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SurnameGiven Name TradeHistory
BROWN George Blacksmith 1824: George Brown, blacksmith. I first found information on George in a Church Baptism Records. His son Samuel was Baptised 1824 and daughter Caroline was Baptized 1826. The church records for these baptisms show their father was George Brown and his profession blacksmith. Contact Graham by
LOSEBY George Blacksmith 1850: George Loseby, blacksmith. Born 1850, in Gunthorpe Rutland , England. Son of William & Sarah Loseby. He married Jane Savage of Great Ponton Lincs on 6th March 1878 at St Andrews Prestwold, & is shown as a blacksmith living in Burton on the Wolds. The 1881 UK census shows George & family living at the forge Walton on the Wolds. He is listed in 1884 & 1889 Burton Directories, & 1886 Kelly's Directory. The 1889 Burton Directory states he 'attends the forge Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays'. The 1891 census shows George now living in Burton, & he moved to Meton Mowbray between 1895 & 1898, becoming a furnace labourer. George died 4th November 1928 in Hathern, having spent his final years there. Contact Phillip by
MASON Ferdinando Blacksmith 1643: Fernando Mason, blacksmith. Born about 1643, at Exton, Rutland, England. He settled in Gretton, Northamptonshire, circa 1678. He and his wife Elizabeth had seven children baptized at Gretton between 1676 and 1683: In 1688 and 1690 two of his children, for whom I have not found baptisms, were buried at Gretton. Ferdinando was buried at Gretton in 1708 and Elizabeth also was buried there in 1711. The Gretton Register does not give Ferdinando's occupation but in 1685 he made a witness statement, where he was described as Ferdinando Mason, Blacksmith, of Gretton, Northants, for 17 yrs, aged 42yrs and originally from Exton, Rutland. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Northamptonshire & Rutland Indexes. For further information contact Judy by.
TEMPLER Charles Blacksmith 1829: Charles Templer, born 1829 at Gretton, Northamptonshire. Father: Jacob Templer(a Blacksmith). 1853: he married Hannah Tee and they had five children. Charles and Hannah stayed in Gretton until 1855. From 1856 to 1858 they were in Caldecot, Rutland and by 1860 they had moved to Great Easton, Leicestershire, where they spent the rest of their lives. Charles and Hannah both died in 1892. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Leicestershire & Northamptonshire. Contact Judy by.
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