Bulmer, Essex Family History Guide

Bulmer is an Ancient Parish in the county of Essex.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1629

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Twinstead
  • Belchamp Walter
  • Borley
  • Little Henny
  • Gestingthorpe
  • Wickham St Paul
  • Sudbury All Saints with Ballingdon and Brundon

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BULMER, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Sudbury and county of Essex. The parish lies on the verge of the county, near the river Stour and the Sudbury railway, 2 miles WSW of Sudbury; and has a post office under Sudbury. Acres, 2,779. Real property, £6,251. Pop., 758. Houses, 170. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Belchamp-Walter, in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £445. Patron, S. M. Raymond, Esq. The church is good. The subdistrict contains nine parishes and an extra-parochial tract. Acres, 17,504. Pop., 4,853. Houses, 1,084.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Firmin John, Bulmer, Essex, farmer and jobber, Sept. 14, 1822.

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

The following records are available free online.

Census

Census returns for Bulmer, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Bulmer, 1629-1640 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulmer (Essex)

Bishop’s transcripts for Bulmer, 1801-1873 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulmer (Essex)

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1762-1907 Author: Bulmer (Essex)

Parish register transcripts, 1558-1803 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulmer (Essex)

Parish registers for Bulmer, 1559-1908 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulmer (Essex)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1762-1907 Author: Bulmer (Essex)

Taxation

Churchwardens and overseers records, 1762-1907 Author: Bulmer (Essex)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Essex
  • Civil Registration District: Sudbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
  • Diocese: Pre-1846 - London, Post-1845 - Rochester
  • Rural Deanery: Hedingham
  • Poor Law Union: Sudbury
  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • Province: Canterbury