Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Category: 1 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is in its early stages.
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Contact: Miss Susan Schibli
Worldwide occurrences of BULLETT surname will be researched, though at present I mostly have England and Wales data entries.
BULLET, BULLETOUT (though this is covered under the BULTITUDE study).
Maybe BULLED, maybe BULLETTI though these last two may have different provenance/origin.
Originally so far BULLETT are mostly in Suffolk area, near Bury St Edmunds from the early 1600's into the 1800-1850's.
There is a migration towards Northampton early 1800 (Robert Bullett 1806-1869) and others towards London later.
There are migration to Australia and the USA/Canada.
The family lore says we came from France. This is so far not validated.
The name meaning says the BULLETT surname comes from looking like a round bullett.
Robert Bullett and Catherine had several children some in Finningham, Suffolk, England and Tostock, Suffolk, England in the mid 1600's.
John Bullett of Tostock married Ann Hill in 1666 and had issues and remarried Susan Clerk in 1695 and had issues in Tostock, Suffolk, England.
John Bullett (1744-1827) moved from Tostock to Hessett, Suffolk, England and married Frances Wilkin.
Richard Bullett (1798-1864) who married Sophia Mully was in Rougham, Suffolk, England.
Robert Bullett (1806-1869) moved from Rougham to Weedon Beck, Northamptonshire, England and Whilton, Northamptonshire, England and married there.
His grandson is Gerald William Bullett (1893-1958) the author and novellist.
In the 1851 England and Wales Census there are 113 entries (according to Ancestry).
In the 1881 England and Wales Census there are 173 entries (according to Ancestry).
In the 2000 USA Census the surname BULLETT is ranked 52608 and there are 370 entries.
In 2002 in the UK there were 302 occurences of BULLETT and the surname is ranked 16292 (according to Taliesin).
Website : Bullett Genealogy (under construction Dec 2018)
Facebook group : The Bullett surname research page
Ancestry: Bullett Schibli England Golightly May 2014 tree is my main public tree
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