Jane Elizabeth Bunting (née Brown)

1795 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary


Jane Elizabeth Bunting, daughter of John George Brown and Elizabeth Boon Brown (possibly stepmother) of the Cottage, Portland, Jamaica. Second wife and widow of the Rev. Anthony Bunting (Chaplain to the Garrison at Port Antonio Jamaica), who was awarded compensation for two groups of enslaved people in Portland, one in her own right and one as guardian to Sarah A. Bunting.

  1. John George Brown registered 13 enslaved people as guardian of his daughters Jane E. and Sarah C. Brown.

  2. In 1841 Jane E. Bunting, age 35, of independent means, born out of county, was living with her children Sarah Ann (age 14), George (12), Anthony (9), and Adasy[? presumably her niece with the surname Pinnock though given as Bunting in this census] age 2 at Bridge Street, Pershore, Worcestershire. Jane's brother-in-law Rev. George Pinnock and his family were living nearby as George was rector of Wyre Piddle in Worcestershire.

  3. In 1851 Jane E Bunting was living at Walcot, Bath Somerset aged 55 'Clergyman['s] widow' born Jamaica, with sons George A., aged 22, student at Queens College Cambridge and Anthony aged 19, student at Trinity College Dublin, both also born Jamaica, and niece Adelaide Pinnock aged 11, born Worcestershire. Death January 1857 at Newport Pagnell aged 61, Jane Elizabeth, widow of the Rev. Anthony Bunting, Chaplain to the Garrison at Port Antonio Jamaica. Rev. George Antony died at Fenny Drayton Rectory Leics., aged 26,  in May 1855.

  4. Will of Rev. Anthony Bunting, Clerk of Portland in the County of Surrey Island of Jamaica proved 05/09/1832.


T71/868 Portland claim nos. 131 and 183.

  1. T71/151 81.

  2. 1841 census online. See also separate entry for George Pinnock.

  3. Times 12/01/1857 p. 1; 1851 census online.

  4. PROB 11/1805. An Anthony Bunting has a bare entry in the Clergy of the Church of England Database, CCEd [database online] Person ID 116636, recording his ordination at London 19/12/1819.

We are grateful to Tom Arkell and David Barker for their help compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Name in compensation records
Jane E. Bunting
Rev. Anthony Bunting
Sarah Ann, George Anthony, George

Associated Claims (2)

£126 17s 8d
£252 4s 4d

Relationships (6)

Daughter → Mother
Daughter → Father
Second Wife → Husband
Mother → Daughter
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Notes →

Addresses (2)

9 Prospect Place, Walcot, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England
Bridge Street, Pershore, Worcestershire, West Midlands, England