The Hunt Family

Millicent Marion Hunt

Birth: 28 August 1894, in Poona, Bombay Presidency, India

Baptism: 2 November 1894, in Ghorpuri, Poona, Bombay Presidency, India

Father: Villiers Edward Hunt

Mother: Elizabeth Frances (Russell) Hunt

Census:
1901: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim
1911: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim

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Vera Hunt

Birth: 23 March 1891, in Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, India

Baptism: 10 May 1891, in Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, India

Father: Villiers Edward Hunt

Mother: Elizabeth Frances (Russell) Hunt

Census:
1901: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim
1911: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim

Sources:

Villiers Edward Hunt

Birth: 1855, in county Limerick, Ireland

Father: Edward Langford Hunt

Mother: Charlotte Augusta (Morgan) Hunt

Married (1st): Elizabeth Frances Russell in 1890 in Dublin South district, county Dublin, Ireland

Children: Married (2nd): Isabella Watson Murphy in 1902, in Baltinglass district, counties Carlow and Wicklow, Ireland.
 Isabella was born on 27 September 1871, in Coolkenna & Hacketstown, county Carlow, the daughter of William Murphy and Sarah Watson Paine. Isabella was the governess of Villiers's children in the 1901 census. She died in 1921, in Dublin.

Children: Occupation: Army Officer.
Sub-lieutenant Villiers Hunt was made lieutenant in the 2nd West India Regiment on 7 December 1876 (United Service Magazine, vol 150, p2). On 8 May 1880, Villiers, then a lieutenant, retired on temporary half-pay from the 2nd West India Regiment (Bulletins and other state intelligence, Part 1). On 29 September 1880 joined the 105th Foot as Lieutenant (London Gazette September 28 1880). The 1882 Army list shows Villiers as a Lieutenant in the  King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) which had incorporated the 105th (Madras Light Infantry) Regiment as the 2nd Battalion in 1881. The Battalion was based in Mullingar, county Westmeath, Ireland in 1882, in Curragh, county Kildare in 1883 and in York in 1884. The 2nd Battalion embarked for Malta on 28 December 1884, and on 10 January 1885, Villiers was promoted to captain. The 1887 Army list shows Villiers still with the King's Own Light Infantry, based in Malta, but serving as Paymaster for the 1st Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment. The 1888 list has the 2nd Battalion based in Kurrachee, Bombay, and Captain Hunt as Paymaster of the 1st Battalion Leinster Regiment. The London Gazette of 2 September 1890 shows "Supernumerary Captain Villiers E. Hunt to be Captain on 5 June 1890. The 1890 Army List shows the 2nd battalion based in Quetta, Bengal Presidency and Captain Hunt as Paymaster of the 2nd Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The 1893 list finds the 2nd Battalion in Bombay, Villiers still a captain, and the 1896 list shows the battalion in Poona, Bombay Presidency. On 5 July 1897, Villiers was promoted to Major and the 1899 Army list shows the 2nd Battalion stationed in Ahmednugger, Bombay Presidency.
The 1901 census shows Villiers as a major, and the 1911 census lists him as Major Hunt, a retired army officer.

Notes: Villiers was a member of the Board of Directors of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway from 1918 until his death in 1922.

Death: 17 August 1922 in Bawnboy district, counties Leitrim and Cavan, Ireland, aged 67

Buried: St Peter's Church graveyard, Templeport, county Cavan, Ireland
The inscription on his grave reads:
In loving memory of
ELIZABETH FRANCES, wife of
MAJOR V. E. HUNT, K.O., Yorkshire Light Infantry, died 1st April 1900, aged 36 years
and of the above MAJOR V. E. HUNT, died 17th August 1922.


Census:
1901: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim
1911: Aughry, Annaduff, county Leitrim

Sources:
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