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Bulmer, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bulmer, a township, a parish, and a wapentake in N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Derwent, 2 miles WNW of Barton Hill railway station, and 6½ SW by W of New Malton. Acreage of township, 1666, population, 214; of the ecclesiastical parish, with Welburn, 694. The parish contains also the township of Welburn, which has a post and money order office under York. The living is a rectory, including a chapel of ease at Welburn, in the diocese of York; net value, £347 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Carlisle. The church is an ancient building in the Norman style. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Bulmer, and one also at Welburn.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBulmer St. Martin 
Poor Law unionMalton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bulmer from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Bulmer are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO60
Post TownYork