Surnames A to C

BUCKE Francis Rodney

Francis Rodney BUCKE  was born on 11 Jan 1885 in England. He was christened on 14 Feb 1885 in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. He died1  on 23 Aug 1942 in Pretoria General Hospital, Transvaal. Francis Rodney was the son of Henry Charles Robert and Alberta Annie Bucke.

Francis was employed as the Postmaster in 1914 in Port Alfred, Cape Province.

[Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town in Hertfordshire, England, just west of the M11 motorway on the county boundary with Essex, 27 miles (43 km) north-east of central London, and 35 miles (56km) by rail from Liverpool Street station.]

Francis married2  Edith Mary NOTHARD  daughter of Alfred Ernest NOTHARD and Mary CAWOOD on 20 Feb 1914 in Klipplaat, Parish of St James, Jansenville dist, Cape Province. Edith was born in 1884. She died3  on 25 May 1950 in Arcadia Nursing Home, Pretoria, Transvaal. She was buried in Pretoria New Cemetery [Rebecca Str], Transvaal.

They had the following children:

b1. Denis Hereward was born on 17 Feb 1915.

Denis married Noran Margaret BROSMAN . Noran was born on 16 Mar 1919.

b2. Brian Dudley was born on 03 Jun 1918.

Brian married Moira Marie Malbysse SMITH . Moira was born on 19 Mar 1923.

b3. Neville Wayland was born on 22 Feb 1923.

Neville married Marie Barbara GRANT . Marie was born on 03 May 1925. 

SOURCES;
  1. Family Search, 007807183; Img 1663.
  2. Family Search, 007729649_1645125; Img 444.
  3. Family Search, 007731979; Img 1455.

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