Im assisting my brother-in-law in his family research.
The family surname in England was BARNETT. According to family
here say the surname was something that sounded like BUNYON. The
family came >from modern day Ukraine, possibly Kiev or the
However, information that has just come to light is that one of
the son's born in this family was given the first name of Boyer
and it occurred to me that this might have been the original
Is anyone researching the surname BUNYON or BOYER?
On the Ukraine Database there are both BUNYON sounding surnames
The oldest family member that is known is Mordechai died c. 1903
outside of the UK.
RAYKH-ZELIGMAN/RICHMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/Leeds
COHEN, Sakiai, Lithuania/Leeds
MAGIDOWITZ, Jurbarkas, Lithuania/Leeds
KASSIMOFF, Rezekne, Latvia/Leeds
BARNETT, Kiev, Ukraine/London