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STRUMPSHAW / BLOFIELD GUYMERS

All births, baptisms, marriages and burials at Strumpshaw, Norfolk unless otherwise stated.

THOMAS GUYMER Generation 1

A Thomas Gymer baptised Hemsby, Norfolk 31st December 1775 (IGI) son of Thomas & Mary (Margeson). For more on this family see the Martham page
Thomas Guymer marries Mary Grimmer 21st October 1799 at Burgh St Margaret & St Mary, Flegg, botp
1841 At son Thomas's marriage Thomas's occupation shoemaker
Thomas Gymer buried at Strumpshaw 18th January 1841 aged 65
The will of Thomas Gymer shoemaker of Strumpshaw proved at Norwich Consistory Court 1841

Known children of Thomas & Mary. All baptisms Great Yarmouth unless stated. Father a shoemaker for all Strumpshaw baptisms

Mary Ann GymerBorn 2nd March 1800 Bapt 31st March
Mary Anne GymerBorn 31st December 1801 bapt 2nd January 1802 (more below)
Elizabeth GymerBorn & bapt April 27th 1804 (more below)
Ann GymerBorn 24th February bapt 27th February 1806 (more below)
Joseph Grimmer GymerBorn 11th August 1807 bapt 18th August
Thomas Grimmer GymerBapt 19th January 1809 (more below)
Hannah GymerBorn 6th July 1811 bapt 8th July Strumpshaw
Joanna GymerBapt 7th November 1813 Strumpshaw (PR9) (more below)
William GymerBapt 27th April 1817 Strumpshaw (PR38). Death registered William Gymer aged 80 Blofield District Q4 1895 4b 141 & buried Strumpshaw 27th November 1895 (PR578)
Susannah GymerBapt 23rd May 1819 Strumpshaw (more below)
Sarah GymerBorn c1821
Mary GymerBapt 22nd April 1827 Strumpshaw (more below)

Baptism 9th August 1840 Elizabeth Gymer Strumpshaw St Peter the daughter of Hannah (PR 307)

Somewhat strangely IGI has all the above children, except the first Mary Ann & Hannah, also baptised on the same dates as above at Earsdon by North Shields, Northumberland. These are now known to be all false entries

1835 Norfolk Genealogy East Norfolk Poll & Register Thomas GYMER of Strumpshaw

1841 census Mary Guymer (60) living at Shoulder of Lamb public house, Strumpshaw with children Joseph (25 ag lab), Thomas (25 ag lab), William (20 ag lab), Susannah (20 F.S.), Sarah (20) & Mary (14)

1851 census Joseph (42 bn Yarmouth ag lab) living in Strumpshaw with sister Hannah (37 bn Strumpshaw housekeeper). Both unmarried. {living next door to brother Thomas}


MARY ANNE GYMER Generation 2

Mary Ann Gymer Born 31st December 1801 baptised 2nd January 1802 Great Yarmouth St Nicholas, the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Marries ???? Gosling

Known child of Mary & ????

Anna GoslingBorn c1838 Norwich

1851 census Mary A Gosling (49 bn Norwich marr) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with daughter Anna (13 bn Norwich)


ELIZABETH GYMER Generation 2

Elizabeth Gymer born & baptised privately April 27th 1804 Great Yarmouth St Nicholas the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Elizabeth Gymer marries William Kybet 25th December 1830 at St Lukes, Finsbury, London after banns (PR 441). Both single & otp. Witnesses James Bacon & Charlotte Copsey
Death of an Elizabeth Kybert aged 81 registered Blofield District June Quarter 1885 ref 4b 127

1851 census Elizabeth Kybert (47 bn Yarmouth dairy woman) living at 16 Mount Pleasant, Holborn St Andrew, Finsbury with husband William (49 bn Cantley cow keeper) & sons William (19 law stationer), James (17 warehouse porter) & Thomas (11 scholar). All children born St Pancras
1861 census Elizabeth Kybert (56 bn Yarmouth wid) visiter at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with sister Joanna & her husband
1881 census Elizabeth Kybert (77 bn Yarmouth wid) living at 4 Gymers Loke, Strumpshaw


ANN GYMER Generation 2

Ann Gymer born 24th February baptised 27th February 1806 Great Yarmouth, the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Marries 31st January 1839 at St Benedicts, Norwich to John Buck (lab) son of John (lab). Ann daughter of Thomas (shoemaker). Both of full age & resident at the Beehive Inn

Child of Ann

John GuymerBapt Strumpshaw 12th March 1828 (more below)

1841 census Ann Buck (35) living at Strumpshaw Lane, Strumpshaw with husband John (35 ag lab) & children John (12), James (1) & Mary (6 mths). All born Norfolk
1851 census Ann Buck (44 bn Gt Yarmouth charwomam wid hd) living at Strumpshaw with children James (11 ag lab), William (8) & Sarah Ann (3). All children born Strumpshaw
1861 census Mary Ann Buck (55 bn Yarmouth marr hd) living at Goat Lane, Strumpshaw with children James (20 ag lab), William (18 ag lab) & Sarah Ann (13). All children born Strumpshaw
1871 census Ann Buck (66 bn Gt Yarmouth washwoman wid hd) living Uptown, Strumpshaw
1881 census Ann Buck (75 bn Yarmouth wid) living with son John Buck (34 bn Strumpshaw farm lab) & his family at 2 High Noon, Brandeston


THOMAS GRIMMER GYMER Generation 2

Thomas Grimmer Gymer baptised 19th January 1809 Great Yarmouth the son of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Thomas Gymer marries Sarah Kybert (born c1820 Buckenham) at Cantley St Margaret on 16th February 1841 (PR 2). Both of full age. Thomas (lab) son of Thomas (shoemaker). Sarah is noted as a "natural child". Witnesses William Guymer & Sarah Kybert. All made their marks. Registered Blofield district March quarter 1841 ref 13 23
Thomas buried Strumpshaw 26th November 1871 aged 61. Registered Blofield Q4 ref 4b 166 aged 61
A Sarah Gymer buried Strumpshaw 24th August 1887 aged 68. Registered Blofield District September Quarter ref 4b 68

Tragedy at the Hay stack. The inquest in 1830 into the killing of a farm hand, John Moss of Strumpshaw by a Thomas Gymer
Norwich Assizes Summer 1831 Thomas Gymer found not guilty of manslaughter

Children of Thomas & Sarah. All events Strumpshaw & father a labourer

William Kibert GymerBapt 1st August 1842 (PR324). Death William Gymer aged 74 Loddon District Q1 1917 4b 314
Emma GymerBapt 22nd October 1843 (PR342). Buried 14th November 1848 aged 5 (PR240)
Joseph GymerBapt 5th October 1845 (more below)
Sarah GymerBapt 12th December 1847 (PR400) (more below)
Thomas GuymerBapt 9th December 1849 (more below)
Elizabeth Louisa GymerBorn 10th December 1851 (more below)
Mary Ann GymerBapt 15th December 1853 (more below)
Henry GymerBapt 15th December 1853 (PR484). Blofield Q1 1854 4b 181. Death Blofield Q1 1854 4b 132
Emma Maria GymerBapt 23rd March 1856 (more below)
Susan GymerBapt 21st February 1858 (more below)
Caroline GymerBapt 19th February 1860 (PR550). Buried 6th July 1862 aged 2 (PR353)
John GymerBapt 13th December 1861 (more below)
Rachel GymerBorn 1864 (more below)

1851 census Thomas Gymer (40 ag lab bn Yarmouth) living at Blofield with wife Sarah (31 bn Buckingham) & children William (8), Joseph (5), Sarah (3) & Thomas (1). All children born Strumpshaw
1861 census Thomas Gymer (51 bn Yarmouth ag lab) living at Strumpshaw with wife Sarah (41 bn Buckingham) & children William (18 ag lab), Joseph (15 ag lab), Sarah (13), Thomas (11), Elizabeth (9 scholar), Mary Ann (7 scholar), Emma (5 scholar), Susan (3) & Caroline (1)
1871 census Thomas Gymer (61 bn Yarmouth ag lab) living at Guymers Lane, Strumpshaw with wife Sarah (50 bn Buckenham St Andrews) & children Thomas (21 ag lab), Emma (15 scholar), John (9 scholar) & Rachel (7 scholar). All children born Strumpshaw
1881 census Sarah Gymer (60 bn Buckenham wid) living at 8 Norwich Road, Strumpshaw with son John (19 ag lab) daughter Emma & her husband

1881 census William Gymer (37 bn Strumpshaw lab) boarding at Gillingham, Norfolk with Elizabeth Haynes
1891 census William Gymer (48 bn Strumpshaw yardsman unm) boarding at Gillingham
1901 census William Gymer (59 bn Strumpshaw yard farm) living at Gillingham
1911 census William Gymer (68 bn Stumpshaw farm lab) lodging The Street, Gillingham, Beccles with Matthews family


JOHANNA GYMER Generation 2

Joanna Gymer baptised 7th November 1813 Strumpshaw (PR9) the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Marries John Beck 12th October 1837 at Strumpshaw (PR2). Both of full age, Joanna daughter of Thomas (shoemaker) & John (carrier) son of Richard Baldwin (farmer). Witnesses William Gymer & Thomas Coakley. Registered Blofield District March Quarter ref 13 51
Death of Joanna Beck aged 88 registered Norwich District March Quarter 1900 ref 4b 164

1851 census Johanna Beck (37 bn Strumpshaw) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham, Norwich with husband John (46 bn Bracon coal merchant) together with neice Hannah Rose (2 bn Strumpshaw) nephew John Guymer (22 bn Strumpshaw lab) & lodger Thomas Beck (50 bn Bracon lab unm)
1861 census Joanna Beck (46 bn Strumpshaw) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with husband John (64 bn Madeston, Norfolk coal carter) & her sister Elizabeth Kybert (56 bn Yarmouth wid)
1871 census Johannah Beck (56 bn Strumpshaw) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with husband John (64 bn Baddestone, Norfolk cow keeper) {next door to nephew John Gymer & wife Maria}
1881 census Joanna Beck (66 bn Strumpshaw milk seller wid) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham
1891 census Johanna Beck (78 bn Strumpshaw living on own means wid) living at 21 Tinklers Lane, Heigham {next door to nephew John Gymer & wife Maria}


SUSANNAH GYMER Generation 2

Susannah Gymer baptised 23rd May 1819 Strumpshaw (PR58) the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
From probate Susan Gymer of Strumpshaw died 29th April 1897. Probate Norwich 31st May 1897 to George Thompson (ag lab) & William Josselyn Whitbread (gentleman). Effects £10 15/-. Death registered as Susan Gymer aged 81 Blofield District June Quarter 1897 ref 4b 116 & buried 3rd May 1897 Strumpshaw (PR 588)

1841 census Susannah (20 F.S.) living at Shoulder of Lamb public house, Strumpshaw with mother & brothers Joseph (25 ag lab), Thomas (25 ag lab) & William (20 ag lab)
1861 census Susan Gymer head (47 bn Strumpshaw unm laundress) living Tinklers Lane, Heigham with boarders John Guymer (33 bn Strumpshaw coal merchant) & his wife Maria (25 bn Norwich)
1871 census Susan Gymer (hd unm 52 bn Strumpshaw laundress) living at Old Palace Road, Heigham with sister Elizth Kybert (wid 60 bn Strumpshaw occ house), brother Willm (unm 57 bn Strumpshaw ag lab) & boarder Robt Kite (wid 60 bn London annuitant)
1881 census Susan Guymer (60 bn Strumpshaw unm hd charwoman) living at Old Palace Road, Heigham with brother William Guymer (62 bn Strumpshaw unm farm lab)
1891 census Susan Guymer (75 bn Strumpshaw unm hd) living Fisher's Loke, Strumpshaw with brother William (77 unm ag lab)


MARY GYMER Generation 2

Mary Gymer baptised 22nd April 1827 Strumpshaw (PR143) the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Grimmer)
Mary Gymer marries James Rose 8th March 1847 at Strumpshaw (PR 24). Mary (20 no father stated) & James (23 lab) son of John (lab). Both of Strumpshaw & single. Witnesses William Gymer & Thomas Oakley. Registered Blofield district March Quarter ref 13 51
Death of a Mary Rose aged 70 registered Blofield District December Quarter 1898 ref 4b 136

1851 census Mary Rose (24) living at Strumpshaw with husband James (24 journeyman shoemaker) & daughter Elizabeth (1). All born Strumpshaw
1861 census Mary Rose (24) living at Church Street, Strumpshaw with husband James (38 ratcatcher) & children Elizabeth (11), Mary Ann (9) & James (6). All born Strumpshaw
1871 census Mary Rose (44) living at Long Lane, Strumpshaw with husband James (48 ag lab) & children Elizabeth (21 gen serv), Mary A (19 gen serv) & James (16 ag lab), Robert (5 scholar), Hannah (3) & William (3). All born Strumpshaw
1881 census Mary Rose (53 labs wife) living at 3 Norwich Road, Strumpshaw with children Hannah & William (both 13 scholars). All born Strumpshaw
1891 census Mary Ann Rose (64 bn Upton) living at Strumpshaw Road, Strumpshaw with husband James (67 bn Strumpshaw ratcatcher & ag lab)

1851 census Hannah Rose (2 bn Strumpshaw) neice to head living with John & Johanna Beck {above} at Heigham


JOHN GUYMER Generation 3

John Gymer baptised Strumpshaw 12th March 1828 (PR 172) illegitimate son of Anne
John Gymer married Maria ???? (probably Maria Brewer) Norwich District December Quarter 1860 ref 4b 276
Death of a John Guymer aged 69 registered Norwich District March Quarter 1901 ref 4b 120
Death of a Maria Gymer aged 56 registered Norwich District September Quarter 1894 ref 4b 90

1841 census John Buck (12 bn Norfolk) living at Strumpshaw with mother Ann & step-dad John
1851 census John Guymer (22 bn Strumpshaw unm lab) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with Aunt Joanna Beck
1861 census John Gymer (33 bn Strumpshaw coal merchant) lodging with wife Maria (25 bn Norwich) at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with probable Aunt Susan
1871 census John Gymer (41 bn Strumpshaw porter) living Tinklers Lane, Heigham with wife Maria (33 bn Norwich)
1881 census John Guymer (48 bn Strumpshaw carter) living at Tinklers Lane, Heigham with wife Maria (43 bn Norwich)
1891 census John Gymer (56 bn Strumpshaw milk sellor) living at 23 Tinklers Lane, Heigham with wife Maria (52 bn Norwich)

1864 White's & 1865 Kelly's Norfolk Directory:- John Gymer coal dealer of Tinklers Lane
1865 White's Directory:- John Gymer carter & carman of Tinklers Lane, Norwich
1869 Post Office Directory of Cambs, Norfolk & Suffolk (part 2 Norfolk):- John Gymer, carter of Tinklers Lane, Norwich


JOSEPH GYMER Generation 3

Joseph Gymer baptised 5th October 1845 Strumpshaw (PR 366) the son of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert)
Marries 8th February 1866 at Strumpshaw (PR64) to Margaret Damerel, Joseph (21 lab son of Thomas shoemaker) & Margaret (21 daughter of George Ward lab). Witnesses James Beck & Thomas Coakley. Registered Blofield District 1866 Q1 ref 4b 333

Margaret Gymer re-marries 25th December 1882 at Strumpshaw to Walter Watson. Margaret a widow aged 38 daughter of George Ward (PR 99) registered Blofield District December Quarter 1882 ref 4b 531

1871 census Joseph Gymer (25 bn Strumpshaw ag lab) living Alp Town, Strumpshaw with wife Margaret (27 bn Lingwood)
1881 census Joseph Guymer (35 bn Strumpshaw lab marr) boarding at Brow Tavern, Sawmill road, Gorleston with Ann Southgate
1881 census Margaret Gymer (37 bn Strumpshaw head marr charwoman) living on own at 1 Top Road, Strumpshaw


SARAH GUYMER Generation 3

Sarah Gymer baptised 12th December 1847 Strumpshaw St Peter (PR 400) the daughter of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert)
Marries James Beck 3rd January 1867 at Strumpshaw (PR66). James (19 lab son of William lab) & Sarah (19 daughter of Thomas lab). Witnesses Emma Beck, Elizabeth Gynn? & Thomas Coakley. Registered Blofield District March Quarter 1867 4b 331

1851 census Sarah Gymer (3) living with parents in Strumpshaw
1861 census Sarah Gymer (13) living with parents in Strumpshaw
1881 census Sarah A Beck (35 bn Strumpshaw) living at 2 High Noon, Bradeston with husband James (34 bn Strumpshaw farm lab) & children Emily E (5 scholar) & Jessie (11 months). Both born Bradestone. Also resident shown as mother-in-law Ann Buck (75 bn Yarmouth wid)
1891 census Sarah Ann Beck (43 bn Strumpshaw) living at High Noon, Cuckoo Lane, Brundall with husband John (44 bn Strumpshaw farm bailiff) & children Emily (14), Jessie (10 scholar), William (9 scholar), Sarah Ann (7 scholar) & John (5 scholar). All children born Bradestone
1901 census Sarah A Beck (56 bn Strumpshaw head wid) living at Lingwood Road, Strumpshaw & children William (19 ord ag lab), Sarah A (17 gen serv dom), John (15 ord ag lab) & Albert (9). All children born Bradestone


THOMAS GYMER Generation 3

Thomas Gymer baptised 9th December 1849 Strumpshaw (PR 425) the son of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert)
Thomas Guymer marries Charlotte Beck 5th November 1874 Beighton All Saints (PR 88) after banns. Thomas (lab of Strumpshaw made mark) the son of Thomas (lab) & Charlotte (of Beighton signed) the daughter of Charles (lab). Both of FA & single. Witnesses Robert Howes & Mary Ann Beck. Registered Blofield District 1874 March Quarter 1874 4b 515 to
Death registered of a Charlotte Guymer aged 82 Yarmouth District December Quarter 1930 ref 4b 6

Children of Thomas & Charlotte. All births Strumpshaw

Pleasants Louisa GymerBapt 17th October 1875 (more below)
Jessy GymerBapt 7th October 1877 (more below)
Charlotte GymerBapt 17th April 1881 (PR741)

1851, 1861 & 1871 census Thomas Gymer living with parents at Strumpshaw
1881 census Thomas Geo Gymer (31 man fisherman) aboard the "Tartar" at Great Yarmouth
1881 census Charlotte Gymer (32 bn Moulton fishermans wife at sea) living at 5 Harrisons Cottages, Strumpshaw with children Pleasants (6 scholar), Jessy (4) & Charlotte (14 days) & mother Maria Beck (68 bn Halvergate nurse wid). Children born Strumpshaw
1891 Census Charlotte Gymer (42 bn Moulton charwoman wid) living at Southwood Road, Moulton St Mary with daughter Charlotte (10 bn Strumpshaw scholar)
1901 census Charlotte Guymer (52 bn Moulton St Mary charwoman) living at Acle
1911 census Charlotte Guymer (62 bn Moulton charwoman wid) living By Run, Acle, Norfolk {crossed out:- married 8 yrs 3 of 3 children born alive still living}

1901 census Charlotte Guymer (20 bn Strumpshaw dom serv) living at Lingwood Road, Blofield with Edrich family


ELIZABETH LOUISA GYMER Generation 3

Elizabeth Gymer born 10th December 1851 & baptised 13th January 1852 Strumpshaw St Peter (PR 454) the daughter of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert), father a labourer. Registered Blofield District March Quarter 1852 ref 4b 199
Marries George Dutton at the Parish Church, Ullenhall, Warwickshire April 27th 1880. Elizabeth aged 28 of St Pancras, London daughter of Thomas (lab) & George aged 26 of Ullenhall gardener son of William, lab. Witnesses M A Gymer & W J Alliband. Registered Stratford District June Quarter 1880 ref 6d 116

Known child of Elizabeth

Alice Mary Ann GymerBorn 29th October 1874 Strumpshaw (more below)

1861 census Elizabeth Gymer (9 bn Strumpshaw) living at home with parents in Strumpshaw
1871 census Elizabeth Gymer (19 bn Strumpshaw serv dom) living at Blofield Road, Strumpshaw with Burton household
1881 census Elisabeth Dutton (29 bn Norfolk) living 22 Clemence St, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire with husband George (26 bn Ullenhall, Warwicks police constable) & daughter Alice Mary Dutton (6 bn Norfolk)


MARY ANN GYMER Generation 3

Mary Ann Gymer baptised 15th December 1853 at Strumpshaw (PR 483) the daughter of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert). Registered Blofield District March Quarter 1854 ref 4b 181
From family legend marries a Mr Burns & moves to Scotland

Children of Mary Ann

Emma Louise Dutton GymerBorn 1882 Leamington (more below)
George Walter GymerBorn 13th August 1887 Strumpshaw (more below)

It is also rumoured that Mary Ann had a further son Jimmy (born c1871) of which I can find no record. Family legend has it it that Jimmy was raised by his grandparents in Upper Strumpshaw & had a son Joe

1871 census Mary Ann Gymer (17 bn Strumpshaw unm) servant at Buckenham Road, Strumpshaw with Pyle family

It is my belief that Mary Ann moves to Scotland & marries George Bunn/Burn, docks a few years of her age & takes on a changed identity as Marion Alice. Having moved north it is fair to assume her new man would not be aware of her past. The below infomation is taken from "Scotland's People". There is no record of a Marion Alice being baptised at Strumpshaw & she is never on any censuses

Marion Alice Gymer marries 20th May 1890 to George Bunn (Burn) at 44 Palmenston Close, Edinburgh after banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Marion (28 dom serv) the daughter of Thomas (bootmaker) & Sarah (nee Kybert), both deceased & George (25 coachman) the son of James (coachman) & Bertha (nee Guthrie). Witnesses Charles Ward & Hannah Ford. Registered ref 132 St George, Edinburgh

Child of Marion Alice

Maud GymerBorn 28th Aptril 1888 (illig) at 10 Regent Place , Norton Park, Edinburgh. Mother dom serv. Registered ref 1077 Canongate, Edinburgh. Death of a Maud Gymer aged 0 1888 Monifieth District, Angus

Birth registration (No. 1159) of John Thomas Burn at District of St George Edinburgh on 2th July 1890. Father George Burn coachman, mother Marion Alice (nee Gymer). Married 20th May 1890

1891 census Marion Burn (29 bn Strumpshaw, England) living at 1 Magdel Mews, Edinburgh St Cuthberts with husband George (coachman bn Thurston) & son John T (inf bn Edinburgh)
1901 census Marion Burn (40 bn England) living at Edinburgh with husband George (34 bn ?? coachman non domestic) & son John T (10 bn Edinburgh scholar) & boarder John Ord (21 railway lab)

Gunner 650499 John Thomas Burn of "C" Bty 15th Bde Royal Artillery was killed 14th August 1917 aged 27 & buried The Huts Cemetary Ieper, Belgium. The son of George & Marion Burn of The Drill Hall, Grindley Street, Edinburgh

Marion (Mary Ann) returned to Strumpshaw following the death of sister Susan in 1930 & is thought to have died around 1939 & is buried at Strumpshaw


EMMA MARIA GYMER Generation 3

Emma Maria Gymer baptised 23rd March 1856 Strumpshaw (PR 511) the daughter of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert) Registered Blofield District December Quarter ref 4b 195
Marries Walter Alexander 1st June 1880 at Strumpshaw (PR91). Walter (26 carpenter) son of Edward Mingay Alexander (shoemaker) & Emma (24) daughter of Thomas (lab). Witnesses Mary Ann & Rachel Gymer. Registered Blofield District June Quarter 1880 ref 4b 339
Emma Alexander dies 1919

1881 census Emma M Alexander (25 bn Strumpshaw) living at 8 Norwich Road, Strumpshaw with husband Walter (27 bn South Walsham wheelwright) & mother Sarah & brother John
1891 census Emma U Alexander (38 bn Strumpshaw) living at Strumpshaw Road, Strumpshaw with husband Walter (bn South Walsham carpenter & parish clerk) & neice Emma L D Gymer (9 bn Leamington, Warwicks scholar) & nephew George W Gymer (3 bn Strumpshaw)
1901 census Emma Alexander (45 bn Strumpshaw) living at "Near Church" Strumpshaw with husband Walter (47 bn South Walsham wheelwright, carpenter & parish clerk) together with neice Emma Gymer (19 bn Leamington Warwicks housemaid domestic unm) & nephew Walter Gymer (13 bn Strumpshaw cattle feeder on farm)
1911 census Emma Alexander (55 married 30 yrs, no children) living at Lingwood Rd, Strumpshaw with husband Walter (58 bn South Walsham wheelwright & carpenter) & nephew George Walter Guymer (23 wheelwright & carpenter) & neice Helen Polly Guymer (9 school). All except Walter born Strumpshaw


SUSAN GYMER Generation 3

Susan Gymer baptised 21st February 1858 (PR 532) Strumpshaw the daughter of Thomas (lab) & Sarah (Kybert). Registered Blofield District March Quarter ref 4b 195)
Susanna Gymer marries Richard Ward 4th October 1881 at Strumpshaw. Richard (25 lab son of William lab) & Susanna (23 daughter of Thomas lab). Witnesses Rachel Gymer & ??? Brown. Registered Blofield District December Quarter 1880 (as Susannah) 1880 ref 4b 547
Death registered of Susannah Ward aged 72 Blofield District September Quarter 1930 ref 4b 197

Child of Susan

Henry GymerBorn c1878 (more below)

1861 census Susan Gymer (3 bn Strumpshaw) living at home with parents in Strumpshaw
1881 census Susannah Ward (24 bn Strumpshaw) living with husband Richard (24 bn Blofield ag lab), son Henry Gymer (2 bn London), husband's uncle Archibald Ward (52 bn Strumpshaw prev ag lab unm, imbecile) & lodger Arthur Broom (19 bn Burlingham groom unm) at 2 Top Road, Strumpshaw
1891 census Susannah Ward (33 bn Strumpshaw) living at Low Town, Strumpshaw with husband Richard (35 bn Blofield ag lab) & children John B (7 scholar), Walter W (4 scholar), Richard G (3 scholar), Charles H (2) & Emma U (1). All born Strumpshaw. Also resident shown as lodgers, John Guymer (29 bn Strumpshaw ag lab unm) & Harry Guymer (12 bn London ag lab)
1901 census Susan Ward (43 bn Strumpshaw) living at Strumpshaw with husband Richard (45 bn Blofield ag lab)
1911 census Susannah Ward (53 bn Strumpshaw married 30 yrs, 7 of 12 children born alive still living) living at Low Town, Strumpshaw with husband Richard (45 bn Blofield marsh lab) & uncle-in-law Henry Ward (83 bn Strumpshaw wid farm baillif retired)


JOHN GYMER Generation 3

John Gymer baptised 13th December 1861 Strumpshaw (PR 569) the son of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert)
Marries Hannah Maria Waters 23rd July 1891 at Strumpshaw (PR 118). John (29 lab son of Thomas lab) & Hannah (24 daughter of William roadman). Witnesses William Waters & Alice Smith. Registered Blofield District September Quarter 1891 ref 4b 357
Death registered of a John Gymer aged 84 Acle District Decmeber Quarter 1945 ref 4b 41

Children of John & Hannah. All births Strumpshaw

John Thomas GymerBorn 1892 (more below)
Florence GymerBorn 1895. Blofield District Q4 4b 203

1881 census John Gymer (19 ag lab) living at 8 Norwich Road, Strumpshaw with mother, sister & brother-in-law
1891 census John Guymer (29 bn Strumpshaw ag lab) lodging at Low Town, Strumpshaw with Ward family, together with a Harry Guymer (12 bn London)
1901 census John Gymer (39 cattleman on farm) living at "Low Town", Strumpshaw with wife Hannah (33) & children John (8) & Florence (5). All born Strumpshaw
1911 census John Gymer (49 man of farm) living Low Town, Strumpshaw with wife Hannah Maria (43 charwoman married 18 yrs, 2 of 2 children born alive still living). Both born Strumpshaw

1911 census Florence Emma Gymer (15 bn Strumpshaw no occ) living Post Office Rd, Lingwood with Uncle Robert Manthorpe (50 bn Acle farm lab) his wife Emma (39 bn bn Strumpshaw) & their daughter Alice Maria (19 bn Lingwood)

Florence Emma Gymer marries Harry Simon Tyler 7th April 1922 Strumpshaw St Peter (PR 166) after banns. Florence (26 of Strumpshaw) the daughter of John (lab) & Harry (28 of 24 Cumberland St, Barnsley packer) the son of John (groom). Both single & signed. Witnesses John Thomas Gymer & Selina Ann Markham. Registered Blofield District June Quarter 1922 ref 4b 513


RACHEL GYMER Generation 3

Rachel Gymer baptised 3rd January 1864 Strumpshaw St Peter (PR 588) the daughter of Thomas & Sarah (Kybert). Registered Blofield District March Quarter ref 4b 207
Rachel Gymer marries 15th March 1887 to Benjamin Garrod at Strumpshaw (PR 108). Benjamin (25 lab son of William lab) & Rachel (23 daughter of Thomas lab). Registered Blofield District June Quarter 1887 ref 4b 333
Death registered of a Rachel Garrod aged 87 Yarmouth District March Quarter 1951 ref 4b 707

1881 census Rachel Guymer (17 bn Strumpshaw) visiting at 1 Nile Road, Gorleston with Whiley family
1891 census Rachael Garred (28 bn Strumpshaw) living at 5 Waterloo Road, Blofield with husband Benajmin Garred (28 bn Lingwood ag lab) & her daughter Zalia Guymer (5 bn Strumpshaw scholar) and further Garrod children Florence (5 bn Strumpshaw scholar), George W (1 bn Strumpshaw) & Beatrice (3 mths bn Blofield). (Birth Zelia Maud Gymer registered Blofield District Q4 1885 ref 4b 207)
1901 census Rachel Garrod (38 bn Strumpshaw) living at 4 Row 119, Great Yarmouth with husband Benjamin (40 bn Lingwood gen lab) & children George W (12 bn Strumpshaw), Alice L (7 bn Lingwood), Emma S (5 bn Strumpshaw), John B (4 bn Rackheath), Gertrude M (2 bn Great Yarmouth) & James F (3 months bn Great Yarmouth)
1911 census Rachel Garrod (46 bn Strumpshaw wid {crossed out:- married 24 yrs 10 of 10 children born alive still living}) living 10 Row 80, Great Yarmouth with children Beatrice (20 bn Blofield silk factory hand), Emma (15 bn Strumpshaw dom serv), John (14 bn Strumpshaw errand boy), Gertie (12 school), Fred (10 school) & Redgie (4). also resident boarder Eliza Edmonds (18 silk factory hand). Rest born Great Yarmouth

1901 census Maud Garrod (17 bn Strumpshaw gen serv dom) living at 14 Victoria Road, Yarmouth with Smith family. {possibly marries as Maud C Guymer to William B Neslen Q2 1911 Yarmouth District ref 4b 22}


PLEASANCE LOUISA GYMER Generation 4

Pleasants Louisa Gymer baptised 17th October 1875 Strumpshaw (PR 694) the daughter of Thomas & Charlotte (Beck) Registered Blofield District December Quarter ref 4b 186
Pleasance Louisa Guymer marries Charles Albert Green registered Wandsworth District December Quarter 1902 ref 1d 1392
Death registered of a Pleasance L Green aged 72 Northampton District June Quarter 1948 ref 3b 473

1881 census Pleasants Gymer (6 bn Strumpshaw scholar) living at 5 Harrisons Cottages, Strumpshaw with mother
1891 census Pleasance Guymer (16 bn Strumpshaw kitchen maid) living at 8 Blofield Dam, (The Hall) Blofield
1911 census Pleasance Louisa Green (36 bn Strumpshaw married 8 yrs, 3 of 3 children born alive still living) living The Rookery, Streatham Common SW with husband Charles Albert (32 bn Gt Yarmouth police constable metropolitan) & children Daniel George (7 school), Jessie Alice (5 school) & Pleasance Helen (2). All children born Streatham


JESSY GYMER Generation 4

Jessy Gymer baptised 7th October 1877 Strumpshaw (PR 714) the daughter of Thomas & Charlotte (Beck) Registered Blofield District December Quarter ref 4b 202
Jessie Guymer marries William Whiley registered Yarmouth District December Quarter 1909 ref 4b 44

1881 census Jessy Gymer (4 bn Strumpshaw) living at 5 Harrisons Cottages, Strumpshaw with mother
1891 census Jessie Guymer (13 bn Hoveton dom serv) living at Yarmouth New Road, Acle with Squire family
1901 census Jessie Guymer (23 bn Strumpshaw gen dom) living 29 Victoria Road, Yarmouth with Dyson family
1911 census Jessie Whiley (33 bn Strumpshaw married 1 yr) living 24 Boreham Rd, Great Yarmouth with husband William (30 bn Gt Yarmouth lab gen)


ALICE MARY ANN GYMER DUTTON Generation 4

Alice Mary Ann Gymer born 29th October 1874, baptised 13th November 1874 Strumpshaw (PR 690) daughter of Elizabeth Louisa Gymer, mother a domestic servant. Registered Blofield District December Quarter ref 4b 186
Marries as Alice Mary Ann Gymer Dutton on 18th April 1893 to Walter John Spittle at the Anglican Church of St Bartholomew at Rosario de Santa Fe in the Argentine Republic according to the Rites & Ceremonies of the Established Church of England and the laws of the Argentine Republic after presenting certificate of Civil Marriage. Alice (18 spinster) daughter of George Dutton (signalman) & resident of Villa Casilda & Walter (26 railway guard) resident at Rosario son of William Thomas Spittle (employee). Witnessed by H Glover & Albert JamesPalmer


EMMA LOUISA DUTTON GYMER Generation 4

Emma Louisa Dutton Gymer born 15th March 1882 25 Newbold Terrace, Leamington (at the home of her Aunt Elizabeth) the daughter of Marion Gymer, domestic servant. Registered Warwick District June Quarter ref 6d 604. Baptied 11th November 1883 at Strumpshaw, daughter of Mary Anne Gymer (PR774). She & her brother were raised by a further Aunt Emma & her husband Walter Alexander
Marries (as Emma Louise Guymer) to William Latimer Symonds at St Georges Church, Edgbaston. Emma (24 of Harbourne Road) the daughter of George Dutton Guymer (deceased coachman) & William (30 coach builder of Bordesly) the son of William Latimer (cashier). Witnesses Joseph Workman & Ada Smith. Registered as Gwymer Kings N District September Quarter 1906 ref 6d 786

Child of Emma

Helen Polly GuymerBorn 20th April 1901 Strumpshaw. Mother a dom serv. Blofield District Q2 4b 205

Family rumour has it that Helen Polly was fathered by the son of the local squire called Holmes. The resident of Stumpshaw Hall at the time was called Holmes & had an elligble son!

1891 census Emma L D Gymer (9 bn Leamington, Warwicks scholar) living at Strumpshaw Road, Strumpshaw with with Aunt & Uncle Emma & Walter Alexander
1901 census Emma Gymer (19 bn Leamington Warwicks housemaid domestic unm) living at "Near Church" Strumpshaw with Aunt & Uncle Emma & Walter Alexander
1911 census Emma Louisa Symonds (29 bn Leamington married 4 yrs, 1 of 1 child born alive still living) living 3 Melbourne Rd, Smethwick, Staffs with husband William Latimer (34 bn Shrewsbury wheelwright) & son Godfrey Latimer (2 bn Smethwick)

1911 census Helen Polly Guymer (9 school) living at Lingwood Rd, Strumpshaw with uncle Walter Alexander (58 bn South Walsham) & aunt Emma Alexander (55). Also resident cousin George Walter Guymer (23 wheelwright & carpenter) All except Walter born Strumpshaw


GEORGE WALTER GYMER Generation 4

George Walter Gymer born 13th August 1887 Strumpshaw the son of Mary Ann Gymer. Registered Blofield District September Quarter 1887 ref 4b 210. On birth certificate mother recorded as Mary Ann Gymer, domestic servant
George W Guymer marries Gertrude Ellen Plummer registered Yarmouth District March Quater 1913 ref 4b 33
At birth of son Stanley was living No. 4 Row 107, Great Yarmouth. During 1960s lived 3 Canon Avenue, Chadwell Heath, Romford
George died 20th May 1964 & is buried Redbridge Cemetary, Ilford

Served as Private no. 38362 in Norfolk Regiment during WW1 being honourably discharged 26th June 1917
From WW1 British Army Pension Records a George Walter Guymer, born Strumpshaw, was discharged as Pte 38302 Royal Defence Corps on 6th June 1917 as medically unfit due to shrapnel wound left hand having previously served in the 4th Bn Norfolk Regiment as Pte 2301. Discharge address 35 Dennington Road, Woodseats, Sheffield
George Walter Guymer appears to re-enlist with regimental number S/9399 with the Royal Army Ordinance Corps on 13th September 1919 aged 32 years 8 months, carpenter born 13th March 1889 Norwich. Married to Gertrude (12th May 1913) of 35 Dennington Road, Woodseats, Sheffield with children George born 1913 & Richard born 1915. Discharged 27th September 1919

Children of George & Gertrude, some from FreeBMD mother's maiden name Plummer

George GuymerBorn c1916. Yarmouth District Q1 1913?). Died West Africa (possibly Ghana) c1950
James W R GuymerBlofield District Q4 1914 ref 4b 234 (more below)
Richard GuymerBorn c1918. Married Dianne ??. Died January 2001. Buried Leeds
Margaret (Peggy) GuymerBorn c1920. Died November 1997
Stanley William GuymerBorn 26th May 1922 (more below)
George GuymerYarmouth District Q1 1927 4b 10

Birth George Guymer (mother's maiden name Plummer) registered Yarmouth District March Quarter 1913

Margaret J Guymer marries Dennis Yates registered Romford District December Quarter 1943 ref 4a 938

From UK Outgoing Passengers 1890-1960:-
G Guymer (29 English female tractor driver) departs Liverpool 8th October 1942 bound for Freetown, Sierra Leone aboard Elder Dempster Line "Sansu". Of 67 Roxy Ave, Chadwell Heath, Essex
George Guymer (34 English tractor op) departs London 14th July 1947 bound for Dar Es Salaam, Tanganyika aboard BISN Co Ltd "Matiana". Of 67 Raleigh Rd, Feltham. Intended future residence Tanganyika

1911 census George Walter Guymer (23 wheelwright & carpenter) & Helen Polly Guymer (9 school) living at Lingwood Rd, Strumpshaw with aunt & uncle Walter Alexander (58 bn South Walsham & Emma Alexander (55). All except Walter born Strumpshaw


HENRY GUYMER Generation 4

Henry Guymer born c1879 the son of Susan. Registerd as Gymer at Saviour District Q4 1878 1d 60
A Harry Guymer marries Beatrice Mary Tench 20th May 1909 Lowestoft St John (PR 301). Harry (30 travellor) the son of {no 1st name given} Guymer (deceased) & Beatrice (33) the daughter of George (deceased plumber). Both of 8 Surrey Street and single. Witnesses George Bilverstone & Laura Elizabeth Tench. Registered Mutford District ref 4a 2082
Death registered of a Beatrice M Guymer aged 70 Acle District March Quarter 1946 ref 4b 38

Known child14 of Henry & Beatrice

Stanley G GuymerBorn Norwich District Q3 1913 ref 4b 236

A Stanley G Guymer marries Muriel I Musk registered Depwade District March Quarter 1937 ref 4b 497. Probable children14 Maureen A Downham District Q3 1939 4b 561 & Diana M Depwade District Q2 1941 4b 446

1881 census Henry Guymer (2 bn London) living with mother Susanah Ward & her husband Richard at Strumpshaw
1891 census Harry Guymer (12 bn London ag lab) living with mother Susannah & her family (shown as lodger) at Low Town, Strumpshaw
1901 census Harry Guymer (22 bn St Georges, Middlesex serv gardener dom) living at Rivendale House, Brundall, Norfolk with Gascoigne family
1911 census Harry Guymer (32 bn St Georges, London commercial travellor) living 26 Turners Rd, Norwich with wife Beatrice Mary (35 bn Lowestoft married 2 yrs, no children)


JOHN THOMAS GYMER Generation 4

John Thomas Gymer born 1892 the son of John & Hannah Maria (Waters). Registered Blofield District December Quarter ref 4b 195
From Army records John Thomas Gymer marries Annie Elizabeth Flack 11th June 1918 at The Gospel Hall, Chelmsford. Registered Chelmsford District June Quarter ref 4a 1096

Known children14 of John & Annie, both registered Chelmsford District

Violet J GymerBorn Q1 1920 ref 4a 1643
William F GymerBorn Q2 1927 ref 4a 1091

A Violet J Gymer marries ?? Burton registered Chelmsford District September Quarter 1940 ref 4a 2857
A William F Gymer marries Pamela D Skingley registered Chelmsford District March Quarter 1951 ref 4a 1159. Probable daughter14 Carol A Chelmsford District Q1 1955 4a 639

1901 census John Gymer (8 bn Strumpshaw) living at "Low Town", Strumpshaw with parents

From British Army Service Records 1914-1920 John Thomas Gymer (bn c1892) of Strumpshaw son of John employed by W Alexander of Strumpshaw as carpenter enlisted 14th June 1915 sapper 127931 Signal Company RE. Served in France & Italy. After marriage address 2 Whites Villa, Margaretting. Demob 7th May 1919


JAMES W R GUYMER Generation 5

James W R Guymer born c 1914 the son of George W & Gertrude Ellen (Plummer). Registered Blofield District Decmeber Quarter 1914 ref 4b 234
James W R Guymer marries Margaret A Taylor registered Romford District June Quarter 1941 ref 4a 1572

Known children of James & Margaret

Graham R GuymerBorn Ilford District Q2 1942 ref 4a 629
Diane M GymerBorn Stepney District Q1 1946 ref 1c 204

From UK Outgoing Passengers 1890-1960:- Margaret Ann Guymer (31 housewife), Graham Richard Guymer (9) & Diane Margaret Guymer (5) depart Liverpool 29th December 1951 bound for Mombassa, Kenya aboard P&O Line "Modasa". Of 34 Cecil Road, Chadwell Heath. Country of intended permanent residence Africa


STANLEY WILLIAM GUYMER Generation 5

Stanley William Guymer born 26th May 1922 the son of George W & Gertrude Ellen (Plummer). Registered Yarmouth District September Quarter 1922 ref 4b 2
Stanley W Guymer marries Winifred Bromfield registered Surrey NW District June Quarter 1952 ref 5g 1200
Stanley Guymer dies 26th September 2003

Probable children14 of Stanley & Winifred, both registered Surrey NW District

Chrisopher GuymerBorn Q2 1953 ref 5g 911
Susan K GymerBorn Q3 1955 ref 5g 830

From UK Navy Lists 1888-1970:-
1946 Stanley Wililliam Guymer Temp ASub-Lieut (E) RNVR (appointed 1st July 1946 on Robertson (combined operations landing craft)

From UK Outgoing Passengers 1890-1960:- Stanley Wlater Guymer (25 fitter) departs Southampton 12th November 1947 bound for Mombassa aboard NZ Shipping Co P&O "Empire Windrushi". Of 3 Canon Avenue, Chadwell Heath, Romford. Intended permanent residence Tanganyika
Stanley Guymer (30 plant inspector) & wife Winifred (31), both English, depart Southampton 14th June 1952 bound for Montreal aboard Greek Line "Columbia". Of 3 Canon Avenue, Chadwell Heath, Essex. Intended permanent residence Canada


Other Strumpshaw events

Will made of Simon Gymer, yeoman of Strumpshaw on 15th October 1807. Witnesses John Faulke, John Beazor & R Gimingham. Proved At Norwich Consistory Court 1st April 1809. Mentions wife Sarah & son Thomas. At Norwich Record Office MF459 No 32 page 71
Burial Strumpshaw 28th February 1809 Simon Gymer, a married man aged 65
Burial Strumpshaw 18th November 1821 Sarah Gymer aged 68 (PR 44)
From UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures, 1710-1811:- Master Simon Gymer of Runham, cordwainer. Payment date 1st June 1778. Apprentice Jos Littlewood

Burial 21st March 1840 Elizabeth Gymer inf (PR 176)
Burial 22nd January 1854 Mary Gymer inf (PR 284)

20th December 1860 Elizabeth Gymar & Thomas Coakley witnesses to marriage of Benjamin Howes & Rachel Brown (PR69)
27th April 1876 Elizabeth Gymar witnesses to marriage of John William Hylton & Sarah Elizabeth Lane (PR84)

1911 census Maud Guymer (24 bn Strumpshaw silk weaver single) boarding at 3a Row 120, King St, Gt Yarmouth with Clarke family & her probable daughter Violet (5 mths bn Gt Yarmouth {Yarmouth District Q4 1910 4b 6}). Daughter of Rachel at generation 3?


From nearby

BLOFIELD ST PETER

Burial 23rd February 1889 John Henry Guymer aged 10 wks (PR 683)

Sources:-
14:- FreeBMD

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