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Hunter, Robert

ROBERT HUNTER: (d. 1734), Governor of New York and Jamaica, belonged to the family of Hunter of Hunterstin, Ayrshire (See Burke, “Landed Gentry,” 1886 ed.) Paterson describes him as one of the children of James Hunter, who was a son of the laird of that...

Hunter, Robert

ROBERT HUNTER: (fl. 1750-1780), portrait painter, a native of Ulster, studied under the elder Pope, and had a considerable practice in Dublin about the middle of the eighteenth cen tury. He modelled his tone of colouring on the painting of old masters. His portraits...

Hunter, Admiral Cuthbert

ADMIRAL CUTHBERT HUNTER: b. 10 March 1866; y.s. of late J. J. Hunter of The Grange, Whickham, Co. Durham; educ.: Eastman’s; H.M.S. Britannia. Joined as Naval Cadet 1879; passed out of H.M.S. Britannia as Midshipman, and 1st of the term; Lieut. 1887; served as...

Hunter, Canon Edward Thomas Gurney

CANON EDWARD THOMAS GURNEY HUNTER: M.A.; Hon. C.F.; Surrogate of Diocese of Bradford; Rector of Keighley since 1919; member of Missionary Council Education Committee since 1924; Hon. Canon of Bradford, 1926; b. July 20, 1880; s. of Capt. James Edward Hunter, R.N.,...

Hunter of Medomsley, Durham

F150 WILLIAM HUNTER: Inherited the estates of Medomsley, which had been in the family since 1584. Died 1712. F151 ROBERT HUNTER: married 1715. F152 CUTHBERT HUNTER: m. 1749. F153 GEN. SIR MARTIN HUNTER: Governor of Sterling Castle; b. 1757. F154 MATTHEW DYSANT HUNTER:...

Hunter, Rachel

RACHEL HUNTER: (1754-1813), novelist, born in London about 1754, married an English merchant resident in Lisbon, but after ten years of married life her husband died, and Mrs. Hunter returned to England. She took up her abode in Norwich either 1794 or 1795, and...

Anne Hunter

ANNE HUNTER: (1742-1821), poetess, eldest daughter of Robert Home, surgeon, and sister of Sir Everard Home (q.v.); married in July 1771, John Hunter (q.v.) the great surgeon. Be fore her marriage she had gained some note as a lyrical poetess, her “Flower of the...

Hunter, Henry Noel Alexander

HENRY NOEL ALEXANDER HUNTER: D.S.O. 1918, the Queen’s Regt.; b. 1881; educ.: Temple Grove; Haileybury College. Served South African War, 1899-1902 (Queen’s medal and three clasps, King’s medal and two clasps); European War, 1914-18 (despatches,...

Hunter, Christopher

CHRISTOPHER HUNTER: (1675-1757), physician and antiquary, born in July 1675, was the only son of Thomas Hunter, of Medonsley, Durham, by his second wife, Margaret Readshaw (Surtees, Durham, ii. 289). He was educated at the free grammar school of Kepyr in...

Hunter of Elms, Leamington Spa

E139 DAVID HUNTER. E140 DAVID HUNTER: died 1676. E141 DAVID HUNTER: d. 1699. E142 DAVID HUNTER: d. 1728. E143 DAVID HUNTER: d. 1758; Captain in Prince Charles’ Life Guards. E144 CHARLES HUNTER: d. 1809. E145 GENERAL DAVID HUNTER: d. 1846. E146 GENERAL DAVID...
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