Prisoner Blacksmiths

Compiled by Ann Spiro

Add your information using the Contribution form.



Catalan forge
Click on the first letter of the Surname :

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Surname Given Name Trade Year NoteseMail website
BARRATT William Blacksmith 1803 William Barratt, blacksmith, journeyman. Born about 1803, Yealmpton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 48yrs, a Prisoner at 1 - Guildhall, Plymouth. Listed in Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Index.    
BEWIT James Wheelwright 1800 James Bewitt, wheelwright. Born about 1800-1801, 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 and Prisoners Index.    
CRUSE Samuel Blacksmith,Farrier 1781 Samuel Cruse, blacksmith, farrier. Born about 1781, Kenton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Samuel as 70yrs, a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prison, St David,Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Index.    
CRUZE William Blacksmith 1832 William Cruze, blacksmith. Born about 1832, Tavistock, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists William as 19yrs, a prisoner at Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Index.    
EVANS John Blacksmith 1810 John Evans, blacksmith. Born about 1810, Totnes, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 41yrs, a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Index.    
FOSTER James Shipwright 1825 James Foster, shipwright. Born about 1825, Brixham, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 26yrs,a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in Shipwrights and Prisoner Indexes.    
MARTIN James Blacksmith 1827 James Martin, blacksmith. Born about 1827, London Vauxhall-London, England. The 1851 UK census lists James as 24yrs, a prisoner at I-Norwich Castle, Castle Hill, Norwich , Norfolk. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk and Prisoenrs Indexes.    
MATTHEWS Richard Blacksmith 1810 Richard Matthews, blacksmith. Born about 1810, Plymouth, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists Richard as 41yrs, a prisoner at 1-Sheriffs Ward for Debtors, Apostle,St.Thomas, Devon. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Indexes.    
SCOWN Henry Wheelwright 1838 Henry Scown, wheelwright. Born about 1838, Straddon, Cornwall, England. The 1851 UK census lists Henry as 13yrs,a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. . Listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Prisoners Index.    
SHARLAND Thomas Blacksmith (illegally) 1741 Thomas Sharland. See 79 Traverses and Felons Devon Quarter Sessions Easter 1741. Thomas Sharland - For using and Exercising the Art Mistery or manuell occupation of a Smith at Sandford from the 7th July 1740 to 7th October then next following having not been brought up for the space of 7 years as an apprentice in such Trade contrary to ye form of ye statute in such case made and provided. [Testimony: Roger Brewer; Thomas Chaunter]. Thomas could be Richard Chanter’s(a Blacksmith of Devon) uncle born 1685 who married a Mary Pope on 17 Jan 1717 or his son Thomas 1720 - 1759 who married an Elizabeth Bond on 22 Sep 1745. Thomas is also listed in the Prisoners & Paupers Index.  
SMITH John Blacksmith 1800 John Smith, master blacksmith. Born about 1800-1801, Churchstaunton, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 50yrs, a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prisons, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Index.    
TYAS William Thomas Silversmith Watchmaker 1796 William Thomas Tyas, silversmith, jeweller, watchmaker. Born about 1796, St. Giles Cripplegatem London. Convicted for robbery (the Old Bailey) See Interesting Stories Link and Clock & Watchmakers link. Contact at  
UNKNOWN B.G. Blacksmith 1833 B.G. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1833, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 18yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN B.L. Blacksmith 1799 B.L. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1799-1800, Cradley, Worcestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 51yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Worcestershire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN E.S. Whitesmith 1827 E.S. Unknown, whitesmith. Born about 1827, Lamback, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 24yrs, aTin Plate Worker, a prisoner at 1 -Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN G.B. Blacksmith 1817 G.B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1817, Tipton, Staffordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 34yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Staffordshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN G.M. Boiler Maker 1826 G.M. Unknown, boiler maker. Born about 1826, Lothborough, Leicestsershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 25yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the boiler makers and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN G.S. Whitesmith 1833 G.S. Unknown, whitesmith. Born about 1833, Foreham, Hampshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 18yrs, a tinsmith, a prisoner at I-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN G.V. Blacksmith 1822 G.V. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1822, Hayland, Suffolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 29yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Suffolk and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.A. Nail maker 1828 J.A. Unknown, nail maker. Born about 1828, Preston Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 23yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the index for Bolts-Hinges-Nails and Prisoner Index    
UNKNOWN J.B. Blacksmith 1823 J. B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1823, Broadclist, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 28yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.B. Whitesmith 1824 J.B., Unknown, blacksmith, engineer. Born about 1824, Exeter, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, a prisoner at 1 -Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock. Born: Exeter-DEV. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.B.B. Blacksmith 1820 J.B.B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1820, Baguley, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 30yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford,Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Cheshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.C. Blacksmith 1830 J. C. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1830-31, St.Clements, Oxfordshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Oxford and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.D. Blacksmith 1830 J. D. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1830-31, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.H Silversmith 1819 J.H. Unknown, silversmith. Born about 1819, Chelsea, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 32yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.H. Silversmith 1835 J.H. Unknown, silversmith. Born about 1835, London, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 16yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon.    
UNKNOWN J.I. Boiler Maker 1827 J.I. Unknown, boiler maker. Born about 1827, Newcastle on Tyne-Ntm. The 1851 UK census lists him as 24yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the boiler makers and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.L. Blacksmith 1829 J. L. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1829, Ireland. The 1851 UK census lists him as 22yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Ireland and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.L. Boiler Maker 1830 J.L. Unknown, a boiler maker. Born about 1830, Crounburn, Gloucestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the boiler makers and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.M. Whitesmith 1834 J.M, Unknown, whitesmith. Born about 1834, Hull Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 17yrs, a tin man, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock. Born: Hull-YKS. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.O'C Iron Worker 1824 J.O'C. Unknown , iron worker. Born about 1824, Chelsea, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Iron Workers and Prisoner Index.    
UNKNOWN J.P. Blacksmith 1815 J. P. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1815, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 36yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Middlesex and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.W. Whitesmith 1815 J.W., Unknown, whitesmith. Born about 1815, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 36yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN J.W. Coach Builder 1830 J.W. Unknown , coach maker. Born about 1830-31, Halifax, Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Cartwrights and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN M.V. File Maker 1824 M.V. Unknown, file maker. Born about 1824, Winchester, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devon. Listed in the Bolts-Hinges-Nails and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN N.R. Blacksmith 1824 N. R. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1824, Market Harland, Norfolk, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 27yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN R.B. Blacksmith 1817 R. B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1817, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 34yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN R.H. Blacksmith 1826 R. H. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1826, Billinger, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 25yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN R.R. Coppersmith 1830 R.R. Unknown, brass turner. Born about 1830-31, Bolton, Lancashire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a convict at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Coppersmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN R.R. Coppersmith 1809 R.R. Unknown, brass turner. Born about 1809, Chettenham, Gloucestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 42yrs, at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Coppersmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN S.B. Coppersmith 1833 S.B. Unknown, brass turner. Born about 1833, Esham, Worcestershire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 18yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Coppersmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN S.G. Blacksmith 1820 S. G. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1820, Easingwold, Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 31yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN S.G. Blacksmith 1820 S. G. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1820, Easingwold, Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 31yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN S.W. Whitesmith 1830 S.W, Unknown, whitesmith. Born about 1830, Edinburgh, Scotland. The 1851 UK census lists him as 21yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN T.B. Blacksmith 1825 T. B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1825, Congleton, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 26yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Cheshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN T.H. Blacksmith 1830 T. H. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Ketturrasleigh , Ireland. The 1851 UK census lists him as 21yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Ireland and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN T.H. Iron Worker 1832 T.H. Unknown, iron worker, Born about 1832, Halstead, Essex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 19yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock,Devonshire. Listed in the Iron Workers and Prisoner Index.    
UNKNOWN T.W. Blacksmith 1820 T.W. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1820-21, Guildford, Surrey, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 30yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Surrey and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.B. Blacksmith 1832 W.B. Unknown,blacksmith. Born about 1832, Carlisle, ?Cumberland, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 19yrs, a prisoner at , 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Cumbria and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.B. Blacksmith 1826 W.B. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1826, Carlisle, ?Cumberland, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 25yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Cumberland and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.B. Cutler 1827 W.B. Unknown, cutler. Born about 1827, Sheffield, Yorkshire, E ngland. The 1851 UK census lists him as 24yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Cutlers and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.G. Blacksmith 1830 W.G. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Wensford, Cheshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Cheshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.H. Blacksmith 1830 W.H. Unknown, blacksmith. Born about 1830, Horsforth, Yorkshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.H. Coach Builder 1830 W.H. Unknown, coach maker. Born about 1830-31, British Subject – AME. The 1851 UK census lists him as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devonshire. Listed in the Cartwrights and Prisoners Indexes.    
UNKNOWN W.H. Iron Worker 1835 W.H. Unknown, iron worker. Born about 1835, London, Middlesex, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 16yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Iron Workers and Prisoner Index.    
UNKNOWN W.R. Wheelwright 1823 W.R. Unknown, wheelwright. Born about 1823, Boston, Lincolnshire, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 28yrs, a prisoner at 1-Convict Prison Lidford, Tavistock, Devon. Listed in the Wheelwrights Index and Prisoners Index.    
WHITE Robert Blacksmith 1809 Robert White, blacksmith. Born about 1809,Kilmington, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists him as 42yrs, at the Poor House, Kilmington with wife Sarah 41yrs ( Kilmington). Listed in the Blacksmiths of Devon and Prisoners Indexes.    
WHITEMAN Ambrose Wheelwright 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.    
WOOD John Whitesmith 1831 John Wood, Whitesmith. Born about 1831, Dartmouth, Devon, England. The 1851 UK census lists John as 20yrs, a prisoner at 1-Devon County Prison, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Listed in the Whitesmiths and Prisoners Indexes.    
Prisoner Blacksmiths Submission Form
Provide details of a person who worked as a Blacksmith or in related metal trades.  Should you wish others to contact you, please check the appropriate box.  Your email address will be hidden to prevent spam.
  • Please give supporting documentation for age, residence, occupation, etc. if you have it.
  • Indicate that a photograph is available and we will contact you for it.
  • The use of proper capitalization and sentence construction saves us a lot of work – thank you.
  • Please use a separate form for each person.
Your Contact Information:
« Required Information
«
«
  Yes No(Your email address will be protected.)
Details About Person You Are Submitting:
« Required
«
«
«
«
Additional Information About This Person:
Please provide relevant information about this person. « Required Information
Your use of upper and lower case where applicable is appreciated.
Security Code:
Captcha image
Can't read the image? Click here to refresh.
Enter the Security Code here:

 
Clear the form:

Thanks!

Thanks for contacting us. We will get in touch with you soon!

Close this window

 

 
You are visitor since March 2006.
Locations of visitors to this page
Please notify webmaster of web site problems (use Contribution Form for contributions).