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AINSWORTH George Blacksmiths & Farmer 1819: George Ainsworth, blacksmith & famer 104 acres. Born about 1819, Blackburn, Lancashire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 32yrs, at living at 34 Brick Place, Catterall, Lancs; with wife Genny 35yrs (born Brindle,Lancashire). Children: Thomas 12yrs; William 10yrs; Betty 8yrs; Grace 5yrs; Margaret 1yr infant. Visitor: Isabella Cotton 32yrs, unmarried(farmers daughter). In 1861 George 42yrs; Jane (?Genny) 46yrs, living at 122 Bowveric Street, Preston. Children: Betty 19yrs; Grace 15yrs; Margaret 12yrs; Ann 10yrs; George 3yrs. In 1871: George 52yrs; Jane 54yrs; living Can Bridge, Walton le Dale. Children: Margaret21yrs; Ann 19yrs; G13yrs. The 1881 census lists George as 61yrs; Jane 58yrs. Hippinges,Dewhurst, Wilpshire, Blackburn. Also listed: nephew Eli Ainsworth 33yrs,unmarried(farm labourer) and nephew Jeremiah Sharpler 31yrs,unmarried (farm labourer). Contact Dawn by
ALLISON Francis Blacksmith 1781: Francis Allison, master blacksmith. Born about 1781, Garstang, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Frank as 60yrs, at London Road, Garstang, with wife Sarah 55yrs (born Lancashire); plus daughters Frances Allison 30yrs; Mary Allison 20yrs and son Francis 20yrs(tailor). George Cookson 20yrs (apprentice blacksmith) and Robert Garlick 15yrs (apprentice blacksmith).
ALLISON George Blacksmith 1804: George Allison, blacksmith. Born 1804, he was the village Blacksmith at Wimmarleigh, Nr Garstang, Lancashire where he lived with wife Ellen nee Hornby and their family. He employed 3 other Blacksmiths and also apprentices. His brother Robert Hornby born 1807 also of Wimmarleigh was also a Blacksmith. To share information contact Eileen by.
ANDREW Peter Blacksmith 1831: Peter Andrew, blacksmith. Born about 1831, Swinton, Lancashire, England. In 1851 Peter was blacksmith t Peel green, Lancashire and lived in Swinton 1854 to 1868. The 1861 UK census lists him as 30yrs, at Swinton with wife Ellen 45yrs (born Swinton). Children listed: step-daughter Mary Alice Newton 21yrs, unmarried; Step-son Charles Johnston Newton 18yrs; step-son Johnston Newton 15yrs; step-daughter Elizabeth Ann 12yrs; sons Peter Andrew 7yrs and Alfred Andrew 3yrs. Contact Anthony by
ASHWORTH John Blacksmith 1828: John Ashworth, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Drake Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire
ATHERTON John J Blacksmith 1806: John. J. Atherton, blacksmith. Born about 1806, St Helens, Lancashire, England. In 1861 John is 54yrs, living at the Docks in Widnes Lancashire with wife ?Saul 54yrs (born St Helens) and daughter Catherine13yrs;. They are living with John’s brother Thomas Atherton and his family. See the Atherton One-Name Study at www.one-name.org and Contact Derek by
BARRATT John Blacksmith 1828: John Barratt, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Reed Yard, Rochdale, Lancashire.
BATCHELOR Thomas James Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1868: Thomas James Batchelor, blacksmith & wheelwright in Manchester, England. Born 1868 in Lee Common, Bucks. His family moved to Gorton, Manchester, in 1874. Thomas was apprenticed and eventually started his own business. He later worked for Greaves and Faulkner at the railway in Gorton until retirement in 1944. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Lancashire & the Wheelwrights Index. To share information contact grandson David by
BENTLEY John Blacksmith 1828: John Bentley, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Buersall, Rochdale, Lancashire.
BEVAN George (Jnr) Blacksmith 1833: George Bevan (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1833, Durkinfield, Cheshire. The 1851 UK census lists George (Jnr) as 15yrs, living at Towns Lane, Ashton Under Lynne,Lancashire. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for his parents George (Snr) and Mary Bevan, plus siblings. Contact Laurie by
BEVAN George (Snr) Blacksmith 1802: George Bevan (Snr) blacksmith. Born about 1801-2, Ashton Under Lynne, Lancashire, England. Died 1858. George married Mary Hallam, 27 Sep 1830. The 1851 UK census lists George as 49yrs, living at Towns Lane, with Mary (born 1808 Ashton Under Lynne). Children: Maria 20yrs; George 18yrs (blacksmith); William 15yrs (chain maker); Mary Ann 4yrs; John 6yrs; Elizabeth 10months infant. Contact Laurie by
BEVAN James Blacksmith 1796: James Bevan, blacksmith. Born about 1796, Ashton under Lynne, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists James as 45yrs, living in Ashton under Lynne with wife Jane 40yrs (born Lancashire). Children: Samuel 13yrs; Hannah 11yrs.
BIRD Richard (Dick) Blacksmith 1870: Richard (called Dick)Bird, blacksmith. Born about 1879 in Lancaster, Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 21yrs, boarder at 33 Clifton Street, Blackburn, Lancashire; with Barnabas Bolton (a tailor) and his family. In 1901, Richard is 31yrs, at Brooke Street, Leyland, Lancashire; with wife Jane 34yrs (born Leyland). Children: James 5yrs; John 2yrs. 1911 census finds Richard 41yrs, a blacksmith contractor; Jane 44yrs. James 15yrs; John 12yrs. Postal address noted as W16, Leyland Lane, Lancaster. Contact Richard by.
BROADBENT Joseph Blacksmith 1819: Joseph Broadbent, blacksmith. Born about 1819, Openshaw, Lancashire, England. The 1861 UK census lists Joseph as 42yrs, living at Ardwick, Lancashire, with wife Ann 33yrs (born Bolton, Lancashire). Children: Samuel 14yrs; Henry 12yrs; Mary Ann 10yrs; Joseph 1yr infant. .
BROADLEY James Blacksmith 1723: James Broadley , blacksmith. Baptised at Church Kirk 20th March 1723/24 as the illegitimate son of Ellen Broadley and John Birtwill/Birtwistle who had married Ellen's sister Jennet on 2 Sep 1723. James's children's baptisms at Haslingden name him as blacksmith of Baxenden or Accrington. His grandfather, John Broadley made a will 23rd October 1733 leaving "James Broadley alias Birtwistle son of Ellin Dugdale my daughter the sum of three pounds and one cupboard". Contact Marie by.
CLEGG John Blacksmith 1828: John Clegg, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Hunters Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
COOKSON George Blacksmith 1821: George Cookson, blacksmith. Born about 1821, Manchester, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 20yrs, an apprentice with master blacksmith Francis Allison of London Road, Garstang, Lancashire. In 1851 George is 31yrs, at Chester Road with wife Sarah 28yrs (born Manchester). Children: Sarah.A. 9yrs and James 7yrs.
CUNILIFFE John Blacksmith 1761: John Cunliffe, a blacksmith. Born in circa 1761. He married Sarah Ormerod on 6 January 1794 in Newchurch St. Nicholas, Chapelry of Haslingden. John died aged 78yrs in January 1840 and was buried 27 January 1840 in Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire. Aged 78. Sarah Ormerod was born circa 1769 in Rawtenstall. She was an Innkeeper. Children: James born 1794, Mary born 1797, John born 1799, Betty born 1803, Henry born 1806 (see Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index), Joseph born abt.1814 & Jane born abt. 1819. Contact Tony by.
CUNLIFFE Henry Blacksmith 1806: Henry Cunliffe, a blacksmith. Born: 1806, Norfolk, England. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index for parents John (born abt.1761) & Sarah nee Ormerod plus several siblings The 1841 Census records Henry (?still single) at the Bishops Blaize Inn, Rawtenstall, aged 35. To share information contact Tony by.
DONOHOE/DONOGHUE Michael (Jnr) Blacksmith 1869: Michael Donohoe (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1869 in Co. Roscommon, Ireland. The 1881 UK census lists Michael (jnr) as 11yrs Living at 15 Cable Street, Salford with his family. In 1911 Michael (Jnr) is 41yrs, living at 100 York Street Edgeley, Stockport with wife Eliza 39yrs (born Stockport). Children: Roger 14yrs; Eliza 12yrs; James 9yrs; Jesse 7yrs; Joseph 4yrs; Athur 1yr infant. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Ireland and Lancashire Indexes as are his parents Michael and Ann Donohoe, plus siblings. Contact Adam by
DONOHOE/DONOGHUE Michael (Snr) Blacksmith 1847: Michael Donohoe/Donoghue (Snr), blacksmith. Born about 1847, County Roscommon, Ireland. In 1869, Michael (Snr) lived Kevin Street, Dublin. The 1881 UK census for Salford, Lancashire, lists Michael as 34yrs. Living at 15 Cable Street, Salford with wife Ann Crosby (was married to Crosby) she was born in Mallow, Cork. Michael (Snr) and Ann they had the two children before they were married in 1876. Their son Michael Donohoe (Jnr) 11yrs ( born about 1869), in Co. Roscommon) and daughter Mary Donohoe 9yrs (born about 1872, Salford). Also listed: James Crosby 30yrs (born Roscommon); Eliza Crosby 35yrs; Michael Crosby 11yrs; James Crosby 7yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Ireland and Lancashire. Contact Adam by
DOWNS Isaac Blacksmith, Wheelwright 1816: Isaac Downs, master blacksmith,wheelwright. Isaac was a farmer's son was 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 Cheshire Index & Wheelwrights Index. Contact Val by.
GARDOM John Blacksmith? 1857: John Gardom, born about 1857. Father, John Gardom. I understand there was such gentleman responsible for work at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire and Castle Howard, Yorkshire in the late 1600's, and yet I've not been able to find any details. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Derbyshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire Indexes. If you can help please contact Simon by.
GARDOM John William Blacksmith? 1893: John William Gardom, born 28 Feb 1893, Manchester, Lancashire, England. Died 21 May 1974, Ripley, Derbyshire. Father, John Gardom. See also Blacksmiths of Derbyshire. To share information contact Simon by.
GARLICK Robert Blacksmith,Coachsmith 1826: Robert Garlick, master blacksmith, coachsmith. Born about 1815, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Robert as 15yrs, an apprentice blacksmith to master blacksmith Francis Allison of Garstang. In 1851 Robert is ?23yrs, a blacksmith master in Poulton le Fylde employing one man. He is living with his widowed mother Mary 51yrs and brother Joseph 19yrs. By 1971 he had moved to Everton, Liverpool to be near his brothers and is noted as a Coach Smith (see Cartwrights Index). Contact Simon by
GARSTANG William Blacksmith 1681: William Garstang, blacksmith of Brindle, Lancashire 1681 Listed in indenture dated 1717. Contact John by
GLOVER James Blacksmith 1790: James Glover, blacksmith. Born 1790, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. James married Alice Boardman in 1813 and they had sons John and James Glover. The 1841 UK census lists James as 50yrs, living at Walton-on-the-Hill with sons John 15yrs; Joseph 12yrs; Jane 20yrs; Mary 25yrs; and James 4yrs. Contact Barbara by
GLOVER James Blacksmith 1843: James Glover, blacksmith, fitter Born 1843 in Woolton Liverpool, England. James was son of blacksmith John Glover and Mary nee Preston. The 1861 census lists James as 19yrs, a blacksmith Stricke, unmarried living with his family at Court A 2 House 3 Aston. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for parents John and Mary (nee Preston) and siblings. James married Mary Elizabeth Nickisson nee Hallam in 1873 and on that is listed as a Fitter. His father John who had brought the family to Warwickshire to carry on the blacksmithing profession died in Aston Workhouse. Contact Barbara by
GLOVER James Blacksmith 1842: James Glover, whitesmith. Born about 1842, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. The 1861 UK census lists James as 19yrs, living in Liverpool with his sister Ann 32yrs,unmarried.
GLOVER John (Jnr) Blacksmith 1839: John Glover (Jnr), blacksmith striker. Born about 1839, Woolton Liverpool, England. John was son of blacksmith John Glover and Mary nee Preston. The 1861 census lists John as 22yrs,unmarried living with his family at Court A 2 House 3 Aston. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for parents John and Mary (nee Preston) and siblings. Contact Barbara by
GLOVER John (Snr) Blacksmith 1818: John Glover (Snr), blacksmith. Born 1818 Liverpool, England. John was son of James Glover and Alice nee Boardman. James Listed as Blacksmith on 1837 marriage Certificate 1837 Living at Rupell St Married Mary Preston Living in Lime St Liverpool. Father John Preston Listed as Coachman 1851 census still a Blacksmith but sometime between 1851 and 1861 moved to Aston Birmingham, Warwickshire, UK. The 1861 census lists John as 43yrs; Mary 43yrs. Sons John 22yrs(blacksmith); James 19yrs(blacksmith) and Thomas ?3 yrs (or /13yrs). They were living at Court A 2 House 3 Aston. John continued his trade until he died 1880 aged 63yrs. Contact Barbara by
GREEN Jeremiah Blacksmith 1779: Jeremiah Green, born circa 1779 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. Married Ann Marshall on 2 April 1804. Resided at Greenacres Moor in Oldham Lancashire. Jeremiah died 15 March 1835 in Oldham. Son William born 1807(blacksmith). Contact Debbie by.
GREEN William Blacksmith 1807: WilliamGreen, born 1807. Christened circa 30 August 1807. Died: 18 Oct 1881. Father: Jeremiah Green (Blacksmith). Wife Alice Rhodes married 1830. The 1851 census says he resided at 41 Greenacres Rd Oldham Lancashire occupation stated as Blacksmith. In 1871 census he resided at 7 Greenacres Old Rd. Occupation Bolt Manufacturer employing 5 men and 4 boys. Contact Debbie by.
GREENHALGH George Blacksmith 1789: George Greenhalgh, blacksmith. Born in 1789 (but not in Lancashire). Died 1869. The 1841 UK census lists him as 50yrs, working and living in Old Road Heaton Norris Stockport Lancashire; with wife Rebecca 45yrs (born Lancashire). Children listed: Ann 20yrs; George 15yrs; Daniel 13yrs; William 9yrs; Thomas 7yrs. Contact Paul
HALLIDAY Samuel Blacksmith 1845: Samuel Halliday, blacksmith. Born in 1845 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland and in 1871 was living at 10 Harding Street, in the parish of All Souls, Manchester, England. Wife: Sarah Ann nee Milner, and his three children Selina, Sarah and son Arthur. To share information contact Eileen by.
HARDMAN George Blacksmith 1846: George Hardman, blacksmith. Born about 1846, Walton le Dale, Lancashire, England. The 1861 UK census lists George as 15yrs, apprentice blacksmiths, living in New Hall Lane Samlesbury with his parents. In 1871 George was an assistant blacksmith to William Smith in Broughton. 1881: George is 35yrs, living at 1 Adelphi Place, Preston, Lancashire with wife Lydia 43yrs (born Lancaster). No children listed. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for his parents Richard and Eliza plus other family members. Contributor not related does not want to be contacted.
HARDMAN Richard (Jnr) Blacksmith 1817: Richard Hardman (Jnr), master blacksmith, employs 1 apprentice. Born 1817, Broughton, Lancashire, England. Richard (Jnr) married Eliza Winders in 1842, in St Leonard’s Walton le Dale. In 1851 Richard and Eliza are living in Tardy Gate. Children: Sarah, George, Nathan and Grace. Apprentice: Thomas Johnson (born 1833). By 1861 the family, with the addition of children David born 1852 and Dinah, born 1856, was in New Hall Lane Samlesbury, having moved there sometime between the births of these two children. Son George (aged 15) was now an apprentice blacksmith. In 1871 George was an assistant blacksmith to William Smith in Broughton. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for Richard’s parent’s blacksmith Richard Hardman (Snr) and Dorothy (nee Newsham) who were married in Broughton on 30 Nov 1808. Contributor not related does not want to be contacted.
HARDMAN Richard (Snr) Blacksmith 1795: Richard Hardman (Snr), master blacksmith. Born about 1795 (this date is guessed as I can’t find him on 1841 census). Richard married Dorothy Newsham in Broughton on 30 Nov 1808. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for son Richard Hardman (Jnr) born 1817 in Broughton and other family members. Contributor not related does not want to be contacted.
HUGHES Thomas Blacksmith 1869: Thomas Hughes, blacksmith. Born about 1869, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Son of blacksmith Thomas Alexander Hughes (see Blacksmiths of Lancashire). The 1911 UK census lists Thomas as 42yrs, living at Rowland Street, Liverpool with wife Annie(nee Ann Hampton) 39yrs (born Liverpool). Children: Catherine 13yrs; Arthur 11yrs; Thomas. J. 10yrs; Lawrence 8yrs; Eliza May 6yrs; Mabel Vera 5yrs; Charles. F. 4yrs; William. R. 2yrs. Contributor does not wish to be contacted.
HUGHES Thomas Blacksmith 1840: Thomas Hughes, blacksmith. Born about 1840, Anglesea, Wales. . The 1911 UK census lists Thomas as 71yrs, living at Rhoda Street, Nelson, Lancashire with wife Ann 70yrs and daughter Elizabeth Hughes 37yrs, unmarried, a weaver. Listed in Blacksmiths of Wales and Lancashire.
HULM Richard Blacksmith 1820: Richard Hulm was born 3 Aug 1820 in Bootle cum Lineacre, Lancashire, parents John and Isabella Hulm. Richard married Elizabeth Tinsley 15 Sep 1839 in Liverpool.They had 10 children. Richard died in 1886. Contact Shirley by.
INGHAM Isaac Blacksmith 1828: Isaac Ingham, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Church Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
JACKSON William Blacksmith 1812: William jackson, born circa 1812 in Cheshire Altrincham. Lived and worked in Hulme Manchester. He may have been working on the railways and viaducts as they were being built around that time. The 1851 and 1861 census show him living on Earl Street with his wife Sarah and their 6 children. Contact Susan by.
JACKSON William Blacksmith 1829: William Jackson, born 1829, Salford. H e was working as a blacksmith in Manchester at the same time as the other William Jackson (listed this page). Maybe the two Williams were related in some way. He may have been working on the railways and viaducts as they were being built around that time. Contact Susan by.
JOHNSTON James Blacksmith 1821: James Johnston, born 1821 in Middlesex. By 1841 he was living in Manchester working as a Blacksmith until his death in 1887. Contact Jane by.
JONES Hugh Blacksmith 1818: Hugh Jones, blacksmith and provision shop keeper. Born about 1818, Mostyn, North Wales. The 1861 UK census lists Hugh as 43yrs, at 95 Reather Street, Manchester with wife Jane 43yrs(born Llanfair,Wales). Son: William Jones15yrs. Nephew Llewellyn Jones 21yrs (see Blacksmiths of Lancashire) and niece Jane Hughes 16yrs. In 1871 Hugh is 54yrs (a smith at railway) living at 99 Reather Street with Jane 54yrs. Nephew John Hughes 19yrs(a joiner) and niece Harriet Hughes 17yrs. Contact David by
JONES Llewellyn Blacksmith 1840: Llewellyn Jones, blacksmith. Born 1840, Manchester, Lancashire, England. The 1841 census lists him as a 7 months infant living with his family at Walton on the Hill, Deansgate Manchester. In 1861 Llewellyn is 21yrs, living with his uncle Hugh Jones (see Blacksmiths of Lancashire) in Manchester. In 1862 he married wife (1) Sarah Ann Boardman (daughter of blacksmith Ralph Boardman). The 1871 census lists Llewellyn as 30yrs, a widower, and his two sons Thomas Jones 8yrs; Hugh Jones 4yrs visiting John Deaken and family at the Gladstone Hotel, ?Almond Street,Manchester. Llewellyn married wife (2) Theresa Connolly in 1874. Contact David by
KENYON Richard Blacksmith 1770: Richard Kenyon, blacksmith, clock maker. We think his clocks date from about 1770. Have a long case clock with Richard Kenyon, Liverpool engraved on its face. See Stories from the Past Link on homepage. Contact William
KERSHAW John Blacksmith 1828: John Kershaw, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address School Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
KIRK Thomas Blacksmith 1765: Thomas Kirk born 25th Aug 1765 (see Goosnargh Parish Register)Thomas son of John Kirk of Whittingham. Married 5th July 1791 to Ann Helme(x) of the Parish of Preston by Banns. Death: possibly 16th June 1802. Contact Glen by.
KNOT William Blacksmith 1818: William Knot, blacksmith. Born 1818 in Nopley, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 33yrs, living at 23 Brierley St, Dukinfield, Stalybridge, Lancashire; with wife Mary 32yrs (born Skelmanthorp,Lancs)and daughter Susannah 7yrs. Contact Ivor by.
LAWSON Robert Blacksmith 1842: Robert Lawson, born circa 1842-1844 at Aughton or Bickerstaffe, Lancashire. Married Ellen Hesketh 16 Mar 1863 at Aughton.
LEACH Robert Blacksmith 1828: Robert Leach, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Shaw Clough, Rochdale, Lancashire
LIVESAY Robert Blacksmith 1828: Robert Livesay, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Church Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
LIVESAY Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Livesay, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.
MARSDEN William Blacksmith 1841: William Marsden, master blacksmith. Born 1841, in Bretherton , Lancashire, England. William Died in 1913. William’s parents were Henry (see wheelwrights index) and Elizabeth. In 1861 William was living at 3, Victoria Back Yard, Watkin Lane, Walton Le Dale. In 1871 and subsequent census William was living in Tardy Gate, Walton le Dale. He is mentioned in the 1891/2 Preston Directory for Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, Brownedge, Blacksmith Tardy Gate. He is also mentined briefly in the history of St Paulinus' Mission in Lostock Hall. Contact Karen by
MARSDEN William Blacksmith 1870: William Marsden, master blacksmith. Born 1870, in Lostock Hall near Preston, Lancashire, England. Parents: blacksmith William and Hannah Marsden. His trained his other son Henry in the trade also. 1901 William lived at 9 Watkin Lane.Occupation blacksmith. 1911, lived at 21 Watkin Lane. Occ uparion shoeing blacksmith. 1917, at 3 Watkin Lane (Preston Directory) blacksmith. William died at 21 Watkin Lane Lostock Hall in 1940. His son Henry was a blacksmith in World War 1 but didn't continue in the trade after the war. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Wheelwrights Index for other Marsdens. Contact Karen by
MARSDEN William Blacksmith 1840: William Marsden, blacksmith. Born about 1840-1841, Chorley, Lancashire, England. In 1861 UK census lists William is 20yrs, apprentice to and lodging with master blacksmith Roger Walch; at Charley Road, Bayley Place, Adlington, Lancashire. In 1881 William is 41yrs, at Rivington Lane, Rivington, Lancashire with wife Charlotte. A. 42yrs (born Blackrod, Lancashire). Children: John 18yrs; James 16yrs; Hannah 10yrs; Lucy 7yrs; Sarah 5yrs; Esther 3yrs. Plus Betty Ball 74yrs,widower, annuitant.
MOORE John Blacksmith 1860: John Moore, blacksmith & iron worker. Born about 1860, Ireland, County Ros Common. The 1881 census lists him as 20yrs old, labourer at the iron works; lodging at 2 Seymour Street, Manchester. 1891: he is a blacksmiths striker; aged 30yrs, living at 30 Joynson Street, Salford, Lancaster, Lancashire; with wife Mary 32yrs born Belfast, Ireland. Children: Margaret 6yrs, John 5yrs, Florence 5 months infant (all born Broughton Lanes, Salford). In 1901 they are at the same address, John 40yrs (blacksmith), Mary 42yrs. Children: Margaret (Maggie) 16yrs, John 15yrs(driver), Florence 10yrs, Thomas 7yrs, Joseph 2yrs. The 1911 census has them living at 36 Mildred Lane, Broughton. John 50yrs (iron worker, blacksmith striker) Mary 51yrs, Florrie 20yrs,single(shirt maker), Thomas 16yrs (clerk), Joseph 12yrs(school).
PARKER Albert Victor Blacksmith 1897: Albert Victor Parker, blacksmith. Albert was born in Wrea Green in 1897, first son of Michael Parker and Hannah (nee Edwards). Albert married Esther Marquis in the Fylde in 1921 and they had at least 1 child, a boy named Victor. Albert was noted as a blacksmith in the baptism records for their son Victor, living at Tarnbrick in Kirkham. Contact Mike by
PARKER Christopher Blacksmith 1828: Christopher Parker, blacksmith. Christopher was born in Kirkham circa 1828, second son of James Parker and Jennet (nee Rogerson). He did not marry. He was listed as a blacksmith Kirkland in 1851. He died in 1857 in Kirkland. Contact Mike by
PARKER George Blacksmith 1809: George Parker, blacksmith. George was born in Kirkham in 1809, sixth son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Alice Cross in Kirkham in 1829 and they had at least 6 children of which 4 were boys (although two died as infants). George was listed as a blacksmith in Marton in 1830, and was noted as a 32-year old smith in Liverpool in the 1841 census. Contact Mike by
PARKER Henry Blacksmith 1866: Henry Parker, blacksmith. Henry was born in Ribby with Wray in 1866, second son of John Parker and Margaret (nee Harrison). Henry married Mary Day in Kirkham in 1901 and they had at least 4 children, 1 of which was a boy. He was listed as a blacksmith’s apprentice in 1891 in Ribby with Wray and in 1901 he was a horseman on a farm. Contact Mike by
PARKER James Blacksmith 1834: James Parker, blacksmith. James was born in Freckleton in 1834, fifth son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Michael Parker was a twin with brother James, sons of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). James did not marry. He was listed as a blacksmith in Freckleton from 1851 through to 1871. He died in 1880 in Freckleton. Contact Mike by
PARKER James Blacksmith 1796: James Parker, blacksmith. James was born in Preston in 1796, second son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Jennet Rogerson in Kirkham in 1819 and they had at least 5 children of which 2 were boys. James was listed as a blacksmith in Kirkham in the 1841 census, working on the Green I believe. In 1851, he was living and working as a blacksmith in Kirkland.  He died there the same year, 3 years before his father died. Contact Mike by
PARKER James Blacksmith 1834: James Parker, a Smith by trade. James was born in Kirkham in 1834, fourth son of John Parker and Ann (nee Hilton). He married Ann in Birmingham in 1853 and they had at least 7 children of which 5 were boys. James was listed as a whitesmith in Birmingham in 1861, a carriage wheel maker (?) in Gorton in 1871, a striker (smith) in 1881 in Birmingham, and in 1891 he was a railway carriage smith in Kings Norton. He died some time after 1891. Contact Mike by
PARKER John Blacksmith 1793: John Parker, blacksmith. John was born in Preston in 1793, first son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Ann Hilton in Preston in 1815 and they had at least 15 children of which 7 were boys. John was listed as a blacksmith in Kirkham in the 1841 census, working on Poulton St I believe. John died in 1848, 6 years before his father died. See Engineers Index fro son John (born 1836) Engine Smith. Contact Mike by
PARKER John Blacksmith 1836: John Parker, blacksmith. John was born in Freckleton in 1836, sixth son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Michael Parker was a twin with brother James, sons of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). John married Margaret Harrison in Warton in 1860 and they had at least 8 children, 2 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Wrea Green / Ribby with Wray from 1861 through to 1891. He died in the Fylde in 1911. Contact Mike by
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1866: Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Ribby with Wray in 1866, first son of John Parker and Margaret (nee Harrison).  Michael married Hannah Edwards in Wrea Green in 1896 and they had at least 5 children, 3 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Ribby with Wray from 1891 through to 1901. He died in the Kirkham in 1928. Contact Mike by
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1823: Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Westby in 1823, second son of John Parker and Ann (nee Hilton). He married Elizabeth Woods in Liverpool in 1845 and they had at least 11 children of which 3 were boys. Michael was listed as a blacksmith from 1841 through 1871 in Kirkham, in Alston in 1881, and then in Blackpool in 1891 through 1895.  By 1901, he had returned to Alston, although not listed as a blacksmith in that census. Contact Mike by
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1866: Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Kirkham in 1866, third son of Michael Parker and Elizabeth (nee Woods).  Michael married Mary Alice Seedall in Blackpool in 1889 and they had at least 3 children, 2 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Blackpool from 1891 through to 1901. In 1895, he was listed in Kelly's Directory as being a blacksmith in Moon St, South Shore, Blackpool. He died in the Blackpool in 1938. Contact Mike by
PARKER Richard Blacksmith 1803: Richard Parker, blacksmith. Richard was born in Warton in 1803, fifth son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Elizabeth Carter in Preston in 1829 and they had at least 11 children of which 5 were boys (although one died as an infant). Richard was listed as a blacksmith in Preston in the 1841 census, working on the High St I believe. In 1851, he was still operating as a blacksmith on the High St, and in 1861 the family had moved to Gt. Hanover St, where he was still a blacksmith, aged 56.  He died around 1878. Contact Mike by
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1764: Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born circa 1764 in Lytham. Married Rosamond Ashcroft in Preston in 1793. They had 10 children, of which 6 were boys, from 1793 through 1815. they moved from Preston to Warton around 1800 and then to Kirkham around 1805. Thomas was first noted as a blacksmith in Kirkham in 1811 (Holden's Trade Directory 1811). In 1841, he was still a blacksmith, aged 77 (noted as "75" on the 1841 census), and in fact he was also still listed as a blacksmith in 1851, aged 87, when living with his youngest daughter Ann and her family.  Thomas died in 1854 at her house in Liverpool and was buried at St. Michael’s Church in Kirkham. Of Thomas’ children, John, James. Richard and George all became blacksmiths, and Michael and Thomas became shoemakers. Contact Mike by
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1821: Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born in Kirkham c.1821, first son of James Parker and Jennet (nee Rogerson). He married Mary Jackson in Preston in 1846 and they had at least 10 children of which 5 were boys. Thomas was listed as a blacksmith in all censuses; in Thornton in 1841, in Forton in 1851, in Kirkland in 1861 through to 1891. He died in 1898, presumably in Kirkland. In 1855, he was listed in the “List of Persons in Trade, Clergy and Gentry, for Garstang and Surrounds, 1855” as being in Hollins Lane in Kirkland. Contact Mike by
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1884: Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born in Freckleton in 1884, first son of James Parker and Rebecca (nee Eccles). James Parker was son of Thomas Parker and Ellen (nee Fisher), and Thomas senior was son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Thomas had not married by 1901, where he was listed as an apprentice blacksmith in Kirkham. Contact Mike by
PINNINGTON Robert Blacksmith 1808: Robert Pinnington, blacksmith. Born about 1808, Eccelston, Lancashire, England. The 1861 UK census lists him as 65yrs, living at 151 Houghton Street Prescot where he operated his business from; with wife Isabella 53yrs (born Prescot). Children: John 27yrs, unmarried (tool maker, watch maker); George 19yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Isabella 17yrs; Joseph 8yrs. His son John Pinnington and son-in-law John Rimmer were also employed as watchmakers (See Clock & Watchmakers Index) . I believe a manufacturer of clocks and watches existed at this time in Houghton Street. Any information of either the Pinnington or Rimmer families will be appreciated. Contact John by.
PINNINGTON Robert Blacksmith & Watch Maker 1836: Robert Pinnington, blacksmith and watch pinion maker. The 1861 UK census lists him as 25yrs,living at 68 Mann Street, Toxteth Park, Lancashire; with wife Hannah 28yrs. Boarder: William Sharp 22yrs (joiner). Contact John by.
POLLARD James Blacksmith 1809: James Pollard, born circa1809 in Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire.  Census of 6th Jun 1841 he was a blacksmith at Pickup Delph, Habergham Eaves, Lancashire, UK.  Census of 30 March 1851 he was a blacksmith at 6 Stone Delph, Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire, UK.  Died: 15th July 1851.   Wife: Ellen Aldersonand. Had eight children: John, Richard, Thomas, James, Alderson, Mary A, Margaret, and William. Contact Kelly by.
PORTER James Blacksmith 1820: James Porter, born circa 1820, Liverpool, Lancahsire. Died Liverpool circa 1893. 1851: living at Summerseat, Kirkdale Liverpool, 1858: living at 73 Fleet street, Liverpool. Married 3 times, one wife Elizabeth(Jones), with whom he had son William (1858-1941). Contact Michael by.
PUGH Richard Blacksmith 1780: Richard Pugh born circa 1780 listed as a "Smith" on sons baptism record in parish church St Nicholas Liverpool 1802 see other Pugh descendants. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Whitesmiths Indexes. See the Whitesmiths Index for other family members. Contact Marion by.
RAYTON Henry (Snr) Blacksmith & Shoeing Smith 1845: Henry Rayton (Snr), blacksmith & shoeing smith. Born about 1845, Treales, Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 46yrs, living at ?Beardwood, Blackburn;with wife Elizabeth 46yrs (born Treales). Children: Henry 21yrs(shoeing smith); Thomas 16yrs (shoeing smith); Ellen 14yrs; John William 11yrs (later a shoeing smith); James.R. 9yrs; Betsy.A. 7yrs; Edith 5yrs. Henry is listed in both the Farreirs Index and Blacksmiths of Lancashire. Contact Debbie by
RIDING Edmund Blacksmith 1892: Edmund Riding, apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1892, Blackburn, Lancashire,England. The 1911 UK census lists him as 19yrs, living at Blackburn; with widowed mother Sarah Jane Riding 49yrs; sister Maria Riding 23yrs and brother Richard Riding 22yrs. Edmund may be the Ted Riding who worked for shoeing smith John William Rayton, shoeing smith (listed in the Farrier’s index).
RIGG/RIGGE Isaac Blacksmith 1796: Isaac Rigg aka Rigge, blacksmith. Born 1796, Broughton Lancashire, England. Isaac practised his Blacksmith trade in Cumberland until his death in 1874 aged 79. Contact Marion by
RIMMER John (Jnr) Blacksmith 1849: John Rimmer (Jnr), blacksmith. Born 1849,Prescott, Lancashire,England. Son of blacksmith John Rimmer(Snr) who had his own business based at the Provision shop Prescot, Merseyside. Please help find information. Contact John by
RIMMER John (Snr) Blacksmith 1808: John Rimmer (Snr), blacksmith. John, had his own business based at the Provision shop Prescot, Merseyside. Please help find information. Contact John by
ROBINSON John Blacksmith 1821: John Robinson, blacksmith. Born about 1821 in Rainford, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 35yrs, living at New Windle Hall, Windle, Lancashire with wife Ann 39urs(born Lancashire). Children: Mary 7yrs and ?Mary 10mths infant both have same name). Also listed is Alice Howard 35yrs, widow.
SAMPSON John (Jnr) Blacksmith 1813: John Sampson (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about 1813, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 28yrs, wife Mary 32yrs and son John 4yrs. They are living with Mary Travers 75yrs independent (possibly mother-in-law). Also listed Thomas Travers 20yrs (apprentice blacksmith) and Richard Watson 15yrs (apprentice blacksmith. Contact Collin by.
SAMPSON John (Snr) Blacksmith 1767: John Sampson (Snr), blacksmith. Born in 1767 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 74yrs living at Prescot with wife Margaret 71yrs. At the age of 74 he was still working as a blacksmith in Sankey near Warrington, Lancashire. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire for his son John and their two apprentices Thomas Travers and Richard Watson. The Sampson family continued as Blacksmith until the early 1900's in the same area around Sankey. Contact Collin by.
SMITH James Blacksmith Master 1807: James Smith, master blacksmith. Born 1807 in ?Lancashire. Died 1873 Lancashire. James came from a family of Blacksmiths. He worked and lived in Ormskirk town centre ie:Moor Street and Aughton Street. He married Ellen Bridge and they had seven children. If anyone has any information on this family or photos of Blacksmiths in Ormskirk I would love to hear from you. Contact Annette by
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.
THOMPSON John Blacksmith 1820: John Thompson, blacksmith. Born about 1820, Lancashire, England. Parents: Richard Thompson(born abt. 1791 ) and Mary (born abt. 1791) Wife: Sarah WELCH. In 1843, living in Sovereign Street, Pendleton. Children: Thomas born 27 September 1843 in Pendleton, Lancashire. He was a Master Clogger. Thomas married Hannah PLATT on 29 December 1861 in St. Pauls Church, Parish of Paddington, County of Lancaster. The address given was Bernard St, Pendleton. Contact Tony by.
TRAVERS Thomas Blacksmith 1821: Thomas Travers, blacksmith. Born about 1821, Prescot, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 20yrs, apprentice living in Prescot at house of Mary Travers 75yrs independent (possibly mother). Others listed are blacksmith John Sampson, wife Mary Sampson and son John Sampson 4yrs; plus apprentice blacksmith Richard Watson 15yrs.
THRELFALL John Blacksmith 1764: John Threlfall, blacksmith. Born 1764. Died 1836. He was the village Blacksmith at Woodplumpton, Nr Preston, Lancashire. where he lived with his wife Peggy (Margaret Dewhurst) and 12 children. He was 72 years of age when he died at Claughton, Nr Preston. To share information contact Eileen by.
WADE Thomas Blacksmith 1850: Thomas Wade, blacksmith. Born about 1850,Padiham,Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 40yrs, living with his sister Elizabeth Boxup; brother-in-law Daniel Boxup & family at 69 Burns Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Also listed is his mother Ellen Wade, widow, 72yrs.
WATSON Richard Blacksmith 1826: Richard Watson. Born about 1826, Prescot, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 15yrs, apprentice living in Prescot at house of Mary Travers 75yrs independent (possibly mother). Others listed are blacksmith John Sampson, wife Mary Sampson and son John Sampson 4yrs; plus apprentice blacksmith Thomas Travers 20yrs.
WALCH Roger Blacksmith 1821: Roger Walch, master blacksmith, employs 3 men and 2 boys. Born about 1821, Adlington, Lancashire, England. The 1861 UK census lists Roger as 40yrs living at Charley Road, Bayley Place, Adlington; with wife Fanny 42yrs (born Lancashire). Children: Henry 15yrs( apprentice blacksmith); Ellen 12yrs; James 10yrs; Willoughby 8yrs; Mary 4yrs; Samuel 1yr infant. Apprentice blacksmith William Marsden 20yrs (born Chorely, Lancashire).
WARD John Blacksmith 1840 John Ward,blacksmith. Born about 1840-41 in Birmingham,Warwickshire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 50yrs, at 33 Grasmere Road, Lancaster, LANCS; with wife Elanor 51yrs (born Lancashire). Children: daughters Mary Ann Ward 20yrs & Grace. E. Ward 16yrs; plus Isabella Brotherton 22yrs (step daughter); Henreitta.E. Brotherton 47yrs (step daughter).
WEST Arthur.M. Blacksmith 1880: Arthur M. West, blacksmith. Born about 1880-81, Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England. The 1901 UK census lists Arthur as 20yrs, living in Manchester, Lancashire, with his parents, blacksmith Marshall West and Jane West. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST Marshall Blacksmith 1846: Marshall West, blacksmith. Born about 1846 in Beelsby. Parents, William and Elizabeth West. He is listed in the 1861 Census as a Blacksmith's Apprentice in Beelsby. in 1871 he is in Linthorpe, Yorks., as a Blacksmith, in 1881 in Manchester as a Whitesmith and Gasfitter, in 1891 in Manchester as a Blacksmith, General, and in 1901, still in Manchester, as a Blacksmith. See MArshall again plus others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WHITESIDE John Blacksmith 1736: John Whiteside, born about 1736, possibly in Marton, Lancashire. He was a blacksmith in Lytham, Lancashire, from about 1761 until 1812. Contact Sandy at.
WHITESIDE John Blacksmith 1814: John Whiteside, born 6th Dec 1814 in Lytham, Lancashire, England. He was a blacksmith from about 1833 to about 1861. Contact Sandy at.
WHITESIDE Joseph Blacksmith 1761: Joseph Whiteside, born 18 January 1761 in Lytham, Lancashire, England. He was a blacksmith from about 1783 until 1838. Contact Sandy at.
WHITESIDE Richard Blacksmith 1785: Richard Whiteside, blacksmith master. Born 19 Sept.1785 in Lytham, Lancashire. He was a blacksmith from about 1814 to 1862. Contact Sandy at.
WILSON David Blacksmith & Iron Moulder 1820: David WIlson, born 1820 place not sure, but almost certain to be Scotland. In 1844 he is named on the birth certificate as the father (David Scotland) to a child (born in Whitby, North Yorkshire) of Hannah Bryan - his occupation is BLACKSMITH. in 1846 he married Hannah Bryan in Whitby, North Yorkshire. His marriage certificate shows him as David Wilson Scotland, bachelor aged 27yrs, an Iron Moulder, living at Baxtergate, Whitby,Nth.Yorkshire. On the 1851 census he is listed as David Wilson aged 30,an Iron Moulder, in Lower Bent, Oldham (ref A0180) with wife Hannah 26yrs. Children: Mary 2yrs & Elizabeth 1 month infant. Elizabeth's birth certificate for 20/01/1851 also gives David's surname as Wilson and his occupation as IRON MOULDER Elizabeth was born in Wigan. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and in the Iron workers Index. David is a 2 x Great grandfather of mine. Contact Bryan by.
WORDEN Henry Blacksmith 1800: Henry Worden, blacksmith. Born 1800 in Preston, Lancashire . Between 1821 and 1851 Henry lived in Walton Village (now called Walton le Dale). In 1871 Henry worked at Rose Smithery Leyland with John Swarbrick. The 1881 census lists him as 80yrs, a widower living at District Fullward Workhouse, Preston. He died in Preston Workhouse 1882. Contact Malcolm by
WORDEN Robert Blacksmith 1826: Robert Worden born Walton le Dale 1826 and lived at 136 Fletcher Road Preston, Lancashire about 1870. In the 1861 UK Census Robert is 36yrs, at 25 Suturidge Street, Preston; with wife Ellen 35yrs(born Houghton). Children: John 11yrs; Robert 6yrs; Thomas 3yrs; Joseph 7mths infant. See Blacksmiths Lancashire for his father Henry Worden. Contact Malcolm by
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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