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Benjamin John Bull (1819)

Benjamin John Bull
Born in Stepneymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 27 Mar 1837 in St.Leonards, Shoreditch, Middlesex, Englandmap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Benjamin John son of John and Mary Bull was born in 1819 and christened at St Dunstans and all Saints Stepney on 13 October 1819. [1]

He married Sophia Wischhusen at St. Leeonard;s, Shoreditch on 27 March 1837 [2]

In the England Census 1851, Middlesex, St Botolph Aldgate, St Botolph, 1e, Benjamin John Bull is listed as the Head of the household situated at 27 Somerset Street, Sophia as his wife (both listed as age 30), Benjamin, son aged 9, scholar and Elizabeth M. daughter age 4 scholar. Benjamin John Bull is listed as a City Policeman, and his children are Scholars. [3]

In the 1861 England and Wales Census Benjamin Bull is still listed as a City Policeman. [4]

In 1862 Benjamin John Bull died at Hackney, London. [5]


  1. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p93/dun/009
  2. England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  3. 1851 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.: HO107; Piece: 1524; Folio: 170; Page: 83; GSU roll: 87858
  4. Head, aged 40, lived at 1 Clements Place, occupation, City Police, Born, Middlesex, Mile end, Sophia Bull - Wife, listed as Married aged 44, nil occupation, Born Middlesex, Mile End, Benjamin Bull, son, aged 20, Occupation, Letter Carrier, Single, Born Haggerstown, Middlesex, and Elizabeth Bull, daughter, aged 19, Occupation Box Maker, Born Middlesex, Hackney. Census Civil Parish St Botolph without Bishopsgate, County Middlesex, Country England, Registration district, East London, household schedule number 71, Piece 212, Folio 6, Page number 12
  5. Gro civil death index, Benjamin John Bull, registration quarter April-May-Jun, 1862, Hackney, London, Vol 1B, Pg 220 accessed on 06 May 2020 by Vicki Heneker

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I am attempting to do work on this profile, making a few changes and trying to work out one of the profiles being Charles Bull who is listed as a son, however I can't find a connection to him and supposed mother Sophia Wischhusen without making further investigation.
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