Bulmer, Essex

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St Andrew's Church, Bulmer

Bulmer is a village and civil parish in the Braintree district of Essex, England.[1] [2] According to the 2001 census it had a population of 568, increasing to 584 at the 2011 Census.[3] The village is about 4 miles south-west of Sudbury in Suffolk. The settlement of Bulmer Tye is located to the south of the village.

Bulmer Brick and Tile Works

Mr and Mrs Andrews, the subject of one of the most famous works of the painter Thomas Gainsborough, are buried in the churchyard whilst a memorial to them hangs within the church itself.

The village is home to Bulmer Brick and Tile Company.[4]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 155 Bury St Edmunds (Sudbury & Stowmarket) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319242117.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  4. ^ "The Bulmer Brick and Tile Company for the craft of traditional brick making, Suffolk". Historic England. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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Media related to Bulmer at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°01′44″N 0°41′12″E / 52.02889°N 0.68667°E / 52.02889; 0.68667