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Chief Accountant - New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Company

BIO- Pen Pictures

ROBERT R. BULMORE, chief accountant of the Quicksilver Mining Company, New Almaden, is a native of London, Middlesex, England, born July 22, 1840, his parents being Robert and Ann (Bennett) Bulmore. When he was a child he accompanied his parent ot India, and there his father was one of those who constructed the first Indian telegraph system, and he laid the first line to Calcutta. Returning to England, the subject of this sketch was educated at Wimbly House Academy, Fulham. After completing his literary and technical education, he went to an assayer to Her Majesty's mints in India. He served as an officer throughout the Indian mutiny, and he was connected with the East India Company until 1862, when he was sent by the Commercial bank of India in its service to China, and subsequently transferred to the California branch of this bank in 1866, as accountant. After the failure of the bank he was engaged in the North Point bonded warehouse, which was destroyed by fire. In 1878 he came to New Almaden, where he holds the position of chief accountant and foreman of the yard. He is a member of the A. O. U. W., the Chosen Friends the Masonic fraternity, and the order of Foresters.

SOURCE:  Pen Pictures From The Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated. - Edited by H.S.
Foote.- Chicago:  The Lewis Publishing Company, 1888.- Page 335 transcribed by Carolyn Feroben

Transcribers Notes-----
Could this "unkown" Robert Bulmore buried at the Hacienda Cemetery, New Almaden be the above, Robert Bulmore?

See ECV Historical Marker- tribute to Robert Bulmore and son Lawrence-

an "unkown" Florence Bulmore is buried at the Hacienda Cemetery, in New Almaden :


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