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SurnameGiven Name TradeHistory
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.
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
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.
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
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 .
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
WHARFE Robert Blacksmith (Master),employs 2 Journeymen 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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