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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.
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
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 Richard Blacksmith 1793: Richard Simmons, blacksmith. Born about 1793, North Petherwin, Cornwall, England. Married [1] Sarah-- married [2] Jane. Contact Beverley by
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
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
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 David by
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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