William Dunk (1850-1945)

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William Dunk was born 20 March 1850 in New South Wales, Australia to David Dunk (bef1850-aft1849) and Eliza (bef1850-aft1849) and died 15 July 1945 in Waverley, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Amelia Harriet Small (1852-1949) 13 May 1874 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of William Dunk and Amelia Harriet Small (1852-1949)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Amelia Lydia Dunk (c1875-1951)
William Dunk (c1877-c1878)
Arthur David Dunk (c1879-c1961)
Eliza May Dunk (c1881-?)
Florence L Dunk (c1883-c1887)
William Leslie Dunk (c1885-1943)
Ada Emma Dunk (c1887-1937)
Stanley S Dunk (c1889-?)
Mabel E Dunk (c1893-c1893)
Jessie Minnie Dunk (c1895-1965)


Mr. and Mrs. William Dunk, of Waverley, will celebrate the 70th anniversary of their wedding soon. They were married on May 13, 1874.

Mrs. Dunk will be 92 years old on March 15, and Mr. Dunk will be 94 five days later.

Mr. Dunk has been caretaker of Waverley Methodist Church, Bondi Junction, since 1901.

"MARRIED 69 YEARS.". The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) (NSW: National Library of Australia): p. 8. 8 March 1944. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 

Sources and notes

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: V18501907 35/1850
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 442/1874
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 21551/1945
  • DUNK.—July 15, 1945, at a private hospital, Waverley, William Dunk, of the Methodist Church, Bondi Junction, dearly loved husband of Amelia Harriett Dunk and loving father of Amelia, Arthur, May, Willliam (deceased), Ada (deceased), Stanley (of Africa), and Jessie, aged 95 years. Privately cremated on 16th instant.
Deaths, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 July 1945, page 16.

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