Herbert Victor Bunt

23 August 1901–August 1988 (Age 86)
St Neot, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Herbert Victor

When Herbert Victor Bunt was born on 23 August 1901, in St Neot, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert Bunt, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Jane Lightfoot, was 33. He died in August 1988, in Bodmin, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bodmin, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 3
The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
Age 7
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
Age 23
First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Middle English bunt ‘something swollen’, related to modern English bunt ‘swelling, bag-like end of a net or sail’, and to Middle English bunting ‘small bird, corn bunting’. The name could have been a nickname given to a plump person. Derivation from Middle English bonte, bunte ‘sieve’ is formally also possible but less likely.English: alternatively, from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Bunt(e), Old English Bunt(a), perhaps derived from the same sense as in 1 above.Dutch (mainly Van de Bunt): habitational name for someone who lived at a place called after its vegetation, which consisted of bunt grass, i.e. a meadow with tufts of a tough kind of grass.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Herbert Victor Bunt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Herbert Victor Bunt in household of Herbert Bunt, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Herbert Victor Bunt, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

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