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William Blunden 4th Bt (1840 - 1923)

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Sir William Blunden 4th Bt [uncertain]
Born in Dublin, Irelandmap
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Husband of — married 26 Apr 1879 in Te Henui Church, New Plymouth, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Blunden Castle, Kilkenny, Irelandmap
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4th Baronet Blunden, of Blunden Castle, doctor, of Temuka, New Zealand.


He went to Trinity College, Dublin, where he took his degree in arts.

New Zealand

He went to New Zealand.

Marriage and family

In 1879 at Te Henui Church, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, he married Florence Caroline Shuttleworth, daughter of Henry Shuttleworth, of New Plymouth, and they had two sons and a daughter.

Baron Blunden of Blunden Castle, Kilkenny

In 1890 he succeeded his father as 4th Baronet Blunden, and later with his wife and three children returned to Ireland.

In 1904 he was High Sheriff of Kilkenny.


He died on 25 October 1923, aged 83, and was succeeded by his son John Blunden, 5th Baronet, who died three days after him.


Obit. 18 Dec. 1923, Father and Son, Death Follows Death, NZH, Vol. LX, Issue 18585; Temuka Leader, NLNZ. A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of The British Empire, John Burke, Vol. 1, 1832. Blunden of Castle Blunden, County of Kilkenny, The Baronetage, Peerage and Knightage of the British Empire, by Joseph Foster, 1881 (2nd Edition).

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