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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
COLE John Blacksmith 1835 John Cole, blacksmith. Born about 1835 in Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. Married Ellen Brand in Ely June qtr 1855. He had blacksmith premises in Ely and died post 1891C. There is a connection with Charles Joselyn who was licensee of the Peacock Inn in Ely. More information sought..  
FARRANT John Blacksmith 1799 John Farrant was born in 1799 in Ely. He is shown as a blacksmith in Littleport Cambridgeshire on the 1841 to 1871 census. In 1881 he is in Rotherhithe Surrey, also listed as a blacksmith. John is my Great Great Grandfather..  
GATTWARD Charles Blacksmith 1836 Charles Gattward, blacksmith. Baptised in 1836 in Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England. Worked in Orwell as a blacksmith as recorded in the 1861 Census & is living at 46 Orwell Street, Orwell, aged 25 with his wife Caroline aged 22. His father was John Gattward a Wheelwright see Wheelwrights Index..  
GATTWARD Albert Blacksmith 1843 Albert Gattward, blacksmith. Baptised on 15 Oct 1843 at Orwell, Cambs. He is recorded in the 1861 Census as a Blacksmith whilst living with his father James who was a Wheelwright. In July 1867 at Royston, Herts he married Caroline Reynolds. They moved to Harlton, Cambs and he is recorded in the 1871 Census as a Blacksmith. They had two children in Harlton. Around 1874 they moved to the neighbouring village of Haslingfield. Albert is recorded in the 1879 Kelly's directory for Cambridge and the 1881 Census at Haslingfield working as a Blacksmith. Albert and Caroline had another two children here. In Nov 1901 Albert became the Licensee for the Marquis of Granby Public House in Haslingfield, he died in 1921 aged 77. His wife Caroline lived until 1933..  
ROBINSON Stephen Blacksmith 1821 Stephen Robinson, Blacksmith. Born 6th March 1821 in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, England. Parents: John Robinson and Elizabeth nee Wilson. He married Sarah Chapman ( born 1823 in Geddington, Kettering, Northamptonshire). Sarah was the daughter of John Chapman and Elizabeth nee Hipwell. Stephen & Sarah Robinson immigrated to South Australia on 23rd March 1848 from Plymouth, England aboard the "David Malcolm". Stephen was employed as a Constable on the voyage and received a sum of two pounds. They had 13 children (2 born in the UK and 11 born in South Australia). One son John died on the journey to South Australia while another son James who was also aboard survived. Stephen Robinson, died on 31st March 1879 at Macclesfield, South Australia at the age of 58yrs and was buried in the Anglican Cemetery at Macclesfield, South Australia. Stephen is listed in Blacksmiths of Australia & Blacksmiths of Cambridgeshire. See Blacksmiths of Australia for details another son, William Robinson..  
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