HUNNYBUN, Mary Heath

1869 - 1942

Mary Heath Hunnybun, was born at Nayland, Suffolk on 3 September 1869, youngest of the four daughters of Revd James Hunnybun (1832-1899), vicar of Nayland, and his wife Elizabeth Sarah Christie née Claydon (1833-1896), who married at Cambridge in 1861. By 1881, her father had taken the living of Holton St Mary, Suffolk and in 1891, a 21 year old, living at the Rectory House, The Street, Holton St Mary with her parents, 58 year old James, the local rector, and 57 year old Elizabeth, with two sibling sisters, Florence Violet 26 and Elizabeth Ethel Rose 24, both born at Nayland. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1893-1894. Her mother died at Holton in 1896 when they left Holton and her father died at Cambridge on 17 August, and buried at Holton on 21 August 1899. In 1939, Mary was living at Roslin Hall Hotel, Manor Road, Bournemouth when she gave the year of her birth as 1895. Mary was of Woodcroft Towers, Gervis Road, East Bournemouth when she died at 27 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth on 18 September 1942, aged 73, she was unmarried.