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ANDREWS Mary Ann Blacksmith 1860: Mary Ann Andrews, herself a Blacksmith in Offham. Widow of Thomas Andrews of Ditchling, also a Blacksmith. Their daughter Fanny married master Blacksmith Samuel Gardiner (see Blacksmiths of Sussex). contact Barbara by.
ANDREWS Thomas Blacksmith Deceased ?date unknown. His widow Mary Ann Andrews was also a Blacksmith & is listed in this index.
BATTMAN John Blacksmith 1753: John Battman. In 1753, John was a master blacksmith Henfield, Sussex , England. In 1763, he takes Josias Woolgar and Ed. Trower as apprentice blacksmiths. Contact Sue by.
BETTESWORTH Albert George Blacksmith 1877: Albert George Bettesworth, born: 8 Aug 1877, South Hayling, Sussex. Died: 7 Sep 1961, Itchenor, close to Chichester. 1981: Blacksmiths Apprentice, East Wittering. 1901: living in Shalford, near Guildford & employed in the gunpowder factory. Wife: Edith Hotston. Between 1908-1913 moved to Streat, East Sussex. 1918 moved to Earnley Forge near East Wittering. Retired in West Wittering.
BISH Frederick Blacksmith 1897: Frederick Bish, blacksmith and iron monger. Born about 1897, in Lewes , Sussex, England. The 1901 UK census lists Frederick as 4yrs, living with parents Frank 41yrs (labourer) and Mille Bish 41yrs (born Lewes) at The Green, Cliff, Lewes. Frederick had several siblings. In 1911 Frederick is listed as 14yrs, working in a blacksmiths shop, living with parents Frank (labourer) and Millie Bish plus siblings at 31 Malling Street, Cliff,Lewes. Contact Sharon by.
COLBRAN Edward Blacksmith 1774: Edward Colbran, blacksmith. Baptised 16 October 1774 St Margaretís, Buxted, Sussex, England. Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). Edward married Mary Venal 31 October 1799 Buxted. Died 16 May 1864 (Ancestry). 1841 census age 66, living at Hurstwood, Buxted with mother Mary Colbran age 92, farmer. 1851 census Edward Colbran 77, retired smith, born Buxted, widower, living on his own at Nortons Green, Buxted. 1861 Edward Colbran 86, almsman, formerly smith, lodging with the Duplock family at Cockland, Buxted - his daughter Elizabeth married John Duplock in 1835. Contact Linda by
COLBRAN John Blacksmith 1780: John Colbran, master blacksmith. Born 1780 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 29 April 1866 Buxted (IGI). Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1841 census John is 60yrs, living at Scool [sic] House, Buxted. 1851 lodging with Walter family, widowed, aged 70, master blacksmith employing 1 man. Brother Thomas, unmarried, 65, journeyman blacksmith, also lodging there. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted . Death 1866 June quarter, Uckfield, 2b, 72. Contact Linda by
COLBRAN Thomas Blacksmith 1786: Thomas Colbran, Journeyman smith. Born circa 1786 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 1869. Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1851 Thomas is, 65yrs, unmarried, living Hurstwood. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted Contact Linda by
COLBRAN William Blacksmith 1783: William Colbran, Master blacksmith. Born 1783 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 1875 Buxted. Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1841 census William is 57yrs, living at Hurstwood, Buxted with wife Mary, 49yrs. 1851 aged 68, widowed, living at Hurstwood, Buxted, master blacksmith employing 1 man, with John Martin, grandson, 6, and James Dadswell, lodger, 43, master shoemaker employing 1 apprentice. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted. 1871 living at Hurstwood Smith Shop, Master Blacksmith aged 88, with grandson Edwin Mann, 18, journeyman blacksmith, born Buxted. FreeBMD death March quarter 1875 aged 92, Uckfield, 2b, 85. Contact Linda by"
ENTICKNAP Charles Blacksmith 1785: Charles Enticknap, blacksmith, born about 1785 in Lurgashall. Father of Edward (born about 1818), Charles was listed as a blacksmith at all his children's baptisms, of which there seem to be eleven ranging from 1810 to 1823. Wife: Mary Knight. Charles was buried at Lurgashall on 27 Aug 1834 aged 49yrs two days after his wife's burial. Contact Madelaine by.
ENTICKNAP Charles Blacksmith 1858: Charles Enticknap, blacksmith born abour 1858. Second son of Edward's (born about 1818). Listed in the 1891 as a blacksmith in Kirdford. Contact Madelaine by.
ENTICKNAP Edward Blacksmith 1818: Edward Enticknap, blacksmith, born about 1818 at Lurgashall. See 1861 to 1981 for wife Fanny & children: Edward, Jane, Charles, Eli, Ernest, Kate, James, Charlotte Ann, Annie, William, Agnes. Apprentice blacksmith in 1861 was George Rappon 16yrs. Contact Jennifer by.
ENTICKNAP Eli Blacksmith 1906: Eli Enticknap, 25yrs Bachelor of Wisborough Green. Wife: Amy Parr 28yrs of Rogate, married 16th June 1906 at Rogate Parish Church. Father Edward Enticknap(Blacksmith). Contact Jennifer by.
ENTICKNAP James Blacksmith 1867: James Enticknap, blacksmith born about 1867. Third son of Edward (born about 1818). Listed in 1891 census as an employed blacksmith and living with his brother Edward who was the master blacksmith. Contact Madelaine by.
FUNNEL Thos Blacksmith 1756: Thos Funnel (1789) and Wm. Gilham (1786) blacksmith apprentices 1756 to 1826, Uckfield, Sussex, England . Awarded Patent No.1824 (1791) for a plough with interchangable shares. Possibly apprenticed to master blacksmith Thomas Merricks. Not enough information given by contributor. Contact Paul by
GARDENER Samuel Blacksmith - Master 1849: Samuel Gardener, born 1849 in Henfield, West Sussex, England. Parents: John and Mary Gardener. Samuel was a Master Blacksmith in Lewes, East Sussex. He worked for Mary Ann Andrews ( widow of Thomas Andrews of Ditchling, also a Blacksmith), herself a Blacksmith in Offham, near Lewes; married her daughter, Fanny and moved to Southwater. They had 11 children, all the boys were either Blacksmiths or Wheelwrights. My Grandfather Stanley Gardener was his youngest son and he took over the forge in Southwater, West Sussex. contact Barbara by.
GILHAM Wm. Blacksmith 1756: Wm. Gilham (1786) and Thos Funnel (1789) blacksmith apprentices 1756 to 1826, Uckfield, Sussex, England . Awarded Patent No.1824 (1791) for a plough with interchangable shares. Possibly apprenticed to master blacksmith Thomas Merricks. Not enough information given by contributor. Contact Paul by
HIDER James Blacksmith 1816: James Hider, blacksmith. Born 1816, Henfield, Sussex, England. Married Mary Sayers, 1836 in Henfield. They had 4 children. Son of blacksmith John Hider, and father of blacksmith Job Hider ; both listed in this index. Contact Sue by.
HIDER Job Blacksmith 1837: Job Hider, blacksmith. Born 1837 Henfield, Sussex, England. Married Mary Ann Jackson in 1857 in Henfield. They had five children, the eldest Alice Sarah was born in Canada in 1859, though the family was back in England by 1871. Son of blacksmith James Hider, and grandson of blacksmith John Hider; both listed in this index. Contact Sue by.
HIDER John Blacksmith 1795: John Hider, born Circa 1795 Hurstpierpoint, Sussex,England. Blacksmith in Henfield, Sussex. Married Ann Woolgar 1814, 8 children, 4 died in childhood. Died 1874 in Henfield. Father of blacksmith James Hider and grandfather of blacksmith Job Hider; both listed in this Index. Contact Sue by.
HILLMAN Edward Blacksmith 1797: Edward Hillman, blacksmith. Born in about 1797 in Lewes, Sussex, England. Wife: Mary born Lewes 1798. They had six children, Sarah, William, John, Joseph, Mary Ann and Martha, and all three sons became blacksmiths too. In 1851 Edward was simply listed as a Master Blacksmith in Lewes. In 1861 he is listed as a blacksmith employing three men. In 1871 Edward has died but his wife Mary is still there, and is listed as a blacksmith employing 4 men. Mary died in 1878. They are consistently registered as living at 38 High Street although whether the smithy was there or not I don't know. Edward was my Great (x3) Grandfather. Contact Cal by.
HORTON Robert George Blacksmith 1883: Robert George Horton born 09 June 1883, Rye, Sussex died 05 Nov 1972 at Storrington, Sussex. The 1891 UK census lists Robert as 7yrs, living with his parents and siblings at King Street, Rye, Sussex. In 1901 Robert is 17yrs, at 15 Tower Street boarding with Maria Dunk 68yrs,widow and her grandson Charles Payne 4yrs. 1911: Robert is 27yrs a shoeing and general smith living at Hastings Sussex with mother Harriet Horton 60yrs,widow. Also listed are his brother Percy Horton 25yrs,single (butcher) and sister Bessie May Horton 23yrs,single (bookkeeper). See Blacksmiths of Kent and Sussex for his brother William Edward Horton and grandfather William Mannings Horton. Contact Ruthie by
HORTON William Edward Blacksmith 1872: William Edward Horton born 06 Oct 1872 Ashford, Kent died 30 Jan 1938, at Battle, Sussex. The 1891 UK census lists William as 18yrs, a shoeing smith living with his parents and siblings at King Street, Rye, Sussex. In 1901 William is 28yrs, works for himself, living at 20 Cockle Street, Brede Sussex; with wife Ellen 30yrs (born Brede). Children: Edith 3yrs, Leslie Charles 2yrs; Ethel 4months infant. 1911: William is 38yrs, at Rye, Sussex. Ellen is 39yrs, Children Edith Ellen 13yrs; Leslie Charles 12yrs; Ethel Mary 10yrs; Cecil John 6yrs. See Blacksmiths of Kent and Sussex for brother Robert George Horton and grandfather William Mannings Horton. Contact Ruthie by
HORTON William Mannings Blacksmith 1818: William Mannings Horton, blacksmith. Born about 1818, Ewell, Kent, England. Died 09 June 1894 Dover, Kent. Williamís grandsons William Edward Horton born 06 Oct 1872 Ashford, Kent died 30 Jan 1938, at Battle, Sussex and Robert George Horton born 09 June 1883, Rye, Sussex died 05 Nov 1972 at Storrington, Susse. See Blacksmiths of Kent and Sussex for grandsons. Contact Ruthie by
HOUNSOME Richard Blacksmith 1849: Richard Hounsome, born May 1849 at Thakeham, Pulborough, Sussex. 1881L a blacksmith living at 19 East Street, Littlehampton, Sussex. Contact Nigel by.
HOUNSOME Thomas Blacksmith 1861: Thomas Hounsome, born about 1861 at Charlton, Sussex. 1881: a blacksmith living at Eling Lane, Eling, Hampshire. 1901: census lists him as an Engineer Mechanical in a Saw Mill. Contact Nigel by.
KEMP Timothy Blacksmith 1842: Timothy Kemp, born 1842 Hailsham, Sussex, England, (a twin) the 6th of 11 children born to William Kemp and Mary Ann nee Haffenden the census shows him to be born Warbleton (Hailsham Registration District). in 1851 he is 8yrs old attending day school residing at cherry clack common heathfield with parents & siblings. Cherry Clack was the windmill. in 1861 the family had moved to Blackdown and Timothy now 18 was working as an ag lab. He married Maria Bonds from Mayfield 1865 Hailsham and in 1871 Timothy and his new family are at CowHouse Farm Wartling where Timothy is now a blacksmith, he & Maria have 4 children by this time & also a lodger John Barton apprentice to Timothy. According to this census after marriage They lived in Heathfield then Warbleton before settling in Wartling. 1878 directory records them in Cowbeech. Timothy & Maria are still at Cowbeech Wartling with 9 children Timothy a Blacksmith. Contact Toni by .
MANN William Blacksmith 1817: William Mann, master blacksmith. Born about 1817, Wadhurst, Sussex, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 54yrs, living at the Smith Shop, Wadhurst, Sussex, with wife Mary Martin Mann 53yrs ( born Buxted, Sussex. Contact Linda by
MERRICKS Thomas Blacksmith 1756: Thomas Merricks, master blacksmith. No information given by contributor except for 2 possible apprentices Thos. Funnel and Wm Gilham. Contact Paul by
PASHLEY George Blacksmith 1825: George Pashley, born 1825 at Whitwell, Derbyshire, son of Joseph & Rebecca. Married: Emma Hyson. Lived at Whitwell. Died: 1888 at Whitwell. George's daughter Annie married Harry Henry Standen, grandson of Elias & Barbara Standen.
PASHLEY Joseph Blacksmith - Master 1793: Joseph Pashley, born: 1793 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, son of Richard & Elizabeth. Married: Rebecca Brown. Lived at Whitwell, Derbyshire. Died: 1866 at Whitwell.
PASHLEY Richard Blacksmith 1816: Richard Pashley, born: 1816 at Whitwell, Derbyshire, son of Joseph & Rebecca.
PONT Matthew Blacksmith 1819: Matthew Pont, born about 1819 in Sussex (age at 30 Mar 1851 was 32yrs). Living at 16 Stephens Crouch, Catsfield, Dallington. Wife: Ann 28yrs (in 1851).
PONT Robert Shoeing Smith 1906: Robert Pont, born Sussex. Abode: 23 Nov 1906 at 15 Park St.---place unknown. Wife: Nellie.
REEVES Edward Blacksmith 1835: Edward Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1835, Lewes Sussex, England. His abode in 1861 was 38 Hanover Terrace, Brighton. In 1871 he was at John Street Brighton. Wife(1) Sarah. Wife(2) Eliza. To share information contact Maureen by.
REEVES Edward (1) Blacksmith 1874: Edward Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 6 July 1874 at 30 Lewes St.---place unknown. Wife: Frances Jane.
REEVES Edward (2) Blacksmith 1919: Edward Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 21 Dec 1919 at 44 Scotland St.-----place unknown. No other information submitted.
REEVES Edward James (1) Shoeing Smith 1890: Edward James Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 26 Apollo Terrace ?where. Abode: 8 May 1890 at 80 Richmond St. place unknown. Abode: 15 Aug 1903 at 7 Apollo St. Wife: Ruth.
REEVES Edward James (2) Shoeing Smith Edward James Reeves, born: Sussex. Abode: 43 Stanley St. -----place unknown.
REEVES George Robert (1) Shoeing Smith 1880: George Robert (1), born Sussex about 1880. Age on 1st Jan 1899 was 19yrs. Abode: 7 Apollo St. -----place unknown. Wife: Mary Mack.
REEVES George Robert (2) Shoeing Smith 1904: George Robert (2), born: Sussex ?when. Abode: in 30 Dec 1904 and 12 Feb 1905 at 7 Coleman St.-----place unknown. Wife: Ellen.
REEVES Harry Blacksmith 1899: Harry Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 1 Jan 1899 at 28 St. Mary Magdalen St.-----place unknown.
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1887: Henry Reeve, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 3 Dec 1887 at 31 Nelson Place-----place unknown.
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1807: Henry Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1807, Keymer Susse, England. His abode in 1851 was no: 6 Gloster Street, Brighton. Wife: Mary. To share information contact Maureen by.
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1829: Henry Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1829 in Lewes Sussex, England. His abode in 1851 was 1 Gloster Cottages Brighton. Wife: Eliza. To share information contact Maureen by.
REEVES John Edward (1) Blacksmith 1883: John Edward Reeves (1), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 20 Sep 1883 at 2 Riding School Lane-----place unknown. Abode: 3 Dec 1885 at 32 Carlton St.-----place unknown.. Wife: Elizabeth Rebecca.
REEVES John Edward (2) Blacksmith 1887: John Edward Reeves (2), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 3 Dec 1887, at 31 Nelson Place, St. Peters. Abode: 6 April 1890 at 33 Carlton St. -----place unknown. Abode: 11 Oct 1894 33 at Carlton St. Abode: 31 Mar 1897 at 33 Carlton St. Abode: 15 Mar 1899 33 Carlton St. Abode: 31 Aug 1926 at 34 Carlton St. Ages: John Edward aged 28y in 1894. Wife: Mary Eliza Godfree aged 30yrs in 1894.
REEVES John Edward (3) Blacksmith 1899: John Edward Reeves (3), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 1 July 1899 at 10 Grosvenor St.-----place unknown.
REEVES William Blacksmith 1920: William Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 17 July 1920 at 42 Argyle St.-----place unknown. Wife: Nellie.
SANDS George (Jnr) Blacksmith 1838: George Sands, born 1838 in Dallington. Parents: George SANDS and Mary nee HONEYSETT, was a Blacksmith of Dallington and followed in his father's footsteps. Wife: Amelia BAYLEY/BAILEY and they were the parents of 11 children: Kitty Amelia (1862), Alfred Harry (1864), Emma Jane (1865), Roland George (1867), Mary Kate ("May", 1868), Elizabeth Ellen (1869), Edward Arthur (1871), Caroline Anne (1872), Lily Ethel (1872), Laura (1874), and Katharine Alma Frances(1875). In 1881, Joseph OLIVER, 18, born in Warbleton was working for him. George lived at Bakers Cottage, his father's house, until about 1890, when upon his brother John's return from Scotland, he had Forest View built immediately next door. He lived there until his death in 1906. Contact Joanne by.
SIMMONDS William Blacksmith 1794: William Simmonds, master blacksmith. Born 1794 in Ringmer, Sussex, England. William was a Master Blacksmith in North Street, St.Thomas in the Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex employing four people. William died in 1856, leaving the business to his wife Hannah. Contributor does not wish to be contacted.
SIMMONS Albert Blacksmith 1872: Albert Simmons, born 1872 in Salehurst, Sussex and died 1951 in Hastings,Sussex. Lived in Staplecross,Sussex. Wife: Annie Martin Chapman.Born 1871 in Brightling, Sussex and died 1947. Son of George Simmons.(39).
SIMMONS Charles Blacksmith & Inn Keeper 1827: Charles Simmons, born 1827 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1909 in Windmill Hill,Sussex. Lived at the Horse Shoe Inn,Wartling. Wife: Susannah Gardener born 1835, In Lewes, Sussex and died 1907. Son of John Simmons.(8).
SIMMONS Charles Blacksmith 1878: Charles Simmons, born 1878 in Sedlescombe, Sussex and died 1918 in Bodiam. Lived in Bodiam,Sussex. Wife:Eleanor Wheales born 1874 in Little Dunham, Norfolk and died 1961. Son of George Simmons.(39).
SIMMONS Edward Blacksmith 1920ís: Edward Simmons was the last in the line of Blacksmiths in the forge at windmill hill Wartling. He was the son of George Simmons, Grand son of Charles Simmons. My grand father and great grand father slowly changed the forge at Windmill Hill in to a Garage with the growing popularity of the moter car in the 1920s. I may have other infomation. Contact Nathan by
SIMMONS Friend Blacksmith 1820: Friend Simmons, born 1820 at Wartling,Sussex and died ?where. Lived in Westfield,Guestling,Ore,Hurst Green,Sussex. Wife:Chatlotte Willard born 1824 in Guestling, Sussex and died ?where. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4)
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1869: George Simmons, born 1869 at Wartling, Sussex and died ?where. Lived in Wartling, Sussex. Wife: Mary Huggett born 1873 in Eastbourne, Sussex and died ?where. Son of Charles Simmons.(21).
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1846: George Simmons, born:1846 in Salehurst and died 1904 in Sedlescombe,Sussex. Lived in Eastbourne,Salehurst,Hastings,Sedlescombe,Sussex. Wife:Emily Barrow born 1847 in Heathfield,Sussex and died 1914. Son of William Simmons.(13).
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1874: George Simmons, born 1874 at Salehurst, Sussex and died ?where. Lived at Tanyard House,Sedlescombe,Sussex. Wife: Bessie Crawley born 1888 in London and died 1925. Son of George Simmons.(39).
SIMMONS John Blacksmith & Victualler 1800: John Simmons, born 1800 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1860 in Wartling, Sussex. Lived at The Horse Shoe Inn,Wartling. Wife: Mary Miles born 1801 in Lewes, Sussex and died 1860. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4)
SIMMONS John Blacksmith 1854: John Simmons, born 1854 at Salehurst, Sussex. Died: date & place unknown. Lived at Fair Lane,Salehurst,Sussex. Wife: Emily Callaway born 1854 in Bodiam, Sussex and died-----place unknown. Son of William Simmons.(13)
SIMMONS Joseph Blacksmith 1774: Joseph Simmons, born 1774 in East Hoathly, Sussex and died 1856 in Wartling,Sussex. Lived at Posey Green, Wartling. 1st Wife: Ann Clapson born 1773 in Wartling and died 1799. 2nd Wife: Sarah Pooke born 1772 in Wartling and died 1859
SIMMONS William Blacksmith 1814: William Simmons, born 1814 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1891 in Salehurst,Sussex. Lived in Salehurst. Wife: Elizabeth Martin born 1818 in Salehurst and died 1885. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4)
SIMMONS William Blacksmith 1822: William Simmons, born 1882 at Salehurst, Sussex.and died-----place unknown. Lived at Fair Lane, Salehurst, Sussex. Son of John Simmons.(31)
STANDEN Abraham Blacksmith 1825: Abraham Standen, born 1825 at Arrington, Huntingdonshire. Parents: Henry & Mary. Lived at Hemingford Grey and St.Ives. Died: 1904.
STANDEN Charles Blacksmith - Master 1815: Charles Standen, born 1815 at Woolwich, Kent. Parents: Elias & Barbara. Married: Susan LARKINS, 15th November, 1835 (IGI says 1836) & lived at Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire.
STANDEN Elias Blacksmith 1774: Elias Standen. Paid Land Tax for Forge at Maresfield, Sussex in 1774.
STANDEN Elias Blacksmith & Farrier 1779: Elias Standen, born 1779 at Burwash, Sussex. Parents: Sameul Standen & Frances(nee Fuller). Married: Barbara Heathfield, they lived sometime in Canterbury. Elias was a Sergeant Farrier at Waterloo. After Napoleonic war lived in Waresley,Hunts. Died: 1867 at Gamlingay, Cambridge. Elias & Barbara are grandparents of Harry Henry Standen who married Annie Pashley, daughter of George & Emma.
STANDEN Francis Blacksmith - Master Born: 1812 at Canterbury, son of Elias & Barbara. Married: Eliza Norman, Lived at Hemingford Abbots,Huntingdonshire.
STANDEN Henry Blacksmith 1800: Henry Standen, born 1800 Sussex. Parents: Elias & Barbara living at Waresley, Huntingdonshire.
STANDEN Henry Blacksmith 1829: Henry Standen, born 1829 at Long Stow, Huntingdonshire. Parents: Henry & Mary. Lived at St.Ives,Huntingdonshire.
STANDEN Samuel Blacksmith 1728: Samuel Standen, born circa 1728, Maresfield, Sussex, England. Wife: Ann(e) Wheatley, married at St.Bartholomew church, Maresfield on 17th May 1752. She was the daughter of Edward and Anne (Vinall), and was baptised at West Hoathly on 8th November 1728. She died May 1805. Parents: James & Ann Standen. Samuel was buried 19 Sep 1803 aged 76yrs at Burwash, Sussex. As 'from the Forge". For further information contact Beryl.
TIPPER John Blacksmith 1817: John Tipper, blacksmith, Coachsmith. Born about 1817 in England and died 1874 at Deloraine (Tasmanian BDM). John came from a wheelwrighting family in Rogate, Sussex, England. He was apprenticed to master blacksmith James Toop, of Rogate. The 1841 UK Census shows John was employed as a coachsmith in Petworth, Sussex. Transported to Tasmania in 1844, where he practiced as a blacksmith. (Tasmanian convict indents). Listed in Blacksmiths of Sussex and Australia & Cartwrights & Fingersmiths Indexes. Contact Jacquie by
TROWER Ed. Blacksmith 1763: Ed. Trower. In 1763 Ed. Trower was apprenticed to master blacksmith John Battman, in Henfield, Sussex, England. In 1778 Ed. takes Wm Waller as an apprentice, in Henfield, Sussex. Contact Sue by.
TURNER Francis Blacksmith 1769: Francis Turner, blacksmith. Born 1769, Halland, East Sussex, England. The Turner family ran the Halland, East Sussex, blacksmith shop. They were also the blacksmiths for the town of East Hoathly nearby. There is a painted picture of the Blacksmith shop in the motel at the Halland crossroads but I was unable to remove it from the glass to photograph it. The first parish record found is of Francis Turner born 1769 listed as blacksmith in the 1821 census. Then his son William Turner born 1791 was a blacksmith from 1821-1851 (married Sarah Ferry) along with his brother John Turner born 1799 blacksmith from 1829-1851 (married to Martha Rich). In 1851 William's brother, Richard (born 1811) took over at the forge with his nephew? Frederic. Later John Turner, married to Emma Stokes in 1887, and possibly the son of Frederic, continued in the profession. Late 1880s-1890s my GGGGrandfather brought his smithy skills to Virginia, and then Pennsylvania in the USA. Contact Lindy by
WADEY Frank (Jnr) Blacksmith 1867: Frank Wadey (Jnr), blacksmith. Born about1867, Billinghurst, Essex, England. The 1871 UK census lists Frank as 4yrs living with his parents. See Blacksmiths of Sussex for parents master blacksmith Frank & Charlotte Wadey plus siblings. In 1891 Frank (Jnr) is 24yrs, living at Slingford, West Sussex with wife Christina E.B. 30yrs (born Fernhurst,Sussex). The Wadey family were in slinfold as blacksmiths for over 80yrs. Contact John by
WADEY Frank (Snr) Blacksmith,Wheelwright 1843: Frank Wadey (Snr), master blacksmith, wheelwright, employs 2 men. Born about 1843, Billinghurst, Sussex, England. The 1871 UK census lists Frank as 28yrs, living in the Village, Slinfold, Sussex with wife Charlotte 29yrs (born Billinghurst). Children: Frank 4yrs; Frederick 2yrs; Alice 8mths infant. Brother-in-law John Jonson 17yrs, born Billinghurst, unmarried, apprentice blacksmith. In 1881, Frank was listed as 38yrs; Charlotte 39yrs. Children: Frank(Jnr)14yrs (apprentice blacksmith); Frederic 12yrs; Alice 10yrs; Mary 8yrs; David 6yrs; William 5yrs; Thomas 3yrs; Alfred 1yrs; Charles 2mths infant. Brother-in-law: John Johnson 27yrs (blacksmith) unmarried. Listed in both Blacksmiths if Sussex and Wheelwrights Indexes. The Wadey family were in slinfold as blacksmiths for over 80yrs. Contact John by
WADEY Peter Blacksmith 1841: Peter Wadey, master blacksmith, employs 1 apprentice. Born about 1841, Billinghurst, Sussex, England. The 1871 UK census lists Peter as 30yrs, living at Billinghurst with wife Elizabeth 31yrs (born Pulborough, Sussex). Children: Joseph 5yrs; Martha.C. 3yrs; Benjamin 9mths infant. The Wadey family were in slinfold as blacksmiths for over 80yrs. Contact John by
WAGHORNE Samuel Blacksmith 1816: Samuel Waghorne, blacksmith. Born about 1816,Lamberhurst, Sussex, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 35yrs, at 37 Little Mary Vale, Tonbridge, Kent with Harriet 30yrs (born Tonbridge) and sons William 2yrs and Samuel 8months infant. In 1861 Samuel is 45yrs, living at No.3, Rosemary House, Tonbridge; Harriet 39yrs Children: William 12yrs; Samuel 10yrs; Mary 8yrs; Jane 6yrs; Charles 4yrs; Thomas 1yr infant. The 1871 census finds Samuel 54yrs, still in Tonbridge; Harriett 48yrs. Children: William 22yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); Samuel 20yrs, unmarried; Jane 15yrs; Charles 14yrs (blacksmith); Thomas 11yrs; George 9yrs; Albert 7yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Kent and Sussex. Contact Donald by
WALLDER James Blacksmith 1844: James Wallder (wife Ann Caplin) was listed on his son John's marriage certificate (in IOW 1844) as a blacksmith at Elsted, Sussex. Contact Jean by.
WALLER William Blacksmith 1778: William Waller. In 1778 William was apprenticed to master blacksmith Ed. Trower, in Henfield, Sussex., England. There is one William Waller in the 1841 UK census , aged ?60yrs, a gardener with wife Charlotte. A possibility he is the same W. Waller. Contact Sue by.
WHEATLEY Edward Blacksmith 1800: Edward Wheatley, born circa 1800, Buxted, Sussex. Baptised there 30th March 1800. Parents: John Wheatley & Mercy nee Wheeler (John Wheatley was the nephew of Ann who married Samuel Standen a Blacksmiths of Sussex). Edward married twice. First wife was Ann Thomas, married at St. Margaret,Buxted on 5th August 1822. Ann was born between 1781-1786, and died in the Ticehurst registration district 1848. Second wife was Mary Peerless, married at Tonbridge registration district 1850. Mary was born at Rotherfield circa 1806 and died (Tonbridge) 1872. Edward died (Ticehurst) 1866. I do not think Edward had any children. For further information contact Beryl.
WILLIAMS Cornelius Blacksmith(Master) 1841: Cornelius Williams 40yrs, an inhabitant of the Chicester Infirmary (see census 1841). Born: Sussex. Cornelius is a relative of my husband through his mother's side. Contact Hilary by.
WOOLGAR Josias Blacksmith 1763: Josias Woolgar. In 1763 Josias was apprenticed to master blacksmith John Battman, in Henfield, Sussex, England. Contact Sue by.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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