Jane Elizabeth Bunting

1795 - 1857

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

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. 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.

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


Sources

T71/868 Portland claim nos. 131 and 183.

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

  2. 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 for his help compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
Jane E. Bunting
Spouse
Rev. Anthony Bunting
Children
George A., Anthony

Associated Claims (2)

£126 17s 8d
Awardee
£252 4s 4d
Awardee

Relationships (3)

Daughter → Mother
Daughter → Father
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law

Addresses (1)

9 Prospect Place, Walcot, Bath, Somerset, South-west England, England