Thomas Dunkin

Thomas Dunkin (d. 1861) married Mary Olton. He appears in John Dunkin’s letter to Mary Hays of 15 December 1807 and again in the 3 March letter. He and his wife appear in Crabb Robinson’s diary on 30 April 1811 at a dinner at the home of Mr. Hays (either Thomas of John). He is described as a late “officer in the army,” which fits Dunkin’s letters to Hays. Christopher Dunkin (most likely Thomas’s cousin, or possibly his uncle) and his because it was most stupid – But there was hardly another topic open to us in such a party.”