Tuke family

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The Tuke family of York were family of Quaker innovators involved in establishing :-

They included four generations. The main Tukes were

Others included

  • Henry Scott Tuke (12 June 1858–13 March 1929), British painter and photographer, is best remembered for his paintings of naked boys and young men, which have earned him a status as a pioneer of gay male culture.
  • Daniel Hack Tuke (1827–1895), was a prominent campaigner for humane treatment of the insane.

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  • Willam K Sessions and E.Margaret Sessions (1971) The Tukes of York in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Ebor Press, York. (Includes family tree of 12 generations, pp. 116-117.)