Robert HOME John HUNTER John Banks HUNTER Agnes Margaretta HUNTER Maria HOME Robert HOME Everard HOME Hutchinson HOME William HOME Elizabeth HOME Helen HOME Edward HOME Mary HUTCHINSON Mini tree diagram


13th Mar 17421,2 - 7th Jan 18211,2,7


Life History

13th Mar 1742

Born in Ireland.1,2

Probably born in Waterford in 1742 or 1743
Eldest of the eight children
Father - Robert Home surgeon of Greenlaw Berwickshire
Mother - Mary née Hutchison, daughter of Colonel Alexander Hutchinson
Brother - Robert Home, painter
Brother - Sir Everard Home, surgeon

20th Nov 1767

Witness at wedding in St James Piccadilly.3,4

Of Angelica Kauffman and Frederick De Horn

From the Parish Register :-
"No. 344. Frederick de Horn and Maria Angelica Kauffman both of this parish were married in this Church by licence from the Bishop of London this twentieth day of November in the year 1767.
Baume George Baddelley Curate
This Marriage was Solemnized between us Frederic de Horn Maria Angelica Kauffman
In the presence of Rob. Home, Anne Home

10th Jul 1771

Licence obtained for marriage to John HUNTER.10

Appeared personally John Hunter and made oath that he is of the Parish of St James Westminster in the County of Middlesex a Bachelor of the age of thirty nine years upwards an intendeth to marry with Anne Home of the Parish of St Martins in the Fields in the same county Spinster her being of the age of twenty one upwards and that he knoweth of no lawful Impediment by Reason of any Pre-contract, Consanguinity, Affinity, or other lawful Means whatsoever, to hinder the said intended Marriage and prayed a Licence to solemnize the same in the Parish Church of St James Westminster aforesaid and further made oath that the usual place of Abode of him the said John Hunter had been in the said Parish of St James Westminster for the Space of four Weeks last past.

22nd Jul 1771

Married John HUNTER in Westminster, St James Piccadilly.1,2,18,19,20

Groom - John Hunter, surgeon

From :-
The London Evening Post :-
The Middlesex Journal and Chronicle of Liberty :-
"Yesterday, Mr. Hunter, Surgeon in Jermyn-street, to Miss Home, daughter of Mr. Home, Surgeon in Suffolk-street"

11th Jun 1772

Birth of son John Banks HUNTER in Westminster.11,2

9th Jan 1776

Birth of daughter Agnes Margaretta HUNTER in Westminster.12,2

31st Jul 1783

Mentioned in Will.5

Of Robert Home
Described as " my eldest daughter Anne married to Mr John Hunter Surgeon"

16th Oct 1793

Death of John HUNTER.1,2,13,14,15,16,17

4th Jan 1819

Wrote will.6

1) In the name of God Amen
2) I Anne Hunter Widow of the late John Hunter of Long
3) Calderwood in the Parish of Kilbride County of Lanark North Britain and
4) of St Martins in the Fields Westminster ... ...

Some names mentioned :-
1) my dear and beloved children John Banks Hunter of Long Calderwood Esq and Agnes Margaretta now Lady Campbell
2) the picture of my late husband by Sir Joshua Reynolds
3) nephew Dr Matthew Baillie
4) my brother Sir Everard Home Bart
5) my nieces Agnes and Joanna Baillie

19th Jan 1821

Probate in Prerogative Court of Canterbury.6

Executors :-
Mathew Baillie Esq., Dr. of Medicine
Sir Everard Home
Lady Agnes Margaretta Campbell widow, the daughter

7th Jan 1821

Died in Marylebone, Holles Street.1,2,7

From the Morning Post :-
"On Sunday last, the 7th inst., Mrs. John Hunter, in her 79th year, widow of John Hunter, whose collection in comparative anatomy is deposited in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, in Lincoln's Inn-fields, under Parliamentary Trustees"

15th Jan 1821

Buried in St Marylebone.1,8,9

Age - 79
Residence - Holles Street
Mourners :-
Everard Home
Matthew Baillie
William Hunter Baillie


  • For more information see :-

    G. T. Bettany,
    "Hunter, Anne (1742/3-1821),
    rev. M. Clare Louglin-Chow
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    Oxford University Press, 2004
    Online edn, May 2010
    (, accessed 26/7/2012)

    Caroline Grigson
    "The life and poems of Anne Hunter : Haydn's tuneful voice"
    Liverpool University Press, 20091,9


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