John Henry Bunton

UK, London
UK, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland, Gill Bridge Avenue, 11
FatherEdward Bunton (1797-98 – 26/11/1868) 
MotherCatherine Scot (1801-06 – 31/10/1857) 
Partner Hannah Rogers (10/06/1839 – 21/04/1894)

Married 05/02/1859 UK, Tyne and Wear, Tynemouth Parish Church


John Henry Bunton's and Hannah Rogers's marriage certificate - Hannah, aged 19y, is described as a minor.


John Edward (Jack) Bunton (17/01/1861 – 25/.../1903)

Henry Bunton (1863 – 22/01/1864)

Catherine Bunton (1864 – 04/12/1865)

Catherine Bunton (13/10/1866 – 12/05/1918)

Charlotte (Lotte) Bunton (05/12/1868 – )

Charles Rogers Bunton (18/10/1874 – )

Jane Bunton (27/11/1876 – )

Henry Bunton (19/02/1879 – .../04/1894)


Baptised at St Dunstan's Church, Stepney, London on 25/06/1837.

Merchant seaman (which probably explains his absence from the 1871 census - see Hannah's page);

A John Bunton, aged 24 and born in North Shields, is listed in the 1861 census of British Ships In Home Ports.

Later "painter" at 1881 census and when his children John and Catherine married (1887 and 1889) and son Henry died (April 1894); "coal hawker" when Hannah died (1894) and "house painter journeyman" when he died.

1881 census: 7 Matlock St, Bishopwearmouth:
NameRelationAgeOccupationWhere born
John BuntonHead42PainterLondon East
Hannah BuntonWife41 Durham Gateshead Fell
John E BuntonSon20Engine FitterNorthumberland North Shields
Kate BuntonDaughter14 Northumberland North Shields
Charlotte BuntonDaughter12ScholarDurham Sunderland
Charles R BuntonSon6ScholarDurham Sunderland
Jane BuntonDaughter4ScholarDurham Sunderland
Henry BuntonSon1 Durham Sunderland

1894: Hannah died at 11 Gill Bridge Avenue (their eldest son lived at 21 Gill Bridge Avenue).

Cause of death: "Nephritis syncope"; interred at Bishopwearmouth cemetery 03/07/1899

His death certificate gives an age of 61y; however his christening date and his 43y age at the 1881 census would make him 62y when he died.

My 2 x great grandfather.

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This record was last updated on 04/09/2018 at 19:39