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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
BRIDGES John Anchormith 1788 John Bridges, anchorsmith. Born about 1788. His occupation is described as "Anchorsmith on the Green" taken from his children's baptism records from 1788 to 1809 in St. Nicholas, Deptford, Kent. His address was noted as The Green, Deptford.  
FRY John Anchorsmith 1775 John Fry, anchorsmith. No: 14, Guinea 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..  
GARRATT John Anchorsmith 1775 John Garratt, anchorsmith. No: 17, Guinea 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..  
LEWIS Unknown Anchorsmith 1775 Lewis,---. given name not listed. Anchorsmith. No: 4, Redcliff Hill, 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..  
LEWIS Wm. Anchorsmith 1775 Wm. Lewis, anchorsmith. No: 7, Rope Walk now Anchor Road, St. Augustineís, 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..  
NORRIS Robert Anchorsmith 1784 Robert Norris of Smith's Lane, Portsmouth Common, Hampshire. I have no other information..  
RICHARDS Thomas Anchor & Chain manufacturer. 1804 Thomas Richards, anchor & Chain manufacturer. Born about 1804 in Pembrokshire, Wales. The 1841-51 census for Wales states his wife as ?Ann Bolton. Thomas's son named Hugh Richards (born 1846) is listed in the Shipwrights Index. His other son Thomas (born?1840-45) is listed in Blacksmiths of Kent and a 3rd son Llewelyn (born about 1846) listed in the 1861 Welsh census as 15yrs old, working in the fatherís business (Brightsmith/brass/iron)..  
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