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BECK Samuel Cartwright 1833: Samuel Beck, cartwright. Born about 1833,Ireland. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 18yrs, living at Threafithwaite cottages, Creater, Cumberland. See Blacksmiths of Cumberland for parents James and Elizabeth Beck plus siblings. Contact Shirley by
BISHOP Roger Coachsmith - Journeyman 1804: Roger Bishop, coachsmith, journeyman. Born about 1804 in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 37yrs, at Chapel lane, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with wife Ann 38yrs (born Devon).
BRIGGS Charles Coachbuilder, Blacksmith 1824: Charles Briggs, blacksmith & railway coach smith. Born about 1824 in Nottingham. The 1861 UK census lists him as 37yrs, living at 29 Grove Street, St Peter, Derby, Derbyshire; with wife Ann 34yrs (born about 1826 Derby). Children: Emma 8yrs; John 5yrs; George 6 months infant. In 1871 Charles is 47yrs, at Bag Lane, St Peter, Derby. Ann is 45yrs. Children: Emma 18yrs; John 15yrs; George 13yrs; William 10yrs; Mary 4yrs. The 1881 census has Charles 54yrs, a widower, lodging at 4 Litchurch Lanes with son William 17yrs(a moulder). Charles is listed in the Blacksmiths of Derbyshire and Cartwrights Indexes. Contact Faye by
BURTON George Alfred Coachsmith & Blacksmith 1828: George Alfred Burton,coachsmith, blacksmith. coachbuilder, blacksmith. Born 16th March 1828 at St. Pancras, Christened 29th June, 1828. Died 6th March 1904 aged 76 yrs at Lilydale, Victoria Australia. Married Elizabeth Jane Jenner. (my g.grandparents). George Alfred was blacksmith in Charlton Victoria, (where most of his 12 children were born) employing five people; in later years they lived in Lilydale together with sons Ebenezer and William Burton and also had Funeral Parlours "'Burton Bros". See Cartwrights Index for other family members. George Alfred Burton is listed in both the Blacksmiths of Australia Index & the Cartwrights Index. Contact Ruth by
BURTON Thomas (1) Coachsmith 1765: Thomas Burton, coachbuilder. Born circa 1765 at St. James, Westminster, London. Married 1st June 1784 , St. Marylebone Rd., London, to Theana Goode born circa 1765. See this same index for other family members. Contact Ruth by
BURTON Thomas (2) Coachsmith 1787: Thomas Burton, coach-builder/maker. Born 21st January 1787 at St. James, Westminster, London. Died May 1855 (T.B.) aged 66 yrs. Buried 8th May, 1853. He lived in Goswell Rd. St. Pancras, London. Married 31st May, 1868 at St. Mary's C. of E., Battersea to Temperance Dunsdon born circa 1788 at St. Pancras. She died June qtr. 1853 (T.B.) Had five children: 2 boys & 3 girls. See this index for sons Thomas (Jnr) and George Alfred. Contact Ruth by
BURTON Thomas (3) Coachsmith 1810: Thomas Burton (Jnr), coachbuilder. Born 5th February . Christened 19th September 1824 at St. Pancras, London. Married circa 1836 to Amy Haynes (3 children). See this same index for other family members. Contact Ruth by
BURTON William Coachsmith "1824; William Burton,coachsmith. Born about 1824 in Aylsham, Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, at Town Lane,Aylsham,Norfolk.; with wife Eliza 33yrs (born London-London). See Blacksmiths Index for his brother John Burton.
BUZACOTT Roderick Cartwright,Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1864: Roderick Buzacott, blacksmith, Cartwright, Wheelwright. Born 28 June 1864, Clare South Australia. Died Blyth South Australia, 27 July 1930 (Aged 66yrs); Blyth is only about 13 Km drive from Clare. Roderick had been in business there for 39 years. My Grandfather was a major manufacturer of farming equipment in Blyth and regularly won first prize in the Clare and Adelaide shows. I have a number of photos of my Grandfathers work as well as the inside of his factory - workshop. Roderick is listed in Blacksmiths of Australia plus the Cartwrights & Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact John by
CARMICHAEL John Cartwright 1797: John Carmichael, wagon wright. Born about 1797 in Upin Argyleshire, Scotland. The 1851 UK census lists him as 54yrs, a widower, living at 59, Crossroads, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire with daughter: Mary 16yrs. Lodger: Donald McIntyre, 25yrs, married (a carter). No email address supplied.
COLLEY Joseph Carriage Maker & Wheelwright 1836: Joseph Colley, wheelwright and carriage maker. Born about 1836 in Cheltenham, Gloucester, England. Mary Elizabeth Stroud, 2 Jan 1859 Cheltenham. The 1881 UK census lists him as 45yrs, at Longford Terrace, Gloucester; with wife Elizabeth 40yrs. Children: William Henry (2) 20yrs; Kate 18yrs; Harry 17yrs; Benjamin 15yrs; Gertrude 11yrs; Ada 8yrs; Anne 5yrs; Joseph 3yrs; Charles 9mths infant. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire Index for father William Henry (1) and in interesting stories & wheelwrights index for son William Henry (2). No contact email supplied.
COLLEY William Henry (2) Coachbuilder & Wheelwright 1861 William Henry Colley (2), wheelwright and coach builder. Born 19 January 1861 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. 17 Hermitage Place, Cheltenham. Died 6 Oct 1922 at Gloucester. The 1881 UK census lists him as 20yrs old living with his parents & siblings at Longford Terrace, Gloucester. See Interesting Stories Link on Home Page for more information. Married: 1st March 1885 in Huntley, at Longhope Parish Church to Phoebe Selina Bullock Ballinger. See Cartwrights Index for parents Joseph & Elizabeth Colley. See Wheelwrights Index for William Henry Colley (1). No contact email supplied. In 1891 William (2) is 30yrs, at Longford Road, Gloucester;with wife Phoebe.C. 28yrs (born Longhope). Children: Kate.R. 5yrs; Ethel. E. 2yrs; William. E. Gladstone Colley 1yr infant. Servant: Kate Hampton 14yrs. No contact email supplied.
COLLIN(S) James Coach Builder 1815: James Collin(s), coachbuilder. Born about 1815, Harlow, Essex, England and died 1889. Son of Harvey Collins the wheelwright (1783). James worked in Harlow. Married in 1840, Limehouse, London. The 1861 UK census lists James as 44yrs, living in Harlow with wife Rebecca 41yrs (born Harlow) and several children. In 1881 James is 66yrs, a widower living with his several children. Contact James by
CORK John Coachbuilder - Journeyman 1821: John Cork, coachbuilder. Born about 1821 in Ireland. The 1841 UK census lists him as 20yrs, lodging at Vauxhall Street,Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr. Born in Ireland.
EBBELS John Coachbuilder 1813: John. L. Ebbles, coachmaker. Born about 1813, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 28yr, living at Topsham Rd Lime Kilns, St Leonard, with wife Mary 30yrs (born Devon) and daughter Maria 1month infant.
EBBELS John Coachbuilder 1816: John Ebbels,coachmaker. Born about 1816, where? not in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists John as 25yrs, living at The Mint, St Olave, Devon.
ELBRA William (Jnr) Coachbuilder & Blacksmith 1870s: William Elbra (Jnr), born in Tingha 1870s-1920s NSW. See also Cartwrights/Coachbuilders Index and Blacksmiths of London Index. Contact Katharine by.
ELBRA William (Snr) Coachbuilder & Blacksmith 1850: William Elbra Snr), born in Bendemeer 1850 - 1883 NSW. See also Cartwrights/Coachbuilders Index and Blacksmiths of London Index. Contact Katharine by.
ELDRIDGE John Coachbuilder 1830: John Eldridge, coachbuilder. Born about 1830 in England. The 1861 census lists him as 31yrs, living at 26 Ann Street, St. Helier, Jersey with wife Eliza 30yrs & children: Alice 7yrs, Arthur 1yr, Amy 3 weeks infant.
GARLICK Robert Blacksmith,Coachsmith 1826: Robert Garlick, master blacksmith, coachsmith. Born about 1815, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Robert as 15yrs, an apprentice blacksmith to master blacksmith Francis Allison of Garstang. In 1851 Robert is ?23yrs, a blacksmith master in Poulton le Fylde employing one man. He is living with his widowed mother Mary 51yrs and brother Joseph 19yrs. By 1971 he had moved to Everton, Liverpool to be near his brothers and is noted as a Coach Smith (see Cartwrights Index). Contact Simon by
GRANT David Coachbuilder 1800: David Grant, born after 1876 in New Zealand. See Blacksmith of Scotland & New Zealand for parents James & Nancy nee Crombie & brother Peter Grant. See Cartwrights Index for his brother David Grant (coach builder) & uncle William Grant (Carriage builder). Anyone wanting to contact Vicki about these relations is most welcome by.
GRANT William Carriage Builder 1800: William Grant. During the 1800’s William was a carriage builder in Scotland & New Zealand. See Blacksmiths of Scotland & New Zealand for his brother James Grant & nephew Peter Grant. See Cartwrights Index for his other nephew David Grant. Anyone wanting to contact Vicki about these relations is most welcome by.
GUERIN Jonas (Jnr) Wagonmaker & Blacksmith 1812: Jonas Guerin, blacksmith and wagonmaker. Jonas learned his trade from his father, uncles and grandfather, in Morris Co. NJ. The family had a blacksmith shop and wagonmaking shop in "Jockey Hollow" near Morristown. In 1812, Jonas Guerin left Morris Co. New Jersey and went to Varick Twp, Seneca Co. New York. There he was a blacksmith and wagonmaker. His sons carried on the trade after him in Ovid, NY. His son, Joseph Guerin went to Erie Co. PA and was a blacksmith there and a farmer. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of America Index. Contact Elsie by .
GUERIN Jonas (Snr) Wagonmaker & Blacksmith 1781: Jonas Guerin, blacksmith and wagonmaker. Born 1781, in Morris Co. NJ, USA. Died: 1864 in Seneca Co. NY, USA. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of America Index. Contact Elsie by .
HINES John Coachbuilder & Blacksmith 1839: John Hines, born 1839 in Weston Favel, Northamptonshire. Wife Elizabeth Smith, married in Caldecot, Rutland 1869. The marriage certificate states he was a Coachmaker. He then moved to Market Harborough and moved to Birmingham, Warwickshire. On his sons bith certificate in 1873 it states he was a coachsmith. The 1901 Census states he was a Blacksmith living at Hanover street in Birmingham. He died on he 18 November 1908 age 69 years as a Coachsmith Journeyman at 38 Bell Barn road in Birmingham. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Leicestershire, Northamptonshire & Warwickshire. Contact Glenn by.
HOARD Richard Coachbuilder 1817: Richard Hoard, coachbuilder. Born about 1817 in England. The 1861 census lists hims as 44yrs, living at 50 Ann Street, St. Hillier,Jersey,Channel Isles. Wife: Mary Ann 37yrs. Children: Richard Henry 17yrs, Walter Edwin 2yrs, Mary Ann 19yrs, Amelia Caroline 14yrs, Emma Isabella 11yrs, Matilda 8yrs, Elvina Theresa 6yrs.
HODGE Edwin Coachbuilder 1817: Edwin Hodge, coachsmith. Born about 1817 in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 24yrs, at Hampton Street, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with parents Samuel 55yrs & Sarah 53yrs Siblings listed: Samuel 19yrs (shipwright); John 12yrs; Mary 10yrs; Also listed: Eliza Smith 34yrs; Eliza Smith 9yrs;William Smith 7yrs; Emma Smith 1yr infant. See Shipwrights Index for brother Samuel.
HURLEY William Cartwright 1860: William Hurley, blacksmith, carriage maker, came to the United States from Coleraine Ireland with his wife, Jane Shields Hurley. They first settled in Watervilet, New York, where several of their children were born and then moved to New Haven, Ct. William served in the Civil War along with his sons, Simon and Lewis P. I would be very interested to know more about other blacksmiths in New Haven and Watervliet, New York around 1860. See Blacksmiths of USA & Cartwrights Index. Contributor does not wish to be contacted.
JAMES John Coachsmith 1781: John James, coachsmith. Born about 1781 in Devon. The1841 UK census lists him as 60yrs, lodging in Exeter Street, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr. No other information
Le BASS John Chs. Coachbuilder 1843: John Charles Le Bas, coachbuilder. Born about 1843 at St.Heliers, Jersey, Channel Isles. The 1861 census lists him as 18yrs, living at 5, Ann Street, Dart's Yard, Jersey with his father: Charles H. Le Bas 52yrs,a gardener, born in France, married but wife not listed with family. Also listed is his sister Mary Est. La Bas, unmarried.
MAYZE James Coachbuilder & Blackmith 1863: James (Jaz) Mayze,coachsmith & blacksmith. Born 1863 in Scotland. He migrated with his parents to Invercargill, New Zealand where he began his career as a blacksmith & coachbuilder. In 1886, he sailed for Victoria, Australia ; after spending a year at Moonee Ponds, he came to Traralgon where he settled down to do his part in creating a prosperous town and district. In the early days, Jas. Snr., became associated, in partnership, with the late Mr. Walter West, as Coachbuilder and Blacksmith. Their smithy was in Seymour Street, at the rear of where the National Bank is today. For much more information see this entry in the Inetrseting Stories link on the homepage. Listed in Australian Blacksmiths Index, Cartwrights Index. Contact Lin by.
MERRITT William Coachbuilder & Blackmith 1830: William Merritt. My great grandfather and his sons and his father, also called William Merritt were blacksmiths. Originally from Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK but moved to London in the 1830's--Bethnal Green area of the eastend of London--I am interested in anything to do with these ancestors. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of London and Hampshire Indexes as well as the Cartwrights Index. Contact Sheila by.
MOORE Wiliam James Coachmaker 1900: William James Moore, coachmaker, wheelwright, cabinet maker. William. J. left Tasmania in the early 1900's. See more of his story in link Interesting Stories on the Home Page. Contact Ann by
MULLAN Henry Cartwright 1860: Henry Mullan, Blacksmith/Coachbuilder. Born about 1860-61 in Magheralin, County Down, Ireland. Henry is listed as Coachbuilder in the 1901 Census, along with two of his sons, Thomas and Charles, who were apprentice Coachbuilders. He and his wife had six children and he died in 1917. His son Thomas became a fully-fledged Coachbuilder. There is reference to Henry in the PRONI Will Calendar Index and Charles is listed then as a Fruiterer. He is listed in Blacksmiths Ireland and Cartwrights Index. Henry, was my Great-Grandfather. Contact Viviene by
MUNDY John Slay & harness maker 1791: John Mundy, slay & harness maker. Born about 1791 in Bradford, Wiltshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 60yrs, living at 162 Pippet Street, West Lavington, Wiltshire; with wife Ann 60yrs. Children: Samuel 28yrs see the whitesmiths index),Frederick 23yrs (cabinet maker), Daniel 20yrs (see the plumbers index).
PEACOCK James Coachbuilder 1790: James Peacock, coachbuilder. Born 1790's in Scotland. Married a blacksmiths daughter. Contact Adrianneby.
PEAR Philip Coachmaker 1826: Philip Pear, coachmaker. Born about 1826, Devon, England. I have been informed that The 1841 UK census lists Philip as 15yrs, living at Exeter St Olave, The Mint. However I have not been able to find him on that census.
PEARSON George Carriage builder,Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1870: George Solomon Pearson, blacksmith,wheelwright,carriage builder. Listed in Blacksmiths of Leicesterhsire, Cartwrights and wheelwrights Indexes. Born and baptised at Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire, the second son of Blacksmith Matthew Pearson and his wife Sarah. George Solomon was apprenticed to his father about 1870. Each year he produced an Apprentice Piece, each one more complex than the last. Four of these are owned by his great grandson. In 1879 he married Emma Mason at Frisby and by 1881 they were living in Leicester where he was a Wheelwright. In 1885 they had moved back to Frisby, where he assisted his father who died in 1891. Between 1891 when he was Forman Wheelwright to 1901 when he was a Carriage Builder, the family lived again in Leicester. George Solomon died in 1909 at Leicester and is buried in the churchyard at Frisby. His sons did not follow their father's profession, although his second son George Harry Pearson was a capable amateur metal worker, presumably using skills taught him by his father . See Blacksmiths of Leicestershire, Wheelwrights & Cartwrights & Cutlers Indexes for other family members . Contact David by
PITCHFORD Francis Richard Coachbuilder, Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1839: Francis Richard Pitchford, Coachbuilder, Wheelwright, Blacksmith. Born 28th October 1839 at Kingsland, Herefordshire, England. Died 3rd August 1912 at Mornington, Victoria aged 72 yrs. Married Margaret Wilkinson of Talywain, Monmouthshire, Wales; born 6th June, 1847 and died at Mornington Victoria on 21st November 1910, aged 63 yrs. F. R. Pitchford was supposed to have been involved in the building of several bridges over River Murray in South Australia but haven't been able to confirm this. Francis Richard Pitchford is listed in the Cartwrights Index, Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. His son John Wilkinson Pitchford is also listed in the Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. His brother Francis (Frank) Pitchford is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. Contact Ruth by
PRIN Edwin Coachbuilder & Carriage Maker 1821: Edwin Prin, coach & carriage maker. Born about 1821, Plymouth,Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs living at 25 Breton Side, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with parents Cartwright William & Grace (see Cartwrights Index). The census 1861 finds him living at William Street, Pymouth; Edwin 40yrs, wife Louisa 45yrs. Contact.
PRIN Gilbert (Jnr) Coach maker - Journeyman 1843: Gilbert Prin (Jnr),coachmaker journeyman. Born about 1843 in Plymouth, Devon. The 1871 UK census lists him as 28yrs, living at No:.1 Silver Place. See the Cartwrights Index for parents Gilbert 55yrs & Emma 50yrs plus other family members. Contact.
PRIN Gilbert (Snr) Coach maker - Journeyman 1816: Gilbert Prin (Snr), coachmaker journeyman. Born about 1816, Plymouth, Devon The 1871 UK census lists him as 55yrs, living at No.1 Silver Place; with wife Emma 50yrs(born Exeter). Children: Gilbert 28yrs (Coachbuilder), Emma 23yrs, Granddaughter: Janet. L. Prin 5yrs. Grandson: Gilbert.J. Prin 3yrs. . Contact.
PRIN James Coachbuilder- Journeyman 1819: James Prin 42yrs, coachmaker journeyman. Born about 1819 in Plymouth-Devon. The 1861 UK census lists him as42yrs, living at ?47 Magdalen Street, Plymouth; with wife Jane 44yrs. Children: William 15yrs (Coachsmith), Grace 13yrs, Louisa 10yrs, Edwin 6yrs, Jane 4yrs, Gilbert 1yr infant.. Contact.
PRIN Sidney Coach maker - Apprentice 1825: Sidney Prin, apprentice coachmaker. Born about 1825 in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 16yrs, at 25 Breton Side, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with parents coachbuilder William & Grace (see Cartwrights Index).
PRIN William (3) Coachbuilder & Wheelwright 1838: William Prin (3), coachmaker & wheelwright. Born about 1838, in Plymouth, Devon. The 1881 UK census lists him as 43yrs, at 5 York Street, Plymouth with wife Mary. A. 50yrs. See also the Wheelwrights Index. Contact.
PRIN William (Jnr) Coachbuilder- Journeyman 1813: William Prin (Jnr), coachbuilder journeyman. Born about 1813, in Devon. The 1861 UK census lists him as 47yrs, living at 19 William Street, Plymouth, Devon; with wife Selina nee Reeby 50yrs (married 1836). Children: Gilbert 19yrs (Coachbuilder), James 16yrs (Shipwright Apprentice), Jane 13yrs. Granddaughter: Mary Ann Rawlings 3yrs. Contact.
PRIN William (Snr) Coach maker 1781: William Prin (Snr), coachmaker. Born about 1781, in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 60yrs, living at 25 ?Breton Side, Plymouth; with wife Grace nee Rekestrews (married in 1810) 57yrs. Children: Jane 18yrs, Sidney 16yrs (Coachbuilder), Albert 14yrs. Contact.
PROCTOR Alfred Coachsmith & Machine Fitter 1851: Alfred Proctor, coachmaker & machine fitter. Born about 1851 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 19yrs, living at 33 Melville Street, Lincoln; with parents coach trimmer Joseph 58yrs & Mary 60yrs plus sister Mary. J. 24yrs unmarried (dressmaker). Visitor: Moses Wilson 22yrs unmarried(boot closer). Contact Diane by.
REEBY John Coachsmith - Apprentice 1827: John Reeby, apprentice coachsmith. Born about 1827 in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 14yrs, Exeter Street, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with parents: Robert 50yrs (carpenter) & Mary 50yrs. Siblings: Robert 15yrs (pattern maker); Jane 7yrs.
RICHARDSON James Wright Coach Builder(Master) 1841: James Wright Richardson, master coach builder, employing 3 men. Born 1841 in Louth, Lincolnshire, England. The 1881 census lists his as 39yrs, at 5 Northgate, Louth with wife Elizabeth 37yrs. Children: Clare Richardson 15yrs; Joseph Wright Richardson 13yrs; Ernest Wright Richardson 10yrs; Tom Proctor Richardson 8yrs; Percy Wright Richardson 3yrs. In 1891 James.W. is 49yrs, Elziabeth 47yrs. Children:Clara 25yrs, unmarried (drapers assistant); Joseph 22yrs, unmarried (coachbuilder); Ernest 20yrs,unmarried (printer …writer?); Tom 18yrs, unmarried (coachbuilder); Percy 13yrs (scholar). Contact Diane by.
RICHARDSON Joseph Wright Coach Builder 1867: Joseph Wright Richardson, coach builder. Born about 1867 in Louth. The 1881 UK census lists him as 8yrs, at 5 Northgate, Louth with parents coachbuilder James Wright Richardson 39yrs & Elizabeth 37yrs. The 1891 UK census lists him as 22yrs, still at 5 Northgate, Louth with parents. See Cartwrights Index for parents & other family members. Contact Diane by.
RICHARDSON Tom Proctor Coach Builder 1873: Tom Proctor Richardson, coach builder. Born about 1873 in Louth. The 1881 UK census lists him as 8yrs, at 5 Northgate, Louth with parents coachbuilder James Wright Richardson 39yrs & Elizabeth 37yrs. The 1891 UK census lists him as 18yrs, still at 5 Northgate, Louth with parents. See Cartwrights Index for parents & other family members. Contact Diane by.
ROBSON Richard Hessell Carriage maker & Blacksmith 1842: Richard Hessell Robson blacksmith & carriage maker. Born about 1842 in Burnby, Yorkshire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 49yrs, at Barnby Moore, Yorkshire with wife Rebecca 57yrs. Children: Albert 21yrs (blacksmith); Vause 15yrs; Robert 13yrs; Henrietta 10yrs; Richard 8yrs; Emily 4yrs. The Robson family were blacksmiths in Pocklington for over 40 years. Richard is also listed in Cartwrights Index. Contact Brian by.
ROWE John Coach Builder 1821: John Rowe, coach maker. Born about 1821,Alphington, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 20yrs, at Sophys Cottage, Alphington, Devon; with parents William 40yrs & Ann 35yrs Rowe (farmers). Siblings: Mary 15yrs; William 14yrs; James 12yrs.
SENDALL James Alfred Coachsmith 1841: James Alfred Sendall, coach builder. Born 1841 into Coach Building family of East Derham, Norfolk. Set up his own business in All Saints Green, Norwich. At one time James shared a business with one John Greengrass. Partnership recorded as dissolved by The London Gazette in March 26th 1878. The 1851 UK census lists James as 10yrs, at 113 Baxters Row, East Derham; with parents coachbuilder William 50yrs & Ann 48yrs. Siblings: Eleanor 6yrs; Emily 3months infant. Contact Bob by
SENDALL William Coachsmith 1799: William Sendall,coachmaker. Born about 1799 in Cawston,Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists him as 52yrs, at 113 Baxters Row, East Derham, Norfolk; with wife Ann 48yrs (born Sopham,Norfolk). Children: James Arthur 10yrs (see coachsmiths index); Eleanor 6yrs; Emily 3mths infant.
SHEPPHERD William Coachmaker - Journeyman 1816: William Sheppherd, coachsmith. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, lodging in Old Town Street, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr; with Emma Sheppherd 23yrs (born Devon).I couldn’t find them in 1851 census.
STOAKLY William Coachmaker - Journeyman 1830: James Stoakly 21yrs, Dumpling Green, Norfolk. Born about 1830 in East Dereham-Norfolk. Mother: Frances Stoakly 53yrs, married, gardeners wife. Brothers William 23yrs (see Cartwrights Index), Henry 15yrs (servant) & Elmar 12yrs (servant).
STOLLERY Edward Coachsmith & Blacksmith 1797: Edward Stollery, blacksmith & coachsmith. Born about 1797 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Married 1823 Bethnal Green. Died 1875 Bethnal Green. Listed in both the Cartwrights Index & Blacksmiths of Suffolk Index. Contact Teresa by
STRIBLING Nathanial Coachsmith 1787: Nathanial Stribling (Snr), blacksmith & coachsmith. Born 1787 in Lavenham, Suffolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 50yrs, living in Cock Inn Lane Mildenhall, Suffolk; with wife Elizabeth 50yrs. Children: Branwhite 20yrs (gunsmith); Nathaniel 20yrs (blacksmith); Susan 15yrs; Mary 13yrs. In 1851 Nathaniel is 63yrs, Still at High Street Mildenhall, Lavenham ; Elizabeth is 61yrs and daughter Mary 22yrs. Nathaniel died 1858 and is buried at Mildenhall, Suffolk. Nathaniel (Snr is listed in Blacksmiths Suffolk and Cartwrights Indexes. His son Nathaniel is listed in Blacksmiths of Suffolk Index and son Branwhite in the Gunsmiths Index. Contact Charles by
TIPPER John Coachsmith & Blacksmith 1817: John Tipper, blacksmith, Coachsmith. Born about 1817 in England and died 1874 at Deloraine (Tasmanian BDM). John came from a wheelwrighting family in Rogate, Sussex, England. He was apprenticed to master blacksmith James Toop, of Rogate. The 1841 UK Census shows John was employed as a coachsmith in Petworth, Sussex. Transported to Tasmania in 1844, where he practiced as a blacksmith. (Tasmanian convict indents). Listed in Blacksmiths of Sussex and Australia & Cartwrights & Fingersmiths Indexes. Contact Jacquie by
TURL James Coachsmith & Blacksmith 1835: James Turl, coachsmith & blacksmith. Born about 1835 in Whimple, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 16yrs, at London Rd, St.Thomas Woodbury; with parents James & Mary (nee Salter). 1871 census he is 34yrs, at 2 Portway, Wells, Somerset with wife Sarah Ann 36yrs. Son: Albert Phipps 7yrs (wife’s son) and nephew Frank Eveleigh 14yrs. 1881: James & Sarah are still in Wells, Somerset where James is working as a coachsmith.
UNKNOWN J.W. Coach Maker 1831: J.W. Unknown, coach maker. Born about 1831 in Halefas, Yorkshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire.
UNKNOWN W.H. Coach Maker 1831: W.H. Unknown, coach maker. Born about 1831 in ? (British Subject)-AME The 1851 Uk census lists him as 20yrs, at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire.
WEST Henry Venson Coachbuilder & Blacksmith 1859: Henry Venson West, coachbuilder & blacksmith. Born 24 October 1859, Mortlake, Victoria. Eldest child of David Venson West and Mary West (Blewett). Henry worked up until 1883 as a blacksmith in Mortlake. 1884 moved to Traralgon to work with his brother Walter Williams West in his coachbuilding business. Henry died 18 March 1938, Sale, Victoria. See Blacksmiths of Australia Index for family members and also the Interesting Stories Link on the Home Page . Contact Trish by
WEST Walter Williams Coachbuilder, blacksmith, shire secretary, member of parliament 1861: Walter Williams West, coachbuilder, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born 12 April 1861, Mortlake, Victoria. Second child of David Venson West and Mary West (Blewett). Married: Susan Agnes Barrett, 28 April 1886, Ararat, Victoria and they had 5 children. See Blacksmiths of Australia Index for family members and also the Interesting Stories Link on the Home Page . Contact Trish by
WHISSON Richard Coach Builder 1831: Ricahrd Whisson, coach builder. Born about 1821 in Warham, Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists him as 30yrs, at Wells Road, Walsingham.Norfolk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk for his Mother Mary and brothers Henry 28yrs, John 23yrs & Chas 20yrs.
WILD Joseph Coachbuilder 1852: Joseph Wild coachbuilder. Born about 1852, Braunston, Northamptonshire, England. The 1881 UK census lists Joseph as 29yrs, unmarried, living at Godalming, Surrey, England and still seen there in census for 1891 and 1901. In 1911 he was in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He married Lillie Tomsett and his children were Clifford, Daisy, Leonard, May and Ethel. Joseph was the brother of my great grandfather, Samuel Wild. His sister Mary married Peter Nickson. Joseph was living with Mary's family in 1911. I would like to know more about the coachbuilding business. Contact Clive by
WILLIAMS Samuel Coach Builder 1821: Samuel Williams, coach builder. Born about 1821. Family recalls that Samuel Williams was a coachbuilder near Adelaide in South Australia. Samuel married Louise Smallridge. Children: 3 or 4 daughters and a son. The son was also called Samuel Williams (born in 1847 in Adelaide, South Australia, died in 1917). Any information about Samuel Williams and family is most welcome. Contact Laurel by.
WONNACOTT William Coachmaker 1841: William Wonnacott, coach maker. 1814 in Tavistock, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 37yrs,a widower, at 15 Church Street, Newton Abbot, Tormoham. Lodges with William & Ann Butland (blacksmiths).
WOOD Albert Coachsmith 1839: Albert Wood, coachsmith. Born 13 December 1839 in Oxford. Son of Joseph Wood and Harriet (nee Jefferies). He is recorded as Coachsmith on all censuses from 1861 to 1901. Made a Freeman of Oxford in 1866. Married Ann CHESTER in 1881 and had ten children. Contact Rosalind by .
WOOLRICH Henry Venson Coachsmith,Blacksmith 1832: Henry Woolrich, blacksmith. Born 1832 at Chorlton, Wybunbury, Cheshire, England. Parents: John and Mary Woolrich. In 1851 he was an apprentice blacksmith to Thomas Cliff in Hankelow. He was briefly married to Sarah Beech before she died in June 1859, after which he moved to Vale Street, Stoke where he is recorded in the 1861 census as a blacksmith journeyman. He remarried on 8 October 1861 to Isabella Bradshaw, and had 5 children. Thereafter he worked as a loco coachsmith in Stoke on Trent for the remainder of his life, retiring sometime between 1901 and 1911. He died on 21 March 1915 at West Parade, Fenton, Stoke on Trent. Listed in both Blacksmith of Cheshire and Cartwrights Indexes. Contributor does not wish to be contacted.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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