North Suffolk Guymers
THE NORTH SUFFOLK GYMERS

THOMAS GYMER Generation 1

Thomas Gymer born c1772
Thomas Gymar (of Southwold) marries Sarah Rivett (born c1782) 18th July 1809 Frostenden All Saints
Thomas Gymer (of Redisham) is buried at Redisham 21st June 1857 aged 85. Registered Wangford District June Quarter ref 4a 4-
Sarah Gymer (of Redisham) is buried at Redisham 16th March 1869 aged 87. Registered Wangford District March Quarter ref 4a 495, aged 87

Children of Thomas & Sarah, all events Redisham

Thomas GymerBapt 7th July 1814 (more below) father blacksmith
Sarah GymerBapt 25th November 1816, father blacksmith
Maria GymerBapt 25th May 1817. Died 19th September 1850 (of Stoven). Buried aged 32 24th September 1850 {Maria Guymer registered Blything District Q3 1850 13 318}

1841 census Thomas Gymer (65 blacksmith) living Redisham with wife Sarah (56) & children Thomas (25 blacksmith) & Maria (20). All born Suffolk
1861 census Sarah Gymer (79 bn Eye blacksmith's wid on parish relief) shown as lodging with son Thomas at Redisham

1844 & 1855 White's Suffolk Directory:- Thomas Gymer blacksmith of Redisham
1846 Nine Counties Post Office Directory:- Thomas Gymer blacksmith of Great & Little Redisham

A Thomas Guymer is witness to a marriage at Redisham on 28th February 1840 between Robert Brighton & Louisa Gaunt

Marriage 6th July 1841 at Gunton St Peter, Lowestoft of Charlotte Gymer (servant daughter of Thomas, blacksmith) & John Scrutton. Witnesses John Bass & Susan Knights. Registered Mutford District September Quarter ref 13 653
1841 census Charlotte Gymer (25 born in county serv) resident at Gunton Hall, Gunton, Suffolk
1851 census a Charlotte Scrutton (38 bn Aldeby, Norfolk) living at Mason's Building, Great Yarmouth with husband John (31 bn Beccles, Suffolk cabman) & children Thomas (6 bn Lowestoft) & William (1 bn Yarmouth)
It is though Charlotte dies between 1851 & 1861 (probably Blything District Q2 1856 4a 440) as in 1861 a John Scrutton (40 bn Beccles foreman livery yard) is living at 12 Pembroke Street, Cambridge with wife Susan (39 bn Holkham) & son Thos John (16 bn Lowestoft grocer)

From the will of George Durrant Howes probated 1st January 1851 £100 payable per annum, paybable quarterly to Maria Gymer, daughter of Thomas blacksmith of Redisham, during her life time. Further benificiary her daughter Catherine Gymer (born c1845) otherwise known as Howes {Catherine Howes marries 1st Baronet of Bungay Sir Frank Crisp registered Wangford District Q3 1867 ref 4a 1065}

1851 census Catherine G Howes (4 bn Redisham) living Great Redisham shown as "relation" to Edward Durrant (33 bn St Peters, Suffolk farmer of 121 acres) & his wife Lucy (30 bn St Margarets, Suffolk). Also resident 4 servants
1861 cenus Catherine Howes (14 bn Redisham pupil) boarding Priory House School, Church Lane, St Stephens, Norwich
1871 census Catherine Crisp (24 bn Great Redisham) living 134 Adelaide Rd, Hampstead, Middlesex with husband Frank (bn Blackfriars Rd, Surrey) & daughter Catherine (7 bn Hampstead)
1881 census Catherine Crisp (34 bn Redisham ) living Lansdown Rd, Holland Park, Middlesex with husband Frank (37 bn Surrey solicitor) & children Catherine (12 scholar), Bernard (6 scholar), Eleanor H (4 scholar) & Charles O (3). All children born London. Also resident a visitor & 5 servants
1891 census Catherine Crips (45 bn Gt Redisham married) living Friarsfield, Henley, Oxfordshire with children Frank Morris (19 bn Hampstead solicitor's clerk), Bernard Woodward (16 bn Hampstead), Eleanor Howes (14 bn Kensington scholar) & Charles Oak (12 bn Kensington scholar). Also resident 4 servants
1901 census Catherine Crisp (54 bn Redisham) living 9 Landsdowne Rd, Holland Park with husband Frank (57 bn Kensington solicitor) & children Frank M (29 bn Hampstead no occ), John (27 bn Hampstead solicitor's clerk law), Eleanor (24 bn Kensington) & Charles (22 bn Kensington solicitor's clerk law). Also resident 2 visitors & 5 servants
1911 census Catherine Crisp (64 bn Gt Redisham married 43 years 6 of 6 children born alive still living) living Friar Park, Henley, Oxfordshire with husband Frank (64 bn Blackfriars Rd, Surry solicitor) & children Frank Morris (39 bn Hampstead no occ) & Charles Oak (33 bn Notting Hill solicitor). Also resident 9 servants

Catherine H Crisp dies 2nd January 1931 Kensington. Registered aged 84 Kensington District Q1 ref 1a 252

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THOMAS GYMER Generation2

Thomas Gymer baptised Redisham 7th July 1814 the son of Thomas (blacksmith) & Sarah
From FreeReg Thomas Gymer marries Louisa Robinson 16th October 1871 at Geldeston St Michael (PR 86). Thomas (48 blacksmith of Worlingham, Suffolk) the son of Thomas (blacksmith) & Louisa (33 school mistress of Geldeston). Witnesses Henry & Martha Robinson
From FreeBMD death of a Thomas Gymer aged 63 registered Wangford District June Quarter 1877 ref 4a 502 {10 years too young. Mis-transcription?}

1841 census Thomas Guymer (25 bn Suffolk blacksmith) living with parents at Redisham
1861 census Thomas Gymer (46 bn Redisham blacksmith) living Redisham St with wife Mary Ann (34 bn Westhall) & mother Sarah (79 bn Eye)
1871 census Thomas Gymer (56 bn Redisham blacksmith unm) living at High Road, Worlingham, Suffolk with Elizabeth Hiperson (68 bn Laxfield housekeeper) & lodger Charles ???? (22 bn St Margarets wheelwright)

General Quarter Sessions Beccles 16th October 1854 "no prosecution" Thomas Gymer, larceny
From The Ipswich Journal 7th April 1860 Thomas Gymer of Westhall, blacksmith, charged with neglecting to maintain his mother. He pleaded inability to pay but admitted he earned 2/6 per day. Ordered to pay arrears of 12/- & costs of 13/6 in a fortnight


From Wrentham

Baptism 28th July 1771 at Wrentham Independant Congregational Jeronomy Gymer, son of Benj & Eliz
Baptism 2nd March 1780 at Wrentham Independant Congregational Benjamin Gimar, son of Benjamin & Elizabeth

Marriage 7th October 1897 at Wrentham St Nicholas (PR 17) of Elizabeth Goymer Nunn (20 of Wrentham) daughter of William (blacksmith) & Benjamin Grey (24 police constable of Lowestoft) son of Charles (market gardener). Witnesses Annie Grey & James Bunn

East Suffolk Poll Book 1843, Benjamin Gymer of Lowestoft, copyholder


From Carlton Colville

1861 census Elizabeth Gaymer (79 bn Mutford housekeeper wid) living in Cartlon Colville with brother-in-law William Parson (77 bn Oulton ag lab wid). In 1851 census William Parsons (67 bn Oulton ag lab) living Carlton Colville with wife Mary Ann (63 bn Barnby)

Burial 11 Feb 1862 of Elizabeth Gymer aged 81 at Carlton Colville, St Peter


From Somerleyton

Marriage 14th January 1861 of Sarah Gymer (21), daughter of Samuel (lab) & John Youngs (25 lab son of Robert, tailor). Registered Mutford District March Quarter 1861 ref 4a 925

For more see The Stibbard Guymers, Norfolk


From Barsham

Burial 13th November 1874 of Louisa Gymer (37) of All Hallows Country Hospital, Ditchingham. Late of Barsham


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