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Bulmer, Edward Frederick, 1865 - 1941 (cider maker)


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Edward Frederick Bulmer was the son of the Rev. C.H. Bulmer of Credenhill Rectory, Hereford, and was admitted to King's College, Cambridge as an Exhibitioner from Shrewsbury School on 3 October 1885. He read Classics, and was awarded a B.A. in 1889 and M.A. in 1897. During his studies, he was a member of the Cambridge University Athletic Team, and won a Blue for the Mile race.

With his brother Percy he founded the cider manufacturing firm of H.P. Bulmer and Co., later taking the role of Governing Director. He was Mayor of Hereford in 1908 and 1926, and a Justice of the Peace for Herefordshire and Hereford City. He was a philanthropist and worked particularly in the fields of housing and education.

Admin / Family structure

E.F. Bulmer married Sophie Rittner in 1899.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


22 letters from Edward Frederick Bulmer to Oscar Browning, 1886 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0272/OB/1/276/C
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the files contain five or more letters. Some files include letters from more than one member of a family, and the larger correspondences occupy two or more files.

Dates: 1886 - 1910

Bulmer: The Papers of Edward Frederick Bulmer and the Bulmer Family

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EFB
Scope and Contents The collection documents social aspects of the Bulmer family, rather than its business enterprise, and relates principally to Edward Frederick Bulmer and his wife Sophie Friederike Bulmer. The papers include correspondence between members of the Bulmer family and letters received by them, a range of personal papers, photographs, texts of speeches made by E.F. Bulmer and others, and printed material. Many of the biographical and genealogical sources were compiled by Robert Harold Bulmer,...
Dates: 1838 - 2006

Correspondence from Edward Frederick ('Fred') Bulmer to the Wedds, 1889-07-11 - 1939-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NW/2/9
Scope and Contents This sub-series comprises: 300 autograph letters, signed; 26 typed letters, signed; 26 autograph postcards, signed; 1 typed letter; 6 carbon typed letters and 1 telegram to Nathaniel Wedd. 11 July 1889 - 5 June 1939.5 autograph letters, signed, to Rachel Wedd. 17 July 1908 - 15 Apr. 1920.Letters to Rachel Wedd are listed among letters to Nathaniel Wedd, as they were found. Some letters from other correspondents to Nathaniel Wedd, which had been placed in this chronological...
Dates: 1889-07-11 - 1939-06-05

Letter from Wedd to MRJ; letter from Edward Frederick Bulmer to MRJ; letter from Rachel Wedd to Bulmer, 1910-06-19 - 1910-06-25

Reference Code: GBR/0272/MRJ/D/Wedd
Scope and Contents

One autograph letter signed 19 June 1909 from Wedd to MRJ condoling him on the death of Herbert James, MRJ's father. One autograph letter signed 25 June 1910 from Edward Frederick Bulmer (K.C. 1885) to MRJ, covering one autograph letter signed from Rahcel Wedd to Bulmer, n.d. but possibly 24 June 1910, giving news of Wedd's health.

Dates: 1910-06-19 - 1910-06-25

Papers relating to the removal of JEN's College lectureship in Classics, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JEN/6
Scope and Contents The file comprises:-- 3 autograph letters signed from Augustus Austen Leigh to JEN, 23 May - 9 June 1891, and a draft autograph letter signed from JEN to Austen Leigh, 23 May 1891;- 1 autograph letter signed from Richard Barnard to JEN, 3 June 1891;- 2 autograph letters signed from E. F. Bulmer to JEN, both 1 June 1891;- 1 autograph letter signed from J. M. Furness to JEN, 6 June 1891;- 1 autograph letter signed from C. R. Haines to JEN, 7 June 1891;- 2 autograph...
Dates: 1891

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