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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
ALLEN Samuel Blacksmith 1847 Samuel Allen, blacksmith. Born about 1847 in Stratton, Dorset. The 1881 UK census lists him as 34yrs, at North Wootton, Somerset, with wife Sarah 28yrs and daughter Rose Evelyn 11 months infant. Also listed is apprentice blacksmith Albert Dunford 18yrs. Listed in Blacksmiths of Dorset and Somerset..  
ANNING James Blacksmith 1769 James Anning, blacksmith. Married Ann Hinde 29 August 1769. They were both born in Burton Bradstock, Dorset, and had three children, Mary (1774), Ann (1777) and James (1778). James Anning's parents were James Anning and Edith Keech, both of Burton Bradstock. James Anning's grandson, James (1822), became James "Hanning". James Anning's 6 x great - grandson and he married on 17.03.07..  
BAKER George Blacksmith 1817 George Baker, blacksmith. Born in 1817 in Dorset, England. George was the son of James and Mary Baker at Piddletrenthide, Dorset where worked as a blacksmith between 1841 and 1851. James died in Piddletrenthide in February 1859..  
BAKER James Blacksmith 1787 James Baker, blacksmith. Born in 1787 Dorset, England. James appears as a blacksmith with his son George in the 1841 census at Piddletrenthide, Dorset, and died there in Jan. 1850..  
BARRETT George Blacksmith 1833 George Barrett, blacksmith. Born in 1833 at Roundham, Somerset, England. George married Ruth Crawford at Netherbury, Dorset in April 1868. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne, Dorset from 1871 to 1891. Died at Chard, Somerset in June 1892, a widower..  
BENNETT Joseph Blacksmith 1796 Joseph Bennett, blacksmith. Born in 1796 in Bridport Dorset, England. Later, he went to live and work in Woolwich..  
BILES James Blacksmith 1767 James Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1767 at Mappowder, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Betty Biles. James married Sarah Allnend at Piddlehinton, Dorset in 1796. He is recorded as a retired blacksmith at Piddlehinton in 1851 and died there in May 1853 aged 84. His son Jasper was also a blacksmith..  
BILES Jasper Blacksmith 1808 Jasper Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1808 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of James ( a Yeoman ) and Sarah Biles. Jasper married Jane Guy at Piddlehinton in 1846 and is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddlehinton from 1841 to 1861. Died there in March 1869..  
BILES Joseph Blacksmith 1812 Joseph Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1812 at Godmanstone, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Biles. Joseph is recorded as a blacksmith at Godmanstone in 1841 and 1851 but by 1861 had become a grocer and shopkeeper there - died there in 1888..  
BILES Robert Blacksmith 1784 Robert Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1784 at Godmanstone, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Biles. Robert is recorded as a blacksmith at Godmanstone from 1841 to 1861 and died there in 1863 aged 69..  
BILES Thomas Blacksmith 1790 Thomas Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1790 at Godmanstone, Dorset, England. Son on Thomas and Elizabeth Biles. Thomas is recorded at Godmanstone as a blacksmith in 1841 and 1851 and died there in 1853 aged 63.  
BILES Thomas Blacksmith 1822 Thomas Biles, blacksmith. Born in 1822 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of James and Sarah Biles. Thomas married Susanna Yeatman at Buckland Newton, Dorset in 1860, and is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddlehinton in 1841 and at Godmanstone, Dorset in 1861 and died there in 1865..  
BILES William (1) Blacksmith 1770 William Biles (1), blacksmith. Baptised 25th December 1770, Powerstock, Dorset. Wife: Sarah Vincent, married 3rd April 1804. No death date. 22nd April 1809 had Bastardy Order made against him for a child born to his wifes sister Elizabeth Vincent..  
BILES William (2) Blacksmith - Military 1831 William Biles (2), blacksmith. Born about 1831 & Baptised at Nettlecombe, Powerstock, Dorset. Died 25th January 1920 age 89yrs and buried in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Before enlistment as a Gunner in the Royal Marines 30 January 1854 at Portsmouth, it is stated on his Naval Records that he was a blacksmith. See also the Military Blacksmiths Index..  
BISHOP Luke Blacksmith 1827 Luke Bishop, blacksmith. Born 1st July 1827 in Yetminster, Dorset, England. The 1851 census lists Luke as 24 years old, a blacksmith lodging at Fox Inn, Plush with the victualler Henry Kingman and his wife. In 1851 Like married Sarah Dicker and between 1851 and 1872 14 children are listed as theirs. By 1861 the family had moved to the village of Henstridge, Somerset where Luke worked as a blacksmith. Luke was still working as a blacksmith aged 64 in Henstridge at the time of the 1891 census. He died there on 7th June 1891. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Somerset Index..  
BOWDITCH David Marsh Blacksmith 1854 David Marsh Bowditch, blacksmith. Born in 1854 in Beaminster, Dorset, England. The 1871 census lists David as a blacksmith's apprentice to Thomas Draper at Piddletrenthide, Dorset. In 1879 he married Emma Whatley in Christchurch, Dorset, and in 1881 he was a blacksmith at Petworth, Sussex and died there aged 35 in 1889..  
BROWN Solomon Blacksmith & Farrier 1818 Solomon Brown, blacksmith, farrier. Born 1818 in Beaminster Dorset, he enlisted in the Army (10th Hussars) at Dorchester as a blacksmith on the 24th December 1839 and he achieved the rank of Farrier Major, serving in the East Indies and The Crimea, and was in service for a total of 24 years 55 days. On his retirement he went back to Beaminster where he died in 1871. See him also in the Farriers Index and the Military Index..  
BULLEN George James Blacksmith 1835 George James Bullen, blacksmith. Born in 1835 at Moreton, Dorset, England. George married Louisa Hyde at Church Knowle, Dorset March 1857. Recorded at Broadmayne, Dorset as a blacksmith in 1861 and at Worth Matravers, Dorset from 1871 to 1901. He died there in 1901..  
CHAPPELL Henry Blacksmith 1859 Henry Chappell, blacksmith. Born about 1859 in Wimborne, Dorset, England. Henry was the sixth child of Moses and Hannah Chappell of Horton near Wimborne. Wife: Elizabeth Mary (nee Young) also born in Wimborne in 1864, the daughter of George & Elizabeth Young. Henry is recorded as a Blacksmith in the 1891 & 1901 censuses and he & Elizabeth were living at 35 Lower Bannister Street, Southampton, Hampshire, England. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Dorset & Hampshire Indexes..  
CLARKE Albert Herbert Blacksmith 1861 Albert Clarke, blacksmith. Born in 1861 at Affpuddle, Dorset, England. Son of John and Dinah Clarke. Albert married Caroline Ozzard in Weymouth, Dorset Oct. 1884, she died in 1893. Albert then married Jane Rod at Weymouth on Jan. 1895. Recorded as blacksmith's apprentice to Thomas Winzar (born 1821) at Broadway, Dorset in 1881, a blacksmith at Weymouth, Dorset in 1891 and 1901, but by 1911 is a ship's marine engineer. Ship's crew lists show he was an engineer on ships working out of Weymouth, Dorset from 1890 to 1914. Nothing further found..  
CLARKE Jesse Blacksmith 1863 Jesse Clarke, blacksmith. Born in 1863 at Affpuddle, Dorset, England. Son of John and Dinah Clarke. Jesse married Julia Ann Bellinger at Woodsford, Dorset in 1884. Recorded as a blacksmith's apprentice at Broadway, Dorset in 1881, as a blacksmith at Lytchett Minster, Dorset 1891 and 1901, but by 1911 was a tramway blacksmith in Bournemouth, Dorset. Died at Christchurch, Dorset in 1946..  
COFFIN John Blacksmith 1817 John Coffin, blacksmith. Born 1817. Born in ?Somerset. He was a blacksmith from about 1837 until 1881. Wife: Mary Ann nee Willis, married 1844. Children: Jane Ann born 1845, Sarah born 1851, Mary Emma born 1856, James born 1858, Arthur Charles born 1868. Jane Ann was my great-grandmother. John Coffin was my great-great grandfather; he was a blacksmith in Holwell (which was part of Somerset until 1844 when it was switched to Dorset). John died 1882. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Somerset..  
CURTIS Charles Blacksmith 1801 Charles Curtis, blacksmith, farmer. Born in 1801 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. Charles was the son of James Curtis (1769 - 1838) and his wife Ann Bridle. Married Ann Foot at Buckland in 1828, and recorded at Rue near Buckland blacksmith from 1841 to 1871 by which time he was also a farmer. The 1881 census lists him at Cerne Abbas Workhouse former blacksmith and pauper. Died at Buckland April 1885. His brother George born in 1797 was also a blacksmith, farrier..  
CURTIS Charles Blacksmith 1878 Charles Curtis, blacksmith. Born in 1878 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Caroline Curtis. Married Elizabeth Ellen Marchant at Sherborne, Dorset in 1898, and recorded as blacksmith at Cerne Abbas in 1901 and 1911. He died at Cerne Abbas, Dorset in 1947..  
CURTIS Charles Blacksmith 1811 Charles Curtis, blacksmith. Born in 1811 at Rampisham, Dorset, England. Son of Lot and Elizabeth Curtis. Recorded as an Ag. Lab. at Buckland Newton in 1841. Married Frances Hodges at Wyke Regis, Dorset in 1842, when he was then also recorded in Pigot's Directory as a blacksmith at Cerne Abbas, Dorset - was a blacksmith there until 1881, then recorded as retired blacksmith there - he died at Maiden Newton, Dorset in June 1900. His son Thomas was also a blacksmith.  
CURTIS George Blacksmith 1830 George Curtis, blacksmith, farrier. Born in March 1830 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. George was a son of George and Mary Ann Curtis. He married Ann Lovelace at Buckland Newton Nov. 1861. Recorded as blacksmith and farrier 1851 to 1871 at Buckland Newton, and died there June 1875. His brother James Curtis was also a blacksmith. Both are also listed in the farriers’ index..  
CURTIS James Blacksmith 1842 James Curtis, blacksmith, farrier. Born in March 1842 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. James was a son of George and Mary Ann Curtis and is recorded as a blacksmith and farrier at Buckland Newton from 1861 to 1891. He died at Buckland Newton in Jan. 1900. His brother George was also a blacksmith and farrier. Both are also listed in the farriers’ index..  
CURTIS Thomas Blacksmith 1848 Thomas Curtis, blacksmith. Born in 1848 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Frances Curtis. Married Caroline Snook at Buckland Newton, Dorset in 1877. Recorded as blacksmith at Cerne Abbas, Dorset from 1871 to 1911. He died at Cerne Abbas aged 91 in 1939. His son Charles Curtis (1878-1947) was also a blacksmith.  
DENSLOW John (Snr) Blacksmiths & Whitesmith 1816 John Denslow, whitesmith & blacksmith. Born about 1816, ?place (not in Dorset). The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, lodging with blacksmith ChristopherType and family at ?Charmont Lane, Lyme Regis, Dorset. I have no other information. 1851: John Denslow (Snr) was a Mechanic at Flax Mills, Greenham, Crewkerne; wife Mary 33yrs. Children: Catherine 8yrs; Elizabeth 7yrs; John 2yrs. Lodger: John Stanton 29yrs,widower (mill foreman). 1861: John 49yrs, a widower, and is now a blacksmith, at Membury, Devon with his daughter Elizabeth Type 17yrs(flax reeler); sons John (Jnr) 12yrs and William 6yrs. John is listed in Blacksmiths of Dorset and Whitesmiths Indexes..  
DRAPER Thomas Blacksmith 1838 Thomas Draper, blacksmith, farmer. Born in 1838 at Alton Pancras, Dorset, England. Thomas is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset in 1861 employing 2 men, in 1871 employing 2 men and 4 apprentices and in 1881. He then became a farmer. Thomas died at Moreton, Dorset in April 1922..  
EDON (HAYDON) Frederick Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1858 Frederick Edon or Haydon, blacksmith, wheelwright. 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 3yrs 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. See also, Wheelwrights Index.. Contact Unknown  
ELLETT Thomas Blacksmith(Master) & Farmer 1801 Thomas Ellett ,Blacksmith & Farmer 75 acres, employs 3 men. Born about 1801 in Chardstock, Dorset. The 1851 UK census lists him as 50yrs, living in the Village, Chardstock, Dorset; with wife Sarah 51yrs (born Memby, Devon). Children listed: Sarah Ann 22yrs; Eliza 20yrs; Emmanuel 16yrs; Elizabeth 14yrs; Thomas 11yrs.  
FOSTER Frederick Blacksmith 1893 Frederick Foster, blacksmith. Born in 1893 at Briantspuddle, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Fanny Foster. Frederick is recorded as blacksmith's apprentice at Broadway, Dorset in 1911, lodging with Henry Preston a GWR worker - but can find nothing more for him..  
GILL Thomas.A. Blacksmith 1860 Thomas A Gill, blacksmith. Born in 1860 at Sherborne, Dorset, England. Son of George and Ann Gill. In the 1881census he is recorded as a blacksmith's apprentice to Thomas Draper at Piddletrenthide, Dorset, but then appears to join the Army serving in India. Absent from 1891 and 1901 census returns, but in 1911 is an Army pensioner and gardener in Torquay, Devon. Died at Newton Abbot, Devon in 1927..  
GILLETT Thomas Blacksmith 1824 Thomas Gillett, blacksmith. Born in 1824 at West Stafford, Dorset, England. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Gillett. Thomas married Harriet Stone at Dorchester, Dorset in 1847. Recorded as a journeyman blacksmith at Upwey, Dorset in 1851, at Wareham, Dorset in 1861, at Stinsford, Dorset in 1871 and as a labourer at Affpuddle, Dorset in 1881. He died at Affpuddle in March 1906..  
GUPPY Henry Blacksmith 1802 Henry Guppy, blacksmith. Born in 1802 in Pulham, Dorset. He is recorded at Dorchester Prison 1. 11. 1821 aged 19 a blacksmith for "desertion" sentence 2 months released January 1822. Henry is recorded at Buckland Newton, Dorset as a blacksmith from 1841 to 1861 and he died in July 1865 at Buckland. His wife was (possibly) Ann Sheppard, married 23rd January 1829..  
HAINES Edward T. Blacksmith 1860 Edward T Haines, blacksmith. Born in 1860 in Upwey, Dorset, England. Edward married Emma Smith in Weymouth, Dorset in Sept. 1888. Recorded as a blacksmith at Upwey, Dorset from 1901 to 1921 and died at Upwey in August 1939..  
HARDY Alfred Blacksmith 1852 Alfred Hardy, blacksmith. Born in 1852 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of James and Hannah Hardy. Recoded as apprentice blacksmith to Thomas Winzar (born 1821) at Broadway, Dorset in 1871, and as a blacksmith at Portsea, Hampshire in 1881, but he died there in Sept. 1889..  
HARVEY Francis Blacksmith 1820 Francis Harvey, blacksmith. Born in 1820 in Affpuddle, Dorset, England. Francis is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset in 1841, maybe working for James Baker. Missing from 1851 census and in 1861 is a patient at Dorchester Hospital, occupation blacksmith, but no further records were found for him..  
HAYDON (EDON) Frederick Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1858 Frederick Haydon or Edon, blacksmith, wheelwright. 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 3yrs 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. See also, Wheelwrights Index.. Contact Unknown  
HOPKINS Hiram Blacksmith 1835 Hiram Hopkins, blacksmith. Born in 1835 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. Hiram was the son of John and Jemima Hopkins. Recorded at Buckland as a blacksmith in 1851 and 1861. Died at Buckland Nov. 1861..  
HOPKINS Horatio Blacksmith 1828 Horatio Hopkins, blacksmith. Born in 1828 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. John was the son of blacksmith John and Jemima Hopkins and is recorded as a blacksmith at Buckland Newton from 1851 to 1881. He died in Buckland in 1889..  
HOPKINS John Blacksmith 1851 John Hopkins, blacksmith. The 1851-1861 census lists John as a blacksmith at Buckland Newton, Dorset. He married Jemima Foot at Buckland in 1816. John died there in Buckland Newton in June 1867. Their sons Horatio and Hiram were also blacksmiths..  
HOUNSELL John Blacksmith 1831 John Hounsell, blacksmith. Born in 1831 at Portesham, Dorset. Son of Abel a parish clerk and his wife Ann Hounsell. Married Susan Wallis at Langton Herring, near Weymouth, Dorset in 1857. Recorded as a blacksmith at Langton Herring from 1851 to 1871, and blacksmith and parish clerk at Piddletrenthide, Dorset from 1881 to 1891. Died there in 1898..  
JAMES Thomas Blacksmith 1870 Thomas James, blacksmith. Born in 1870 at Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth James. Thomas married Rosetta Bartlett at Barwick, Somerset in Jan. 1903. Recorded as a blacksmith at Fordington, Dorset in 1891, at Broadway, Dorset lodging with Richard C Winzar in 1901, but in the 1911 and 1921 census returns he is in Dorchester, Dorset. Died at Dorchester in June 1923..  
KELLAWAY Richard Amos Blacksmith 1850 Richard Amos Kellaway, blacksmith. Born in 1850 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England. Richard married Hester Gregory at Wareham, Dorset in 1885. Recorded as blacksmith with Charles Winzar born 1839 at Fordington, Dorset in 1871, and at Wareham, Dorset in 1881 and 1891. In 1901 and 1911 he was both a blacksmith and an inn keeper at the Drax Arms, Bere Regis, Dorset. He died at Wareham, Dorset in July 1926..  
KEVERN Albert Henry Blacksmith 1882 Albert Henry Kevern, blacksmith. Born in 1882 at Portland, Dorset , England. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Kevern. Albert married Rose F Palmer at Portland in 1904 and is recorded as a blacksmith at Portland with his father in 1901, as a blacksmith's striker at H.M. Dockyard, Portland in 1911 and in 1939 as a blacksmith's hammerman at H.M. Torpedo Range at Portland, Dorset. He died in 1963..  
KEVERN Thomas Blacksmith 1842 Thomas Kevern, blacksmith. Born in 1842 near Helston, Cornwall. Thomas married Mary Ann Bragg at Portsea, Hampshire in 1873 whilst serving in the Royal Navy. In 1861 is recorded as blacksmith on HMS Royal Adelaide at River Tamar in Cornwall, and served on various ships as blacksmith until May 1885. In 1891 and 1901 is a blacksmith at Portland, Dorset, and a Naval Pensioner there in 1911 - he died there in 1916. His son Albert Henry was also a blacksmith with links to the Royal Navy..  
KING Frederick John Blacksmith 1884 Frederick John King, blacksmith. Born in 1884 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England. Son of William and Harriet King. Frederick married Blanche Daisy Marks in Dec. 1920. IS recorded as an apprentice blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset in 1901, and blacksmith there in 1911. In 1917 is a Sergeant in the Dorsetshire Regiment, but back in Broadway, Dorset in 1921. Died there in 1976..  
LANE James Blacksmith 1801 James Lane, blacksmith. Born in 1801 at Glanvilles Wootton, Dorset, England. James married Anne Perrott at Buckland Newton in 1823. Recorded as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset from 1851 to 1881 (by then retired), and died there in March 1888..  
LONGMAn Richard Blacksmith 1806 Richard Longman, blacksmith. Born in 1806, believed to be born Osmington, Dorset, England. Son of William and Mary Longman. The 1841 census lists Richard as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset. He is missing from 1851 and 1861 census returns. Believed to have died in the Union Workhouse at Weymouth, Dorset 14. 2. 1865.  
MITCHELL John Blacksmith 1857 John Mitchell, blacksmith. Born in 1857 at Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England. Son of Robert and Anna Mitchell. John is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset from 1881 to 1911 and died there in April 1931..  
MITCHELL Robert George Blacksmith 1823 Robert George Mitchell, blacksmith. Born in 1823 at Mudford, Somerset, England. Robert married Anne Maria Jacobs at Milton Abbas, Dorset in 1851 and is recorded there as a blacksmith and also later wheelwright at Piddletrenthide, Dorset from 1861 to 1901. Robert died at Piddletrenthide, in June 1904. His sons William and John were also blacksmiths..  
MITCHELL William Blacksmith 1854 William Mitchell, blacksmith. Born in 1854 at Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England. Son of Robert and Anna Mitchell and is recorded as a blacksmith there from 1871 to 1901 - may have died there in 1904?.  
MULLETT George Blacksmith 1819 George Mullett, blacksmith. Born in 1819 at Buckland Newton, Dorset. George was the son of Thomas and Mary Mullett. He married Mary Kiddle at Buckland in December 1849, and is recorded as a journeyman blacksmith at Buckland from 1841 to 1891. He died at Buckland in March 1899..  
NEW James Blacksmith 1813 James New, blacksmith. Born in 1813 in Puddletown, Dorset. James married Agnes Davis at Piddletrenthide in November 1836 and is recorded as blacksmith 1841 and 1851 at Buckland Newton, Dorset. In 1861he is at Fordington, Dorchester, in 1871 and 1881 at Charminster and is thought to have died at NSW Australia in 1887. Their son Thomas was also a blacksmith..  
NEW Robert. Blacksmith 1815 Robert New, blacksmith. Born in 1815 at West Stafford, Dorset, England Son of Thomas and Mary New. Robert married Lydia Frampton at Piddletrenthide, Dorset in Feb. 1837. Recorded as a blacksmith at Upwey, Dorset from 1851 to 1881. He died there in Dec. 1883..  
NEW Thomas Blacksmith 1840 Thomas New, blacksmith. Born in 1840 at Minterne Parva, Dorset. Thoas was the son of James and Agnes New. He married Susan Roper at Bradford Peverell in May 1876, and is recorded as a blacksmith at Fordington, Dorchester in 1861, at Charminster in 1871, 1881 missing, and at Stratton near Dorchester in 1891. He died at Dorchester in Sept. 1897..  
PIDGEON Elijah Blacksmith 1834 Elijah Pidgeon, blacksmith. Born about 1834 Whitechurch-DOR. The 1851 census lists him as 17yrs,living at Charmouth St. Charmouth..  
PRIDE Frederick Alfred Blacksmith 1864 Frederick Alfred Pride, blacksmith. Born in 1864 at Wool, Dorset, England. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Pride. Frederick married Annie Brine at Wareham, Dorset in 1890, Was an apprentice blacksmith to Thomas Winzar (born 1821) at Broadway, Dorset in 1881, blacksmith at Owermoigne, Dorset from 1891 to 1921 and died there in April 1926..  
RHODES Edward Blacksmith 1839 Edward Rhodes, blacksmith. Born in 1839 at Alphington, near Exeter, Devon, England. Son of George and Frances Rhodes. Edward married Mary S Hewlett at Puddletown, Dorset in March 1875. then Eunice Voss at Dorchester, in Dorset in July 1892. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne, Dorset in 1881 and 1891, at West Knighton, Dorset in 1901 but in 1911 at Dorchester, he is an Army pensioner..  
RIDEOUT aka TINNEY John Blacksmith 1851 John Rideout aka Tinney, blacksmith. Of Fontmell Magna, Dorset. On the Dorset-Wiltshire border. See also TINNEY.  
RIGGS Thomas Blacksmith 1803 Thomas Riggs, blacksmith. Born in 1803 at Moreton, Dorset, England. Son of George and Elizabeth Riggs. Thomas married Frances Thresher at Affpuddle, Dorset in 1828. Recorded as a blacksmith at Affpuddle, Dorset from 1841 and 1851, and then at Fordington, Dorset in 1861 and 1871 - he died there in Dec. 1879..  
ROWE George D. Blacksmith 1834 George D Rowe, blacksmith. Born in 1834 at Broadwindsor, Dorset, England. Son of George and Hannah Rowe. George married Susannah Carter in Charminster, Dorset in 1859. Recorded as an apprentice blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset in 1851, as a blacksmith at Charminster, Dorset from 1861 to 1881, at Broadway again in 1891 and Weymouth, Dorset in 1901. Not found after that..  
RYALL George Blacksmith 1815 George Ryall, blacksmith. Born in 1815 in Hazelbury Bryan Dorset. George married Susannah Miles at Lydlinch in Oct 1836 and is recorded living at Picketts Post, Buckland as a blacksmith from 1841 to 1891. Died at Buckland July 1892. His sons Henry (1843 - 1915), Christopher (1853 - 1915), and William Thomas Ryall were all blacksmiths..  
RYALL William Thomas Blacksmith 1837 William Thomas Ryall, blacksmith. Born in 1837 in Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset. William was the son of George and Susannah Ryall. He married Mary Ann Meech at Buckland in 1863. Recorded as a blacksmith at Picketts Post 1851 - 1871, at Chaldon Herring in 1881, 1891 missing, and in Swanage in 1901. He died at Swanage in 1905..  
SIMS / SYMES Benjamin Blacksmith 1821 Benjamin Sims/Symes, blacksmith. Born 1821, Horton Dorset. See UK census 1861, 1871, 1881. See Blacksmiths of Dorset for parents John Symes/Sims & Rosanna plus siblings Elizabeth & James..  
SIMS / SYMES Charles Blacksmith 1848 Charles W. Sims, blacksmith. Born 1848 living in Canford, Dorset and then Boscombe Dorset, was Blacksmith on 1881, 1891 and 1901 census's..  
SIMS / SYMES John Blacksmith 1781 John Symes/Sims, blacksmith. Born 1781 Horton, Dorset, England. The 1841 census lists him as 60yrs living at Horton Heath with wife Rosanna 55yrs. Children: Benjamin 20yrs; Elizabeth 15yrs; James 14yrs. This family were Blacksmith's for at least three generations..  
SNOOK Charles Blacksmith 1858 Charles Snook, blacksmith. Born in 1858 at Tarrant Keynston, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Ann Snook. Married wife no:1. Lucy Fox at Cerne Abbas, Dorset in 1882. Charles became a widower and married wife No.2. Ella Elizabeth Miller at Langton Long, Dorset in 1889. Recorded as a blacksmith for Thomas Curtis born 1848 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset in 1881, a blacksmith at Bere Regis, Dorset in 1891 but a machine fitter at Durnford, Wiltshire in 1901. He died in Berkshire in 1936..  
SPILLER Abraham Blacksmith 1848 Abraham Spiller, blacksmith. Born in 1848 at Membury, Devon. Son of Robert and Ann Spiller. married Martha Hawker at Weymouth, Dorset in 1874. Recorded as a blacksmith and wheelwright at Chickerell, Dorset in 1871 and 1881, at Littlebredy, Dorset in 1891 and 1901, and as a retired blacksmith at Portesham, Dorset in 1911 and 1921. He died at Portesham in 1929. His son Albert Herbert Spiller was also a blacksmith and wheelwright..  
SPILLER Albert Herbert Blacksmith 1881 Albert Herbert Spiller, blacksmith. Born in 1881 at Chickerell, Dorset. Son of Abraham and Martha Spiller. Married Alice Ethel Buckler in 1907 and recorded as a blacksmith and wheelwright's apprentice in 1901 at Littlebredy, Dorset, and as wheelwright and carpenter in Dorchester, Dorset in 1911 and 1921. He died in 1959..  
STICKLAND Henry George Blacksmith 1873 Henry George Stickland, blacksmith. Born in 1873 at Winterborne Abbas, Dorset, England. Son of James and Lucy Stickland. Henry married Charlotte Legg at Piddletrenthide, Dorset in 1901. Recorded as a blacksmith at Piddletrenthide, Dorset in 1891 and 1901, at Broadway, Dorset in 1911 and 1921 and died there in Sept. 1945..  
STICKLAND William Blacksmith 1826 William Stickland, blacksmith. Born in 1826 at Warmwell, Dorset, England. Son of George and Sarah Stickland. William married Jane Winzar at Broadway, Dorset on 24th Oct. 1847. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway in 1847, on Portland, Dorset in 1851 and 1861, but then as a blacksmith moved to Mitcham, Surrey in 1871 and Tooting, London in 1881. Died at Wandsworth, London in March 1884..  
STRANGE Joseph Sagittery Blacksmith 1828 Joseph Sagittery Strange, blacksmith. Born 1828 in Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset. Died" 1906. Parents: Joseph Strange and Mary Drake. Married Ann Burridge in 1852 at Chilmark, Wiltshire. Started as a journeyman blacksmith and then settled in Botley, Southampton, Hampshire. Had seven children. Remarried in 1885 to Mrs Ann Salter, nee Chaplin. Listed in both Dorset & Hampshire Blacksmiths Indexes..  
STROUD Joseph Henry Blacksmith 1837 Joseph Henry Stroud, blacksmith. Born 1837 in Milton Abbas, Dorset. Died: 1893. Blacksmith Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth Wife: Martha Forward b1841 Corfe Mullen, Dorset d1890. Children: Alice E. Stroud born 1864 Portsea. Laura Anne Stroud born 1868 Portsea. died 1910. Albert E. Stroud born 1871 Portsea. Eva B. Stroud born 1874 Portsea. Ellen M. Stroud born 1878 Portsea. Lilian Rose Stroud born 1885 Portsea..  
SYMES / SIMS Benjamin Blacksmith 1821 Benjamin Sims/Symes, blacksmith. Born 1821, Horton Dorset. See UK census 1861, 1871, 1881. See Blacksmiths of Dorset for parents John Symes/Sims & Rosanna plus siblings Elizabeth & James..  
SYMES / SIMS Charles Blacksmith 1848 Charles W. Sims, blacksmith. Born 1848 living in Canford, Dorset and then Boscombe Dorset, was Blacksmith on 1881, 1891 and 1901 census's..  
SYMES / SIMS John Blacksmith 1781 John Symes/Sims, blacksmith. Born 1781 Horton, Dorset, England. The 1841 census lists him as 60yrs living at Horton Heath with wife Rosanna 55yrs. Children: Benjamin 20yrs; Elizabeth 15yrs; James 14yrs. This family were Blacksmith's for at least three generations..  
TAYLOR Frederick.N. Blacksmith 1871 Frederick N Taylor, blacksmith. Born in 1871 at Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset. Son of James and Mary Ann Taylor. Married Emily Palfrey at Weymouth in 1899. Recorded as a blacksmith at Langton Herring, Dorset from 1891 to 1921 He died in 1930..  
TAYLOR Henry Blacksmith 1849 Henry Taylor, blacksmith. Born in 1849 at Broadmayn, Dorset, England. Son of William and Catherine Taylor. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne in 1871 but in 1881 was a Thrashing Machine Driver. Died at Broadmayne, Dorset in March 1885 aged 35..  
TAYLOR James Blacksmith 1845 James Taylor, blacksmith. Born in 1845 at Rodden near Weymouth, Dorset . Son of John a shepherd and Sarah Taylor. Married Mary Ann Mowlem in Langton Herring, near Weymouth, Dorset in 1866. Recorded as a blacksmith at Langton Herring from 1861 to 1901 died at Langton Herring in 1903. His sons Frederick and Sidney were both blacksmiths..  
TAYLOR Sidney John Blacksmith 1883 Sidney John Taylor, blacksmith. Born in 1883 at Langton Herring, near Weymouth, Dorset. Son of James and Mary Ann Taylor. Married Ann Maud Mowlem in 1913 at Langton Herring. Recorded as a blacksmith at Langton Herring from 1901 to 1921. Died in 1944..  
TEWKESBURY George Blacksmith 1843 George Tewkesbury, blacksmith. Born in 1843 at Buckland Ripers, Dorset, England. Son of Jasper and Mary Tewkesbury. George married Mary Elizabeth Tompkins at Broadway, Dorset in 1866. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset from 1871 to 1891, and as a railway blacksmith at Broadway for Weymouth, Dorset in 1901. Died at Broadway, Dorset in March 1908.  
TINNEY aka RIDEOUT John Blacksmith 1851 John Tinney aka Rideout, blacksmith. Of Fontmell Magna, Dorset. On the Dorset-Wiltshire border. See also RIDEOUT..  
TIZARD Josiah Blacksmith 1791 Josiah Tizard, blacksmith. Born in 1791 at Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England. Josiah married Eleanor Osmond. Recorded as a blacksmith at Cerne Abbas Dorset in 1841, again there in Pigot's Directory in 1842 and again in 1851 employing 3 men. Died at Cerne Abbas in 1857. Had four daughters but no son to follow on after him..  
TYPE John Blacksmith 1835 John Type, blacksmith (gratesmith – makes the bars/grates for doors; windows; escape proof). Born about 1835 in Lyme Regis, Dorset. The 1841 UK census lists him as 16yrs, living at 87 Hollywood Street, Chard, Somerset, with parents. See the Whitesmiths Index for his parents Christopher (born 1808) and Tabitha Type and other family members. In 1861 he is 26yrs, living 234 Berkley Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex with wife Susan 27yrs (born Devon). Son Christopher 12yrs (a moulder). Boarder: Thomas Lucks 24yrs(grate smith)..  
VOSS George Blacksmith 1838 George Voss, blacksmith. Born in 1838 at Broadmayne, Dorset, England. Son of William and Lucy Voss. George married Frances Bascombe at Broadmayne in 1865. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne, Dorset from 1861 to 1901. Died there in 1905. His son Walter was also a blacksmith..  
VOSS Walter George Blacksmith 1870 Walter George Voss, blacksmith. Born in 1870 at Broadmayne, Dorset, England. Son of George and Frances Voss. Walter married Melina Way at Stanford, Dorset in 1900. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne, Dorset in 1891 but by 1901 was a dairy farmer. Died in 1940..  
VOSS William Blacksmith 1808 William Voss, blacksmith. Born in 1808 at West Knighton, Dorset, England. Son of George and Ruth Voss. William married Lucy Drake at West Knighton, Dorset in 1836. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadmayne, Dorset from 1841 to 1881, by which time he was retired. Died there in 1883. His son George was also a blacksmith..  
WAITE Acquilla Blacksmith 1870 Acquilla Waite, blacksmith. Born in 1870 at Horton, Gloucestershire, England. Son of John and Sarah Waite. Married Alice Kate Perry at Frome, Somerset in Jan. 1897. Recorded as a blacksmith at Horton, Glos. in 1891 and 1901, at Broadway, Dorset in 1911 and 1921. In 1915 was in the Army serving in the Royal Engineers. Died at Broadway, Dorsey in April 1959..  
WAY Charles Blacksmith 1861 Charles Way, blacksmith. Born in 1861 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of James and Hannah Way. Charles is recorded aged 20 as a blacksmith with his father at South Stoneham, Hampshire in 1881, but no further records could be found. May have died in Hampshire in 1915..  
WAY Frederick Blacksmith 1885 Frederick James Way, blacksmith. Born in 1885 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of John and Emma Way. Frederick married Ethel Ada Payne in Dorchester, Dorset in 1912 and recorded as blacksmith with his father at Piddlehinton in 1911 and 1921. Died at Weymouth in Jan. 1950..  
WAY George Blacksmith 1796 George Way, blacksmith. Born in 1796 at Tolpuddle, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Mary Way. George married Jane Horlock at Tolpuddle in 1818 and is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddlehinton, Dorset from 1841 to 1871. Died there aged 75 in March 1874. Son James was also a blacksmith..  
WAY James Blacksmith 1826 James Way, blacksmith. Born in 1826 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of George and Jane Way. James married Hannah Prior at Piddlehinton in 1851 and is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddlehinton from 1851 to 1871. In 1881 he was a master blacksmith at South Stoneham, Hampshire and died on the Isle of Wight in March 1891. Sons Charles and John were also blacksmiths.  
WAY James Blacksmith 1887 James Way, blacksmith. Born in 1887 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of John and Emma Way. James is recorded as blacksmith with his father at Piddlehinton in 1911 and died there in November 1914..  
WAY John Blacksmith 1855 John Way, blacksmith. Born in 1855 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of James and Hannah Way. John married Emma Vincent at Bradford Peverall, Dorset in 1878. John is recorded as a blacksmith at Piddlehinton from 1871 to 1921. He died there aged 82 in October 1937. Sons James, Frederick and William were all blacksmiths..  
WAY William Blacksmith 1880 William Way, blacksmith. Born in 1880 at Piddlehinton, Dorset, England. Son of John and Emma Way. William is recorded as working with his father at Piddlehinton in 1901 and died there in June 1908..  
WHITTLE John Cady Blacksmith 1841 John Cady Whittle, blacksmith. Born 1841 Portland Dorset. He worked on the railway as a blacksmith in NSW and QLD. He also worked at Redbank Plains, Queensland for Cribbe and Foote, Ipswich as a blacksmith and in about 1876 settled at Gatton Queensland as a blacksmith. He started one of the first businesses in Gatton. The Whittle family have been in business ever since as blacksmiths, saddlers and hardware merchants (Reference: Book -History of Gatton Shire in Lockyer Valley 1979). Father: William Whittle (blacksmith listed on this index). He is my husbands GG Grandfather. See this Index for other Whittles. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Australia..  
WHITTLE William Blacksmith 1818 William Whittle, blacksmith. Born 24th May 1818 Portland Dorset, England. Parents: William and Sarah Whittle. Wife Mary Marwood Clerk Cady, married 19 Dec 1839. Children: Sarah, John, William, Thomas, Mary & Edward. 1841: census shows he was a blacksmith at Portland, Dorset. William, Mary & family emigrated to Wagga Wagga NSW in 1857. He worked as a blacksmith at Newtown NSW. Died 1910 aged 91yrs at Wagga Wagga, NSW. Father of John Cady Whittle (blacksmith). See this same index for entries of his son John Cady Whittle, grandson William John Marwood Whittle and great grandson William Claude Whittle. Also listed on Blacksmiths of Australia Index..  
WILLMOTT John N. Blacksmith 1846 John N. Willmott, blacksmith. Born in 1846 at Cerne Abbas, Dorset. England. John married Susan Townsend at Upwey, Dorset in August 1867. Recorded as journeyman blacksmith at Upwey, Dorset in 1871, at Puddletown, Dorset in 1881, at Fordington, Dorset in 1891 when he was a blacksmith and licensed victualler, and at Dorchester, Dorset in 1901 and 1911 as farmer and road contractor. Died at Dorchester in Sept. 1926..  
WINZAR Charles Blacksmith 1839 Charles Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1839 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Harriet Winzar. Charles married Elizabeth Mary Riggs at Upwey, Dorset in Nov. 1861. Recorded as a blacksmith at Fordington, Dorset in 1871 and 1891, and at Broadway, Dorset in 1901. By 1911 he was back at Fordington, Dorset by which time he had retired. He died there in 1914. His son Thomas born in 1864 was also a blacksmith..  
WINZAR Charles Blacksmith 1859 Charles Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1859 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Louisa Winzar. Charles married Ellen Payne at Weymouth, Dorset in 1885. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset from 1881 to 1901 and ar Radipole, Dorset in 1911. Died at Bournemouth, Dorset in 1940..  
WINZAR Charles Blacksmith 1852 Charles Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1852 at Upwey, Dorset, England. Son of James and Elizabeth Ann Winzar. Charles married Mary Charlotte Piper at Wareham, Dorset in 1874. Recorded as apprentice blacksmith with his Uncle Charles Winzar born 1839 at Fordington in 1871, but by 1881 through to 1908 he was a blacksmith at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard. He died there in March 1908. His son Ernest Charles Winzar was also a blacksmith. Listed in Blacksmiths of Dorset & Hampshire..  
WINZAR Ernest Charles Blacksmith 1876 Ernest Charles Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1876 at Wareham, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Mary Charlotte Winzar. In 1901 he was working at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard with his father. Married Louisa Emily Parr at Tower Hamlets, London in 1910 and in 1911 was working as a farrier at Limehouse, London. In 1939 he was a farrier at Poplar, London and he died at Poplar in Jan. 1952. Listed in Blacksmiths of Dorset & Hampshire..  
WINZAR Frank Blacksmith 1876 Frank Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1876 at Wyke Regis, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Frances Winzar. Frank trained as an apprentice blacksmith in 1891 at Wyke Regis and described there as a millwright in 1901, but a toolmaker in Lincoln, Lincs. in 1911 and a pipe fitter in Birmingham, Warwicks in 1939, just before he died there.  
WINZAR James Blacksmith 1823 James Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1823 in Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Harriet Winzar. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset in 1851, at Wyke Regis, Dorset from 1861 to 1881, and back at Broadway, Dorset in 1891 and 1901. Was also a Licensed Victualler at Fishermans Arms at Wyke Regis in 1861. Died at Broadway, Dorset June 1910..  
WINZAR Thomas Blacksmith 1793 Thomas Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1793 in Dorset, England. Son of John and Jane Winzar. Thomas married Harriet Porter and is recorded in baptism records in the 1820s and 1830s and the 1841 census as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset - died at Broadway in 1850. His sons Charles, James and Thomas were all blacksmiths..  
WINZAR Thomas Blacksmith 1821 Thomas Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1821 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Harriet Winzar. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset in 1851 employing 2 men and 8 boys, and also 1861 to 1881 then employing 2 men and 2 boys. Died at Broadway May 1885..  
WINZAR Thomas Blacksmith 1854 Thomas Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1854 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Louisa Winzar. Thomas married Eliza Hayden at Broadway in 1878. Recorded as a blacksmith at Broadway, Dorset from 1871 to 1891 and in Weymouth, Dorset in 1901. In 1911 he was a licensed victualler at Wyke Hotel, Wyke Regis, Dorset. He died at Wyke Regis in September 1940. His son Thomas H Winzar was also a blacksmith..  
WINZAR Thomas Blacksmith 1864 Thomas Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1864 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of Charles and Mary Winzar. Married Emily Norman at Dorchester in June 1890. Recorded as a blacksmith at Fordington, Dorset in 1891 and at Dorchester, Dorset in 1901 and 1911 Died at Fordington, Dorset in March 1944 aged 79..  
WINZAR Thomas Blacksmith 1849 Thomas Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1849 at Broadway, Dorset, England. Son of James and Elizabeth Ann Winzar. Thomas married Frances Ann Tizard Blacksmith at Wyke Regis, Dorset in 1869 and is recorded as a blacksmith there in 1871. By 1881 he was a blacksmith but also helping his father at the Fisherman's Arms, and in 1891 had moved to the Wyke Hotel, Wyke Regis but still operating as a blacksmith. In 1901 and 1911 he was just the innkeeper at the Wyke Hotel and died at Wyke in 1932. His sons Frank and William Bailey Winzar were both trained as blacksmiths..  
WINZAR Thomas Hayden Blacksmith 1879 Thomas Hayden Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1879 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Son of Thomas and Eliza Winzar. Thomas Hayden married Edith Mary Burt in Weymouth in June 1904. Recorded as a blacksmith in Broadway, Dorset in 1901 but by 1911 was a crane driver at Portland Naval Port, Dorset. Died at Wyke Regis, Dorset in 1954..  
WINZAR William Bailey Blacksmith 1881 William Bailey Winzar, blacksmith. Born in 1881 at Wyke Regis, Dorset, England. Son of Thomas and Frances Winzar and was a blacksmith at Wyke Regis in 1901, but an engine smith in 1911 where I think he worked at Whitehead's Torpedo Works in Weymouth. In the 1939 census, he was described as a master blacksmith. He died in 1969..  
WOODLAND Henry Blacksmith 1825 Henry Woodland, blacksmith. Born in 1825 at Broadmayne, Dorset, England. Son of Joseph and Hester Woodland. Henry married Mary Ann Symonds at Poxwell, Dorset in 1851. He is recorded as blacksmith at Poxwell in 1851, at Tincleton, Dorset in 1961 and is missing from the 1871 census but died at Weymouth, Dorset in 1877..  
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