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1. Jane Tucker LUCKRAFT

  • Anne Luckraft BUCKPIT
  • John BUCKPITT+
  • Betsy BUCKPITT+
2. Agnes WOOD


  • Born: 1787, Slapton, Devon, England
  • Christened: 6 Jan 1788, Slapton, Devon, England 1
  • Married (1): 23 Jun 1812, Stoke Fleming, Devon, England 2
  • Married (2): 1854, Totnes District, Devon, England 3
  • Died: 11 Apr 1880, Strete near Dartmouth, Devon, England 4 5 6

  Research Notes:

In 1851, Samuel Buckpitt (62) of Slapton, farmer of 196 acres employing 3 labourers, and and wife Jane (59) of Blackawton, were living on Coombe Farm, Stokefleming. Present were daughter Betsey Buckpitt (33) of Stokefleming, married, house servant, son-in-law William Buckpitt (37) of Ashprington, farm servant, granddaughter Rosena Mary Jane Buckpitt (10) of Churstonferris. Samuel' son John and his family were living nextdoor.

In 1861, Samuel Buckpitt (72) of Slapton, farmer of 84 acres, and [2nd] wife Agnes (51) of Brixham, were living in Lower Fuse, Blackawton. Present was grandson John Henry Buckpitt (22) of Stokefleming, and visitor Agness Heydon (10) of Brixham.

In 1871, Samuel Buckpitt (83) of Brixham*, retired farmer, and wife Agness (61) of Slapton*, were living in Street Village, Blackawton.

* Birth places reversed in Census.


"BUCKPITT.—April 11, at Strete, near Dartmouth, Mr. Samuel Buckpitt, aged 92."

  Marriage Information:

Samuel married Jane Tucker LUCKRAFT, daughter of John LUCKRAFT and Mary WOODCOCK, on 23 Jun 1812 in Stoke Fleming, Devon, England. (Jane Tucker LUCKRAFT was christened on 21 May 1792 in Blackawton, Devon, England 7 and was buried on 5 Sep 1854 in Stoke Fleming, Devon, England 8, aged 63 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Samuel and his brother John married sisters.


Samuel Buckpitt, Sojourner of this Parish, Bachelor, and Jane Tucker Luckraft, Sojourner of this Parish, Spinster, were married by Banns, Willm. Manley, Rector

Witnesses: John Buckpitt, John Mardon, Clerk

  Marriage Information:

Samuel also married Agnes WOOD in 1854 in the Totnes District, Devon, England. (Agnes WOOD was born about 1810 in Brixham, Devon, England.)


1 Slapton Parish Registers.

2 Stoke Fleming Parish Registers.

3 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 4th Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 343.

4 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Kingsbridge district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 141.

5 Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903, National Archives reference IR27/412.

6 The Western Times (Devon), 19 April 1880, p. 2.

7 Blackawton Parish Registers.

8 Stoke Fleming Parish Registers, Burials, p. 81, no. 643.

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