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Where did the English Tuckwell family come from? What is the English Tuckwell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tuckwell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tuckwell family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Tugwell, Tuckwell, Tuckswell and others.

First found in Somerset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, and believed to be descended from Hugh, a Norman knight, who held from the Norman Baron, Roger Arundel, the lands of Tocheswelle-Willa, an ancient farm and village which became known as Tuxwell.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tuckwell research. Another 259 words(18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tuckwell History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Tuckwell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tuckwell Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Jo Tuckwell settled in Georgia in 1735
  • John Tuckwell, who landed in Georgia in 1735


  • Sir Edward Tuckwell, Surgeon to the Queen
  • Barry Emmanuel Tuckwell (b. 1931), Australian conductor and Horn Soloist
  • Stephen John Tuckwell GC, British soldier awarded the George Cross for his "great gallantry and undaunted devotion to duty" in bomb disposal work


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  2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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  4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  11. ...

The Tuckwell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tuckwell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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