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Name: Agnes Bunting

Burial Number: 1585

Gender: Female

Occupation: Mantle-maker

Born: 00/00/1852

Died: 16/06/1934

Buried: 20/06/1934


Agnes Dredge was born in Stepney, Middlesex, in 1852, the daughter of George Dredge, 31yrs, a printer/compositor, and Jane, 27yrs, nee Wood. She was baptised on 8th May 1853 at St. Philip, Stepney. Agnes had 5 brothers, George b.1849, Frederick b.1851, Edgar b.1854, Walter b.1857, and Leonard b.1860.

In 1861 Agnes’s father stood trial at the Old Bailey, accused of stealing from his employer, he was found not guilty, but did not appear again with his family on any future census. Agnes’s mother, Jane, was in business as a mantle-maker, and Agnes, at 18yrs of age, was also a mantle-maker, and her brothers were engaged in the same trade.

On 31st March 1874, Agnes married Frederick Bunting, at St. Phillip, Evangelist, Islington. Frederick was a civil servant employed as a post office clerk, a career he maintained until retirement. Agnes and Frederick had no children, they lived in Islington, moving to Hornsey and then after retirement, to Worthing, Sussex, living at D’Arcy, Cowper Road. From 1901, Agnes’s widowed mother lived with them, she died in 1916.

They moved to 123, Heene Road, where Agnes was widowed in 1929 when Frederick died, aged 83yrs. Agnes died, on 16th June 1934, aged 81yrs.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 4 Plot: 8

Exact Location (what3words): caller.eggs.chill

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of my devoted husband Frederick Bunting who passed away 25th July 1929 aged 83. Also of Agnes wife of Frederick Bunting who died 16th June 1934 aged 80

Further Information


Name: Agnes Bunting

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1852

Town: Stepney

County: London

Country: England


Maiden Name:Dredge

Marriage Date: 31/3/1874

Spouse First Name: Frederick

Spouse Last Name: Bunting

Town of Marriage: Islington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 16/06/1934

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 123

Address line 3: Heene Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 8, Princes Street, St. Giles w/o Cripplegate, Middlesex. George Dredge, 39yrs, Master Printer, employing 4 persons, wife, Jane, 35yrs, daughter, Agnes, 8yrs, son, Edgar, 7yrs, niece, Emily Hemingway, 12yrs, boarder, Emma E. Crocker, 25yrs, Mantle-maker, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 162, New North Road, Islington, London. Jane Dredge, Hd. m. 44yrs, Mantle-maker, son, Frederick, 20, Export Packer, daughter, Agnes, 18yrs, Mantle-maker, sons, Edgar, 17yrs, Warehouseman, Walter, 13yrs, Leonard, 10yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 12, Ockenden Road, Islington, East London. Frederick Bunting, 34yrs, Clerk, 3rd Class GPO, wife, Agnes, 28yrs.


Living at 12, Ockenden Road, Islington, East London. Frederick Bunting, 34yrs, Clerk, 3rd Class GPO, wife, Agnes, 28yrs.


Living at 11, Birchington Road, Hornsey, Middlesex. Frederick Bunting, 54yrs, Clerk, Upper Section, GPO, wife, Agnes, 48yrs, mother-in-law, Jane Dredge, widow, 74yrs, private means.


Living at D’Arcy, Cowper Road, Worthing, Sussex. Frederick Bunting, 64yrs, Civil Servant, pensioned, Agnes, 58yrs, mother-in-law, Jane Dredge, widow, 84yrs, private means.

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