Robert Dauntesey obit Manchester Courier 30 April 1904

The late Captain Dauntesey, Agecroft Hall, whose death occurred on the 14th inst. at Torquay, was born in 1859 Bakewell, was educated Cheltenham College and France. He joined the 5th Fusiliers in 1858, was always in the Ist Battalion, and went to India almost immediately after joining. He spent two years in India, and after seven years’ service left the Army. He was the eldest son of the Rev. Robert Pennyman Hull, who predeceased him. About 26 years ago Mr Dauntesey succeeded to the family estates, taking the name of Dauntesey. He married in 1882, Alice Mary, daughter of Mr. Charles Marsh Schomberg. There was one daughter, Mary, who died in infancy in 1885. He is succeeded by his brother, Captain Hull, late of the Cheshire Regiment, who will in due course take the name of Dauntesev. The funeral, which took place Kersal on the 19th inst., was attended by a large number of relatives and friends. A large number of beautiful wreaths were sent.

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