George Pimm was born 1846 in Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to George Hyatt (c1820-1874) and Eliza Pimm (1824-1857) and died 1914 in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Penfold (1850-1922) 28 November 1869 in Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.


Offspring of George Pimm and Elizabeth Penfold (1850-1922)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Penfold (1868-)
William Thomas Pimm (1870-)
George Edward Pimm (1872-1954) 1872 Staines-upon-Thames, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 1954 Surrey, England, United Kingdom Ellen Elizabeth Daburn (1866-1950)

Betsey Pimm (1872-)
Benjamin Edward Pimm (1874-1875)
James Pimm (1877-)
Edward Pimm (1879-1910)
Henry Pimm (1882-)
Frederick Pimm (1884-1956)
Charlotte Pimm (1887-1966) 21 July 1887 Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 8 February 1966 Weybridge, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Fred Williams (1883-1966)

Celia Eliza Pimm (1891-1956) 1891 Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 1956 Surrey, England, United Kingdom Joseph Grace Patrick Massey (1887-1944)

The 1911 census shows the couple had been married for 44 years [sic] and had 11 children, 7 alive and 4 who had passed away. I'm still trying to work out who the 4 were but I suspect Edward, Benjamin, Betsey and William.


Early Life

George began his life as George Hyatt christened on 3 January 1847 in Sunbury-on-Thames. His parents were George, an agricultural labourer and his wife Eliza. His mother died when he was 10 in 1857 and the following year his father got remarried to an Irish lady named Catherine Donovan. In 1861 George can be found working as a rope maker living with his sister Charlotte and their aunt and uncle, William and Charlotte Kirk.

Marriage and Children

In 1869 in Sunbury, Middlesex, George married Elizabeth Penfold. His surname was spelled as Pym. The family were poor and moved from Middlesex to Surrey. George worked as a labourer most of his life. Elizabeth and George had the following children:

  • William Thomas Pimm (born 1870 in Sunbury, Middlesex)
  • George Edward Pimm (born 1872 in Sunbury, Middlesex)
  • James Pimm (born circa 1876 in Sunbury, Middlesex)
  • Edward Pimm (born 1879 in Sunbury, Middlesex)
  • Henry Pimm (born 1882 in Sunbury, Middlesex)

1911 census

3 Aberts Terrace, W Sunbury Lane, Walton-on-Thames (5 rooms)

Georg Pimm, Head, 66, married (44 years, 11 children born alive - 7 living, 4 deceased), night watchman (sewerage works, worker), born Halliford Sunbury

Betsy Pimm, Wife, 64, married, born Shropshire

Frederick Pimm, son, 26, single, general labourer, born Halliford Sunbury

Celia Eliza Pimm, daughter, 20, single, laundress, born Walton-on-Thames

Susan Penfold, niece, 15, single, none, born Teddington

Maryann Tidy, boarder, 64, widow, charwoman, born Warwickshire

Namesakes of George Pimm (1846-1914)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
George Pimm (1846-1914)Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, England, United KingdomWalton-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United KingdomGeorge Hyatt (c1820-1874)Eliza Pimm (1824-1857)Elizabeth Penfold (1850-1922)
George Edward Pimm (1872-1954)Staines-upon-Thames, Middlesex, England, United KingdomSurrey, England, United KingdomGeorge Pimm (1846-1914)Elizabeth Penfold (1850-1922)Ellen Elizabeth Daburn (1866-1950)
George Francis Pimm (1897-1965)Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, United KingdomSurrey, England, United KingdomGeorge Edward Pimm (1872-1954)Ellen Elizabeth Daburn (1866-1950)Wilhelmina C Phillips

Footnotes (including sources)

† Baptism
₪ Wedding
¶ Death
  • It is possible that he died in late December 1913.