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ADAM Thomas Blacksmith 1786: Thomas Adam, smith. Born 19 Apr 1786 in Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died 24 Sep 1848 in Govan, Lanarkshire. Parents: Thomas Adam and Christian Duncan. Contact Connie by.
ADAMS Henry Blacksmith 1814: Henry Adams, blacksmith Journeyman. Born about 1814, Fife Dunfermline.. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs; wife Jane 36yrs (born England). Children listed: Henry 15yrs; Agnes 13yrs; Mary 7yrs; Jane 3yrs; Margaret 1yr infant. Lodger: John McGowon 21yrs (blacksmith).
AIKENAN Archibald Blacksmith 1826: Archibald Aikenan, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1826, Mid Lothian Currie The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 25yrs; wife Barbra 25yrs; daughter Isabella 2 months infant.
ARNOT David Blacksmith 1805: David Arnot, blacksmith. Born about 1805,FIF Burntisland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 46yrs, at Shore, Burntisland FIF. Widower.
ARNOT David Blacksmith 1820: David Arnot, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Born: ELN---. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 31yrs, at 8 William Street, Milton Lanarkshire; with wife Jane 32yrs (born ANS Montrose).
ARNOT David Blacksmith - Master 1774: David Arnot , blacksmith. Born about 1774, MLN Edinburgh. . The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 77yrs, at Rars Close, High Street, Falkirk-STI; with wife Elizabeth 77yrs born Falkirk. Parents of blacksmith David Arnot, 37yrs (born 1851).
ARNOT David Blacksmith 1814: David Arnot, blacksmith. Born about 1814. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs, at Rars Close, High Street, Falkirk-STI; with father blacksmith David Arnot 77yrs & mother Elizabeth.
ARNOT David Blacksmith 1801: David Arnot, blacksmith. Born about 1801, MLN Edinburgh. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 50yrs, at Baxters Wynd, Falkirk STI; with wife Margaret 33yrs born Falkirk.
ARNOT William Blacksmith - Journeyman 1831: William Arnot , blacksmith. Born about 1831, ANS Dundee. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 21yrs, at Croftanrigh No.9, Canongate MLN. Lodges with W. Rowan.
ARNOTT John Blacksmith 1822: John Arnott , blacksmith. Born about 1822, STI Falkirk. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 29yrs, at 29 Grove Street, St.George; with wife Catherine 32yrs born Falkirk.
BAIN John Blacksmith, Tinsmith 1791: John Bain, tinsmith, blacksmith. Born about 1791 in Lanarkshire Scotland. Married 13 November 1818 in Glasgow to Agnes Blackwood (Born about 1796 in Alloa Scotland) . John and Agnes had at least 3 children all born in Glasgow (Andrew Born 8 September 181;. Agnes born about 1826 ;Jane also born about 1826. John is my 3x great grandfather. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Scotalnd and Whitesmiths Indexes. Contact Diana by
BELL James Blacksmith 1821: James Bell, blacksmith. Born about 821. The 1841 census for Scotland lists James at Pleasance 8 Edinburgh. Contact Lyn by
BELL James Blacksmith 1801: James Bell, blacksmith & farrier. Born about1801 and is listed in the 1841 census with occupation blacksmith at No 29 St Leonard Street Edinburgh. Gray\'s Street Directory of Edinburgh 1832 lists him at 108 St Leonard St Edinburgh. Contact Lyn by
BELL William Blacksmith 1824: William Bell, blacksmith. Born about 1824. The 1851 census for Scotland lists William ay 29 St Leonard St Edinburgh. At the time of the 1861 census his address was Hamiltons Follie Edinburgh and in 1871 it was No 9 Richmond St Edinburgh. Contact Lyn by
BEVINS Robert Blacksmith 1824: Robert Bevins, hammer-man in an ironworks. Born about 1824 in Cavan County, Ireland, son of Robert Bevens and Elizabeth Findley. Married a widow Isabella Miller who was child of Edward Miller and Catherine Knox born about 1 826 in Donegal County Ireland. Robert died in Glasgow 25 march 1883 aged 52yrs, of inflammation of the lungs for 4 days. They had at least 2 children, both born in Hutchesontown in Glasgow. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Ireland and Scotland. Catherine born 5 May 1856; Robert born 1 July 1858. Contact Diana by
BLACK James Blacksmith & Toolsmith 1858: James Black , blacksmith journeyman & toolsmith. Born 16th July 1858 in Aberdeen. Died 16th March 1920 in Aberdeen. Married Williamina McKay 18th July 1882. They had 8 children of which Charles McKay Black is my husband's Grandfather. James' father, also named James was also a Blacksmith/Stoneware Hawker/Combmaker. He died 14th May 1869 at Ryehill, Oyne. Listed also in the Tool Makers Index. Contact Pat by
BLACK John Blacksmith - Journeyman 1883: John Black, blacksmith, was from the Isle of Lismor(e), Scotland. Wife: Catherine Donald from Enzie, married on 22nd Jan 1883 in Glasgow when he was 28 she was 29; it stated that he was a Blacksmith Journeyman. He died after a drowning accident on the 16th of Dec 1895 at Glasgow pier, Glasgow. One more Blacksmith to your wonderful website, many Thanks, Billy Anderson. Contact his great-great grandson Billy by.
BROWN Alexander Blacksmith 1872: Alexander Brown, backsmith, deceased before 1872, details found on daughters death certificate. Wife: Agnes nee Forrest. Daughter Anne Brown married James Veitch. Anne died 18 Aug 1872 aged 65yrs. To share information contact Ann by.
BROWN James Blacksmith & Mechanic (in Paper Mill) 1821: James Brown,blacksmith, born 14 June 1821, Airdrie,Lanark,Scotland. Died: 28 July 1893, Ngawapurua,Woodville,New Zealand. Buried 31 July 1893 Woodville Cemetery, A. NZ. Parents: John Warrender Brown and Anne Brown(nee Taylor). Wife: Agnes Meikle, married 23 June 1848 at South Leith.Midlothian,Scotland. Came to NZ on the ship TALBOT and landed Auckland 21 Feb 1864.
BROWN Thomas Blacksmith 1819: Thomas Brown, blacksmiths assistant. Born about 1819, in Ireland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 32yrs, living at 52, Hollinhirst; married but no other persons listed here. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 16-20.
BROWNLEE James Blacksmith 1780: James Brownlee, blacksmith. Born about 1780, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 71yrs; wife Grizel Russel 70yrs born Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Daughters: Marrion Brownlee 32yrs, Susan Brownlee 38yrs. Son-in-law: James Lockie 33yrs(blacksmith) born Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. Grandson: Thomas Lockie 6yrs.
BROWNLEE/BROUNLEE James Blacksmith 1800: James Brounlee, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1800, Shotts, Lanarkshire. Scottish Census 1851 lists him as 51yrs, wife Agnes 51yrs
BRYCE James Blacksmith 1799: James Bryce, blacksmith at Omoa Iron Works and Anna Reid his Lawful spouse had a son Born there upon Friday the 31st day of May and Baptized 23d June Named (blank) Bryce). Taken from the Shotts, Lanark, Parish Register 1707-1855 Note 41. I have no other information.
BURNS Bill Blacksmith 1964: Bill Burns, master blacksmith, apprenticeship Isle of Cumbrae Scotland 1964 -1970. Contact Bill by
BURNS James Blacksmith 1839: James Burns, blacksmith. Born Scotland. Married Elizabeth Kennedy in Old Machar, 1st February 1839. Lauralee has a copy of their marriage record which lists James as a blacksmith in Woodside, Aberdeen, Scotland. Contact GG-Granddaughter Lauralee by
CAIRNS John Blacksmith "1819: John Cairns, blacksmith. Born about 1819 in Ireland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 32yrs, living at 32 West Row with wife Mary Ann 23yrs; son John 2yrs (born Lanark Old Monkland). See 1851 census, Old Monkland, ED 37, pages 6-10. I have no other information.
CALDER Alexander Blacksmith 1809: Alexander Calder, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1809, Shotts, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists Alexander as 42yrs, living in Stanes, Cambusnethan with wife Christina 35yrs. Children: Grace 7yrs, James 4yrs. I have no other information.
CAMERON Peter Blacksmith 1900: Peter Cameron, General black smithing and quarries in Scotland (including Glasgow). Four generations worked as Blacksmiths. Contact Marilyn by
CAMPBELL James Blacksmith 1826: James Campbell, blacksmith. Born about 1826, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 25yrs, living at 22 West Row with wife Christina 24yrs plus sons John 3yrs & James 6 months infant. Lodger: George Hewitt, 27yrs (pig iron furnace labourer). See 1851 census, Old Monkland, ED 37, pages 6-10. I have no other information.
CAMPBELL James (Jnr) Blacksmith 1834: James Campbell (Jnr), blacksmith. Born 1834 & died 24th Jan 1898 in Portskerra, North Scotland The 1851 Scottish census lists him 17yrs, living with & apprenticed to his brother master blacksmith Robert Campbell (listed here) . In 1891 James is still living with brother Robert. At time of death he was employed as a metropolitan policeman. James was son of blacksmith James Campbell (born circa 1794) & Elizabeth (Betty) nee McKay. His brother Robert (born 1826) is listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland. Contact Donna by.
CAMPBELL James (Snr) Blacksmith 1794: James Campbell (Snr), blacksmith. Born about 1794, place unknown. Died 15 March 1841 and is buried at Golval, Scotland. He lived at Golval with wife Elizabeth (Betty) nee McKay. They married 21st June 1824 in Golval. Children: Mgt, died young, Robert born 1826 (blacksmith) & died 1910; Barbera born 1828 & died after 1860; Mgt born 1830, Thurso, died 1921 in Australia; Georgiana born around 1833 & died 1919 Strathy; James born 1834 (blacksmith) & died 1898; Janet born 1837 Reay, died Bighouse Reay 11th July 1886. Contact Donna by.
CAMPBELL Robert Blacksmith 1826: Robert Campbell, blacksmith. Born 1826 in Golval, Scotland & died 2nd November 1910 in Portskerra, Scotland. He is bBuried at Golval. Robert (Jnr) was still living in Golval 1851 when he married Christina McDonald in 1888. One known child that I know of was Georgina Elizabeth born 1889 & died 8th September1891 in Portskerra. Robert was son of blacksmith James Campbell (born circa 1794) & Elizabeth (Betty) nee McKay. Borther James (born 1834) is listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland. Contact Donna by.
CHAMBERS James Blacksmith 1825: James Chambers, blacksmith. Born January 1825-1826, near Annan Scotland. Married Mary McKenzie. Drowned on the Monkhouse property when damn destructed on 19th June 1858. James was 32 yrs, 4 months and 25 days old at time of death. Contact Sandra by.
CHARTERS John Blacksmith 1784: John Charters, blacksmith journeyman. Born 1784, Troqueer . John’s wife was Agnes Wallace, and they had 7 children. No other information given. Contact Terence by
CRANSTON William Blacksmith 1804: William Cranston, blacksmith. Born about 1804, Carnwath, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 47yrs, Living at Hollandbush 1, Cambusnethan, Middle Ward, Lanar; with wife Elizabeth 39yrs. Children: Janet 12yrs, Celilia 8yrs, William 5yrs, Agnes 4yrs, Margaret 2yrs.
CRAWFORD Robert Blacksmith 1807: Robert Crawford, master blacksmith. Born 1807, Uddingston, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died: 1871. Son of Hugh and Agnes (Paterson) Crawford, husband of Mary (Gray) Crawford, Master Blacksmith. Children: Jane born 1831, Hugh born 1833, Agnes born 1835, Mary born 1839, Robert born 1841, Margaret born 1847, and Isabella Gray born 1851. Contact his 4XGreatgrandaughter by
CUMBY William Blacksmith 1845: William Cumby, blacksmith. Whites History, Gazeteer & Directory of Norfolk. Chedgrave.
CURRIE John Blacksmith 1816: John Currie, blacksmith. Born: year and place unclear? The 1891 Census states he was a Blacksmith born in 1816 in Smithholmans Scotland The 1881 Census states he was born in Roxboro Scotland. His son was James Currie born 1947 in Roxboro( another census mentions he was born in Berwick upon Tweed) and he was a Hammerman.? I would appreciate it if anyone could direct me to any further information. Contact Gt-Gt-Granddaughter Anne by
DAWSON Benjamin.B. Blacksmith 1787: Benjamin.G. dawson, blacksmith. Born 1787 Heughead, Strathdon, Scotland. Emmigrated to Canada. 1852 Niagara Census, lists Benjamin as a blacksmith, died 25 Nov 1869. Have wife and children info, pic of stone, pic of Heughead blacksmith shop. Listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland and Canada. Contact Jan by.
DENHAM George Blacksmith & Iron Founder 1827: George Denham, iron founder, blacksmith. Born about 1827, in ?Shotts. Lanark. The Scottish census 1851 lists him as 24yrs; wife Janet 19yrs. Also listed in Iron Workers Index.
DOIG John Blacksmith 1799: John Doig, blacksmith. Born 1799 in Clunie, Perthshire, Scotland. John married Jean Logan1826 in Campsie, Stirling. John and Jean moved to Glasgow circa 1830. He worked as a blacksmith in Anderston and he died in Barnhill, 1867. Contact Robyn by
DOIG Peter Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1831: Peter Doig, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 1831 Glasgow. Peter married Ann Moir in 1854, Manchester, England. He was a blacksmith in Glasgow; far northern areas of South Australia; and Wagin, Western Australia. Peter died 1922, in Subiaco, Westen Australia. He is listed in the Wejelwrights Index and also in the Blacksmiths of Scotland and Australia. Contact Robyn by
DON James Blacksmith 1824: James Don,blacksmith, born 1 Aug 1824 in Farnell, Angus, Scotland. Parents: Hercules Don & Ann Wales. James first married Mary McAndrew (cir 1825-1860) 3 Jul 1847 Edzel, they had 5 children. Next married Ann Dakers (1830-1909) 14 Dec 1861 Stracathro, they had 4 children. James was Blacksmith of Stracathro and Balrownie between 1841-1905. Died 12 Feb 1905 Mill of Balrownie Smithy. To share information contact Jacqui by.
DONALDSON Thomas Blacksmith-Journeyman 1820: Thomas Donaldson, journeyman blacksmith. Born about 1820, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 31yrs; living in Stane, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire; with wife Margaret 31yrs. Children: Alexander 6yrs, Isabella 4yrs, Margaret 1yr infant.
DOUGLAS John Blacksmith 1900: John Douglas, blacksmith. May have worked in Roxburghshire / Berwickshire around 1900 ( approx). May be the John Douglas born 1884. Contact John by.
DOUGLAS John Blacksmith 1884: John Douglas, blacksmith. Born about 1884, Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland. The 1901 census for Scotland lists John as 17yrs, living at 56 Castle Street, Montrose, Angus County, Scotland.Parents William and Margaret Douglas.
DOWNS William Blacksmith 1835: William Downs, blacksmith. Born about 1835, Old Monkland, Lanark. . The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 16yrs, living at 53, House al Gartsherrie School with parents William 44yrs & Margaret 40yrs. Siblings: Andrew 12yrs, Alexander 9yrs, James 6yrs, Robert 4yrs. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 16-20.
DUNCAN John Blacksmith 1830: John Duncan, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Kirknewton. . The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 21yrs, lodging at 31 Hornock Row with Euphemia Shields 42yrs,widow & family. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 6-10.
DUNN John Blacksmith 1811: John Dunn, blacksmith. Born about 1811, Langlone, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 40yrs, living at 48, Gartsherrie Pit Row; with wife Margaret 36yrs born Stirlingshire . Children: Thomas 9yrs, John 7yrs, Samuel 4yrs, James 2yrs, Margaret 1month infant. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 11-15.
FALCONER Alexander Blacksmith - Journeyman 1831: Alexander Falconer, blacksmith. Born about 1831, INV Ardorsier. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 20yrs, Luthrie, Creich-FIF. Lodges with Janet Arnot (no relationship known).
FERGUSON Alexander Blacksmith 1805: Alexander Ferguson, blacksmith of Aberdeen. Scotland. Alexander was listed as blacksmith on his marriage record and on the baptismal records of children 1805-1812. He married Ann Dyce on 19 January 1805. They had the following children: James (1807), Alexander (1809) and Hector McLean(1812). These records are found in the Parish of St Nicholas, Aberdeen. Contact Kerry by.
FERGUSON John Blacksmith 1774: John Ferguson, blacksmith, born cira 1774,Glasgow,Lanarkshire(LKS). Died: ca.1840,Glasgow. He was a blacksmith in Camlachie, Glasgow at the birth of his first son. Wife: Judith Holm(e)s born ca.1774,Great Yarmouth,Norfolk,England. John founded a minor dynasty of 'metal workers'; blacksmiths to boilermakers to marine engineers.
FERGUSON John Blacksmith 1806: John Ferguson, blacksmith, born 1806,Glasgow,Lanarkshire(LKS). Died 1866, Greenock, Renfrewshire(RFW). Initially, a blacksmith before 1837 and then a boilermaker; both whilst in Washington Street, Anderston, Glasgow. Wife: Christina Selkirk,1814-1890.
FERRIER Henry Bow Blacksmith 1811: Henry Bow Ferrier, blacksmith. Born 1811 in Liberton, Monington, Midlothian, Scotland. Died 1879 in Leith, Scotland. Henry married Martha Fairgrieve in Duddingston in 1834. See the URL attached which shows him living in Leadwork Lane Duddingston in 1842. He moved around Scotland on a regular basis. In 1871 he was working on ‘5 Dhuhearlach Lighthouse Works’ and living on Iona. Contact Tim by
FINDLAY Thomas Blacksmith,Wheelwright 1864: Thomas Findlay, blacksmith,Wheelwright. Thomas trained as a wheelwright in Wigtonshire, Scotland and immigrated to New Zealand in 1864. He had a business partnership in Invercargill, New Zealand named “Anderson and Findlay - Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights”. Listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland and New Zealand plus Wheelwrigths Index. Contact Kaye by.
FORDYCE George Blacksmith 1769: George Fordyce, blacksmith. Born 13 January 1769 ABD - Auchterless. Died: 09 May 1848 ABD - Cuminestown, Monquhitter. The 1841 Scottish census lists him as 72 years, at Balthain, Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire with wife Christian nee Clarke, born about 1774, ABD – Turriff anad died 02 April 1837, ABD Monquhitter. Contact Jackie at.
FORSYTH Robert Blacksmith 1848: Robert Forsyth, blacksmith. Born about 1848 in Cockenzie, Haddingtonshire, Scotland. He married Mary McAlpine about 1876 and they were living in PrestonPans in 1881. Listed in 1891 Scottish census as a blacksmith. If you can share information on him it would help me a lot. Contact great grandson David by
GRANT James Blacksmith 1880: James Grant, blacksmith Sometime in the ?early 1880's he moved from Glenshee,Perthsire, Scotland to New Zealand. Wife: Nancy Crombie, married in Wyndham NZ, 1876. They moved to Temuka approx 1887. He has been listed in the Gladstone and Geraldine electoral rolls as a Blacksmith living in Temuka with his own business, which included (at different times) his brother William,(Carriage Builder) son Peter (Blacksmith)and other son David (Coach Builder).He was then listed as Blacksmith in Herataunga St,Hastings in 1908,1911 & 1914 in the Hawkes Bay Elctoral roll. They all were listed at some point in the Stones directories also. See also Blacksmiths of New Zealand and Cartwights Indexes. Anyone wanting to contact me about these relations is most welcome. Contact Vicki by.
GRANT Peter Blacksmith 1877: Peter Grant, blacksmith, born New Zealand after 1876. See Blacksmiths of Scotland and New Zealand for his parents James Grant & Nancy nee Crombie. See Cartwrights Index for brother David & Uncle William. Contact Vicki by.
GRAY William Blacksmith 1814: William Gray, master blacksmith, employs 1 Man. Born about 1814, Ayrshire Monkton. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs; living in Stane, Cambusnethan,Lanarkshire; with wife Isabella 32yrs. Children: Charles 10yrs, Jean 6yrs, Grace 1yr infant.
HAMILTON William Blacksmith 1853: William Hamilton, blacksmith. Born about 1853, Douglas,Lanarkshire. The 1891 Scottish census lists him as ?38yrs, at Main Street, Hamilton, Scotland; with wife Catherine 36yrs born ?Carnnath,Lanarkshire. Children: Susan. M. 15yrs; William.M. Hamilton ?13yrs; Robert.M.Hamilton 7yrs. See census 1891.
HENDERSON Andrew Blacksmith 1851: Andrew Henderson, master blacksmith, employing 1 man. Born about 1851, Aberdour, Fifeshire, Scotland. The 1881 Scottish census lists Andrew as 30yrs. living in Burntisland with wife Agnes 31yrs and sons Robert 6yrs; Margaret.W. 1month infant. Andrew is my great grandfather. Contact John by
HENDERSON Samuel Blacksmith 1833: Samuel Henderson, apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1833, Bothwell, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 18yrs; lodging with Robert Salmon 64yrs & family.
HISLOP Adam Blacksmith-Journeyman 1814: Adam Hislop, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1814, Dumfriesshire Sanquhar.
HOUSTON Francis Blacksmith 1820: Francis Houston, blacksmith. Born about 1820’s (I think). Francis married Mary nee Docherty. Francis had a son named James who married Jane McDonald; their marriage certificate names his father as Francis Houston and mother as Mary nee Docherty (deceased). James & Jane married at the Manse, Johnstone 1866; address listed is Graham Street, Johnstone. Any information welcome. Contact Kim by
HUME James Blacksmith 1814: James Hume, blacksmith. Born about 1814, The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs, Living at 104 Bridge Stables; with wife Janet 30yrs. Children: James 9yrs, William 7yrs, Janet 4yrs, Thomas 2yrs.
HUME Robert Percy Blacksmith 1918: Robert Percy Hume, blacksmith [my uncle]. Born 1918 Dumbarton,Scotland. Learned his trade in Dumbarton.Married Annie McQuade 1959 Dumbarton.Died 1989 Dumbarton. Contact Joe by.
JARVIE Walter Joseph Blacksmith 1902: Walter Joseph (Wally) Jarvie, blacksmith. Born 22nd May 1902, Craigmarloch, Kilsyth, Scotland. Walter was one of seven children of Archibald & Agnes Brechin Myles. Wally's father was Loch Master Canal Overseer at Craigmarloch on the Forth & Clyde Canal. When Wally completed his Blacksmith's apprenticeship he worked in the coal mines. The money was good but the prolonged miners' strike made him decide to emigrate to WA on the Orcades arriving Fremantle in 1924. After a brief spell of work in Dumbleyung and Calingiri, Wally settled in Miling. He set up a blacksmith's shop in a galvanised iron shed adjacent to the local store. When the Midland Railway Company split up nearly 40,000 acres into farming blocks, Wally acquired one in May 1928. He sold his blacksmith shop premises to the Bank of New South Wales and cleared his 1,500 acre farm block which he worked until his retirement. Wally died in Mandurah in 1996 only a few days after his wife Hilda Lillian nee Dennis. They had been married 65 years. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Scotland. Contact Diane by
JEFFREY William Blacksmith 1809: William Jeffrey, blacksmith, born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1809. Wife:Agnes Porter, married 1839 at Dumbarton,Scotland. Died 1875 Dumbarton. If you have information to share please contact his great-great grandson Joe by.
JENNINGS John Blacksmith 1900s: John Jennings, blacksmith, is listed as deceased husband of one of my relatives. His trade is listed as Blacksmith. His widow was Jessie (first husband Thomas Johnston, maiden name was Mowat. As far as I can tell they lived in Leith. She died in 1930. I have been unable to find anything else about him so far. If you have any information to share please contact Sue by.
JOHNSTONE George Blacksmith(Master) 1840: George Johnstone, master blacksmith. Born 4th September 1840 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. George died aged 42yrs on 29th November 1882, in Methven, New Zealand. Wife: Janet Cameron Scott born 6th March 1843 in Redgorton, Perthshire, Scotland. Married: 7th December 1866 in St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Christchurch . Janet died aged 59urs on 8th June 1902, in Christchurch NZ. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia & NZ and in Blacksmiths of Scotland. Contact Ian by
LACEDON John Blacksmith-Journeyman 1816: John Lacedon, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1816, Cambusnethan,Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 35yrs, living in Stane, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire; with wife Agnes 34yrs. Children: Mary 12yrs, William 5yrs, Thomas 3yrs.
LAWRIE Robert Blacksmith 1830: Robert Lawrie blacksmith. Born about 1830 St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Died 1909. See Blacksmiths of Scotland for his father, master blacksmith Thomas Lawire and family. 1871 Census he was living at 30 Mill's Green, St Boswells, Roxburghshire; in 1881 at The Green Blacksmiths House, St Boswells, Roxburghshire. His wife was Margaret Little. Contact Virginia by
LAWRIE (LOURIE) John or James Blacksmith 1841: John (or James) Lourie – blacksmith deceased. The 1841 Scottish census shows his wife Janet 27yrs, a widow living at 4 Stonecraigs Row, Cambusnethan, Lanark. Children: Marion 10yrs, John 7yrs, Helen 4yrs, James 3yrs, Betsey 7 months infant. Judging by the infants age he died within the past 12 month.
LAWRIE (LOURIE) Thomas Blacksmith 1782: Thomas Lawrie (Lourie), master blacksmith. Born about 1782 Bowden, Roxburghshire. Scotland. The 1841 Scottish census lists Thomas as 55yrs; at St Boswells Green, St Boswells, Roxburghshire, with wife Christian 40yrs. Children: Helen 15yrs; Elizabeth 15yrs; Jane 13yrs; Robert 11yrs; James 9yrs; Thomas 7yrs; Catherine 5yrs; Ann 2yrs. Also present James Scott 20yrs (journeyman blacksmith). In 1851 Thomas as 69yrs, living at St Boswells Green, St Boswells, Roxburghshire; with wife Christy Hill (1780 -1877). Others listed: Robert 21yrs; Catherine 15yrs; Ann 11yrs; Agnes 8yrs. Plus Alex Learmonth 32yrs (blacksmith journeyman). Contact Virginia by
LEARMONTH Alexander Blacksmith 1819: Alex Learmonth, blacksmith. Born about 1819, St. Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland. The 1851 Scottish census lists Alex as 32yrs, a blacksmith journeyman with master blacksmith Thomas Lawrie (Lourie) and family; living at St Boswells Green, St Boswells, Roxburghshire.
LEITCH David Blacksmith 1794: David Leitch, blacksmith, was born in Glenluce Scotland about 1794 he followed the trade of Blacksmith as his father Thomas Leitch did before him, having a Smithy in Glenluce, he died in Inch Parish on the 22nd October 1878 I beleive he was about 83 years old. His wife was Agnes Bell Born in Glenluce in 1803 she died in Glenluce 30th Jan 1876 age 73 years. Contact Alan by.
LEITCH Thomas Blacksmith 1790's: Thomas Leitch, blacksmith, had a Smithy in Glenluce which was carried on by his son David Leitch (born abt.1794). Contact Alan by.
LOCKIE James Blacksmith 1818: James Lockie, blacksmith. Born about 1818, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 33yrs, See Blacksmiths of Scotland for son Thomas 6yrs. Father-in-law James Brownlee & other family members.
MAIR Robert Blacksmith 1813: Robert Mair, blacksmith. Born about 1813, Lanarkshire, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 38yrs, living at 26 South Row with wife Jean 40yrs. Sons: James 15yrs & Charles 12yrs. See 1851 census, Old Monkland, ED 37, pages 16-20. I have no other information
MANNERS John Blacksmith,Wheelwright,Tool Maker 1842: John Manners, blacksmith, wheelwright, Agricultural implement maker. Born 1842 Greenock, Scotland. Emigrated to Australia 1857. First listed 1868 as Blacksmith, Wheelwright, Agricultural Implement Maker, Taree, New South Wales. 1894 moved to Sydney, continued business in Sussex St. John died 1909. John is listed in the Blacksmiths of Scotland, Blacksmiths of Australia and Tool Makers Index Contact Shirley by
McAFFER Neil Blacksmith 1822: Neil McAffer, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1822, Island of Islay. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 29 yrs, wife Isabella 40yrs. Daughter Janet 6 months infant.
McCARLIE Alexander Blacksmith 1821: Alexander McCarlie, blacksmith, born 10 Aug 1821 in Scotland. Worked: at Balmesh Farm, in the Parish of Old Luce, Wigtownshire, Scotland. Died: 06 Jan 1898 at Dunskey Home Farm,Portpatrick, Wigtownshire. Married 06 Dec 1867 to Agnes Graham at Balmesh. Contact Betty by.
McCARTNEY HUgh Blacksmith 1940: Hugh McCartney, blacksmith, farrier. Hugh was the local Blacksmith and Agricultural Engineer in the Village of Ceres in Fife from 1940 to 1955. He was an active member of the village life and he looked after the local Cupar Hunt horses and main shire and Clydesdale horses were reshot at the forge. Any further information is most welcome. Contact William by
McCONNELL Alexander Blacksmith 1860: Alexander McConnell, blacksmith, born circa1860 in Dumfries, Scotland. Wife: Janet McKie married on Nov 28, 1876. No other information at this time.
McCUAIG Donald Blacksmith 1760's: Donald McCuaig. Not a blacksmith but liked to tell tales about them. Wife: Margaret McArthur - Lived in "Glenastin" which may be a variant of the present day Glenegedale, one of the principle villages of Kildalton, Islay, Argyll in the 1760's. Contact by.
McDOUGAL Allan Blacksmith - Journeyman 1807: Allan McDougal, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1807, Argyleshire Cuam. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as wife Janet 44yrs. Children: John 15yrs, Catharine 14yrs, Janet 12yrs, Mary Ann 10yrs, Alexander 7yrs.
McGOWON John Blacksmith 1830: John Mcgowon, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1830, Glasgow. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 21yrs, born Glasgow; lodging with blacksmith Henry Adams & family.
McINNES Duncan Blacksmith 1828: Duncan McInnes , blacksmith. Born about 1828 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Duncan and his wife Mary and most of their children emigrated to Australia per "Devon" 17th Oct 1878 arriving in Brisbane 05 Feb 1879. He lived in the Brisbane suburb of New Farm till his death 08 Jul 1912. He was a blacksmith from 1851 till his death. Contact Gregory by
McKELL Donald Blacksmith 1941: Donald McKell, blacksmith, [husband of cousin] born 1941,Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire,Scotland. Married Maria Fotheringham,1971, Helensburgh.Still living in Helensburgh. Contact Joe by.
McKERRELL Archibald Blacksmith 1934: Archibald McKerrell, blacksmith, born in Scotland in 1934. Wife: Christina Stewart Gibb, married in 1954 at Cambuslang, Scotland. Possibly still alive 2008. If you have information to share please contact Joe by.
McLEAN Alexander Blacksmith Alexander McLean, blacksmith. My great great grand father was a blacksmith in Glasgow. No further details given and therefore of no help to anyone!!! Contact Alexander by
McNICHOL Angus Blacksmith 1840: Angus McNichol, blacksmith, shoemaker in Appin, Argyllshire. Born where and when? Angus worked at Port Appin and Appin between 1841 to 1884 when it went to his son John McNicol till 1910. Contact Marilyn by
MOIR Alexander Blacksmith 1832: Alexander Moir, blacksmith. 1832? - 1907. Scotland. No other information available.
MOIR Duncan Blacksmith 1826: Duncan Moir, blacksmith. Born about 1826, Stirling, Larbert. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 25yrs, a lodger at 13 South Row with family of Peter McLaren (pig iron Furnace worker). See 1851 census, Old Monkland, ED 37, pages 11-15. I have no other information.
MOIR Francis Forbes Blacksmith 1813: Francis Forbes Moir, master blacksmith. Born 1813 Scotland and died 1895 age 82 years in Aberdeen. He was my great great great grandfather. Francis married Margaret Harper 1840 in Banchory Ternan. Listed as living at westmains Inchmarlo,Banchory Ternan in 1851 census with his Wife Margaret and 6 children and his nephew. He was a master blacksmith. Contact Maria by.
MORRISON Alexander Blacksmith 1846: Alexander Morrison, blacksmith. Born about 1846, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. See the 1881 and 1891 Scottish census for Stonehaven, for Alexander and his wife Jessie. He was my great grandfather, and I would like to find more information about him! Contact Anne by
MUIRHEAD Gavin Blacksmith-Apprentice 1835: Gavin Muirhead, apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1835, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 16yrs, living in Stane, Cambusnethan,Lanarkshire; with mother Janet 47yrs, widow and brother John 18yrs(apprentice Engineer).
MURRAY Alexander Blacksmith 1795: Alexander Murray, blacksmith. Born 1795 and died 1865. Alexander was a son of James Murray, of Abernethy and worked/lived in Forgandenny Perthshire, Scotland. Contact Kathleen by
MURRAY George Blacksmith 1788: George Murray, blacksmith, was born to James Murray (blacksmith) in 1788 and remained in Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland. Contact Kathleen by
MURRAY James Blacksmith 1750: James Murray, blacksmith. Born about 1750 and was a blacksmith in Abernethy. He seems to have had several wives and 7 sons, most of whom were blacksmiths too. Contact Kathleen by
MURRAY James Blacksmith 1770: James Murray , blacksmith. 1770-1861 was born in Abernethy, the eldest son of James Murray, a blacksmith. He moved to Leslie, Fifeshire to work and raised a large family there.
MURRAY Mungo Blacksmith 1773: Mungo Murray, blacksmith. Born in 1773 in Abernethy, Perthshire to James Murray, Blacksmith. He and most of his brothers became blacksmiths and moved throughout the region. See 1851 Census. Contact Kathleen by
MURRAY William Blacksmith 1782: William Murray, blacksmith. Born in Abernethy to James Murray, blacksmith, in 1782, and was blacksmith in Strathmiglo, Fife. Contact Kathleen by
NOBLE Walter Blacksmith 1827: Walter Noble, blacksmith. Born about 1927, Carstairs. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 24yrs, lodging with Matthew Reid (blacksmith) & family. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 16-20.
PETTIGREW James Blacksmith 1819: James Pettigrew, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1819, ?Cambusnethan, Scotland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 32yrs, wife Isabella 30yrs. Children: Gavin 5yrs, Mary 4yrs, David 2yrs, Jane 3 weeks infant.
RAE George Blacksmith, Farrier 1835: George Rae, blacksmith, farrier. Born about 1835, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. George was the son of George Rae – Shoemaker and Margaret . George aged 22yrw married Jane Smith Fowlie aged 28yrs (dressmaker), on 4th June 1859 in the Parish of Fyvie in the County of Aberdeen. Jane’s parents were John Fowlie, a farmer and Elizabeth Rae(deceased). The 1871 Census for Scotland lists George as 36yrs, living at 12 Innes St, St Nicholas, Aberdeen City, Aberdeen. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Scotland and farriers Index.Contact Michael by.
RALSTON Thomas Blacksmith 1832: Thomas Ralston, blacksmith. Born about 1832, Lanarkshire Old Monkland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 19yrs; lodging at 15, Hornock Row with Thomas Neilson & family. ld Monkland, ED 39, pages 1-5.
REID Matthew Blacksmith 1801: Matthew Reid, blacksmith. Born about 1801, Shotts, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs, living at 50 , Hollinhirst; with wife Janet 31yrs. Children: Sarah 11yrs, Ann 10yrs, Janet 8yrs, John 6yrs, Alexander 3yrs , Elizabeth 7months infant. House servant: Jane Hogg 20yrs. Lodgers: Walter Noble 24yrs (blacksmith). Walter Alexander 18yrs, John Noble 17yrs. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 16-20.
RENFREW David Blacksmith 1855: David Renfrew, blacksmith. David and his wife Jean and 3 children arrived from Scotland on the William Miles which landed at Morton Bay Brisbane on 19th January 1855. They made their way down to Ballarat (gold fields)Victoria where he worked as a blacksmith until 1858. The family then moved to Carngham Victoria where again he worked as a blacksmith. David and Jean had 14 children, 4 boys and 10 girls. The boys followed all became blacksmiths. In 1873 as the gold rush was waning the family all moved to Plattsburg Newcastle NSW. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Scotland. Contact Deborah by.
ROBERTSON Hugh Blacksmith 1824: Hugh Robertson, blacksmith. Born about 1824, Lanark, Lanark, Scotland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 27yrs, living at the Collector's House, Cambusnethan, Lanark; with wife Marion 22yrs born Cambusnethan, Lanark. Sons: James 2yrs & John 1yr.
ROSS James Blacksmith 1835: James Ross, blacksmith. Born about 1835 Perthshire, Scotland. James was the son of George Ross, (also a blacksmith) and Margaret Cameron, James worked on; and in 1859 emigrated to Souh Africa on a goverment aided programme and landed in Table Bay in December of that year. While in South Africa he had 3 children and returned to Scotland cica 1868. He appears in the 1881 Census. Contact Robert by
RULE Robert Blacksmith 1823: Robert Rule, blacksmith. Born 1823 in Labert, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Robert married Agness Kerr in Larbert in 1847. The 1851 census for Scotland lists Robert as 26yrs, living at Bainsford Stirlingshire; Agness is 20yrs. Children: Helen 2yrs and Henry 11mths infant. In 1861 Robert is 37yrs, living in Grahamston, Stilingshire and working at the foundry there. Agness is 31yrs. Children: Henry 10yrs; Andrew 8yrs(became a moulder and immigrated to Australia); Robert 7yrs; James 4yrs; Agness 10mths infant. Contact Graham by
RUSSELL James Blacksmith 18021: James Russell, blacksmith. Born about 1802, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 49yrs, at Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire; with wife Jean 44yrs born Edinburghshire West Calder. Sons: William 21yrs (blacksmith), James 10yrs, John 8yrs. Daughter: Elizabeth Russell 15yrs.Visitor: Jean Haddow 7yrs.
RUSSELL Robert Blacksmith 1804: Robert Russell, blacksmith Journeyman. Born about 1804, Lanarkshire, Cambusnethan. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 47yrs, wife Christina 42yrs. Lodger: Hugh Baird 32yrs, store manager.
RUSSELL Robert Blacksmith 1812: Robert Russell, blacksmith. Born about 1812 in Scotland. The family travelled from Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland, arriving Port Adelaide 13th September 1857, on the ship "Henry Moore" Robert aged 45yrs with wife Janet aged 45yrs and sons William 20yrs (blacksmith); John 17yrs (blacksmith); Robert 13yrs (blacksmith). Found on www dot theshipslist dot com No other information found
RUSSELL William Blacksmith 1830: William Russell, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Cambusnethan,Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 21yrs. See Blacksmiths of Scotland for parents James 49yrs & Jean 44yr. Brothers: James 10yrs, John 8yrs. Sister: Elizabeth Russell 15yrs. Visitor: Jean Haddow 7yrs. To share information contact Judith by
RUSSELL William Blacksmith 1800: William Russell, blacksmith. Born about 1800, Lanark Carluke. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 51yrs, wife Helen 51yrs born Lanark Carluke. Children: William 17yrs, John 15yrs, Robert 13yrs, James 10yrs, Francis 7yrs.
RUSSELL William Blacksmith 1791: William Russell, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1791, Lanarkshire Cambusnethan. The Scottish census 1851 lists him as 60yrs, wife Janet 58yrs. Son: Robert 35yrs. Mother-in-law: Christina Agnew 82yrs, widow.
SCOTT George Blacksmith - Journeyman 1825: George Scott, blacksmith journeyman. Born about1826, Cambusnethan, Lanark. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 26yrs; with parents George 52yrs & Christine 53yrs (farmers of several acres) and brother Robert 13yrs. Servants: Peter Russel 24yrs, Thomas Jack 23yrs, William Brown 19yrs.
SCOTT James Blacksmith 1821: James Scott, blacksmith. Born about 1821, St. Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland. The 1841 Scottish census lists James as 20yrs,a blacksmith journeyman with master blacksmith Thomas Lawrie (Lourie) and family; living at St Boswells Green, St Boswells, Roxburghshire.
SHANKS George Blacksmith 1869: George Shanks, blacksmith. Born: 24th May 1869, in Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland. The 1891 census shows him ages 21yrs, a blacksmith journeyman, boarding with Alexander Pendergest & family in Robert’s Wynd, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Wife: Agnes Waugh, married 1892 in Falkirk. The 1901 census lists him as 31yrs, blacksmith, living at 34 High Station Road, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Agnes 28yrs. Children: Annie. L. 7yrs; Alexr 5yrs; John.W. 4yrs; Maggie.W. 1yr infant. Neice: Lizzie.B.Waugh 16yrs. To share information contact Mark by
SHARP Nathaniel Blacksmith - Journeyman 1814: Nathaniel Sharp, blacksmith. Born about 1814, ClackmannanTillicoultry . The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 37yrs, living at Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland with wife Agnes 34yrs born Lanark, Shotts. Children: George 2yrs & James 1yr.
SKELLY Charles Blacksmith & Boiler Maker 1821: Charles Skelly, blacksmith. OPR Marriage record shows Charles Skelly Smith in Port Glasgow & Ann Leggat residing there. Charles son John (1) born in Port Glasgow was also a Blacksmith - Boiler Maker as shown on the 1841 Scotland Census. Charles is also listed in the Boiler Makers Index. John Skelly (1) (born 1822)is also in many editions of Pigot's Directory. Of John Skelly's sons, John (2) (born 1853) also became a boiler maker and Alexander (born 1861 - my great Grandfather is shown as a Marine Engineer on the 1881 Scotland Census). I believe that John's (2) son Thomas also became a Boiler Maker Journeyman. Fast forward - my nephew Jaysun O'Scalleigh is a blacksmith on Salt Spring Island, North Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Contact Aandeg by.
SMALE Henry Blacksmith 1806: Henry Smale, blacksmith. Born about1806 in Devon. See census 1841: Henry 35yrs, living at Navy Row, Plymouth, Devon, England with wife Betsy 35yrs (born in Devon). Children: Mary 12yrs, Sarah 10yrs, George 6yrs, Caroline 4yrs.
SMALE William Blacksmith 1791 William Smale, blacksmith first in Plymouth, the in Kent. Born about 1791 in Plymouth. See 1841 census: William 50yrs living at Navy Row, Plymouth. Wife: Ann 40yrs. Children: William 20yrs, JHH 14yrs (my great great grandfather); Mathew 12yrs, Phillipa 9yrs, Joseph 7yrs and Jane Hancock, stepdaughter aged 27yrs. See 1851 census: family are living at 13 Charlton Tce, Woolwich, Kent. Listed in both Devon and Kent Blacksmiths Indexes. See Shipwrights Index for sons Matthew & Joseph. Contact Jenny by.
SMEATON David Blacksmith David Smeaton, blacksmith. At 84 John Street, Glasgow. More information welcome. Can Megg contact by.
SMITH Archibald Blacksmith 1827: Archibald Smith, blacksmith. Born about 1827, Fifeshire Leven. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 24yrs living at Stane, Cambusnethan, Lanark with his mother Helen 58yrs,widow and sister Margaret 21yrs. Lodger: Alexander Foster ,16yrs (iron founder).
STEWART John Blacksmith 1864: John Stewart, blacksmith. Born 4th November 1864 Govan, Glasgow, Scotland. See Blacksmiths of Scotland for parents Leslie Stewart and Rachel nee Forrest. The 1891 UK census lists John as 26yrs, unmarried, but may have been providing for his recently widowed mother, sister and her three children!!!! Life was tough in those days. They were all living in Tradeston in Glasgow. Brothers William and Leslie were also in the trade. Contact Diana by
STEWART Leslie Blacksmith 1827: Leslie Stewart, blacksmith. Born 16 August 1827, Greenock/Glasow/Govan,Scotland. One of the first of two sets of twins in the family!!! At least Three sons followed in his trade :- John born in Whiteinch on 4 November 1864, Leslie Born in Govan in about 1854, William born in Glasgow 4 November 1864. Unfortunately I do not have any record of where they worked. Contact Diana by
STEWART Lockhart Blacksmith 1766: Lockhart Stewart , blacksmith. Born about 1766, Cambusnethan. Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 65yrs, Living at Burnbrae; with wife Weir 65yrs. Son: William 23yrs (see iron founders index). Grandsons: John Ferguson 13yr, Henry Ferguson 11yrs. Grandaughters: Marion Ferguson 8yrs & Jane Shaw 9yrs. Lodger: John Deveen 30yrs.
STEWART William Blacksmith 1867: William Stewart, blacksmith. Born 16th October 1867 in Govan, Glasgow,Scotland. See Blacksmiths of Scotland for his parents Leslie Stewart and Rachel nee Forrest; plus his brother John. Contact Diana by
TAIT John Blacksmith 1861: John Tait, blacksmith. Born about 1861, Ballantrae, Ayrshire, Scotland. The Scottish Census 1891 lists John as 30yrs, living at Davy Row, Muirkirk, Ayrshire; with wife Maggie 31yrs (born Mauchline, Ayrshire). Children: Elizabeth 9yrs; Agnes 5yrs; Alexander 1yr infant. Whole generations of Tait blacksmiths worked in Cathcart parish and at Waterfoot, Eaglesham parish. If you can help with research; contact Gordon by
TELFAR Alexander Blacksmith 1836: Alexander Telfar, blacksmith. Born on 23 Mar 1836 at Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Parents: James Telfar [a blacksmith] and Mary nee McLean. He emigrated to New Zealand in the early 1860s, and after spending time in Otago went to Taranaki during the New Zealand Land Wars with the Otago Contingent about 1865. He was stationed at Urenui with Captain Goode's forces and was later awarded a Crown Grant of 50 acres of land there. Alex established a smithy at Urenui on his land, the size of which doubled when he purchased another 50-acre block. Alex married Mary Johnson at New Plymouth, Taranaki, in 1870 and the couple raised a family of 3 sons. Alex died at Urenui on 18 October 1902 at the age of 67 and was buried at Urenui Cemetery the following day. Listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland and New Zealand. Contact Norma by
TELFAR James Blacksmith 1805: James Telfar, blacksmith. Baptised 30 Jun 1805 at Lasswade Parish Church, MLN. He was the son of Alexander Telfar and Mary Milller. On 1st Feb 1833 James married Mary MacLean, daughter of Daniel MacLean and Mary nee Miller, at Carnwarth, Lanarkshire, by which time James was working as a blacksmith. James and Mary had at least four children between 1833 and 1847, all of them born around the village of Wishaw in the parish of Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire. It is assumed that James died some time before 1855, as Mary Telfar married James Wallace on 7 Sep 1855 at Bonkle in Cambusnethan. Contact Norma by
THOMSON James Blacksmith 1789: James Thomson, blacksmith. Born about 1789, Dunfermline, fifeshire, Scotland. The 1851 census cor Scotland lists James as 62yrs, living at 20 Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline Fife; with wife Mary 50yrs (born Dunfermline). Lodger: George Arnot 45yrs (general labourer). Lodger Robert Brown 52yrs (Damask Weaver).
THOMSON Robert Blacksmith 1824: Robert Thomson, blacksmith. The OPR for Barony (Glasgow) has the following record: Thomson: Robert Thomson, blacksmith, in Calton and Mary Shields residing there. Banns were read on 6th June 1824 and the marriage took place on 25 June 1824. Marriage performed by Rev. Jas Turnbull.
WALKER John Blacksmith 1829: John Walker, blacksmith. Born about 1829, Stirling Falkirk. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 22yrs, living at 53 Herriot Row; with wife Mary 20yrs. Others listed are William Muirhead (head fo family) 22yrs. Elizabeth Muirhead 22yrs (sister), Joseph Muirhead 10yrs(brother) , Samuel 8yrs(brother). Maybe Mary’s maiden name was Muirhead??? See 1851 census, Old Monkland, ED 40, pages 11-15.
WALLACE John Blacksmith 1805: John Wallace, master blacksmith. Born about 1805, Scotland. The 1841 Scottish census lists John as 36yrs, living at Hunter Street, Dundee with wife Magdalene (nee Burns) 40yrs. Children: Martha 12yrs; Margaret 8yrs; Robert 3yrs; Agnes 2yrs. John and Magdalene Burns married n 1836, and emigrated to New Zealand in 1842. Occupation listed as blacksmith on ship’s record. Seeking any information on his family in Scotland. Listed in Blacksmiths of Scotland and New Zealand. Contact Brenda by
WHITE Alexander Blacksmith Alexander White, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1816, Fife, Scotland. Married Ann Inglis February 1835 in Burntisland, Fife (seen on Familysearch.org). The 1841 Scottish census lists Alexander as 25yrs, living at High Street South. Burntisland Burgh; with wife Anna 30yrs. Also listed Margaret Ronaldson 15yrs.
WHITE John Blacksmith 1811: John White, blacksmith (see familysearch.org) John was deceased before the 1851 Scottish census which shows his widow Grace nee Page, 40yrs, born and still living at Kirkton Village Burntisland with her son William Arnot 14yrs (born Kinghorn from first marriage. Children from second marriage: Betsy White 11yrs; Mary White 8yrs; George White 6yrs; James White 2yrs; John White 1yr infant.
WHITE/WHYTE James Blacksmith 1784: James White (Whyte), blacksmith. Born Scotland. James and Jean Croll contracted 25th July 1784 an were married on 7th August 1784 at Fordoun, Kincardine, Scotland (seen on familysearch.org) and Information taken from the Burgess Roll of Dundee Project (Batch) number M11259-6 System Origin: Scotland-ODMGS Film number: 993316 Ref ID: 1821-22 October. White James Blacksmith at Bountrie Bush near Montrose  married  second wife May (or Marjory) Mitchell, daughter of Thomas Mitchell, Merchant Burgess. There is a gravestone on a MI book that records the deaths of family members “by Jas White smith at Boutry bush imo s Jas 8.21794 2y 10m, my w Jean Croll 20.3.1799. Jas White 11.5.1802 13. Jas White 12.11.1837 79, w May Mitchell 12.7.1757 80”. Contact Wendy by
WILSON John Blacksmith 1806: John Wilson, blacksmith. Born about 1806, Edinburgh. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 45yrs, living at 14, Sunnyside Square with wife Mary 45yrs born Edinburgh. Son Andrew 16yrs, smith assistant. Servant: Helen McLure 9yrs. Old Monkland, ED 39, pages 1-5.
WILSON William (Jnr) Blacksmith-Apprentice 1837: William Willson (Jnr),apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1837, Shotts, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 14yrs, living in Stane, Cambusnethan,Lanarkshire. See blacksmiths of Scotland Index for parents William 40yrs & Margaret 39yrs plus siblings.
YOUNG David Watson Blacksmith 1867: David Watson Young, blacksmith. Born at 29 Tait's Lane, Hawkhill, Dundee, 21 May 1867. Married Mary Ann Henry at 13 Westfirld Lane, the bride's residence. Lived at various Dundee addresses. Entered in Dundee Directory, 1898-99, as a Laundryman. Managed the Pearl Steam Laundry. Family emigrated to New Zealand in 1912. Lived at Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland and owned a laundry there. About 1918 went to Te Aroha and returned to blacksmithing. Worked for D. McL Wallace(?). Contact Noel by.
YOUNG John Blacksmith 1823: John Young, blacksmith. Born about 1823, Carluke, Lanarkshire. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 28yrs, living at Cambusnethan, Lanark, Scotland; with wife Helen 31yrs born Carluke Lanarkshire. Children: Helen 8yrs, Robert 6yrs, Catharine 3yrs, Matthew.M. 6 months infant.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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