Bunting History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bunting family

The surname Bunting was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Pùballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Bunting family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bunting research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1489, 1605, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Bunting History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bunting Spelling Variations

Scribes in Medieval Scotland spelled names by sound rather than any set of rules, so an enormous number of spelling variations exist in names of that era. Bunting has been spelled Buntin, Bunten, Bunton, Bunting, Buntain, Buntaine, Buntine, Bontine, Buntyn and many more.

Early Notables of the Bunting family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Bunting family to Ireland

Some of the Bunting family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 79 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Bunting migration to the United States +

The number of Strathclyde Clan families sailing for North America increased steadily as the persecution continued. In the colonies, they could find not only freedom from the iron hand of the English government, but land to settle on. The American War of Independence allowed many of these settlers to prove their independence, while some chose to go to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Scots played essential roles in the forging of both great nations. Among them:

Bunting Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard Bunting, who settled in Bermuda in 1635
  • Rich Bunting, aged 17, who landed in Bermuda in 1635 [1]
  • Samuel Bunting, who arrived in New Jersey in 1678 [1]
  • Sarah Bunting, who settled in Barbados in 1678 with her husband Samuel
  • Samuel Bunting who arrived in New Jersey in 1678
Bunting Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Quendam Bunting, who arrived in Virginia in 1702 [1]
  • Samuel Bunting who settled in Pennsylvania in 1725
  • William Bunting who settled in Maryland in 1776
  • William Bunting who arrived at New York in 1795
  • William Bunting, who arrived in New York in 1795 [1]
Bunting Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Matthew Bunting who arrived in Delaware in 1813
  • Matthew Bunting, aged 28, who landed in Delaware in 1813 [1]
  • W. Bunting who was registered in San Francisco in 1851
  • W Bunting, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Canada Bunting migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bunting Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Roland Bunting U.E. (b. 1739) who settled in Loch Lomond, Rothesay, New Brunswick c. 1783 died in 1839 [2]

Australia Bunting migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Bunting Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Miss Alice Bunting, English convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Canada" in March 1810, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [3]
  • Mr. Robert Bunting, British Convict who was convicted in Warwick, England for 14 years, transported aboard the "Asia" on 20th July 1837, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [4]
  • Mr. William Bunting, (b. 1821), aged 21, English butcher who was convicted in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England for 10 years for house breaking, transported aboard the "Candahar" on 26th March 1842, arriving in Tasmania ( Van Diemen's Land), he died in 1868 [5]
  • William Bunting, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1848 [6]
  • Eliza Bunting, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849 [7]

New Zealand Bunting migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Bunting Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mrs. Isabella Bunting, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Evening Star" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand in 1858 [8]
  • Mr. William G. Bunting, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Evening Star" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand in 1858 [8]
  • Miss Mary Agnes Bunting, British settler travelling from Gravesend aboard the ship "Evening Star" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand in 1858 [8]
  • Miss Fanny Bunting, (b. 1864), aged Infant, British settler travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "British Empire" arriving in Lyttelton, South Island, New Zealand on 6th September 1864 [8]
  • Mr. Allan Bunting, (b. 1824), aged 40, British farm labourer travelling from Gravesend, UK aboard the ship "British Empire" arriving in Lyttelton, South Island, New Zealand on 6th September 1864 [8]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bunting (post 1700) +

  • Thomas Lathrop Bunting (1844-1898), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1891-1893)
  • Anne Evelyn "Eve" Bunting (b. 1928), Northern Ireland-born, American writer of more than 250 books
  • William Carl "Bill" Bunting (b. 1947), retired American NBA basketball player who played for the Carolina Cougars (1969-70), New York Nets (1970) and Virginia Squires (1970-72)
  • James Whitney Bunting (b. 1913), American academic, President of Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia (1953-1955)
  • Josiah Bunting III (b. 1939), American Rhodes scholar and college president
  • Major Ronald Terence Bunting (1924-1984), British Army officer and unionist politician in Northern Ireland
  • Madeleine Bunting, English writer, former Associate Editor and columnist at The Guardian newspaper
  • Edward Lancelot Bunting (1883-1962), English cricketer who played a one first-class match in 1922 for Worcestershire
  • Edward Bunting (1773-1843), Irish musician and folk music collector
  • David Michael Bunting (b. 1960), birth name of David Tibet, a British poet and artist who founded the music group Current 93
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

HMAS Sydney II
  • Mr. James Bunting (1919-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Paddington, Queensland, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in the sinking [9]
HMS Repulse


Suggested Readings for the name Bunting +

  • 3118 "Anthony Bunting and Ellen Barker of Matlock, England: Descendants of Sons in America" by Elizabeth Potts Koleda.

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 9th December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/canada
  4. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 7th February 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1837
  5. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 9th December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/candahar
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CONSTANCE - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Constance.htm
  7. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm
  8. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  9. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from http://www.findingsydney.com/roll.asp
  10. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html


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