Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameJohn Anthony (Johann Anton) RUCKER , 15690
FatherSiegaund RUCKER MEISNER , 15696 (1682-1744)
MotherAnna BRAMEYER , 15701 (1690-1750)
Notes for John Anthony (Johann Anton) RUCKER
of West Hill, Wandsworth.

Probably the first of the family to come to England.

Founded Phipps Bridge Calico printing works on the Wandle in 1788 and purchased the West Hill Estate in Wandsworth in 1789.

From UCL’s The Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership

Will in National Archives

The will of John Anthony Rucker of West Hill, Wandsworth [made in 1801] was proved 01/06/1804. In the will he left monetary legacies totalling £53,000 to nephews and grand-nephews and nieces, a further £27,000 to the children of Sigismund Rucker and £7000 to other family members, plus smaller monetary legacies and annuities. He had he said left Sigismund Diederick Rucker only £4,000 on the basis that Sigismund Diederick had inherited the entire business of senator Sigismund Rucker of Hamburgh [sic]. He left his house at West Hill and his estates and enslaved people in Grenada to his nephew Daniel Henry Rucker (q.v.), and divided his residuary estate 2/3rd to Daniel Henry Rucker and 1/3rd to his great-nephew John Anthony Rucker
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