William Plummer

22 April 1779–24 April 1851 (Age 72)
Hooton Pagnell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Plummer was born on 22 April 1779, in Hooton Pagnell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Plummer, was 30 and his mother, Ann Patterson, was 28. He married Elizabeth Mount on 22 December 1799, in Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 24 April 1851, in Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Plummer
Elizabeth Mount
Marriage: 22 December 1799
Elizabeth Plummer
Mary Plummer
Ann Plummer
Benjamin Plummer

Spouse and Children

22 December 1799
Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England


    Elizabeth Plummer


    Mary Plummer


    Ann Plummer


    Benjamin Plummer


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Plummer


    Ann Patterson





    James Plummer


World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 8

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 10

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1801 · The Act of Union

Age 22

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Anglo-Norman French plom(m)er, plum(m)er ‘plumber’, from plom(b), plum(b) ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum). 2. variant of Plumer 1, 3. 3. occasionally, a habitational name from a minor place name, such as Plummers in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, which was named with Old English plum ‘plum(tree)’ + mere ‘pool’. The name is also established in Ireland, taken there from England in the 17th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • William Plummer, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • William Plummer, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • William Plummer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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