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Name: George Bullen

Burial Number: 1081

Gender: Male

Occupation: Underwriter Insurance Broker

Born: 00/00/1834

Died: 19/05/1922

Buried: 23/05/1922

Story

George Bullen was born in Islington in 1834, he was the son of George Bullen, 28yrs, Sheep Salesman, and Arabella, 23yrs, nee Brett. George had an older brother, Francis, b.1829. At 17yrs years of age, George was a clerk in a ship insurance business and within ten years he was an underwriter and insurance broker, a career he pursued for the next fifty years, becoming extremely wealthy.

On 9th March 1861, aged 27yrs, George married Mary Moncaster Mitcheson, 19yrs, at St. Anne, Limehouse, and over the following fifteen years they had 8 children.

George had retired by 1911 and at some point, afterwards, he and Mary moved to Worthing, Sussex, where they lived at Escot, St. Michael’s Road. George died on 19th May 1922, aged 88yrs, probate was granted to The Royal Exchange Insurance, effects £97,289 19s 4d. Value 2021 – £5.7m.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 11 Plot: 28

Exact Location (what3words): fire.riots.focal

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

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Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of George Bullen who passed away May 19th 1922 "Into Thy hands I commit my spirit" Also Mary Moncaster Bullen his wife passed to a fuller life Oct 25th 1934 "Until he come"

Further Information

Birth

Name: George Bullen

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1834

Town: Islington

County: London

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 09/03/1861

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Moncaster

Spouse Last Name: Mitcheson

Town of Marriage: Limehouse

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/05/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Escot

Address line 3: St. Michael's Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £97289 19 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £5700000

Census Information

1841

Living at Upper Park Street, Finsbury, Middlesex. George Bullen, 35yrs, Sheep Salesman, wife, Arabella, 30yrs, son, George, 7yrs.

1851

Living at Park Place East, Islington, London. George Bullen, 45yrs, Sheep Salesman, wife, Arabella, 43yrs, son, George, 17yrs, Clerk at Ship Insurer.

1861

Living at 17, St. Ann’s Villas, Kensington, London. George Bullen, 27yrs, Underwriter, wife, Mary Moncaster, 19yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.

1871

Living at 17, St. Ann’s Villas, Kensington, London. George Bullen, 37yrs, Insurance Broker, Mary, 29yrs, Francis, 9yrs, Herbert, 7yrs, Laura, 5yrs, Eleanor, 2yrs, Edith, 10months, plus 3 domestic servants.

1881

Living at 14, Royal Crescent, Kensington, London. George Bullen, 44yrs, Underwriter, wife, Mary M. 39yrs, Herbert L. 17yrs, Commercial Clerk, Laura, 15yrs, Eleanor, 12yrs, Edith, 10yrs, Cecil, 6yrs, Mabel, 4yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.

1891

Living at 2, Holland Park Gardens, Kensington, London. George Bullen, 57yrs, Underwriter-Insurance, wife, Mary M. 47yrs, Herbert L. 27yrs, Underwriter, Laura, 25yrs, Eleanor, 22yrs, Edith, 20yrs, Cecil, 16yrs, Mabel, 14yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.

1901

Living at 32, Christchurch Avenue, Willesden, Middlesex. George Bullen, 67yrs, Underwriter, wife, wife, Mary, 59yrs, Cecil C. 26yrs, Insurance Clerk to Father, 3 daughters, Laura, 35yrs, Eleanor, 32yrs, Edith, 30yrs, plus 3 domestic servants and a sick nurse.

1911

Living at 32, Christchurch Avenue, Willesden, Middlesex. George Bullen, 77yrs, retired Underwriter, wife, Mary M. 69yrs, daughters, Laura Mary, 45yrs, Eleanor Louise, 42yrs, Edith Rosa, 40yrs, Mabel Millicent, 34yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.

1921

Living at 34, St. Michael’s Road, Worthing, Sussex.

George Bullen
Head
Male 1834 87 Insurance Broker & Underwriter Retired
Mary M Bullen
Wife
Female 1842 79 Home Duties
Edith R Bullen
Visitor
Female 1870 51 Home Duties
Laura M Bullen
Daughter
Female 1865 55 Home Duties
Eleanor L Bullen
Daughter
Female 1868 52 Home Duties

Miscellaneous Information

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