The Kinnears from Balmerino to Ballybay

THE KINNEARS FROM BALMERINO TO BALLYBAY Arms: Sable, on a bend or, three martlets (or canary birds) vert. Crest: Two anchors, saltier ways, proper. Motto: I live in hope. WHAT’S IN A NAME? There have always been numerous variations to the spelling of the name with de...
Hugh Mill Bunbury & the Guyana Connection

Hugh Mill Bunbury & the Guyana Connection

Hugh Mill Bunbury (1766-1838)   The Guyana plantation owner Hugh Mill Bunbury was the third and arguably the most eccentric of the six sons born to Thomas Bunbury of Cranavonane and his wife Mary Mill. Born on 11 February 1766, he was baptised at Saint...