John Tucker (Merchant Trader)

John Tucker (Merchant Trader)

John Tucker was an English slave trader for the Royal African Company from London, England. Tucker went to Gbap, Sierra Leone in 1665 alongside, Thomas Corker who is the ancestor of the Sherbro Caulkers the most notorious slave trading family in the Upper Guinea Coast. John Tucker married a Sherbro princess and together they had many children. The Sherbro Tuckers became a powerful slave trading clan and chiefdom in Gbap and many of them went to university in Europe as early as the 18th century.


Tucker was descended from the Saxons; his ancestor John Tucker was granted a coat of arms by William the Conqueror (

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* Adam Jones, "History in Africa", Vol. 10, 1983 (1983), pp. 151-162

* TUCKER, PETER L. The Tuckers of Sierra Leone 1665-1914: a history of trade and. British Colonisation of Sherbro Land

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