Robert Bumpstead

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Bumpstead was born in 1818, in Stradbroke, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Bumpstead, was 50 and his mother, Susan Jane Hall, was 38. He married Eliza Smyth in January 1849. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in 1895, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Robert Bumpstead
Eliza Smyth
Marriage: January 1849
Robert Bumstead
Elizabeth Bumpstead
Edmund James Bumpstead
Frederick Bumpstead

Sources (20)

  • Robert Bumpstead in household of Elizabeth Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Robert, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Bumpstead, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Name Meaning

English: locative name from Helion Bumpstead or Steeple Bumpstead (Essex).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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