'Plummer01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Plumer of Blakesware, Plomer of London, Plummer of Mount Plummer, Plomer of Radwell

(1) We spell the name of the page with 2 Ms rather than 1 because, although "Plumer" appears to be not uncommon in North America, "Plummer" is much more common in the UK and Ireland and we suspect that many of the families which have one of these versions have a common root. We believe that the name mostly derived from 'plombier', which means lead worker (which produced the modern trade name of plumber), but that in some cases it could have come from 'plumier', which means feather worker.
(2) We have no reason to believe that the 3 families shown in this page were at all closely connected to each other. They share the page for our convenience.
Richard Plummer of Bodwyn, Wiltshire
1. Richard Plummer of Cork, later of Donoman in co. Limerick
  m. Sarah Burgess (d 1715)
A. Daniel Plummer of Castle Quin, co. Limerick (d before 17.01.1729)
  m. Mary Williams (dau of Charles Williams of Mundilly)
  i. Richard Plummer of Mount Plummer, co. Limerick (3rd son)
  m. Ellen Brudenell (dau of Francis Brudenell of Ballinguille by Catherine Ryves)
  a. Brudenell or Thomas Plummer of Mount Plummer, Sheriff (a 1808)
  m. Elizabeth (probably not Frances) FitzGerald (dau of Thomas FitzGerald of Glin by Mary, dau of John Bateman of Oak Park)
  (1) Richard Plummer (rector of Killury) had issue
  m. Alice Lloyd (dau of Thomas Lloyd by Elizabeth, dau of Thomas FitzGerald of Glin, cousin)
  (2) Brudenell Plummer (d 1869) had issue
  m. Martha Thomas (dau of Rev. Edwin Thomas of Ballynacourty by Jane Reeves)
  (3) Thomas FitzGerald Plummer (rector of Mahoonagh) had issue
  m. Diana Thomas (dau of Rev. Edwin Thomas)
  (4)+ other issue (dsp) - Charles Williams, Edward
  b. Mary Plummer
  m. (1781) Edward Deane-Freman of Castle Cor
  c. Elizabeth Plummer
  m. Rev. Rowland Davies
  ii.+ other issue (dsp) - Charles Williams, Thomas
  B. Rebecca Plummer
  m. Temple Briscoe
  C. Sarah Plummer
  m. M. Corbett



William or Walter Plomer of London (d 15.03.1607) named William by BEB1841 but Walter by Visitation
m. Elizabeth de la Cree (dau of Robert de la Cree of London)
1. John Plomer of London (d 1608)
  m. Audrey Page (dau of John Page of Harrow, m2. Sir Robert Bennett of (New) Windsor)
A. John Plomer of New Windsor, Berkshire (b c1610, a 1665)
  m. Anne Gerrard (dau of Philip Gerrard or Garrard of Gray's Inn)
  i. John Plomer or Plumer of Blakesware, Hertfordshire, Sheriff (b 1655-6, d 1719)
  m. (1678) Mary Hale (dau of William Hale of King's Walden)
  a. William Plumer of Blakesware (d 1767, MP, 2nd son)
  m. (1731) Elizabeth Byde (dau of Thomas Byde of Ware Park)
  (1) William Plumer of Gilston Park (dsp 1822, MP)
  m1. (12.07.1760) Frances Dorothy Cary (d 1761, dau of Lucius Charles Cary, Viscount Falkland)
  m2. (1791) Jane Hamilton (dau of Hon. Rev. George Hamilton, cousin, m2. Richard John Lewin, m3. Robert Ward)
  William left Gilston Park to his wife Jane. Her 3rd husband Robert assumed the name Plumer-Ward.
  b. Anne Plumer (bpt 03.07.1690, d 10.08.1776)
  m. (1711) James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn
  c.+ other issue - Walter (d 1746, MP), Richard (d 1750, MP)
  ii.+ other issue - Anne, Elizabeth, Ellen, Penelope
  B. Elizabeth Plomer
  m. Walter Vaughan of Mockas or Moccas
2. Edmund Plomer of London (d 14.08.1624)
  m. Susan Slyford (dau of Richard Slyford of London)
3. Thomas Plomer (d 1639)
  m. Mary Elwais (dau of Geoffrey Elwais (Elwes), alderman of London)
  A. Sir Walter Plomer of the Inner Temple, Bart (b 1619-20, d unm 26.04.1697)



William Plomer of Radwell, Hertfordshire
m. Catherine Moore of Hampshire
1. Sir William Plomer of Radwell and/or Hill, Sheriff of Bedfordshire
  m1. Mary Godfrey (dau of William Godfrey of Thurnock by Josian, dau of John Darnell of Manningtree by Anne, dau of John Dockwra of Putteridge by Anne, dau of Thomas St. George)
  A. William Plomer of Radwell
  m. Anne Stamp (dau/coheir of John Stamp (Stumpe) of Malmesbury by Anne (widow of ?? Crane of Suffolk), dau/heir of ?? Goodwin of Devon)
  i.+ issue - William, Thomas, John, Elizabeth, Catherine, Anne, Mary, Frances
  B. Mary Plomer
  m. Christopher Ridley
  C. Jane Plomer probably the Jane (bur 29.05.1643) who married ...
  m. (28.04.1629) Sir William Bury of Ernwood & Grantham
  D.+ other issue - Thomas, John of Gray's Inn, Edward, George, Katherine, Ann
  m2. Margaret Warren (dau of Robert Warren of Elstree, widow of Richard Balthrop of London)
  K.+ other issue - Rose, Elizabeth (or Ellen), Margaret (or Mary)
2. Anne Plomer
  m. George Cockayne of Cockayne Hatley
3. Catherine Plomer
  m. Robert Audley of Gransden (a 1613)
4.+ other issue - Thomas, Edward

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLGI1912 (Plummer of Mount Plummer)
(2) For middle section : BEB1841 (Plomer of the Inner Temple) with some support from Visitation (Berkshire, 1665-6, Plomer of New Windsor)
(3) For lower section : Visitation (Hertfordshire, 1634, Plomer of Radwell (also in Appendix II)), Visitation (Bedfordshire, 1634 (in Appendix), Plomer of Hill in Warden)
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