Category: One-Name Study

Old Scottish

The frequency with which the surname Hunter in Scotland appears in Scottish historical records to determine the following rank are Census (1841-1911), Old Parish Registers 1538-1854, Statutory Registration of births, deaths and Catholic parish records (1703-1992), Valuation rolls (1855-1925) and Scottish wills and testaments (1513-1925). This record set currently includes 8597 surnames.

Hunter is ranked 47

The three counties in Scotland with the highest per-capita incidence of the surname in 1841.

1) Clackmannanshire (3945.82)
2) Shetland (1391.27)
3) Bute (1037.6)

Clan Hunter Cemeteries

In my study for Hunters in Canada the following list of cemeteries and headstones
will be studied:

Hamilton Municipal Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Pioneer Cemetery, St. George, Ontario, Canada

St George United Cemetery, St. George, Ontario, Canada

Presbyterian Cemetery, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada