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BARNES Charles Blacksmith 1816: Charles Barnes, blacksmiths. Born about 1816 in parish of Whippingham, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 60yrs, living in parish of Whippingham with wife Henrietta 25yrs.and son Charles 4yrs.
BENNETT Edward Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1884: Edward Bennett, wheelwright. Born 1884, in Ryde, Isle of Wight. The son of Henry Bennett, a Blacksmith and Wheelwright who was born in Odiham Hampshire. He had a workshop next to St Johns County Primary School, Ryde, and owned the first cottage on St Johns Road. He died 1904, from a "coughing fitquot;. The workshop was later a Rag and Bone Merchants, and is now a second hand car Sales. See Interesting Stories link on the home page for image. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Edward William Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1883: Edward William Bennett, blacksmith & Wheelwright. Born 1883, in Ryde Isle of Wight, See Edward listed in Indexes for Blacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights, along with his father Edward Bennett, and brother Henry John Bennett. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Henry Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1823: Henry Bennett, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born about 1823, in Odiham, Hampshire. He moved to the Isle of Wight sometime before 1847. He married Ellen WHEELER in 1847. He was a blacksmith and wheelwright in Ryde. He appeared on the census from 1851 to 1881. He died in 1882, and was buried in Ryde Cemetery. He is listed in IBlacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights Indexes. See Interesting Stories link on the home page for image. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Henry John Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1876: Henry John Bennett, Blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 1876, in Ryde, Isle of Wight. On his marriage certificate, his father is noted as Edward Bennett, a Wheelwright. At the time of his marriage, Henry was living at 1 St Johns Rd. He later had a workshop at the bottom of Park Road, Ryde, on the site of the old Vectis Bus Depot. On the 1933 Electoral Reg, he was living at 9 Ryde View, St Johns Wood Rd Ryde. he died in 1949. See Henry John listed in Indexes for Blacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights, along with his father Edward Bennett, and brother Edward Bennett. Contact Sally-Ann by
BRYANT Arthur Blacksmith Arthur Bryant, blacksmith & farrier. Does anybody have any info on the Forge that used to be in Priory Road Carisbrooke, it is where Dave Death's motorcycle shop is now. It used to be my grandfather's forge, Arthur Bryant. He also had the forge at Plaish. We know he was a Blacksmith/Farrier as he shoed horses and made iron items including some of the gates on the big houses of the IoW. I would be grateful for any info, and if anybody has a photo that would be wonderful. Thankyou. Please contact Anne by
COLWELL Chas Blacksmith 1813: Chas Colwell, blacksmith. Born about 1813, East Tisted, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Chas as 38yrs,unmarried, living/working with parents, master blacksmith Frances and Ann Colwell, at Barn Green, Hambledon. See Blacksmiths of Isle of Wight for other family members.
COLWELL Francis Blacksmith 1781: Francis Colwell, master blacksmith. Born about 1781, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Francis as 70yrs, living at Barn Green, Hambledon with wife Ann 55ys (born Privitt, Hampshire). Children: Chas 38yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Henry 20yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); granddaughter Lucy Colwell 7yrs; grandson William Colwell 4yrs. Francis is listed in the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
COLWELL Henry Blacksmith 1831: Henry Colwell, blacksmith. Born about 1831, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 20yrs, unmarried, living/working with parents, master blacksmith Frances and Ann Colwell, at Barn Green, Hambledon. See Blacksmiths of Isle of Wight for other family members.
CREETH George Edward Blacksmith 1824: George Edward Creeth,blacksmith. Born 1824, Shorwell, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Died 1883. Wife Maria Carter. For further information Contact.
CREETH James Blacksmith, Farrier 1841: James Creeth, blacksmith & farrier. Born 1793. Died 1877, Brixton, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Wife Elizabeth Edwards. Listed as smith and farrier in 1841 census.Listed in both Blacksmiths of the Isle of Wight & the Farriers Index. For further information contact.
GLASSPELL Charles (Snr) Blacksmith 1823: Charles Glasspell, blacksmith. Born about 1823 at Arreton, Isle of Wight. He lived all his life in East Cowes. Died in 1886 age 63yrs. Census 1861 lists Charles as 37yrs. Wife: Harriett 35yrs. Children: Jannet 17yrs, Emma 13yrs, Hamilton 11yrs (shipwrights apprentice in 1861 but later became a mariner) Lucy 9yrs, Alice 5yrs, Agnes 3yrs, Charles 11month infant (he also became a shipwright Charles (Jnr) is listed in the Shipwrights index. Contact great-great-granddaughter of Charles (Snr) Margaret by.
GREEST John Blacksmith 1824: John Greest, blacksmith. Born about 1824, Hambledon, Hampshire., England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 27yrs, at Hambledon with his uncle, master blacksmith Richard Greest and family listed on Blacksmiths of Isle of Wight.
GREEST Richard Blacksmith 1805: Richard Greest, blacksmith. Born about 1805, Hambledon, Hampshire., England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 46yrs, at Hambledon with wife Martha 37yrs(born AHmbledon). Children: Hy 9yrs; Geo 6yrs; Wm 3yrs. Rebecca Gresst 44yrs (sister) and nephew John Greest 27yrs (blacksmith). Richard is listed in the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
HAMMOND George Blacksmith 1809: George Hammond, blacksmith . Born about 1809, Hamledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 42yrs at Town End, Hambledon. See Blacksmiths of Isle of Wight for other family members.
HAMMOND Harry Blacksmith 1775: Harry Hammond, master blacksmith. Born about 1775, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Harry as 76yrs, living at Town End, Hambledon with wife Elizabeth 60yrs, Children: Harry,47yrs,unmarried (blacksmith); George 42yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Jos. 36yrs, unmarried (master plumber).David 30yrs, unmarried (master bootmaker); grandson George Lott 9yrs. Harry is listed in the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
HAMMOND Harry Blacksmith 1804: Harry Hammond (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1804, Born about 1809, Hamledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Harry as 47yrs at Town End, Hambledon. See Blacksmiths of Isle of Wight for other family members.
HERBERT Jeremiah Blacksmith 1825: Jeremiah Herbert, blacksmnith. Born about 1825 in Brading-IOW. The 1881 census lists him as 56yrs, living Rose Cot School Street,Oakfield, Isle of Wight,UK; with wife Charlotte 55yrs born Newchurch-IOW; plu son Alfred. H.Herbert (see Blacksmiths of Hampshire Index). Daughters: Sarah Wiffin 28yrs, Emily Herbert 20yrs, Mary.J.Herbert 14yrs. For further information contact Ann by.
JOLLIFFE Samuel Blacksmith 1861: Samuel Jolliffe, blacksmith. Born about 1840 in West Cowes,Isle of Wight. The 1861 census lists him as 21yrs living at ---Cottage, Fellow Road, West Cowes. Father James 56yrs. Mother Emily 56yrs.Siblings: Joseph.H. 20yrs(boatbuilder), David 30yrs(iron moulder), Emily 19yrs.
PAGE Thomas Blacksmith 1816: Thomas Page, blacksmith. Born about 1816, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 35yrs, living at Town, Hambledon with wife Martha 30yrs. Children: Ann 8yrs; Thomas 6yrs; William 5yrs; George 3yrs.; Frederick 2yrs. Father William Page 62yrs, widower, retired blacksmith. Thomas is listed in the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
PAGE William Blacksmith 1789: William Page, retired blacksmith. Born about 1789, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 62yrs, widower,retired. Living at Town, Hambledon, with his son master blacksmith Thomas Page and family (listed in this index
POND ? Thomas Blacksmith 1831: Thomas Pond?, blacksmith. Born about 1831 in Essex. The 1861 Uk census lists him as 30yrs, living 14 Ward Street, Sheerness, Kent, with wife ?Jane 23yrs. Son William 4mths infant;
SHEATH George Blacksmith 1816: George Sheath, blacksmith. Born about 1825 in Whippingham, Isle of Wight,Hampshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, living in Chapel Place Parish of Whippingham. Wife Ellen 25yrs. Son Thomas 1yr infant.
SHEATH Thomas Blacksmith 1781: Thomas Sheath, blacksmith. Born about 1871 in parish of Whippingham, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 60yrs, living in parish of Whippingham with wife Jane 65yrs and ?daughter Sarah 14yrs.
SMITH Charles Edward Blacksmith 1831: Charles Edward Smith, whitesmith. Born in 1831, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England. Charles was a whitesmith until 1881, next census Blacksmith 1891. Died 1905 (2nd quarter). Married Caroline Guy. Contact Ivy by.
SNELLING Daniel Blacksmith - Journeyman 1822: Daniel Snelling,blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1822 n Wootton, Hampshire. The 1851 Ukc ensus lists him as 29yrs, living in Castle Street, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, with wife Ann 29yrs. Children listed: Hannah ?11yrs; Elizabeth 6yrs; Fanny 5yrs; Jon 3yrs; Ellen 7mths infant.
SUTTON ? Charles Blacksmith - Journeyman 1814: Charles Sutton, blacksmsith. Born about 1814 in Godshill-HANTS. The1851 census lists him as 37yrs, at Castle Street(?Fulmer Place), Whippingham, Isle of Wight. . Wife: Eliza 27yrs born HANTS(village unreadable). Children: William 4yrs,Jane 9yrs,; Nephew: James Tickner 2yrs.
URRY Thomas Blacksmith 1824: Thomas Urry, master blacksmith, employs 1 man. Born about 1824, Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 27yrs, living with his aunt Elizabeth Byerley 81yrs, widow, at ?Clarks House, Thorley, Hampshire. Also listed is Elizabeth’s brother Alexander Taylor 77yrs, unmarried and servant Eliza Beer 28yrs. The 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset lists Thomas Urry, blacksmith, Isle of Wight, England. 1961: Thomas is 37yrs, unmarried, head of house at Thorley. Others listed: housekeeper Anne Norman 46yrs,married; blacksmith William Sawyer 26yrs, unmarried; visitor Walter Stallard 24yrs; visitor Augutsus Norman 5yrs.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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