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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Bundey, Hon. William Henry

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Bundey, Hon. William Henry, Puisne Judge, South Australia, son of the late James Bundey, was born in 1838, and admitted to the South Australian bar in 1865, becoming Q.C. in 1878. He sat in the House of Assembly as member for Onkaparinga from 1872 to 1874, and from 1878 to 1880. He was Minister of Justice and Education in Mr. (now Sir) Arthur Blyth's Government from July 1874 to March 1875, and Attorney-General in that of Mr. (afterwards Sir) W. Morgan from Sept. 1878 to March 1881. In 1882 he received the Queen's permission to bear the title of "Honourable" within the colony, and in 1884 was appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia. Judge Bundey was for six years captain of volunteers, and was commodore of the South Australian Yacht Club from 1874 to 1884. He married in 1865 Ellen Wardlaw, daughter of the Hon. Sir William Milne, late president of the Legislative Council of South Australia.