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ANDERSON William Herbert Blacksmith 1891: William Herbert Anderson, blacksmith. Born about 1870, St peters Port,Guersney, Channel Islands. He was my great grandfather. The 1891 census lists William as 21yrs, living at Bridge Road, Vale with his grandparents William Anderson 72yrs (shipwright/carpenter) and Anna 66yrs. In the 1901 census he is aged 31 and employed as a fitter/labourer and married to Harriet. At the vale end of the Bridge (which is not a bridge but is a road reclaimed from a shallow strip of sea that once separated the Island into 2 parts, was an Ironmongers shop called Leales (see the Ironmongers Index for John Leale) which was quite large and had demolished a row of cottages to accommodate the premises, this was probably bridge road. Contact Jeff by
BEAUCHAMP Charles Blacksmith 1817: Charles Beauchamp, blacksmith. Born about 1817 in Grouville, Channel Islands. The 1851 census lists him as 34yrs, in parish of St.Saviour,Jersey, with wife Mary 29yrs (born St Clement, Jersey). Contact Michele by.
BOURGAISE Nicholas Blacksmith 1829: Nicholas Bourgaise, blacksmith. Born about 1829, St. Peter ITW . The 1861 census lists him as 32yrs, at Coudroit, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey, with Mary 38yrs (born St. Saviour, Guernsey).
BOURGAISE Nicholas Blacksmith(Master), employs 2 men 1799: Nicholas Bourgaise, master blacksmith, employing 2 men. Born about 1799 in Born St. Peter ITW. The 1861 census lists him as 62yrs, at Coudroit, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey, with wife Bethsy 70yrs (born Torteval, Guernsey).
BOURGAIZE Samuel Blacksmith 1822: Samuel Bourgaise, blacksmith. Born about 1822 in St. Peter ITW. The 1841 census lists him as 10yrs, at Rockfish Houses with father John 50yrs, mother Martha 49yrs. Siblings: Peter 15yrs; Nicholas 12yrs; Thomas 9yrs; William 7yrs ; Caroline 6yrs. The 1861 census lists Samuel as 39yrs, at Les Sablons, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey, with wife Mary 39yrs (born St. Peter ITW).
BOURGAIZE Thomas Blacksmith 1842: Thomas Bourgaise, blacksmiths labourer. Born about 1842 in St. Peter ITW; The 1861 census lists him as 19yrs, at Boues, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey, unmarried, living with parents Nicholas & Susan.
BREHAUT Daniel Blacksmith 1808: Daniel Brehaut, blacksmith. Born about 1808, St. Martin. The 1841 census lists him as 30yrs, living in Grande Rue, with wife Lucy 30yrs (born St.Martin). Children listed: Lucie 8yrs; Sophia 6yrs; Henrietta 5yrs; Matilda 4yrs; Eliza 2yrs. The 1861 census lists him as 53yrs, at Grande Rue, St. Martin, Guernsey, with wife Lucie 52yrs (born St Martin). Children listed: Eliza 20yrs; Charlotte 14yrs; George 13yrs; Daniel 9yrs; Stephen 6yrs.
BREHAUT Peter Blacksmith 1834: Peter Brehaut , blacksmith. Born about 1834 in St Peter ITW. The 1861 census lists him as 27yrs, at Gallie, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey, single, Living with parents Nicholas & Mary.
CARPENTER George Blacksmith 1851: George Carpenter, blacksmith. Born about 1851, St Helier Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 20yrs, unmarried, at St Helier Jersey; with mother Marguerite Carpenter 45yrs (dressmaker) and brother James Carpenter 16yrs (see index for harness makers). Contact Michele by.
COLLINS James Blacksmith 1825: James Collins, blacksmith. Born about 1825 in Ireland. The 1861 UK census lists him as 36yrs, at St. Peter's Terrace, St. Martin, Guernsey, with wife Anne 40yrs (born St Peter Port, Guernsey).
CORBIN Frederick Blacksmith 1843: Frederick Corbin, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1843 in St. Peter ITW . The 1861 census lists him as 18yrs, at Reveaux, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; single; Living with parents William & Judith.
GAUDION John Blacksmith 1801: John Guadion, blacksmith. Born about 1801 in Guernsey,Channel Islands. The 1861 census lists him as 60yrs, living at 34 Ann Street, St.Helier, Jersey. Daughter: Margaret. L. Gaudion 25yrs (tailoress).
HAMON Charles Blacksmith 1819: Charles Hamon, blacksmith. Born about 1819 in St John,Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 32yrs, in Parish of St Saviour, Jersey, with wife Rachel 25yrs (born St.Saviour,Jersey).
HAMON Francis Blacksmith 1830: Francis Hamon, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Trinity, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 21yrs, at Vingtaine de Petits Augres, Parish of Trinity, Jersey, unmarried and living with father Charles 56yrs (blind) and mother Mary 56yrs. Brother: John 27yrs (blacksmith). Sisters: Jane 25yrs; Charlotte 14yrs.
HAMON John Blacksmith 1824: John Hamon, blacksmith. Born about 1824, Trinity, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 27yrs, at Vingtaine de Petits Augres, Parish of Trinity, Jersey, unmarried and living with father Charles 56yrs (blind) and mother Mary 56yrs. Brother: Francis 21yrs (blacksmith). Sisters: Jane 25yrs; Charlotte 14yrs.
HOLMES John Blacksmith 1833: John Holmes, blacksmith. Born about 1833, St John, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 18yrs, at 69 Derriere les Chasses. Samares, with parents: John & Margaret Holmes (Farmers). Contact Michele by.
JEHAN John Blacksmith(Master) 1822: John Jehan, master blacksmith, employs 1 man. Born about 1822, Torteval, Guernsey. The 1861 census lists him as 39yrs, at Brehauts, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; with wife Margaret 28yrs (born St. Peter ITW).
LANE Thomas Blacksmith 1842: Thomas Lane, blacksmiths apprentice. Born about 1842, St. Peter ITW. The 1861 census lists him as 19yrs, at Campère, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; single; living with parents Thomas & Charlotte Lane.
LE BRUN Edward Blacksmith(Master) 1804: Edward LeBrun, master blacksmith,employs 1 man. Born about 1804, St. Ouen, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 47yrs, at St. John, with wife Elizabeth 50yrs (born St Mary, Jersey).
LE CORNU Charles Blacksmith 1854: Charles Noel, blacksmith. Born about 1854, St Brelade Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 17yrs,unmarried; with mother Jane 54yrs,widow, plus his brother Walter 10yrs. Also listed is aunt Rachel Noel 70yrs, unmarried (sister of Jane). Contact Michele by.
LE CORNU Frederick Ch. Blacksmith 1855: Frederick Ch. Le Cornu, blacksmith. Born about 1855, St John, Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 16yrs, at Trinity, Jersey; with mother Ann Le Cornu, 37yrs,widow and sister Eliza Le Cornu 10yrs. Contact Michele by.
LE CORNU George Blacksmith 1818: George LeCornu , blacksmith. Born about 1818, St.John, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 33yrs, at St Lawrence with wife Mary Ann 24yrs (born St.Helier) . Living with in-laws Elias GODEL 53yrs born St.Lawrence & Jane 45yrs born St.Helier. Contact Michele by
LE CORNU John Blacksmith 1833: John LeCornu, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1833, born St Ouen, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 18yrs, at St Ouen, with father Abraham LeCornu 57 yrs born St Ouen, and mother Sophia 50 yrs born Grouville. Contact Michele by.
LE CORNU Philip Blacksmith 1833: Philip LeCornu, blacksmith. Born about 1833, St. Lawrence, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 18yrs, at St. Lawrence, with father John LeCornu 48 yrs born St. Lawrence, and mother Jane 51 yrs born St. John. Contact Michele by.
LE CORNU Philip Blacksmith 1845: Philip le Cornu, blacksmith. Born about 1845, St John, Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1861 UK census lists him as 16yrs,at St Lawrence Jersey; with parents Edward 52yrs (shoemaker) & Nancy 51yrs. Siblings listed: Edward 22yrs, unmarried (carpenter); Elizabeth 17yrs (dressmaker); Mary 14yrs; Elvina 12yrs. Contact Michele by.
LE CORNU Philip Blacksmith 1856: Philip Le Cornu, apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1856, St Owen, Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 15yrs, at St Owen, Jersey; with parents Philip 37yrs (sailor) & Rachel 36yrs. Siblings listed: Rachel Jane 12yrs; John 8yrs; Elizabeth 5yrs. Contact Michele by.
LE FEUVRE George Blacksmith 1837: George LeFeuvre, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1837, St. Ouen, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 14yrs, blacksmith apprentice, at St John. Living with his uncle Jean Fleury 62yrs born St John. George was better known In Jersey for his writing as George D'laforge ( George F. Lefeuvre) and spent his whole life researching his family tree. See Interesting Stories Link on the Home Page. Contact George by
LE HURAY Thomas Blacksmith & Methodist Preacher 1818: Thomas LeHuray, blacksmith & methodist preacher . Born about 1818, St Peter ITW. The 1861 census lists him as 43yrs, at Marchez Rd., Raines, St. Peter in the Woods, Guernsey; with wife Rachel 43yrs (born St. Peter ITW).
LE LIEVRE Abraham Blacksmith 1827: Abraham Le Lievre, blacksmith, shipwright, wheelwright. Born about 1827, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.. The 1841 Census for St Helier, Jersey lists Abraham as 14yrs, blacksmith apprentice, living with his family. In 1871 Abraham is 44yrs, a shipwright; Nancy is 38yrs. Children: Anne 11yrs; Abraham 6yrs; Louisa 9yrs; Isaac 4yrs; Walter 2yrs. In 1881 Abraham is 54yrs, Nancy 48yrs. Children: Abraham 15yrs; Isaac 13yrs; Walter 11yrs; Anne Elizabeth 21yrs; Louisa 18yrs; Hannah 9yrs. Abraham is listed in Blacksmiths of Channel Islands, Wheelwrights and Shipwrights Indexes. See Blacksmiths of Channel Islands for his father Peter Le Lievre and other family members. Contact Chris by
LE LIEVRE Francis Blacksmith 1816: Francis Le Lievre, blacksmith. Born about 1816, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.. The 1841 Census for St Helier, Jersey lists Francis as 25yrs, at St Helier, District 27; with wife Nancy 20yrs. See Blacksmiths of Channel Islands for Peter Le Lievre and other family members. Contact Chris by
LE LIEVRE Peter Blacksmith 1786: Peter Le Lievre, blacksmith. Born about 1786, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1841 Census for St. Helier, Jersey (Film 0464353 Piece H.O. 107 1461) lists Peter as 55yrs, in District 27. Peter us 55yrs, living at Vingtaine du Mont Cochon. Children listed: Edward 20yrs; John 18yrs; Elias 16yrs; Abraham 14yrs (blacksmith Apprentice); Jane Le Lievre 13 yrs and Isaac 11 yrs. Also listed 1841 (house next door) is Peter Le Lievre 27yrs and his wife Elizabeth 25yrs plus their children Peter 4yrs and Philip 7mths infant. For Francis Le Lievre see Blacksmiths of Channel Islands. For Abraham Le Leivre, see Blacksmiths of Channel Islands. Wheelwrights and Shipwrights Indexes. Contact Chris by
LE NEVEU Joshua Blacksmith 1771: Joshua LeNevue, retired blacksmith. Born about 1771, St. Clement, Jersey. The 1851 census lists him as 80yrs, at no: 6, Le Hucqtrel Street, Samares; a widower living with widowed daughter Esther Mary Durell, 40yrs.
LE RAY Guillaume Blacksmith 1807: Guillaume LeRay, blacksmith. Born about 1807, St. Peter in the Woods. The 1861 census lists him as 54yrs, at Military Rd., St Martin, Guernsey; Married but no family listed.
LE RAY James Blacksmith 1839: James LeRay , blacksmiths labourer. Born about 1839, St. Peter ITW . The 1861 census lists him as 22yrs, at Longfrie, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; sSingle; living with parents James & Mary LeRoy.
LE RAY Mathew Blacksmith 1847: Mathew LeRay, blacksmiths apprentice. Born about 1847, St. Peter ITW. The 1861 census lists him as 14yrs, at Longfrie, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; single, Living with parents James & Mary LeRoy.
LE RAY William Blacksmith 1843: William LeRay, blacksmiths apprentice. Born about 1843, St. Peter ITW; . The 1861 census lists him as 18yrs, at Longfrie, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; single, Living with parents James & Mary LeRoy.
LENFESTEY Frederick Blacksmith 1834: Frederick Lenfestey, blacksmiths labourer. Born about 1834, St. Saviour, Guernsey. The 1861 census lists him as 27yrs, at Reveaux, St. Peter ITW, Guernsey; with wife Judith 27yrs (born St. Peter ITW).
LUCAS John Blacksmith 1803: John Lucas, blacksmith. Born about 1803, St Martin. The 1861 census lists him as 58yrs, at Cornus, St. Martin, Guernsey; with wife Martha 48yrs (born St Martin).Daughter Patty 28yrs.
MARETT John Blacksmith 1830: John Marett, blacksmith. Born about 1830, in England. The 1851 census lists him as 21yrs, at 70 Derriere les Chasses, Samares; with parents: John & Susan Marett (Land Prop.7 acres).
MAUGER Elias Blacksmith 1822: Elias Mauger, blacksmith. Born about1822, at St Owen Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1851 UK census lists him as 29yrs, at vingtaines of Vinchelez & Millais; with wife Nancy 26yrs and daughter Anne 1yr infant. Contact Michele by.
MURRAY Thomas Blacksmith 1842: Thomas Murray, blacksmith. Born about 1842 at St. Helier, Jersey. The 1861 census lists him as 19yrs, living at 11 Ann Street, Eden Place, St. Helier; with mother Elizabeth Murray 56yrs, widow; plus his brother Richard Murray 16yrs (butcher).
OGIER Henry Blacksmith 1838: Henry Ogier, blacksmith. Born about 1838, St. Martin; Channel Islands. The 1841 census lists him as 3yrs old, at St Martin, Guernsey. Father Thomas 40yrs, mother Martha 35yrs. Siblings: Thomas 15yrs; John 11yrs; Peter 10yrs; James 9yrs; Rachel 7yrs; Nancy 5yrs; Esther 1yrs; Betsy 11months infant. The 1861 census lists him as 23yrs, at La Marcharie, St Martin, Guernsey; single, Living with parents Thomas & Martha. Henry migrated to New Zealanad. I am hoping to find living cousins in the Channel Islands. Contact Wayne by
OGIER John Blacksmith 1829: John Ogier, blacksmith. Born about 1829, St Martin, Channel Islands. The 1861 census lists him as 32yrs, at La Villette, St. Martin, Guernsey, with Wife Judith 32yrs, (born St. Peter in the Woods). Contact Wayne by
OLLIVIER Frederick Blacksmith 1777: Frederick Ollivier, retired blacksmith. Born about 1777, St Martin, Guernsey. The 1861 census lists him as 84yrs, at Varclin Rd., St Martin, Guernsey with wife Anne 82yrs (born St. Peter Port, Gsy).
PRIAULX Philip Blacksmith 1858: Philip Priaulx, blacksmith. Born about 1858, St Owen, Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 13yrs, at St Owen, Jersey; with mother Jane 40yrs,widow. Siblings: Jane 11yrs; Francis 9yrs. Contact Michele by.
PRIAULX Thos. J Blacksmith 1846: Thos. J. Priaulx, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1846, St. Martin. The 1861 census lists him as 15yrs, at La Villette, St Martin, Guernsey; single; with his mother Mary Priaulx
QUEREE Edward Blacksmith 1832: Edward Queree, blacksmith. Born about 1832, n: St. Helier Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1861 UK census lists him as 29yrs, at St John Jersey; with wife Mary. A. 28yrs. Children listed: Edward.J. 3yrs; John Ph. Under 1months infant. Also listed, nurse Amelia Machon 22yrs (dressmaker). Contact Michele by.
RENOUF Edward Blacksmith 1801: Edward Renouf, blacksmith. Born about 1801, Trinity Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1851 UK census lists him as 50yrs, at St Helier Jersey; with wife Elizabeth 49yrs. Children listed: Esther 21yrs,unmarried; Mary.A. 19yrs, unmarried; Edward 17yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Charles 13yrs. Father-in-law: Joseph Colville, 79yrs, widower (tailor). Contact Michele by.
ROBERT Hillary Blacksmith 1838: Hillary Robert , blacksmith. Born about 1838, ST Martin. The 1861 census lists him as 23yrs, at Fosse, St. Martin, Guernsey; with wife Elizabeth 21yrs (born St Peter in the Woods).
ROBERTS Elias Blacksmith 1811: Elias Roberts, blacksmith. Born about 1811, St. Martin. The 1861 census lists him as 50yrs, at Courtes Fallaizes Rd., St Martin, Guernsey; with wife Elizabeth 52yrs (born St Peter Port).
ROBERTS William Blacksmith 1835: William Roberts, blacksmith. Born about 1835, St Martin. The 1861 census lists him as 26yrs, at La Motte, St Martin, Guernsey; with wife Caroline 25yrs (born St Peter in the Woods).
SNOW John Albert Blacksmith 1848: John Albert Snow, blacksmith. Born about 1848, St Helier Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1871 UK census lists him as 23yrs, at St Lawrence Jersey; with wife Elvina 22yrs. Border: Mary Ann Le Cornu, 23yrs, unmarried, dressmaker. Contact Michele by.
SPRACKLING William Blacksmith 1834: William Sprackling, blacksmith. Born about 1834, in England. The 1861 census lists him as 27yrs, at Ruette Braye Road, St. Martin, Guernsey; with wife Catherine 28yrs, born England.
SYBORN Philip Blacksmith 1818: Philip Syborn, blacksmith. Born about 1818 in , St Owen Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1851 UK census lists him as 33yrs, at St Owens, Jersey; with wife Mary 35yrs. Children listed: Jane 6yrs & Mary 2yrs. Contact Michele by.
SYVRET Edward Blacksmith 1802: Edward Syvret, blacksmith. Born about 1802, St Owen,Jersey, Channel Islands. The 1851 UK census lists him as 49yrs, at St Owens, Jersey; with wife Jane 50yrs. Children listed: Jane 20yrs; James 17yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Philip 14yrs (apprentice blacksmith); Mary 12yrs; John 10yrs. Contact Michele by.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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