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ALLEN John Bowyer Blacksmith 1839: John Bowyer Allen, a blacksmith, was my GGrandfather. Parents: James Allen, a farmer & Rachel nee Jenkins,married at Mamhilad Church on the 25 December 1862. He was 23yrs old making his date of birth 1839 most probably in Monmouthshire. According to the 1871 Census he is described as a Blacksmith and living at Llanfrechva Upper (Panteg). He left his family about 1880 and is reputed to have gone to Italy to work for the King as a locksmith, nothing further was heard from him. Contact Mary by
DAVIES Daniel Blacksmith 1828: Daniel Davies, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Tregaron.
DAVIES David Blacksmith 1828: David Davies, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Tregaron.
DAVIES Edmund Blacksmith 1844: Edmund Davies, Blacksmith in Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844, address down as Usk.
DAVIES Jenkin Blacksmith 1828: Jenkin Davies, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Lampeter.
DAVIES John Blacksmith 1844: John Davies, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Caerwys.
DAVIES John Blacksmith(Master) John Davies, son of balcksmith Thoams Davies See this index. John died in 1898.† Contact Joy by
DAVIES Joseph Blacksmith 1828: Joseph Davies, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Lampeter.
DAVIES Lewis Blacksmith 1844: Lewis Davies, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Barmouth.
DAVIES Thomas Blacksmith 1844: Thomas Davies, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Dinas-mowddwy.
DAVIES Thomas Blacksmith(Master) Thomas Davies, was a blacksmith near Nantygaseg Farm in Cwmgors, Glamorgan, South Wales. He was the blacksmith there from 1851 (census - maybe he was there earlier) until his death in 1873. John died in 1898. They were both master blacksmiths. Contact Joy by
DAVIES William Blacksmith William Davies. See Farriers Index for brother Thomas. No other detail supplies as yet. More to come.
DAVIS William Blacksmith 1844: William Davis, Blacksmith in Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844 address down as Tintern.
DAVIS William.R. Blacksmith 1816: William.R.Davis, blacksmith was born in Wales in 1816, I don't know where; came to the US before 1851 when he married Margaret Longridge in Wheeling Virginia. He worked in St Clair twp near Pittsburgh for a few years and then for Brown & Bunnell in Youngstown Ohio for the rest of his career. Family stories tell of the music and dancing between pours, William's son (my great grand father) becoming a professional musician after they left the mill. As automation rose he made plans with his sons (puddlers both) to become a merchant and the last years before his death in 1899 he kept a shop. Contact Elizabeth by.
EDWARDS Ellis Blacksmith 1844: Ellis Edwards, Blacksmiths of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Corwen.
EDWARDS Thomas Blacksmith 1844: Thomas Edwards, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Ruabon.
ELLIS Edward Blacksmith 1844: Edward Ellis, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Carnarvon.
EVANS David Blacksmith 1828: David Evans, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Tailbach, Aberavon.
EVANS Evan Blacksmith & Farrier 1792: Evan Evans, blacksmith, farrier. Born about 1792, Wales, UK. Both his son and Grandson followed in his footsteps to become men of the forge. He describes himself in the 1841 census as a " Vetrinary Surgeon " (Like others in the index )When Evan died aged 75 in March 1867 the notice in The Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian newspaper read "leaving a large circle of relations and friends to deplore their loss ". See Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Caerphilly. Listed in Blacksmith of Wales and Farriers Indexes. Contact Michael by
EVANS Richard Blacksmith 1828: Richard Evans, Blacksmith, Grocer & Draper, of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Caerphilly.
GRIFFITHS George Blacksmith 1844: George Griffiths, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Hawarden.
GRIFFITHS Thomas Owen Blacksmith - Journeyman 1934: Thomas Owen Griffiths. My grandfather Thomas Owen Griffiths got married in 1934 on his marriage cert it states that his father Thomas Griffiths was a Blacksmith Journeyman living in Dafen Llanelly carmarthenshire. His father Thomas Griffiths was a Furnaceman in 1912. Contact Sharon by.
GRIFFITHS William Blacksmith & Whitesmith 1786: William Griffiths, blacksmith & ?whitesmith. Born about 1786 in the parish of St Mary, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He is listed on the 1841 census as a blacksmith and in the 1851 census as a whitesmith. His daughter Sarah (my ggg-grandmother) listed him on her marriage certificate in 1850 as a blacksmith. As well, he is listed as a whitesmith for Sarah's baptism. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Wales & Whitesmiths Indexes. Contact Shayne by
HUGHES Thomas Blacksmith 1852: Thomas Hughes, a blacksmith (he was my husbandís great grandfather). Born circa 1852, Corwen, Merionethshire, Wales and died in the June quarter 1888. He was the Blacksmith at Llawr Y Bettws Smithy, Llanfor, Merionethshire. Wife: Margaret Elizabeth nee Wynn(e), married in 1873. Parents Thomas Hughes (a labourer) born circa 1829, Bettes, Merionethshire & Margaret. Contact Sylvia by
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.
HUGHES William.M. Blacksmith 1878: William. M. Hughes, blacksmith. Born about 1878 and died in the 1950s approximately. William was operating at 35 High Street Penydarren in Merthyr Tydfil and the family business remained in that vicinity throughout the 20th Century. Contact Matthew by
JAMES Charles Blacksmith 1844: Charles James, Blacksmith in Monmouthshire , Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844 ddress down as Ragland, Pontypool.
JONES John Blacksmith 1828: John Jones, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Aberavon.
JONES Robert Blacksmith 1844: Robert Jones, Blacksmith of North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. Address given Quay.
JONES William Blacksmith 1828: William Jones, Blacksmith of South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Tregaron.
LEWIS Ebenezer Blacksmith 1814: Ebenezer Lewis, journeyman blacksmith & farmer. Born 1814 in Merionethshire, Wales. Ebenezer married Mary Williams (born 1804 in Denbighshire). They lived in Flintshire1841-1896 and had 9 children. Ebenezer also rented 4acres of land to farm. His grandfather's had both been Blacksmiths,as were his father , uncles and male children. Contact Edith by
LLEWELLYN Lewis Blacksmith 1836: Lewis Llewellyn, blacksmith. Born in 1836. In 1851 census he is an apprentice Blacksmith with his uncle William Llewellyn at Village House Roath. In 1861 he is at 1 Plucca Lane, William now a publican, Lewis now a Smith. He married in 1861 and declared his occupation as a Smith. By 1871 he was living in Newport Monmouthshire and although he and his wife Maria were running a number of pubs continued until his death to describe himself as a blacksmith. Contact Judith by
MATTHEWS George Blacksmith 1844: George Matthews, Blacksmith of given Caerwys, North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
MATTHEWS James Blacksmith 1844: James Matthews, Blacksmith in Monmouthshire , Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844 address down as Ragland, Pontypool .
MORGAN Jacob Blacksmith 1765: Jacob Morgan, blacksmith. Born 1765, Brecknockshire and buried Ystradowen churchyard 1865. This my great,great,great grandfather. Two of his sons also became blacksmiths. Contact Lynne by
MORGAN Thomas Blacksmith 1844: Thomas Morgan, Blacksmith in Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844, I have no further information.
MORRIS John Blacksmith 1795: John Morris, born about 1795. He was a blacksmith living at the Blacksmiths Shop, Norton, Radnorshire (Powys). Died June 1877 and is buried at Norton Church with the insription 'Blacksmith of this village. His sons Richard Born about 1837 and Josiah Born about 1824 also lived and worked as blacksmiths in NORTON. The family were Blacksmiths in the village from at least 1841 to 1881 when they appear to become farmers and farm first at Norton and then Rowley Farm near PRESTEIGNE, Powys. Contact his great great grandson Herbert by .
MORRIS Josiah Blacksmith & Farmer 1824: Josiah Morris, born about 1824. Son of John Morris born abt.1795 (blacksmith). Contact Herbert by .
MORRIS Richard Blacksmith & Farmer 1837: Richard Morris, born about 1837. Son of John Morris born abt.1795 (blacksmith). Contact Herbert by .
MORRIS Thomas Blacksmith 1875: Thomas Morris, blacksmith apprentice. Born about 1875, LLaynwyd, Carmarthenshire, Wales. The 1891 UK census lists William as 16yrs, living at LLanelly. Carmarthenshire. See Coppersmith Index for parents, William (born abt.1856) and Margaret Morris.
MORRIS Thomas Blacksmith Thomas Morris, master blacksmith of Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Thomas was the son of William Morris (master blacksmith). Subscriber sent no other information. Contact Maureen by
MORRIS William Blacksmith William Morris, master blacksmith of Carmarthenshire, Wales. See Blacksmiths of Wales for son Thomas. Subscriber sent no other information. Contact Maureen by
PETHERICK Silas Blacksmith 1871: Silas Petherick. See census for Llangyfelach 1881, 1891, 1901, for Silas Petherick listed as a blacksmith. He was with his uncle John HEARD in Beaford Devon in 1871. Contact Hazel who has a wonderful website by.
PHILLIPS David Blacksmith 1828: David Phillips, Blacksmith of Kilgerran, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
PHILLIPS Thomas Blacksmith 1844: Thomas Phillips, Blacksmith of Hawarden, North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
PHILLIPS Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Phillips, Blacksmith of Llangadock, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
PRICE John Blacksmith 1844: John Price, Blacksmith in Caer;eom, Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844. I have no further information.
PRIEST Benjamin Blacksmith 1804: Benjamin Priest, born 1804 Jeffreston, Pembroke, was a Blacksmith in Broadmoor, Williamston from at least the time of the 1841 Census until 1881. He was my Great Great Grandfather. Contact Roger by.
PRITCHARD James Blacksmith 1844: James Pritchard, Blacksmith in Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844. I have no further information.
PRITCHARD James Blacksmith 1790: James Pritchard, blacksmith. Born 1790 Llantillio, Monmouthshire, Wales. In 1841 he is a blacksmith in Llantillio, Monmouthshire. 1847 listed as blacksmith on Daughters Marriage Certificate. Contact Rosemary by
PROTHERO John Blacksmith 1825: John Prothero, blacksmith, employs 1 man. Born circa 1825, in Clodock Herefordshire. Census 1841 lists him at Longtown Hef Blacksmith . Marriage to Ann Prichard in 1847 at Llantilio. 1850 he is in Longtown Herefordshire - sons birth certificate - Blacksmith. 1851 in George Town, Merthyr Tydfil - General Smithy. 1871 is at 71 John Street, Merthyr Tydfil. - Blacksmith. 1872 at Merthyr Tydfil Sons marriage certificate - Blacksmith. Listed in Blacksmiths of Herefordshire & Blacksmiths of Wales. Contact Rosemary by
REES David Blacksmith 1828: David Rees, Blacksmith of Lampeter, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
REES John Blacksmith 1828: John Rees, Blacksmith of Brynmaer, Lampeter, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
ROBERTS Robert Blacksmith 1806: Robert Roberts, blacksmith. Born in 1806, Robert was a blacksmith at Yr Efel Newydd, Bryneglwys, Denbighshire, listed on censuses from 1841 to 1871. Contact Heather by
ROWLANDS Jones Blacksmith 1844: Jones Rowlands, Blacksmith of Mallwyd, North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
ROWLANDS Richard Blacksmith 1844: Richard Rowlands, Blacksmith of Dinas-mowddwy , North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
SAVERY Luke Blacksmith 1844: Luke Savery, Blacksmith in Tintern, Monmouthshire, Wales. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844. I have no further information.
SHONE Jane Blacksmith 1844: Jane Shone, Blacksmith of Kings Ferry, North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
SHONE Thomas Blacksmith 1844: Thomas Shone, Blacksmith of Kings Ferry, North Wales, England. Information obtained from the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in June 1844. I have no further information.
SMITH John Blacksmith 1828: John Smith, Blacksmith ofRadnor, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
SUTTON William Blacksmith William Sutton. Working in Pemcrock Dock, Sheppey and Woolwich. Pension records found through the national Archives. No other details supplied.
THOMAS David Blacksmith 1828: David Thomas, Blacksmith of Kilgerran, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
THOMAS James Blacksmith 1984: James Thomas, Blacksmith of Glamorganshire , Wales. Born in Merthyr he took his family to the USA Youngstown Ohio and then Chicago, Illinois where he died in 1894. I don't know anything of for whom he worked, just that he was a blacksmith. Contact Elizabeth by.
WILKINS John Blacksmith 1828: John Wilkins, Blacksmith of Llangadock, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
WILLIAMS Thomas Blacksmith 1828: Thomas Williams, Blacksmith of Caerphilly, South Wales. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. I have no further information.
WILLIAMS Thomas Blacksmith 1826: Thomas Williams, blacksmith. Born 1826 in Cadeston, Glamorgan, Wales. Thomas was brother of my great-great-grandfather, and was a blacksmith at the Smiths Arms, Rhos-Cilybebyll, near Neath, Glamorgan. The 1851 census for Wales lists him as 25yrs, living at Tabernacle Court, Cardiff with wife Ann 25yrs & daughter Mary Jane 2yrs. Visitors: Thomas Prior 27yrs (labourer) & Mary Prier 27yrs. Thomas can be found in census from 1851 to 1881. His death occurred between 1881 and 1891. His son, Watkin (1855 -1918) had his own blacksmith business at the Colliers Arms, Alltwen, Pontardawe, Glamorgan . Contact email supplied via email webmaster.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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