6 years. No. 3/9123 
    Age: 20 
    The Military Record of Walter Tucker
    The Military Record of Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker's Military Record as a reservist in the 3rd Wiltshire Regiment
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Great Western Railway, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1911 Census of England and Wales, shows the following:
    Name Walter Tucker, Age 22, single, Occupation Labourer, Loco Dept, Great Western Railway, birth place Chiseldon Wiltshire England 
    Immigration 04 Oct 1913  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Walter sailed from the port of London, England aboard the RMS Otway on 29 Aug 1913. He arrived at Port Adelaide on 04 Oct 1913.  
    Passenger list of RMS Otway
    Passenger list of RMS Otway
    Names and Descriptions of British passengers embarked on RMS Otway at the Port of London on 29th August 1913 bound for Australia. Walter Tucker is listed under contract ticket number 43 and shows him listed as disembarking at Adelaide South Australia.
    The Advertiser News Paper, Adelaide Monday 06 October 1913
    The Advertiser News Paper, Adelaide Monday 06 October 1913
    Extract of the Adelaide Newspaper "The Advertiser" published on Monday 06 October 1913. This is page 16 of the newspaper and it shows the arrival and departure of the Orient Lines Royal Mail Ship Otway of which Walter Tucker sailed on from London to Adelaide Disembarking on the 4th October 1913 at Port Adelaide
    RMS Otway, Report of Passengers for the Port of Adelaide, South Australia, Walter Tucker
    RMS Otway, Report of Passengers for the Port of Adelaide, South Australia, Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker arrived 14 October 1913 at the Port of Adelaide, South Australia aboard RMS Otway
    RMS Otway
    RMS Otway
    Postcard photo image of the Orient Line ship RMS Otway.
    Occupation 3 Jul 1919  New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Walter was employed by the New South Wales Railway on 3 July 1919 as a labourer in the Northern Div. He obtained the position of Blacksmith Striker on 29 Oct 1928. He remained with the railways until his retirement on 12 April 1955. See attached copy of his employment card for full details. 
    New South Wales, Railways Employment Card, Walter Tucker
    New South Wales, Railways Employment Card, Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker was employed by the New South Wales Railways on 3 July 1919 and occupied many positions until his retirement on 12 April 1955.
    Residence 7 Mar 1936  1 chapel Street, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1 Chapel Street, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia. 
    Cause of Death 16 Jun 1955  Sacred heart hospice, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Cause of death: Carcinoma of the Lung (lung cancer) 
    Residences 16 Jun 1955  26 Larra Street Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    At time of death, Hilda and Walter lived at 26 Larra St Guildford, New South Wales, Australia 
    Died 16 Jun 1955  Sacred Heart Hospice, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Walter Tucker Death Certificate
    Walter Tucker Death Certificate
    Walter Tucker Death Certificate
    Death Notice Walter Tucker
    Death Notice Walter Tucker
    Walter died on 16 June 1955 and his death Notice was published in the Sydney Morning herald on 17 June 1955 on Page 20.
    Death Notice Walter Tucker
    Death Notice Walter Tucker
    Walters death notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 18 Jun 1955.
    Death Notice of Walter Tucker
    Death Notice of Walter Tucker
    Walter's death notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Friday 17 June 1955 on page 20
    Buried 20 Jun 1955  Roman Catholic Cemetary, McLean Street, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia (Hilda Wall) Buried beside Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Funeral Notice Walter Tucker
    Funeral Notice Walter Tucker
    Walter's funeral notice was published in The Sydney Morning Herald on Monday 20 Jun 1955 on Page 18
    The Grave of Walter Tucker and Hilda May Wall (Tucker)
    The Grave of Walter Tucker and Hilda May Wall (Tucker)
    This is the final resting place of Walter and Hilda Tucker. They are Buried at Liverpool Catholic Cemetery, McLean Street, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
    Plot: Sec 16 No 241
    Burial Details of Walter Tucker and Hilda Wall (n. Potts)
    Burial Details of Walter Tucker and Hilda Wall (n. Potts)
    Walter is buried at the Liverpool, New South Wales, Catholic Cemetery on 20 June 1955 he was aged 66. The grave is located in Section 16 Grave 241. Hilda is buried beside him on 20 Nov 1973 aged 80.
    Notes 
    • Lived in Swindon UK about 90 miles from London . He was youngest Child of John and Elizabeth Tucker. He had eight brothers and sisters. He was the only one that migrated to Australia, but one other brother migrated to Canada.
    Person ID I0004  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker, The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths, Wait Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2020 

    Father John Tucker,   b. 24 Aug 1846, Liddington Wick, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1907, GWR Works Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Waite,   b. 1848, Wanborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1930, Purley Cottage, Liddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1872  All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Church of All Saints, Liddington, Wiltshire England, Marriage Register - John Tucker and Elizabeth Wait
    Church of All Saints, Liddington, Wiltshire England, Marriage Register - John Tucker and Elizabeth Wait
    John Tucker married Elizabeth Wait 26th October 1872.
    All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire England
    All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire England
    All Saints church Liddington is located on Church Rd Liddington, Wiltshire England
    Family ID F0048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hilda May Potts,   b. 31 May 1893, "Pipeclay" Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1973, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Calvary Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1928  St Patricks, Roman Catholic Church, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wedding Certificate of Walter Tucker and Hilda Potts
    Wedding Certificate of Walter Tucker and Hilda Potts
    The Wedding Certificate of Walter Tucker and Hilda May Potts
    St Patricks Roman Catholic Church Kogarah New South Wales Australia
    St Patricks Roman Catholic Church Kogarah New South Wales Australia
    St Patricks is located at 38 Chapel Street
    Kogarah NSW 2217
    Phone: 02 9587 5444 Fax: 02 95878064
    Children 
    +1. J.W. Tucker
    +2. M.C. Tucker
     3. Clara Ellen Tucker,   b. 10 Aug 1932, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1936, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F0005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker
    Son of John and Elizabeth Tucker - This photo was taken around the time he and Hilda were married.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker, taken at his daughter Mary's Wedding
    Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker
    Walter Tucker, nineth and youngest child of John and Elizabeth Tucker (n. Wait)
    Irene Rella Potts, Walter Tucker, Hilda May Tucker (n. Potts)
    Irene Rella Potts, Walter Tucker, Hilda May Tucker (n. Potts)
    Irene Potts (known as Ollie), Walter Tucker, Hilda Tucker (n.Potts) (Known as May).

    Documents
    extractof 1871 and 1891 English Census
    extractof 1871 and 1891 English Census
    Extract of 1871 and 1891 Englis Census.
    1871 Census featuring Edmund and Rebecca Tucker and family.
    1891 Census Featuring John and Elizabeth Tucker and family.
    1911 Census of England and Wales showing Elizabeth Tucker and family
    1911 Census of England and Wales showing Elizabeth Tucker and family
    Elizabeth Tucker (nee Waite), William John Tucker, Florence Ellen Tucker, Charles Tucker, Ernest Tucker and Walter Tucker all appear on this census form.
    1891 Census of England and Wales, Family of John and Elizabeth Tucker
    1891 Census of England and Wales, Family of John and Elizabeth Tucker
    Household members John Tucker, Elizabeth Tucker, Kate L Tucker, William J Tucker, Florence Tucker, Albert J Tucker, Charles Tucker, Ernest Tucker, Annie M Tucker, Walter Tucker
    1891 Census of England - Family of John and Elizabeth Tucker
    1891 Census of England - Family of John and Elizabeth Tucker
    Household - John Tucker, Elizabeth Tucker (n. Wait), William J Tucker, Ernest Tucker, Walter Tucker

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] General Register Office England (Reliability: 2).
      See attached Birth Certificate

    2. [S344] Findmypast (Reliability: 3), 18 Nov 1888.
      See attached Wiltshire Baptisms index 1530-1917 Transcription for Walter Tucker.

    3. [S392] National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914, findmypast, F8/600/263/10/6/5 (Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre) (Reliability: 3), 10 Apr 1899.
      See attached copy of National School Admission Register, Lethbridge Road School, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, Admission No. 110, 10 Apr 1899, Walter Tucker.

    4. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army (Reliability: 3).
      See attached service record

    5. [S68] 1911 Census of England and Wales (Reliability: 3), 2 Apr 1911.
      See attached copy of 1911 Census of England and Wales, Walter Tucker

    6. [S380] The National Archives of Great Britain (Reliability: 3).
      See attached copy of the passenger list of RMS Otway, sailed Sailed London 29 Aug 1913 and arrived Adelaide

    7. [S207] State Archives of New South Wales, 3 Jul 1919.
      See attached copy of New South Wales Railways employment card for Walter Tucker.

    8. [S94] The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 1936.
      See attached death notice of daughter Clara Ellen Tucker published The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 March 1936, Page 16

    9. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, Registration No. 1955/7839 (Reliability: 3), 16 Jun 1955.
      See attached copy of New South Wales Death Certificate 007839, Walter Tucker, 16 June 1955.

    10. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 2), 1955.
      See attached Death Certificate

    11. [S155] Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria (Reliability: 2), 20 Jun 1955.
      Date of Death 16 Jun 55, Age 66

    12. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 1), 1955.
      Roman Catholic Cemetary, Liverpool
      Information contained within the Walters Death Certificate

    13. [S155] Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria (Reliability: 2), 20 Jun 1955.
      Walter tucker, Service date 20 June 1955, Date of death 16 june55, age 66 Gender M, Register No. 1657, Burial type Burial, Location: Section 16 Grave 241.


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