TUCKER, Miss Mary Jane

1841 - 1885

Mary Jane Tucker was born at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in 1841, daughter of Revd John Kinsman Tucker [q.v.] and his wife Sarah Henrietta née Shepherd, who married in Devon in 1834. An artistic person who painted a number of watercolours of village scenes at Pettaugh, including the rectory, church and other views. The old rectory was destroyed by fire in November 1881 when her father erected the current building. She married at Pettaugh in 1870, Revd Francis Robert Wellard Malpas (1844-1906) and in 1871, 27 year old Francis was the local curate, living at Village Street, Leftwich, Nantwich, Cheshire with his 29 year old wife Mary Jane and sister-in-law, 17 year old Charlotte Tucker. In 1881, 39[sic] year old Mary was living at Little Horwood Vicarage, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, with her 39[sic] year old husband Francis and had living with them 24 year old Revd E. W. Collins, curate at Little Horwood. Mary Jane died at Little Horwood, Winslow in 1885, aged 44, she had no issue.




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