'Bunny1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bunny of Bunny Hall, Bunny of Newland, Bunny of Newton

FMG identifies the family's arms as "Argent, a chevron between three goats' heads erased or".
Richard Bunny of Newton, near Wakefield, Yorkshire (a 1315)
1. Thomas Bunny of Newton (a 1345)
  A. Roger Bunny of Newton (a 1379, dsp, cattle dealer)
  m. Juliana
  B. John Bunny (a 1379)
  m. Joan
  i. Richard Bunny of Newton alias Bunny Hall (d before 1412?) the first mentioned by the Visitations
  m. Joan Haselden (dau of Thomas Haselden of Haselden Hall)
a. John Bunny of Bunny Hall
  m. Joan Gargrave (dau/heir of John Gargrave of Snapethorpe)
  (1) Richard Bunny of Bunny Hall (d 10.04.1520)
  m. Elizabeth Hamerton (d 10.04.1520, dau of James Hamerton of Munkroyde)
(A) Richard Bunny of Bunny Hall (b 1490, d before 06.1535)
  m. (1512) Rosamund Topcliffe (dau of Sir John Topcliffe, Lord Chief Justice, Master of the Mint)
  (i) Richard Bunny of Newland, last of Bunny Hall (b 1514, d 30.04.1584) - continued below
  m. (1538) Bridget Restwold (dau/coheir of Edward Restwold of The Vache)
  (ii) William Bunny (3rd son)
  (a) Restwold Bunny (bur 19.03.1601/2)
  (iii) George Bunny (5th son)
  m. _ Tempest
  (a) Bridget Bunny
  (iv) Elizabeth Bunny
  m. Robert Kaye of Wakefield (d 23.02.1561)
  (v) Agnes Bunny
  m. Robert Arthington of Knottingley
  (vi) Jane Bunny (bur 18.08.1587)
  m. Edward Steere of Thorne (bur 25.07.1584)
  (vii)+ other sisue - Thomas (dsp), Peter (dsp), Nicholas
  (B) Anne Bunny
  m. Richard Appleyard
  The following comes from Visitation (Durham, 1575+1651+1666, Bunny of Ryton).
  (i) John Appleyard
  (a) Richard Appleyard
  (ii) Jane Appleyard
  m. _ Ramsden
  (iii) Elizabeth Appleyard
  m. John Wilkin
  (2) John Bunny of Wakefield (a 1553)
  b.+ other issue - Robert, Alice, Isabel, Joan, Margaret
  ii.+ other issue - Gudith, Cecilie



Richard Bunny of Newland, last of Bunny Hall (b 1514, d 30.04.1584) - continued above
m. (1538) Bridget Restwold (b c1515, d 21.12.1602, dau/coheir of Edward Restwold of The Vache by Agnes Cheney)
1. Edmund Bunny of Dunnington (dsp 06.02.1611, rector of Bolton Percy)
2. Richard Bunny of Newland (b 28.02.1541, bur 02.05.1608)
  Visitation (Durham, 1575+1651+1666, Bunny of Ryton) suggests that Richard's wife was Ann, dau of _ Jackson of Galiaker, but FMG (supported by Foster) identify her as ...
  m. (25.06.1580) Anne Inckpenne (d before 05.05.1614, dau of Francis Inckpenne of Galligher Wherwell, m2. George Rokeby of Cudworth)
  A. Richard Bunny of Newland (b 03.04.1581, dsp in Ireland)
  B. Francis Bunny of Newland (b 13.07.1582, bur 20.11.1669)
  m. (13/18.09.1608) Mary Cartwright (bur 20.11.1668, dau of William Cartwright of Newhall)
  i. Edmund Bunny of Newland (b 20.09.1618, bur 06.10.1691, 4th son)
  m1. (1652) Theodosia Molyneux (bur 07.05.1654, dau of Sir Francis Molyneux of Teversall, Bart)
  a. Theodosia Bunny (b 1653, bur 03.06.1673)
  m2. (1657) Elizabeth Palmer (dsp 08.08.1658, dau of William Palmer of Southwell)
m3. (15.11.1644) Mary Bosvile (bur 12.02.1694-5, dau of William Bosvile of Gunthwaite)
  b. Edmond Bunny, last of Newland, later in Gunthwaite (bpt 16.01.1666-7, bur 11.01.1738, 2nd son)
  m. Rachel (bur 15.01.1724)
  c. Elizabeth Bunny (d 05.1720)
  m. William Herbert (d 1727, vicar of Normanton)
  (1) Mary Herbert (bur 21.01.1774) probably of this generation
  m. (08.04.1724) Rokeby Scott (bpt 14.03.1696, bur 03.10.1767, Rector of Arthingworth)
  (2)+ other issue - William (bpt 08.05.1696, bur 27.04.1697), Henry (b 13.06.1698), Robert (bpt 10.08.1699), William (bpt 16.09.1701, bur 10.03.1706), Elizabeth (bpt 11.05.1707, d infant), Elizabeth (bpt 08.06.1710)
  d.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 24.08.1665, bur 17.09.1665), Molyneux (bpt 01.07.1674, d 06.05.1749), Palmer (bpt 27.06.1675, bur 23.07.1675), Mary (b 08.07.1666, bur 28.07.1666), Ann (bpt 17.01.1668, bur 05.1677), Bosvile (bpt 21.07.1671), Mary (b 1678, bur 12.07.1679), Doroth (bpt 11.06.1681), Margaret
  ii. Jane Bunny (bpt 14.12.1627)
  m. John Anby of Sherwood
  iii. Elizabeth Bunny (b 24.12.1609)
  m. Charles Jackson of Carlton
  iv.+ other issue - Richard (bpt 08.10.1612, bur 09.01.1628), Henry (b 02.01.1615, d 05.03.1627), William (b 01.06.1617, dsp), Mary (bpt 31.07.1625, bur 06.05.1651), Margery (b 03.02.1610, d 12.11.1612), Frances (bpt 12.09.1614, d 17.02.1623)
C. George Bunny of Newsham, co. Durham (b 14.08.1586, a 08.1668)
  m. Bathsheba
  D. Restwould Bunny (b 16.01.1588)
  m. (04.1613) Sarah Hall
  E. Henry Bunny of London (b 24.02.1592, haberdasher)
  m. (09.1623) Margaret (sb Elizabeth?) Saltonstall (dau of Samuel Saltonstall of Huntwick)
F. Dorothy Bunny (b 25.08.1583, bur 17.01.1642)
  m. (12.11.1600) Thomas Heath of Old Durham (son of John of Keep)
  G. Mary Bunny (b 18.07.1590)
  m. (12.02.1609) George Wortley of Normanton (son of Francis of Wortley)
  H. Prescilla Bunny (b 27.12.1591)
  m. Charles Hall of Leventhorpe
  I.+ other issue - Ralph (b 06.08.1585, d 12.10.1603), Elizabeth (b 14.08.1586, bur 11.10.1605)
3. Francis Bunny (bpt 08.10.1545, d 16.04.1617, rector of Ryton)
  m. (28.04.1572) Jane Priestley (a 09.1623, dau of Henry Priestley) ## see here ##?
  A. Francis Bunny (b 15.11.1584, dsp 25.02.1610, 2nd son)
  m. (17.11.1606) Mary Wortley (dau of John Wortley of Unthanke)
  B. Elizabeth Bunny (b 16.06.1578, dsp 26.04.1608)
  m. (06.06.1596) William Fenay or Finney (bpt 17.03.1565, bur 09.04.1619)
  C.+ other issue - John (b 15.10.1582, d 15.10.1588), Henry (b 16.01.1585/6, d 09.1588), Matthew (b 08.02.1589, d 05.10.1591)

Main source(s): FMG (Continuation, 'Bunny of Newton and Newland', p27+) with support from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, 'Bunney'), Visitation (Foster, Yorkshire, 1584/5+1612, 'Bunny of Newton, alias Bunnyhill, juxta Wakefield'), Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1666, 'Bunny of Newland'), FMG (vol 2, MS253, 'Bunny', p608+)
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