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This is my line of ancestry – The Buckland family
including a bit of historical timeline.


from my Dad's book 'Few gods, some heroes, many warriors'
( which I hope to publish on the web soon )

 

Hugh de Caudebec b.1020 d.1066
Caudebec, Normandy. France

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Alain de Buckland b.1045 d.1108
(Alain de Caudebec)
Caudebec, Normandy - - - Kent, England
In appearance he was like his French mother.
Appointed sheriff of Kent in 1067.

Came with his father and brothers with Norman the conqueror
for the invasion of Britain, in which the father died.
After the conquest, the four brothers were each given sheriffdoms.


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William Bucklande b. 1073 d. ?
Coleford, Devon. England

1087 – King William 2nd, Rufus

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John Bucklande b.1098 d. ?

1100 – King Henry 1st

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Henry Bucklande b.1125 d. ?
Coleford Manor, Devon. England

1135 – King Stephen

1141 – Empress Matilda ( daughter of Henry 1st )

1154 – King Henry 2nd The Plantagenets (French)

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Henry Bucklande b.1158 d. ?

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John Bucklande b.1175 d. ?

1189 – King Richard 1st the Lionheart

1199 – King John 1st ( Magna Carta )

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Robert Bucklande m.1205 d. ?

1216 – King Henry 3rd

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Arthur Bucklande b.1243 d. ?
West Hartpru, Somerset. England

( 1264 – start of House of Commons )

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William Bucklande b.1266 d. ?

1272 – King Edward 1st

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Edward Bucklande b.1294 m.1320 d. ?

( 1295 – Parliament : Lords and Commons together )

1307 – King Edward 2nd

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Henry Bucklande b1326 d. ?
West Hartpru, Somerset. England

1327 – King Edward 3rd 1348 – 1350 : Black Death – half the population dead.

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Richard Bucklande b.1358 d. ?
West Hartpru, Somerset. England

1377 – King Richard 2nd

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Richard Bucklande b.1385 m.1410 d. ?

1399 – King Henry 4th House of Lancaster (1st monarch to make a speech in English)

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Henry Bucklande b.1411 d. ?

1413 – King Henry 5th (1st king who could read and write easily in English)

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John Bucklande b.1442 d. ?

1422 – King Henry 6th ( 1440 : founded Eton college ) 1450 – Gutenberg press

1461 – King Edward 4th House of York

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Richard Bucklande b.1470 d. ?
West Harptree, Somerset. England

( granted arms by Edward VII )

1483 – King Edward 5th *murdered after 2 months, age 12.

1483-85 – Richard 3rd (last king to be killed on the battlefield. End of War of Roses)

1485 – King Henry 7th The Tudors (kept the peace & brought prosperity)

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Sir Richard Bucklande b.1498 d. ?
West Hartpru, Somerset. England

1509 – King Henry 8th (the church of England begins)

1547 – King Edward 6th

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Sir William Bucklande b.1550 d.1600
West Hartpru, Somerset. England

1553 – Queen Mary 1st

1558 – Queen Elizabeth 1st

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Sir Henry Bucklande b.1580 m.1610 d.1644
Coleford, Devonshire. England
( married Lady Alicia de Villiers, daughter of the Earl of Devon )

1603 – King James 1st (and 6th of Scotland) “King of Great Britain” (King James Bible)

The Stuarts . . . 1600 - thermometer

1605 – Guy Fawkes & Catholic friends try to blow up Parliament.

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John Buckland b.1620 d. ?

1625 – King Charles 1st *Civil War 1642 – 51 (Charles v Parliament)

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Thomas Buckland b.1642 d. ?

1649 – 1659 England was a Republic

1660 – King Charles 2nd 1665 : Plague 1666 : Great fire of London

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William Buckland b.1665 d. ?
Crediton, Exeter. England

1685 – King James 2nd ( Protestant persecution ) forced to abdicate.

1688 – King William 3rd & Queen Mary 2nd

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William Buckland b.1695 m.1717 d. ?
Crediton, Exeter. England

1702 – Queen Anne * 1707 Act of Union: Scotland & England 1712 - Steam engine

1714 – King George 1st House of Hanovarians (German) Reigned mostly from Hanover

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John Buckland b1720 m.1745 d.17??
Crediton, Exeter. England

1727 – King George 2nd (Sir Robert Walpole: Englands 1st Prime Minister)

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William Edward Warwick Buckland b.1750 m.1776 d.1815

1760 – King George 3rd *Australia colonised, Trouble in American colonies. 1790: French Rev.

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John Buckland b.1781 m.1813 d.1858

1820 – King George 4th * Wars with France 1790 – 1815 till Waterloo : Napoleon’s defeat.

1800 - electric battery 1814 – steam train

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Alfred Buckland b.1825 m.twice d.1903
Exeter, England

1850 – moved to Auckland, New Zealand

The family home : “Highwic” Epsom, Auckland. New Zealand

1830 – King William 4th *1833 He abolished slavery in the colonies. 1830 – electric motor

1837 – Queen Victoria *Industrial Revolution 1830 - Daguerreotypes: first photography.

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Alfred John Buckland b.1860 m1883 d.1898
“Taeroa” Epsom, Auckland. New Zealand

1876 – telephone, phonograph. 1880 – Power plants. 1885 – petrol car

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Kenneth Buckland b.1887 m.1913 d.1927
Auckland. New Zealand

1908 – moved to Sydney, then Brisbane

1901 – King Edward 7th House of Saxe – Coburg

1910 – King George 5th House of Windsor. WW1 1914 – 18 , Women get the vote.

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Kenneth Alfred John Buckland b.1915 m.1945 d.1995
Buckland road, Nundah, Brisbane. Australia

1936 – King Edward 8th *Abdicated

1936 – King George 6th and the Queen Mum. WW2 1939 – 45

1952 – Queen Elizabeth 2nd

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Ian Donald Buckland b.1960 m.2005
Ashgrove, Brisbane, Australia
Married Michael Samuel (Civil Union, Christchurch New Zealand)

1989 - Internet

 

IAN BUCKLAND.COM
PHOTODOCUMENTARY ARTIST

 

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