George Arnold Bunting (1886–1939)


Regiment unknown    

A blacksmith’s son, George was brother to Walter Bunting. His family lived at Robin Hood, Whatstandwell. He never married and worked as a stone mason. He is listed on the original Roll of Honour in St Mary’s, Crich, as ‘Gnr. Geo. Bunting’ though no record of service has been located, beyond him being listed as an absent military voter on the 1918 Register of Electors for the Crich Polling District. His regiment is yet to be identified.

George Bunting's brother Walter Bunting is also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Gregory's Tunnel, Holloway

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Bunting Head 43 Blacksmith Crich
Ellen Bunting wife 40   Combrook, Warwick
George Bunting son 14 Stone mason apprentice Wirksworth
Walter Bunting son 13   Wirksworth
Elsie Bunting daughter 7   Wirksworth
Henry P Bunting son 11   Wirksworth
Violet Bunting daughter 4   Wirksworth
Richard Bunting son 3   Wirksworth

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1911: Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Bunting Head 53 Journeyman blacksmith Crich
Ellen Bunting wife 51   Cambrook, Warwick
George Arnold Bunting son 24 Stone mason Wirksworth
Walter Edward Bunting son 23 Machinist, wood sawyer Wirksworth
Elsie Bunting daughter 17 Folder Lea Mills Wirksworth
Violet Bunting daughter 14 machine hand Wirksworth
Richard Bunting son 13   Wirksworth
Avis Bunting daughter 8   Holloway

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1918 Voters List
George Bunting jun., Robin Hood, absent on military service.