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The ancestry of the name Bulpitt dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived at the bull-pit, which literally means that the family lived by the hollow clearing.

Bulpitt Early Origins



The surname Bulpitt was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bulpitt Spelling Variations


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Bulpitt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bulpitt have been found, including Bullpitt, Bulpit, Bulpitt, Bullpen, Bulpin, Bulepenne, Bullputt and many more.

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Bulpitt Early History


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Bulpitt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bulpitt research. Another 417 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1500, 1738, 1756, and 1780 are included under the topic Early Bulpitt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bulpitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bulpitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bulpitt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Bulpitt, or a variant listed above:

Bulpitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Bulpitt, aged 39, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Mauretania" from Liverpool, England [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J675-KPY : 6 December 2014), William Bulpitt, 07 Jun 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Mauretania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Arthur James Bulpitt, aged 18, originally from Buriton, England, arrived in New York City, New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Southampton, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66L-SM7 : 6 December 2014), Arthur James Bulpitt, 06 Aug 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Edith Emily Bulpitt, aged 32, originally from Buriton, England, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Cherbourg, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J1-PM9 : 6 December 2014), Edith Emily Bulpitt, 12 Feb 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Annie Ada Bulpitt, aged 30, originally from Buriton, England, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Adriatic" from Cherbourg, France [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J1-P4F : 6 December 2014), Annie Ada Bulpitt, 12 Feb 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bulpitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bulpitt (post 1700)



  • Cecil Arthur Bulpitt, Staff Captain in the British Territorial Army and corporate executive
  • Dr. Andy Bulpitt, lecturer in the School of Computing at the University of Leeds (2000-)
  • James Graham Bulpitt (1937-1999), Professor of Politics at the University of Warwick

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Bulpitt Historic Events


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Bulpitt Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Reginald Bulpitt (1890-1914), Canadian Second Class Passenger from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J675-KPY : 6 December 2014), William Bulpitt, 07 Jun 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Mauretania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J66L-SM7 : 6 December 2014), Arthur James Bulpitt, 06 Aug 1920; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J1-PM9 : 6 December 2014), Edith Emily Bulpitt, 12 Feb 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6J1-P4F : 6 December 2014), Annie Ada Bulpitt, 12 Feb 1921; citing departure port Cherbourg, France, arrival port New York, ship name Adriatic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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