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DADSWELL Nicholas Wheelwright 1777: Nicholas Dadswell, master wheelwright employing no men. Born about 1777, Buxted, Sussex, England. The 1851 UK census lists Nicholas as 74 yrs, living at Hurstwood with wife Sarah 69yrs and widowed son James 49yrs (ag lab)and unmarried daughter Elizabeth 47yrs. Next door to William Colbran, master blacksmith. Contact Linda by
DALLOW Richard Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1839: Richard Dallow, wheelwright, blacksmith, carpenter, innkeeper. Born and baptised in late 1839, the son of James Dallow, blacksmith, and his wife Mary, of Wellington Heath, Ledbury, Herefordhsire, England. UK Census 1861: Richard, 21, carpenter, living with father James Dallow, blacksmith, James ‘s new wife, four siblings and a cousin in Wellington Heath. Richard, machinist, married Mary A Bray in February 1868 in Colwall. Census1871: Richard, 31, machinist and wheelwright and wife Mary living with his mother-in-law, publican, at the Wellington Inn, Chance’s-pitch, Colwall, Herefodshire. At the baptisms of his children in 1871, 1873, and 1875 Richard is described as a wheelwright; in 1878 he is a carpenter and in 1879 an innkeeper. Census 1881: Richard Dallow, licensed victualler, wheelwright and blacksmith, living with wife, four children, mother-in-law and servant at the Wellington Inn. Census 1891: Richard, widower, licensed victualler, wheelwright, and four children living at the Wellington Inn. In June 1892, Richard married Sarah J Obee in London. Richard died 8 August 1897, aged 57. He is described as wheelwright and blacksmith of Chance’s-pitch leaving an estate of £263. Richard Dallow was probably the father of my grandfather, Richard Dallow Lane, son of Anne Lane of Wellington Heath. Contact Martin by
DEFORD Henry Stephen Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1846: Henry Stephen Deford, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in 1846. Parents: James Deford and Elizabeth Rollison. He learned his trade from George E. Lambert, who operated a carriage shop in Chestertown, Kent Co., MD. In 1893, Henry was operating a wheelwright shop out of the Lambert carriage shop, with Ned Ringgold (also in the Blacksmith Index) operating the blacksmith shop. Henry is listed as a blacksmith/wheelwright in the 1870 and 1873 Kent County Directories and the 1903 Maryland Directory. Henry never married and lived for many years with his unmarried sister Kate. His household at times also inlcuded a widowed aunt and a motherless cousin. In the Kent News of 28 April 1934: "Henry Deford, one of Chestertown's oldest citizens, has been quite ill at his home in Chestertown". Henry died in May 1935. He is my great grand uncle and his parents are my great great grandparents. His sister, Mary Elizabeth Deford, married my great grandfather, William Samuel Elburn. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of America & Canada and the Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Joan by
ALFORD John Wheelwright 1841: John Alford 20yrs, 2 Higher Street, Plymouth Parish St.Charles the Martyr. Born:DEV. Wife: Mary 27yrs born DEV. Trade shown as coach wheeler in 1841 census.
ALIBONE William Wheelwright 1774: William Alibone, wheelwright. (1774-1852)Born in Pillerton Hersey, south Warwickshire. Parents Anthony Alibone and Mary Turner. Married three times. No children. Long, explicit Will at WCRO. Notable gravestone mentioning his trade and work. Contact Ruth by.
ALLAND James Wheelwright 1841: James Alland 30yrs. Northfleet, Kent. Born: Kent. No other details.
ALLEN Thomas Wheelwright 1841: Thomas Allen 27yrs, Devon. Wife: Mary.
ANDREWS Edward Wheelwright 1792: Edward Andrews. Alton, Hampshire. See Whitesmiths Index for Thomas Andrews.
ANDREWS Elijah Wheelwright & Carpenter 1838: Elijah Andrews, born 1838. Son of Zebulon Andrews, also a wheelwright. Contact Tom by.
ANDREWS William Wheelwright 1784: William Andrews. Alton, Hampshire. See Whitesmiths Index for Thomas Andrews.
ANDREWS Zebulon (Jnr) Wheelwright & Carpenter 1832: Zebulon Andrews, born 1832. Father Zebulon and brother Elijah were also wheelwrights and carpenters. Contact Tom by.
ANDREWS Zebulon (Snr) Wheelwright & Carpenter 1801: Zebulon Andrews, born in Collingbourne Kingston about 1801. Sons Elijah and Zebulon also worked as wheelwrights and Carpenters. Contact Tom by .
ANTROBUS Ernest Wheelwright 1909: Ernest Antrobus was a Dutch man who sailed from London to Wellington New Zealand via Fremantle Australia, 18 Nov 1909, on broad the Orsova. Taken from the Arrivlas Program Western Australian Genealogical Society.
APSE William Wheelwright 1784: William Apse. Bishops Waltham, Hampshire.
ARMISON Richard. P. (Jnr) Wheelwright 1851: Richard.P.Armison 18yrs, Ormesby Road, Village of Rollesby. Born: Rollesby-NFK. Father: Richard S. 44yrs,widower (Wheelwright). See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for brother Edward.
ARMISON Richard. S. (Snr) Wheelwright - employs 1 man 1851: Richard.S.Armison 44yrs, Ormesby Road, Village of Rollesby. Born: unknown. Widower. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son Edward.
ARNOLD Edward Wheelwright 1844: Edward Arnold & wife Sarah Anne. Son James Baptised 6th October at St Peter and Paul Charlton Dover. Information sent by annonymous Kent List member.
ARTHUR John Wheelwright 1784: John Arthur. Andover, Hampshire. See Whitesmiths Index for E. Arthur.
BALDEROW or BOLDERROW Barnard Wheelwright & Carpenter 1851: Barnard Balderow, (aka Bolderow) at age 12 in 1851, was a Carpenter, and in 1865, when he married in Cheshire, he was a Wheelwright. By 1871 he was residing 1 Ostrich Rd., Castle Acre., Norfolk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son John. Contact Yvonne by.
BARFORD Joseph Wheelwright 1786: Joseph Barford, wheelwright. Born 1786 in Harlington, Bedfordshire, England. Although no baptism has been located, it has been substantially proven through other documents that Joseph was one of four children of John Barford & Ann Richmond. Joseph's first wife was Sarah Inns (no issue found). His second wife Rebecca Leaver (m. 1820) was from Cookham, Berkshire. Joseph practiced his trade as a wheelwright in Cookham and died in January 1848. Two of Joseph & Rebecca\'s children emigrated to South Australia. Contact Diane by
BARKER Charles Wheelwright 1824: Charles Barker, wheelwright. Born about 1824 in Westhall, Suffolk. The 1861 UK census lists him as 37yrs, at Blacksmiths Common, Beccles, Suffolk with wife Elizabeth 42yrs. No other information given. In 1871 he is 45yrs, at Beccles Road, Barnsby with wife Elizabeth 48yrs. No children listed.
BARRINGER Dan Angel Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1869: Dan Angel Barringer. Wife: Emily Saich, married in 1869 to wheelwright and smith Dan Angel Barringer of Ickenham Middlesex. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Middlesex. Contact David by.
BASTERD Walter Lamble Wheelwright 1851: Walter Lamble Basterd 22yrs,Stoke Fleming Dragon Green,Kingsbridge. Born:Charleton-DEV.
BASTIN Henry Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1816: Henry Bastin, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1816, Alphingtom, Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, at Alphington Village with wife Harriet 25yrs (born Devon). Children: Henry 6yrs; Francis 4yrs; Harriet 2yrs. In 1851 Henry is 36yrs, at same address; Harriet 35yrs. Children: Henry 16yrs; Harriet 14yrs; Richard 9yrs; Elizabeth 6yrs; Joseph 4yrs; John 2yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Devon and the Wheelwrights Index.4yrs; Harriet 2yrs.
BASTIN Richard Wheelwright 1781: Richard Bastin, wheelwright. Born about 1781, Alphington, Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 60yrs, living at Alphington Village with wife Elizabeth 60yrs. Children: Daniel 25yrs (blacksmith); Emma ?18yrs (straw bonnet maker).
BATCHELOR Thomas Wheelwright 1792: Thomas Batchelor. Havant, Hampshire.
BATCHELOR Thomas James Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1868: Thomas James Batchelor, blacksmith & wheelwright in Manchester, England. Born 1868 in Lee Common, Bucks. His family moved to Gorton, Manchester, in 1874. Thomas was apprenticed and eventually started his own business. He later worked for Greaves and Faulkner at the railway in Gorton until retirement in 1944. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Lancashire & the Wheelwrights Index. To share information contact grandson David by
BATES Newman Wheelwright 1785: Newman Bates, wheelwright. Born 1785-86, Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, England. Baptised 30 April 1786 at Wingrave. 1st wife: Elizabeth. 2nd wife: Sarah. Newman was recorded as wheelwright on children\'s baptism entries in 1818 and 1825. Recorded as wheelwright in Northall, Bucks, 1841 and 1851 censuses. Contact Christine by
BATES William Wheelwright 1817: William Bates, Wheelwright. Born 23 October 1817, baptised 11 Januaruy 1818. Son of Newman BATES (bap. 1786) & Elizabeth. William married Hannah Ashpool on 2nd November 1837 at Edlesborough. Recorded 1851 census as wheelwright master, in Eddlesborough, Buckinghamshire, employing 1 man. Contact Christine by
BELCHER George Wheelwright 1861: George Belcher, wheelwright, was working with his father James(Snr) in West Hanney, Berkshire in 1861. In 1871 he was working with Parfit Fallwright (a wheelwright) in Sonning Berkshire. He then worked as a Wheelwright in Bracknell from 1881-1901. His son Arthur was working as a blacksmith's mate aged 14 in S /Ascot in 1901. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER Henry Wheelwright 1871: Henry Belcher, wheelwright. Son of James(Snr) worked in East Hanney. In 1871 he had with him his nephew Walter and apprentice William Newth. In 1881 Henry was working in Sonning as a coach maker. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER James (Jnr) Wheelwright 1861: James Belcher (Jnr), wheelwright. Son of James was working with his father in 1861 but became a carpenter. Still with his father in West Hanney in 1871. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER James (Snr) Wheelwright 1841: James Belcher, wheelwright, Worked 1841-1881 in West Hanney, Berkshire, England. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER Walter Wheelwright 1871: Walter Belcher, wheelwright. Grandson of James (Snr) was with his uncle Henry in East Hanney, Berkshire in 1871. He went on to work as a carpenter in London. Contact Hazel by
BENNETT Edward Wheelwright & Blacksmith "1884: Edward Bennett, wheelwright. Born 1884, in Ryde, Isle of Wight. The son of Henry Bennett, a Blacksmith and Wheelwright who was born in Odiham Hampshire. He had a workshop next to St John's County Primary School, Ryde, and owned the first cottage on St John's Road. He died 1904, from a "coughing fitquot;. The workshop was later a Rag and Bone Merchants, and is now a second hand car Sales. See Interesting Stories link on the home page for image. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Edward William Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1883: Edward William Bennett, blacksmith & Wheelwright. Born 1883, in Ryde Isle of Wight, See Edward listed in Indexes for Blacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights, along with his father Edward Bennett, and brother Henry John Bennett. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Henry Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1823: Henry Bennett, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born about 1823, in Odiham, Hampshire. He moved to the Isle of Wight sometime before 1847. He married Ellen WHEELER in 1847. He was a blacksmith and wheelwright in Ryde. He appeared on the census from 1851 to 1881. He died in 1882, and was buried in Ryde Cemetery. He is listed in Blacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights Indexes. See Interesting Stories link on the home page for image. Contact Sally-Ann by
BENNETT Henry John Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1876: Henry John Bennett, Blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 1876, in Ryde, Isle of Wight. On his marriage certificate, his father is noted as Edward Bennett, a Wheelwright. At the time of his marriage, Henry was living at 1 St John's Rd. He later had a workshop at the bottom of Park Road, Ryde, on the site of the old Vectis Bus Depot. On the 1933 Electoral Reg, he was living at 9 Ryde View, St John's Wood Rd Ryde. he died in 1949. See Henry John listed in Indexes for Blacksmiths Isle of Wight & Wheelwrights, along with his father Edward Bennett, and brother Edward Bennett. Contact Sally-Ann by
BEST Edward Wheelwright 1841: Edward Best 50yrs, Northfleet, Kent. Born: Kent. Wife: Amy 50yrs born Kent. William 15yrs,John 10yrs.
BEST George Wheelwright 1841: George Best 50yrs, Northfleet, Kent. Born: Kent. Sarah 15yrs, Alfred 10yrs, Elizabeth 10yrs.
BEST William Wheelwright 1841: William best 35yrs, Northfleet, Kent. Born: Kent. Wife: Ann 30yrs born Kent. William 7yrs, Emma 1yr.
BETTS James Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1851: James Best 57yrs, Vauxhall Street, Norwich,Norfolk. Born: Mildenhall-Suf. Wife: Charlotte 48yrs born Bethal Green-Mid. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index.  
BEWIT James Wheelwright & Prisoner 1851: James Bewitt 50yrs, a Wheelwright. Born: Welney-Nfk. Prisoner at I-"Norwich Castle" Castle Hill, Norwich , Norfolk. Also listed in the Prisoners & Paupers Index.
BEWS William Wheelwright 1851: William Bews 41yrs,57 Charlotte St,Stoke Damerel, Devon. Born:St Stephens-CON. Wife:Mary 40yrs born Pillaton-CON. Children: Elizabeth.H.Bews 17yrs, Smith.H.(girl)Bews 15yrs, William.T. Bews 1yr, Nephew: William Higman 39yrs(a sawyer). See Blacksmiths of Devon Index for nephew Samuel 20yrs.
BIGNELL Peter Wheelwright & Carpenter Peter Bignell was a wheelwright & carpenter in Itchen Abbas Hampshire, England. You will see reference to him on the Itchen Abbas church website. He may have been an ancestor of my mother and I am researching the family at the moment. If you can share information please contact Jacqueline by
BLATCHFORD Charles Sturgeon Wheelwright 1901: Charles Sturgeon Blatchford, blacksmith & Toyer, wheelwright, in partnership  1905 – 1910. Between 1901 –1904  his address was 29 Hampton Street, Bridgetown, Western Australia. Married Elizabeth Jane Pollock in 1900 at Bridgetown. Charles died 1935 in the Williams area. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Wheelwrights Indexes. Information kindly supplied by a Bridgetown resident.
BLOWERS John Wheelwright 1851: John Blowers 36yrs, Wereham, Downham, Norfolk. Born: Littleport-Nfk. Wife: Harriett 34yrs born Wereham-Nfk. Chidlren: Ermima 6yrs, Eliza 5yrs, William 4yrs, Sarah Ann 2yrs. Lodger: Luke Blowers 46yrs (labourer). Lodger: Samuel Wainwright 18yrs (blacksmith listed in Norfolk Index).
BLYTH William Wheelwright - Journeyman 1851: William Blyth 28yrs, Church Street, St Faiths, Weston Longville,Norfolk. Born: Mulbarton-NFK. Lodges with James & Harriet Hook (Wheelwright & Blacksmith).
BODFISH William Wheelwright 1870: William Bodfish, wheelwright. Son of John Bodfish (a carpenter) of Wellesbourne. Apprenticed to wheelwright Henry Chedham, Warwick 1870. Taken from "Indenture of Apprenticeship Warwick 1800's Warwickshire" I have no other information.
BOLDERROW or BALDEROW Barnard Wheelwright & Carpenter 1851: Barnard Bolderow, (aka Balderow) at age 12 in 1851, was a Carpenter, and in 1865, when he married in Cheshire, he was a Wheelwright. By 1871 he was residing 1 Ostrich Rd., Castle Acre., Norfolk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son John. Contact Yvonne by.
BRAND Joseph Usherwood Wheelwright 1868: Joseph Usherwood Brand, born 1868 in Albany, Western Australia. He Worked as a wheelwright in York WA. Married Louisa Maud Stack at York in 1894. Was a Private in the York Volunteers Infantry. Living in Leederville WA in 1901 and died in 1916. See the Blacksmiths of Australia & NZ for another ancestor of mine, William Charles Eaton. Also see www.tribalpages.com/tribes/delby9. Contact Annette by.
BRASS James Wheelwright 1786: James Brass, wheelwright. Born about 1786, Barnstaple, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists James as 55yrs, living in Salem Street, Barnstaple. Also listed: Mary Brass 25yrs. At same address: Elizabeth Morgan 25yrs (independent) and Williams Morgan 8yrs.
BRATLEY Joseph Wheelwright 1871: Joseph Bratley, living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire,UK. Wife: Sarah nee Scaman. See Wheelwrights Index and Ironmongers Index for Sarah's mother Mary Scaman. See Wheelwrights Index for Sarah's sister Lucy Hewson(married to Wheelwright Edmund Hewson). For further information contact John by.
BRATLEY William Wheelwright 1847: William Bratley was born about 1847 in Thorganby, Lincolnshire,UK. 1861: Wheelwright Apprenticed to Mary Scaman in Beelsby,Lincs. For further information contact John by.
BREALEY Samuel Wheelwright 1811: Samuel Brealey, wheelwright. Born about 1811, Crediton, Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 30yrs, living at ?Landscore, Crediton; with wife Jane 30yrs (born Crediton).
BREESE Henry Wheelwright 1771: Henry Breese, wheelwright. Born about 1771, Wickmere, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Henry as 70yrs, living alone at West Beckham, Norfolk. In 1851 Henry 61yrs, a pauper, West Beckham. He may be connected to the John Breese, wheelwright on this index. Contact Sam by
BREESE John Wheelwright 1794: John Breese, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1794, Plumstead, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 47yrs, living at West Beckham with wife Susanna 44yrs (born Beeston Regis, Norfolk). Children: Susan 10yrs; Elizabeth 8yrs; Henry 4yrs; Harriet 1yr infant. 1851: John is 58yrs, now a carpenter, at West Beckham. Susanna 55yrs. Children: Mary Ann 25yrs(unmarried), Elizabeth 20yrs(unmarried); Henry 13yrs (blacksmith, carpenter). In 1871 John is 78yrs, an Alms man, and wife Susanna is 75yrs.
BRICKWOOD Bruce Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Bruce Brickwood 18yrs, Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon. Born:Milton-DEV. Apprentice with Mat.Hawkins (see this Index).
BRIGGS Thomas Wheelwright 1801: Thomas Briggs, wheelwright. Born about 1801 in Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 40yrs, living in High Street, Milton, Kent (District 15.); with wife Elizabeth 40yrs (born Kent). Children: Alfred 15yrs; Harriet 15yrs; Richard 13yrs; Elizabeth1 1yrs; Thomas 9yrs. Also listed is George Gardler 20yrs (servant, born Kent) and Thomas Doe 15yrs (apprentice wheelwright,born Kent).
BROCK Simon Wheelwright 1841: Simon Brock 20yrs, Old Town Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Born:DEV. Mother: Mary 60yrs (independent).
BROWSE Arthur Wheelwright 1791: Arthur Browse, wheelwright journeyman. Born about 1791, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Arthur as 50yrs. living at Browse’s Buildings, Ashburton, Devon.
BRUNDELL Robert Wheelwright & Blacksmith (Master) 1851: Robert Brundell 46yrs, Beighton, Norfolk. Born: Postwick-NFK. Wife: Mary Ann 45yrs born Beighton-NFK. Son: Geo.Robert 11yrs. Apprentice Blacksmith: Henry Clarke 17yrs. Servant: Susan Scott 13yrs.
BUCK James Wheelwright 1851: James Buck 20yrs, White Horse Common, Erpingham. Born: North Walsham-NFK. See Blacksmiths Index for father & brother.
BUCK Thomas Wheelwright & Blacksmith. Employs 9 men 1851: Thomas Buck 53yrs, White Horse Common,Erpingham. Born:Lammas-NFK. Wife: Ann 48yrs born North Walsham-NFK.
BUDD John Wheelwright 1855: John Budd, wheelwright, Hambledon, Hampshire. Sent by anonymous contributor. John is listed on page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
BUDDEN Richard Wheelwright & Carpenter 1784: Richard Budden of Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. See Blacksmiths Index for William Budden.
BUNKER Ebenezer Wheelwright 1847: Ebenezer Bunker. His daughter Sarah Bunker married James Pates (a wheelwright). See Wheelwrights Index. Contact David by.
BUNTER George Wheelwright & Carpenter 1813: George Bunter, wheelwright. Born about 1813 in Weston Zoyland, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 58yrs, at Weston Zoyland with wife Mary 58yrs (born Westonzoyland). Contact Mike
BUNTING John Wheelwright & Blacksmith,employs 2 Journeymen. 1851: John Bunting 65yrs, ---, Hemstead, Norfolk. Born: Great Plumstead-NFK. Wife: Ann 63yrs born Hinghamburgh-NFK. Nephew: James LINCOLN 27yrs(Wheelwright). Born: Norwich-Nfk.
BURLEIGH Samuel Wheelwright 1851: Samuel Burleigh 14yrs, Church Street, Mitford, Norfolk. Born: E Dereham-Nfk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk for brother Leonard 19yrs, parents and siblings.
BUSH Robt. Wheelwright 1841: Robt. Bush, wheelwright. Born: unknown,not in Wiltshire. Living at Canal Brifge Street, Bradford, Wiltshire, aged 30yrs; wife Priscilla 30yrs born Wiltshire.
BUZACOTT Roderick Wheelwright,Cartwright,Blacksmith 1864: Roderick Buzacott, blacksmith, Cartwright, Wheelwright. Born 28 June 1864, Clare South Australia. Died Blyth South Australia, 27 July 1930 (Aged 66yrs); Blyth is only about 13 Km drive from Clare. Roderick had been in business there for 39 years. My Grandfather was a major manufacturer of farming equipment in Blyth and regularly won first prize in the Clare and Adelaide shows. I have a number of photos of my Grandfathers work as well as the inside of his factory - workshop. Roderick is listed in Blacksmiths of Australia plus the Cartwrights & Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact John by
BUZZA Unknown Wheelwright 1905: Buzza, wheelwright, Bridgetown Western Australi in 1905. Could be James Henry Buzza whose son Alfred was born Bridgetown 1904.
CANN William Wheelwright - Master,employs 2 men 1851: William Cann 46yrs,Forder Street,Newton Abbot,Devon. Born: Moretonhampstead-DEV. Wife: Thirza 36yr born Gidley-DEV. See census 1851 for 4 children listed.
CAYFORD John Wheelwright 1848: John Cayford, wheelwright. Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon ,West Wiltshire. Taken from the 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon.
CAYFORD Thos Wheelwright 1848: Thos.Cayford, wheelwright. Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon ,West Wiltshire. Taken from the 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon.
CHAMBERLAIN James Wheelwright & Carpenter 1820: James Chamberlain, wheelwright. Born about 1820 in Spaxton, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 51yrs, at Broad Stone, Weston Zoyland with wife Eliz 50yrs (born Weston Zoyland, Somerset). Contact Mike
CHARRICK? William Wheelwright 1761: William Charrick?, wheelwright. Born about 1761, Staffordshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 80yrs, at Allstonefield, Staffordshire with wife Elizabeth 80yrs (born Staffordshire).
CHEDHAM Henry Wheelwright(Master) 1870: Herny Chedham,master wheelwright. Taken from "Indenture of Apprenticeship Warwick 1800's Warwickshire" I have no other information.
CHENEY John Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1806: John Cheney, wheelwright,Smith. Born 6th April 1806, Cublington, Buckinghamshire, England to Henry Cheney and Anna (unknown). He married Hannah Tofield on the 18th March 1827 (aged 20) at Stewkley,Buckinghamshire. Prior to immigrating to Australia they had six children. John was charged with larceny at the county sessional court in Buckinghamshire on 27 June 1843 but found not guilty. The family arrived in Australia on the 26th June 1844 on board the "Royal Saxon" as free immigrants. John was listed as a carpenter on his arrival and worked briefly as a shepherd for .Walker and Co. on Kyamba Station(near Albury) By 1855 he was working as a wheelwright at Kyeamba. In 1859 the family were living at Mariageldry, five miles from Kyeamba. John was the local carpenter and smith no doubt doing a wide range of activities while also running a wheat farm. John Cheney died 8th of August 1880 in Wagga Wagga N.S.W Australia. Listed in Wherlgiths and Blacksmiths of Australia Contact David by
CHENEY John Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1806: John Cheney, wheelwright,Smith. Born 6th April 1806, Cublington, Buckinghamshire, England to Henry Cheney and Anna (unknown). He married Hannah Tofield on the 18th March 1827 (aged 20) at Stewkley,Buckinghamshire. Prior to immigrating to Australia they had six children. John was charged with larceny at the county sessional court in Buckinghamshire on 27 June 1843 but found not guilty. The family arrived in Australia on the 26th June 1844 on board the "Royal Saxon" as free immigrants. John was listed as a carpenter on his arrival and worked briefly as a shepherd for .Walker and Co. on Kyamba Station(near Albury) By 1855 he was working as a wheelwright at Kyeamba. In 1859 the family were living at Mariageldry, five miles from Kyeamba. John was the local carpenter and smith no doubt doing a wide range of activities while also running a wheat farm. John Cheney died 8th of August 1880 in Wagga Wagga N.S.W Australia. Listed in Wheelwrights and Blacksmiths of Australia Contact David by
CLANCEY John Wheelwright 1861: John Clancy 33yrs, Fore? Street, Buckfastleigh. Visiting Warren family. Born: ?South Trent.
CLARK Richard Wheelwright & Carpenter 1812: Richard Clark was born in 1812, West Felton, Shropshire, England. Died: 1897. Wife: Ann nee Jones, married at West Felton in 1831. He is listed as a wheelwright living at Sandford Hall, West Felton in the 1841, 1851 and 1861 census returns. In the 1871 and 1881 census returns he is described as "Carpenter". Contact great x 3 granddaughter Helen by.
CLARK Unknown Wheelwright 1775: Clark ---, given name not listed. Wheelwright. No: 5, Redminster, East Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of met l workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
CLEAL James Wheelwright 1820: James Cleal, wheelwright. Born about 1810, Ashill , Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists James as 51yrs, living at Denston, Somerset with wife Ann, 47yrs (born W/ Petherton-Som). Contact Mike by.
CLEAVE William Wheelwright & Blacksmith,employs 4 men. 1851: William Cleave 27yrs,Fore St.Newton Abbot, Chudleigh,Devonshire.. Born:Kenn-DEV. Wife:Maria 22yrs born Mamhead-DEV. See also Blacksmiths Index.
COLE John Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1851: John Cole 38yrs, ---, Forehoe,Costessey Forehoe, Norfolk. Born: Baburgh-NFK. Wife: Louisa 31yrs born Costessey-NFK. Children: Frederick 7yrs, Susanna 3yrs, Thomas 2yrs. John Cole is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index.
COLLEY Joseph Wheelwright & Carriage Maker 1836: Joseph Colley, wheelwright and carriage maker. Born about 1836 in Cheltenham, Gloucester, England. Mary Elizabeth Stroud, 2 Jan 1859 Cheltenham. The 1881 UK census lists him as 45yrs, at Longford Terrace, Gloucester; with wife Elizabeth 40yrs. Children: William Henry (2) 20yrs; Kate 18yrs; Harry 17yrs; Benjamin 15yrs; Gertrude 11yrs; Ada 8yrs; Anne 5yrs; Joseph 3yrs; Charles 9mths infant. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire Index for father William Henry (1) and in interesting stories & wheelwrights index for son William Henry (2). No contact email supplied.
COLLEY William Henry (2) Wheelwright & Coachbuilder 1861 William Henry Colley (2), wheelwright and coach builder. Born 19 January 1861 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. 17 Hermitage Place, Cheltenham. Died 6 Oct 1922 at Gloucester. The 1881 UK census lists him as 20yrs old living with his parents & siblings at Longford Terrace, Gloucester. See Interesting Stories Link on Home Page for more information. Married: 1st March 1885 in Huntley, at Longhope Parish Church to Phoebe Selina Bullock Ballinger. See Cartwrights Index for parents Joseph & Elizabeth Colley. See Wheelwrights Index for William Henry Colley (1). No contact email supplied. In 1891 William (2) is 30yrs, at Longford Road, Gloucester;with wife Phoebe.C. 28yrs (born Longhope). Children: Kate.R. 5yrs; Ethel. E. 2yrs; William. E. Gladstone Colley 1yr infant. Servant: Kate Hampton 14yrs. No contact email supplied.
COLLEY William Henry (1) Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1827: William Henry Colley (1) , wheelwright & blacksmith. Born about 1827, Cheltenham, Gloucester, England. Died: 1901 in Cheltenham. Married: Elizabeth (born Aldersfield, about 1828). 1851: he was a wheelwright journeyman with Michael Cox (master wheelwright) at Bishops Walk. The 1881 UK census lsits him as 54yrs, at Pilley Road, Leckhampton, Gloucester; with Elizabeth 55yrs. Children: Fanny 19yrs; Mary.A. R. 17yrs; George. A. Colley 14yrs. In 1891:William is 64yrs; Elizabeth 63yrs and son George.A.Colley 24yrs, unmarried (labourer). Listed in both Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire and Wheelwright, Index. No contact email supplied.
COLLIN William (Jnr) Wheelwright 1719: William Collin (Jnr), wheelwright. Son of William Collin (1694) This William was born in 1719, in Quendon, Essex, married 1744. In 1747 pays duty for taking on apprentice Wheelwright (Joseph Collin, his nephew), died 1759. Contact James by
COLLIN William (Snr) Wheelwright 1694: William Collin (Snr), wheelwright. Born about 1694, place unknown but probably Quendon, Essex and died 1759. Married in 1718, Churchwarden (Quendon) and wheelwright 1721 (from parish register). Contact James by
COLLINS Harvey (Jnr) Wheelwright 1782: Harvey Collins( Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1782, Harlow, Essex, England and died 1838. Son of Harvey Collin (1747) Harvey (Jnr) married Lydia Harris, Clerkenwell, London, in 1807. He was a wheelwright in Harlow. Contact James by
COLLINS Harvey (Snr) Wheelwright 1749: Harvey Collins (Snr), wheelwright. Born about 1749, Quendon, Harlow, Esses, England and died in 1831, leaving a will. Son of William Collin (1719). Harvey married 1778 to Frances Reeves (St Marylebone, London). By which time he was living in Harlow, working as a Wheelwright with his own business. Contact James by
COLLINS William Wheelwright 1865: William Collins, wheelwright, and cycle engineer. Born about 1865, Harlow, Essex, England and died 1937. The 1911 UK census lists William as 46yrs, living in Harlow with wife Alice Jane 44yrs and four (4) sons. William was the son of James Collin the Coachbuilder (1814). William and Alice Jane married in 1889 (Sapsford), changed the Collin(s) wheelwright and coach building business to cycles and later motors, founded the Collins Cycle shop, and was the founder of what is now the Collins Cycle Collection in the Harlow museum. Harlow. Essex. Listed in Wheelwrights Index and Interesting Stories Index. Contact great-grandson James by
COMER Henry Wheelwright - master. Employs 1 man. 1851: Henry Comer 29yrs, In the Street, St. Faiths. Born: Weston-NFK. Wife: Lucy 28yrs born Shotsham-NFK.
COOK John Wheelwright & Carpenter 1831: John Cook, wheelwright. Born about 1831 in Westonzoyland, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 40yrs, at Westonzoyland with wife Ann 47yrs (born Westonzoyland). Contact Mike
CORNISH Daniel Wheelwright 1851: Daniel Cornish 58yrs,Bridgerule Village,Holsworthy, dDvon. Born:Bridgerule-CON. Brother: Samuel Cornish 70yrs (wheelwright).
CORNISH Henry Wheelwright - Carpenter 1851: Henry Cornish 28yrs, Hindringham Road ,Walshingham,Norfolk. Born: Great Walshingham-NFK. See Iron Workers index for parents Henery & Mary. His sister Eliza 25yrs & brothers Jabez 22yrs & James 13yrs are also listed in the Iron Workers Index. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index, for brother Ezra 18yrs.
CORNISH Samuel Wheelwright 1851: Samuel Cornish 70yrs,Bridgerule Village,Holsworthy, Devon. Born:Bridgerule-CON. Wife:Mary 70yrs born Stratton-CON. Brother Daniel Cornish 58yrs (wheelwright). Granddaughter: Mary JOSE 10yrs. Blacksmith servant: Henry Lakeman 22yrs. House Servant: Mary UGLOW 25yrs.
COX William Wheelwright 1761: William Cox, of the City of Osford.
CRISPIN James Wheelwright-Master & Blacksmith - Master, employs 3 men 1851: James Crispin 39yrs,Reedy,St Thomas. Born:Dunchideock-DEV. Wife:Mary 41yrs born Kenton-DEV.
CROCOMB Henry Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Henry Crocomb 15yrs,54 West Bridge Cottages,Tavistick, Devon. Born:Tavistock-DEV. See Blacksmiths of Devon Index for parents George & Fanny and several siblings.
CURSON Thomas Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1851: Thomas Curson 59yrs,Roman Bank,Wisbech,Norfolk. Born:Litcham-NFK. Wife:Sarah 56yrds born Pentney-NFK.
CUTLER James Wheelwright 1855: James Cutler, wheelwright, cartwright, Hazely Heath, Hampshire, England. Sent by anonymous contributor. See page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
DEFORD Henry Stephen Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1846: Henry Stephen Deford, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in 1846. Parents: James Deford and Elizabeth Rollison. He learned his trade from George E. Lambert, who operated a carriage shop in Chestertown, Kent Co., MD. In 1893, Henry was operating a wheelwright shop out of the Lambert carriage shop, with Ned Ringgold (also in the Blacksmith Index) operating the blacksmith shop. Henry is listed as a blacksmith/wheelwright in the 1870 and 1873 Kent County Directories and the 1903 Maryland Directory. Henry never married and lived for many years with his unmarried sister Kate. His household at times also inlcuded a widowed aunt and a motherless cousin. In the Kent News of 28 April 1934: "Henry Deford, one of Chestertown's oldest citizens, has been quite ill at his home in Chestertown". Henry died in May 1935. He is my great grand uncle and his parents are my great great grandparents. His sister, Mary Elizabeth Deford, married my great grandfather, William Samuel Elburn. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of America & Canada and the Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Joan by
DENNIS John Wheelwright - Carpenter 1871: John Dennis of Littleham Devon. See Blacksmiths of Devon & Somerset for his son Charles. Contact Hazel by.
DENNIS Richard Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Richard Dennis 19yrs,Monkleigh Village--, Devon. Born:Monkleigh-DEV. See Blacksmiths of Devon Index for parents John & Ann Dennis.
DINHAM Thomas Wheelwright,Carpenter 1787: Thomas Dinham, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1787, Culmstock. In the 1841 UK census Thomas is listed as 50yrs, a carpenter, in Culmstock; with wife Mary 48yrs(born Culmstock). Children listed: Robert 15yrs; Mary Ann 9yrs; Elizabeth 6yrs and his other son John 22yrs, blacksmith, can be found lodging in Wellington. In 1851 Thomas 64yrs, a wheelwright, living in Nicholashayne, Culmstock; with wife Mary 58yrs and daughter Elizabeth 16yrs. The 1861 census lists Thomas as 73yrs, a carpenter, at Nicholashayne. See Blacksmiths of Devon for son John Dinham. Contact Andy by
DOBBS William Wheelwright & Smith 1861: William Dobbs 38yrs, Church Square, Mattishall NFK. Born: Mattishall NFK. Married. See Norfolk 1861 RG9/1240.
DOE Thomas Wheelwright 1826: Thomas Doe, wheelwright. Born about 1826, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 15yrs, an apprentice with master wheelwright Thomas Briggs, at High Street, Milton, Kent (District 15). Can’t find him on census after that year.
DOIG Peter Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1831: Peter Doig, wheelwright & blacksmith. 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 Wheelwrights Index and in the Blacksmiths of Scotland and Australia. Contact Robyn by
DOWNS Isaac Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1816: Isaac Downs, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 13th October 1816. Wife Elizabeth Hopwood (married 1842). He was a Master Blacksmith living and working at Manchester Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport (this being Lancashire in the first half of the century and Cheshire in the latter half). Two of Isaac's sons became blacksmiths, and one became a wheelwright. Isaac died in 1872, but his wife and sons were still running the business in 1891. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index & Wheelwrights Index. Contact Val by.
DRAKE Richard Wheelwright & Blacksmith(Master),employs 6 labourers 1851: Richard Drake 53yrs,---,Horsford St Faiths, Norfolk. Born: Horsford-NFK. Wife: Ann 51yrs born Horsford-NFK.
DRAPER James Wheelwright 1841: James Draper, wheelwright. Born 1841, Bromley, Kent, England and died 1910, Bromley. 1861 census Laurel Cottage, Bromley - wheelwright; 1871, 4 Adams Square, Bromley - wheelwright. Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William Wheelwright 1780: William Draper, wheelwright. Born 1780, Bromley, Kent, England and died 1860, Bromley Kent. The 28 Jun 1803 UK Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices Indentures - wheelwright, Bomley,(apprentice Robert H Walklin); 1841 census wheelwright, Mason's hill, Bromley; 1851 census retired wheelwright, Mason's Hill, Bromley. Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William Wheelwright 1833: William Draper, wheelwright. Born 1833, Bromley, Kent, England and died 30 April 1887, Bromley, Kent; 1851 census wheelwright, Mason's Hill, Bromley; 1861 census wheelwright, Laurel Cottage, Bromley; 1871 census wheelwright, 37 Mason's hill, Bromley; 1881 census wheelwright 37 Mason's Hill, Bromley. Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William Wheelwright 1808: William Draper, wheelwright. Born 1808, Bromley, Kent, England and died 24 August 1894, Bromley. 1840 Wheelwright, Bromley (Pigot's); 1841 census Wheelwright, Gravel Pitts, Bromley; 1851 census - wheelwright Mason's Hill, Bromley; 1858 Melville's Directory of Kent - wheelwright Bromley Common; 1861 census wheelwright Laurel Cottage, Bromley; 1869 Bromley Directory wheelwright, Bromley Common; 1871 Census wheelwright, Mason's hill, Bromley; 1876 Bromley Directory - wheelwright 37 Mason's hill, Bromley; 1881 census - wheelwright 37 Mason's Hill; 1891 census - 69 Homesdale Road, Bromley. Contact Ken by.
DYKES James Wheelwright 1848: James Dykes, wheelwright. Born about 1848 in Audlem, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 24yrs,songle, living at Buerton with parents James 53yrs (Ag.labourer) and Ann 50yrs plus his sister Hannah 21yrs. Visitor: Ann Ravencroft 24yrs. Un the 1881 census he is 33yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton, Cheshire with wife Elizabeth 38yrs. Children: Harry 6yrs; Albert 3yrs; Annie May 2yrs; daughter 3 weeks infant. I have no other information.
DYSON John Wheelwright & Carpenter 1784: John Dyson. Stockbridge, Hampshire.
EDMONDS John Wheelwright 1820: John Edmonds (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1820, Alphington, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 20yrs, at Alhpington . Parents: John 50yrs(labourer) and Mary 50yrs. Siblings: Sarah 15yrs; Eliza 10yrs; Charlotte 5yrs. Also listed Caroline Waters 3yrs.
EDON (HAYDON) Frederick Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1858: Frederick Edon(Haydon) was born illegitimate in 1858, the son of a widow who registered him as Frederick Lee HEYDON. From census data, he appears to have been fostered out immediately (Frederick EDON "visitor" aged 3 in 1861). By 1871 he was apprenticed as a Wheelwright in Okehampton. By his own story he ran away from his apprenticeship to join the Army. I cannot find him in 1881. In 1885 he married in Wimborne, Dorset, but his wife Eliza Ann Cross died in pregnancy. By now he was using the HAYDON spelling. In 1888 he married my great-grandmother Kate Ann Plowman in Southampton - her father George Plowman was also a blacksmith. Frederick moved back to Wimborne for a year or two with Kate, and then they settled in Poole, Dorset. Frederick apparently died in 1912. Unfortuantely, no name or email address supplied.
EVANS Phillip Wheelwright 1775: Phillip Evans, wheelwright. No: 36, Philadelphia Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
FARROW Hamlet Wheelwright 1851: Hamlet Farrow 18yrs, North Hall Green, Mitford,Norfolk. Born: E /Dereham-Norfolk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk for mother Hannah (Master Blacksmith) and two brothers George 25yrs and John 20yrs.
FAX ? John Wheelwright 1841: John Fax 20yrs, Old Town Street,---. Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Born: unknown (not in DEV). Parents: Richard & Sarah. See Blacksmiths Index for parents & brother George.
FIELDER Peter Wheelwright 1792: Peter Fielder. Hursley, Hampshire.
FINDLAY Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith 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.
FINN James Dodd Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1851: James (Jim) Dodd Finn, blacksmith, wheelwright. Jim set up his blacksmith shop at Pichi Richi, in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, in 1851 and died there in 1889. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia plus Wheelwrights Indexes. He was also involved with the brewery. Contact Bill by
FORD William Wheelwright 1791: William Ford, wheelwright Born about 1791, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 50yrs, at East Street, Ashburton with wife Elizabeth 50yrs and daughter Elizabeth 25yrs. Also listed is Elizabeth Abbott 25yrs. In 1851 William is 60yrs, master wheelwright, living at East Street, Ashburton with daughter Elizabeth 33yrs (school mistress).
FORDER William Wheelwright 1792: William Forder. Hursley, Hampshire.
FOX William Wheelwright - Apprentice 1841: William Fox 15yrs, James Street,---. Born: DEV. With Susan Fox (?mother) 56yrs, Charwoman.
FRY John Wheelwright Master 1851: John Fry 66yrs, Coltishall street, Aylsham. Born: Lammas-NFK. Wife: Susan 62yrs born Lammas-NFK.
GARDLER George Wheelwright 1840: George Gardler, wheelwright, coachbuilder. Born about 1840, Minster Sheppey, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 20yrs, servant to master wheelwright Thomas Briggs; in High Street, Milton, Kent. In 1861 George is 44yrs, living at Crown Lane, Paradise Place, Milton. Emma is 39yrs; son George is 9yrs, daughter Emma 5yrs. Boarder: William Beaumont, 30yrs, unmarried, house carpenter. In 1891 George is 73yrs, still at Crown Lane Milton with wife Emma 62yrs (born Milton).
GIRLING Isaac Wheelwright 1840: Isaac Girling, wheelwright, Born 1840, born Charsfield, Suffolk, England. The 1861 UK census lists Isaac as 11yrs, at Cratfield. Parents Robert 55yrs and Mary 53yrs Girling (farmers of 14 acres). Siblings listed: William 24yrs; Rhoda 16yrs; Martha 14yrs. In 1861: Isaac is 21yrs, living in Grundesburg, Suffolk with wife Alice 21yrs (born Laxfield, Suffolk) and daughter Alice 8 months infant. In 1871 Isaac is 31yrs, at Charsfield with Alice 27yrs. Children: Alice 10yrs; Robert 8yrs; Lilly 6yrs; Ellen 5yrs; George 3yrs; Bessie 1yr infant; Arthur 1month infant. 1881: Isaac is 40yrs, at Charsfield; Alice 37yrs. Children: Robert 18yrs(wheelwright); Lilly 16yrs; Ellen 15yrs; George 13yrs; Bessie 11yrs; Arthur 10yrs.
GIRLING Robert Wheelwright 1863: Robert Girling, wheelwright. Born about 1863, Charsfield, Suffolk, England. The 1871 UK Census lists him as 8yrs at Charsfield with family and is still with his family in 1881. In 1891 Robert aged 27yrs appears as a coachbuilder; lodging at Boundary Mews, Paddington, London with blacksmith William John Ling and family. See Wheelwrights Index for parent’s wheelwright Isaac and Alice Girling plus siblings.
GIRLING Robert Wheelwright 1822: Robert Girling, wheelwright. Born about 1822, Cratfield, Suffolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 29yrs, living at Cratfield; with wife Anna 24yrs (born Newcastle-upon-Tyne) and daughter Eleanor 7mths infant. See Wheelwrights Index for other Girling family members. 1861: Robert is 40yrs, living at the wheelwrights shop, Cratfield; Anna is 34yrs. Children: Ellener 10yrs; Clara 3yrs; Mary 1yr infant and Arthur 4 months infant. 1871: Robert is 50yrs, at Cratfield; Anna 43yrs. Children: Eleanor20yrs,unmarried; Clara 12yrs; Mary 11yrs; Arthur 10yrs; William 6yrs; Anna 4yrs; Jesse 2yrs.
GODDARD Charles Wheelwright, Carpenter 1852: Charles Goddard, carpenter, wheelwright . Born December 1852 at King Stag, Dorset., England. By 1871 he was serving his apprentiship at Castle Hill, Buckland Newton under William T Kingsbury, along with Robert Jeans who was 20. On 27 Sept.1875 at Wesleyan Chapel,Bridge,Sturminster Newton Charles married Angelina Hopkins of Stock Gaylard, Lydlinch. They had 4 children: Louis born 1876 (Carpenter/Wheelwright); Thomas Charles born Jan.1883 Died 22 Oct.1883 (whooping cough); Lillie Eliza born 10 June 1887; Cyril Charles born 20 Aug.1892 (carpenter); Charles Goddard died April 1919 aged 66; Angelina Goddard died March 1926 aged 73. Contact Innes by.
GOOCH George Wheelwright 1831: George Gooch, wheelwright. Born about 1831, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, at Hemstead, Norfolk with his blacksmith mother Rachel 49yrs (born Shottisham, Norfolk).
GOOCH Rachel Wheelwright & Blacksmith, employs 3 Journeymen 1802: Rachel Gooch, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born about 1802, Shottisham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Rachel as 49yrs, at Henstead, Norfolk; with sons George Gooch 20yrs (wheelwright) and Isaac 29yrs (Vet.Surgeon).
GOODING John Wheelwright 1819: John Gooding, wheelwright. Born about 1819 in Greinton, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 52yrs, at Middlezoy with wife Jane 53 yrs (born Greinton). Contact Mike
GOODMAN Mark Wheelwright 1786: Mark Goodman, wheelwright. Born about 1786, Elam, Kent. The 1851 UK census lists Mark as 65yrs at Docking, Norfolk; with wife Sarah 65yrs (born South Creake). See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son Robert Goodman.
GRANGER Robert Wheelwright, Blacksmith & Farmer 1794: Robert Grange, wheelwright, blacksmith and farms 16 acres. Born about 1794, Heacham, Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 57yrs, at Docking, Norfolk.
GROVES Benjamin Wheelwright 1775: Benjamin Groves, wheelwright. No: 211, Redminster, East Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
HALL Henry Wheelwright 1826: Henry Hall, wheelwright. Born 4 August 1826 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Henry was christened on 18 January 1829 in Great Barr, Staffordshire.  He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Great Barr, Staffordshire.  He died after 5 April 1891. Has connections to the Ridgley fmaily in Blacksmiths of Shropshire and Hereford. Contact Peter by
HALL Thomas Wheelwright 1766: Thomas Hall, wheelwright. Born about 1766 in Great Barr, Staffordshire, England. Thomas married Sarah Tonckison on 6 February 1792 in Birmingham, Warwickshire. They appeared in the UK census 6 June 1841 and 30 March 1851 living in Great Barr, Staffordshire. He made a will on 25 July 1859. Thomas died on 4 August 1859 in Great Barr, Staffordshire and was buried on 10 August 1859 in Great Barr, Staffordshire. Will Proved on 24 October 1860. A massive amount of information is available on this family. Has connections to the Ridgley fmaily in Blacksmiths of Shropshire and Hereford. Contact Peter by
HALL William Wheelwright 1801: William Hall, wheelwright. Born about 1801 in Great Barr, Staffordshire, England.  William died in 1879 and was buried on 21 March 1879 in Great Barr, Staffordshire. Has connections to the Ridgley fmaily in Blacksmiths of Shropshire and Hereford. Contact Peter by
HAMMOND Henry Wheelwright - Journeyman 1851: Henry Hammond 22yrs, The Green, Wayland. Born: Carbrook-NFK. Lodges with Paul & Siphia PEAKE (see Blacksmiths Norfolk Index).
HANCOCK Thomas Wheelwright 1775: Thomas Hancock, wheelwright. No: 63, Old Market, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
HANNAY John Henry Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1913: John Henry Hannay, blacksmiths & wheelwright. I partnership with Thomas Horace Moffat 1913 – 1918, Boyup Brook, Western Australia. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Australia & Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Bernice by
HARBORNE Henry Wheelwright 1814: Henry Harborne, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1814, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. Henry can be seen on various census. 1881 census lists Henry as 67yrs, living in Smith Lane, Snitterfield, Warwickshire with wife Jane 67yrs. Children: Thomas 33yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); George 30yrs,unmarried (wheelwright); Lucy 32yrs unmarried; Samuel 25yrs,unmarried (blacksmith); Thomas Harborne 65yrs, widower, boarder (bricklayer). Listed in Blacksmiths of Warwickshire and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Jane by
HARK (STARK) Robinson Wheelwright - Apprentice 1839: Robinson Hark or Stark was born about 1839 in Swallow,Lincolnshire,UK. 1861 Census shows him as a wheelwright in Beelsby, Lincs., in the household of Mary Scaman. See also entry for STARK. For further information contact John by.
HARMER ? George Wheelwright 1841: George Harmer? 25yrs, ---, Town, Appledore,Kent. Born: Kent. Eliza 20yrs born Kent. Hannah Harmer 55yrs.
HARRISON Edward Wheelwright 1841: Edward Harrison 25yrs, Northfleet, Kent. Born: unknown, not in Kent. Wife: Martha 20yrs born Kent.
HARRISON Joseph Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1834: Joseph Harrison, blacksmith, wheelwright,engineer. Born 8th May 1834, Birmingham Warwick, England. Baptised 1st September 1834 at New Jerusalemite Church Summer Lane, Parish of St George Birmimgham. Died 17th November 1883, Kapunda South Australia. Buried 18th November 1883, Kapunda Cemetery . First went to New York with his parents William Harrison and Ann Morley who were Whale Bone Ruler Makers ; and then to South Australia arriving 9th May 1854 per the ship "Flavius" from Singapore. Joseph married Margaret Shanks on 29th May 1854 in Adelaide SA & they raised 12 children. Occupations included Whale Bone Ruler Maker in Warwick and New York. Policeman in Adelaide SA. Wheelwright & Blacksmith in Kapunda SA. Engineer in Kapunda SA. He was considered to be rather brilliant in his chosen field of steam driven vehicles and highly respected as an Engineer. Educated and trained in all occupations. He died a pauper after a long illness living on his own in Kapunda. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Australia & Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Merv by.
HART Jonathon Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Jonathan Hart 18yrs, Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon. Born:Milton-DEV. Apprentice with Mat.Hawkins (see Wheelwrights Index).
HARVEY Jeremy William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1825: Jeremy William Harvey, master blacksmith, wheelwright. Born 30 April 1825 and died 1908 aged 83yrs. The 1851 UK census lists Jeremy as 27yrs, Lynch Green, Henstead Norfolk. Born: Hethersett-Nfk. Lodges with George & Sarah Ann Harvey & family ?related unclear . Jeremy married Fanny Filby, September quarter 1853, Mitford, Norfolk. Son of John Harvey (master blacksmith. Jeremy is listed in Blacksmith of Norfolk and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact James by
HARVEY Henry Wheelwright 1816: Henry Harvey, wheelwright. Born about 1816, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Henry as 25yrs, at Monmouth Street, Topsham, Devon. Information sent anonymously. I can’t find him on census.
HASTED Thomas Wheelwright 1784: Thomas Hasted. Alresford, Hampshire.
HAWKINS Mathew Wheelwright & Farmer 55 acres. Employs 6 Labs & 1 boy. 1851: Mathew Hawkins 52yrs, Felldownlead,Tavistock, Devon. Born:Dunterton-DEV. Widower. His sister Mary Wise 52yrs, housekeeper. See census 1851 for others.
HAYDON (EDON) Frederick Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1858: Frederick Haydon or Edon was born illegitimate in 1858, the son of a widow who registered him as Frederick Lee HEYDON. From census data, he appears to have been fostered out immediately (Frederick EDON "visitor" aged 3 in 1861). By 1871 he was apprenticed as a Wheelwright in Okehampton. By his own story he ran away from his apprenticeship to join the Army. I cannot find him in 1881. In 1885 he married in Wimborne, Dorset, but his wife Eliza Ann Cross died in pregnancy. By now he was using the HAYDON spelling. In 1888 he married my great-grandmother Kate Ann Plowman in Southampton - her father George Plowman was also a blacksmith. Frederick moved back to Wimborne for a year or two with Kate, and then they settled in Poole, Dorset. Frederick apparently died in 1912. Unfortuantely, no name or email address supplied.
HAYLETT Alfred Wheelwright 1851: Alfred Haylett 20yrs, East Runton, Erpingham (lodges with BIRD family). Born: Witchanham-NFK.
HAYWARD James Wheelwright 1784: James Hayward. Ringwood, Hampshire.
HAYWARD John Wheelwright 1784: John Hayward. Ringwood, Hampshire.
HAYWOOD George Wheelwright 1883: George Haywood was born about 1883 in Beelsby, Lincolnshire,UK. 1901 Census lists his as an apprentice wheelwright and joiner in the household of Joseph West (1841). For further information contact John by.
HEAD George Wheelwright 1814: George Head was born about 1814 at Cheriton-SOM. Married: Mary surname unknown (from Woolwich).
HEAMAN Robert Wheelwright 1810: John Heaman was born 1810. See the Blacksmiths of Devon Index or his son Robert born about 1853. Another son George was a Machinist (see census 1861.Contact Hazel by.
HEARN Frederick Wheelwright 1861: Frederick Hearn 40yrs, Higher Durston, Durston-SOM, born Durston-SOM. Contact Mike by.
HENSLEY John Wheelwright - Master, employs 2 men 1851: John Hensley 25yrs, Fore Street,E xmouth. Born: Exmouth-DEV. Brother: William 22yrs - blacksmith.
HEWSON Edmond Wheelwright 1826: Edmond Hewson was born about 1826 in Beelsby. He is listed in the 1851 Census as a Journeyman Wheelwright in Beelsby. 1881: living in Covenham St.Bartholomew,Lincolnshire,UK. Wife:Lucy nee Scaman. See Wheelwrights Index and Ironmongers Index for Lucy's mother Mary Scaman. For further information contact John by.
HILL Henry Wheelwright(Master) 1845: Henry Hill, master wheelwright, employs 2 men. Born about 1845, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England. Listed on the 1851, 1861 census. See the Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Mary plus siblings. The 1871 census lists him as 26yrs, living at the Railway Inn, Clay Street, Four Crosses, Staffrodshire; with his widowed mother Mary 63yrs, inn keeper; and his sisters Emma 31yrs, unmarried & Emma 29yrs unmarried. Henry died in 1887 leaving a widow Louisa Esther nee Ball. I have been to " The Railway" as it is now called, and the hole where the forge was is still there in an outer building they now use as a snooker room. These are my direct ancestors. Contact Janita by
HILL John Wheelwright 1813: John Hill, wheelwright & publican. Born about 1813, Four Crosses, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as a wheelwright, 28yrs old, living at Clay Street, Four Crosses, Staffordshire; with wife Mary (I believe nee Smith) 30yrs,born Staffordshire. Children listed: George 5yrs; Mary 3yrs; Emma 1 yr infant. Servant: Jane Lewis 17yrs. In 1851 John is 38yrs, now he is also a publican. Mary 43yrs. Children: Mary Ann 13yrs; Emma 11yrs; Frances 9yrs; John 7yrs; Henry 6yrs; William 2yrs; Joseph 2mths infant. Visitor: Frances Davis, 37yrs, unmarried, a housekeeper. General servant: Sarah Reynolds 16yrs. In 1861 the family is still at Clay Street; John 48yrs; Mary 53yrs. Children: Mary Ann 23yrs; Emma 21yrs; John 18yrs; Henry 16yrs (see Wheelwrights Index); Joseph 10yrs. John died before the 1871 census. Contact Janita by
HILL William Wheelwright 1816: William Hill, wheelwright. Born about 1816 in Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, living in Salem Street, Plymouth with wife Ann 25yrs (born – not in Devon). I have no other information.
HILLS William Wheelwright - Journeyman 1841: William Hills, wheelwright. Born about 1816,in Kent. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, at Aldington Corner, Aldington, Kent. I have no other information.
HOBBS James Wheelwright 1784: James Hobbs. Alresford, Hampshire.
HODDY Edgar Wheelwright 1845: Edgar Hoddy. White's History Gazeteer & Directory of Norfolk. Chedgrave. Grandfather of Jeremiah H(blacksmith).
HOLDSWORTH Joseph Wheelwright 1822: Joseph Holdsworth, wheelwright and carpenter. Listed as follows ( 1) 1822 Baines Directory for Yorkshire (Cudworth),(2) 1841 Polling List for the Parliamentary election (West Riding, Cudworth),(3) 1845 Tithe Commutation awards, Cudworth, (4) 1848 Polling list (West Riding, Cudworth), (5) Whites Directory for Yorkshire (Cudworth). Contact John by
HOLLEY Unknown Wheelwright 1792: Holley - unknown givenname. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
HOLLOWAY William Wheelwright 1816: William Holloway, wheelwright. Born about 1816, Barnstaple, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 25yrs, living in Salem Street, Barnstaple. Also listed: Sarah Holloway 30yrs (independent - not born in Devon). John Holloway 10yrs (not born in Devon). . Information sent anonymously. I can’t find him on 1851 census.
HOOK James Wheelwright & Blacksmith (Master),employs 4 men 1851: James Hook 40yrs, Church Street,St Faiths,Weston Longville,Norfolk. Born: Easton-NFK. Wife: Harriet 35yrs born Aylsham-NFK.
HOOPER James Wheelwright 1856: James Hooper, carpenter, wheelwright. Born about 1856, Creech, St Michael, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists James as 15yrs, ?apprentice to and lodging with wheelwright/carpenter James Totterdell and family, at Creech St Michael. Contact Mike by
HUCKFIELD John Wheelwright 1805: John Huckfield, wheelwright. Born about 1805, Ashburton, Devon, England.Someone sent this information stating that the 1841 UK census lists John as 35yrs, living at Ashburton . However, I can’t find him on the census.
HUMPHREY Thomas Wheelwright 1762: Thomas Humphrey 25yrs, married Mary Jackson 22yrs of Bicestor.
JARMAN Hugh Wheelwright 1792: Hugh Jarman. Hambledon, Hampshire.
JENVEY Thomas Wheelwright 1784: Thomas Jenvey. Rumsey (Romsey), Hampshire.
JONES Elias Wheelwright 1821: Elias Jones, wheelwright. Born about 1821, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Elias as 16yrs, living in Liverpool (street name unreadable).
JONES George Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1824: George Jones, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in Lambeth, London in 1824. He immigrated to Australia in 1855, and worked as a blacksmith in Newtown, Sydney until 1858. He then moved to Maryborough Queensland where he worked as a blacksmith and wheelwright from 1859 till his death in 1888. His business was "The Original Blacksmith and Wheelwright establishment" on the corner of Kent and Adelaide Sts Maryborough. I also do some blacksmithing in Brisbane – to "keep the home fires burning". He is listed in both the Blacksmiths of Australia and London Indexes plus the Wheelwrights Index. Contact great great grandson Paul by
JONES John Wheelwright 1851: John Jones 20yrs, Kiln Road, Bolfield, Norfolk. Born: Plumstead-Nfk. Parents: John & Mary(farmer & pork butcher). Siblings: Thomas 18yrs (see Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index), Robert 11yrs, Sarah 8yrs.
JURD William Wheelwright 1784: William Jurd. Fareham, Hampshire.
JURY Alfred Wheelwright 1891: Alfred Jury son of Robert (Snr) Wheelwright with his father 1891still in Beaford 1901 with his wife (still a wheelwright) Kelly's directory 1914 Jury Alfred Wheelwright Beaford. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Edward Wheelwright 1879: Edward Jury son of Robert Snr Wheelwright Beaford 1879 (marriage) &1881 census his son was living with his maternal grand parents in 1891. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Robert (Jnr) Wheelwright 1881: Robert Jury (Jnr) son of Robert (Snr) Wheelwright with his father in 1881&1891 in Beaford but in Dolton as Wheelwright in 1901. Kelly's directory 1914 Jury Robert & Son Wheelwrights Dolton. He had a son Henry b 1893 so this may be the son. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Robert (Snr) Wheelwright 1828: Robert Jury (Snr) born 1828 Devon Beaford. Was a Wheelwright in High Bickington Devon 1851 and in Beaford 1861-1901. Contact Hazel by.
JURY William Wheelwright 1871: William Jury son of Robert Snr 1871 census wheelwright with his father 1881, living in Strawberry Hill, Beaford with his wife and baby daughter 1891. He was a Wheelwright in Morchard Bishop 1901 in Kingskerswell, Devon now a Coach builder & Blacksmith his son Alfred J Jury aged 19 was a wheelwright and son William E Jury age 17 a blacksmith with him.Kelly's Directory 1914 Jury & Sons Wheelwrights Kingskerswell. Contact Hazel by.
KENCH Thomas Wheelwright 1800: Thomas Kench, master wheelwright, employs 2 apprentices. Born 1800, in Hook Norton. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 36yrs, married. His Will in 1874, states Thomas Kench, late of Hook Norton, wheelwright, who died 29 August 1874 at Hook Norton, was proved at Oxford 14 November 1874, by William Fenemore of Steeple Aston, Oxfordshire, pig dealer, one of the executors. Contact Liz by.
KENCH William Wheelwright 1797: William Kench. Born about 1797. The 1830 PIGOT's Directory of Oxfordshire states William Kench, Carpenter, Joiner, Wheelwright, at Hook Norton (page 644). William was the brother of Thomas (born 1800). Contact Liz by.
KINCH Hayter Wheelwright 1784: Hayter Kinch, wheelwright. 1784 & 1792 at Fareham, Hampshire. No other information given.
KING Robert Wheelwright 1792: Robert King, wheelwright. Sutton Scotney, Hampshire. No other information given.
KING Walter Wheelwright 1880: Walter King, ?wheelwright. All I have is that My great-grandmother Sarah Jane Porter married Walter King ( m.23rd May 1882 in SA). Walter came to South Africa when he was twelve years old with his father to help the British Military with their wagons and fixed their wheels. Walter is buried in Grahamstown, South Africa.  The family came from Norfolk. That is all I have. If you can help trace him in Norfolk please contact Penny by
KIRBY James Wheelwright 1792: James Kirby, wheelwright. Odiham, Hampshire. No other information given.
KNIGHT Thomas Wheelwright 1810: Thomas Knight, wheelwright. Born about 1810 in Hampshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 31yrs, living at Medsted, Hampshire; with ?parents James 58yrs and Sarah (Farmers).
LANSLEY George Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1844: George Lansley, Wheelwright, Blacksmith & Vet Surgeon - as listed in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published June 1844. Address down as Ludgershall, Wiltshire. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Wiltshire Index.
LAUNCHBURY John Wheelwright 1891: John Launchbury is listed in the 1891 census as a wheelwright, in Didbrook, Winchcombe, Glos.
LE LIEVRE Abraham Wheelwright, Shipwright,Blacksmith 1827: Abraham Le Lievre, blacksmith, shipwright, wheelwright. Born about 1827, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.. The 1841 Census for St Helier, Jersey lists Abraham as 14yrs, blacksmith apprentice, living with his family. In 1871 Abraham is 44yrs, a shipwright; Nancy is 38yrs. Children: Anne 11yrs; Abraham 6yrs; Louisa 9yrs; Isaac 4yrs; Walter 2yrs. In 1881 Abraham is 54yrs, Nancy 48yrs. Children: Abraham 15yrs; Isaac 13yrs; Walter 11yrs; Anne Elizabeth 21yrs; Louisa 18yrs; Hannah 9yrs. Abraham is listed in Blacksmiths of Channel Islands, Wheelwrights and Shipwrights Indexes. See Blacksmiths of Channel Islands for his father Peter Le Lievre and other family members. Contact Chris by
LEAMAN William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1801: William Leaman, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1801, Widicombe, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 41yrs, at Ashburton, Devon. In 1851 William is 50yrs, unmarried, a wheelwright & smith living at North Street, Ashburton. The 1871 census finda William 70yrs,unmarried, retired and still living in North Street, Ashburton. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon and Wheelwrights Index.
LEE John Wheelwright 1821: John Lee, born 1821 son of John and Mary. Husband of Jane Blaimre. 1841 census age 20 wheelwright living at Bolton le Moors. Westmoreland England. Contact Sue by.
LEEVES Alfred Wheelwright 1895: Alfred Leeves, wheelwright. Alfred followed his father Ebenezer into the trade and was a wheelwright in Lambeth, Central London, England, from 1895 until 1905. Contact Tim by.
LEEVES Ebenezer Wheelwright 1840: Ebenezer Leeves, wheelwright. Born1840. Ebenezer was a wheelwright in Lambeth, Central London, England, from 1860 Until his death in 1903. Contact Tim by.
LEIGH William Wheelwright 1793: William Leigh, wheelwright. Born about 1793, Freshwater, Hampshire, England. The 1881 UK census lists William as 88yrs, lodging with master wheelwright Richard Trickett and family.
LEVICK John Wheelwright 1735:  John Levick, wheelwright and clockmaker. Born circa1735-1741 in Worksop or Tuxford, Nottinghamshire.   John married first wife Sarah Thorpe in 1775 in Normanton.  They migrated from Worksop to Market Rasen in 1776.  Children: (1) William born 1777 (see clockmakers index); (2) John died in childhood; (3) George born 1781 (see indexes for clockmakers, Jewellers and ironmonger).   Wife Sarah died in 1784. In 1790 John Levick married 2nd wife Elizabeth Boston and they had four children (1) Ann 1792 (married a gentleman from Nottingham), (2) Thomas 1796; (3) John 1797 (a baker) ; (4) Samuel 1800 (a servant at the Welbeck Estate).   All were orphaned by 1800 and were raised in Worksop, presumably by relatives, except Thomas who died, aged 1yr.  Contact Liz by
LINCOLN James Wheelwright 1851: James Lincoln 27yrs,Hemstead, Norfolk. Born: Norwich-NFK. Nephew of John & Ann BUNTING (wheelwrigh & Blacksmith).
LITTLEFIELD Joseph Wheelwright 1823: Joseph Littlefield, wheelwright. Born about 1823, Hambeldon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 28yrs, living in Hambeldon with mother Mary.A. Littlefield, 53yrs,widow and his aunt Harriet Porter, 42yrs, unmarried.
LONG Daniel Wheelwright 1845: Daniel Long,wheelwright. Born about 1845 in Sculthorpe, Norfolk, England. The 1861 census lists him as 16yrs living at "Cottage" Sculthorpe with parents William55yrs, Martha ?58yrs. Siblings: Robert 14yrs; Samuel 11yrs; Hannah.M. 6yrs.
LONG Henry Wheelwright 1855: Henry Long, wheelwright, carpenter, Isle of Wight, England. Sent by anonymous contributor. See page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
LONG William Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1844: William Long, Wheelwright & Blacksmith, in Oxfordshire, England. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844 address down as Aston. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Oxfordsahire Index.
LONGMATE David Wheelwright 1831: David Longmate was born 1831 in Aubourn, Lincolnshire, England. Contact Diane by.
LOVIS Thomas Wheelwright - Journeyman 1851: Thomas Lovis 29yrs,Mill Street,Chagford, Devon. Born: Christow-DEV. Apprentice with George MURCH (Blacksmith & Wheelwright of Devon) 53yrs.
LOW Alexander Wheelwright 1885: Alexander Low. Witness to marriage at Dunsandel NZ 1885, of Elizabeth LOW, 26, born Scotland. Contact me for full details by.
LOWTON Robert Wheelwright 1832: Robert Lowton, wheelwright. Born about 1832, Dunchideock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 19yrs, unmarried, at Dunchideock. In 1861 Robert si 28yrs, living in the village at Ide, Devon with wife Sarah 30yrs (born Westford, Devon). Children: Mary.J. 3yrs; George 1yr infant. See Blacksmiths of Devon for other family members.
LUSCOMBE Herbert Arthur Wheelwright, Blacksmith, Farrier, Carpenter Herbert Arthur Luscombe. Always known as Arthur....On marriage certificate Arthur 21 Batchelor labourer living at Beeson. Rita 27yrs spinster living at Kellaton. Witnesses William Charles Wright and Frederick W.Clarke. By banns at Stokenham Church. William Wright 1960: was a friend of Arthur`s, they did their wheelwright apprenticeship together at Kelleton with Mr.Harradon.Arthur completed his blacksmith apprenticeship under Mr.W Dunn who he worked for and from whom he rented the Forge at Stokenham before eventually buying it in 1963 for £1000,including the house. During the evacuation of 1943 the Forge at Stokenham was moved to a temporary site in a barn at Beeson belonging to either Rich Foale or John Honeywell. Listed also on the Farriers Index & the Blacksmiths of Devon Index. Contact Sandra by.
LUSCOMBE John Wheelwright 1800: John Luscombe, wheelwright. Born about 1800, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 40yrs, living in North Street, Ashburton with wife Elizabeth 30yrs (born Devon) and Susan Luscombe 2yrs infant. In 1851 John is 50yrs, still living at North Street. Elizabeth 40yrs. Children: Susan 12yrs; Mary Jane 8mths infant. Visitor: Henry John 52yrs (road surveyor).
LYONS William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1852: William Lyons, blacksmith, wheelwright. William arrived in Melbourne in 1852, aboard the Zebulon. He was escorting a horse drawn Omnibus for John Fulton. He worked for John Fulton for several years, until he became unemployed, and moved to Fiery Creek near Castemaine. He settled in Creswick for a while, but ultimately ended up in Sale. The wheelwright business that he owned in Sale still exists to this day. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia + Wheelwrights Index. Contact Laura by.
MANN Henry Wheelwright 1832: Henry Mann, wheelwright. Born about 1832, Yealmpton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 19yrs, unmarried, living at Yealmpton with his parents. See Wheelwrights Index for his father master wheelwright Thomas Mann, plus other family members .
MANN John Wheelwright 1821: John Mann, wheelwright. Born about 1821, Yealmpton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 30yrs, unmarried, living at Yealmpton with his parents. See Wheelwrights Index for his father master wheelwright Thomas Mann, plus other family members
MANN John (Jnr) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1829: John Mann (Jnr), wheelwright & blacksmith. Born about 1829, Yealmpton, Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 12yrs living in Yealmpton with parents wheelwright/smith John & Ann Mann plus sisters Louisa & Mary. In 1851 John (Jnr) is 22yrs, still living at Yealmpton with father John (widower) and sister Mary. Contributor does not want to be contacted.
MANN John (Snr) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1791: John Mann (Snr), wheelwright & blacksmith. Born about 1791, Devon. The 1841 UK census lists him as 50yrs, living at Village Yealmpton, Devon; with wife Ann 45yrs. Children: Louisa 20yrs; Mary 15yrs. Also listed: William Saunders 15yrs,apprentice wheelwright. In 1851 John is 62yrs, widower; at Yealmpton with daughter Mary 26yrs, unmarried (dressmaler,milliner) and son John 22yrs (wheelwright & smith). 1861: John (Snr) is 70yrs, still living Village Yealmpton: with daughter Louisa 38yrs,unmarried. Contributor does not want to be contacted.
MANN Thomas Wheelwright 1791: Thomas Mann, master wheelwright, employs 1 man. Born about 1791, Yealmpton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 50yrs, living at Yealmpton with wife Agnes 45yrs (born Newton Ferrers,Devon). Children: John 20yrs; Matilda 15yrs; William 15yrs; Henry 10yrs; Agnes 8yrs. Also listed Elizabeth Cocker 70yrs, born Ireland(carpenters widow) and Robert Cocker 9yrs (born Yealmpton). In 1851 Thomas is 60yrs; Agnes 58yrs. Children: John 30yrs(wheelwright); Henry 19yrs(wheelwright apprentice). Grandson Richard Mann 7yrs. Also listed: William Randle 17yrs (apprentice wheelwright); Matilda Pearce 12yrs(house servant).
MANNERS John Wheelwright,Blacksmith,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, Australia, Wheelwrights Index and Tool Makers Index Contact Shirley by
MARSDEN Henry Wheelwright 1826: Henry Marsden, wheelwright. Born about 1826, Trawden Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 25yrs, at Village of Trawden, Lancashire; with wife Elizabeth 24yrs and daughter Letticia 8months infant. In 1861 Elizabeth (Betty) is a widow living with daughters Esther 20yrs; Elizabeth 18yrs; Letticia 15yrs.
MARSDEN Henry Wheelwright 1842: Henry Marsden, wheelwright. Born about 1842, Preston, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 8yrs, with grandparents Henry & Elizabeth. In 1861 Henry is 19yrs. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Wheelwrights Indexes for other family members. Contact Karen by
MARSDEN Henry (Snr) Wheelwright 1795: Henry Marsden (Snr), wheelwright. Born 1795, Ashton, Macersfield?, England. Henry died in Preston in 1873. Son of John Marsden. Henry (Snr) married Elizabeth Disley in 1820, in Rufford. They had 10 children. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 60yrs, living at Tardy Gate, Walton le Dale with wife Elizabeth (Betsy) 55yrs. Children: William Marsden 9yrs; daughter Jane Cross 31yrs; grandson Henry Marsden 8yrs; grandson Joseph Marsden 6yrs; granddaughter Ann Cross 3months infant. In 1861 Henry is 68yrs, Betty 64yrs. Daughter Jane Cross 41yrs; Ann Cross 11yrs; sons John Marsden 23yrs; William Marsden 21yrs (blacksmith); grandson Henry Marsden 19yrs (see wheelwrights index); granddaughter Elizabeth Marsden 3yrs. Contact Karen by
MARTIN James Wheelwright 1851: James Martin 43yrs, Stoke Fleming Dragon Green,Kingsbridge. Born:Stoke Fleming-DEV. Wife:Mary 43yrs born Dartmouth-DEV.
MARTIN John Wheelwright 1851: John Martin 75yrs, Stoke Fleming Village,Kingsbridge. Born: ---SOM. Wife:Elizabeth 83yrs born Stoke Fleming-DEV.
MARTIN Joseph Wheelwright 1829: Joseph Martin, wheelwright. Born about 1829 Fulham, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 24yrs and his brother William 30yrs lodging at ?Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. See Wheelwrights Index for brother William Martin (born about 1824). Contact Claire by
MARTIN William Wheelwright 1824: William Martin, wheelwright. Born about 1824, Fulham, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 30yrs and his brother Joseph 24yrs lodging at ?Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. See Wheelwrights Index for brother Joseph Martin (born about 1829). Contact Claire by
MAUNDER George Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: George Maunder 14yrs,Mill Street,Chagford, Devon. Born: Chagford-DEV. Apprentice with George MURCH (Blacksmith & Wheelwright of Devon) 53yrs.
MEEK James Wheelwright - Apprentice 1861: James Meek 17yrs, Church Square, Mattishall (Lodger). Born: Mattishall, NFK. See Norfolk 1861 RG9/1240.
MERRICK Peter Wheelwright 1833: Peter Merrick, wheelwright. Born about 1833 in Yarnfield, Staffordshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 18yrs, lodging at Alsager, Cheshire, with farmer (of 35 acres) Thomas Holland & family.
MIHELL Thomas Blacksmith 1831: Thomas Mihell, wheelwright. Born about 1831, Bethnal Green, Mile End Town, London, England. Died 1882. The 1881 UK census lists Thomas as 50yrs, living at the rectory Cottage, 51 Rectory Road with wife Emma 43yrs (born Stratford, Essex). Children: Phillip 19yrs, unmarried (cigar maker); Thomas 9yrs; Elizabeth 5yrs. Domestic servant: Elizabeth Alexander 18yrs. Contact Michael by
MITCHELL Richard Wheelwright - Apprentice 1841: Richard Mitchell 16yrs, Tavistock Street,---. Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Born: DEV. Brothers: William 28yrs,John 21yrs.
MOORE Wiliam James Wheelwright,Cabinet maker,Coachmaker 1900: William James Moore, coachmaker, wheelwright, cabinet maker. William. J. left Tasmania in the early 1900's. See more of his story in link Interesting Stories on the Home Page. Contact Ann by
MORGAN William Wheelwright 1841: William Morgan 50yrs, ?Eynesford Street, Eynesford, Kent. Born: Kent. Wife: Sarah 49yrs born Kent. Children: John 25yrs, George 28yrs, Julia 18yrs, Thomas 14yrs, Henry 12yrs, Francis 10yrs, William 4yrs. Contact Karon by .
MORRIS William Wheelwright 1851: William Morris was born about 1851 in Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire,UK. He is listed in the 1871 Census as apprenticed to Joseph West (1843), Wheekwright, in Beelsby, Lincs. For further information contact John by.
MUGRIDGE Solomon Wheelwright 1803: Solomon Mugridge, wheelwright. Born about 1803, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Solomon as 42yrs, unmarried, annuitant, living with his sister Jane Kingwell 40yrs,a widow, (linen draper and grocer) at North Street, Ashburton.
MULLINS Arthur William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1848: Arthur William Mullins, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born in 1848 in Alphington near Exeter, Devon, England. Arthur emigrated from Devon to South Australia at the age of 8, began 3 year apprenticeship with William Pfuhl of Darlington at age of 16. The trade he learned was that of a wheelwright which included blacksmithing. He worked as a wheelwright at Port Wakefield, then after a gap of 2 years was the blacksmith at the Kapunda copper mine. The frequently wet conditions led to him developing severe arthritis and he left the trade and returned to Happy Valley where he and his wife grew and sold fruit and vegetables. See Blacksmiths of Australia and Wheelwrights Index. Contact Iris by
MURCH George (Jnr) Wheelwright - Journeyman 1851: George Muech (Junr). Mill Street, Chagford. Born: Chagford-DEV. Father: George.
MURCH George (Snr) Wheelwright & Blacksmith, employs 7 men. 1851: George Murch (Snr) 53yrs, Mill Street, Chagford. Devon. Born: Chagford-DEV. Widower. Children: George 26yrs(wheelwright), William 19yrs(blacksmith)James 13yrs, Fanny 23yrs, Mary 17yrs, Jane 8yrs. Servants: George MAUNDER 14yrs Wheelwright App. George BARKER 18yrs Blacksmith App.
NEWTON John Wheelwright & Blacksmith Blacksmith 1859: John Newton, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born 1859 in Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England. Married Martha Clafton in 1881 & they emigrated to Canada soon after but returned when Martha was homesick. They lived in Low Road Hanging Heaton, and later on Commonside Hanging Heaton where he ran the Smithy, his sign read "John Newton Wheelwight and Smith Hanging Heaton" For the images provided, see the LINK "Interesting Stories" on the homepage of this website. John is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire Index. They had 4 children only 2 survived- Eliza and Herbert. Eliza's daughter Ida Morton was my grandma. Herbert served in WW1 he survived that and died the day before I was born in 1955. Ida married John Shannon at Ebenezer Chapel Hanging Heaton. Hanging Heaton is a small village on the hillside above Dewsbury and Batley West Yorkshire. To share information contact John by
NORTH James Wheelwright 1860: James North , wheelwright and blacksmith. James had a smithy at Wilton NSW from 1860s to 1885. See Blacksmiths of Australia for Thomas North. Contact Maggie by
NORTH William Wheelwright 1838: William North, wheelwright. William came as bounty immigrant on the "Orontes" 1838. William worked at Stonequarry, then Braidwood and Young. His sons were wheelwrights, coachmen and timber carriers. See Blacksmiths of Australia for Thomas North. Contact Maggie by
NORTHCOTT George Wheelwright 1851: George Northcott 17yrs, No.3 Brunswick Cottages, Devonport, Devon. Born: Stoke Damerel-DEV. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Grace. See Blacksmiths of Devon for brothers John 29yrs & William 27yrs. Other siblings: Susanna 24yrs, Elizabeth 22yrs, Mary.A. 13yrs.
NORTHCOTT John (Snr) Wheelwright 1851: John Northcott (Snr) 62yrs, No.3 Brunswick Cottages, Devonport. Born: Ashwater-DEV. Wife: Grace 54yrs born Maristow-DEV. See Wheelwrights Index for son George 17yrs. See Blacksmiths of Devon Index for other sons John 29yrs & William 27yrs. Other children: Susanna 24yrs, Elizabeth 22yrs, Mary.A. 13yrs.
OLLEY William Wheelwright 1851: William Olley 17yrs, ---, Mitford, Norfolk. Born: Colkirk-Nfk.   Parents: George & Elizabeth (farm labourers). Brother: James 15yrs. Also listed are two grandchildren of George & Elizabeth, namely George West 9yrs & Mary West 8yrs. Visitor: Charles Olley 23yrs (blacksmith).
PADDON Edward Wheelwright 1825: Edward Paddon, wheelwright. Born about 1825, ?Devon, England. I’ve been told that Edward is listed in the 1841 UK census, but I can’t find him there. There is one Edward Paddon born about 1830, but he is a shipwrights apprentice, not a wheelwright. It is possible that this it is the same person.
PALMER John Wheelwright 1792: John Palmer. Hursley, Hampshire.
PATES James Wheelwright 1816: James Pates, baptized 2nd Feb 1816 at Lilley Hertfordshire, England. Wife: Sarah Bunker (born Hatfield 1814), married 11 Feb 1847. See Wheelwrights Index for Sarah’s father Ebenezer Bunker. They were living at 7 Black Lion Lilley in 1871.  James died 5 Oct 1885 Lilley. Contact David by.
PAVEY John Furber Wheelwright 1812: John Furber Pavey,master wheelwright. Born 1812 in Combe St Nicholas near Chard, Somerset, England. Died 1897. Wife Maria Bowditch (born 1810, Stockland, Devon and died 1900). The 1881 UK census lists John as a Master Wheelwright who lived & worked at Wadeford, Combe St Nicholas. Contact Marian by .
PEACOCK George (Snr) Wheelwright - employs 3 men 1851: George Peacock (Snr) 56yrs, Morley St.Botph. Forehoe. Born: Shelfanger-NFK. Wife: Amy 52yrs born Wymondham-NFK. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son George
PEARSON George Solomon Wheelwright 1870: George Solomon Pearson, blacksmith, wheelwright, carriage builder. Listed in Blacksmiths of Leicesterhsire, Cartwrights and wheelwrights Indexes. Born and baptised at Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire, the second son of Blacksmith Matthew Pearson and his wife Sarah. George Solomon was apprenticed to his father about 1870. Each year he produced an Apprentice Piece, each one more complex than the last. Four of these are owned by his great grandson. In 1879 he married Emma Mason at Frisby and by 1881 they were living in Leicester where he was a Wheelwright. In 1885 they had moved back to Frisby, where he assisted his father who died in 1891. Between 1891 when he was Forman Wheelwright to 1901 when he was a Carriage Builder, the family lived again in Leicester. George Solomon died in 1909 at Leicester and is buried in the churchyard at Frisby. His sons did not follow their father's profession, although his second son George Harry Pearson was a capable amateur metal worker, presumably using skills taught him by his father . See Blacksmiths of Leicestershire, Wheelwrights & Cartwrights & Cutlers Indexes for other family members . Contact David by
PEARSON Matthew Wheelwright 1823: Matthew Pearson was the third son of George and Elizabeth Pearson of Hoby and Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire. He was born and baptised in 1823 at Hoby and apprenticed in 1841 to Joseph Whittington, Master Wheelwright, at the ancestral village of Sileby, Leicestershire. In 1851 he married Sarah Knapp of Frisby where he ran his Wheelwright Shop and also the Bell Inn. The pub was sold in 1855 and from then, until his death in 1891 he worked as a Wheelwright, employing several men and apprentices at different times. See Blacksmiths of Leicestershire, Wheelwrights & Cartwrights & Cutlers Indexes for other family members . Contact David by
PECK Thomas Wheelwright & Blacksmith. 1851: Thomas Peck 55yrs, --- Erpingham. Born: Hunworth-NFK. Wife: Anne 53yrs born Hunworth-NFK.
PENNY Thomas Wheelwright 1820: Thomas Penny, wheelwright. Born about 1820, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 20yrs. living at East Street, Ashburton. Parents: John 50yrs(a packer) and Martha 50yrs. Sister Ann Packer 25yrsand brother William 20yrs.
PHILLIPS Isaac Wheelwright 1775: Isaac Phillips, wheelwright. No: 81, Hotwell Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
PICKERNEL John Wheelwright 1784: John Pickernel. Hambledon, Hampshire.
PILGRIM Herbert William Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1878: Herbert William Pilgrim, blacksmith. Born in 1878 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. He married Alice May Sewell in 1899 and they moved to London. They had seven children. Census record of 1901 show they lived at 118 Corlton Road, St Pancras, London. He left his family in Jan of 1911 to go to South Africa - East London Port bound for Cape Town. Passenger record shows his trade being a Wheelwright Smith. We don\'t know if the plan was for his family to join him once he'd settled or he just abandoned them? Sadly, we also don't know what happened to him. Herbert is listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk; Blacksmiths of London and Blacksmiths of South Africa + Wheelwrights Index. Contact Linda by
PITCHFORD Francis Richard Wheelwright, Coachbuilder,Blacksmith 1839: Francis Richard Pitchford, Coachbuilder, Wheelwright, Blacksmith. Born 28th October 1839 at Kingsland, Herefordshire, England. Died 3rd August 1912 at Mornington, Victoria aged 72 yrs. Married Margaret Wilkinson of Talywain, Monmouthshire, Wales; born 6th June, 1847 and died at Mornington Victoria on 21st November 1910, aged 63 yrs. F. R. Pitchford was supposed to have been involved in the building of several bridges over River Murray in South Australia but haven't been able to confirm this. Francis Richard Pitchford is listed in the Cartwrights Index, Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. His son John Wilkinson Pitchford is also listed in the Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. His brother Francis (Frank) Pitchford is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Australia Index. Contact Ruth by
PITCHFORD John Wilkinson Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1865: John Wilkinson Pitchford, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born 16th December 1865 at Kepunda, SouthAustralia and died at Mornington, Victoria on 29th October 1912; aged 46 yrs. He married on 15th October 1890 at Frankston, Victoria to Martha Grace McComb; born 17th June 1867, at Frankston,Victoria. Martha died 28 July 1959. John Wilkinson Pitchford was in the blacksmith/wheelwright business with father at Barkly Street, Mornington, Victoria (my maternal g.parents). See Cartwrights Index, Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index for his father Francis Richard Pitchford, brother Richard (Dick) Francis Pitchford and his uncle Francis(Frank) Pitchford. Contact Ruth by
PITCHFORD Richard Francis Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1879: Richard (Dick) Francis Pitchford, blacksmith,wheelwright. Born 15th February 1879 at Yongala, South Australia and died 17th June 1924 Melbourne. Married at Dandenong, Victoria to Mary Burgeon 6th September 1911; born 1879, died 1978. Richard (Dick) Francis Pitchford was also in Blacksmith/wheelwright business with father at Barkly St. See Cartwrights Index, Wheelwrights Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index for his father Francis Richard Pitchford; his brother John Wilkinson Pitchford and his uncle Francis(Frank) Pitchford. Contact Ruth by
PLASKETT Henry Wheelwright 1756: Henry Plaskett. Married: at Exbury 11 October 1756. Worked: Exbury. Probably in Lower Exbury rather than modern Exbury proper.
PLASKOTT (PLASKETT) Henry Wheelwright 1830: Henry Plaskott or Plaskett married at Exbury 18 December 1830. Worked: Exbury. Probably in Lower Exbury rather than modern Exbury proper.
PLATFORD Thomas Wheelwright 1871: Thomas Platford, a wheelwright with family at 7 Oak Cottages Hanwell Middlesex. Contact David by.
PLUMMER Arnold Wheelwright 1883: Arnold Plummer, wheelwright. Born in 1883 in Ringland, Norfolk, England. In 1901 he was living in Mattishall in Norfolk working as an apprentice wheelwright. By 1911 he was working in Long Stratton in Norfolk as a wheelwright employed by my great grandfather, Benjamin Reeve (see Blacksmiths of Norfolk). Arnold was astute enough to marry Benjamin's daughter, Rosa. Poor Arnold died of pneumonia in 1914 at the age of 31. He was my grandfather. Contact Mary by
POOR William Wheelwright 1792: William Poor. Hurstborne, Hampshire.
POPHAM John Thomas Wheelwright (retired) 1828: John Thomas Popham, retired wheelwright. Born about 1828 in Morebath, Devon, England. The 1911 census lists him as 83yrs living at 40 Kensington Road, Staple Hill, Somerset with daughter Matilda 42yrs,single (born Morebath). I have no other information.
POPHAM Thomas Wheelwright 1850: Thomas Popham,wheelwright . Worked.lived at Roadwater, Old Cleave, Somerset and was wheelwright from 1850 -1890. Popham family prominent in Somerset and West Wiltshire: fought for Parliament in Civil War; in all ranks ofsociety. My uncle knw him wella s a boy and said Thomas Popham's face was aslo the image of the Roundhead Colonel Popham, whose portrait is in the National Gallery. Contact
PORTER John Wheelwright 1792: John Porter. Basingstoke, Hampshire.
PORTER(s) Messrs. Wheelwrighs & Carpenters 1784: Messrs Porter. Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
PRIN William (3) Wheelwright & Coachbuilder 1838: William Prin(3) born 1838,Plymouth, Devon. See census 1881: living at 5 York Street, Plymouth. William 43yrs, wife Mary. A. 50yrs. Also listed in the Cartwrights Index along with his family. Contact.
RANDLE William Wheelwright 1834: William Randle, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Ringmore, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 17yrs, apprentice to master wheelwright Thomas Mann, at Yealmpton.
RAYNER Elias Wheelwrigh & Carpenter 1784: Elias Rayner. Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.
RENDLE John Wheelwright 1851: John Rendle 46yrs,--- Plymton St Mary, Devon. Born: Plymstock-DEV. Wife: Harriet 39yrs born ---Plymstock-DEV. Sons: John.H.Rendle 19yrs (Wheelwright), William.H.Rendle 17yrs(Blacksmith), Richard rendle 16yrs(Shipwright). See census 1851 for several other children listed.
RENDLE John W. Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: John.W. Rendle 19yrs,---.Plympton St Mary, Devon. Born: Plymstock-DEV. Parents: John & Harriet (Wheelwrights). Brothers: William.H.Rendle 17yrs(blacksmith), Richard Rendle 16yrs(Shipwright).
RENDLE Richard Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Richard Rendle 16yrs,---.Plympton St Mary, Devon. Born: Plymstock-DEV. Parents: John & Harriet. Brother: William.H.Rendle(Blacksmith) & John.W.Rendle(Wheelwright).
REYNOLDS John Wheelwright 1828:John Reynolds, born about 1828 in Lincoln,UK. 1901 Census shows he is a Wheelwright in Lincoln. One of his apprentices was Tom West (1882). For further information contact John by.
RICE Robert Wheelwright 1828: Robert Rice, wheelwright & carpenter. 1828, Lamerton, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 23yrs, unmarried, living with family at Carpenters Shop Cottage, Lamerton. See Wheelwrights Index for father Roger (Snr) & siblings.
RICE Roger (Jnr) Wheelwright & Carpenter 1824: Roger Rice (Jnr), wheelwright & carpenter. Born about 1824, Lamerton, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, unmarried, living with family at Carpenters Shop Cottage, Lamerton. See Wheelwrights Index for father Roger (Snr) & siblings.
RICE Roger (Snr) Wheelwright(Master) & Carpenter 1794: Roger Rice (Snr), master wheelwright & carpenter. Born about 1794, Brentnor, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 57yrs, a widower at Carpenters Shop Cottage, Lamerton. Children: Henry 28yrs, unmarried (joiner); Roger 27yrs, unmarried (wheelwright,carpenter); Robert 23yrs, unmarried (wheelwright,carpenter); Jane 21yrs, ,unmarried (housekeeper); Samuel 15yrs (scholar); Nephew William Martin 17yrs (apprentice blacksmith). also listed Robert Essary 24yr, unmarried (apprentice blacksmith). House servant Mary Vigor 13yrs.
RIMMER David Wheelwright (Master) 1831: David Rimmer, Master Wheelwright. Born 1831, Maghull Lancashire, to Barbara. Lived mainly in St Helens, Eccleston area. Died 1909. Contact Sharon by
RIMMER John Wheelwright 1811: John Rimmer, wheelwright. Born about 1811, Liverpool. Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 40yrs, with wife Margaret 39yrs; lodging at 19 Crouwn Court Liverpool with the Nowlan family.
RINGGOLD William Edward (Ned) Blacksmith 1862: William Edward "Ned" Ringgold was born 29th March 1862 on Kent Island, Queen Anne's County, md. In the 1880 census, he is listed as an apprentice wheelwright with Henry P. Jones on Kent Island. In 1893, Ned and his wife, Susanna "Annie" Arters, moved to Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland. Ned worked with Henry S. Deford at the G.E. Lambert Carriage Building on Cannon Street in Chestertown. Ned eventually owned and operated his own blacksmith/wheelwright shop on Court Street in Chestertown. A newspaper clipping from 26 February 1938 Entitled "57 years spent as a blacksmith" notes that Ned predicted he had shod 114,000 horses. He announced his retirement and said that Marion Parsons would take over his blacksmithing duties. Ned died 4th December 1938 and another newspaper clipping entitled "late W. E. Ringgold's Will devides (sic) estate" lists his two daughters as Heiresses; my grand aunt, Ethel Baum Ringgold Miller and my grandmother, Molly Rebecca Ringgold Elburn. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of America and the Wheelwrights Index. Any info appreciated. Contact Joan by.
ROBINSON Thomas Wheelwrigh & Carpenter 1792: Thomas Robinson. Broughton, Hampshire.
ROSS Charles Wheelwright 1814: Charles Ross,wheelwright. Born 1814 Yorkshire, England. Son of Richard Ross . Charles immigrated to New South Wales probably between 1830 and 1844. Charles married Catherine Clarke around 1845 at Windsor, NSW though as yet no marriage record has been found. They had ten children. By 1848 the family was living near Gundagai , New South Wales, probably at Adelong, and Charles was working as a wheelwright. Charles Ross died on 16th November 1870 at Adelong Creek, NSW and was buried on17th November 1870 in Adelong Cemetery, NSW . Contact David by
ROTHWELL Henry Wheelwright 1881: Henry Rothwell born 15 August 1881 at Knotty Ash,Liverpool,Lancashire. A Wheelwright by the time of the 1901 Census,and was living in West Derby, Liverpool at the Census date. Contact Paul by .
ROYAL George Wheelwright 1822: George Royal, wheelwright journeyman. Born about 1822, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 29yrs, unmarried, living at Hambledon. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Mary Royal and other family members.
ROYAL John Wheelwright 1774: John Royal, master wheelwright. Born about 1774 in Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 77yrs, living at Hambledon with wife Mary 55yrs. Children: William 36yrs, unmarried (see wheelwrights index); Thomas 34yrs, unmarried; George 29yrs, unmarried(see wheelwrights index). See Wheelwrights Index for John’s brother Richard Royal. John is listed on page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
ROYAL Richard Wheelwright 1809: Richard Royal, master wheelwright. Born about 1809, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 45yrs, living at Anthill, Hambledon with wife Charlotte 33yrs and daughter Caroline 8yrs. See Wheelwrights Index for Richard’s brother John Royal and other family members. Richard is listed on page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
ROYAL William Wheelwright 1815: William Royal, wheelwright. Born about 1915, Hambledon, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 36yrs, unmarried, living in Hambledon. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Mary Royal and other family members.
RUDLEDGE George Wheelwright,Prisoner,Pauper 1851: George Rudledge 60yrs. Born: Crownthorpe-Norfolk.  Pauper. Inmate at I-Workhouse, Forehoe, Wicklewood Forehoe, Norfolk. Also listed in Prisoners/Paupers Index.
RUNDLE Philip Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Philip Rundle 20yrs, Felldownlead, Tavistock , Devon. Born: Kelly-DEV. Apprentice with Mat. Hawkins (also lsited in wheelwrights index).
RUSHTON George Wheelwright 1803: George Rushton, a wheelwright & millwright. Born in Longdon, Staffordshire, England. Died: 1864. Father possibly Joseph Rushton. Married Ann Upton. Relocated to Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. Eleven known children. Contact Ruth by.
SALTER Robert John Wheelwright 1859: Robert John Salter, wheelwright. Born about 1859, Buckland St Mary, Somerset , England. The 1871 UK census Lists Robert as 12yrs, living at Curland Inn, CurlandSomerset with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents master wheelwright William and Elizabeth Salter plus brother William Salter. Contact Mike by.
SALTER William Wheelwright 1855: William Salter (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1855, Buckland St Mary, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census Lists William as 16yrs, living at Curland Inn, CurlandSomerset with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents master wheelwright William and Elizabeth Salter plus brother Robert John Salter. Contact Mike by.
SALTER William Wheelwright,Innkeeper 1819: William Salter 52yrs, master carpenter, wheelwright, employs 1 man and innkeeper. Born about 1819, born Churchstanton, Devon, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 52yrs, Living at Curland Inn, Curland, with wife Elizabeth 38yrs (born Buckland St Mary, Somerset). Sons: William (Jnr) 16yrs and Robert John 12yrs – both became wheelwrights. Contact Mike by.
SAUNDERS William Wheelwright 1826: William Saunders, wheelwright . Born about 1826, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 15yrs, as an apprentice to master wheelwright John Mann at Yealmpton Village, Devon.
SCAMAN John Wheelwright 1834: John Scaman was born about 1834 in Beelsby. He is listed in the 1851 Census as a Wheelwright in Beelsby. For further information contact John by.
SCAMAN Mary Wheelwright & Ironmonger 1807: Mary Scaman was born Mary West, daughter of Joseph and Lucy West (nee Betts)and baptised in Beelsby, Lincolnshire,UK on 15th February 1807. Still in Beelsby, she married on 14th May 1833, Joseph Scaman, also of Beelsby. In the 1851 Census she is lisetd in Beelsby as a Wheelwright's widow employing 3 men. By 1861, still in Beelsby she is listed as a Wheelwright and Ironfounder (some lady!). By 1871 she is an Annuitant, living in Fotherby, Lincs., with her daughter Sarah Bratley and her husband Joseph Bratley, Wheelwright. In 1881 she had moved to Covenham St.Bartholomew, Lincs, to live with another daughter , Lucy, married to Edmund Hewson, Wheelwright. Mary is also listed in the Iron workers Index. For further information contact John by.
SCHNEIDER Christoph Friedrich Wheelwright 1832: Christoph Friedrich Schneider, wheelwright. Born in village Ransel near Lorch, Germany on the Rhine 25 October 1832. Died Barcaldine, Queensland 13th June 1899. Researching huge family tree Christoph and Chrisitna created. Followed building of Queensland Central Railway which gave him max labour intensity for his wheelwright trade. 7th August 2013 will be 150th anniversary of their arrival Moreton Bay on sailing ship "La Rochelle" from Germany with little Jakob Frank and Michael Herbert. Nine kids altogether. Contact Peter by
SCOWN Henry Wheelwright - Apprentice 1851: Henry Scown 13yrs, 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Born: Straddon-Con.
SHEENE Alexander Wheelwright 1655: Alexander Sheene born 30 July 1655 Buckingham, England. Wife: Ann Lucas, married 10 Apr 1681 Buckingham. He was Churchwarden in Buckingham in 1703 and a wheelwright. Died: 30 May 1720. Contact David by.
SHEENE Thomas Wheelwright 1685: Thomas Sheene born 1685 Buckingham, the son of Alexander & Ann Sheene. Thomas married Mary Meads in 1711 at St Michael & All Angels Thornton Bucks,she was the daughter of William & Alice Meads a farmer of Buckingham. Thomas died 1762 at Thornton Bucks. Contact Tim by.
SIMES William Wheelwright 1861: William Simes 27yrs, Wind Mill Road, Stoke St Gregory-SOM, born Stoke St Gregory-SOM: Wife: Sarah, 24yrs, born Stoke St Gregory-SOM. Contact Mike by
SKINNER John Wheelwright 1816: John Skinner, wheelwright journeyman. Born about 1816, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 25yrs, at North Street, Ashburton with wife Sarah 25yrs Sarah Louisa 3yrs and Mary Jane 1yr infant.
SLOGGETT Richard Wheelwright 1841: Richard Sloggett 25yrs, Garden Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Born: DEV. Parents: Richard & Phillis.
SMITH James Wheelwright 1841: James Smith (Snr), blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1841, Canterbury, Kent, England. The 1901 UK census lists James as 60yrs, living in 12 Victoria Row, St.Gregory, Canterbury; with wife Annie 61yrs (born Harbledown, Kemt) and son James 16yrs. 1903 Directory = Wheelwright. Descendant of blacksmith John Dinner Smith (born 1813). Listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Blacksmiths of Devon Index. Contact Lynne by.
SMITH John Dinner Wheelwright 1813: John Dinner Smith, blacksmith (1858), wheelwright (1855), spring & axle grinder (1858), carpenter (1861). Born about 1813, North Molton, Devon, England. Christened 04 July 1813, North Molton (see familysearch). In 1841 he is at North Lane, Canterbury. Married to Mary surname unknown in 1834. In 1951 John was 38yrs, living in village at North Molton, Mary 38yrs (born Bishops Nympton). Children: Eliza 9yrs; Joseph 7yrs; George 4yrs; Sarah 8mhs infant. In 1861 John. D. Smith is 47yrs, still in North Molton; Mary 49yrs. Children: Joseph 17yrs (carpenter); Sarah 10yrs; William 7yrs; Elizabeth 5yrs. John died in aged 61yrs, at South Molton in 1873 (see FIndMyPast (AprMayJune quarter Vol. 5b,page 317). John is listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Blacksmiths of Devon Index. Note: both the Piggot’s and White's Devonshire Directories of 1850 for North Molton didn't list his middle name. This man is being researched by two different people. Contact Lynne by. Contact Carol by.
SMITH Thomas Wheelwright & Carpenter 1801: Thomas Smith, wheelwright. Born about 1801 in Westonzoyland, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 70yrs, at Westonzoyland with wife Ruth 66yrs (born Stockland, Somerst). Contact Mike
SMITH William Clark Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1824: William Clark Smith, wheelwright,blacksmith. Born 17 Nov 1824 in Sufflolk County, New York, a.k.a. Long Island, USA. He married about 1849 Hannah who I think was from England. He is listed in the 1850 Census living in Brooklyn Ward 7, Kings County New York, his occupation is Wheelwright with his first born son Silas, who is listed as 4 months old. In 1860 US Census he is living in Blooming Grove, Orange County, NY with his 2nd wife, Mary Jane Rose, occupation listed is wheelwright. 1870 US Census, still living in Blooming Grove, Occupation Carriage Maker, 1880 US Census, still living Blooming Grove, Occupation, Wagon Maker, 1900 US Census, Occupation, Wheelwright, 1910 US Census, Blooming Grove, Occupation Wagon Maker. William dies in 1912 at the age of 88, his obituary in the Warwick Advertiser of Dec 5, 1912, also states that he lived 53 yeas in Craigville, and has been a carriage maker. Contact Marie by.
SPENCER Edward Wheelwright 1836: Edward Spencer, wheelwright. Born about 1836, Ratby, Leicestershire, England. The 1861 UK census lists Edward as 25yrs, at New Lane, Kibworth Beauchamp; with wife Mary 30yrs (born Twyford LEIC).
SPICER Christopher Wheelwright 1813: Christopher Spicer , wheelwright. Born about 1813, Fontmell, Dorset. The 1851 UK census lists Christopher as 38yrs, living at Fontmell Magna with wife Leah 38yrs (born Fontmell). Children: Christopher 14yrs; Absalom 10yrs; Walter 7yrs; Lot 3yrs; Charlotte 5yrs; William 1yr and Alfred John 2months infant.
SPOONER William Wheelwright 1851: William Spooner 48yrs, Tofts Road, Docking Union, Norfolk. Born: Gt Bircham-Nfk. Brother-in-law of John Groom 56yrs (See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index).
STAINGER Peter Wheelwright 1881: Peter Stainger. Marriage in Selwyn district NZ 1881, of Peter, aged 38, born in Scotland, to Jane HALLIBURTON. Contact me for full details by.
STANDISH Samuel Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1828: Samuel Standish, Listed in Blacksmith of Derbyshire & Wheelwrights Index. Entry in the Pigot and Co's National Commercial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Dronfield, Derbyshire.
STARE (STAIRE) Thomas Wheelwright 1625: Thomas Stare (sometimes written Staire), Wheelwright, of Silchester died 1625. His DOB and marriage date are unknown but he married Elizabeth Smith and, as indicated in his Will, had two sons, Thomas and John, and a daughter, Christian. Other Relatives noted in his Will include brother, George Staire, nephew Edmund and neice (daughter of George) Mary. He appears to have been a relatively affluent gentleman for his times. Contact Graeme by.
START (HARK) Robinson Wheelwright 1839: Robinson Start or Hark was born about 1839 in Swallow,Lincolnshire,UK. 1861 Census shows him as a wheelwright in Beelsby, Lincs., in the household of Mary Scaman. See also entry for HARK. For further information contact John by.
STEELES William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1813: William Steeles, blacksmith,wheelwright. Born about 1813, Marham, Norfolk, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 57yrs, living in Village Street, Marham with wife Alice 53yrs. Children: William 24yrs, unmarried (Wheelwright); Henry 21yrs, unmarried (wheelwright); Edward 20yrs, unmarried (wheelwright); Jane 15yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths Norfolk and Wheelwrights Index. Contact Debbie by
STILWILL George Wheelwright 1841: George Stilwill 65yrs, Batton Street, ---.Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Born: DEV. With him is Henry Stilwill 15yrs, tallow chandler journeyman, born DEV.
STRATTON Richard Wheelwright 1775: Richard Stratton, wheelwright, successor to J. Clark. No: 12, Callowhill Street, Leek Lane, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.
STRUTT William Wheelwright - retired 1851: William Strutt 38yrs, Tideford, Cornworthy,Totne, Devon. Born: Cornworthy-DEV. Lodges with FERRIS family (blacksmiths).
SYDENHAM John Wheelwright 1841: John Sydenham 40yrs, No 12 Victoria Street, ---. Born: DEV. Wife: Betty 40yrs.
TALL Frederick Wheelwright 1851: Frederick Tall 43yrs, Ring of Bells Inn, Plympton St Mary, Devon . Wife: Mary Ann. See Blacksmiths Index for sons George & Isaac. Several other children listed - see census 1851.
TANCOCK Henry Wheelwright 1851: Henry Tancock 26yrs, Sandy Park, Sandy Park, Drewsteignton Okehampton,Devon. Born: Winkleigh-DEV. Servant with John & Ann WILLIAMS (Carpenter).
TATTLER George (Jnr) Wheelwright 1852: George Tattler (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1852 at Buerton, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 19yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton with parents George (wheelwright)and Hannah plus siblings Thomas 10yrs & William 8yrs. Also listed is grandmother Sarah Tattler widow.
TATTLER George (Snr) Wheelwright 1818: George Tattler (Snr), wheelwright. Born about 1818 in Buertin, Cheshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 53yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton with wife Hannah 48yrs. Children: George 19yrs (wheelwright); Thomas 10yrs; William 8yrs. Mother Sarah Tattler (age unclear), widow, annuitant.
TAYLOR George Wheelwright 1871: George Taylor, Wheelwright of Golden Green, Hadlow, Kent, . Bankrupt. From Western Mail, Wednesday, August 23, 1871; Issue 724.
TAYLOR John Wheelwright 1787: John Taylor, Wheelwright. Born about 1787 at Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England. John was recorded in the 1851 census as a wheelwright in Derby. Contract Ian by
THARLING Bruce Wheelwright 1851: Bruce Tharling 18yrs, at 8 Hackford Road, Mitford Born: Hardingham-Nfk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for parents William 47yrs & E. Tharling 53yrs, brother W.Tharling 15yrs & Sister: E. Tharling 24yrs.
THOMPSON Burch Wheelwright 1792: Burch Thompson. Portsmouth, Hampshire.
THOMSPON Samuel (Jnr) Wheelwright - journeyman 1815: Samuel Thompson, born 1815 Dover, Kent. Son of Samuel(Snr).
THORNE Thomas Wheelwright 1851: Thomas Thorne 20yrs,Hackney---, Kingsteignton-Devon. Born: Hadling Kingsteignton-DEV. Widowed mother Sarah. See Blacksmith Index for brother Charles.
TILLER Richard Wheelwright 1792: Richard Tiller. Fordingbridge, Hampshire.
TOTTERDELL James (Jnr) Wheelwright 1840: James Totterdell (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1840, Creech St Michael,Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists James as 31yrs, Living at Creech St Michael, with wife Mary A, 35yrs (born Durston-SOM). Contact Mike by
TOWN John Wheelwright,Blacksmith, Farrier John Town, son of Thomas (see Blacksmiths of Kent Index).Contact Bryn at.
TOWN Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith, Farrier Thomas Town son of Jesse (see Blacksmiths of Kent Index). Contact Bryn at.
TRAXTON Edward Wheelwright 1851: Edward Traxton 17yrs, ---, Blofield. Born: Moulton-NFK. Parents Robert & Maria (see Blacksmiths Index).
TRAXTON Edward Wheelwright 1851: Edward Traxton 38yrs, ---, Blofield, Norfolk. Born: Buckenham-Nfk. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk for parents Robert & Maria. Siblings: John 14yrs, Mary Ann 13yrs, Ellen 9yrs, Emily 6yrs, Pamela 1yr.
TREADWELL Joseph Wheelwright & Blacksmith Born: Joseph Treadwell 27 Sep 1843, Tubney, Berkshire. Emigrated to New Zealand 1875. Worked: Port Albert, North Auckland. Died: 11 Feb 1938 Wellsford. See Blacksmiths of Berkshire Index.
TRICKETT Joseph Wheelwright 1844: Joseph Trickett, wheelwright. Born about 1844, Mottistone, Hampshire , England. The 1881 UK census lists Joseph as 37yrs, at Hulverstone, Hampshire with his wife Patience 37yrs and son Richard 3yrs. They are living with Joseph’s father wheelwright Richard Trickett (born 1815). Also listed is lodger William Leigh, 88yrs(wheelwright).
TRICKETT Richard Wheelwright 1815: Richard Trickett, master wheelwright, cartwright, Hulverstone, Isle of Wight, England. The 1881 UK census lists Richard as 66yrs, a widower, at Hulverstone with his family. See Wheelwrights index for son Joseph. See page 66 the 1855 Post Office Directory of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
TYLER John Wheelwright 1851: John Tyler born 1851 in Gloucestershire. Father: William born 1813(Wheelwright). Brothers: William (Jnr) born 1845(wheelwright) and Richard Henry born 1853 (blacksmith). Sister: Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a Blacksmith) For further information Contact Debra by .
TYLER William (Jnr) Wheelwright 1845: William Tyler (Jnr) born 1845 in Gloucestershire. Father: William born 1813(Wheelwright). Brothers: John born 1851(wheelwright) and Richard Henry born 1853 (blacksmith).Sister: Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a Blacksmith) For further information Contact Debra by .
TYLER William (Snr) Wheelwright - Master,employs 2 men 1813: William Tyler (Snr) born 1813 in Gloucestershire. Died: 1916 in Gloucestershire. The1851 census shows him Living at Berry Hill Road Coleford Newland with family. Over the years his occupation was Wheelwright & Carpenter. Daughter: Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a Blacksmith) Sons: William born 1845 (wheelwright), John born 1851 (wheelwright), Richard Henry born 1853 (see Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire & Australia). Richard Henry sailed to Fremantle with his wife Agnes and four children (see Blacksmiths of Australia Index for his information). For further information on this family Contact Debra by .
TYLER/TYLOR James Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1830: James Tyler Tylor, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born about 1830 as James George Taylor at Country Harbour Nova Scotia. In 1861 he married (1) Julia Long (she was the governess at Gingin, Western Australia). Under the name of Tyler he worked as a blacksmith. At some point Julia ran off with someone else, we don’t know what happened to her? James later married (2) Annie Louise Toovey in 1882 at Albany WA; they used the name Tylor and still do to this day (even though the correct spelling is Taylor). In 1880 (approx) James worked as a wheelwright in both Albany & Tenderden WA. Betwween 1883 & 1892 James & Annie owned a Smithy shop at Eticup (note: Eticup no longer exists; was near to Broomhill WA). After 1892 they moved to Katanning WA where James died in 1911. Annie, the district Midwife, died 1937, Katanning. Notes from a teachers report of Julia Long, shows James was a convict and he is believed to have been in WA since 1842. James is listed in both Blacksmiths of Australia & the Wheelwrights Index. Contact Irene by
UNKNOWN W.R. Wheelwright ? (unclear) 1851: W.R.Unknown 28yrs 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock. Born: Boston-LIN.
VINSON Reginald Stewart Wheelwright, Blacksmith, Ironworker & Farrier 1920: Reginald Stewart Vinson. In the 1920's he was a blacksmith/wheelwright/iron worker, he served his apprenticeship with Metters of Tavistock. His daughter Valerie say "my knowledge is a bit vague im afraid but it must have been about the late 1920s. At the time Reginald lived at Devon Great Consols Lamerton. We however shifted to quite a few moorland villages as the work dried up. When the horse was supplanted by the tractor he went to work at Devonport dockyard and was sent to Gibraltar just after WW2. He also served so I believe as a farrier in the N/Devon Hussars" Reginald is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon, Ironworkers, Farriers & Military Indexes. To share information contact Reg's daughter Valerie by
VOIGHT Johannes Carl Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1880: Johannes Carl Voigt, blacksmith & wheelwright. He went by the name of John Charles Voight as it sounded less German. Born in 1880 in Queensland, Australia. Died in 1964 in New Zealand. He came to New Zealand with his family after his mother died in1885? When first in NZ he worked for Turnbulls as a wheelwright at Waikiwi and Invercargill. In 1901 John went of to the Boer War along with another man named Watts (who later, in 1905, married John’s sister Ruth Voight). In 1907 John had a blacksmith business in Waipahi which he kept until 1913; then the family moved to Pleasant Point, near Timaru. His main business here was on the main street near the town hall. The only other Smithy in the area was in Totara Valley and this was managed by a Mr. Anderws. In 1919 John bought a farm of 400 acres not far from Albury. He sold the farm in the 1950s and retired to Geraldine. He was one of those men who was already ready to help others out; he was also a great Church man. In WW1 he was the local recruiting officer. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Australia & New Zealand Index. Contact grandson Graeme by
WADEY Frank (Snr) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 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
WALLER William Wheelwright, Blacksmith, Ironsmith, Pavement Layer. 1841 Census: William Waller, blacksmith, wheelwright, iron worker, pavement layer. See census for 1841 & 1851, Boongate, Petersborough. Worked: 1850's Railway expansion, Peterborough. Married Alice Johnson (UK Free BMDs March quarter of 1852 Vol.3b Pge.283). In 1881 they were at St. Bishopswearmouth, Sunderland. William died December 1891 of bronchitis, at Back Rutland St. Bishopswearmouth. Married: Alice (Surname unknown). Parents: William Waller and Sarah (nee DesBrorough). William is listed in Interesting Stories link on the home page; in Blacksmiths of Devon; Iron Workers and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Linda by
WARBURTON Samuel Wheelwright 1796: Samuel Warburton, wheelwright. Born about 1796 in Barthomley, Cheshire,England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 55yrs, living at 75 Brookhouse, lsager, Cheshire; with wife Margaret 49yrs (born Alsager). Children: William 19yrs (wheelwright); Eliza 17yrs; Thomas 15yrs (blacksmith); Emila 13yrs; Julia 11yrs & grandson John Warburton 6yrs.
WARBURTON WIlliam Wheelwright 1832: William Warburton, wheelwright. Born about 1832 in Alsager, Cheshire,England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 19yrs, living at 75 Brookhouse, lsager, with parents. See the Wheelwrights Index for parents Samuel & Margaret plus siblings. See Blacksmiths of Cheshire for his brother Thomas (born 1836).
WARE John Wheelwright & Carpenter 1819: John Ware, wheelwright. Born about 1819 in Moorlinch, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lsits him as 52yrs,at Lyng, Somerset with wife Elizabeth 43yrd (born Bridgwater, Somerset). Daughter Sarah 22yrs unmarried. Sons: Mark 10yrs & William 7yrs. Contact Mike
WARREN John Wheelwright 1824: John Warren, wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1824, Kenn Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 27yrs, lodging with master blacksmith William Cleave & family at Fore St. Chudleigh, Newton Abbot .
WATSON Arthur Wheelwright 1830: Arthur Watson, wheelwright. Born about 1830, Tottington, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Arthur as 21yrs, at Thetford Road, Wayland with parents: Simon & Sarah Watson (shop keepers). Siblings Harriet Watson 26yrs and Edward Watson 23yrs (see Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index).
WATSON Charles Wheelwright 1834: Charles Watson, wheelwright. Born in 1834 at Mickleover, Derbyshire, England. Charles was recorded in the 1851 census as apprentice to John Taylor of Derby. He later worked for the Midland Railway Company and as the railways expanded, moved to Manchester. Contract Ian by
WEBB John Wheelwright 1841: John Webb 40yrs born Shere, Surrey,UK. Wife: Mary 35yrs born Surrey. Children: John 11yrs, Ann 9yrs, Edmond 7yrs, William 4yrs, Thomas 11months infant. See census 1841.
WEBBER Benjamin Wheelwright & Blacksmith 1885: Benjamin Webber, blacksmith & wheelwright. Born in 1885 Uffculme, Devon, England. Benjamin worked as a blacksmith for his father who was also a blacksmith from a very young age. He served in the 1st world war as a blacksmith in the RFA. At the end of the war with his brother also a blacksmith, they set up a forge on windmill road in Croydon. Ben lived the remainder of his life working at the forge until he passed away in 1966. Ben is listed in Blacksmiths of Surrey, Wheelwrights & Military Indexes. Contact John by
WELLER Joseph Wheelwright 1806: Joseph Wheller, wheelwright. Born about 1806 in Chedzoy, Somerset. The 1871 UK census lists him as 65yrs, at Middlezoy with wife Charlotte 63yrs (born Middlezoy). Contact Mike
WELLS Henry Wheelwright 1600: Henry Wells, wheelwright in Selborne, Hampshire, England,during the late 1600s to 1722. Occupation confirmed by his Will. His father was Peter Wells my 9 x great grandfather also in Selborne 1641 to 1693 and also believed to be a Wheelwright. Contact Ray by
WEST Charles.R. Wheelwright & Joiner 1878: Charles R.West was born about 1878 in Beelsby. Parents:Joseph and Maria West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Wheelwright and Joiner in Beelsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST George Wheelwright 1872: George West was born in Beelsby in about 1872. Parents:Joseph (born in Ashby cum Fenby about 1842)and Maria West. He is listed in the 1891 Census as a Wheelwright's Apprentice in Beelsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST George.A. Wheelwright & Joiner 1885: George A.West was born in Cuxwold in 1885. Parents:George Parker West and Frances West (nee Maidens). He is listed in the 1901 Cenusus as an Apprentice Wheelwright and Joiner in Beelsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST Joseph Wheelwright 1841: Joseph West was born in Ashby cum Fenby 22nd February 1842. Parents: Joseph West and Ann West (nee Parker). He is listed as an Apprentice Wheelwright in Beelsby in the 1861 Census. In 1871, still in Beelsby, he is a Wheelwright and Joiner as he was until 1901. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST Samuel Wheelwright - Apprentice 1834: Samuel West, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Sherford, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 17yrs, at Sherford Village, Kingsbridge . See Blacksmiths of Devon for his parents Samuel & Eliz West and brother William 23yrs. Other siblings George 20yrs; Edwin 14yrs; Robert 11yrs. Grandchildren of Samuel and Elizabeth listed as Susan Hatherly 4yrs; Samuel.W. Hatherly 2yrs. General servant Mary.A. Chissell 16yrs.
WEST Thomas Wheelwright 1803: Thomas West was born in Beelsby on 16th October 1803. Paretns:Joseph West and Lucy West (nee Betts). He is listed as a Wheelwright in Beelsby in the Censuses of 1841 and 1851. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by
WEST Tom Wheelwright 1873: Tom West was born in Beelsby in about 1873. Parents:Joseph (born in Ashby cum Fenby about 1842)and Maria West. He is listed in the 1891 Census as a Wheelwright's Apprentice in Beelsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by.
WEST Tom Wheelwright - Apprentice 1882: Tom West was born about 1882 in Goxhill. Parents:Thomas and Hannah West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Wheelwright's Apprentice in Billinghay St.Michael. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. For further information contact John by
WEST Walter William Wheelwright 1861: Walter Williams West, coachbuilder, blacksmith, wheelwright,. Born 12 April 1861, Mortlake, Victoria. Second child of David Venson West and Mary West (Blewett). Married: Susan Agnes Barrett, 28 April 1886, Ararat, Victoria and they had 5 children. See Blacksmiths of Australia Index for family members and also the Interesting Stories Link on the Home Page . Contact Trish by
WESTBROOK Joseph Wheelwright 1841: Joseph Westbrook 45yrs,Medsted,Hampshire. Born: Hampshire. Wife: Jane 50yrs born Hampshire. ?Daughter Flora 16yrs. Father: William 75yrs.
WHEELER Richard Wheelwright 1792: Richard Wheeler. Kingsclere, Hampshire.
WHELLER Joseph Wheelwright 1871: Joseph Wheller 65yrs, Middlezoy. Born Chedzoy-Som. Wife: Charlotte 63yrs born Middlezoy-SOM. Contact Mike by
WHIDDON William Wheelwright, Coach Builder 1820: William Whiddon, wheelwright & coach builder. Born about 1820, Ashburton, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 20yrs, living at Browse’s Buildings, Ashburton, Devon; with wife Ann 20yrs and son William 7 months infant. In 1851 William is 30yrs, a journeyman coach builder living at Brownes Buldings ,Ashburton; Ann 33yrs. Children: John. W. 3yrs and George. H. 8mths infant.
WHITE Thomas Wheelwright 1792: Thomas White. Twyford & Shawford, Hampshire.
WHITEHAN John Wheelwright 1861: John Whiteman 24yrs, at Messienne House, St. Martin, Guernsey; Born St. Peter Port; Wife: Elizabeth 23yrs, born England.
WHITEMAN Ambrose Wheelwright & Prisoner 1809: Ambrose Whiteman, wheelwright. Born about 1809, Feltwell,Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Ambrose as 42yrs, a prisoner at I-"Norwich Castle" Castle Hill, Norwich , Norfolk. Also listed in the Prisoners Index.
WHITEROD Edward Wheelwright 1851: Edward Whiterod 40yrs, Norwich Road, Mitford, Norfolk. Born: Mattishall-NFK. Wife: Maria Sophia 29yrs born East Tuddenham-NFK. Daughters: Maria Baker Whiterod 13yrs, Elizabeth Whiterod 9yrs, Edward Whiterod 5yrs, Frances Whiterod 2yrs. Brother: William Whiterod 34yrs. SonL: Henry Sheldrake 7yrs (?step son). See also Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index.
WHITTINGHAM Matthew Wheelwright & Farmer 1776: Matthew Whittingham was born about 1776. Recorded as a Wheelwright in Sheriffhales from 1816 to 1822. Latterly a farmer. Married Jane HOLT in 1815. Eight children, two of whom - George and John emigrated to Australia 1852/1854). Died in Sheriffhales in 1860. Contact Rosalind by .
WILLIAMS John Wheelwright 1867: John Williams, wheelwright. Born about 1867 Knigton, Worcestershire, England. Inn 1881 John is an apprentice wheelwright , aged 14yrs, living at Knightons Common, with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his father, master wheelwright Richard William and mother Ann plus siblings.
WILLIAMS Richard Wheelwright 1830: Richard Williams, master wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1830, Broomfield Haytons Brent, Shropshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 21yrs, unmarried, a waggoner , living in Tedsmore with farmer Edward Furnston and family. 1861: Richard is 31yrs, a carpenter, living in Knighton-on-Teme, Worcestershire. Wife Ann 30yrs. Children: Elizabeth 9yrs; Emma 7yrs; Richard Henry 1yr infant. In 1871 Richard is 41yrs, a carpenter, still in Knighton-on-Teme, Ann 40yrs. Children: Henry 10yrs; Mary Ann 8yrs; James 6yrs; John 4yrs; William 2yrs. 1881: Richard was listed as 51yrs, at Knightons Common, Ann 50yrs (Born Boraston, Shropshire). Children: R. Henry 21yrs (ag.labourer); John 14yrs (?wheelwright apprentice); William 12yrs (Scholar); S. Ann 10yrs; Stephen 5yrs.
WILLING Giles Wheelwright - employs 2 men 1851: Giles Willing 54yrs, Keatom, Ugborough, Totnes, Devon. Born: Plymstock-DEV. Wife: Mary R. 49yrs born Ermington-DEV. See Blacksmiths Index for son Richard 27yrs. See this index for wheelwright son, John 25yrs.
WILLING John W. Wheelwright - employs 1 man 1851: John.W.Willing 25yrs, Keaton,Totnes (parents Giles & Mary). Born: Ugborough-DEV. See Blacksmiths Index for his brother Richard.
WINMILL Stephen Wheelwright 1784: Stephen Winmill, wheelwright. Born 1784, in Hemel Hempstead, London, England. Stephen was indentured to Samuel Howe (father-in-law). 1770 - 1827. Married to Ann Howe ,1794. Clerk of St Swithin London Stone for 27 years. Contact Elizabeth by
WINTON James Wheelwright ,Carpenter 1793: James Winton, carpenter and wheelwright. Born in Kent, some time between 1793 and 1801, in the neighbourhood of Tonbridge or Tunbridge Wells. Three charges were brought against James at the Lent Assizes at Maidstone in Kent on 17 March 1817. The jury decided that James was guilty and he was sentenced to be "hanged by the neck until he is dead". He was reprieved and sentenced to transportation for fourteen years. Arriving in NSW as a convict aboard the ship "Larkins" James went on to live a useful and productive life in Wilberforce NSW as a carpenter and wheelwright. See him listed in both the Wheelwrights Index and the Fingersmiths Index. An interesting and informative account of his life has been compiled by his great great granddaughter. Contact Pamela by. and Christine by.
WITT James Wheelwright 1841: Jamees Witt 20yrs. Born: Fovant, Wiltshire. With: John & Charlotte (Wheelwrights).
WITT John Wheelwright 1841: John Witt 55yrs. Born: Fovant, Wiltshire. Wife: Charlotte 50yrs. See Blacksmiths of Wiltshire for other WITTs.
WOOLEY Arthur Wheelwright 1848: Arthur Wooley. Frome Road, Bradford,West Yorkshire. (see 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon).
WRIGHT Jesse Wheelwright 1851: Jesse Wright 16yrs, New Inn, Wellington, Devon. Born: Holcombe Rogus-DEV. Parents: Samuel & Sarah(Wheelwrights). See Blacksmith Index for brother Samuel.
WRIGHT Samuel (Snr) Wheelwright & Innkeeper 1851: Samuel Wright (Snr) 57yrs, New Inn,Wellington, Devon. Born: Hockworthy-DEV. Wife: Sarah 56yrs born Ashbrittle-SOM. See Blacksmiths Index for son Samuel 28yrs. See Wheelwrights Index for sons Jesse 16yrs & Walter 14yrs.
WRIGHT Walter Wheelwright 1851: Walter Wright 14yrs, New Inn, Wellingto, Devon. Born: Holcombe Rogus-DEV. Parents: Samuel & Sarah(Wheelwrights). See Blacksmith Index for brother Samuel.
YOUNG James Wheelwright 1787: James Young Wheelwright in the Calton of Glasgow and Janet Thomson his Spouse had a daughter Born upon the 26th day of November and Baptized by Mr Pirrie Named Janet Young. See Shotts Parish Register 1707-1855 Note 42, Lanark. I have no other information.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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