Surname Profile: Boulter

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Surname Profiles

“BOULTER. One who sifts meal— an occupation formerly distinct from that of the miller. See Richardson and Halliwell.”  BritishSurnames.co.uk   Boulter should, theoretically, prove to be one of the easiest names to research in my family tree.  It’s incidence is approximately 50 in 1,000,000 today… In 1881 it’s incidence was 32 in Wales.  However, the …