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ABBOT Thomas Blacksmith 1822: Thomas Abbot, blacksmith. Born about 1822, St Germans, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists him as 29yrs, at Half Moon Cottages, ,Kenton, St Thomas, Devonshire; with wife Mary Ann 37yrs (born Mamhead, Devon). Children listed: Margaret 11yrs; Caroline 9yrs; Edward 7yrs; Samuel 4yrs; Henry 1yr. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
BENNY Jack Blacksmith 1900: Jack Benny, blacksmith, farrier. In about 1900 Jack was the blacksmith in a building called the Anvil in Cubert, Newquay, Cornwall, England. This building is still there and now a village pub. The Benny family emigrated to New Zealand in 1920 and continued his business in New Plymouth as a blacksmith and farrier. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and New Zealand. Contact John by.
BRAY James Blacksmith 1826: James Bray, blacksmith. Born about 1826, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 15yrs, living in Bridgeville West, Cornwall (?unclear but might be apprentice to John and Gideon Cornish). Listed in Blacksmiths Cornwall and Devon. Contact Perry by
BURLEY John Blacksmith 1843: John Burley, master blacksmith, farrier. Born 1843 in Feock, Cornwall, England and died 1927 in Omeo, Victoria, Australia. Hehad 10 children living in Omeo. John had his own blacksmith shop in Omeo and lived in a small house nearby. He had two farriers working for him in his blacksmith shop. They worked all day and made enough money to buy a bottle of beer. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Cornwall. Contac Marilyn by
CALLAWAY James Blacksmith 1787: James Callaway, blacksmith. Born about 1787 in Poughill, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 64yrs, living in Cambridge Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Sarah 63yrs (born Gibralta, British Subject) and children James 30yrs unmarried (a tailor) and Eliza 20yrs unmarried (milliner). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
CAMPION Robert Burn Blacksmith 1857: Robert Burn Campion, blacksmith,railway and shoeing smith. Born 1857, Ilsington, Devon, son of William Field Campion. Wife Ellen Louisa Pascoe,married 1878 in Kingskerswell. Died 1930,Truro, Cornwall. 1881 Census: Shoeing Smith at 2 Beenlands Cottages, Tor Square, Tormoham, Devon. 1891 Census: Railway Blacksmith living at Blacksmiths Shop, 44 Mill Lane, Highweek, Devon with his wife & family. 1901 Census: Living at 43 Hilton Rd, Wolborough with Newton Abbott. Shortly after he & the family moved to Cornwall, living at Kenwick St, Truro & employed as a blacksmith on 39s a week. Also entered in Blacksmiths of Devon. Contact Alan by
CHAPMAN William Blacksmith 1811: William Chapman, blacksmith. Born about 1811 in North Petherwin Devon, England. Married Harriet Sparkes.On the 1841 census lists him as 30yrs, a Blacksmith living in Launceston Cornwall (in the parish of St Mary Magdalene) UK with one daughter Fanny. The 1851 census shows him as 45yrs old (?born 1806), Harriet 30yrs. Children: Fanny 10yrs, Thomas 6yrs, Elizabeth 10 months infant. No trace of William on the 1861 census, no trace of a death cert. On census 1861 Harriet is now 48yrs, head of family with Thomas 17yrs, ? Emma 12yrs, Elizabeth 10yrs . See Whitesmiths Index for son Thomas who became a tin plate worker. Contact David by
COLWELL Thomas Parson Blacksmith 1799: Thomas Parson Colwell, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1799 in Saltash, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 52yrs, living at 8 Hampton Cottages, Plymouth, Devon. Wife Maria 53yrs (born Devonport, Devon). Children: Lucy 23yrs, Philip 19yrs, William. H. 15yrs. Lodger: John Savidge 71yrs widower (blacksmith). Thomas is listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
COLWILL Thomas Blacksmith 1800: Thomas Colwill, master blacksmith. Born 1800-1801 in Week St Mary, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 50yrs, living in North Petherwin Launceston, Devon. Wife Mary 45yrs (born Launcells, Cornwall). Children: Thomasin 17yrs, Thomas 15yrs, John 13yrs, Jane 10yrs, Anne 7yrs, Caroline 1yr. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
COOMBE Benedict Blacksmith "1797: Benedict Coombes, blacksmith. Born about 1797 in Lezant, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists Benedict as 54yrs, lodgin with George & Susan Walter, living in Week, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon. "
COOMBE William Blacksmith 1830: William Coombe, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1830 in Stokeckimsland Tutwell, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists William as 20yrs, an apprentice to master blacksmith John & Eliz. Hooper, living in Sydenham Damerel Village, Sydenham, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
CORNISH Gideon Blacksmith 1786: Gideon Cornish. Blacksmith. Born about 1786, Cornwall, England. The 1841 Uk census lists Gideon as 55yrs, living in Bridgerule West, Devon with blacksmith John Cornish (born 1811) and his wife Joanna.
CORNISH John Blacksmith 1811: John Cornish, blacksmith. Born about 1811,Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 30yrs, living in Bridgerule West, Devon with wife Joanna 30yrs and son John 2yrs. Also listed Gideon Cornish 55yrs (blacksmith). Listed in Blacksmiths Cornwall and Devon. Contact Perry by
COUCH George.H. Blacksmith 1823: George. H. Couch, blacksmith. Born about 1823 in St Ives, Cornwall. The 1851 UK census lists George as 28yrs, living at 38 Cannon Street, Devonport, Devon with wife Amelia 26yrs (born South Hill, Cornwall) and daughter Mary Ann 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
CREDICOTT William Blacksmith 1828: William Credicott, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1828 in St Stephans, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 23yrs, lodging with blacksmith Richard and Elizabeth Bennett in Yealmbridge Village, Werrington, Launceston, Cornwall.
CUTTS John Blacksmith 1810: John Cutts, master blacksmith, employs 1 apprentice. Born about 1810 in Milton Abbot, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 40yrs, living in Meadwell, Tavistock, Devon with wife Mary 48yrs (born Milton Abbot) and son William 15yrs (a blacksmith). Plus their nieces Mary Oxman 13yrs & Mary Pinkham 16yrs. Lodger: Henry Rundle 22yrs. Apprentice blacksmith Thomas Pengelly 19yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
CUTTS William Blacksmith 1836: William Cutts, blacksmith. Born about 1836 in Milton Abbot, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 15yrs, living in Meadwell, Tavistock, Devon with his parents, master blacksmith John (born 1810) & Mary Cutts.Also listed is his cousins Mary Oxman 13yrs & Mary Pinkham 16yrs. Lodger: Henry Rundle 22yrs. Apprentice blacksmith Thomas Pengelly 19yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DAVEY John Blacksmith 1777: John Davey, blacksmith. Born about 1777 in Dulow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 74yrs, a widower, living at 5 Bakers Place, Stoke Damerel, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DAVEY Richard Blacksmith 1818: Richard Davey, blacksmith. Born about 1818 in Sheviock, Cornwall. England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 33yrs, living at 40 Charlotte Street, Morice Town, Devon with wife Elizabeth 33yrs (born Stoke Damerel, Devon). Children: Henry 7yrs and Ellen. C. 5mths infant. Richard worked at H.M. Dockyard. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DAVIES James Blacksmith 1810: James Davies, blacksmith. Born about 1810 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 40yrs, living in Dunmoore Cottage, Plympton St Mary, Devon. Works at HM DockYard. Wife: Ann 42yrs (born North Petherwin, Devon). Children: John 19yrs (blacksmith), William 17yrs, James 15yrs, Ann 13yrs, George 11yrs, Richard 8yrs, Selina 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmith of Cornwall and Devon.
DEACON Edward Blacksmith 1793: Edward Deacon, blacksmith. Born about 17913 in Landilph, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Edward as 58yrs, living in Black Down, Milton Abbot, Devon with wife Mary 57yrs (born Tavistock, Devon). Children: 4 listed see census 1851. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DEACON George Blacksmith 1819: George Deacon, blacksmith. Born about 1819 in St Stephens, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 32yrs, living at 54 Gloucester Street, Morice Town, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Jane 31yrs (born St Stephens, Cornwall). Children:?unclear ((Elizabeth J.)) Deacon; plus a son 4yrs and son William G. Deacon 2yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DEACON Mathias Blacksmith 1792: Mathias Deacon, blacksmith. Born about 1792 in St Stephens, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Mathias as 59yrs, a widower, living at 7 Sutton Road, Plymouth, Devon with his children: William 16yrs (rope maker), Emma Jane 12y, John Erwin 10y, Ellen 6y, Robert 4y. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DEACON Mathias Blacksmith 1813: Mathias Deacon, blacksmith. Born about 1813 at St Stephens by Saltash, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Mathias as 38yrs,living in Cremill, St Germans, Maker St Germans, Devonshire. Wife: Ann 35 (born St Columb, Cornwall). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DONEY John Blacksmith 1796: John Doney, blacksmith. Born about 1796 in Linkinghorne, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists John is 45yrs , living in Marlborough Street, Stoke Damerell, Devon with wife Elizabeth 40yrs (born Liskeard, Cornwall). In 1851 John is 5yrs, Elizabeth 50yrs, living at 39 Marlborough Street, Stoke Damerell. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
DONOVAN Richard Blacksmith 1816: Richard Donavan, blacksmith. Born about 1816 in Ermington, Cirnwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 35yrs, living at No: 4 Navy Row, Stoke Damerell, Devon. Wife: Eliza 36yrs (born Plymouth, Devon). They had 6 children. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
FEATHERSTONE John Blacksmith 1800: John Featherstone, blacksmith. Born about 1800 in St Mary, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 51yrs, living at 43 Granby Street, Devonport, Devon with wife Tamson 48yrs(born St Mary, Cornwall). Can’t find them on 1841or 1861 census. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
GILBERT John Blacksmith 1819: John Gilbert born 1819 in Kenwyn Truro, Cornwall. Died September Qtr 1887 in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth, Devon. Wife Maria Trethewey, married 21 December 1844. Maria was born in Roche, Cornwall 1814. Children: Rachel Tretheway Gilbert, Milcah Gilbert born 26 April 1848 . 1851 census shows John 30yrs (=b. 1821 incorrect), in Whitchurch Village, Whitchurch, Devon, Maria 35yrs, Rachel Tretheway Gilbert 5yrs, Maria Gilbert 2yrs, Elizabeth Jane Gilbert 1yr. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Devon Index. To share information contact Barbara by.
GLASSON Paul Roach Blacksmith 1878: Paul Roach Glasson, blacksmith. Paul emigrated to New Zealand in 1878 and settled south of Christchurch at a place called Temuka. Paul married Emily Hyde Crompton in February 1883 at Temuka and by the time he went out for a walk on the 21st December 1887 he had fathered three children; William, James and Mary Jane. When Paul set off for his walk he took his trusty old shotgun and his two young boys with him. When he stopped along the road to talk to a neighbour by the name of Mr Woodley, the boys got impatient and started playing around his feet. It was at that time that one of the boys touched the gun which went off and took away half of the unfortunate Paul's face resulting in his death some two or so hours later. Using the insurance money of 150 pounds widow Emily and the three children returned to Cornwall, however Emily returned to New Zealand in 1890 with two of her children, minus James. Emily remarried to a certain Mr Lewis and lived in North Canterbury, at a small place called Eyreton. Contact contributor for website URL. 1911: noted as a blacksmith on marriage of daughter Mary Jane in Christchurch New Zealand 1911. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and New Zealand. Contact Aaron by or contact Anne by.
HAWK Robert Blacksmith 1800: Robert Hawk, blacksmith. Born about 1800 in St Ewen, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 51yrs, living in 25 Parade, Plymouth parish of St Andrew, Devon. Wife Elizabeth 50yrs (born Padstow, Cornwall). See Shipwrights Index for son Francis. listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
HILL William Blacksmith 1805: William Hill, blacksmith. Born about 1805 in St Mabin, Bodmin, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 48yrs, living in 5 North Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Mary 44yrs (born Torpoint, Cornwall). Children: Emma Jane 15yrs (born Torpoint, Cornwall) and Thomas 12yrs (born Bodmin Cornwall). In 1861 William is 56yrs, Mary 54yrs, son Thomas 22yrs (cabinet maker), living in Tothill Lane, Charles the Martyr. Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
HOLMAN John Blacksmith 1829: John Holman, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1829 in Berry, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 22yrs, living in Stabbs Court, Newton Abbot, Wolborough, Devon. Wife: Harriet 21yrs ( born Brent, Cornwall). Sons: William 1yr & James 2months infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
HOLMAN Samuel Blacksmith 1823: Samuel Holman, blacksmith. Born about 1823 in Boyton, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 28yrs, living in Pyworthy Village, Holsworthy, Devon. Wife: Catherine 26yrs (born Pyworthy). Children: Emily Short 3yrs & John Holman 3yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
HOSKING Sampson Blacksmith 1840: Sampson Hosking, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born 1840-1841 at St Ives, Cornwall ca. Sampson emigrated to South Australia arriving 4th December 1864 on the bargue "Tarquin'. On 15 September 1868 he married Grace Coles at Trinity Church, Adelaide and they had 8 children; 7 of these were born while they lived at Armagh near Clare, Mary Edith Jane (15/07/1869), Elizabeth Ada Uren (16/09/1870), Sampson Herbert William (17/09/1871), John Albert (05/10/1872), Grace Evelyn (28/11/1875), Thomas Edgar (26/09/1878), Annie Emily Ethel (26/04/1881) and Alice Beatrice (11/04/1885 – Glanville). His wife Grace was the daughter of Corporal John Coles from Devon who explored Western Australia with Lieutenant George Grey in the late 1830’s. Grace Coles was born in a tent on the site of Adelaide’s Parliament house on 26 September 1845. Sampson Hosking died at Cheltenham on 15 August 1926 aged 85. Grace died at Cheltenham on 01 December 1928 aged 83, both were buried in Cheltenham Cemetery. This information is supplied from South Australian Births, Marriage and Death records and from information supplied by the South Australian State Library. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Australia. Contact Franc by
HOSKING Samuel Blacksmith 1815: Samuel Hosking, blacksmith retired, pauper. Born about 1815 in St Perran, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel a, Cornwall). Paupers. See 1851 census for 5 children listed. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
JEFFREY John Snell Blacksmith 1830: John Snell Jeffrey, blacksmith. Born 1830-1831 in Sr. Ive. Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 21yrs, living in Ottery, Tavistock, Devon. Apprentice to Isaac & Jane Rosekilly (blacksmiths). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MADDON John (Jnr) Blacksmith 1830: John Maddon (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1830 in St Austle, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 20yrs, living in Frog Street, Beeralston, Beerferris, Devon with parents John Maddon 49yrs (born 1802 blacksmith) and Elizabeth 47yrs. Siblings: Mary Jane 19yrs, Sarah 17yrs, William 14yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MADDON John (Snr) Blacksmith 1802: John Maddon (Snr), blacksmith. Born about 1802 in Gwenyear, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 49yrs, living in Frog Street, Beeralston, Beerferris, Devon with wife Elizabeth 47yrs (born Gwenyear). Children: John 20yrs (born 1830 blacksmith), Mary Jane 19yrs, Sarah 17yrs, William 14yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MARTIN Thomas Blacksmith 1800: Thomas Martin, blacksmith. Born 1800-1801 in Key, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 50yrs, living in Bryans Cottage Mill Street, Plymouth, Devon. Wife: Elizabeth 50yrs (born Pernwill, Cornwall). Children: Elizabeth.J. 21yrs; John.H. 10yrs; Charles 13yrs; Thomas 9yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MARTIN William Blacksmith 1823: William Martin, blacksmith. Born about 1823 in St Austle, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 28yrs, living in York lane, Plymouth, Devon with wife Susan (born St Austle). Children: Thomas 7yrs; Elizabeth. J. 4yrs; John 3yrs; William 2yrs; Harriett under 1yr infant.
MASON George Blacksmith 1800: George Mason, blacksmith. Born 1800-1801 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 51yrs,living at 33 Barley Market Street, Tavistock, Devon with wife Jane 49yrs (born Tavistock). Children: Elizabeth 22yrs; William 20yrs (born 1830 blacksmith); John 18yrs(farrier); Ann 16yrs; Charles 13yrs; Edwin 11yrs. Granddaughter: Ellenora Mason 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MAVIN William Blacksmith 1840: William Mavin, blacksmith. Born about 1840, in Landlph, Cornwall. The 1861 UK census lists William as 21yrs, at 38 Cargreen, Landlph, Cornwall. Living with family: sister Ellen Barrett (nee Mavin) 26yrs; brother-in-law Francis Barrett 23yrs; niece Rhoda Augusta Barrett 8mths infant. Mother Ann Mavin 61yrs,widow. Judith Barrett 73yrs,widow (mother of Francis). Francis and Ellen married June quarter of 1860. Contact Ella by
MAY Richard Blacksmith 1787: Richard May, blacksmith. Born about 1787 in Duloe, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 64yrs, living at 12 St Mary Street, East Stonehouse with daughter Prudence Lend 28yrs and grandson John Lend 2yrs. Richard is listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MAY William Blacksmith 1792: William May, blacksmith master, employs 1 labourer. Born about 1792 in Launcells, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 59yrs, Elizabeth is 65yrs (born Langtree, Devon), living in Saint Giles Village, Torrington, Devon, Visitors: Thomas Turner 63yrs (ag. labourer) and Elizabeth Turner 55yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MAYNE Richard Blacksmith 1819: Richard Mayne, blacksmith. Born about 1819 in Egloskerre, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 32yrs, living in 25 James Street, Stoke Damerel, Devon. Wife: Elizth. 34yrs (born Braford, Devon). Children: Kezia 8yr; Chas.6yrs; Thos. 2ys. Richard is listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MELUISH William Blacksmith 1812: William Meluish, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1812 in Chudleigh, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 39yrs, living in Stabbs Court, Newton Abbot, Wolborough, Devon with wife Susan 39yr (born Kingsteigmton, Cornwall). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
MORRIS Thomas Blacksmith 1788: Thomas Morris, blacksmith. Born about 1788 in West Looe, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 63yrs, living at 22 Green Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Mary 69yrs (born Liverpool, Lancashire). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon
MOON James Blacksmith 1800: James Moon, blacksmith. Born about 1800 in Calstock, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 51yrs,living at No. 32 Barley Market Street, Tavistock, Devon with wife Elizabeth 46yrs (born Devonport, Devon) and sons James 7yrs & Joseph.T. 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
NEATHERWAY Thomas Blacksmith 1830: Thomas Neatherway, blacksmith. Born about 1830 in Jacobstow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 21yrs, living in Neatherways Cottage, Exbourne, Devon with parents William 61yrs (1790 blacksmith) and Mary 64yrs Neatherway. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
NEATHERWAY William Blacksmith 1790: William Neatherway, blacksmith. Born about 1790 in Jacobstow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 61yrs, living in Neatherways Cottage, Exbourne, Devon. Wife: Mary 65yrs (born Jacobstow). Children: Thomas 21yrs (born 1830 blacksmith), Harry 35yrs; Rebecca 23yr; ,Mary 32yrs. Grandson: William Norman 7months infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
OLIVER Thomas (Jnr) Blacksmith 1830: Thomas Oliver (Jnr), blacksmith. Born 1830-1831 and Christened 14 February 1831 in Boyton, Cornwall, England. See familysearch.org for details. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 20yrs, living in Bounds Cross, Holsworthy, Devon. Parents Thomas 42yrs (born 1809 blacksmith) and Mary 45yrs. Siblings: Mary 11yrs; Francis 10yrs; Jane 7yrs and Sofia 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PEARCE Theodore Blacksmith 1824: Theodore Pearce, blacksmith. Born about 1824 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Theodore as 35yrs,living in 27 Providence Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Prudence 29yrs (born Barnstaple, Devon) and son Jackett 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PEARSE Richard Blacksmith 1783: Richard Pearse, blacksmith, Chelsea Pensioner. Born about 1783 in Redruth, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 68yrs, living at No 1 Marlborough Street, Devonport, Devon. Wife: Ruth 48yrs (born Chatham, Kent). Children: Henrietta Mary 17yrs, Ann 14yrs, Wm.John 12yrs, Henry 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PENGILLEY James Blacksmith 1822: James Pengilley, blacksmith. Born about 1822 in St Martin¸Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 29yrs, living in Richmond Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Elizabeth 22yrs (born Stoke Damerell, Dvon). Children: James 2yrs, Elizabeth 4yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PERKIN John Blacksmith 1812: John Perkin, blacksmith master, employs 1 man. Born about 1812 in Plymouth, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 25yrs, living in South Wordon, Bradford Devon at the home of John and Grace Moore. In 1851 John is 39yrs, living with his unmarried uncle William Perkin 55yrs ((farmer of 30 acres) in Caudery Bridge, North Petherwin Launceston, Cornwall. John’s wife Elizabeth is 42yrs and his children: John 10yrs; Mary 8yrs; William 6yrs. Also listed are Andrew Blake 19yrs (servant and John Prout 19yrs (born 1832 apprentice blacksmith). John Perkin is listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PIKE James Blacksmith 1815: James Pike, blacksmith. Born about 1815 in Torpoint, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 36yrs, living in Cambridge Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Jane 38yrs (born Briston, Devon) and son James 3yrs. James worked for H.M. Dock Yards. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
POLMONITER James Blacksmith 1826: James Polmoniter, blacksmith. Born about 1826 in St Stephens, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 25yrs, unmarried boarding with William (and engineer) and Elizabeth Stephens in Whitchurch Village, Whitchurch, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
POPPLESTONE William Anthony Blacksmith 1837: William Anthony Popplestone, blacksmith apprentice. Christened 230th September 1837 in St Germans, Cornwall, England. See familysearch.org for details. The 1851 UK census lists William as 14yrs, living at 29 Dock Walls Street, Stoke Damerel, Devon. Parents: William 40yrs & Ann 40yrs. Siblings: Anthony 18yrs (engineer apprentice); Mary 16yrs; Susan 10yrs; Elizabeth 2yrs. Mother-in-law Susan Colley 72yrs. Sister-in-law Susan Colley 43yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PRAED John Blacksmith 1822:John Praed, blacksmith. Born about 1822 in Marazeon, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 29yrs, living in 95 James Street, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Agnes 26yrs (born Marazeon). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PRIOR Sampson Blacksmith 1814: Sampson Prior, blacksmith. Born about 1814 in Men Feniot, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Sampson as 37yrs, living at 6 St. John Street, Clowance, Stoke Damerel, Devon. Wife: Elizabeth 33yrs (born Liskeard, Cornwall). Children: Albert 12yrs and Elizabeth 5yrs. Brother-in-law: James Roberts 20yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PRIOR Samuel Blacksmith 1830: Samuel Prior, blacksmith apprentice. Born 1830-1831 in St Stephens, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 20yrs, apprentice with George Blatchford 33yrs (master blacksmith) and Elizabeth 26yrs at Doidge Cottage, Lewtrenchard Tavistock, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PROUT John Blacksmith 1832: John Prout, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1832 in Warbstow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 19yrs, apprenticed to master blacksmith John Perkin 39yrs (born 1812) and John Perkin’s uncle William Perkin 55yrs, unmarried (farmer of 30 acres) in North Petherwin Launceston, Cornwall.
PUGH Henry. L. Blacksmith 1808: Henry. L. Pugh, blacksmith. Born about 1808 in St Kean, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 43yrs, living in St Budeaux Village, Plympton St Mary, Devon. Wife: Elizabeth B. 33yrs (born East Stonehouse, Devon). Children: Mary Jane 16yrs, Henry 11yrs, George.W. 1yr. Lodger: Richard Coombes 58yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
PULTON Samuel Blacksmith 1825: Samuel Pulton, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1825 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 26yrs, living at 14 Mount Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Susan 24yrs (born Lottiswell, Devon) and daughter Elizabeth 2months infant; plus sister-in-law Ann Taylor 17yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
REDSTONE John Blacksmith 1810: John Redstone, blacksmith master,employs 1 man. Born about 1810 in North Hill, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 40yrs living in New Quay, Tavistock with wife Mary. A. 40yrs (born Tavistock). They had several children which includes son Harry 15yrs (born 1836 blacksmith). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
RICHARDS Josiah (Jnr) Blacksmith 1834: Josiah Richards (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1834 in Redruth, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Josiah as 7yrs, living in Croft Handy, Gwennup, Cornwall. Parents: Josiah Richards 30yrs (born 1810 blacksmith) and ?Jane 30yrs. Siblings: John 9yrs;William 5yrs; Elisha 3yrs, Elizabeth under 1yr infant. In 1851 Josiah (Jnr) is 17yrs, living at 2 Johnson Square, Beerferris, Tavistock, Devon. Parents: Josiah 40yrs (born 1811 blacksmith) and ?step mother Elizabeth 38yrs. Siblings: Harriet 19yrs; John 10yrs; Elizbaeth.J. 7yrs; William.H. 3yrs. Visitor: William James 24yrs, unmarried (engineer). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
RICHARDS Josiah (Snr) Blacksmith 1810: Josiah Richards (Snr), blacksmith. Born about 1810 in Redruth, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Josiah as 30yrs, living at Croft Handy, Gwennup, Cornwall. Wife (1) Jane 30yrs. Children: Josiah 7yrs (born 1834 blacksmith); John 9yrs;William 5yrs; Elisha 3yrs, Elizabeth under 1yr infant. In 1851 Joshua is 40yrs, living at 2 Johnson Square, Beerferris, Tavistock, Devon. Wife (2) Elizabeth 38yrs. Children: Josiah 17yrs; Harriet 19yrs; John 10yrs; Elizbaeth.J. 7yrs; William.H. 3yrs. Visitor: William James 24yrs, unmarried (engineer). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
RICKARD William Blacksmith 1830: William Rickard, blacksmith. Born about 1830 in Saltash, Cornwall, England.The 1851 UK census lists William as 20yrs, living at 5 Moon Street, Morice Town, Devon. Lodging with his uncle George Renolds 36yrs (a labourer) and aunt Sophia 31yrs Renolds. Cousins: Annabella Renolds 7yrs; George Edwin Renolds 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
ROSEKILLY Isaac Blacksmith 1820: Isaac Rosekilly, blacksmith. Christened 7th December 1820 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England. Parents Isaac and Elizabeth Rosekelly/Rosekilly. See the free program familysearch.org for details. The 1841 UK census lists Isaac as 20yrs, living in Calstock, Harrowbeer, Cornwall with John and Joana Box and family. The 1851 UK census lists Isaac as 30yrs, living in Lamerton, Tavistock, Don with wife Jane 26yrs (born Lamerton). Children: Isaac 4yrs and Elizabeth 6yrs. Isaac Rosekilly 56yrs widower. Plus apprentice blacksmiths John Rosekilly 22yrs & John Snell Jeffry 21yrs. Servant: Alice Fullford 18yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
ROSEKILLY John Blacksmith 1829: John Rosekilly, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1829 in Calstock, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 22yrs, apprentice with Isaac Rosekilly 30yrs (born 1820 blacksmith) and his wife Jane 26yrs. In Lamerton, Tavistock, Devon. Others listed: Isaac 4yrs and Elizabeth 6yrs. Isaac Rosekilly 56yrs widower. Apprentice John Snell Jeffry 21yrs. Servant: Alice Fullford 18yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
ROWE James Ladner (Snr) Blacksmith 1822: James Ladner Rowe (Snr), blacksmith of Buryas Bridge in Cornwall. The 1861 UK census lists him as 39yrs with wife Elizabeth A. 40yrs. Children: James Ladner Rower(Jnr) aged 17yrs (blacksmith); William. M. Rowe 16yrs (blacksmith); Richard. H. 12yrs; Elizabeth. A. 11yrs; Mary. M. 5yrs; Ellen. J. 4yrs; infant son 3 days old. Also listed is Mary Richards 31yrs,nurse. See Blacksmiths of Australia and New Zealand for his son James Ladner Rowe (Jnr), blacksmith, born 1854, Cornwall (immigrated to NZ & Australia). For further information contact Chris by
ROWE William Blacksmith 1845: William. M. Rowe, blacksmith. Born 1845 in Buryas Bridge in Cornwall. See Blacksmiths of Cornwall for his father James Ladner (Snr) and other family members. His brother James Ladner (Jnr) is also listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and New Zealand. For further information contact Chris by
ROWLING Samuel Richard Blacksmith 1819: Samuel Richard Rowling, blacksmith. Born 1819 St Stephen by Saltash, Cornwall, England. Died in 1896 Tresco Scilly, Devon. Wife: Mary Ann Symons born 1821 Braunton Devon and died 1906 in Swansea, Glamorgan. Samuel also worked as a Constable / Overseer in Tresco, Island Bay, Scilly. The Overseers of the Poor are sworn in Constables, of the various islands. Produced their annual accounts which were examined approved and passed. Contact Merv by
SARJENT John Blacksmith 1816: John Sarjent, blacksmith. Born about 1816 in Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 35yrs, unmarried, living in the Village of Bradworthy, Bideford, Devon with his brother Richard Sarjent 37yrs (A farmer) and Ann 33yrs and their children Sally 15yrs and Richard 15yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SAVIDGE John Blacksmith 1780: John Savidge, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1780 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 71yrs, a widower, living at 8 Hampton Cottages, Plymouth, Devon. Lodging with Thomas P & Maria Colwell. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SHORT Joseph Blacksmith 1790: Joseph Short, blacksmith. Born about 1790 in Poughill, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 61yrs, living in Pyworthy Village, Holsworthy, Devon with wife Catherine 71yrs (born Pyworthy). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SIMMONS John. D. Blacksmith 1808: John. D. Simmons, blacksmith. Born about 1808 in Week, St Mary, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 43yrs, living in Higher Lane, Plymouth, Devon with wife Maria 47yrs (born Hatherleigh, Devon). See census 1851 for 5 children listed. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SIMMONS Joseph Blacksmith 1802: Joseph Simmons, blacksmith. Born circa 14th April 1802 Gwennup Cornwal, England. Died 3rd September 1872 in Adelaide South Australia, aged 70 years. He arrived 1849 PT Adelaide SA with 4 daughters all married. Joseph was a well respected Blacksmith in Adelaide and in Carrharrack, St Day, Melangoose, Portleven and Falmoth prior to 1849. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Australia and Cornwall Indexes. To share information contact Merv by
SIMMONS Nicholas Blacksmith 1792: Nicholas Simmons, blacksmith. Born about 1792 in Launceston, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Nicholas as 59yrs, living at 7 Week Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Nancy 43yrs (born Plymouth, Devon). Children: Mary 23yrs, Nicholas 12yrs, Elizabeth 4yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SIMMONS Richard Blacksmith 1793: Richard Simmons, blacksmith. Born about 1793, North Petherwin, Cornwall, England. Married [1] Sarah-- married [2] Jane. Contact Beverley by
SLEEP George Blacksmith 1832: George Sleep, blacksmith. Born about 1832 in Callington, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 19yrs, living in Higher foreham Cottages, Plymouth with his father Samuel 45yrs (born 1806 blacksmith). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SLEEP Samuel Blacksmith 1806: Samuel Sleep, blacksmith. Born about 1806 in Callington, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 45yrs, a widower, living in Higher foreham Cottages, Plymouth, Devon with his children: . Born: Callington-CON. Widower. Children: George 19yrs (born 1832 blacksmith); Isabella 17y; Emanuel 14y; Jane 10y; Caroline 8y; Samuel 6y. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SLEEP Samuel Blacksmith 1818: Samuel Sleep, blacksmith. Born about 1818 in Landest, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 33yrsliving at No.22 John Lane, Plymouth with wife Elizabeth 34yrs (born Devonport, Devon) and son Samuel 5yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SLOMAN John Blacksmith 1837: John Sloman, blacksmiths servant. Born about 1837 in North Tamerton, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 4yrs, living in North Tamerton with his parents John 40yrs and Maria 35yrs. Siblings: Eleanor 12yrs; Jane 9yrs; Betsey 6yrs; Sarah 1yr infant. Also listed is William Brimacombe 15yrs. In 1851 John is 14yrs, working for blacksmith Charles and Harriet Sandercock in Hornacott Chappel, Holsworthy. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SMITH Charles Blacksmith 1829: Charles Smith, blacksmith. Born 1829 at Langley, Norfolk, England. Son of James Smith(born 1801 at Heckingham, Nfk). The 1851 UK census lists Charles as 22yrs, unmarried, a smith journeyman, lodging at the Bird in Hand pub, Ellingham, Norfolk. Charles married Eliza Darby on 13th December 1851, at Kirby Cane, Norfolk. In 1861 Charles is 33yrs, iving at 1 - Low Road to Beccles, Hales, Norfolk. Three children: Charles DARBY, born Aug 1850, Kirby Cane; Mary A., SMITH, 1852, Ellingham; Emma Smith, 1858, Woolwich, Kent. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Norfolk. Contact Anthony by
SMITH George Blacksmith 1834: George Smith, blacksmith. Born 1834 at Bradestone, Norfolk, England (Bradestone now forms part of the village of Brundall). Died 1900 at Helston, Cornwall. Son of James Smith (born 1801 at Heckingham, Nfk). The 1851 Uk census lists George as 18yrs, a farm servant in the household of farmer Robert Capon at Upton, Nfk. George married Susan Kemp on 21 Jun 1856 at Helston. In 1861 George is 27yrs, living at Meneage Street, Helston. 1871: George is 37yrs, still at Meneage Street, Helston. In 1881 George is 46yrs, at Coinagehall Street, Helston, and in 1891, he is 55yrs, a master blacksmith, living at Church Street, Helston. George & Susan had eight children: Susan Emma Kemp SMITH, 1856 Helston to 1899, Helston; Harriet Kemp SMITH, 1859 Helston; Emily J. SMITH, 1860 Helston to 1871; George Charles SMITH, 1862 Helston to 1946 Helston; Ambrose SMITH, 1865 Helston to 1872 Helston; Mary Ecclestone SMITH, 1867 Helston; William SMITH, 1871 Helston; Annie Kemp SMITH, 1874 Helston. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Norfolk. Contact Anthony by
SNELL James Blacksmith 1825: James Snell, blacksmith. Born 1820-1821 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 25yrs, lodging with widow Sarah Smith and her family at 35 Keates Street, Devonport, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
SNELL John Blacksmith 1812: John Snell, blacksmith. Born about 1812 in Saltash, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 39yrs, living at 8 Flora Street, Plymouth, Devon with wife Mary 37yrs (born Lenarric, Cornwall) and son George 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
STEPHENS Richard Blacksmith 1814: Richard Stephens, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1814 in St Cler, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 37yrs, living in Stoke Fleming Village Dragon Green, Kingsbridge with wife Elizabeth 27yrs (born Liskead, Cornwall). Children: Joshua 11yrs, Sampson 9yrs,Edwain 7yrs,Mary Ann 4yrs,Elizabeth 2yrs,Nicolas 3yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
STEPHENS Thomas Blacksmith 1807: Thomas Stephens, blacksmith. Born about 1807 in St Minnow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 Uk census lists Thomas as 44yrs, living at 6 St John Street, Clowance, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Elizabeth 44yrs (born St Pinnock, Cornwall) and daughter Sarah. J. 12yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
STEVENS Philip Blacksmith 1761: Philip Stevens, blacksmith superannuated. Born about 1761 in Looe, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Philip as 90yrs, living at 1 Princess Street, Ope, Devonport, Devon with wife Lydia 60yrs (born Devon). Philip worked at the Gunwharf. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
STUKE John Blacksmith 1828: John Stuke, blacksmith. Born about 1828 in Calstock, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 23yrs, living in Devon Gt Consols, Tavistock, Devon with wife Kitty 29yrs (born Calstock) and their children: Mary 3yrs, Joseph 3yrs, Jane 1yr. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
TAIGELLAS Henry Blacksmith 1822: Henry Taigellas, blacksmith. Born about 1822 in St Agness, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 29yrs, living in Beeralston Lodges, Bedford Street Beerferris, Devon with wife Mary 26yrs (born St Agness) and daughters Mary 3yrs and Elizabeth 1yr. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
THOMAS Peter Blacksmith 1780: Peter Thomas, blacksmith. Born about 1780, Cornwall. The 1841 UK census lists him as 60 yrs old. living in Churchtown in Mullion in Cornwall. Children: Peter Thomas aged 15, James Thomas aged 14.yrs. Also listed: Ann Mundy aged 1yr and Jane Downing (housekeeper). Ann Mundy is listed as his niece but that word has been crossed out. 1851 Census lists Peter Thomas as 71yrs, a widower, blacksmith, still living in Churchtown Mullion. Peter Thomas the blacksmith was married to Susannah George. His son Peter became a farmer in the village of Mullion. Contact Rachel by
TIPPETT Robert Blacksmith 1788: Robert Tippett, blacksmith. Born 1788 in Padstow, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 63yrs, living in St Columb Major, Cornwall. His son Robert also a blacksmith born 1819. Contact Caroline by
TONKIN James Blacksmith 1794: James Tonkin, blacksmith. Born about 1794 in St Agness, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 57yrs, living at Magpie, Buckland Monachorum, Devon. Wife: Ann 45yrs (born Lidford, Devon). Children: John 25yrs (born 1826 blacksmith), William 13yrs, Charles 9yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
TRETHEWEY William Blacksmith 1839: William Trethewey, blacksmith. Born in St Dennis, St Austell, Cornwall. Christened 6th July 1839 in St Dennis, St Austell. Parents, John Trethewey and Ann Bennett. William was apprenticed to James Rendall (Census 1861). Emigrated to Australia 8th February 1864 on the ‘Tudor’ with his wife Elizabeth. Became a miner in Ballarat and Stawell, where he returned to blacksmithing. Retired to Melbourne. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Australia. Contact Anita by
TRUSCOTT Alfred Blacksmith 1825: Alfred Truscott, blacksmith. Born about 1825 in Bramwell, Cornwall, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists Alfred as 26yrs, living at 49 Duke Street, Clowance, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Elizabeth 28yrs (born St Austle, Cornwall) and son Ambrose A. 4mths infant. Sister:-in-law: Alice Crabb 14yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
VIVIAN John Tucker Blacksmith 1825: John Tucker Vivian, blacksmith. Born 1825 at Camborne and died 1887 at Camborne Cornwall, England. The UK census for 1841 & 1851 list John working as blacksmith at Back Lane, Camborne. Moved to Herodsfoot with wife, Mary, and raised 10 children in the village. Continued working as a blacksmith at a lead mine. COntact Dabid by
VIVIANS Samuel. C. Blacksmith 1803: Samuel. C. Vivians, blacksmith. Born about 1803 in Bodmin, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Samuel as 38yrs, living in Park Street, Plymouth Parish of St Charles the Martyr, Devon. Wife: Alice 32yrs (born Devon). Children: George 12yrs; Samuel 10yrs; Francis 7yrs; Henry 3yrs; John 1yr infant. Other person listed Ann Hill 18yrs. In 1851 Samuel is 48yrs, Alice 42yrs, living in Tavistock Street, Plumouth. Children: Samuel 20yrs; Francis 17yrs; Henry 13yrs; John 10yrs; Alice 1yr infant. Mother in law Sally Morrison 65yrs. Servant Mary Coobmer 19yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon
WALKCOM Jon Blacksmith 1822: Jon Walkcom, blacksmith. Born about 1822 in Tywardreath, Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Jon as 18yrs, living in Tywardreath with his parents John 49yrs and Ann 40yrs. Siblings: Ann 15yrs and Sarah 9yrs. In 1851 Jon is 29yrs, living in 5 Pepper Street, Beerferris Tavistock, Devon with wife Elizabeth 30yrs (born Beerferris). Children: Elizabeth A. 4 yrs; Charles 2y; Sarah J. 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WATTS Edward Blacksmith 1826: Edward Watts, blacksmith. Born about 1826 in Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Edward as 25yrs, lodging with Thomas Hearl (a thatcher); Mary Hearl and their family in Knackerknowle, Egg Buckland, St Mary, Devon. Also lodging there is his brother William Watts 19yrs (born 18132 blackmith). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WATTS James Blacksmith 1799: James Watt, blacksmith. Born about 1799 in Wendron, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 52yrs, lodging with William & Elizabeth Hodge and family in Bedford St, Lower St Giles, Beeralston Lodges, Beerferris, Devon. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WATTS William Blacksmith 1832: William Watts, blacksmith. Born about 1832 in Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 19yrs, lodging with Thomas Hearl (a thatcher); Mary Hearl and their family in Knackerknowle, Egg Buckland, St Mary, Devon. Also lodging there is his brother Edward 25yrs (born 1826 blacksmith). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WESTLAKE William Charles Blacksmith 1874: William Charles Westlake, blacksmith. Born 18 April 1874 at Red River, Cornwall, England. Parents: Wm Westlake (Jnr born 1853 blacksmith) and Sidwell Vincent. He can be seen on the 1881 to 1891 census for Horrabridge. Died 12 December 1893 at Horrabridge. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon. Contact Carol by.
WHITEHAIR William Blacksmith 1855: John Whitehair, blacksmith. Born March 1855 at Mewan, Cornwall, England and died 07 Jan 1927 in Tavistock Devon. Wife: Lucy Matthews born 1855 in Corldridge, Cornwall and died 07 Jan 1928. They emigrated to Charters Towers Queensland Australia where John was mine smithy in one of the large gold mines. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia, Cornwall and Devon. I am also a decendant of Samuel Henwood blacksmith born Tavistock 1826 . He was my grandfather. Contact Pauline by
WIDGER Sampson Blacksmith 1816: Sampson Widger, blacksmith retired. Born about 1816 in Callington, Cornwall, England. The 1881 UK census lists Sampson as 65yrs, at 4 Ross Hill, Stoke Demerel, Devon with wife Jane 59yrs and son William 25yrs, unmarried (A rigger at HM Dock Yards). Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WILLCOCK James Blacksmith 1814: James Willcock, blacksmith. Born about 1814 in St Mininon , Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 37yrs, living at 7 Chapel Street, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Amy 48yrs (born St Mininon) and children Charles 7yrs, Mary 3yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WOOD Henry Blacksmith 1816: Henry Wood, blacksmith. Born about 1816 in Quithiock, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 35yrs, living at 5 Boot Lane, Stoke Damerel, Devon with wife Caroline 23yrs born Devonport-DEV. Daughter: Susan 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WRIGHT Richard Blacksmith 1837: Richard Wright, blacksmith. Born about 1837, Lawhitton, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 14yrs, living at Lifton Down, Tavistock, Devon with parents, Robert Wright 56yrs (born 1795 blacksmith) and Thomasin Wright 57yrs. Siblings: Robert 17yrs (born 1834 blacksmith) and sister Sarah 11yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
WRIGHT Robert Blacksmith 1834: Robert Wright (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1834, Lawhitton, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 17yrs, living at Lifton Down, Tavistock, Devon with parents, Robert Wright 56yrs (born 1795 blacksmith) and Thomasin Wright 57yrs. Siblngs: Richard 14yrs (born 1837 blacksmith) and sister Sarah 11yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cornwall and Devon.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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