Simon Peter Hunt was born 17 December 1862 in Sackville Reach, New South Wales, Australia to Mattinson Hunt (c1826-1877) and Elizabeth Derome (c1828-1895) and died 8 June 1928 Queanbeyan District Hospital, Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Rachael Louisa Spinks (1863-1937) 30 April 1882 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia.
Mr. Simon Peter Hunt, aged 65 years, husband of Mrs. S. Hunt, of Wollongong, passed peacefully away after a brief illness, the Queanbeyan District Hospital. He was well known in railway circles, and two years ago was retired from the service. He was beloved by all who knew him. He leaves a widow and four sons and four daughters to mourn their loss.