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BARRETT Benjamin Blacksmith 1824: Benjamin Barrett, born St George Bristol 1824. Died 1895. After his marriage in 1850 to Elizabeth KNAPP, Benjamin lived initially with his mother in law in Bath Rd. St.George, later moving to a house in the same road where he lived for the next 30 years until he was widowed. By 1881 he was living with his sons, Joseph 23 and George 12. Contact Niki by
BROOM Robert Blacksmith 1775: Robert Broom, blacksmith & victualler (The Ostrich). No: 86 Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
BROWN Francis Blacksmith 1775: Francis Brown, smith. No: 38 Marsh Street, Limekilns. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
CANUM George Blacksmith & Farrier 1775: George Canum, farrier & smith. No: 16 Rosemary Lane, Bristol. Listed in Blacksmiths of Bristol & Farriers Indexes. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
COOK James Blacksmith 1775: James Cook, blacksmith. No:11, Tower Lane, John Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
FOWLER George Blacksmith 1834: George Fowler, millwright, baptised July 1834 at St Lukeís, Brislington, Bristol, England. Sson of Henry & Ann Fowler. UK census 1851: George, 17, blacksmith, born Brislington, living with widowed mother Ann and her family in Crescent, Temple, Bristol. George married Caroline Huntley or Hurd (according to freebmd.org.uk, but I,† have not been able to establish which one) in Bristol in 1858. Census 1861: George head, 26, millwright and children living in Wookey Hole Road, St Cuthbert out Wells, Somerset. Census 1871: George, 37, millwright in paper mills, born Bristol, and five children, including son George*, 15, apprentice millwright, born Bristol, all living in Turk Street, Alton, Hants. Census 1881: George, 46, millwright and four children, Henry, Lydia, Alice and Sarah, living in Ropetackle, New Shoreham, Sussex. Census 1891: George, 56, millwright, born Bristol living with wife Caroline, born Temple, Bristol, and (grand)daughter, Mabel, at 11 Queen Street, Hitchin, Herts. Census 1901: George, 67, engineerís fitter, born Brislington and wife living at 19 Bedford Street, Hitchin. George Fowler, 71, died in late 1904 at Hitchin. George was my paternal grandmotherís grandfather. Contact Julie by
HAYMAN Charles Henry Blacksmith 1884: Charles Henry Hayman, blacksmith, farrier. Born 17th October 1884 in Bristol to Charles and Annie Hayman. He was the middle of 3 children but the eldest Son. In the 1901 census he is shown as a 17 year old Blacksmith and in 1910 joins the Royal Field Artillery (TA) .Remaining in the TA until 1914 he is shown as a Farrier and gains promotion to the rank of Sergeant before discharge on medical grounds. In the middle of his service he set sail for Montreal Canada but returned after only 4 months !In the 1911 census he is working as County Court Bailiff. It is not known when he ceased this work but was again working as a Farrier for Georges Brewery in Bristol in the 1950's. He died in Bristol in 1965. Contact Keith by.
HOPES Silas Blacksmith 1857: Silas Hopes, blacksmith. Born circa 1857 in Goucestershire. Died:1913. Silas & his father Silas Simon Hopes were both blacksmiths in the St George area of Bristol. 1871 Census records him aged 14yrs, living in Fire Engine Lane, St George and working as a "striker", presumably for his father. See entry for his father Silas Simon Hopes. Contact Val by
HOPES Silas Simon Blacksmith 1835: Silas Simon Hopes, blacksmith. Born circa1835 in Gloucestershire. Died:1908. The 1861 census shows they were living at 113 Chalks Lane, St. Georges, West Gloucestershire and lists Simon as 26yrs; wife Jane 23yrs. Children: Silas 4yrs, Charles, 2yrs, Lily 8months infant plus mother-in-Law Charlotte Smith, 43yrs,widow. 1871 Census records him living in Fire Engine Lane, St George. Silas Simon Hopes & his son Silas were both blacksmiths in the St George area of Bristol. Not sure of the exact addresses or whether they worked together or in separate premises. Contact Val by
JENLINS Abraham Blacksmith 1775: Abraham Jenkins, blacksmith. No:28, Wilder Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
JONES Giles Blacksmith 1775: Giles Jones, blacksmith. No75, West Street, , top of Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
JONES Jeremiah Blacksmith 1775: Jeremiah Jones, blacksmith. No: 86, Key, now Quay, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
JONES Jeremiah Blacksmith 1775: Jeremiah Jones, blacksmith. No: 7, Denmark Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
MILLER John Blacksmith 1775: John Miller, blacksmith. No: 7, Temple Back Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
MORGAN Thomas Blacksmith 1775: Thomas Morgan, blacksmith. No: 84 Temple Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
MORRIS John Blacksmith 1775: John Morris, blacksmith. No:70, West Street, , top of Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
MOUNTIER Abraham Blacksmith 1775: Abraham Mountier, blacksmith. No: 259, Bedminster, East Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
PALMER Thomas Blacksmith 1775: Thomas Palmer, blacksmith. No: 69, Thomas Street, Temple, Brsitol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
RICHARDS Thomas Blacksmith 1775: Thomas Richards, blacksmith. No: 15 Penn Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
SAWNEY Anthony Blacksmith 1775: Anthony Sawney, blacksmith. No:64, West Street, top of Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
SWEET Thomas Blacksmith 1823: Thomas Sweet was born about 1823. He was a minor when he married Mary Cox in 1843 (also a minor) the daughter of James Cox (cabinet maker). Contact Lindsay by
THOMAS Mary Blacksmith 1775: Mary Thomas, blacksmith. No:74, West Street, , top of Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
TOMBS Sarah Blacksmith 1775: Sarah Tombs, blacksmith, widow. No:42 Stokeís Croft, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
WARWICK Wm. Blacksmith 1775: Wm. Warwick, smith. No: 29 Marlborough Street, Limekilns. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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