'Bunce1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bunce of Kemsing, Bunce of Otterden (Ottrinden)

The first of this family shown by Le Neve is named John father of John father of James of Ottringden. Commoners, supported by Visitation (Kent), names him ...
Edward Bunce of Malmesbury (living in Kent temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
1. John Bunce of Ottrinden (Otrinden, Ottringden or Otterden), Kent
A. James Bunce of Ottrinden (Otterden) (d 1606)
  m. Elizabeth Reyner (dau of Mathew Rayner of Kent)
  i. Simon Bunce of Linsted & Ottrinden
  m. Dorothy Grimsditch (dau of William Grimsditch of Grimsditch)
  a. Anne Bunce
  m. (28.05.1616) Sir William Brockman (d 06.12.1654)
ii. James Bunce of London (d 26.01.1631, leatherseller, 3rd son) omitted by Commoners
  m. (13.01.1595/6) Mary Holmedon (d 02.10.1612, dau of George Holmedon or Holmsden of Brookhouse)
  a. Sir James Bunce of Otterden, Sheriff of London, 1st Bart (b c1600, d 13.12.1670)
  Le Neve is doubtful that James's baronetcy was confirmed, and he is not mentioned in BEB1841, but he and his successors are included in TCB.
m. (by 1628) Sarah Gipps (dau of Thomas Gipps of London by Mary, dau of Richard Sherwood of Ludlow)
  (1) Sir John Bunce of Otterden, 2nd Bart (bpt 24.01.1629-30, d 1683)
  m. (by 1658) Amy (bur 1686)
  (A) Sir John Bunce, 3rd Bart (b c1659, dspm 1687)
  m. (06.04.1686) Frances Cotton of Westminster (b 1658-9)
  (B) Sir James Bunce, 4th Bart (d unm)
(2) James Bunce of Kemsing, Kent (a 1633)
  m. (c12.1661) Dorothy Hugeson (dau of Sir William Hugeson of Linstead/Provender)
  (A) Sir James Bunce of Kemsing, 5th Bart (bpt 30.11.1632, 3rd son)
  Berry shows a James in this generation, father of Edward & Elizabeth, but names the husband of Alana Bernard as John. TCB shows that it was James who married ...
  m. (1699) Alana Bernard (dau of James Bernard of Playhach)
  (i) Sir James Bunce of Kemsing, 6th Bart (dspms 15.08.1741)
  (a)+ issue - James (d infant?), Mary Anne (d unm 06.01.1776)
  (B)+ other issue (dsp) - Thomas, Nicholas, William, Edward, Sarah, Elizabeth
b. Mathew Bunce (b c1629, of Lincoln's Inn)
  c. Mary Bunce (d 08.04.1652)
  m. (1620) Sir John Langham of London, Bart
  iii. Stephen Bunce of Boughton Malherbe (d 1634)
  m. Anna Barnham (dau of Arthur Barnham, son/heir of Nicholas)
  a. Matthew Bunce (a 1619)
  m. Ann Lane (dau of Richard Lane of Warwick)
  b. Jane Bunce
  m. Sir John Roberts of Breaksbourn, Cranbrook & Canterbury
  c. Ann Bunce (a 1619)
  m. John Upton of Feversham
  d. Elizabeth Bunce (a 1619)
  m. Samuel Smith
  e.+ other issue - James, Stephen, Richard, Katherine
  iv. Anna Bunce
  m. Henry Elwin of Stacefield
  v. Margaret Bunce
  m. (1600) Thomas Southouse of Throwley
  vi.+ other issue (dsp) - Richard, Matthew (d 1624)
  B. Richardine Bunce (b 1544-5)
2. Catherine Bunce
  m. John Pordage of Rodmersham

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, 'Brockman of Beachborough', p369, note), 'Le Neve's Knights' (pp43-44), CountyGen (Kent, Berry, p378+), Visitation (Kent, 1619, Bunce), TCB (vol 3, 'Bunce of Otterden', p24+) with just a little support from Visitation (London, 1633, Bunce)
[Most of the above was originally uploaded 29.09.14 into BZmisc20. It was reviewed & expanded on 27.02.16 and moved here on 22.04.20.]
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