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Marriages Mar Qtr 1860 Lambeth 1d 415

1860 Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St. Mary Lambeth in the County of Surrey
No. 174 25th Jany. 1860
James Hansford - of full age - Bachelor - Baker - St. Mary Street - John Hansford - Baker
Mary Jane Bunting - minor - Spinster - - - St. Mary Street - William Bunting (dec'd) - Shop Keeper
Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church after Banns by me ... ? L Alexander Curate
Parties signed: James Hansford, Mary Jane Bunting
Witnesses signed: Julia Bridgland, Js. L Gawler

James & Mary Jane not yet found in 1861. They may have left before the census as there is a birth in Victoria in 1861. Arrival not yet found.

Looking for details on Mary Jane and her parents.


Births Sep Qtr 1842
BUNTING Mary Jane - Stockport 19 274

GRO Reference: 1842 S Quarter in STOCKPORT Volume 19 Page 274

Not that one - wrong mmn.

Death reg has mother as Catherine Howard.

I can't find the marriage of William Bunting to Catherine Howard or find Catherine and Mary in 1851.
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The only William I can find in London/Middx/Surrey in 1851 is a policeman with wife Mary.

Another of my easy ones. Trees have very little detail.

Mary Jane Hansford formerly Bunting
Born about 1839 in England
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
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Don't know if Catherine is correct but Howard should be as it's a middle name.

1914 VIC Electoral Roll - Kooyong - Canterbury
HANSFORD James, Canterbury rd., Canterbury, independant means
HANSFORD Mary Jane, Canterbury rd., Canterbury, home duties
HANSFORD Alfred Howard, Canterbury rd., Canterbury, barrister
HANSFORD Mary Helen, Canterbury rd., Canterbury, home duties
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Deaths Sep Qtr 1866
Bunting Catherine 61 Richmond S 2a 153

Age at death points to 1839 or 1840 for Mary Jane so father William may have died by 1841 census.

Any Catherine Bunting in 1841, 1851 and 1861 in Middex/London/Surrey ??
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James & Mary Jane not yet found in 1861. They may have left before the census as there is a birth in Victoria in 1861. Arrival not yet found.
Possible they did leave before the census given this.. A tree has 2 Apr 1861 not validated.

Frederick James Hanford
Birth Place: Victoria, Victoria
Registration Year: 1861
Place: Victoria
Father: James Hanford
Mother: Mary Jane Bunting
Registration Number: 9175

Ah! If same Frederick this may be the DoB source..

New South Wales, Public Service Lists, 1858-1960:
Fred James Hansford
Birth Date: 2 Apr 1861
Appointment Date: 11 Sep 1882
Appointment Place: New South Wales
Book Year: 1919
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Thanks Geoff.

Birth reg for Mary Jane?

... William Bunting (dec'd) - Shop Keeper

Mary Jane and or family in 1851 ?

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Thanks Geoff.

Mother as Howard should be correct but Catherine may or may not be.

So many bits can't be found.

It's also not clear when *William came to Surrey, though it was after 1851..


EDIT: Correction, JAMES* not William
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Thanks Geoff.

Any sign of children baptised to William Bunting and Catherine Howard? Their marriage ??