John Henry Bunt

1877–1953 (Age 76)
Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Bunt was born in 1877, in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom as the son of John Henry Bunt and Unknown. He married Philippa Jane Harris on 7 June 1846, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1953, in Plympton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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John Henry Bunt
Philippa Jane Harris
Charles Henry Bunt
Gladys Mary Bunt
Gladys May Bunt

Spouse and Children


    Philippa Jane Harris




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    John Henry Bunt






World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 27

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German bunt, a term which originally described black and white coloration, specifically of a fur. Later, by extension, it came to denote the fur itself. It was probably applied as a nickname, but in which sense is no longer clear, and the matter is further complicated by the fact that in some areas bunt meant ‘multicolored’ (its modern meaning is ‘colorful’).2 English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of sieves, from Middle English bonte, bunte.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Henry Bunt - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: John Henry Bunt

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