Luke Bunter

Born:Mar 9 1814 In:  Sherborne, Dorset, England
Died:Nov 25 1891 (at age 77)In:  Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Jane Simmonds (Bunter)
His wife
Johann BUNTER
His son
Sarah Ann Bunter (Murphy)
His daughter
James Ile Luke Bunter
His son
Mary Grace Bunter (McGuiness)
His daughter
Sylvia Mercy (Hoyle) Bunter (Shaw)
His daughter
Mary Ann Bunter (Herbert)
His daughter
Martha Bunter (Meginess)
His daughter
Susannah Bunter (Gray)
His daughter
May Bunter
His daughter
Robert Benjaman Bunter
His son
William John Bunter
His son
James Bunter
His father
Ann Hyle (Bunter)
His mother
Grace Bunter
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William Bunter
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Richard Bunter
His brother
Timothy Bunter
His brother
Mary Ailes Bunter (Chant)
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James Barnhill Bunter
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June Bunter
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Royal Marine

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Date: June 7 2012
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Luke Bunter
Gender: Male
Birth: Circa 1812 - Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Marriage: Spouse: Mary Jane Bunter (born Simmons) - Nov 8 1847 - Sherborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Death: Nov 26 1891 - Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Burial: 1891 - Urch Street, Geraldton, WA, Australia
Father: James Bunter
Mother: Ann Bunter (born Hyle)
Wife: Mary Jane Bunter (born Simmons)
Children: James Bunter, William John Bunter, Mary May Herbert (born Bunter), Grace Mary McGuiness (born Bunter), Mary Bunter, Sarah Ann Murphy (born Bunter), Sylvia Mercy Bunter, Martha Bunter, Susannah Gray (born Bunter), Robert Benjamin Bunter
Sibling: Sylvia Hoyle Bunter

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Jane Sivwright & William John Bunter
Marriage: Apr 19 1887 - Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
Wife: Jane Sivwright
  Birth: 1866
  Marital status: Single
  Father: David Sivwright
Husband: William John Bunter
  Marital status: Single
  Father: Luke Bunter
Spouse's Age: 21
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00373-0
System Origin: Australia
GS Film number: 1368358
Reference ID: 51

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Jane Sievwright & William John Bunter
Marriage: Apr 19 1887 - Champion Bay, Western Australia, Australia
Wife: Jane Sievwright
  Marital status: Single
  Father: David
Husband: William John Bunter
  Marital status: Single
  Father: Luke
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00373-4
System Origin: Australia
GS Film number: 284853
Reference ID: cn 1887 p2

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Luke Bunter
Birth name: Luke Bunter
Gender: Male
Birth: 1812 - Sherborne, Dorset, England
Christening: Mar 9 1814 - Bradpole, Dorset, England
Marriage: Spouse: Jane Simmonds - Nov 8 1847 - Sherbourne, Dorset, England
Death: Nov 25 1891 - Geraldton, West Australia, Australia
Burial: 1891 - Apex Park, Geraldton, West Australia, Australia
Parents: James Bunter, Ann Hyle
Wife: Jane Simmonds
Children: Grace Bunter, Martha Bunter, Susannah Bunter, Mary Grace Bunter, Mary Ann Bunter, James Ile Bunter, Sarah Ann Bunter, Silvia Hoyle Bunter, William John Bunter, Benjamin Bunter, Johann Bunter
Siblings: William Bunter, James Barhill Bunter, Richard Bunter, Timothy Bunter, William Bunter, Mary Ailes Bunter, Grace Bunter
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LifeSketch: Arrived 1856 as an Enrolled Pensioner Guard with wife and children,married (England)Mary Jane SIMMONS born 1829 died 11/2/1912(Geraldton) daughter of William. children Sarah Ann born 1849 died 1900, James born 1856(at sea)died 1922, Silva Mercy born 1861 Mary born 1862 died 1933 Grace born 1864 died 1939 William born 1865 died 1922 Martha born 1868,Benjamin Born 1870 died 1932, Sussannah born 1869/72 died 1950. formerly a private in Royal Marines. Stationed at Port Gregory, Champion Bay, 1856.To Grennough, farmer Employed three ticket of leave men 1867 to 1873. Church of England. WA family history p389 of held Battye Library, Western Australia, Australia http://www.geni.com/people/Luke-Bunter/6000000018094392983 About Luke Bunter Year of birth unsure - reported age at death would indicate born 1812; self reported age at enlistment would indicate born 1814. Baptism record is 1814. While babies were generally baptised not long after birth, did Luke put his age down when he enlisted? Parish baptism record for Luke Bunter, father James Bunter, labourer, mother Anne, baptised 9 March 1814, at Holy Trinity, Bradpole, Dorset, England. The National Archives file ADM 157/150/42, Folios 42-44. Luke Bunter, born Dorset. Attestation papers to serve in the Royal Marines at Plymouth 1833 (when aged 19). Discharged 1855 as Length of service. (5 May 2014 - This record has not been digitised.) Marriage registration index record for Luke Bunter marrying Jane Simmonds, October-December quarter 1847, Sherborne registration district, Dorset, Vol. 8, p 212. Crimean War - Ex Royal Marine Immigration: Arr. Abt 1856 Pensioner guard with EPF at Port Gregory In September 1868 he is recorded as " Luke Bunter (Pensioner residing on Back Flat)" at Greenough, in newspaper accounts of a meeting of the Victoria Agricultural and District Society. in The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times, Friday 25 December 1868, p 3, in a table of losses due to "Red Rust" among the farmers on the Greenough, L Bunter is recorded as having 46 acres of wheat under cultivation and harvested nothing, and 4 acres of oats, averaging 30 bushels per acre. Western Australian Death registration index record for Luke Bunter, died aged 79, father, mother, and place of birth unknown, No. 864 of 1891. Midwest Death register record for Luke Bunter, died 26 November 1891, aged 79. Cemetery record for Luke Bunter, died 26 November 1891, aged 79, buried Urch Street Cemetery, Geraldton. view all 14 Luke Bunter's Timeline 1812 1812 Birth of Luke Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom 1847 November 8, 1847 Age 35 Marriage of Luke to Mary Bunter Sherborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom 1849 January 1, 1849 Age 37 Birth of Sarah Ann Murphy Tiverton, Devon, UK 1851 1851 Age 39 Birth of Mary May Herbert Dorset, England 1856 October 5, 1856 Age 44 Birth of James Bunter Sherborne, Dorset, UK 1859 July 28, 1859 Age 47 Birth of Grace Mary McGuiness Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia 1861 1861 Age 49 Birth of Sylvia Mercy Bunter Fremantle, WA, Australia 1862 1862 Age 50 Birth of Mary Bunter Greenough, Western Australia, Australia 1866 1866 Age 54 Birth of William John Bunter Fremantle, WA, Australia 1868 1868 Age 56 Birth of Martha Meginess Greenough, WA, Australia

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