Bunting, William an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Uttoxeter, June 21,1835. He was pious from his youth. In 1856 he was sent to the Didsbury Theological Institution, where his sterling excellence, his rare gifts, his manly strength of character, united with great gentleness, endeared him to all. With the exception of three years in the Oxford-place Circuit, Leeds, the whole of his ministerial life was spent in Lancashire. At the Conference of 1875 he was appointed to Haslingden, where he died, Dec. 15, 1875. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1876, p. 18.