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ADAMS William Wheelwright 1833: William Adams, wheelwright. William was a wheelwright in 1833 in Witheridge, Devon, England. No other information given. Contact Rob by.
ADDIS William John (Jack) Wheelwright 1856: William John “Jack” Addis, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1856 in New Zealand. William lived & worked in the Bay of Plenty area of New Zealand. A biography is available at Wikitree: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Addis-124 Contact Annettea by
ALFORD John Wheelwright 1820: John Alford, coach wheeler, wheelwright. Born about 1820-21, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 20yrs living at No:2 Higher Street, Plymouth Parish St Charles the Martyr; with wife Mary 27yrs (born Devon) and son William 9months infant. 1851: John is 35yrs (born 1816???), living at St Benet Pauls Wharf, Middlesex. Mary 36yrs; Harriett 11yrs (not on 1841 census); William 10yrs; Louis 8yrs.
ALIBONE William Wheelwright 1774: William Alibone, wheelwright. Born in 1774 in Pillerton Hersey, South Warwickshire, England and died 1852. Parents Anthony Alibone and Mary Turner. William married three times but no children. A Long, explicit Will can be found at WCRO. Notable gravestone mentioning his trade and work. Contact Ruth by.
ALLAND James Wheelwright 1810: James Alland, wheelwright. Born about 1810 - 1811, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists James as 30yrs, lodging in Northfleet, Kent. No other details found.
ALLEN Thomas Wheelwright 1823: Thomas Allen, wheelwright. Born about 1823, Devon, wife Mary
ANDREWS Edward Wheelwright 1796: Edward Andrews, coach builder, wheelwright. Born about 1796, Hampshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Edward as 45yrs, living in Winchester, Hampshire with wife Ann 40yrs (born Hampshire). Children: Edward 12yrs; Alfred 11yrs; John 9yrs; Elizabeth 8yrs; Charlotte 3yrs; Hary 1yr infant. Andersons.
ANDREWS Edward Wheelwright 1786: Edward Andrews, coach builder, wheelwright. Born about 1786, Hampshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Edward as 55yrs, living in High Street Alton with wife Caroline 40yrs. Children: Edward 15yrs ( ?builder); William. B. 15yrs (wheelwright); Thomas 5yrs; John 4yrs; Caroline 10yrs). Also listed is Elizabeth Andrews 45yrs (needlewoman). In 1851 Edward is listed as 66yrs, Caroline 56yrs. Children: living at Elm Close Cottages Thomas 17yrs (coach painter) and John 14yrs (errand boy).
ANDREWS Elijah Wheelwright 1838: Elijah Andrews, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1838, Columbourne, Wiltshire, England. . The 1841 UK census lists Elijah as 2yrs, living in Kinwardstone, Wiltshire, with his family. 1861: Elijah is 24yrs, wheelwright, living at with wife Amelia 25yrs (born Hampshire). Children: Zebulon John 2yrs and William 1yr infant. Lodger John.C. stridge 23yrs (blacksmith). See Wheelwrights Index for his parents Zebulon and Elizabeth Andrews plus siblings. Contact Tom by.
ANDREWS William Wheelwright 1826: William. B. Andrews, coach builder, wheelwright. Born about 1826 at Alton, Hampshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 15yrs, living in High Street Alton. Father: coach maker, wheelwright Edward Andrews (born 1786) and mother Caroline Andrews 40yrs ; Edward 15yrs ( ?builder); Thomas 5yrs; John 4yrs; Caroline 10yrs). Also listed is Elizabeth Andrews 45yrs (needlewoman).
ANDREWS Zebulon (Jnr) Wheelwright 1832: Zebulon Andrews (Jnr), wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1832 in Columbourne, Wiltshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Zebulon as 9yrs, living in Kinwardstone, Wiltshire, with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents Zebulon and Elizabeth Andrews plus siblings. Contact Tom by.
ANDREWS Zebulon (Snr) Wheelwright 1800: Zebulon Andrews (Snr), wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1800 - 1801 in Collingbourne Kingston, Wiltshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Zebulon as 37yrs, living in Kinwardstone, Wiltshire, with wife Elizabeth 34yrs (born Wiltshire). Children: John 14yrs; Eberlane? 13yrs; Zebulon 9yrs; Ruben 7yrs; Edward 5yrs; Elijah 2yrs; Eli 6 months infant. Two sons Elijah and Zebulon also worked as wheelwrights and Carpenters. Contact Tom by .
ANTROBUS Ernest Wheelwright 1909: Ernest Antrobus, wheelwright, 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 (APPS) William Wheelwright 1784: William Apse (Apps) , wheelwright at Bishops Waltham, Hampshire.
ARMISON Richard. P. (Jnr) Wheelwright 1833: Richard. P. Arminson (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1833, Rollesby ,Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 18yrs living at Ormesby Road, Village of Rollesby. See Wheelwrights Index for his father Richard. S. Armison 44yrs. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for brother Edward Armison.
ARMISON Richard. S. (Snr) Wheelwright 1807: Richard. S. Arminson (Snr), master wheelwright, employs 1 man. Born about 1807, ?where. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 44yrs, living at Ormesby Road, Village of Rollesby. Widower. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index for son Edward.
ARNOLD Edward Wheelwright 1844: Edward Arnold, wheelwright, carpenter. Edward married Sarah Anne nee Holmes (see Freebmd.org.au) June quarter 1838 Dover, Kent. Son James Baptised 6th October at St Peter and Paul Charlton Dover. Information sent by annonymous Kent List member. Can find a carpenter on census but not a wheelwright.
ARTHUR John Wheelwright 1784: John Arthur,wheelwright at Andover, Hampshire. See Whitesmiths Index for E. Arthur.
BAILEY (BALIY) John Wheelwright 1819: John Bailey (or Baily),wheelwright, labourer. Born about 1819 in High Ham, Somerset England. John married Anna Denmead (b. 1822 Glastonbury) in 1841 with his occupation listed as Wheelwright & Labourer and they lived in Glastonbury, Somerset (1841 census). John Bailey and family were at 15 High Street, Butleigh in 1851. John Bailey died at sea in 1854 while emigrating to Australia with his family. Contact Marg by
BAKER WIlliam Wheelwright 1850: William Baker, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1850-51, Exford, Somerset, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 1yr infant living with his parents in Exford. Father William Baker 44yrs, born Cutcombe, Somerset (farmer 50 acres), mother Joan 33yrs (born Winsford,Somerset). Siblings: Mary 10yrs; John 8yrs; Ann 5yrs; Elizabeth 3yrs. Also listed is his cousins Joseph Steer 12yrs and John Steer 1yr. Plus Richard Lewes, 19yrs, ag. labourer. In 1861 to 1871 William is still with his family. Difficult to find after that as so many William bakers are on the census.
BALDEROW (BOLDERROW) Barnard Wheelwright, Carpenter 1839: Barnard or Bernard Balderow (Baldew,/ Bolderow, changes with each census) , wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1839, Longham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Barnard as 12yrs living in Longham with his parents John Baldew (farmer) and (1)Sophia plus siblings Elizabeth 9yrs and William 7yrs. Barnard was a Carpenter, and in 1865, when he married Ellen in Cheshire, he was a Wheelwright. By 1871 he was residing 1 Ostrich Rd., Castle Acre.,(2) Ellen 33yrs (born Cheshire). Children: Anne Sophia 14yrs; John 12yrs Barbara 10yrs; Benjamin 7yrs; Mary 5yrs; Albert 4yrs. 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.
BARNES Thomas James Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1830: Thomas James Barnes, blacksmith, wheelwright. Baptised 30 April 1820 at Warminster, Wiltshire, England. Son of Giles and Mary Ann nee Smith. Thomas married Harriet Owen (nee Terry) 1842 in Middlesex.. Thomas, Harriet and his stepdaughter Catherine arrived Australia on 17 Jan 1849 aboard the "Thomas Arbuthnott", his occupation being Blacksmith & Wheelwright. Thomas & Harriet eventually settled in Wombat NSW (nr Young) . Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Wiltshire plus Wheelwrights Index. Contact Margaret by
BARRINGER Dan Angel Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1821 Dan Angel Barringer, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born about 1821, Ruislip, Middlesex, England. Dan married his second wife Emily Saich on 21 October 1869 at Westminster. The 1871 UK census lists Dan as 50yrs, living in Ruislip; Emily 24yrs (born Ruislip). Children: Emily Ellen 8 monhts infant. Chidlren by first marriage: daughter Frances.A. Barringer 22yrs. Visitor Henry Saich 13yrs (scholar. Listed in Blacksmiths of Middlesex and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact David by.
BASTERD Walter Lamble Wheelwright 1829: Walter Lamble Basterd, wheelwright. Born about 1829-1830, Charleton, Frogmore, Devon, England. The 1851 Uk census lists Walter as 22yrs, journeyman wheelwright , unmarried, working for master wheelwright James Martin at the village, Stoke Fleming Dragon Green, Kingsbridge. IN 1871 Walter is 41yrs, living in Blackhawton, Devon with wife Maria 42yrs (born Dartmouth, devon). Children: James 13yrs; Walter.E.L.11yrs; William.H. 10yrs; Robert.H.5yrs
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. No other information given.
BATCHELOR Thomas James Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1868: Thomas James Batchelor, blacksmith, wheelwright . Born about 1868 in Lee Common, Buckinghamshire, England. 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. 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 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 (born Devon). Children: Daniel 25yrs (blacksmith); Emma ?18yrs (straw bonnet maker).
BELCHER Henry Wheelwright 1838: Henry Belcher, master wheelwright. Born about 1838, East Hanney, Berkshire, England. Henry was the son of James (Snr) Belcher. The 1871 UK census lists Henry as 33yrs, living in the village, East Hanney with wife Katherine 26yrs(born Ilsley,Berkshire) and son ?Theodore 1yr infant. Nephew Walter Belcher 16yrs (wheelwright). William.A. newth, 15yrs (apprentice wheelwright). In 1881 Henry was working in Sonning as a coach maker. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER James (Jnr) Wheelwright 1842: James Belcher (Jnr), wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1842, in West Hanney Berkshire, England. James was working with his father (James Belcher (Snr) in 1861 but later became a carpenter. The 1861 UK census lists James (Jnr) as 19yrs, living with his parents and siblings in Winter Lane, West Hanney. See Wheelwrights Index for other family members. Contact Hazel by
BELCHER James (Snr) Wheelwright 1802: James Belcher (Snr), master wheelwright. Born about 1802 in West Hanney Berkshire, England. The UK census for 1841-1881 show he lived/worked in Winter Lane, West Hanney. In 1861 James (Snr) is 59yrs, wife Caroline is 52yrs (born East Henny). Children: James (Jnr) 19yrs (wheelwright/carpenter); George 12yrs (wheelwright); Walter.F. 5yrs; Martha 4yrs. Lodger William Stalalrd 48yrs(shepherd). Contact Hazel by
BELCHER Walter Wheelwright 1855: Walter Belcher, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1855, West Hanney, Berkshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists Walter as 16yrs, working as a wheelwright and living with his uncle Henry Belcher (born 1838). Walter is grandson of wheelwright James (Snr). He later became a carpenter in London. Contact Hazel by
BENNETT Edward Wheelwright 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 No: 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 1790: Edward Best, wheelwright. B orn about 1790, Swanscombe, Kent, England. 50yrs, Northfleet, Kent. The 1841 UK census lists Edward as 50yrs, living in Northfleet with wife Amy 50yrs (born Swanscombe). Children: William 15yrs; John 10yrs. In 1851 Edward is 61yrs living in No: 15 National School Street, Northfleet with wife Amy 50yrs Just FYI there is another Edward Best (not a wheelwright) and his family living in No:14 National School Street.
BEST George Wheelwright 1790: George Best,wheelwright. Born about 1790, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 50yrs, living at Northfleet, Kent, a widower. Children: Sarah 15yrs, Alfred 10yrs, Elizabeth 10yrs. In 1851 George is 63yrs, living Northfleet with daughter Elizabeth. A Best, 22yrs, unmarried.
BEST William Wheelwright 1806: William Best, wheelwright. Born about 1806, Northfleet, Somerset/Kent (both are listed) in England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 35yrs, Living in Northfleet Somerset with wife Ann 30yrs (born Somerset), England. Children: William 7yrs, Emma 1yr. In 1851 William is 49yrs, Ann 46yrs, William.E. 14yrs (labourer) and Emma.A. 11yrs.
BETTS James Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1794: James Betts, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born about 1794, Mildenhall, Suffolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 57yrs, at Vauxhall Street, Norwich, Norfolk with wife Charlotte 48yrs (born Bethal Green-Middlesex) . Listed in Blacksmiths of Norfolk and Suffolk indexes.
BEWIT James Wheelwright, Prisoner 1800: James Bewitt, wheelwright. Born about 1800, Welney, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 50yrs, a prisoner at I-Norwich Castle, Castle Hill, Norwich , Norfolk. Listed in the Wheelwrights Index, Prisoners Index and Paupers Index.
BEWS William Wheelwright 1794: William Bews, wheelwright. Born about 1794, St Stephens, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 41yrs, living at 57 Charlotte St Stoke Damerel, Devon. With wife Mary 40yrs (born Pillato,Cornwall). 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 1820: Peter Bignell, wheelwright , carpenter. Born about 1820, Itchen Abbas, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Peter as 31yrs, living in with wife Jane 24yrs (born Ramsey,Hampshire). Children: Julia 9yrs; Emily 4yrs; Jennie 4yrs; Walter 1yr infant. 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. 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 1815: John Blowers, wheelwright. Born about 1815, Littleport, Norfolk, England. The 1851 Uk census lists John as 36yrs, living at Wereham, Downham, Norfolk with wife Harriett 34yrs (born Wereham). 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 1823: William Blyth, wheelwright. Born about 1823, Mulbarton, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 28yrs, a journeyman Lodging/working with James & Harriet Hook (Wheelwright & Blacksmith) at Church Street, St Faiths, Weston Longville, Norfolk. 1861: William is 38yrs, a wheelwright living in Weston Longville with wife Harriet. S. 36yrs (born Ringland, Norfolk). Children: William 8yrs; Robert 6yrs; Henry 4yrs; Harriett 9mths infant.
BODFISH John Wheelwright 1855: John Bodfish, wheelwright. Born about 1855, Wellsebourne, Warwickshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists John as 16yrs, living in Wellsbourne with his parens William Bodfish (carpenter) and Elizabeth. John is listed in The Indenture of Apprenticeship Warwick 1800's Warwickshire as apprenticed to master wheelwright Henry Chedham (Jnr). See the Chedham’s in this Wheelwrights Index.
BRAND Joseph Usherwood Wheelwright 1868: Joseph Usherwood Brand, wheelwright. 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 is Elizabeth Morgan 25yrs (independent) and Williams Morgan 8yrs.
BRATLEY Joseph Wheelwright 1832: Joseph Bratley, wheelwright. Born about 1832, South Reston, Lincolnshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Joseph as 9yrs, living at Reston, Lincolnshire with his family. Father Joseph 40yrs (ag.labourer); mother Elizabeth 40yrs. Siblings: James 11yrs; Alfred(Halfred) 7yrs; David 5yrs. In 1871 Joseph is 39yrs ,living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire with wife Sarah nee Scaman (30yrs born Beelsby Lincolnshire). Children: Mary Eliz 6yrs; Lucy Ann 4yrsMildred Ann 10 months infant. Mother-in-law mary Scaman 64yrs, widow. William Thones 21yrs (journeyman wheelwright born Alford, Lincolnshire) and John Emmet 18yrs (apprentice wheelwright born Yarboro, Lincolnshire). 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). Contact John by
BRATLEY William Wheelwright 1846: William Bratley , wheelwright. Brn about 1846 in Scawby, Lincolnshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 5yrs, living in Mill place Scawby Lincolnshire with his father John Brately 44yrs (a master miller); mother Mary 40yrs and several siblings. In 186 Williais 17yrs, a wheelwright apprenticed to his aunt Mary Scaman in Beelsby, Linconshire. 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). Can’t find them on 1851 -1861 census.
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 1833: Bruce Brickwood, wheelwright. Born about 1833, Milton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Bruce as 18yrs, apprenticed to master wheelwright Mathew Hawkins (listed in this index) at Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon. IN 1861 Bruce is 28yrs, livening in Southwark with wife Emma 28yrs (born Newton Abbot, Devon) and daughter ?Prelilla 3yrs.
BRIGGS Alfred Wheelwright 1826: Alfred Briggs (Buggs), wheelwright. Born about 1826, Rochester, Kent, England. Son of master wheelwright Thomas (born 1801) and Elizabeth Briggs. The 1841 UK census lists Alfred as 15yrs, living with his parents in High Street, Milton. In 1851,1861 Alfred is Still in High Street, Milton with his parents.
BRIGGS Richard Wheelwright 1828: Richard Briggs, wheelwright, coachmaker. Born about 1828, Milton, Kent, England. Son of master wheelwright Thomas (born 1801) and Elizabeth Briggs. The 1841 UK census lists Richard as 13yrs, living with his parents in High Street, Milton. In 1851,1861,1871 Richard by now 43yrs, is still with his parents, unmarried.
BRIGGS Thomas (Jnr) Wheelwright 1832: Thomas Briggs (Buggs) (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1832, Milton, Kent. England. Son of master wheelwright Thomas (born 1801) and Elizabeth Briggs. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 9yrs, living with his parents in High Street, Milton. In 1851 he is still with his parents.
BRIGGS Thomas (Snr) Wheelwright 1801: Thomas Briggs (Snr), master wheelwright, coachmaker, employed 5 men and 4 boys by 1861. Born about 1801 in Meopham, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 40yrs, living in High Street, Milton, Kent (District 15.); with wife Elizabeth nee Bishop, 40yrs (born Ash, Kent). Children: Alfred 15yrs; Harriet 15yrs; Richard 13yrs Elizabeth 1yrs; Thomas 9yrs. Also listed is George Gardler 20yrs (servant, born Kent) and Thomas Doe 15yrs (apprentice wheelwright, visiting other Briggs family James 29yrs and his sister Elizabeth 21yrs in Meopham. Wife Elizabeth (Buggs) is visiting her father Richard Bishop (retired blacksmith) in Ridley, Kent. In 1851 the page for Thomas and Elizabeth is missing but next page shows Alfred 26yrs; Richard 23yrs; Elizabeth 21yrs and Thomas 19yrs. 1861: Thomas is 64yr (on census as Thomas Buggs) and Elizabeth is 61yrs. Still in High Street, Milton. Son Richard 33yrs (coachmaker). Niece Elizabeth Briggs 30yrs, unmarried. General Servant: Hale Hepton 15yrs. The boys are all wheelwrights. 1871: Thomas is 74, living at Milton. Elizabeth 72yrs. Son Richard is 43yrs (wheelwright);. Niece Mary.A. Townsend 48yrs, widowed, harness maker. Grandson Alfred Siddall 9yrs. House servant Elizabeth Dives 16yrs).
BROCK Simon Wheelwright 1841: Simon Brock, wheelwright. Born about 1820 in Devon, England. IN 1841 Simon is 20yrs, living in Old Town Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr; with his mother Mary 60yrs (independent). Can’t find him in 1851 census . There is a death of one Simon Brock in Plymouth, in 1849 – could be him.
BROWSE Arthur Wheelwright 1791: Arthur Browse, wheelwright journeyman, master coachbuilder, employing men. Born about 1791, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Arthur as 50yrs. living at Browse’s Buildings, Ashburton, Devon. In 1851 Arthur is listed as 62yrs, still at the Browse’s Buildings. Also listed is Elizabeth BAstow 42yrs (servant) and visitor William Whiddon 10yrs(scholar).
BRUNDELL Robert Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1805: Robert Brundell, master wheelwright, blacksmith. Born about 1805 Postwick, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Robert as 46yrs, living in Beighton, Norfolk with wife Mary Ann 45yrs (born Beighton)and son Geo.Robert 11yrs. Apprentice Blacksmith Henry Clarke 17yrs. Servant: Susan Scott 13yrs.
BUCK James Wheelwright 1830: James Buck, wheelwright. Born about 1830-31 North Walsham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 20yrs, living at White Horse Common, North Walsham . See the wheelwrights and Blacksmiths of Norfolk Indexes for his father Thomas Buck (born 1798), mother Ann and siblings: Joseph Buck 22yrs, unmarried (blacksmith); William 11yrs and Mary Ann 4yrs.
BUCK Thomas Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1798: Thomas Buck, master wheelwright, Blacksmith, employs 2 men. Born about 1798, Lunmins, Norfolk, England. In 1851 Thomas is 53yrs, living at White Horse Common, Erpingham with wife Ann 48yrs (born North Walsham, Norfolk). Children: Joseph 22yrs, unmarried (see Blacksmiths of Norfolk); James 20yrs (wheelwright); William 11yrs; Mary Ann 4yrs. Listed in Balcksmiths fo Norfolk and Wheelwrights Indexes.
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. Contributor unknown. No further information given. See Blacksmiths Index for William Budden born about 1792.
BUNKER Ebenezer Wheelwright 1793: Ebenezer Bunker, wheelwright. Born about 1793, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Ebenezer as 58yrs, widower, living in Hatfield, Hertfordshire with his son William Bunker 26yrs unmarried (wheelwright). Apprentice John Hobbs 20yrs and house servant Catherine Sterman 63yrs. Listed as a wheelwright in the UK, City and Country Directories 1766-1946. His daughter Sarah Bunker married wheelwright James Pates. Contact David by.
BUNKER William Wheelwright 1825: William Bunker, master wheelwright, employs 1 man. Born about 1825, North Mimms, Hertfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 26yrs, unmarried, living in Hatfield, Hertfordshire with his father master wheelwright Ebenezer Bunker. In 1861 William is 35yrs,unmarried , still in Hatfield with his father. 1871: William is 45yrs, living in Hatfield with wife Mary 38yrs (born Hatfield) and daughter Minnie.E. 4yrs. Contact David by.
BUNTER George Wheelwright,Carpenter 1813: George Bunter, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1813 in Westonzoyland, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 58yrs, at Westonzoyland with wife Mary 58yrs (born Westonzoyland). Contact Mike
BUNTING John Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1786: John Bunting, master wheelwright & blacksmith, employing 2 journeymen. Born about 1786, Great Plumstead, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 65yrs, living in Hemstead, Norfolk with wife Ann 63yrs (born Hinghamurg,Norfolk) and nephew James Lincoln 27yrs (Wheelwright).
BURLEIGH Samuel Wheelwright 1837: Samuel Burleigh, wheelwright. Born about 1837, in East Dereham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 14yrs, living in Church Street, Mitford, Norfolk with his family. Father Francis Burleigh 49yrs (Shoemaker). Mother Maria 45yrs. Siblings: Leonard 19yrs (see Blacksmiths Norfolk); Henry 4yrs. Aunty Susan Pearse 62yrs,widow, annuitant.
BUSH Robt. Wheelwright 1811: Robt. Bush, wheelwright. Born about 1811, place unknown. The 1841 UK census lists Robert as 30yrs, living at Canal Bridge Street, Bradford, Wiltshire with 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. Contributor unknown, no further information given.
CANN William Wheelwright 1807: William Cann, master wheelwright,employs 2 men. Born about 1807, Moretonhampstead, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 46yrs, at Forder Street, Newton Abbot, Devon. With wife Thirza 36yr (born Gidley, Devon). Children: Sarah Ann 14yrs; Elizabeth 11yrs; Samuel 9yrs; William 7yrs.
CARRICK John Henry Wheelwright,Cartwright,Blacksmith 1857: John Henry Carrick, master carpenter and wheelwright. Born about 1857 in Easington, East Riding, Yorkshire, England . The 1881 UK census lists John as 24yrs, unmarried living in Easington with his parents, farmers William (59yrs) and Emma (47yrs) Carrick and his sister Grace 6yrs. Contact Brigitte by
CAYFORD John Wheelwright,Carpenter 1810: John Cayford, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1810, Bradford, Wiltshire, England. Listed in the 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon as a wheelwright living in Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon , West Wiltshire. In 1841 UK census lists John as 30yrs, living in Bradford with wife Grace 25yrs (born Bradford) and Julia 2yrs. House servant Sarah White 15yrs. In 1851 John is 41yrs, still in Bradford with wife Grace 34yrs Children: Julia 11yrs; Matilda 9yrs; John 7yrs; William 5yrs; Henry 1yr infant. See Blacksmiths of Wiltshire for Charles Cayford details.
CAYFORD Thos Wheelwright,Carpenter 1807: Thomas Cayford, wheelwright, master carpenter. Born about 1807, Bradford, Wiltshire, England. Listed in the 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon as a wheelwright living in Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon ,West Wiltshire. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 30yrs, a carpenter, living in Bradford with wife Hannah 25yrs (born Bathford, Somerset). Also listed is his ?sister Mary Cayford 25yrs and brother Arthur Cayford 20yrs. In 1851 Thomas is 44yrs, master carpenter living at Woolley Hill, Bradford with wife Hannah 36yrs. Children: Emely 9yrs; John 8yrs Frederick 7yrs; Thomas 4yrs; Cecely 1yr infant. Arthur Cayford 31yrs, unmarried (Thomas’s brother) a carpenter. House servant Sarah Taylor 12yrs. . See Blacksmiths of Wiltshire for Charles Cayford details.
CHAMBERLAIN James Wheelwright,Carpenter 1820: James Chamberlain, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1820 in Spaxton, Somerset, England. 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 (Jnr) Wheelwright 1850: Henry Chedham (Jnr), master wheelwright. Born December quarter 1850, (Pen of ) Wellsbourne Mountford, Warwickshire, England. Son of Henry Chedham (born 1814) and Caroline. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 8 months old,living Warwick with his parents and several siblings. Henry aged 26yrs married Hannah Faulkener 25yrs, 30 October 1876. Mentioned in The Apprenticeship Warwick 1800's Warwickshire. Henry is listed in the 1880 Kelly’s Directory for Warwickshire. Henry (Jnr) can be followed through all census 1911.
CHEDHAM Henry (Snr) Wheelwright 1814: Henry Chedham (Snr), master wheelwright. Born about 1814, Slow, Gloucestershire, England. Can be seen in the 1841, 1851, 1861 UK censu. In 1871Henry (Snr) is 57yrs, living Wellsbourne, Warwickshire with wife caroline 57yrs (born Wellsbourne). Chidlren: William 30yrs, unmarried; Henry 20yrs (wheelwright); Mary.A 18yrs; Albert 15yrs. Boarder Thomas Manton 38yrs, unmarried.
CHEDHAM Thomas Wheelwright 1791: Thomas Chedham (Chadham), master wheelwright. Born about 791, Warwickshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 50yrs, widower, living in Wellsbourne Warickshire with Eliza Chedham 20yrs and Ann Chedham 18yrs.
CHENEY John Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1806: John Cheney, wheelwright, blacksmith. 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 (Jnr) Wheelwright 1825: John Clancey (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1825, South Brent, Devon, England. The 1841 Uk census lists John (Jnr) as 16yrs, living South Brent, Devon, England with his father master wheelwright John (Snr) born 1788; his sister Harriet 18yrs. In 1851 John is 26yrs, unmarried, living in Brent Town, South Brent, Devon with his father master wheelwright John (Snr) and his sister Ann Clancy 39yrs plus niece Nancy Wilson 5yrs and nephew John. C. Wilson 2yrs. In 1861 John (Jnr) is 33yrs, unmarried, visiting John Warren and family in Fore Street, Buckfastleigh, Devon. 1871: John is 46yrs, unmarried, living in South Brent with his sister Ann Clancey 50yrs, unmarried and niece Nancy ?Clancey (WIlson)24yrs
CLANCEY John (Snr) Wheelwright 1788: John Clancey (Snr), wheelwright . Born about 1788, Abbotskerswell, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John (Snr) as 53yrs, widower, living South Brent, Devon, England. With his daughter Harriet 18yrs (housekeeper) and son John 16yrs. In 1851 John is 63yrs, widower, still in South Brent. Children: Ann Clancey 39yrs, unmarried; John Clancey 26yrs, unmarried (Wheelwright). Granddaughter Nancy Wilson 5yrs. Grandson John. C. Wilson 2yrs.
CLARK Richard Wheelwright,Carpenter 1812: Richard Clark, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1812, West Felton, Shropshire, England and died 1897. Richard married Ann nee Jones, at West Felton in 1831. In the 1841, 1851 and 1861 census returns Richard is listed as a wheelwright living at Sandford Hall, West Felton. In the 1871 and 1881 census returns he is described as a carpenter. Contact Helen by.
CLARK Unknown Wheelwright 1775: Clark, given name not listed. Wheelwright. No: 5, 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.
CLARKE Henry Wheelwright 1834: Henry Clarke, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Halvergate, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 17yrs, apprenticed to master wheelwright & blacksmith Robert Brundell, living in Beighton, Norfolk.
CLARKE William Wheelwright 1927: William Charles Wright, wheelwright. Served his apprenticeship at Kelleton, Devon, with master wheelwright George Harradon. See entry for Herbert Arthur Luscombe – William is listed as a wheelwright and witness on the marriage certificate of wheelwright Herbert Arhur Luscombe and Rita Clarke, September quarter 1927 at Kingston.
CLEAL James Wheelwright 1820: James Cleal, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1820, Ashill, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists James as 51yrs, living in Durston, Somerset with wife Ann 47yrs (born North Petherton, Somerset). Also listed is his son Thomas Cleal 16yrs (Apprentice carpenter) and his daughter Jane Maria Males 25yrs (nee Cleal) and her husband John Christopher Males 26yrs (carpenter) . Grandchildren: Frank Males 3yrs and Wilie Males 1yr infant. Houses ervant Rhoda unclear ?Nashor ?Mark. Contact Mike
CLEAVE William Wheelwright,Blacksmith, 1824: William Cleave, master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 4 men. Born about 1824, Kenn, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 27yrs, living at Fore St.Newton Abbot, Chudleigh, Devonshire with wife Maria 22yrs (born Mamhead, Devon). Nephew Peter Hole 11yrs (scholar). John Warren 27yrs (wheelwright). Listed also in Blacksmiths of Devon Index.
COLE John Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1813: John Cole, wheelwright. Born about 1813, Bawburgh, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 38yrs, living in Forehoe,Costessey Forehoe, Norfolk with wife Louisa 31yrs (nee Kidd, born Costessey,Norfolk). Children: Frederick 7yrs, Susanna 3yrs, Thomas 2yrs. In 1861 John is 48yrs,living in Cossey in the house of his father-in-law Thomas Kidd 76yrs. Listed here is Louisa Cole (nee Kidd) 41yrs. All those listed here are grandchildren: Harriet Taylor 23yrs; Frank Cole 17yrs’ Thomas Cole 12yrs; Charles Cole 3yrs. John Cole is also listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index.
COLLEY Joseph Wheelwright,Carriage Maker 1835: Joseph Coley, blacksmith, wheelwright, cartiage maker. Born about1835, Leckhampton (orCheltenham), Gloucestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 16yrs, living in Cairnswick Road, Cheltenham with parents William Coley 53yrs (wheelwright) and Rebecca 52yrs and his sisters Elizabeth 22yrs ; Eliza 11yrs; Mary 9yrs Joseph married Elizabeth Stroud 2 Jan 1859 Cheltenham. In 1861 Joseph is 26yrs, living in Leckhampton with wife Elizabeth 20yrs. Children: Elizabeth Ann 1yr infant and William Henry 1yr infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Wheelwrights Indexes.
COLLEY William Henry (1) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1798: William Coley, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1798, Badgworth, Gloucestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 53yrs, living in Cairnswick Road, Cheltenham with wife Rebecca 52yrs (born 1799, Westerfield & died 1877 in Cheltenham). Children: Elizabeth 22yrs ;Joseph 16yrs (wheelwright); Eliza 11yrs; Mary 9yrs. Contributor unknown. 1861: William (Snr) is deceased. Elizabeth 62yrs. Children: Elizabeth 22yrs unmaried; William Henry 34yrs, unmarried (blacksmith). Eliza 22yrs uhnmarried; Mary 19yrs unmarried. Listed in Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Wheelwrights Indexes.
COLLEY William Henry (2) Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1827: William Henry Coley, blacksmith, wheelwright, coach maker. Born about 1827 Cheltenham, Gloucetershire, England. The 1861 UK census lists William H. as 34yrs, living with his mother and siblings at Leckhampton, Gloucestershire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Wheelwrights Indexes.
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 Charles Wheelwright 1822: Charles Comer, master wheelwright, employs 1 man. Born about 1822,Westom, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 29yrs, living In the Street, St. Faiths with wife Lucy 28yrs (nee Blyth, born Shottesham, Norfolk) and daughter Elizabeth. L. 1yrs infant. Also listed here is brother-in-law Edward Blyth 24yrs (blacksmith) and his wife Ann 27yrs. In 1861 Charles is 39yrs, living at Ringland. Lucy 38yrs. Children: Elizabeth 11yrs; Caroline 9yrs; Emily 8yrs; Henry 5yrs; Charles 2 months infant.
COOK James (Jnr) Wheelwright 1872: James Cook (Jnr), wheelwright. Born in 1872, Devon, England. James (Jnr) followed his father into the Wheelwright business. James is seen in census of 1891, 1901 and 1911 in the village of Sticklepath. In WW1, he was Sapper J Cook, #103938, in the Royal Engineers. His records survive in the "burnt series". He was a specially enlisted wheelwright, given pay of 5 shillings a day. He was posted to Salonika with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. He died on February 16th 1942 (Probate). He married Louisa Pauley in 1902. Contact Margaret by
COOK James (Snr) Wheelwright 1835: James Cook (Snr), wheelwright. Born on March 4th 1835 in Torquay, Devon, England (Select baptisms on ancestry). From the 1861 census, he is listed as a wheelwright in Sticklepath, Devon, a small village on the northern edge of Dartmoor. He died on October 15th 1918 and is buried in Sampford Courtenay. He was married to Miriam Gilley in 1855. Contact Margaret by
COOK John Wheelwright 1831: John Cook, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1831 in Westonzoyland, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 40yrs, at Westonzoyland with wife Ann 47yrs (born Westonzoyland). Contact Mike
CORNISH Daniel Wheelwright 1796: Daniel Cornish, wheelwright . Born about 1796 in Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Daniel as 45yrs, living in Bridgerule West, Devon. Listed at same address is Samuel Cornish 60yrs (wheelwright); Mary Cornish 55yrs. House servant Ann Daniel 20yrs. In 1851 Daniel is listed as 55yrs, still living with his brother Samuel 78yrs, sister-in-law Mary 70yrs. Also listed is Samuel’s granddaughter Mary Jose 10yrs. Blacksmith servant Henry Lakeman 22yrs, unmarried. House servant Mary Uglow 25yrs, unmarried. Contact Perry by
CORNISH Henry Wheelwright 1823: Henry Cornish, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1823, Little Walshingham,Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 28yrs unmarried, living with his parents and siblings in Hindringham Road , Walshingham. His father Henery Cornish was master agricultural instrument maker who employed 15 men and 6 apprentices. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk, Iron Workers, Wheelwright Indexes for other family members. Contact Perry by
CORNISH Samuel Wheelwright 1781: Samuel Cornish, wheelwright. Born about 1773- 1781 (depends on which census you look at), in Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Samuel as 60yrs, living in Bridgerule West, Devon with wife Mary 55yrs (born Cornwall). Also listed is his brother Daniel 45yrs(Wheelwright). House servant Ann Daniel 20yrs. In 1851 Samuel is 78yrs, living in Bridgerule Village. Mary is 70yrs. Brother Daniel is now ?56, unmarried. Granddaughter Mary Jose 10yrs. Blacksmith servant Henry Lakeman 22yrs, unmarried. House servant Mary Uglow 25yrs, unmarried. Contact Perry by
COX William Wheelwright 1761: William Cox, wheelwright in the City of Oxford. No other information found.
CROCOMB Henry Wheelwright - Apprentice 1836: Henry Crocomb, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1836, Tavistock, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Henry as 5yrs, living with his parents blacksmith George and Fanny Crocomb in Elbow Lane, Tavistock . In 1851 Henry is 15yrs, living with his parents and siblings at 54 West Bridge Cottages, Tavistick, Devon. 1861: Henry is 25yrs, unmarried,a carpenter still living with his parents and siblings in TAvistock.
CROUCH William Wheelwright 1840: William Crouch, wheelwright. Born about 1840, Sandridge, Hertfordshire, England. The 1861 UK census lists William as ?30yrs (birthdate), unmarried, apprentice to Ebenezer Bunker in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. In 1881 William is 41yrs *born 1840) living in Railway Street Guildford, Hertfordshire with wife Ann 43yrs (born Hatfield, Hertfordshire). Children: William 13yrs; Harry 10yrs; Frank 7yrs; Maria 5yrs.
CURRALL William Wheelwright 1791: William Currall, wheelwright. Born about1791 in Warwickshire, England. 1821 Broadwater, Sussex: Wm Corrall head of household engaged in occupation other than agric, household has with 2 males 3 females. Rec'd image of this page Nov 2012. http://www.barriesgenealogy.co.uk/html/census_1821.html e-mail to Barrie: helpbroad@barriesgenealogy.co.uk or barrie.keech@btinternet.com. 6 June 1841 Broadwater Street, Borough of New Shoreham, District 10, Broadwater RD, Superintendent RD Worthing, Sussex: William ""Currel"" aged 50 wheelwright, and wife Sarah 45. 30 March 1851 Broadwater, Rural Deaconry of West Tarring, Sussex: William Currall 60 widower, b Warwick, Warwickshire, wheelwright, his wife Sarah has died and sons Thomas 27, brick laborer, and Joseph 17, errand boy, still at home. Henry Fawcett 12, b abt. 1839 was with the Currall family and his relationship was given as a nephew. Census Film 193556 read abt 1977; HO107/1651 folio ? p 1. 7 April 1861 at 2 Malt House Yard, Broadwater Village, Sussex: William Currall 71 widower, b Warwick, wheelwright, living in the household of his son-in-law Thomas Champion and his daughter Ann and two-year old grandson Walter Bridger Champion. Census Film 542671. - 2 April 1871 Broadwater, New Shoreham, Sussex: William Currall 82, widower, b Warwick, wheelwright, and with him was a visitor Fanny Davey 18 b Slinfold, Sussex, who was employed as a servant but, in fact, she was his granddaughter b 1853. RG10 1166 folio ? p 14. See Blacksmiths of Kent and Sussex for other Currall family members. Contact Beryl by
CURSON Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1796: Thomas Curson, master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 2 men. Born about 1792 - 1796, Litcham, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 45yrs (?born 1796) living at with wife Sarah 45yrs (born Pentney, Norfolk). In 1851 Thomas is 59yrs, (?born 1792) living at Roman Bank, Wisbech, Norfolk with wife Sarah 56yrsand grandson Thomas.W. Curson 7yrs (scholar).
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.
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, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born in 1846 USA. 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, wheelwright, carpenter. of Littleham Devon. See Blacksmiths of Devon & Somerset for his son Charles. Contact Hazel by.
DENNIS Richard Wheelwright 1832: Richard Dennis, wheelwright. Born about 1832, Monkleigh, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 19yrs. See Blacksmiths of Devon for John and Ann Dennis plus other family members , living in Monkleigh Village. In 1861 Richard is 29yrs, a joiner, living in with wife Cordellia 29yrs (born Bideford, Devon) and son William.S.Dennis a 9 months infant. Aunt (and nurse) Cordelia ?Skwer 61yrs, widow. Apprentice Thomas. S. Giffey 16yrs (born Bideford).
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 Edward Wheelwright 1828: Edward Dobbs, wheelwright, farmer, inn keeper. Born about 1828, Mattishall, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Edmund as 13yrs, living in Mattishall. Parents: wheelwright William Dobbs 55yrs (born 1786) and Elizabeth 35yrs (born 1806). Brothers William 15yrs and Rayner 15yrs. In 1851 Edmund is 23yrs still with his parents. 1861: Edward is 30yrsunmarried, farmer 21 acres and inn keeper. Listed with him is his mother Elizabeth 60yrs,widow, and various lodgers.
DOBBS William (Jnr) Wheelwright 1826: William Dobbs (Jnr), wheelwright, blacksmith. Born about 1822-1826 (census changes age), Mattishall, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 15yrs, living in Mattishall. Parents: wheelwright William Dobbs 55yrs (born 1786) and Elizabeth 35yrs (born 1806). Williams brothers Rayner 15yrs and Edward ?Edmund) 13yrs. Others listed at address are Elijah Towel, 25yrs (blacksmith journeyman, born Norfolk); Clara Bear 9yrs; Lorenza Mann 15yrs. In 1851 William is 29yrs (?born 1822) living in Mattishall with wife Sarah 26yrs (born Welbourne, Norfolk) and son Frederick 5yrs. Also Elizabeth Kern 77ys,widow, pauper. Mary Cutyer 57yrs,widow annuitant; Hannah Groom 48yrs (sister) visiting. The 1861 census lsits William as 38yrs, Sarah 34yrs and son Frederick 14yrs. Apprentice wheelwright James Meek 17yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths Norfolk and Wheelwrights Indexes.
DOBBS William (Snr) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1786: William Dobbs (Snr), wheelwright, farmer. Born about 1786, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 55yrs, , living in Mattishall, Nofolk with wife Elizabeth 35yrs (born Norfolk) and their three sons: William (Jnr) 15yrs (wheelwright, blacksmith); Rayner 15yrs and Edward 13yrs. Others listed at address are Elijah Towel, 25yrs (blacksmith journeyman, born Norfolk); Clara Bear 9yrs; Lorenza Mann 15yrs. In 1861: William (Snr) is 68yrs, still in Mattishall. Elizabeth 48yrs. Sons Edmund 23yrs (wheelwright). Apprentice Michael Hopkins 19yrs.
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 1830: Peter Doig, wheelwright,blacksmith. Born 1830-31 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, wheelwright,blacksmith. 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 1798: Richard Drake, master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 6 labourers. Born about 1798, in Horsford, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Richard as 53yrs, living at Horsford St Faiths, Norfolk with wife Ann 51yrs (born Horsford).Children: Samuel 20ys, unmarried (employed at home); daughter Sohpia Brown 18yrs and her husband Wiliam Brown 23yrs, blacksmith journeyman. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Norfolk& Wheelwrights Indexes.
DRAPER James Wheelwright 1840: James Draper, wheelwright. Born 1840-41, Bromley, Kent, England and died 1910, Bromley. The 1861 UK census lsiss James as 20yrs, unmarried, living at Laurel Cottage, Bromley. IN 1871 Richard is 30yrs, living iat 4 Adams Square, Bromley with wife Agnes 30yrs 9born Lynn, Norfolk). Children: Eleanor. J. Draper 8yrs; Agnes Augusta Draper 6yrs; Cate Davis Draper 11yrs; Lydia.E. Draper 1yr infant. See Wheelwrights Index for his father William (Snr) (born 1809), mother Elizabeth (born 1804 and siblings William (Jnr) 27yrs, unmarried (wheelwright born 1834); Jane Grace 25yrs, unmarried (born 1836). Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William Wheelwright 1780: William Draper, wheelwright. Born 1780, Bromley, Kent, England and died 1860, Bromley. The 28 Jun 1803 UK Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices Indentures - wheelwright, Bomley, (apprentice Robert H Walklin). In 1841 William was wheelwright, at Mason's Hill, Bromley. 1851: William was a retired wheelwright, at Mason's Hill, Bromley. Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William (Jnr) Wheelwright 1833: William Draper (Jnr), wheelwright. Born 1833-34, Bromley, Kent, England and died 30 April 1887, Bromley, Kent. In 1851 William (Jnr) was a wheelwright at Mason's Hill, Bromley. 1861: he was a wheelwright, Laurel Cottage, Bromley. The 1871 census lists him as wheelwright, 37 Mason's hill, Bromley. 1881: wheelwright still at 37 Mason's Hill, Bromley. Contact Ken by.
DRAPER William (Snr) Wheelwright 1808: William Draper (Snr), 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 1861 UK census lists James as 15yrs, living at Buerton, Cheshire with parents James 44yrs (Ag.labourer) and Ann 42yrs. Siblings: Hannah 12yrs; Joseph. G. 9yrs; Mary.A.7yrs; Elizabeth 3yrs. In 1871 UK James is 24yrs, single, still living at Buerton with his parents James 53yrs and Ann 50yrs plus his sister Hannah 21yrs. Visitor: Ann Ravencroft 24yrs. 1881: James is 33yrs, living at Chapel End, Buerton, Cheshire with wife Elizabeth 38yrs. Children: Harry 6yrs; Albert 3yrs; Annie May 2yrs; daughter 3 weeks infant.
DYSON John Wheelwright 1784: John Dyson, wheelwright. Stockbridge, Hampshire. No other information available.
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 (independant) and Mary 50yrs. Siblings: Sarah 15yrs; Eliza 10yrs; Charlotte 5yrs. Also listed is Caroline Waters 3yrs.
EDON (HAYDON) Frederick Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1858: Frederick Edon(Haydon), wheelwright, blacksmith. 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.
FAIREY Joseph Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1858: Joseph Fairey, blacksmith,wheelwright. Born about 1858,Brampton, Spaldwick Huntingdonshire, England. The1891 UK census lists Joseph as 33yrs, living at No:1 Bright Terrace Aston, Warwickshire with wife Mary.H. 32yrs (bron Brampton). Children: Harriet 9yrs; Lucy. H. 5yrs. Lodger John.E.Spencer 28yrs widower, engine turner. 1911 UK census lists Joseph as 42yrs, Living at 125 Lyndhurst Rd,Burnley with wife Mary 42yrs. Children: George Edward 19yrs; Stanley 19yrs; Ambrose 16yrs; Edgar Laurence 14yrs; Horrace Bertram 12yrs; Agnes Mercy 4yrs; Daisy Phylis 3mths infant. Listed in Blacksmiths of Huntingdon and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Jillian by
FARLEY Richard Wheelwright 1826: Richard Farley, wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1826, Devon, England. 1841 UK census lists Richard as 15yrs, an apprentice living in the home of Peter (ag.labourer) and Betsy Randle and their children one of which was William Randle who later became an apprentice wheelwright. Cannot find Richard on census after this.
FARROW Hamlet Wheelwright 1833: Hamlet Farrow, wheelwright, coach wheeler. Born about 1833, East Dereham, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Hamlet as 5yrs, living in North Green, Mitford, Norfolk with his Mother Hannah 45yrs, master blacksmith & carpenter. Brothers George 15yrs; John 10yrs and sister Hannah 15yrs. In 1851 Hamlet is 18yrs, still at North Hall Green, Mitford, with his family. See Blacksmiths of Norfolk for mother Hannah (Master Blacksmith & carpenter) and two brothers George 25yrs and John 20yrs. 1861: Hamlet is 28yrs, unmarried, still at North Green, living with his brother George 35yrs (bal;cksmith) and his wife Ann 38yrs. Brother John 32yrs (traveller …?).
FAX ? John Wheelwright 1820: John Fax, wheelwright. 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. Contributor unknown and I cannot see the Fax family on census.
FIELDER Peter Wheelwright 1777: Peter Fielder, wheelwright. Born about 1777-78 in Hursley, Hampshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Peter as 64yrs, living Romsey, Hampshire with wife Ann 62yrs (born Hampshire). And sons William 20yrs (bricklayer) and Henry 14yrs.
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. In 1851, Jim set up his blacksmith shop at Pichi Richi, in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia and died there in 1889. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia plus Wheelwrights Indexes. He was also involved with the brewery. Contact Bill by
FORD James. Wheelwright 1841: James Ford, wheelwright. James can be found on the census for 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 as wheelwright. Born 1841. James married Sarah Howe in 1868. Children: Ann Elizabeth 1870; Joseph Henry 187;, William Thomas 1876 (my grandfather); Mary Jane 1879; Mabel Lavina 1884; Ida Alice 1886 and Ethel Maud 1887. All from Baptism Records and Census Wolvey and Withybrook. Contact Pamela 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, wheelwright. Hursley, Hampshire. No other information available.
FOX William Wheelwright 1826: William Fox, wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1826, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 15yrs, living in James Street, Plymouth, Devon with his mother Susan Fox 56yrs (Charwoman).
FREEMAN Francis Wheelwright, Carpenter 1825: Francis Freeman, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1825 in Newberry Berkshire. The 1881 UK census lists him as 56yrs, living at Greenham, Newberry, Berksshire; with wife Elizabeth 56yrs (bron Berkshire) and daughter Eliza 13yrs(scholar).
FRY John Wheelwright 1785: John Fry, master wheelwright. Born about 1785, Lammas, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UKc ensus lists John as 66yrs, at Coltishall street, Aylshamwith wife Susan 62yrs (born Lammas); son John 29yrs (out ofwork) and daughter Jane 19yr.
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 1830: George Gooch, wheelwright. Born about 1830--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, England. 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.  Has connections to the Ridgley fmaily in Blacksmiths of Shropshire and Hereford. He died after 5 April 1891. 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 1829: Henry Hammond, wheelwright journeyman. Born about 1829, Carbrook, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 22yrs, lodging with blacksmith Samuel Peake, his wife Sophia Peake and their son Robert 2yrs, at The Green, Wayland, Norfolk.
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, wheelwright,blacksmith. 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, wheelwright, blacksmith. 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
HARMER George Wheelwright 1818: George Harmer, master wheelwright, ag.machinist, employs 3 men. Born about 1816-1818, at Stone in Mary, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as ?25yrs, living in the Town, Appledore, Kent with wife Eliza Harmer 20yrs (born Kent) and his mother Hannah Harmer 55yrs. 1851: George is 33yrs, living at Romney Marsh, New Romney, Kent. Eliza is 31yrs. Children: Charles 9yrs; James 7yrs; Mary.A. 6yrs; George 5yrs; Alfred 3yrs; Eliza.A. 1yr infant and Emma 3months infant. House servant Eliza Brown 16yrs. Apprentice wheelwright John Marks, 18yrs, unmarried. Blacksmith journeyman Stephen Rand 23yrs, unmarried. Thomas Moss (or Mols), machine maker journeyman 33yrs, unmarried. 1861: George is 42yrs; Eliza 41yrs. Children: Charles 19yrs; James 17yrs; Mary Ann 16yrs; George 15yrs; Alfred 13yrs; Eliza Ann 11yrs; Emma 10yrs; Louisa 8yrs; Frederick 7yrs; Rachel 4yrs and Frank. E. 1yr infant.
HARRISON Edward Wheelwright 1816: Edward Harrison, wheelwright. Born about 1811 -1816 (census’s differ) in Essex, England. The 1841 UK census lists Edward as 25yrs, living in Northfleet, Kent with wife Martha 20yrs (born Kent). In 1851 Edward is listed as 40yrs (born 1811), living at St George Place, Hanover Square, Westminster (London). Martha is 30yrs. Chidlren” Lydia 7yrs and Emily 11months infant plus a niece Eliza Aylan 12yrs.
HARRISON Joseph Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1834: Joseph Harrison, wheelwright, blacksmith, 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 1833: Jonathan Hart 18yrs, wheelwright. Born about 1833 in Milton Abbot, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Jonathan as 18yrs, apprenticed to master wheelwright Mathew Hawkins (listed in this index) at Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon. In 1861 Jonathan is 29yrs, a machinist living in Milton Abbot with his widowed mother Mary hart 64yrs.
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. He may be there as a cordwainer in 1851.
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
HASTED Thomas Wheelwright 1784: Thomas Hasted. Alresford, Hampshire.
HAWKINS Mathew Wheelwright,Farmer 1799: Mathew Hawkins, master wheelwright, farmer 55 acres, employs people. Born about 1799 Dunterton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Mathew as 52yrs, a widower, living at Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon . Listed with him are: his sister Mary Wise 52yrs, housekeeper. Visitor William Wise 64yrs (A tailor). Philip Rundle 20yrs (apprentice wheelwright). Bruce Buckwood 18yrs (apprentice wheelwright). Jonathan Hart 18yrs (apprentice wheelwright). Thomas Blatchford 37yrs,widower (blacksmith servant). Edward Bate 16yrs (apprentice blacksmith). Plus 2 house servants and one labourer.
HAYDON (EDON) Frederick Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1858: Frederick Haydon or Edon wheelwright, blacksmith. 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 1831: Alfred Haylett , wheelwright. Born about 1831, Witchanham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Alfred as 20yrs, living with/working for master blacksmith Joseph Bird (born 1794) and family at East Runton, Erpingham.
HAYWARD James Wheelwright 1784: James Hayward, wheelwright. Ringwood, Hampshire.
HAYWARD John Wheelwright 1784: John Hayward, wheelwright. Ringwood, Hampshire.
HAYWOOD George Wheelwright 1883: George Haywood, wheelwright. 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, wheelwright. Born about 1814 at Cheriton, Somerset, England. Married: Mary surname unknown (from Woolwich).
HEAMAN Robert Wheelwright 1810: John Heaman,wheelwright. 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 1820: Frederick Hearn, wheelwright. Born about 1820, Durston, Somerset, England. The 1861 UK census lists Frederick as 40yrs, living at Higher Durston, Durston. Contact Mike
HENSLEY John Wheelwright 1826: John Hensley, master wheelwright, employs 2 men. Born about 1826, Exmouth, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 25yrs, living in Fore Street, Littleham, Exmouth with his brother William Henlsey 22yrs (see Blacksmiths of Devon). Also listed is William Wills 39yrs, married (blacksmith journeyman) and his wife Elizabeth Wills 41yrs.
HERD Robert Wheelwright 1740: Robert Herd, wheelwright. Born June 1740 in St Andrews Parish, Fife, Scotland. According to his marriage record to Jean Goodfellow (1768) he was described as Robt Herd Wheelwright. On the baptism record of his son Alexander (1769) he was described as Robt Herd Wheel Wright. Contact Robyn by
HEWSON Edmond Wheelwright 1826: Edmond Hewson, wheelwright. Born about 1826 in Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England. The 1851 UK Census Lists Edmond as 35yrs, a Journeyman Wheelwright working for his mother-in-law Mary Scaman (see Wheelwrights Index). Edmonds wife Lucy 44yrs (nee Scaman). 1881: Edmond is living in Covenham St.Bartholomew,Lincolnshire,UK. Wife: Lucy nee Scaman. See Wheelwrights Index and Ironmongers Index for Lucy's mother Mary Scaman. Contact John by
HILL Henry Wheelwright 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 Hills, wheelwright, journeyman. Born about 1816,in Kent. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, at Aldington Corner, Aldington, Kent. I have no other information.
HILLS 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. I have no other information
HOBBS James Wheelwright 1784: James Hobbs, wheelwright. Alresford, Hampshire. No other information available.
HOBBS John Wheelwright 1830: John Hobbs, wheelwright. Born about 1830 in Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 20yrs, apprentice to master wheelwright Ebenezer Bunker (born 1793) in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
HODDY Edgar Wheelwright 1845: Edgar Hoddy, wheelwright. 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. Wheelwright. 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 or 1861 census.
HOOK James Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1811: James Hook, master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 4 men. Born about 1811, Easton, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 40yrs, living at Church Street, St Faiths, Weston Longville, Norfolk, with wife Harriet 35yrs (born Aylsham, Norfolk).
HOOPER James Wheelwright 1855: James Hooper, wheelwright. Born about 1855, Creech St Michael, Somerset, England. The 1861 UK census lists James as 5yrs with his mother ELizabeth Hooper boarding at North Petherton Somerset. In 1871 James is 15yrs, living at Northend, Creech St Michael, working with his uncle master carpenter & wheelwright James Totterdell (born 1840) and family. Contact Mike
HORLICK John Wheelwright 1842: John Horlick, master wheelwright. Born about 1842, Didbrook, Wiltshire, England. The 1881 UK census lists John as 39yrs, living in Didbrook with wife Julia. A. 36yrs 9born Toddington). Children: Selen.R> 13yrs; Frank 11yrs; Agnes 9yrs; Flore.J. 7yrs; Horace 2yrs. Great aunt Sarah Bickerstaff 86yrs,widow. Apprentince wheelwright John Lanchbury 18yrs
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 1851-1861 census.
HUMPHREY Thomas Wheelwright 1762: Thomas Humphrey,wheelwright aged 25yrs, married Mary Jackson 22yrs of Bicestor.
INSTONE George Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1863: George Instone (Jnr), blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1863 in Cove, Hampshire, England. 1871: George is 8yrs living in Cove with his family. Parents William Jnr (born 1834) and Hannah. Siblings: Thomas 4yrs; Anne 2yrs; Arthur 2mths infant. The 1881 UK census lists George as 18yrs, living with his parents at Cove. See Blacksmiths of Hampshire for parents George (Snr) and Elizabeth and his grandfather William (Snr born 1800). 1891: George (Snr) is 53yrs, widower, living in Cove with his children: George 28yrs,unmarried (blacksmith); Annie 22yrs; Arthur 20yrs; Albert 17yrs (wheelwright); Elsie 10yrs. 1911: George is 73yrs, living in Hillfield, Cove with son George William 48yrs (blacksmith,wheelwright) and his wife Harriet 42yrs plus their son George Henry 7yrs. The Instone family is spread between Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Surrey and the Cartwrights and Wheelwrights Indexes.
JARMAN Hugh Wheelwright 1792: Hugh Jarman, wheelwright in Hambledon, Hampshire.
JARVIS Jonathan Wheelwright 1746: Jonathan Jarvis, wheelwright. Born 1746 and died 1809) in Fritwell, Oxfordshire, England. Son of Joseph and Ann Jarvis of Fritwell. Married to Elizabeth Hughes (1748-1809). Children: Joseph, James (1783-1831), Elizabeth (Plumb) 1769-1847, Jane (Johnson) and Hannah. Contact Larry by
JARVIS Joseph Wheelwright 1707: Joseph Jarvis, wheelwright. Born 1707 and died 1781in Fritwell, Oxfordshire, England. Son of John and Elizabeth Jarvis of Stoke Lyne. Joseph was married to Ann Kelby (1717-1775).Children: Joyce (1739 – 1756), Joyce (1741-1805), Joseph(1745-1809) and Jonathan (1746-1809). Contact Larry by
JENVEY Thomas Wheelwright 1784: Thomas Jenvey, wheelwright in Rumsey (Romsey), Hampshire.
JONES Elias Wheelwright 1820: Elias Jones, wheelwright. Born about 1820-1821, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Elias as 16yrs, living in Liverpool (street name unreadable). In 1891 Elias is 66yrs, a widower, living at 13 Rose Vale, Everton, Liverpool with son William.E. 17yrs. Niece Catherien Davies 26yrs (housekeeper). Niece Kate Mabel Morris 4yrs. General servant Elizabeth Nickson 16yrs.
JONES George Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1824:George Jones,wheelwright,blacksmith. 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 Paul by
JONES John Wheelwright 1830: John Jones, wheelwright. Born about 1830-31 in Plumstead, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 20yrs, living in Kiln Road, Bolfield, Norfolk. Parents: John & Mary (farmer & pork butcher). Siblings: Thomas 18yrs (see Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index), Robert 11yrs, Sarah 8yrs.
JURD William Wheelwright 1784: William Jurd, wheelwright in Fareham, Hampshire.
JURY Alfred Wheelwright 1866: Alfred Jury, wheelwright. Born about 1866, Beaford, Devon, England. Fourth son of Robert (Snr, born 1828) . Like his brother Edward, Alfred worked with his father in Beaford. In 1891 Alfred 25yrs, unmarried, was still working for his father in Beaford. 1901: Alfred is 35yrs, living in Beaford with wife Hannah 32yrs (nee Ward) and daughter Edith 2yrs. Listed in Kelly's directory 1914 as Jury Alfred Wheelwright Beaford. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Edward Wheelwright 1858: Edward Jury, wheelwright. Born about 58, Beaford, Devon, England. Second son of Robert (Snr, born 1828). Edward married in 1879 (wife name unknown) but is on the 1881 census as widower, living with his parents and siblings in Beaford. His son Robert Edward Jury 1yr infant is living with his maternal grandparents Robert & Maria Dymond, Strawbery Hill. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Robert (Jnr) Wheelwright 1864: Robert. E. Jury (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1864, Beaford, Devon, England. Third son of Robert (Snr born 1828). Robert worked with his father in 1881 & 1891 in Beaford then in Dolton as wheelwright in 1901. Kelly's directory 1914 Jury Robert & Son Wheelwrights Dolton. He had a son Henry born 1893 so this may be the son noted as ‘Robert & Son’. Contact Hazel by.
JURY Robert (Snr) Wheelwright 1828: Robert Jury (Snr), wheelwright. Born about 1828, Beaford, Devon, England. In 1851 Robert was a Wheelwright in High Bickington Devon. and then in Beaford during 1861-1901. In 1861 Robert was 32yrs, Elizabeth 32yrs (born High Bickington,Devon). Children: Hannah 10yrs; Mary Jane 7yrs; William 5yrs; Edward 3yrs, Elizabeth 1yr. Mother Dorothy Jury 70yrs, widow, nurse domestic servant. John Stribbling 21yrs (whelwright). 1871: Robert as 41yrs, still in Beaford with wife Elizabeth 41yrs. Children: William 15yrs (see wheelwrights index); Elizabeth 10yrs; Elen 8yrs; Robert 7yrs (see wheelwrights index); Alfred 5yrs (see wheelwrights index). Contact Hazel by.
JURY William Wheelwright 1856: William Jury, wheelwright. Born about 1856, Beaford, Devon, England. The 1861 UK census lists William as 5yrs. Living in Beaford with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his father Robert (born 1828( and mother Elizabeth plus siblings. In 1871 WIliam is 15yrs,still with his family. IN 1881 William is 24yrs, living in Strawberry Hill, Beaford with wife Jane 27yrs (born Beaford) and daughter Elizabeth 3nths infant. Also listed in father-in-law John Isaac 72yrs,widower. In 1891 William is 35yrs, living in Morchard Bishop Shellbridge with wife Jane 38yrs(born Beaford). Children: Elizabeth 10yrs; Alfred.J. 9yrs; William. E. 7yrs; Robert 4yrs; Emma.J. 4yrs; Edmund 1 month infant. Lodger Charlie Rowe 22yrs (journeyman wheelwright). 1901: now in Kingskerswell, Devon. Sons Alfred J Jury 19yrs (wheelwright); William E Jury 17yrs (blacksmith) are working with him. See Kelly's Directory 1914 Jury & Sons Wheelwrights Kingskerswell. Contact Hazel by.
KENCH John Wheelwright 1803: John Kench, wheelwright. Born about 1803, Hock Naton, Oxfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 48yrs, living in Avon Street, Warwick Warwickshire with wife Elizabeth 53yrs (born Byfield, Northamptonshire). Children: Thomas 22yrs (wheelwright); Thomas’s wife Ann 20yrs. Other children: William 19yrs; John 16yrs; Mary 14yrs; George 14yrs; Ann 10yrs.
KENCH Thomas Wheelwright 1800: Thomas Kench, master wheelwright, employs 2 apprentices. Born about 1800, in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 36yrs, married. No wife names offered. 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. Thomas’s brother William Kench (born 1797) is also listed on the Wheelwrights Index. Contact Liz by
KENCH Thomas Wheelwright 1829: Thomas Kench, wheelwright. Born about 1829, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 22yrs, with his wife Ann 20yrs living in Avon Street, Warwick Warwickshire with Thomas’s family. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents John (born 1803) and Elizabeth Kench and sliblings
KENCH William Wheelwright 1797: William Kench, wheelwright, carpenter, Joiner. Born about 1797, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 54yrs, living in Hook Norton with wife Mary 50yrs (born Deddington, Oxfordshire). Children: George 22yrs (carpenter); Thomas 18yrs (carpenter); Mary 11yrs; John 10yrs; Edward 3yrs. William’s brother Thomas Kench (born 1800) is also listed on the Wheelwrights Index. The 1830 PIGOT's Directory of Oxfordshire states William Kench, Carpenter, Joiner, Wheelwright, at Hook Norton (page 644). 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 1810-1812 in Medstead, Hampshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 31yrs, living at Medsted, Hampshire; with parents James 58yrs and Sarah 60yrs (Farmers). Others listed William Andrews 45yrs and Mary Andrews 41yrs. In 1851 Thomas is 39yrs, living in Medstad with wife Elizabeth 28yrs (born Upton Gray Hampshire). Children: Lucius 7yrs (died Sep 1860,Alton); Henrietta 7yrs; Alice 4yrs; and a baby boy under one month old. In 1861 Thomas is 49yrs, Elizabeth 37yrs, still at Medstead. Children: Alice 14yrs; Emily.J. 12yrs; Edwin 10yrs; Sarah.A. 7yrs; Elizabeth 5yrs; Emma.L. 2yrs.
LANSLEY George Wheelwright 1796: George Lansley (Snr), wheelwright, blacksmith, innkeeper, farrier, vet surgeon. Born about 1796, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 45ys, living in Ludgershall, with Charlotte 45yrs (born Wiltshire). Children: David 20ys; George 18yrs; Alan 15yrs; Walter 13yrs; Edwin 11yrs; John 8yrs; Tom 6yrs. In 1851 George is 55yrs, living at the Bell Inn as innkeeper. Charlotte is 55yrs. Children: Edwin 18yrs (a painter); John 17yrs (blacksmith). Also listed are Charles bailey (carpenter employee); Stephen Dick ((carpenter employee); Jane Smook 16yrs (house servant). George is listed in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published June 1844. See them also in Blacksmiths of Wiltshire Index.
LAUNCHBURY John Wheelwright 1863: John.H. Lanchbury, wheelwright. Born about 1863, Aldsworth, Gloucestershire, England. The 1881 UK census lists John as 18yrs, boarder & apprentice to master wheelwright John Horlick (born 1842), in Didbrook, Wiltshire, England. In 1891 John is a wheelwright, in Didbrook, Winchcombe. 1901: John is 38yrs, living in Didbrook with wife Rhoda 46yrs (born Didbrook, small goods shop keeper). Children: Aldwin 11yrs; Walter 9yrs; Eustace 6yrs.
LE LIEVRE Abraham Wheelwright, Shipwright,Blacksmith 1827: Abraham Le Lievre, wheelwright,blacksmith, shipwright. 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, wheelwright,blacksmith. 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 1820: John Lee, wheelwright. Born about 1820-1821, Bolton Le Moors, Salford, Lancashire, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 20yrs, living in Turton, Bolton with his family parents John Lee 45yrs (a bleacher) and Mary 45yrs. Siblings: Thomas 20yrs; William 15yrs; Joseph 15yrs. John married Jane Blaimre (Blamhor) December quarter 1847 at Burnley. 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 1830: James Lincoln, wheelwright journeyman. Born about 1830, Norwich, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 27yrs, unmarried, living in Hemstead, Norfolk with his uncle master wheelwright & blacksmith John Bunting and aunt Ann Bunting. In 1861 James is 31yrs, living in Hethersett, Norfolk with wife Marianne 27yrs (born Colton, Norfolk) and daughter Richenda 3yrs and son Henry 1yr infant.
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 William 55yrs, 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 1832: David Longmate, wheelwright. Born about 1832, in Aubourn, Lincolnshire, England. David married Eliza Catton, December quarter 1853 at Lincoln. The 1861 UK census lists David as 29yrs, living in Lincoln with wife Eliza 28yrs (born Harmston, Lincolnshire). Children: Harriett 6yrs; Louisa 5yrs; Clara 1yr infant; William 1 month infant. Visitor: Ann Longmate 69yrs, widow. See freebmd.org.uk. for death of Eliza September quarter 1874 aged 41yrs. In 1881 David is 49yrs, a machine maker, living at 3 Thomas Street Lincoln with (2) wife Mary. A. 48yrs. Children: William 20yrs (unmarried, machine maker); Richard 14yrs. Niece Eliza Longmate 23yrs. Contact Diane by.
LOVIS Thomas Wheelwright 1822: Thomas Lovis, wheelwright journeyman Born about 1822, Christow, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 29yrs, working for master wheelwright & blacksmith George Murch (born 1798) at living at Mill Street, Chagford, Devon.
LOW Alexander Wheelwright 1885: Alexander Low, wheelwright. Witness to marriage at Dunsandel New Zealand 1885, of Elizabeth LOW, 26, born Scotland. Contact Anne 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 1927: Herbert Arthur Luscombe, wheelwright. Always known as Arthur. On his marriage certificate Arthur 21yrs batchelor labourer living at Beeson, he married Rita Clarke 27yrs spinster living at Kellaton. Marriage took place September quarter 1927 after banns at Stokenham Church, Kingston. Witnesses William Charles Wright and Frederick W.Clarke. 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.
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
MARKS John Wheelwright 1833: John Marks, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1833, Dover, Kent, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 18yrs, living at Romney Marsh, New Romney, Kent as apprentice to master wheelwright George Harmer (born 1818). In 1861: John.J. 29yrs, wife Rachel 32yr. Sons Henry. J. 2yrs and William. J. 1yr infant.
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 Charles Wheelwright 1828: Charles Martin, wheelwright. Born about 1828 in Chelsea, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists Charles as 23yrs, living in Chelsea with wife Ann 22yrs. (born Devon).
MARTIN James Wheelwright 1808: James Martin, master wheelwright. Born about 1808, Stoke Fleming, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 43yrs, living in the village at Stoke Fleming Dragon Green,Kingsbridge; with wife Mary 43yrs (born Dartmouth, devon) and daughter Louisa 19yrs. Also listed in journetman wheelwright Walter Lamble Basterd 22yrs.
MARTIN John Wheelwright 1776: John Martin, retired wheelwright. Born about 1776, Somerset, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 75yrsliving in Kingston, Devon with wife Elizabeth 83yrs (born Stokefleming, Devon).
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 (wheelwright) lodging at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Ansell at Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. 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 (wheelwright) lodging at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Ansell at Harwood Street, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. Contact Claire by
MAUNDER George Wheelwright 1837: George Maunder, wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1837, Chagford, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 14yrs, living at Mill Street,Chagford, Devon as apprentice to master wheelwright, blacksmith George Murch (born 1898).
MEEK James Wheelwright 1844: James Meek, wheelwright. Born about 1844, Mattishall, Norfolk, England. The 1861 UK census (Norfolk 1861 RG9/1240) lists James as 17yrs, lodging with and apprenticed to master Wheelwright & Blacksmith William Dobbs (Jnr, born 1823) and his family. Contact owner of private family tree can is on ancestry.com.
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. In 1861 Peter is 29yrs, living at Alsager with wife Elizabeth 29yrs (born Alsager). Boarder Thomas Lunt 10yrs (scholar).
MIHELL Thomas Wheelwright 1830: Thomas Mihell, wheelwright. Born about 1830-1831, Bethnal Green, Mile End Town, London, England and 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 1825: Richard Mitchell, wheelwright. Born about 1825, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists Richard as 16yrs, living in Tavistock Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr, with his brothers William Mitchell 28yrs (stone polisher) and John Mitchell (Painter)21yrs. I couldn’t find him on 1851-1861 census.
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 1790: William Morgan, wheelwright. Born about 1790-91, Sevenoaks, Kent,England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 50yrs, living in Eynsford Street, Eynsford, Kent with wife Sarah 49yrs (born Kemsing, Kent). Children: John 25yrs, George 28yrs, Julia 18yrs, Thomas 14yrs, Henry 12yrs, Francis 10yrs, William 4yrs. In 1851 William is 60yrs, Sarah is 57yrs living in Sevenoaks, and son Stephen 16yrs (shoe maker).
MORRIS William Wheelwright 1850: William Morris, wheelwright, joiner. Born 1850-1851 in Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 20yrs, apprenticed to master wheelwright Joseph West (born 1843), in Beelsby, Lincolnshire. In 1881 William is 31yrs, a joiner, living i4 New Bridge Terrace, Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire with wife Annie 33yrs, dressmaker (born Billinghay, Lincolnshire).Daughters Maria.A. 5yrs abd Mary.J. 2yrs. Apprentice dressmaker Emma Walsham 19yrs. 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 1825: George Murch (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1825, Chagford, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 26yrs, living at Mill Street, Chagford, the home of his father master wheelwright, blacksmith George Murch (born 1898). See Wheelwrights and Blacksmiths of Devon for other family members.
MURCH George (Snr) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1798: George Murch (Snr), master wheelwright, blacksmith, employing 7 men. Born aout 1798, Chagford, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 53yrs, a widower, living at Mill Street, Chagford. 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.) Thomas Lovis 29yrs (wheelwright journeyman).
NEWTH William.A. Wheelwright 1856: William. A. Newth, apprentice wheelwright. Born about 1856, Gloucestershire, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 15yrs. Apprentice to Henry Belcher (born 1838), at the village, East Hanney, Berkshire.
NEWTON John Wheelwright, 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 on the homepage for Interesting Stories. 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. Contact John by
NORRIS Edward Wheelwright 1786: Edward Norris, wheelwright. Born aout 1786, Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists Edward as 5yrs, living in the Hamlet of Blendon with wife Jane 50yrs (born Kent). Chidlren: Walter 15yrs (wheelwright) and Harriett 15yrs.
NORRIS Walter Wheelwright 1826: Walter Norris, wheelwright. Born about 1826,Kent,England. The 1841 UK census lists Walter as 15yrs, living in the Hamlet of Blendon with his family. See Wheelwrights Idnex for his father Edward Norris 55yrs and mother Jane 50yrs and sister Harriett 15yrs.
NORTH James Wheelwright,Blacksmith 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 1834: George. C. Northcott, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Stoke demeral, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 17yrs, living at No.3 Brunswick Cottages, Devonport, Devon. Son of wheelwright John & Grace Northcott. Siblings: John 29yrs (blacksmith); William 27yrs (blacksmith); Susanna 24yrs, Elizabeth 22yrs, Mary.A. 13yrs. In 1861 George is 27yrs, living in Tavistock Street, Stoke Demeral with wife Mary J. 24yrs (born Stoke Demerel). In 1871 George is 37yrs, at 60 Tavistock Street; Mary is 35yrs. No children. Also listed is aunt Mary.A. Thornton 60yrs, widow and a lodger Ellen MacDonald 68yrs.
NORTHCOTT John (Snr) Wheelwright 1788: John Northcott (Snr), master wheelwright. Born about 1788, Ashwater, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 62yrs, living at No.3 Brunswick Cottages, Devonport with wife Grace 54yrs (born Maristow, devon). 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: In 1861 John is 73yrs, a widower, living at the wheelwrights shop, in Brunswick Cottages, Stoke Demerel with son John 39yrs, unmarried (blacksmith, journeyman).
OLLEY William Wheelwright 1834: William Olley, wheelwright, engineer, employing 1 man,2 boys. Born about 1834, Colkirk,Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 17yrs, living at Mitford, Norfolk. Parents: George 55yrs & Elizabeth 53yrs (farm labourers). HIs brother James Olley 15yrs. Also listed are two grandchildren of George & Elizabeth Olley, namely George West 9yrs & Mary West 8yrs. Visitor: Charles Olley 23yrs (blacksmith). IN 1861 William is 22yrs,living Palgrave Road, Diss with wife Jane 27yrs (born Frettenham, Norfolk). Children: Rosa.A. 5yrs; Mary.A. A; Alfred 2yrs; Walter 2mths infant.
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, wheelwright at Hursley, Hampshire.
PATES James Wheelwright 1816: James Pates, wheelwright. Baptized 2nd Feb 1816at Lilley Hertfordshire, England and died 5th October 1885 at Lilley. On 11 Feb 1847 James married Sarah Bunker (born Hatfield 1814). See Wheelwrights Index for Sarah’s father Ebenezer Bunker. They were living at 7 Black Lion Lilley in 1871. 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,Blacksmith 1796: George Peacock (Snr), master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 3 men. Born about 1796, Shelfanger, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 45yrs, living in Morley St Botolph Forehoe with wife Amy 40yrs (born Wymondham, Norfolk). Children: George (jnr) 20yrs (blacksmith); Dinah 18yrs; Elizabeth 14yrs; Danial 17yrs Obidah 12yrs. In 1851 George is 56yrs, Amy is 52yrs, still at Morley St Botolph., Forehoe. Children: George(Jnr) 30yrs (see blacksmiths of Norfolk); Elizabeth Nickels (nee Peacock ) 24yrs and granddaughter Mary. A. Nickels 1yr infant. 1861: George is 66yrs, a widower, a blacksmith & wheelwright. Still in Morley with son Obadiah 32yrs and grandson William Smith 10yrs. Lodger David Woodrow, 25yrs (blacksmith).
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
PEAT Thomas Wheelwright 1816: Thomas Peat, wheelwright. Born about 1816 – 1813 (depending on various census ), Holloway, Derbyshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 25yrs, living in Belper, Derbyshire with wife Esther 30yrs (born Bonsall, Derbyshire) and son Thomas 6 months infant. In 1851 Thomas is 38yrs, Esther is 39yrs and son Thomas is 10yrs. (scholar).
PECK Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith. 1796: Thomas Peck, master wheelwright, blacksmith, employs 1 man. Born about 1796, Hunworth, Norfolk, England. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas as 45yrs, living in Hunworth with wife Ann 40yrs (born Hunworth). Also listed is niece Ann Hunn 14yrs. In 1851 Thomas is 55yrs, living in Erpingham, Norfolk; Anne is 53yrs. Also listed is niece Anne Hunn 23yrs, unmarried (school mistress) and cousin Elizabeth Jones 63yrs, unmarried.
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. In 1851 Thomas is
PHILLIPS Isaac Wheelwright 1775: Isaac Phillips, wheelwright, lived at 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, wheelwright in Hambledon, Hampshire. I have no other information.
PILGRIM Herbert William Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1878: Herbert William Pilgrim, wheelwright, 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, wheelwright, blacksmith. 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, wheelwright, blacksmith. 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, wheelwright. Married: at Exbury 11 October 1756. Worked: Exbury. Probably in Lower Exbury rather than modern Exbury proper. No other information given.
PLASKOTT (PLASKETT) Henry Wheelwright 1830: Henry Plaskott or Plaskett, wheelwright. married at Exbury 18 December 1830. Worked: Exbury. Probably in Lower Exbury rather than modern Exbury proper. No other information given.
PLATFORD Thomas Wheelwright 1871: Thomas Platford, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Norwood, Middlesex, England. The 1871 UK census lists Thomas as 37yrs, living at 7 Oak Cottages Hanwell Middlesex; with wife Emily 3oyrs (born Cheshunt,Hertfordshire, England). Children: George.R. 5yrs; Alfred.E. 3yrs; Emily.J. 1yr infant. Lodger Thomas Saich 30yrs (a dealer). 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, wheelwright at Hurstborne, Hampshire. No further information given.
POPHAM John Thomas Wheelwright 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).
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 Glyn
PORTER John Wheelwright 1792: John Porter, wheelwrgith at Basingstoke, Hampshire. No further information given.
PORTER(s) Messrs. Wheelwrighs,Carpenters 1784: Messrs Porter, wheelwrights. Carpenters at Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. No further information given.
POYLE (PILE) James Wheelwright 1829: James Poyle (PIle) Ford, wheelwright Born 24th December 1829 in Devonport, Devon, England. Son Of Peter Lawson Ford & Frances Colmer. Appears on the 1841 & 1851 Census with family. Came to Australia Married Jane Brown 27 October 1858 they had 2 daughters Fanny Ford born 1862 Amhurst, Victoria Australia Isabella Ford born 1866, Nuggetty Gully, Victoria, Australia. Occupation Wheelwright. Deserted his family believed to have gone to New Zealand or Back to England, whereabouts uknown. Contact Linda by
PRIN William (3) Wheelwright,Coachbuilder 1838: William Prin(3), wheelwright, carpenter. 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 at.
RANDLE William Wheelwright 1834: William Randle, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Ringmore, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists William as 7yrs, living in Ringmore with his parents Peter 45yrs (farmer) and Betsy 40yrs. Siblings: Elizabeth 15yrs; John 15yrs; Peter 14yrs; Thomas 11yrs; Alfred 3yrs. Also listed is house servant Ann Davis 35yrs. Apprentice Richard Farley 15yrs (born Devon). Male servant John Pengilly 15yrs. In 1851 William is 17yrs, apprentice to master wheelwright Thomas Mann, at Yealmpton. Can’t find William on census after this.
RAYNER Elias Wheelwrigh,Carpenter 1784: Elias Rayner, wheelwright, carpenter in Newport, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. I have no further information.
RENDLE Charles Wheelwright 1840: Charles Rendle, wheelwright. Born about 1840, Plymstock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 11yrs with his parents and siblings in Plympstock. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Harriet Rendle. Brothers: John.W.Rendle (see wheelwrights) ; William. H. Rendle 17yrs (see Blacksmiths of Devon), Richard Rendle 16yrs (Shipwrights Index). In 1861 Charles is 21yrs, unmarried, still with his parents at Plymstock. 1861: Charles is 21yrs,unmarried and still with his family in Plymstock.
RENDLE Francis Wheelwright 1850: Francis Rendle, wheelwright. Born about 1850-1851, Plymstock, Devon, England. The 1861 UK census lists Francis as 9yrs, living with his parents and siblings in Plymstock. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John and Harriet Rendle and many other family members. 1871: Francis is 20yrs, unmarried still in Plymstock with parents John & Harriet and brother John.W. Rendle
RENDLE John Wheelwright 1805: John Rendle (Snr) , wheelwright, innkkeeper. Born about 1805, Plymstock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 46yrs, living in Plymstock with wife Harriet 39yrs (born Plymstock). Children: John. H. Rendle 19yrs (Wheelwright); William.H.Rendle 17yrs(Blacksmith; Richard Rendle 16yrs(Shipwright); Charles.W. 11yrs; Samuel. H. 9yrs; Angeline 7yrs; James.E . 6 yrs; Emmanuel 5yrs; Harry 4yrs. In 1861 John is 56yrs, still in Plymstock; Harriet is 48yrs. Children: John 20yrs, unmarried (wheelwright); Charles 21yrs, unmarried (Wheelwright); Samuel 20yrs, unmarried (carpenter); Angelina 18yrs; James.E. 16yrs; Emmanuel 15yrs; Harry 13yrs; Francis 9yrs. Lodger John Sloman 42yrs (labourer). 1871: John is 66yrs;Harriet 59yrs. Sons John 39yrs, unmarried (wheelwright) and Francis 20yrs, unmarried (Wheelwright). Lodger John Sloman 56yrs (labouer).
RENDLE John W. Wheelwright 1832: John.W. Rendle (Jnr), wheelwright. Born about 1832, Plymstock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 19yrs with his parents and siblings in Plympstock. See Wheelwrights Index for parents John & Harriet Rendle. Brothers: William.H. Rendle 17yrs(see Blacksmiths of Devon), Richard Rendle 16yrs(Shipwrights Index). 1861: John .W. is 20yrs, unmarried and still with his family in Plymstock. 1871: John is 39yrs, unmarried, still with his parents in Plymstock and brother Francis 20yrs (wheelwright).
REYNOLDS John.T. Wheelwright 1828: John. T. Reynolds, master wheelwright. Born about 1828, Lincoln, England. The 190 1UK Census lists John as 73yrs, a wheelwright living in Village Street Lincoln. Also listed are servants Mary Stratton 49yrs and Sarah Moyes 15yrs. Apprentice Tom West 19yrs see Wheelwrights Index for the West families). 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,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 1831: David Rimmer, Master Wheelwright. Born 1831, Maghull Lancashire, England and died 1909. The 1841 UK census lists David as 10yrs, living in Prescott, Lancashire with his mother Barbara 55yrs(born Lancashire). Siblings: Richard 20yrs; Ellen 15yrs; James 3yrs. They lived mainly in St Helens, Eccleston area. 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) Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1862: William Edward (Ned) Ringgold, blacksmith, wheelwright. 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. Contact Joan by
ROBERTS Herbert Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1843: Herbert Roberts, blacksmith and wheelwright. Born 26th February 1843, in Warbleton, Sussex, England to Robert and Elizabeth Roberts. Herbert married Esther Childs in 1867 and is shown working as a blacksmith in Chiddingstone (1871) and Otford (1881), both in Kent, before he settled in Eynsford from the 1891 census. He is described on his childrens wedding certificate as a wheelwright as well as blacksmith. He had 5 children: Rose, Emily, Arthur, Clement and Annie, and also raised Rose's son, also called Clement, as if his own son. Clement was my Great Grandfather. Herbert died 9th January 1912. Listed on Blacksmiths Kent and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Caroline by
ROBINSON Thomas Wheelwrigh,Carpenter 1792: Thomas Robinson, a wheelwright in Broughton, Hampshire. I have no further information.
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, wheelwright. Born 15 August 1881 at Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. The 1901 census lists Henry as living in West Derby, Liverpool. 1911: Henry is 30yrs old, living at 33 Prescot Road, Knotty Ash with wife Mary Eleanor 28yrs (born Liverpool) and son Sidney 2yrs infant. Still living with parents Henry (73yrs) and Alice(67yrs) Rothwell. Contact Paul by
ROWE Charlie Wheelwright 1869: Charlie Rowe, wheelwright journeyman, carpenter. Born about 1869, Bickleigh, Devon England. The 1891 UK census lists Charlie as 22yrs, lodging with wheelwright William Jury (born 1856) and his family in Shellbridge, Devon. 1901: Charlie is 32yrs. A carpenter Living in Columpton Devon with wife Louisa 32yrs (born Wasford Pyne,Devon). Children: Charlie 7yrs; Albein 4yrs; Hedley 1yr infant.
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 1791: George Rudledge,wheelwright. Born about 1791, Crownthorpe, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists George as 60yrs, a pauper and an Inmate at I -Workhouse, Forehoe, Wicklewood Forehoe, Norfolk. Also listed in Prisoners/Paupers Index.
RUNDLE Philip Wheelwright 1830: Philip Rundle, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1830-31in Kelly, Devon, England. The 1851 Uk census lists Philip as 20yrs, apprenticed to master wheelwright Mathew Hawkins (listed in this index) at Felldownlead, Tavistock, Devon. In 1861 Philip is 30yrs, a carpenter living in Kelly with wife Isabella 36yrs (born Moray Scotland and daughter Lucy 2yrs.
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 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 (Jnr) 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 (Snr) Wheelwright 1819: William Salter (Snr), 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, wheelwright. Born about 1834 in Beelsby. The 1851 Uk Census lists John as 17yrs, a wheelwright in Beelsby, with his mother master wheelwright Mary Scaman 44yrs (see Wheelwrights Index). Other family members are listed. Contact John by
SCAMAN Mary Wheelwright,Ironmonger 1807: Mary Scaman ,wheelwright, iron worker. Born Mary West, daughter of Joseph and Lucy West (nee Betts)and baptised in Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England on 15th February 1807. Still in Beelsby, she married on 14th May 1833, Joseph Scaman, also of Beelsby. In the 1851 Census she is listed in Beelsby as a wheelwright's widow employing 3 men. By 1861, still in Beelsby she is listed as a wheelwright and Iron founder (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, Linconshire, to live with another daughter , Lucy, married to Edmund Hewson (wheelwright). Mary is also listed in the Iron workers Index. 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 1838: Henry Scown, wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1838, Poughill,(Stratton) Cornwall, England. The 1841 UK census lists Henry as 3yrs, living in Stratton with his mother Anne nee Emmett 23yrs (born Poughill, Cornwall), Elizabeth Grace Scown 2yrs and Jane Woody 25yrs. In 1851 Henry is 13yrs,a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire ( maybe he absconded from his apprenticeship???). Henry is listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Prisoners Index. In 1861 Henry is 24yrs, a seaman RN, staying with his father William Scown 50yrs (wheelwright) and mother Anne 48yrs. His siblings listed are: Elizabeth 23yrs; Mary. A. 19yrs; John 9yrs; George 7yrs.
SCOWN William Wheelwright 1811: William Scown, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1811, St Davids, Teignmouth, Devon, England. The 1861 UK census lists William as 50yrs, living in Teignmouth with Anne is 48yrs. Children: William 27yrs; Henry 24yrs (seaman RN); Elizabeth 23yrs; Mary.A. 19yrs; John 9yrs; George 7yrs. 1871: William is 60yrs, still in Teignmouth. Anne is 58yrs. Children: John 20yrs (carpenter); George 18yrs (carpenter); Sarah 10yrs.
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 1834: William Simes(Symes), wheelwright, Carpenter. Born about 1834, Stoke, St Gregory, Somerset, England. The 1861 UK census lists William as 27yrs, living at Wind Mill Road, Stoke St Gregory with wife Sarah 24yrs (born Stoke St Gregory). In 1871 William is 36yrs, Sarah 34yrs, living in Woodhill Road, Stoker St Gregory. Children: Elizabeth1 5yrs; Sarah Jane 13yrs; Charles Robert 9yrs; Henry 7yrs. 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 (born devon). Children: Sarah Louisa 3yrs and Mary Jane 1yr infant. In 1851, cannot find John or Sarah and Sarah Louise 13yrs is with her grandmother Mary Skinner 64yrs, widow and her aunt Ann Skinner 26yrs , unmarried (milliner), living in North Street, Ashburton. IT looks like John has remarried to wife(2) harriet and Mary Jane is with them. However, in 1861 it looks as though both Sarah Louise and Mary Jane are listed as Mary.A 21yrs?? and Sarah. A. 13yrs???, servants at High Grove – house of Catherine Jones 48yrs,widow.
SLOGGETT Richard Wheelwright 1816: Richard Sloggett, wheelwright,coachbuilder. Born about 1816, Devon, England. 1841 UK census lists Richard as 25yrs, living in Garden Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. Parents: Richard 45yrs (labourer) & Phillis 55yrs. Brothers Edward 22yrs and William 18yrs. In 1851 Richard is 38yrs, wife mary Ann 28yrs living at 14 Cambridge Lane West, Christchurch, Plymouth. Children: Richard 7yrs; Mary Ann Phillis 4yrs, Joannah 1yr.
SLOMAN THomas Wheelwright 1842: Thomas Sloman,wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1842, Cheldon, Devon. The 1871 UK census lists Thomas as 29yrs, living at Witheridge with wife Mary.J. 34yrs (born Winkleigh,Devon). Children: Mary.J. 7yrs; Ann 5yrsWilliam 3yrs; Thomas 10 months infant.
SMITH James Wheelwright 1840: James Smith (Snr), blacksmith, wheelwright. Born about 1840-1841, 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, Kent) 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, carpenter. Born about 1801 in Westonzoyland, Somerset, England. 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 1803: William Spooner, wheelwright. Born about 1803, Gt Bircham, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 48yrs, living in Tofts Road, Docking Union, Norfolk. Brother-in-law of John Groom 56yrs (See Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index).
STAINGER Peter Wheelwright 1881: Peter Stainger. Marriage in Selwyn district New Zealand 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 (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.
STARK Robinson Wheelwright 1839: Robinson Stark, wheelwright. Born about 1839 in Swallow, Lincolnshire, England. 1861 Census shows him as a wheelwright in Beelsby, Linconshire, in the household of master wheelwright Mary Scaman (see Wheelwrights Index). In 1871 Robinson is 32yrs, living in Tetney, Lincolnshire with wife Dorcas 30yrs. 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 1776: George Stilwill, wheelwright. Born aout 1776, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists George as 65yrs,living in Batton Street, Plymouth Parish of St.Charles the Martyr. With him is Henry Stilwill 15yrs, tallow chandler journeyman (born Devon).
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 1813: William Strutt, retired wheelwright. Born about 1813, Cornworthy, Totnes, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 38yrs Lodging with the Ferris family (blacksmiths) in Tideford, Cornworthy.
SYDENHAM John Wheelwright 1800: John Sydenham, wheelwright. Born about 1800-1801,Plymouth, Devon, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 40yrs, living at No 12 Victoria Street, Plymouth with wife Betty 40yrs (born Devon)Children: Aaron 11yrs; James 9yrs; Ann 5yrs; Mary 2yrs.
TALL Frederick Wheelwright 1808: Frederick Tall, wheelwright. Born about 1808, Plympton St Mary, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Frederick as 43yrs, living in the Ring of Bells Inn, Plympton St Mary, Devon with wife Mary Ann (born Plympton). See Blacksmiths Index for sons George & Isaac. Several other children listed - see census 1851.
TANCOCK Henry Wheelwright 1825: Henry Tancock, wheelwright, carpenter, machinist. Born about 1825, Winkleigh, Devon, England. The 1841 Uk census lists Henry as 15yrs, living in Winkleigh with his parents William 50yrs (labourer) and Nancy 50yrs and his sister Anne 14yrs. In 1851 Henry is 26yrs, living at Sandy Park, Sandy Park, Drewsteignton Okehampton, Devon, working for carpenter John & Ann Williams. IN 1861 Henry is 34yrs, a wheelwright and machinist, living at 3 Garden Street, Plymouth,Devon with wife Harrier.A. 31yrs (born Teigmouth, Devon). Children: Henry .?J. 7yrs; Ellen.A. 6yrs; Albert.R. 3yrs. Servant William Strang 18yrs.
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 Benjamin Wheelwright 1832: Benjamin Thurling, wheelwright. Born 1832 and Christened 24 June 1832, Hardingham, Nofolk, England (see familysearch.org). The 1851 UK census lists Benjamin as 18yrs, living in Hackford Road, Mitford with his parents master blacksmith William Tharling (bonr 1804) and Elizabeth. Plus his brother William (Jnr) a blacksmith and sister Elizabeth Mary 24yrs, unmarried. Cannot find Benjamin on 181 census. The is a death on familysearch.org for one Benjamin Thurling, 27 June 1852, buried at Hardingham.
THOMPSON Burch Wheelwright 1792: Burch Thompson, wheelwright of Portsmouth, Hampshire. No other information available.
THOMPSON Joseph Wheelwright 1791: Joseph Thompson, wheelwright. Born about 1791 in Kent, England. The 1841 UK census lists Joseph as 50yrs, living at Northfleet, Kent with wife Mary 45yrs (born Kent).
THORNE Thomas Wheelwright 1830: Thomas Thorne, wheelwright. Born 1830-1831 in Hackney, Kingsteignton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Thomas as 20yrs, living in Hackney, Kingsteignton with his widowed mother Sarah 58yrs (born Widdicombe, Devon) and brother Charles 16yrs (born 1835 see Blacksmiths of Devon). 1861 Thomas is 20yrs, living in Sandpit Cottages, Newton Abbot, Devon with wife Elizabeth 32yrs (born Highweek, Devon). Children: Edith 5yrs; Sarah Jane 3yrsHenry 1yr infant.
TILLER Richard Wheelwright 1792: Richard Tiller, a wheelwright in Fordingbridge, Hampshire.
TOTTERDELL James (Jnr) Wheelwright 1840: James Totterdell (Jnr), wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1840-41, Creech St Michael Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists James as 31yrs, living in Creech St Michael with wife Mary Ann 35yrs (born Durston Somerset). 181: James is 40yrs, still in Creech. Mary Ann 48yrs. Chidlren Elziabeth 14yrs; Thomas.J. 11yrs and Edward.A. 8yrs. Contact Mike
TOWN John Wheelwright,Blacksmith, Farrier John Town, wheelwright,blacksmith. Son of Thomas (see Blacksmiths of Kent Index).Contact Bryn at
TOWN Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith, Farrier Thomas Town,wheelwright,blacksmith. Son of Jesse (see Blacksmiths of Kent Index). Contact Bryn at
TRAXTON Edward Wheelwright 1834: Edward Traxton, wheelwright. Born about 1834, Moulton, Norfok, England. The 1851 UK census lists Edward as 17yrs, living in Blofield, Norfolk with his parents. See blacksmiths of Norfolk for Robert 38yrs and Maria 37yrs. Siblings: John 14yrs (errand boy); Ellen 9yrs; Emily 6yrs; Pamela 1yr infant.
TREADWELL Joseph Wheelwright, Blacksmith 1843: Joseph Treadwell, wheelwright, blacksmith. Born 27 Sep 1843, Tubney, Berkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists Joseph as 7yrs, living in Tubney with his parents John 50yrs (a labourer) and Hannah 39yrs. Siblings: Alfred 16yrs; Jane 5yrs; Charlotte 3yrs and Mary 1yr infant. IN 1861 Joseph is 17yrs, still in Tubney with his widowed father John 67yrs. Siblings: Jane 15yrs; Charlotte 13yrs; Mary 11yrs; Elizabeth 4yrs. ?John’s son in law = Alfred Broughton 25yrs, unmarried (ag. labourer). Joseph emigrated to New Zealand in 1875. He worked at Port Albert, North Auckland. Joseph died 11 Feb 1938 at Wellsford. He is listed in Blacksmiths of Berkshire and Wheelwrights Indexes. Contact Merlene
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.
TUCKER Thomas Wheelwright,Blacksmith 1869: Thomas Tucker, blacksmith, wheelwright. Born1869 in Somerset, England. Thomas married Katherine Brennan in1900 at Nambour Qld Aus. They had 4 sons Thomas who died as a baby, Robert, Walter & Stanley. Thomas's blacksmith shop was on the corner of Currie St, Nambour, He also had a shop in Eumundi. Thomas & Katherine are buried in Old Nambour Cemetery. Listed in Blacksmiths of Australia and Somerset plus the Wheelwrights Index. Contact Karen by
TYLER John Wheelwright 1850: John Tyler, wheelwright. Born 1850-1851in Gloucestershire, England. Son of William born 1813 (Wheelwright). Brothers: William (Jnr) born 1845 (wheelwright) and Richard Henry born 1853 (blacksmith). Sister: Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a blacksmith) Contact Debra by .
TYLER William (Jnr) Wheelwright 1845: William Tyler (Jnr), wheelwright. born 1845 in Gloucestershire. Father: William born 1813(Wheelwright). Brothers: John born 1850-1851(wheelwright) and Richard Henry born 1853 (blacksmith).Sister: Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a Blacksmith) For further information Contact Debra by .
TYLER William (Snr) Wheelwright 1813: William Tyler (Snr), master wheelwright,employs 2 men. 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) 1823: W.R.Unknown , wheelwright. Born about 1823, Boston, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 28yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock. Listed in Wheelwrights and Prisoners Indexes.
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 says that her knowledge is a bit vague I'm 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 as a farrier in the North 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 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).
WARD John Wheelwright 1825: John Ward, wheelwright. Born approx 1825, Kimberworth, Yorkshire, England. Married one Sarah Berridge in Kimberworth, Yorkshire in 1866 and later immigrated with his family to Canada in 1868 and died in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1881 where he worked as a carpenter. Marriage documentation indicates at the time of his marriage he was a resident of Kimberworth, Yorkshire, his occupation was as a wheelwright and that his father was a lumber merchant. I am desperately seeking information regarding John Ward. Contact Jim by
WARE John Wheelwright, Carpenter 1819: John Ware, wheelwright, carpenter. Born about 1819 in Moorlinch, Somerset, England. 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. Born about 1824, Kenn Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 27yrs, unmarried, living & working for master wheelwright William Cleave at Fore St Newton Abbot, Chudleigh, Devonshire.
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 1801: John Webb, wheelwright. Born about 1801, Shere, Surrey, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 40yrs, living in Shere with wife Mary 35yrs (born Surrey). Children: John 11yrs; Ann 9yrs; Edmond 7yrs; William 4yrs; Thomas 11months infant.
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, England. 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 1878: Charles R.West, wheelwright, joiner. Born about 1878 in Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England. 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. Contact John by
WEST George Wheelwright 1872: George West, wheelwright. Born about 1872, in Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England. 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. Contact John by
WEST George.A. Wheelwright 1885: George A.West , wheelwright, joiner. Born about 1855 in Cuxwold, Lincolnshire, England. Parents: George Parker West and Frances West (nee Maidens). He is listed in the 1901 Cenus as an Apprentice Wheelwright and Joiner in Beelsby, Lincolnshire. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. Contact John by
WEST Joseph Wheelwright 1842: Joseph West , master wheelwright, employs an apprentice. Born 22nd February 1842 in Ashby cum Fenby, Lincolnshire, England. Parents: Joseph West and Ann West (nee Parker). The 1861 UK census lists Joseph as 19yrs, an apprentice employed by his aunt Mary Scaman in Beelsby, Lincolnshire (see Wheelwrights index) . In 1871 Joseph is 29ys, living in Beelsby with wife Maria 27yrs (born Ulceby Lincolnshire). Children: Alice.A. 8 months infant. Apprentice William Marris 20yrs (born Barnolby le Beck, Lincolnshire). Betsy. J. Twiddle 12yrs house servant. Contact John by
WEST Samuel Wheelwright 1834: Samuel West, wheelwright apprentice. 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. Contact John by
WEST Thomas Wheelwright 1803: Thomas West,wheelwright. Born 16th October 1803 in Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England. Parents: 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. Contact John by
WEST Tom Wheelwright 1873: Tom West, wheelwright. Born about 1873, Beelsby, Lincolnshire, England. 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. Contact John by
WEST Tom Wheelwright 1882: Tom West,wheelwright apprentice. Born about 1882 in Goxhil , Lincolnshire, England. Parents: Thomas and Hannah West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Wheelwright's Apprentice in Billinghay St.Michael, Lincolnshire. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire. Contact John by
WEST Walter William Wheelwright 1861: Walter Williams West, coachbuilder, blacksmith, wheelwright,. Born 12 April 1861, Mortlake, Victoria, Australia. 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 1796: Joseph Westbrook, wheelwright. Born about 1796, Hampshire,England. The 1841 UK census lists Joseph as 45yrs, living in Medsted,Hampshire with wife Jane 50yrs (born Hampshire and Flora Westbrook 16yrs. Also listed is his father William 75yrs Independant).
WHEELER Richard Wheelwright 1792: Richard Wheeler, a wheelwright in Kingsclere, Hampshire.
WHELLER Joseph Wheelwright 1806: Joseph Wheller, wheelwright. Born about 1806 in Chedzoy, Somerset, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 65yrs, at Middlezoy with wife Charlotte 63yrs (born Middlezoy). Contact Mike
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, a wheelwright in Twyford & Shawford, Hampshire.
WHITEHAN John Wheelwright 1827: John Whiteman, wheelwright. Born about 1827, St Peter Port, Guernsey , Channel Islands. The 1861 Census for Guernsey lists John as 24yrs, living at Messienne House, St. Martin, Guernsey with wife Elizabeth 23yrs (born England).
WHITEMAN Ambrose Wheelwright&Prisoner 1809: Ambrose Whiteman, wheelwright. Born about 1809, Feltwel, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Ambrose as 42yrs, a prisoner at I-Norwich Castle, Castle Hill, Norwich , Norfolk. Listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Prisoners Index.
WHITEROD Edward Wheelwright 1811: Edward Whiterod, wheelwright. Born about 1811, Mattishall, Noroflk, England. The 1851 UK census lists Edward as 40yrs, living in Norwich Road, Mitford, Norfolk. With wife Maria Sophia 29yrs (born East Tuddenham, Norfolk). Children: 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, wheelwright. Born about 1776, Sheriffhales, Shropshire, England and died in Sheriffhales in 1860. Recorded as a Wheelwright in Sheriffhales, Shropshire from 1816 to 1822. Latter he became a farmer. Married Jane Holt in 1815. Eight children, two of whom - George and John emigrated to Australia 1852/1854). 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 1797: Giles Willing, master wheelwright, employs 2 men. Born about 1797, Plymstock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Giles as 54yrs, living at Keatom, Ugborough, Totnes, Devon with wife Mary R. 49yrs (born Ermington, Devon). See Blacksmiths Index for son Richard 27yrs. See Wheelwrights Index for other son John 25yrs.
WILLING John W. Wheelwright 1826: John.W.Willing, master wheelwright, employs 1 man. Born about 1826, Ugborough , Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 25yrs, at Keaton,Totnes. See Wheelwrights Index for parents Giles & Mary Willing. See Blacksmiths Index for his brother Richard.
WINGFIELD Thomas Wheelwright 1807: Thomas Windfield, wheelwright. Born about 1807, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England. In 1861 Thomas is 54ys, living Ruislip, Middlesex with wife Charlotte 55yrs (born Amersham). Sons: Thomas 29yrs, unmarried (farm labourer) and William 21yrs, unmarried (farm labourer). Lodger: George Brill 21yrs (farm labourer).
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 1820: James Witt, wheelwright. Born 1820-1821, Fovant, Wiltshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists James as 20yrs, lodging with his family. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents John & Charlotte Witt and sister Louisa 15yrs.
WITT John Wheelwright 1786: John Witt, master wheelwright. Born about 1786, Fovant, Wiltshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists John as 55yrs living in Fovant with wife Charlotte 50yrs. Children: James 20yrs (see Wheelwrights Index) and Louisa 25yrs. See Blacksmiths of Wiltshire for other WITTs.
WOOLEY Arthur Wheelwright 1848: Arthur Wooley, wheelwright. Frome Road, Bradford,West Yorkshire. (see 1848 Directory for Bradford on Avon).
WRIGHT Jesse Wheelwright 1835: Jesse Wright, wheelwright. Born about 1835, Holcombe Rogus, devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Jesse as 16yrs, at New Inn, Wellington, Devon. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents Samuel & Sarah Wright. See Blacksmith Index for his brother Samuel.
WRIGHT Samuel (Snr) Wheelwright, Innkeeper 1794: Samuel Wright (Snr), Wheelwright. Born about 1794, Hockworthy, Devon, England. The 1851 Uk census lists Samuel as 57yrs, at New Inn,Wellington, Devon with wife Sarah 56yrs (born Ashbrittle, Somerset0. See Blacksmiths Index for son Samuel 28yrs. See Wheelwrights Index for sons Jesse 16yrs & Walter 14yrs.
WRIGHT Walter Wheelwright 1837: Walter Wright, wheelwright. Born about 1837, Holcombe Rogus, Devon, England. The 1851 Uk census lists Walter as 14yrs, at New Inn, Wellington, Devon. See Wheelwrights Index for his parents Samuel & Sarah Wright. See Blacksmith Index for brother Samuel.
YOUNG James Wheelwright 1787: James Young Wheelwright in the Calton area of Glasgow and Janet Thomson his spouse had a daughter named Janet Young, born upon the 26th day of November and Baptized by Mr Pirrie Shotts Parish Register 1707-1855 Note 42, Lanark. I have no other information.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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