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Francis Tuckett: Mountaineering Pioneer The BackTracker History Show

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Francis Fox Tuckett, alpinist and explorer renowned for scaling 269 peaks in his lifetime.
The son of Francis and Mariana Tuckett, born in Winterbourne on the outskirts of Bristol, his first experience of climbing was with his father when he was only 12 years old. From then, the adventurer changed the world of mountaineering and was described as a pioneer of Alpine exploration ‘whose name was known throughout the Alps’.
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This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
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The BIG Bristol to London Stroll
If you wish to donate and sponsor our endeavours to raise money for the Suicide Prevention Bristol charity, then go to our dedicated https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alice-the-backtracker (Justgiving page). This walk and the money raised is dedicated to Sara, who sadly passed away in March this year. Remember, if you feel low, there's always someone you can talk to and you are more important than you probably know.
Thanks in advance for your support.
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SOURCES
Ancestry.com
Bristol Mercury - Saturday 04 March 1871
Edward Whymper, Scrambles amongst the Alps, 6th edition
Tuckett, F. F., ''A Pioneer in the High Alps: Alpine Diaries and Letters of F. F. Tuckett, 1856–1874
Francis Fox Tuckett, Alpine Journal, Vol. 1, 1863
"A Grand Tour of Frenchay" by John Lucena
Frenchay Museum
The Seed (Bristol Grammer School's student run newspaper)
London Evening Standard - Thursday 26 November 1868
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Sound Effects by zapsplat.com
Intro music by The Model Folk
© THE BACKTRACKER HISTORY SHOW 2021

Francis Fox Tuckett, alpinist and explorer renowned for scaling 269 peaks in his lifetime.
The son of Francis and Mariana Tuckett, born in Winterbourne on the outskirts of Bristol, his first experience of climbing was with his father when he was only 12 years old. From then, the adventurer changed the world of mountaineering and was described as a pioneer of Alpine exploration ‘whose name was known throughout the Alps’.
THIS PODCAST
This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England.
If you liked it please leave a rating and maybe a comment and if you’d like to support the show with a donation, however small, you can go to https://ko-fi.com/backtrackeruk (Ko-Fi.com)
Some more great news for you, if you were interested in buying merchandise featuring the show’s logo, then pop over to https://www.teepublic.com/en-gb/stores/the-backtracker-history-show?utm_campaign=17652andutm_medium=affiliateandutm_source=The%2BBacktracker%2BHistory%2BShow (Teepublic.com), you’ll find lots of things to choose from.
So, thankyou for listening and until next time guys, take care and look after each other.
-
CONTACT ME…
Email: info@backtracker.co.uk
Facebook: @BackTrackerUK
Instagram: @backtrackeruk
Twitter: @BackTrackerUK
-
The BIG Bristol to London Stroll
If you wish to donate and sponsor our endeavours to raise money for the Suicide Prevention Bristol charity, then go to our dedicated https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alice-the-backtracker (Justgiving page). This walk and the money raised is dedicated to Sara, who sadly passed away in March this year. Remember, if you feel low, there's always someone you can talk to and you are more important than you probably know.
Thanks in advance for your support.
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SOURCES
Ancestry.com
Bristol Mercury - Saturday 04 March 1871
Edward Whymper, Scrambles amongst the Alps, 6th edition
Tuckett, F. F., ''A Pioneer in the High Alps: Alpine Diaries and Letters of F. F. Tuckett, 1856–1874
Francis Fox Tuckett, Alpine Journal, Vol. 1, 1863
"A Grand Tour of Frenchay" by John Lucena
Frenchay Museum
The Seed (Bristol Grammer School's student run newspaper)
London Evening Standard - Thursday 26 November 1868
-
Sound Effects by zapsplat.com
Intro music by The Model Folk
© THE BACKTRACKER HISTORY SHOW 2021

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