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ASHLEY Isaac Blacksmith 1845: Isaac Ashley, blacksmith. Born 1845 in Audlem, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 24yrs, living at Chapel lane, Buerton, Cheshire; with wife Sarah Ann 23yrs. Children: William 1yr infant; Elizabeth?3 months infant. Father Thomas Ashley, 75yrs,widow, formally a blacksmith. In 1881: Isaac is 34yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton, Cheshire with wife Sarah Ann 33yrs. Children: William Thos. 11yrs; Ann Elizabeth 10yrs; Harriet 9yrs; Frederick 7yrs; Herbert 4yrs; Sarah Ann 2yrs. See Blacksmith’s of Cheshire Index for his father Thomas (born 1822) and Isaac’s son William (born 1870). Contact Wendy by
ASHLEY Thomas Blacksmith 1800: Thomas Ashley, blacksmith. Born about 1800 in Audlem, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 50yrs, living at Chapel Lane, Buerton, Cheshire with ?second wife Jane 50yrs. Children listed: Daughter (name unclear) 10yrs; Harriet 14yrs; Thomas 11yrs; Caroline 9yrs; Isaac 5yrs. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for son Isaac (born 1845) and grandson William (born 1870). Contact G-G-Granddaughter Wendy by
ASHLEY William Blacksmith 1870: William Ashley, blacksmith. Born 1870 in Audlem, Cheshire, England. The 1881 UK census lists him as 11yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton, Cheshire. William was the last generation of blacksmiths living at that address. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for his parents Isaac (born 1845) and Sarah Ann plus siblings Ann Elizabeth; Harriet; Frederick; Herbert & Sarah Ann. Also listed is grandfather blacksmith Thomas Ashley. Contact Wendy by
BARNETT John Blacksmith 1811: John Barnett, blacksmith. Born about 1811, Congleton, Cheshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 30yrs, living at Tinkers Lane, Astbury, Cheshire with children: Samuel 10yrs; George 8yrs; William 6yrs. No wife ,listed. In 1851 John is 40yrs, at Astbury Street, Congleton with wife Hannah 45yrs (born Eaton, Cheshire). Children: George 17yrs (silkman); William 15yrs (silkman); Daniel 9yrs; John 4yrs; Elizabeth 3yrs.
BARNETT John Blacksmith 1811: John Barnett, blacksmith. Born about 1811, Cheshire, Englanad. The 1841 UK census lists John as 30yrs, living at ?Wilderspool Road, Grappenhall, Cheshire District.1; with wife Frances 39yrs(born Cheshire). Children: William 10yrs; John 6yrs; Joseph 3yrs; Sarah 3mths infant. May have found John43yrs, in 1861 lodging at Betty Street,Coppenhall, Cheshire. No sign of Frances thus far. John attended his son Joseph's wedding at Chesterton, Staffordshire in 1859 (both recorded as blacksmiths). See Blacksmiths of Cheshire & Staffordshire for son Joseph. Contact Ruth by
BARNETT Joseph Blacksmith 1838: Joseph Barnett, Blacksmith. Born about 1838. Audley, Cheshire, England. Married Ann Thorneycrot in 1859 at the Parish Church, Chesterton. Son of Cheshire blacksmith John Barnett (born about 1811) and Frances. In 1841 Joseph is 3yrs old with family at ?Wilderspool Road, Grappenhall, Cheshire District.1. The 1861 UK census lists Joseph as 23yrs, at Old Road, Chesterton, Staffordshire; wife Ann 22yrs and daughter Elizabeth Thorneycrot Barnett 7mths infant. 1871: Joseph is 33yrs, at Church Street, Chesterton, Staffordshire; wife Ann 32yrs. Children: Eliza 10yrs; John 8yrs; George 2yrs. In 1881 Joseph is 43yrs, still at Church Street, Chesterton; Ann 42yrs (born Chesterton). Children: Elizabeth 20yrs; John 18yrs; George 11yrs; Minnie 8yrs; Thomas Frederick 6yrs; Arthur 3yrs, Edwina 1yr infant. Joseph died November 4th 1888 as a result of injury to the ribs (kicked by a horse?). Listed in both Blacksmiths of Cheshire and Staffordshire. Contact Ruth by
BENNETT Edward Blacksmith 1819: Edward Bennett, blacksmith, engine smith. Born about 1819 in Armagh, Ireland. The 1851 UK census lists Edward as 32yrs, living at 30 Church Street, Monks Coppnenhall, Cheshire; with wife Sarah 30yrs (born Liverpool). Children: James 9yrs; Matilda 5yrs; Sarah 4yrs; Mary Jane 1yr Infant; Isabella 3mths infant. At same address (1851) is George Jordan (see engine smiths index + blacksmiths of Cheshire). In 1861 Edward is 40yrs, a blacksmith living at 288 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool, Lancaster; Sarah 41yrs and daughter Sarah 14yrs. Listed in Engine Smiths; Ireland and Cheshire Blacksmiths Indexes.
BERETON Henry Blacksmith 1832: Henry Bereton, blacksmith Born about 1832 in Alsager, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 21yrs, unmarried, living in Alsager, Cheshire with his family. Listed are: mother Anne Bereton 61yrs,widow. Siblings: John 36yrs, unmarried (blacksmith; William 23yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); James 21yrs, unmarried (blacksmith).
BERETON James Blacksmith 1830: James Bereton, blacksmith Born about 1830 in Alsager, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 21yrs, unmarried, living in Alsager, Cheshire with his family. Listed are: mother Anne Bereton 61yrs,widow. Siblings: John 36yrs, unmarried (blacksmith; William 23yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Henry 19yrs, unmarried (blacksmith).
BERETON John Blacksmith 1815: John Bereton, blacksmith. Born about 1815 in Alsager, Cheshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 36yrs, unmarried, living in Alsager, Cheshire with his family. Listed are: mother Anne Bereton 61yrs,widow. Siblings: William 23yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); James 21yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Henry 19yrs, unmarried (blacksmith).
BERETON William Blacksmith 1828: William Bereton, blacksmith Born about 1828 in Alsager, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 23yrs, unmarried, living in Alsager, Cheshire with his family. Listed are: mother Anne Bereton 61yrs,widow. Siblings: John 36yrs, unmarried (blacksmith; James 21yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Henry 19yrs, unmarried (blacksmith).
BILLINGTON George Blacksmith 1828:George Billington, blacksmith. Born 1828 in Little Budworth, near Tarporley, Cheshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 10yrs, living Little Budworth with parents Thomas 53yrs and Sarah 45yrs Billington and his sister Ann 12yrs. In 1851, George is 21yrs, unmarried, living in Coat Brook Street (near Tarporley); an apprentice blacksmith with Oliver Carter in Rushton, also near Tarporley. He was blacksmith in little Budworth at the time of his marriage in 1853. He was blacksmith in this village until his death in 1879, aged 5yrs, caused by Locomotor Ataxy Exhaustion. Contact Brian by
BRACEGIRDLE Joseph Blacksmith 1807: Joseph Bracegirdle, blacksmith. Born on 6th April 1807 in Ashley, Cheshire, England. Joseph was the second of 9 children of John Bracegirdle and Hannah Hobson. He was baptized in Bowden Parish Church on 10th May 1807. He married Mary Clay on 6th April 1828. On 10th January 1842 he signed an indenture with William Turner of Shrigley Hall leasing him land to build a smithy, which still stands, known as 14a Shrigley Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire. He lived there until his death on 12th April 1892, working on the ground floor and all his family of 6 children being born and living above the smithy. He was still working at the age of 73yrs in 1881 although by 1891 he was recorded as a retired blacksmith. His fifth child was Sarah my great grandmother, who lived there working as a dressmaker before her marriage. Contact Cathie by
BURGESS Amos Blacksmith 1868: Amos Burgess born about 1868 in Mobberley, Cheshire, UK. Parents: Samuel Burgess & Elizabeth Booth. In aout.1890 Amos married Mary Ellan and living at 16 Amtrobus Hall Lane, Gt. Warford. Occupation Blacksmith. In 1901 living at 17 Newton Hall Lane, Mobberley. Contact Chris by.
BURGESS Arthur Blacksmith 1873: Arthur Burgess born about 1873 in Warford, Cheshire, UK. Parents: Samuel Burgess & Elizabeth Booth. In about 1889 Arthur married Sarah E and living at 89 Baker St. Timperley. Occupation Blacksmith. In 1901 living at 131 Church Hill, Knutsford. This is my Burgess Blacksmith Family so far, if any one has information on The Burgess Blacksmith sons, please get in touch with Chris by.
BURGESS Francis Arthur Blacksmith 1891: Francis Arthur Burgess, blacksmith. Born about 1891 in Mobberley, Cheshire,England. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for his parents Samuel & Elizabeth & brothers John William Burgess & Samuel Marck Burgess. Contact Chris by
BURGESS John Roden Blacksmith 1889: John Roden Burgess, blacksmith. Born 1889, Northenden, Cheshire, Eng ind. John was the eldest Son of Ralph Burgess and Sarah Roden, he had 8 siblings. Ralph in his later years had a Smithy at Chelford, John (known as Jack opened a Smithy at Ollerton just 5 miles from his fathers and ran this until 1960 ish. John had 2 sons Frances Roden Burgess and a younger son Geoffery Burgess c 1920 who was also a Blacksmith Farrier in WWII. Contact Lin by
BURGESS John William Blacksmith 1895: John William Burgess, blacksmith. Born about1895 in Mer, Cheshire, England. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for his parents Samuel & Elizabeth & brothers Samuel Marck Burgess & Frances Arthur Burgess. Contact Chris by
BURGESS Levi Blacksmith 1870: Levi Burgess born about 1870 in Mobberley, Cheshire, UK. Parents: Samuel Burgess & Elizabeth Booth. In about 1889 Levi married Isabella & was living at 26 Derfield Rd. Millington with brother Samuel Burgess. In 1901 Living at 83 Budworth Rd. Tabley Supierer,Bucklow.Occupation Blacksmith. Contact Chris by.
BURGESS Ralph Blacksmith,Ironmonger 1862: Ralph Burgess, blacksmith, ironmonger. Born about 1862, Mobberley, Cheshire, England. Parents: Samuel Burgess & Elizabeth Booth. Ralph married Sarah Jane Roden, In Stockport, May quarter of 1885. In 1891 they were living at 119 Royal Green Rd. Northenden, Cheshire. In 1901 living at 4 Chester Rd.Northenden. The 1911 UK census lists Ralph as 49yrs, living at Chelford Smitz with wife Sarah Jane 48yrs (born Shropshire). Children: John 21yrs(blacksmith); Frank 14yrs (blacksmith asst); Harry 12yrs; George 10yrs; Arthur 7yrs;Hilda 6yrs. Contact Chris by.
BURGESS Samuel (1) Blacksmith 1832: Samuel Burgess born 1832 in Dunham, Mobberley, Cheshire, UK. Father: Thomas Burgess (blacksmith). Samuel was a blacksmith Journeyman in Macclesfield living with Samuel Roylance in 1851. Wife: Elizabeth Booth, married Jan.13th, 1851 at the parish church of Rothern,Altrincham,Chester. 1861 living in Altrincham.In 1871 living in Alderley. Samuel & Elizabeth may of had twelve children, six of the boys also Blacksmith. Contact Chris by.
BURGESS Samuel (2) Blacksmith 1856: Samuel Burgess born about 1856 in Mobberley, Cheshire, UK. Parents: Samuel & Elizabeth Burgess. About 1875 Samuel married Lucy. In 1881 living at 82 Brown Edge.Mobberley. In 1891 living at 26 Derfield Smithy,Millington. In 1901 living at 97 Bucklon Hill,Millington. Contact Chris by.
BURGESS Samuel Marck Blacksmith 1892: Samuel Marck Burgess, blacksmith. Born about1892 in Mere, Cheshire, England. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for his parents Samuel & Elizabeth & brothers John William Burgess & Frances Arthur Burgess. Contact Chris by
BURGESS Thomas Blacksmith 1806: Thomas Burgess, born circa 1806, Bowden,Bucklow, Cheshire. It looks like he had two wive's ( Betty & Sarah ). In 1841 we have him in living in Dunham Town Hamlet, Altrincham, Cheshire, with a Sarah. Then in 1851 living at 49 Pit St. Macclesfield,Cheshire. That's as far as I go with Him. If you can shed some light on this ancestor please contact Chris by.
BURGESS William Blacksmith 1860: William Burgess born about 1860 in Mobberley, Cheshire, UK. Parents: Samuel Burgess & Elizabeth Booth. William married Mary Ann in 1879 at St.John,s parish church in Lindow,Chester, Cheshire. Mary Ann was born 1862 in Alderley; father Thomas Burgess; mother Hannah Mottram. Between 1881 and 1891 they lived both Mobberley and Macclesfield. In 1899 William died,living at 33 Parsonage St. Macclesfield.Occupation Journeyman Blacksmith. Children: Arthur born about 1881 in Mobberley. Annie born about 1883 in Mobberley. Harriet Isabella born about 1887 in Mottram. Florence born about 1890 in Prestbury, James William born about 1892 in Prestbury, John Thomas born about 1900 in Prestbury. For more detail Contact Chris by.
CHURCH Charles Blacksmith 1809: Charles Church was born in 1809 in Baddinton, Cheshire, England. He married Elizabeth Badcock. She was born in 1819. url http://www.elmswick.co.uk/Genealogy/genedata/ghtout/gp15.htm#head3Contact Tony by.
DAWSON James Blacksmith 1754: James Dawson, blacksmith. Born circa 1754 and was buried at Macclesfield Forest, Cheshire on 27 December 1781. His burial entry in the Macclesfield Forest Parish records states that he was a blacksmith aged 27 of Platting in the Forest. James Dawson, blacksmith and Mary Heald spinster of Macclesfield Forest were married on 17 February 1781 at Prestbury Church, Macclesfield, Cheshire. They had one son, James Dawson, baptised 23 February 1782 at Macclesfield Forest who became a cordwainer in Sutton, Macclesfield. Contact Cecily by.
DISBURY William Blacksmith & Grocer 1842: William Disbury, blacksmith & grocer. Born about 1842 in ?Frankly,Cheshire. The 1881 UK census lists him as 39yrs, living at Greasby Street, Creasby, Cheshire; with wife Elizabeth 43yrs. Children: Emma Disbury 9yrs & stepson (Elizabeths son) William Hockenhull 24yrs (apprentice blacksmith).
DOUGHTY Anthony (Tony) Blacksmith 1948: Anthony(Tony) Doughty,blacksmith. Born ?year & ?place,not listed. Started own business 1957, Frodsham, Cheshire. Retired: 1980. Son Chris took over the business. Wife: ?who.
DOUGHTY Chris.J. Blacksmith 1948: Chris. J. Doughty, born 1948 Frodsham, Cheshire,UK. Wife Julie born 1954 in Burnley. Chris took over when his father retired in 1980 but has now (in 2007) retired due to health problems but continues as a blacksmith consultant for anyone who wants/needs advice/help. He says the previous smith on our site, Nield, died 1964 (have lots of Neilds /lack/smiths in Frodsham. Contact Chris by.
DOWNS Isaac Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1816: Isaac Downs, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 13th October 1816. Wife Elizabeth Hopwood (married 1842). He was a Master Blacksmith living and working at Manchester Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport (this being Lancashire in the first half of the century and Cheshire in the latter half). Two of Isaac's sons became blacksmiths, and one became a wheelwright. Isaac died in 1872, but his wife and sons were still running the business in 1891. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index & Wheelwrights Index. Contact Val by.
EDWARD John Blacksmith (Master) 1821: John Edwards, master blacksmith & farrier. Born about 1821 in Cheshire. 1844: although his family are in Wales, John isliving in Chester Cheshire. He married Sarah Foxley, on 11th March 1844 at St Mary's Chester. The 1851 UK census lists John as a patient in the Chester Infirmary, aged 30yrs, born Llan-y-Pwell, Wrexham,Wales – occupation blacksmith & farrier; not sure if he made it out. I would like to find out why he was in there ! Unfortunately I think he may have died there, as I definitely can't find him in 1861. I think his wife was already dead, as I found the children listed as "visitors" in households where they were obviously being looked after while their father was in hospital. On His daughter Hannah’s marriage certificate in1869 he is Master Blacksmith (deceased). See Blacksmiths of Wales for brother Thomas (Jnr). His other siblings William and Edward were also born in Wales. Contact Helen by.
EDWARDS Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Edwards, Blacksmith at Willaston, Cheshire, England. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. I have no other information.
EVANS William Blacksmith & Ironmonger 1898: William Evans, born 5th Apr 1808 in Neston,Wirral. Died 21 Sep 1882 and buried 25 Sep 1882 in St.Hilarys churchyard. Wife Catherine Moore. 1840: blacksmith in Gomer Gardens, Poulton,Cheshire. 1851: blacksmith. 1871 census shows him as an Ironmonger, and the 1881 as a retired blacksmith.
EVANS William Blacksmith 1828: William Evans, Blacksmith. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Neston, Cheshire, England.
FARROW John Blacksmith 1840: John Farrow . Occupation stated on daughter Hannah Hill (nee Farrow's) marriage certificate to Israel Clough in 1840. Place of marriage Prestbury, Cheshire, England. Listed in both Cheshire & Staffordshire Blacksmiths Indexes. Contact Joan by.
FURBER Lloyd Blacksmith 1864: Lloyd Furber, blacksmith in Cheshire, England. Lloyd was born in 1864 to blacksmith John and Ann Furber at Calverhall. Lloyd moved to Malpas between 1871-1881 and worked as a blacksmith with his brother George. He married Elizabeth and settled as a blacksmith in Old Hall Street, living in Anvil Cottage He remained there until his death in 1946. Contact Ann by
HAMLET James Blacksmith 1828: James Hamlet, Blacksmith. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Darsbury, Runcorn, Cheshire, England.
HOCKENHULL William Blacksmith 1881: William Huckenhull was a blacksmith in Greasby, Cheshire as evidenced by the 1881, 1891, & 1901 census returns. Contact Charles by.
INGHAM James Blacksmith 1767: James Ingham, blacksmith. Born 1767, ?possibly Cheshire, England. James is listed as a blacksmith from Chelford, Cheshire when he married Martha Wilson in 1788. He had a son William who was also a Blacksmith. Contact Elizabeth by
JACKSON William Blacksmith 1855: William Jackson, blacksmith. Born 1855, Foulk Stapleford, Cheshire, England. Apprenticed to George Darlington about 1870. Had been previous resident at Gt Boughton Workhouse along with his 3 siblings, Elizabeth, Joseph and Ann, all illegitimate children of Eliza Jackson. In 1876 he married Mary Ann Lowe and they had 7 children. Sarah Annie 1878 Thomas Lowe 1880 Richard Lowe 1882 Florence 1888 Thomas William 1890 and twins Lydia and Nellie 1893. Sometime around 1895 they located to Manchester. William is on the 1911 census , have not found a death to date. William was my Gt Grandad. Contact Val by
JOHNSON John Blacksmith 1860: John Johnson, Journeyman Blacksmith. Born 1860, Rostherne, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists John as 11yrs,living with parents James (farm labourer) and Sarah Johnson. Siblings: Charles 8yrs; Lydia 6yrs. In 1881 John is 21yrs, unmarried, living at Camp Green, Rostherne; with parents and siblings Charles 18yrs and Lydia 16yrs. Also listed: Alfred Kerk, 4yrs (nurse child). In 1891 John is 31yrs, living in Sinderland Lane, Dunham Massey, Cheshire with wife Martha Alice (nee Jackson). Later lived in Knutsford. Children: Thomas; Sarah; Lydia; John.H; Martha Louisa & Alan. Said to have worked on the Tatton estate at one point. Contact Moira by.
JONES Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Jones, blacksmith, at Well Street, Malpas, Cheshire, England. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. No further information given.
KELLEY James Blacksmith,Farrier 1847: James Kelley, blacksmith, farrier. Born 1847, in Armagh, Ireland. James married Alice McNamee from Dundalk, Ireland and they migrated to Nantwich, Cheshire, England circa 1875. James practiced his trade near Nantwich Station and lived Love Lane, Shrewbridge Lane, Hospital Street. Listed in Blacksmiths of Ireland and Cheshire plus Farriers index. Contact James by .
LONGDEN John Thomas Blacksmith 1877: John Thomas Longden, blacksmith. Born 1877, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. Married Amanda Sherratt December qtr 1898. Daughter Ellen Longden born 1899 Stockport, Cheshire. 1901 census living 2a Derby Street, Stockport, Cheshire. On the outbreak of hostilities in August 1914, John Thomas Longden enlisted as a Shoeing Smith with the Royal Field Artillery. He served throughout the war. He died on 4th December 1920 of wounds/illness directly attributed to his war service. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cheshire and Military Blacksmiths. Contact Steve by.
LYON Henry Blacksmith 1761: Henry Lyon was Living at Ness, Cheshire. Father of Emma Hamilton born 1761 (Lord Nelson's Mistress).
MASSEY John Blacksmith 1781: John Massey,blacksmith who lived in Bredbury, Cheshire, England. John married Hannah Thorneley in 1781. They had 3 children Sarah (born 1782,); James (born 1783); John (born 1785). Both James and John were blacksmiths. James Massey lived and worked in Gorton Manchester he had 3 sons Luke, John and James who were also blacksmiths. John (Jnr) had a son James who became a blacksmith and James had 3 sons who were all blacksmiths. I can trace Massey's working as blacksmiths from 1781 to 1911. Contact Anthony by
MILLINGTON Abraham Blacksmith 1854: Abraham Millington, blacksmith. Born 1854 in Antrobus, Cheshire, England. In 1861 he was living at the National School in Budworth, one of eight children of Abraham Millington (Snr ) and Jane Oaks. 1871 living at 39 Comberbach Green Northwich age 16yrs. 1881 still at Comerbach Green age 25yrs. Married to Hannah Acton with one son William. 1901 moved to 90 Wharf Street Burslem Staffordshire with his wife and 2 younger children Jessie and Percy. 1921 died in Burslem aged 67yrs. Contact is Tony by
NEWALL Arthur Blacksmith Arthur Newall, my Grandfather, worked at Bryn Smithy in Cuddington, Cheshire. Bryn Smithy was owned by his father, grandfather and great grandfather. Contact Doreen by.
PEMBERTON John Blacksmith 1669: John Pemberton, blacksmith, Cheshire, England. The ‘WILL’ of John Pemberton of Thorton Hough, 1669 found in Chester Record Office. Contact Jackson by.
POWELL Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Powell, blacksmith, at Neston, Cheshire,England. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. No further information given.
PRESTON George Blacksmith 1834: George Preston, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1834 in Barthomley, Cheshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 17yrs, living at Smithy Lane, Barthomley; with his mother Sarah Preston 48yrs, pauper. George worked as a blacksmith until about the late 1880's. No contact email given.
ROYLE William Blacksmith 1852: William Royle, blacksmith. Born about 1852,Itteringham (or ?Carrington), Cheshire, England. 1981 census lists William as 29yrs, living at 11 Prescott Street, Gorton, Lancashire with wife Jane 27yrs. Children: John 8yrs; Sarah Ellen 6yrs; William 4yrs. In 1911 William is listed as 59yrs,a widower, boarding at Sawmills, Heage, Ambergate, Derbyshire. Contact James by.
SCOTT John Blacksmith 1836: John Scott, blacksmith. Baptised 22 May 1836, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England. Parents Peter Scott and Mary Ann Boden. John married Martha Taylor on 14 May 1854 at Gt Budworth. He was buried 14 Sep 1871 at Gt Budworth. See Boiler Makers Index and Blacksmiths of Cheshire for other family members. Contact Joy .
SCOTT Peter Blacksmith 1813: Peter Scott, blacksmith. Baptised 22 Feb 1813, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England. Parents James Scott and Mary Crouchley. Peter married (1) Mary Ann Boden (2) Esther Emma Smith. Awarded 5th best assortment of instruments at Great Budworth Agricultural Show 1855 and won 30 shillings for agricultural implements at Great Budworth Agricultural Show 1859. Peter died at Marston 1898. See Boiler Makers Index and Blacksmiths of Cheshire for other family members. Contact Joy by .
SCOTT Ralph Blacksmith 1755: Ralph Scott, blacksmith. Born circa 1755. Ralph married Elizabeth Heath 29 Jan 1785 Great Budworth. Buried 17 Sep 1831 at Great Budworth aged 76. . See Boiler Makers Index and Blacksmiths of Cheshire for other family members. Contact Joy by .
SIDEBOTTOM Joseph Blacksmith 1828: Joseph Sidebottom, Blacksmith, at Handfor, Cheshire, England. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. I have no other information.
SNELSON John Blacksmith 1823: John Snelson, blacksmith. Born 1823, Witton-cum-Twambrooks, Northwich, Cheshire., England 1841- engineer app then moved to Manchester Lancashire. 1851-1871 a blacksmith in Manchester Lancashire. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Cheshire & Blacksmiths of Lancashire Indexes. Contact Carol by.
SWINDLEY James Blacksmith 1847: James Swindley, blacksmith. Born 1847 in Eccleston.Cheshire, England. James carried on the trade of a blacksmith first in Eccleston, then in the mid 1890's in a New Smithy in Handbridge. This was built by the Duke of Westminster. James with his sons built the Ironwork for the Eastgate Clock in Chester and many of the fine ironwork pieces around the Chester Area. Contact Jonathan by
WARBURTON James Blacksmith 1828: James Warburton, Blacksmith at Cheadle, Cheshire, England. Taken from Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. I have no other information.
WARBURTON Thomas Blacksmith 1836: Thomas Warburton, blacksmith. Born about 1836 in Alsager, Cheshire,England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 15yrs, living at 75 Brookhouse, lsager, with parents. See the Wheelwrights Index for parents Samuel & Margaret. His brother William & other family.
WARRINGTON Richard Blacksmith 1840: Richard Warrington, master blacksmith. Born about 1840, Stockport, Cheshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Richard as 10yrs, living at 62 Edward Street Stockport; with parents John 44yrs(cotton mill worker) and Margaret 43yrs plus his sister Ann ?1yr infant(unclear). In 1861 Richard is 21yrs, his wife Mary 20yrs; they are living at Edward Street, Stockport with his parents and his sister Ann Warrington 11yrs. Contact Tod by
WILLIAMS Isaac Blacksmith 1824: Isaac William, blacksmith. Born about 1824 in ?Derbyshire,Ruthen. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, living at Alsager, Cheshire; lodging with blacksmith Peter Hilditch & family.
WILLIAMS John (Jnr) Blacksmith 1856: John Williams (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1856, Northwich, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists John (Jnr) as 15yrs, living at witton Dock, Cheshire. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for parents John & Ellen Williams plus siblings.
WILLIAMS John (Snr) Blacksmith 1819: John Williams (Snr), blacksmith. Born about 1819, Northwich, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists John as 52yrs, living at Witton Dock, Cheshire; with wife Ellen 51yrs (born Northwich). Children: Samuel 23yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Betsy 19yrs; John 15yrs (blacksmith); William 6yrs.
WILLIAMS Samuel Blacksmith 1848: Samuel Williams, blacksmith. Born about 1848, Northwich, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists Samuel as 23yrs, unmarried, living at witton Dock, Cheshire. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for parents John & Ellen Williams plus siblings.
WOOD James Blacksmith 1818: James Wood, master blacksmith. Born in 1818, Woodford Cheshire and died 1894, Bollington. He married Alice Leigh in 1838. Children: Richard (born 1841); Frances (born 1843); John (born 1845); Harriett Ann (born1849); Millicent (born 1849) & George (born 1853 & died 1864). All 3 sons worked with him, they never married. The daughter, Millicent Wood married John Charles Arnold, their daughter, Frances Arnold married Walter Wood in Stoke on Trent in 1903 so we became the Wood family again. Harriett Ann married Robert Jones. Before she married John Charles, Millicent had an illegitimate boy named John James Wood born 1871, he kept his mother's name throughout his life and married Annie Marie Bailey in 1903. The smithy was at 23 Adlington Road, Bollington, Cheshire. James was my great, great grandfather. Contact David by
WOOD John Blacksmith 1846: John Wood, blacksmith. Born about 1846 in Bollington, Cheshire. The 1881 UK census lists him as 35yrs, unmarried, living with parents at the smithy in Adlington Road, Bollington. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for parents James Wood (born 1818) and Alice nee Leigh,plus brother Richard (Born 1841). Contact David by
WOOD Richard Blacksmith 1841: Richard Wood,blacksmith. Born about 1841 in Bollington, Cheshire. The 1881 UK census lists him as 40yrs, unmarried, living with parents at the smithy in Adlington Road, Bollington. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for parents James Wood (born 1818) and Alice nee Leigh,plus brother John (Born 1846). Contact David by
WOOLRICH Henry Blacksmith,Coachsmith 1832: Henry Woolrich, blacksmith, coachsmith. 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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