William Plummer

Male22 April 1779–24 April 1851

Brief Life History 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 26 December 1799, in Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bolton upon Dearne, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1799. 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: 26 December 1799
Elizabeth Plummer
Mary Plummer
Ann Plummer
Benjamin Plummer

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

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1799Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    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


    occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Middle English plum(b)er, plom(b)er, plummer ‘worker or dealer in lead, plumber’ (Anglo-Norman French plum(m)er, plomner).

    habitational name from Plummers in Hertfordshire, which probably derives from Middle English plo(u)me ‘plum’ + mere ‘lake, pool, pond’. 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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