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BECK James Blacksmith 1806: James Beck, blacksmith. Born about 1806, Ireland. The 1851 UK census lists James as 45yrs, living at Threafithwaite cottages, Creater, Cumberland; with wife Elizabeth 50yrs(born Ireland). Children: Sarah 22yrs, unmarried; Elizabeth 21yrs, unmarried; Mary Jane 19yrs, unmarried;; Samuel 18yrs (see Cartwrights Index) and Margaret Beck 15yrs. Also listed is granddaughter Elizabeth Beck 2yrs; Esther Beck 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cumberl and Ireland. Researches surnames Beck and Govier-Hatson. Contact Shirley by
CARLISLE John Blacksmith 1828: John Carlisle, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Hesket.
FAWCETT Septimus Blacksmith 1845: Septimus Fawcett, blacksmith. Born 20 Mar 1845, Gamblesby, Cumberland, England. The 1861 UK census lists Septimus as an apprentice blacksmith in the household of William Hewitt, blacksmith in Hoff, Westmorland. Septimus is related to the Sisson brothers already listed in your pages. Septimus arrived in Victoria about 1865. in 1869 he married Ellen Millicent Jones and they eventually settled in Numurkah. They had a family of 12 children. Septimus died on 16 Sep 1925 at Numurkah. Contact Lyn by
GADDES Robert Blacksmith 1828: Robert Gaddes, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Caldbeck.
GAINFORD Joseph Blacksmith - Master 1796: Joseph Gainford, blacksmith. Born 1796, and christened 10 April 1796 at Egremont, in Cumberland, England. He became a master blacksmith. He lived in Calderbridge, Cumberland, with his wife Hannah (COOKE of Haile) & ten children. He is mentioned as being a blacksmith on the 1841, 1851, 1861, and two of his sons also became blacksmiths. The smithy remained in the family until the late 1900s, the last blacksmith being Isaac Gainford his great grandson. Joseph Gainford (b:1796) was my great great grandfather. There were other Gainford blacksmiths in the family, but as far as I know, Joseph Gainford b 1796 was the first and Isaac Gainford born early 1900s was the last. Contact Margaret by.
GRAHAM George Blacksmith 1828: George Graham, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Great Bolton.
MANDELL John Blacksmith 1776: John Mandell , blacksmith. Baptised on 22 August 1776 at Bolton Parish, Cumberland, England. He married Grace Dunglison in 1797. His profession as blacksmith is mentioned in the parish registers of Preston, Lancashire where he died in 1840. Contact Jenny by.
PATTINSON Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Pattinson, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given Mill House, Nr. Hesket.
POOL Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Pool, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Hesket.
RICHARDSON George Blacksmith 1828: George Richardson, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Kirkoswald.
RUSH George Blacksmith 1828: George Rush, Blacksmith of Cumberland , England. Information from Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory 1828/29. Address given as Lower Hesket.
SISSON Robert Blacksmith 1854: Robert Sisson, blacksmith. Born about 1854, born Temple Sowerby, Westmorland, England. The 1891 UK Census 1891 for Stanhope, Durham, England: lists Robert as 37yrs; with wife Emma (nee Wilkinson) 32yrs, born Warcop, Westmorland. Children: Mary Annie 12yrs, Alfred Ernest 9yrs, Ethel Margaret 7yrs, Emma Jane 5yrs, Elizabeth Eleanor 3yrs, Gladys Muriel 1yr(All children born at Stanhope,Durham). Roberts parents: John Wilson Sisson and Annie Gregson (nee Faint,) both born Westmorland. Contact Cynthia by .
SKELTON Henry Blacksmith Journeyman 1842: Henry Skelton, Blacksmith (journeyman). Born about 1842, Broughton, Cumberland , England. The 1871 UK census lists Henry as 29yrs; living in Arlcdon, Cumberland, with wife Sarah 25yrs. Daughter Mary Jane born 1867. Daugher Elizabeth C. born 1869. P.O.B. Broughton, Cumberland. Residence in 1871 Arlecdon, Cumberland.
WHITELOCK Wm Blacksmith 1811: William Whitelock. This information was found in the "The principle inhabitants of Whitehaven 1811" at www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk/cumbria/jollie_whitehaven_f.html
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