Definitions for "Bulmer"
Bulmer is the name of transitional serif typeface originally designed by William Martin (1757–1830) c. 1790 for the Shakespeare Press. The types were used for printing the Boydell Shakespeare folio edition. A contemporary digital revival shown at right, supervised by Robin Nicholas at Monotype Imaging is based on a 1928 revival by Morris Fuller Benton of the American Type Founders.
Keywords:  yorkshire, norman, noble, bull, mere
The Bulmer family were a noble family of Norman England, resident in Yorkshire. The family take their name from Bulmer, North Yorkshire. The name Bulmer comes from "bull mere", a lake frequented by a bull.
Bulmer was a Victorian historian, surveyor, cartographer and compiler of directories.