Bedfordshire Blacksmiths

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Surname Given Name Trade Year NoteseMail website
BENBOW Samuel Blacksmith 1762 Samuel Benbow, blacksmith. Born about 1762 in Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England. His entry in the Bedfordshire Gaol Database names his occupation as 'Blacksmith'. Samuel Benbow lived in Ampthill.  
EKIN Sarah Blacksmith 1776 Sarah Ekins (aka Flawn), blacksmith. Born about 1776 and died 1848 in Bedfordshire, England. In 1798 Sarah married James Flawn, a blacksmith of Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire and traded as a blacksmith after his death. No further information given.  
FLAWN James. Blacksmith 1798 James Flawn, blacksmith. Born and did in Bedfordshire, England. James was a blacksmith of Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire. In 1798 James married Sarah Ekin (Born 1776 a blacksmith). Sarah carried on the business after James died. No further information given.  
FLAWN Thomas Blacksmith 1693 Thomas Flawn, blacksmith. Born about 1693 and died 1709 in Bedfordshire, England. Blacksmith of Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire. No further information given.  
FLAWN Thomas Blacksmith 1695 Thomas Flawn, blacksmith. Born about 1695 and died 1778 in Bedfordshire, England. Blacksmith of Cranfield, Harlington and Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire. No further information given.  
FLAWN William Blacksmith 1748 William Flawn, blacksmith. Born about 1748 and died 1784 in Bedfordshire, England. Blacksmith of Cranfield, Harlington and Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire. No further information given.  
SNOW George Jonathan Page Blacksmith 1838 George Jonathan Page Snow, blacksmith. Born 1838 in Bedfordshire, England. He was a blacksmith & in 1881 was living in Poular, London. Third son of Thomas Page Snow listed in this Index.  
SNOW James Page Blacksmith 1833 James Page Snow, blacksmith. Born 1833 in Bedfordshire, England. He was a blacksmith in 1861 and he was living in Westminster, London. Second son of Thomas Page Snow listed in this Index.  
SNOW Thomas Blacksmith 1830 Thomas Snow,blacksmith journeyman. Born 1830 in Bedfordshire, England. He was listed as a journeyman blacksmith in 1851 census and a fireman in 1861 census. First Son of Thomas Page Snow listed in this Index.  
SNOW Thomas Page Blacksmith 1805 Thomas Page Snow, blacksmith & Parish Clerk. Born 1805 in Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England. Died 1884 in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Thomas P. Snow married twice. The 1841 UK census lists him as 35yrs living at Church End, Keysoe, Bedfordshire with first wife Ann nee Abrahams 37yrs (they married 1827). Ann died in 1844. Their children: Thomas 11yrs; Ann 9yrs; James 7yrs; William 5yrs; George 2yrs. The 1861 UK census lists him as 55yrs, living at Greenhill Street, Bedfordshire with second wife Elizabeth nee Colbert 45yrs. Children listed in 1861 were: Sarah Ann 11yrs; Agnes. L. 9yrs; Walter. P. 3yrs. In 1871 the census has him as 66yrs still at same address; wife Elizabeth 58yrs. Son Walter. P. Snow 13yrs. The 1881 UK census lists Thomas Page Snow as "formely blacksmith".  
SQUIRES Abraham Blacksmith 1791 Abraham Squires was born around 1791 & lived in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. His brother William and William's son Thomas were also blacksmiths in Luton.  
SQUIRES Thomas Blacksmith 1837 Thomas Squires was born in 1837 & was Christened on 30th July 1837. Lived & worked in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He died in 1872 leaving his wife Rebecca Newberry Waller with 6 children, the youngest was a 1yr old infant. Thomas's father William Squires & uncle Abraham Squires were also blacksmiths in Luton, Bedfordshire.  
SQUIRES William Blacksmith 1797 William Squires was born in 1797 & Christened on 2nd June 1797. Lived & worked in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. He died in 1847. His older brother Abraham Squires (born 1791) & his son Thomas (1837-1872) were also blacksmiths in Luton, Bedfordshire.  
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