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ALDRIDGE Charles Blacksmith 1833: Charles Aldridge blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1833 in Moulton, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Charles as 18yrs, living in Terrington St Clement Cambridgeshire at the home of master blacksmith Robert & Sarah Wharfe. Listed in Blacksmiths Of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
ATTLESEY John Blacksmith 1812: John Attlesey, blacksmith. Born about 1812 in Soham, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 39yrs, living in Westgate Street, Downham, Norfolk with wife Rebecca 44yrs (born Ely, Cambridgeshire). Children: William 14yrs (blacksmith), Eleanor 11yrs, John 8yrs, Grace 6yrs, Catherine 4yrs, Hammond 2yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths Cambridge and Norfolk.
ATTLESEY William Blacksmith 1837: William Attlesey, blacksmith. Born about 1837 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 14yrs, living at Westgate Street, Downham, Norfolk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for his parents John 39yrs & Rebecca 44yrs plus siblings. Listed in Blacksmiths Cambridge and Norfolk.
BRADLEY Joel Blacksmith 1818: Joel Bradley, blacksmith. Born about 1818 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joel as 33yrs, living in Marsh,Wisbech with wife Maria 33yrs (born Leverington, Cambridgeshire).
CAMPION Charles 1800: Charles Campion, blacksmith. Born about 1800-1801, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Charles as 40yrs, living in Wind Mill Street Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire with wife Mary 45yrs (born Cambridgeshire). Children: Jemima Laxton 19yrs; Charles Christmas Campion 18yrs (blacksmith); Louisa Campion 17yrs; George Campion 10yrs. Various members of the Laxton family also listed. (See Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire for family members). Contact Maxine by.
COLE John Blacksmith 1835: John Cole, blacksmith. Born about 1835 in Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. Married Ellen Brand in Ely June qtr 1855. He had blacksmith premises in Ely and died post 1891C. There is a connection with Charles Joselyn who was licensee of the Peacock Inn in Ely. Contact Joan by
DEARDS John Blacksmith 1827: John Deards, blacksmith. Born about 1827 in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 24yrs, unmarried, lodging in Clenchwarton, Cambridgeshire, England. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
FARRANT John Blacksmith 1799: John Farrant was born in 1799 in Ely. He is shown as a blacksmith in Littleport Cambridgeshire on the 1841 to 1871 census. In 1881 he is in Rotherhithe Surrey, also listed as a blacksmith. John is my Great Great Grandfather. Contact Dorothy by.
FULLER Robert Blacksmith 1804: Robert Fuller, blacksmith. Born about 1804 in Little Grendon, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 47yrs, living in Holkham Lane, Norwich, Norfolk with wife Ann 44yrs (born Little Snoring, Norfolk). Lodger: Samuel Beeton 34yrs (blacksmith). Robert is listed in Blacksmith of Cambridge and Norfolk).
GOOD William Blacksmith 1819: William Good, blacksmith. Born about 1819 in Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists as 32yrs and his wife Mary 33yrs (born Hilgay, Norfolk), visiting blacksmith Robert & Catherine Riches & family in Extons Road, Kings Lynn, Norfolk . Robert Riches is apprentice to master blacksmith William Parnell . William Good is listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridge and Norfolk.
HARBOUR Thomas Blacksmith 1830: Thomas Harbour, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1830 in Tidd St Giles, Lincolnshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 20yrs, apprenticed to master blacksmith Joseph Rillett (b0rn 1814) and his family in West Walton, Cambridgeshire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.
MASON Frederick Blacksmith 1884: Frederick Mason, general blacksmith and shoeing smith. Born on 30th March 1884 to William and Kezia Mason in the village of Cherry Hinton in the Cambridge 1901 Census he was listed as a Blacksmith's labourer. Frederick married Elizabeth Turner in 1908 and in the 1911 Census he was listed as living in 153 Stanley Road Cambridge and he was a Shoeing and general Blacksmith. He is my paternal grandfather. Contact Denise by
PEGG Henry Blacksmith 1817: Henry Pegg, blacksmith. Born about 1817 in March, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 34yrs, Nordelph Wisbech Road, Downham, Norfolk. Employed by master blacksmith Thomas Newton. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
POOLEY / POOLIE Williw Blacksmith 1812: Willie Poolie, blacksmith. Born about 1812,Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire,England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 39yrs, working for and lodging with master blacksmith Charles Walker and his family; at Cossington Village, Leicestershire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Leicester.
RANSOM John Equal Blacksmith 1823: John Equal Ransom, blacksmith. Born 1823 and died 1901 in Cambridgeshire, England. John was my great-great grandfather . Seen on the 1851-91 UK census as blacksmith or shoeing smith. Married Emma Carsbolt in1845. Contact Glenys by .
RILLETT (RYLATT) Joseph Blacksmith 1814: Joseph Rillett (Rylatt), blacksmith master, employs 1 man. Born about 1814 in Leake, Lincolnshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 37yrs, living in West Walton, Cambridgeshire with wife Mary 30yrs (born Walsoken, Norfolk). And son Henry 3yrs. Apprentice blacksmith, Thomas Harbour 20yrs, unmarried (born Tidd St Giles, Lincolnshire). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.
ROBINSON Stephen Blacksmith 1821: Stephen Robinson, Blacksmith. Born 6th March 1821 in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, England. Parents: John Robinson and Elizabeth nee Wilson. He married Sarah Chapman ( born 1823 in Geddington, Kettering, Northamptonshire). Sarah was the daughter of John Chapman and Elizabeth nee Hipwell. Stephen & Sarah Robinson immigrated to South Australia on 23rd March 1848 from Plymouth, England aboard the "David Malcolm". Stephen was employed as a Constable on the voyage and received a sum of two pounds. They had 13 children (2 born in the UK and 11 born in South Australia). One son John died on the journey to South Australia while another son James who was also aboard survived. Stephen Robinson, died on 31st March 1879 at Macclesfield, South Australia at the age of 58yrs and was buried in the Anglican Cemetery at Macclesfield, South Australia. Stephen is listed in Blacksmiths Australia & Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire. See Blacksmiths of Australia for details another son, William Robinson. Contact June by
ROWE Joseph Blacksmith 1813: Joseph Row, blacksmith. Born about 1813 in Upwell, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Joseph as 38yrs, living in Fen End, Wisbeach, Norfolk with wife Esther 24yrs (born Tilney, Norfolk). Apprentice blacksmith Robert. B. Craft (born 1833) is lodging with them. Joseph is listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridge and Norfolk.
SWINDLE James Blacksmith 1830: James Swindle, blacksmith. Born about 1830 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 27yrs, living in Gultry, Emneth, Wisbech, Norfolk with his parents, blacksmith Robert & Mary. Siblings: Elizabeth 13yrs; George 11yrs; Robert 10yrs. James is listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
SWINDLE Mary Blacksmith 1799: Mary Swindle, blacksmith. Born about 1799 in Emneth, Cambridgeshire, Wisbech, England. The 1851 UK census lists Mary as 52yrs, living in Emneth with husband, blacksmith Robert Swindle 45yrs. Children: James 21yrs (blacksmith); Elizabeth 13yrs; George 11yrs; Robert 10yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
WAYMAN John Blacksmith 1812: John Wayman, blacksmith. Born about 1812 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 39yrs, living in Barraway Drove, Downham, Norfolk with wife Sarah 39yrs (born Upwell, Norfolk). Daughters: Phoebe 16yrs & Sarah 7yrs. Visitor: John Wiseman 27yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cambridge and Norfolk
WHARFE Robert Blacksmith 1819: Robert Wharfe, blacksmith master, employing 2 journeymen. Born about 1819 in Watlington, Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 32yrs, living in Terrington St Clement Cambridgeshire, with wife Sarah 35yrs (born Walpole St Peter, Norfolk) and daughter Elizabeth 7yrs. Lodging with them is blacksmith journeyman Charles Aldridge 18yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths Of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.
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