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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
AHERN Thomas Farrier & Military 1916 Thomas Ahern was a farrier sergeant in the 1st world war. He was mentioned in dispatches according to the london gazette, on 1st January 1916 & 9th November 1916. I have no other information. Listed in both Farriers Index and Military Index..  
AUSTEN Richard Farrier & Blacksmith 1851 Richard Austin 47yrs, 10 Back of Cornwall Street, Devonport. Born Devonport-DEV. Wife Sarah 31yrs born Devonport-DEV..  
BAILEY Thomas Shoeing Smith,
Military Blacksmith
1825 Thomas Bailey, born about 1825 Launceston, Tasmania. Thomas moved to the Brighton district. Thomas married Mary Ann Barber at Green Ponds in 1847 and raised a large family. He followed his trade at Green Ponds, Bothwell, Broadmarsh, Hamilton, Pontville and New Norfolk. He died at New Norfolk on 15th April 1920. His sons were all skilled artisans and served in the Boer War as shoeing smiths. See also in the Military Smiths Farriers Index & the Blacksmiths of Australia Index..  
BALLS George Farrier,
1845 George Balls, blacksmith & farrier. Born about 1845 in Suffolk, England. The 1861 UK census Lists him as 15yrs, lodging with and apprenticed to Jeremiah Hambling in Beccles Suffolk. George married Mary Ann Halifax at Bethnal Green, London in 1866. His marriage certificate states he is a farrier. In 1871 he was 26yrs, in East Ham, Essex with Mary Ann 26yrs. Also listed: daughters Emily 3yrs, Elizabeth 1yr; and lodger Thomas Pearce 23yrs unmarried (blacksmith). In 1881 - 1911 George lived at 13, Paragon Place, Hackney, Middlesex. George is listed in both the Blacksmiths of Suffolk and Farriers Indexes..  
BARR James Farrier & Blacksmith 1849 James Barr (Snr), blacksmith & farrier. Born 5th August 1849, in Mavisbank, Little Paisley, Dunedin, NZ. James died 9th May 1929, in Dunedin, NZ). He was the son of John Barr (from Paisley, Scotland) who was one of the group of weavers who formed Little Paisley, Dunedin, NZ. In 1879, James married Martha Uren at Dunedin. Martha was born 25th Nov 1856,in Tavistock, Devon; & died 7th February 1939, Dunedin. They had two children (1) James Stewart Barr, born 1880, Dunedin, NZ & died. 20th Nov 1944, Dunedin. James (Jnr) married Ellen Lavinia Waghorne in 1921 - no issue. (2) Elizabeth Minnie Barr, born 1884, Dunedin, NZ & died 11th May 1950, Dunedin, NZ) unmarried. See also the Farriers Index..  
BLANDON Thomas Farrier 1775 Thomas Blandon, farrier. No: 5, Old King 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..  
BROWN Solomon Farrier & Blacksmith 1818 Solomon Brown, born in 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 wher he died in 1871,he was my great great great grandfather. See him also in the Blacksmiths of Dorset and the Military Index..  
BRYANT Arthur Farrier & Blacksmith 1851 Arthur Bryant, blacksmith & farrier. Does anybody have any info on the Forge that used to be in Priory Road Carisbrooke, it is where Dave Death's motorcycle shop is now. It used to be my grandfather's forge, Arthur Bryant. He also had the forge at Plaish. We know he was a Blacksmith/Farrier as he shoed horses and made iron items including some of the gates on the big houses of the IW. I would be grateful for any info, and if anybody has a photo that would be wonderful..  
CANUM George Farrier & blacksmith 1775 George Canum, farrier & smith. No: 16, Rosemary Lane, Bristol. Listed in Blacksmiths of Bristol & Farriers Indexes. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information..  
CARYL John Farrier & Blacksmith 1854 John Caryl, born 1854 at Alton, Hampshire. In 1891 he was at 53 St.George Road,Camberwell,London. 1901: Farrier at 27 Burnard? Street,Camberwell,London. Wife: Mary.A. Brother of William CARYL born 1846(Farrier). See Shipwrights, Watchmakers, Brass workers,Farriers,Blacksmiths, Whitesmiths, Brass workers & Ironworkers Indexes for relatives..  
CARYL William Farrier & Blacksmith 1846 William Caryl, born at Alton(1846), Hampshire. 1861: he was a blacksmith at High Street. 1871: he was a farrier at 13 Archbishops Place,Lambeth,London. 1881: a farrier at 4 Triangle ,Clapham, Surrey. Wife Sarah. Brother of John born 1854(Farrier/Smith). See Shipwrights, Watchmakers, Brass workers,Farriers,Blacksmiths, Whitesmiths, Brass workers & Ironworkers Indexes for relatives..  
CLIFF Thomas Shoeing Smith,
1797 Thomas Cliff. Place of birth unknown, but possibly Rutland. Was living in St John's parish, Stamford, at time of marriage to Catharine Goodwin (13 Nov 1797, St John's church, Stamford). Lived & worked? in St Mary's street, Stamford, where at least 11 children (4 girls, 7 boys) were born between 1798 and 1820, of which at least 8 reached adulthood, and at least 3 married with families. Thomas died 9 Jan 1828 aged 56, and Catharine died 9 April 1838 aged 64. Table monument still standing 2007 and mostly legible (but gradually eroding) in St Mary's churchyard, Stamford, with commemorative slate ground tablet for several of their children. Description of Thomas's trade taken from Catharine's death certificate. Several descendants still living (2007) in Stamford area. Youngest child (George) moved to Uppingham, Rutland, where he founded (1849) plumbing business still in existence and run by Cliff descendants 2007..  
COLEMAN George (Jnr) Farrier 1828 George Coleman (Jnr), farrier/shoeing smith. Born about 1828 in Ermington, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 23yrs, living with parents & siblings at Village of Staddiscombe, Plymstock St.Mary, Devon. Parents George & Mary (see Blacksmiths Index for parents & brothers)..  
CONSTANT John Farrier 1775 John Constant, farrier. No: 102, Thomas Street, Temple, 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..  
COOPER Eli Farrier 1790 ELi Cooper. Bramshaw Forge is at Stock Cross and operated from the 1790's to 1942. Run by the Cooper family from the 1850's to the end. Arthur Cooper was the incumbent in 1920 and his son Eli was the farrier. Now a private house. Stocks Cross is a crossroads to the south of Bramshaw village, which is 2 miles NW of Cadman..  
CREETH James Farrier & Blacksmith 1793 James Creeth, farrier. Born 1793 & died 1877, Brixton, Isle of Wight, Hampshire. Wife Elizabeth Edwards. Listed as smith and farrier in 1841 census. Listed in both Blacksmiths of the Isle of Wight & the Farriers Index..  
CRUSE Samuel Farrier & Blacksmith 1781 Samuel Cruse, farrier & blacksmith. The 1851 UK census lists him as 70yrs, at 1-Devon County Prison, St David, Exeter, Devonshire. Born: Kenton-DEV..  
CURTIS George Farrier 1789 George Curtis, Farrier, vet. Born in 1789 in Buckland Newton, Dorset. George married Mary Ann Fry at Sydling St Nicholas in Dec 1823 and was a farrier and a vet at Buckland from 1851 to 1871. He died at Buckland March in 1880. Their sons George and James were also blacksmiths and farriers and they are listed in the blacksmiths of Dorst and the farriers' Index..  
CURTIS George Farrier,
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 Farrier,
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..  
CUSHION Henry Farrier 1787 Henry Cushion, farrier. Born about 1787 in Walworth, Surrey. The 1851 UK census lists him as 22yrs, at 64 Middlesex Street, St Pancras, London with wife Mary A. 26yrs born Yorkshire..  
DAVIES John Farrier 1891 John Davies, farrier master& general smith ACWF. Born in Talog, Carmarthenshire on 3 November 1891. Trained as a blacksmith and a farrier. Prize-winner at over 100 competitions including three times winner of the prestigious Capewell Challenge Shield. In 1923 became the first Welsh Champion Farrier of Great Britain, winning the title on five occasions. Purchased Cambrian Forge in Carmarthen from his mentor John Isaacs and was a sought-after judge at the large national agricultural shows in both England and Wales [including the Royal Windsor Show where he met the young Princess Elizabeth and also later as Queen, whom he described as both gracious and knowledgeable]. But he was equally happy to support smaller local shows and encourage those willing to learn ‘the arts and mysteries of the craft’. He died in Carmarthen on 27 August 1965. Website available on request and photos available.. Visit site
DAVIES Thomas Farrier   Thomas Davies, farrier. Living with his wife and three children,his mother and blacksmith brother William were also with him. Thomas and William were both born in Narbeth Pembrokeshire. See Blacksmiths of Wales for brother William..  
DENNESS John Farrier & Blacksmith 1808 John Denness, farrier & blacksmith. Born about 1808 in born Teignhead, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 43yrs, at Staverton Town, Totnes; with wife Mary 47yrs. CHidlren: Dinah 15yrs; Herbert 13yrs; Albert 7yrs..  
DENNIS Richard Farrier 1798 Richard Dennis, farrier. Born about 1798 , in Buckland Brewer, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 53yrs, at ?Denniss, Buckland Brewer, Devon with wife 53yrs (born Buckland Brewe, Devon). Children listed: John Dennis 11yrs. Brother-in-law: Lewis Dennis ?40yrs (Ag.labourer). Grandson: Richard Risden Denniss ?1yr infant. Lodger: Joshua Payge, 24yrs (blacksmith)..  
DROVER Frederick Farrier 1873 Frederick Drover, born 1873. In 1901 he was a farrier, Farnham, Surrey UK. Aslo see Blacksmiths of Hampshire for more DROVER..  
DUNN Thomas Farrier & Blacksmith 1908 Thomas Dunn. From an advertisement in the newspaper '"alcha Witness" April 18 1908: Blacksmith's shop at Tia (near Walcha) New South Wales,Australia.Thomas Dunn desires to inform the residents of Tia and the travelling public he has a Blacksmithing and General Repairing Shop on his property "Highrent" Tia and hopes to receive a fair share of support.Horse-shoeing a specialty..  
EARLE John Farrier 1775 John Earle, farrier. No: 97, Thomas Street, Temple, 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..  
EAST Thomas Farrier & Blacksmith 1881 Thomas East operated from Howard Street Lambeth Surrey, England in the 1880's. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Surrey Index. Any info will be very helpful thank you..  
EDWARDS John Farrier & Blacksmith 1821 John Edward, master blacksmith & farrier. Born about 1821 in Cheshire. 1844: although his family are in Wales, John isliving in Chester Cheshire. He married Sarah Foxley, on 11th March 1844 at St Mary's Chester. The 1851 UK census lists John as a patient in the Chester Infirmary, aged 30yrs, born Llan-y-Pwell, Wrexham,Wales – occupation blacksmith & farrier; not sure if he made it out. I would like to find out why he was in there ! Unfortunately I think he may have died there, as I definitely can't find him in 1861. I think his wife was already dead, as I found the children listed as "visitors" in households where they were obviously being looked after while their father was in hospital. On His daughter Hannah’s marriage certificate in1869 he is Master Blacksmith (deceased). See Blacksmiths of Wales for brother Thomas (Jnr). His other siblings William and Edward were also born in Wales. Listed in Blacksmiths of Cheshire & Farriers Index..  
ELAM George Frederick Farrier 1855 George Frederick Elam. His business was situated in Sugarloaf Walk, Bethnal Green, London. E.2.  That's where his descendant remembers seeing the stables and the horses. Died: about 1955. .  
EVANS Evan Farrier & Blacksmith 1828 Evan Evans, of South Wales. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Wales & Farriers Index. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Caerphilly..  
FOX Richard Farrier & Blacksmith,
employs 1 man
1811 Richard Fox, farrier & blacksmith. Born about 1811, in Modbury, Devon. The 1851 UK census lists him as 40yrs, at 7 Broad Street, Modbury with wife Maria 39yrs. Daughter Rebecca 13yrs; George 11yrs; Francis 10yrs; Thomas 8yrs; Rhoda 3yrs; Emily 1y infant. Also, Henry Taylor 20yrs, apprentice blacksmith..  
FREELAND Samuel Farrier 1901 Samuel Freeland. Daughter Nellie Florence married Thomas James Amner 09 June 1901 at Camberwell, London.. More information welcome..  
GIBBONS Unknown Farrier 1775 Gibbons, ---. Given name not listed. Farrier at no: 10, Jacob’s Well, 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..  
GOLDSMITH Henry Thomas Farrier 1858 Henry Thomas Goldsmith, farrier. Born about 1858 in, Wembley/Harrow, Middlesex, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as13yrs, at ?Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bushy, Hertfordshire; with parents & siblings. He is also with them in census 1881. Henry married Ellen Bail, 10 November 1886. In the 1891 census, he is listed with wife Ellen, daughter Dorothy and sister Kate in Bushey.   In 1901, again in Bushey with his family (wife, son and 5 girls).  He eventually emigrated to Toronto, Canada (c.1910 -1920)  and then moved to California in 1924.  He died in Los Angeles, California, on 17 May 1942.  See Blacksmiths of Hertforshire & Farriers Index for father William (Snr) & Peggy Goldsmith plus other family members..  
GOLDSMITH William (Jnr) Farrier 1840 William Goldsmith (Jnr), farrier. Born about 1840, Wembley/Harrow Middlesex and died before 1891. The 1871 UK census lists him as 31yrs, married, at Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bushy, Hertfordshire; with wife Lydia 28yrs (born Surrey). Children: Frederick 3yrs; Charles 10 months infant. See Blacksmiths of Hertforshire & Farriers Index for father William (Snr) & Peggy Goldsmith plus other family members..  
GOLDSMITH William (Snr) Farrier & Blacksmith(Master) 1808 William Goldsmith (Snr), master blacksmith & farrier. Born about 1808, Wembley, Middlesex, England and died in 1886 in Bushey, Hertfordshire. He was a master blacksmith & farrier in Harrow ( as was his father, Thomas, before him) before moving to Bushey. The 1871 UK census lists him as 62yrs, at ?Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bushy, Hertfordshire; with wife Peggy. A. 58yrs (born Chesham, Buckinghamshire). Also listed: son Frederick 24yrs, married (blacksmith); daughter Louisa Goldsmith, married, 19yrs; son Henry Thomas. Goldsmith 13yrs (scholar); daughter-in-law Harriett Ness 33yrs; grandchildren: Georgina Ness 5yrs; Frederick Ness 3yrs; Florence Ness 10months infant. See Blacksmiths of Hertforshire & Farriers Index for father William (Snr) & Peggy Goldsmith plus other family members..  
GOWER Edward Farrier 1834 Edward Gower, farrier. Born 1834 in Penshurst Kent. 1871 Farrier in Cambwerwell, London. 1881 Farrier in Acton, Mdx. Ldn. 1891 Farrier in Heston, Mdx. Ldn..  
GOWER Joseph Henry Farrier 1870 Joseph Henry Gower, farrier. Born 1870 in Peckham London. 1901 he is at no: 2 Hanover Terrace, Brentford, Middlesex a Farrier. Up the the mid 1930's..  
GUNBY John Shoeing smith,
1814 John Gunby, born 1814, Normanton on Trent, Nottinghamshire,UK. Died 1861 Newark, Nottinghamshire. Parents: William Gunby & Elizabeth Loughton Gunby of Normanton on Trent. See U.K. Census 1841, 1851. Resided Hawton Rd. Newark worked as whitesmith, blacksmith. Wife: Sarah nee Mitchell. See Whitesmiths & Blacksmiths of Nottinghamshire for him & his son John(1844-1899). Other Gunbys can be found if the Farriers Index, Whitesmiths Index & Blacksmiths of Yorkshire + Derbyshire..  
HODGES William Samuel Farrier 1873 William Samuel Hodges. Daughter Mary Ann married Edward Henry Amner 23 Dec 1873. More information welcome..  
HOLLEY Thomas Farrier 1874 Thomas Holley, farrier master. To the best of my knowledge the firm “T.Holley & Son Farriers, Cross Roads Sway, Hants“ was started  (date unknown) by Thomas Holley who married Teresa in 1874. Thomas had a son William Holley (1878 -1953) who married Helen (1879 -1971) in I believe the early 1900s. The business passed on to William and then on to grandson Stanley ((1916 - 2000). See the Farriers Index for son William and the Blackmsiths of Hampshire Index for grandson Stanley. Contributor does not wish to be contacted..  
HOLLEY William Farrier 1900 William Holley, farrier master. William (1878 -1953. ) was registered with the Worship Company of Farriers as a Shoeing Smith on 25th February 1901. William married Helen (1879 -1971) in I believe the early 1900s. They had three children. Nellie (1908 -1996c) never married. Winifred (1912-1991) married in 1937 and she had one son Robin (b.1944). Stanley John Holley (1916 - 2000), never married. Stanley was a blacksmith & farrier and he eventually took over the business until the mid-1960s when he retired and moved to New Milton with his mother and sister Nellie. See Blacksmiths of Hampshire for Stanley Holley and the Farriers Index for Thomas Holley. Contributor does not wish to be contacted..  
HURST Henry Farrier 1816 Henry Hurst born 1816 Bishopsgate (date of death unknown). He married Frances Parke in 1842. 1841 census HO107 725 f 12, Skinner Street, St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London. 1851 census HO107 1517 f 85 St Helena Place, Clerkenwell, London. 1861 census RG9 192 F 122 3 Noble Street Clerkenwel. 1881 census RG11 350 F19 2 Noble Street Clerkenwell. I can't find him in the 1871 census; I assume he's probably still at Noble Street, but I can't find that either!  Contact name & email not for publication..  
JACKMAN Frederick Shoeing Smith 1886 Frederick Jackman, shoeing smith. Born about 1886, Thornborough, Buckinghamshire. The 1911 UK census lists him as 25yrs, at Lodging at 15 Bromley Place Angel Row Nottingham; with wife Violet 24yrs (born Nottingham). Children: Freda Nellie Alathea 2yrs; George 3mths infant..  
JONES Unknown Farrier 1775 Jones,---. give name not listed. A farrier living at No: 225, Marsh Street, Limekiln, 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..  
JONES William Farrier 1775 William Jones, farrier. No: 116, Thomas Street, Temple, 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..  
LAMBERT Richard Farrier (horseshoe maker) & Blacksmith 1824 Richard Lambert, born 7 July 1824, Beacon Hill Marchwood. Worked in 1851 as a Blacksmith in Marchwood Parish. 1861: Smith & Horseshoe maker, Chicester Square, St Marys, Southampton..  
LONG John Farrier 1775 John Long, farrier. No: 5, Bars (sic) Lane, now Barrs 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..  
LONG Tom Farrier & Blacksmith   Tom Long, blacksmiths & farrier. Listed in Blacksmiths of Kent and the Farriers Index..  
LOVELL Samuel Farrier 1735 Samuel Lovell was at Merchant Street, Bristol, Gloucestershire..  
LUSCOMBE Herbert Arthur Farrier,
1940 1940s: Herbert Arthur Luscombe. Always known as Arthur. On marriage certificate Arthur 21 Batchelor labourer living at Beeson. Rita 27yrs spinster living at Kellaton. Witnesses William Charles Wright and Frederick W.Clarke. By banns at Stokenham Church. William Wright was a friend of Arthur`s, they did their wheelwright apprenticeship together at Kelleton with Mr.Harradon.Arthur completed his blacksmith apprenticeship under Mr.W Dunn who he worked for and from whom he rented the Forge at Stokenham before eventually buying it in 1963 for £1000,including the house. During the evacuation of 1943 the Forge at Stokenham was moved to a temporary site in a barn at Beeson belonging to either Rich Foale or John Honeywell. Listed also on the Blacksmiths of Devon & the Wheelwrights Index..  
LYMATH Joseph Farrier,
Blacksmith & Druggist
1844 Joseph Lymath, Farrier, Blacksmith & Druggist in Oxfordshire, England. Found in the Pigot & Co's Royal National and Commercial Directory published in 1844 address down as Deddington. Listed in both the Farrier and Blacksmiths of Oxfordshire Indexes..  
MARTIN Charles Roger Farrier,
1834 Charles Roger martin, blacksmith, farrier. Born 1834 in Canterbury City, Kent, England. Charles married (1) Caroline Styles in 1853. He served as errand boy then a blacksmith to a master blacksmith Lewis and Mary Pilcher of Herne Bay, Kent. Charles married (2) Sophia Coltma in 1874. Sailed for New Zealand arriving in Lyttelton, NZ on the 6th June 1874. Died in Lyttelton 1876. Listed in the Farriers Index plus the Blacksmiths of Kent & New Zealand Indexes..  
MASON John Farrier 1833 John Mason, farrier. Born about 1833 in Born in Tavistock, Devon. The 1851 UKc ensus lists him as 18yrs, living at no.33 Barley Market Street,Tavistock, Devon; with parents & siblings. See Blacksmiths of Devon Index details on parents George & Jane plus his siblings..  
McGOWAN Samuel Farrier (Shoeing Smith) - Journeyman. Gunr.Driv. 1832 Samuel McGowan, Farrier (shoeing Smith) Journeyman & Gunr.Driv. Born about 1832 in Down Banbridge ----. The 1851 UK census lists him as 19yrs, at 1-Frederick & Legonier Squares Artillery Barracks, Stoke Damerel-Devon..  
MILLER Hing Farrier & Blacksmith 1960 Hing Miller (who did the shoeing of horses) and his brother (who was a blacksmith making gates, wheels etc),worked from a Blacksmith's shop in Buxton near Aylsham Norfolk until at least 1960. Hing was married and lived in a cottage next to the shop. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index..  
MITCHENER Thomas Farrier & Blacksmith 1792 Thomas Mitchener was at Winchester, Hampshire..  
MITCHENER William Farrier & Vet. Surgeon 1841 William Mitchener. Farrier, Wherwell,Hants. 1851: Vet. Surgeon. See Blacksmiths Index for father James & brothers George & Jacob..  
MORGAN Edward Farrier 1735 Edward Morgan was at St.James, Bristol, Gloucestershire..  
MOTUM William Farrier,
1854 William Motum, blacksmith, farrier. Born 1854, in Grundisburgh, Suffolk, England. William was the son of Jeremiah (blacksmith) & Susan Motum. By the age of 16yrs he was a blacksmith working for his father. In 1881 & 1891 he was called a shoeing smith and by 1901 he was a registered farrier working at Prittlewell, Essex where he died in 1911. Listed in both the Farriers Index and Blacksmiths of Suffolk..  
NICHOLLS Richard Farrier 1735 Richard Nicholls was at Castle, Bristol, Gloucestershire..  
OTTY (OTTEY) Robert Farrier & Coal Miner 1883 Robert Otty, born 1883 in Hetton le Hole was a coal miner he served in a British Artillery Regiment in World War 1 as a farrier, in Gallipoli and France. Also listed in the Military Blacksmiths Index..  
OUTEN Orlando Henry (2) Farrier - Shoeing & Jobbing Smith 1882 Orland Henry Outen (2), born 1882. Baptised 7th January 1883 at St Faith’s, Havant. He was a Shoeing and Jobbing Smith at the 1901 census, but in the family he is more noted for subsequently working at the Havant Laundry and after losing his job he committed suicide in 1922. He was unmarried as far as we know. See Blacksmiths of Hampshire for other family members. From Colin Foot,descendant..  
PACEY Samuel Farrier,
1785 Samuel Pacey, blacksmith, farrier, whitesmith. Born 17 November 1785, East Stoke Nottinghamshire, England. Samuel married Hannah Twinberry on 26 September 1811 at St Marys Orston, Nottinghamshire. When his daughter Mary was christened he was listed as a farrier at Cartergate, Nottingham. In 1825 he was listed as a whitesmith in Glovers Nottingham Directory at the same address. In 1841 he was listed as a blacksmith in Pigotts Directory at King Street, Newark. Samuel died in 1854 in Newark. Listed in Balcksmiths of Nottingham; Whitesmiths and Farrers index..  
PARKER John Farrier 1775 John Parker, farrier. No: 1, Whitson Court, now Whitson 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..  
PARKIN John James Farrier,
1879 John James Parkin, blacksmith. Born Aston Birmingham in 1879 and died at Bushy Herts 1944. He was a Farrier & Blacksmith at the Old Forge, Bushy Herts UK. 1900-1920's he also provided horses for haulage, which were stabled at a Public House named The Horse and Chains. At the same time he was a Fireman for 15 years in the Bushy Fire Brigade, also supplying the horses. Photo from the Bushy Museum. John is the small man on the right of the picture, the other man is believed to have worked with him. See Interesting Stories Link on home page and the Blacksmiths of Hertfordshire..  
PEACOCK William Farrier - Shoeing Smith 1826 illiam Peacock, horse shoer. Born about 1826 in Dunlop, Ayrshire, Scotland. The 1851 Scottish census lists him as 25yrs, living at Holland bush 4, Cambusnethan, Middle Ward, Lanark. See Iron Workers in for parents John 55yrs & Margaret 52yrs plus siblings..  
PLATT George Farrier 1808 George Platt, farrier. Born about 1808 in Lynn---. The 1851 UK census lists him as 43yrs, at 73 Bruton Mews Chelsea; with wife Mary ann 40 (born Isle of Wight). Probably brother of James Platt..  
PLATT James Farrier 1851 James Platt, farrier. Born about 1820 in Norfolk. The 1851 UK census lists him as 31yrs, at 9 Exeter Street, St. Luke, Little Chelsea with wife Dianna Platt 36yrs (born Bromley Middlesex)..  
RAMPTON George Farrier & Blacksmith 1801 George Rampton, blacksmith & farrier. Born about 1801, Medstead, Hampshire. He moved to Staines Middlesex where he was blacksmith at the Rose and Crown Yard, Knightsbridge, London. This was also his home address. His father Jonathan Rampton was also a Blacksmith. See George’s entry in the Blacksmiths of Hampshire Index for detailed information; and for other family members..  
RAYTON Henry (Jnr) Farrier 1870 Henry Rayton (Jnr), shoeing smith. Born about 1870,Higher Walton, Lancashire, England. The 1891 UK census lists him as 21yrs, living at ?Beardwood, Blackburn; with family. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Farriers index for parents Henry Rayton (born about 1845) and Elizabeth; plus siblings..  
RAYTON Henry (Snr) Farrier & Blacksmith 1845 Henry Rayton(Snr), blacksmith & shoeing smith. Born about 1845, Treales, Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 46yrs, living at ?Beardwood, Blackburn;with wife Elizabeth 46yrs (born Treales). Children: Henry 21yrs(shoeing smith); Thomas 16yrs (shoeing smith); Ellen 14yrs; John William 11yrs (later a shoeing smith); James.R. 9yrs; Betsy.A. 7yrs; Edith 5yrs. Henry is listed in both the Farreirs Index and Blacksmiths of Lancashire..  
RAYTON John William Farrier 1880 John William Rayton, shoeing smith. Born about 1880, Blackburn, Lancashire, England. The 1891 UK census lists him as 11yrs, living at ?Beardwood, Blackburn; with his family. Known to all as "JW". JW resided at Yew Tree Drive, Blackburn. Father of Ernest, Frank, Jim and Fred. Jim & Fred also worked at the forge, JW Rayton, Blackburn. The smithy founded in 1890 by JW"s wrestler and Councillor father and closed in 1968, at which time it was being run by sons Fred and Jim. The 1911 census lists John William as 31yrs, James as 6yrs, Ernest as 5yrs and Frank as 4yrs. Fred was yet to be born. Also employed was Ted Riding (known as 'ewd Ted). Possible Edmund Riding (on 1911 Census aged 19yrs). See Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Farriers index for John William’s parents Henry Rayton (born about 1845) and Elizabeth; plus siblings..  
RAYTON Thomas Farrier 1875 Thomas Rayton, shoeing smith. Born about 1875, Blackburn, Lancashire, England. The 1891 UK census lists him as 16yrs, living at ?Beardwood, Blackburn; with family. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Farriers index for parents Henry Rayton (born about 1845) and Elizabeth; plus siblings..  
REAY James Blacksmith 1880 James (Jim) Reay, blacksmith, whitesmith, horseshoer. Born 2 May 1880, Workington, Cumberland. Served apprenticeship with Birkett's, Blacksmith, at Portinscale, Keswick, Cumberland. In about 1910, moved to Scotforth, Lancaster, Lancashire, to the smithy of James Dixon on Dixon's death. James Reay appears as the blacksmith in Kelly's Directory of Lancaster, 1918. He appears in The 1939 Register at 'The Forge', Scotforth Rd, Scotforth, Lancaster. He continued the business of Scotforth Smithy until its closure in the late 1950s. James died at Lancaster on 29 Dec 1962. (James, my grandfather; Photo available.).  
REYNOLDS Ernest William Farrier & Blacksmith - Military 1887 Ernest William Reynolds, born in Roughton, Norfolk in 1887. Sergeant Blacksmith (Farrier) in Norfolk Regiment. Later a Smith in Cromer, worked at Cromer Hall. Married Mary Elizabeth WARD 1909. See him also in the Blacksmiths of Norfolk Index and MIlitary Index..  
RYAN Bernard Farrier & Blacksmith - Military 1887 Bernard Ryan, blacksmith, farrier, military. Born 30 June 1887 at 41 Forgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, England. The 1891 UK census lists him as 3yrs living at ?26 Gaol Road, Stafford with parents Patrick & Julie plus siblings. In 1901 he is 14yrs (blacksmith) at 40 Grey Friars, Stafford with parents & siblings. In the 1911 census his name appears as a blacksmith but the whole line has subsequently been crossed out. In the meantime the family have moved to 25 Forgate Street. I’m not sure why his absence occurred but in January 1913 he signs his Attestation form for the Territorial Force ( Staffordshire Yeomanry ) and gives his place of work as Corporation Stafford, Borough Hall and his trade as a Shoeing Smith. On his Military History Sheet his service is for 3 years and 177 days at Home and is discharged for defective vision on the 5th July 1916. I suppose I’m curious has to who he worked for from 1916 up to the time he got married in 1929 when he married Elizabeth Mary Alcock. Children: John Daniel 1930, Elizabeth Agnes Anne 1931, Patrick 1933 and Michael 1936. Listed in Blacksmiths of Staffordshire, Farriers & Military Indexes. Any help appreciated..  
SANDERS Thomas Shoeing Smith,
1837 Thomas Sanders, blacksmith, shoeing smith. Born Ombersley, Worcestershire. Christened 08 Oct 1837. Married Annie (surname unknown) . In 1881 Thomas was 43yrs, a shoeing smith, at 14 Bk 122 Arthur Street, Aston, Warwickshire; 1901: Thomas is 64 yrs, at 188 Church Lane, Aston. Thomas is listed in Blacksmiths of Warwickshire & Worcestershire plus the Farriers Indexes.  
SHERYER Daniel Farrier 1806 Daniel Sheryer, farrier. Born about 1806 in Cobham, Surry, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 35yrs, living at Church Street, Cobham with mother Mary 60yrs + family Sarah Sheryer 30yrs(milliner); Seth Sheryer 25yrs (see farrier’s index); Ann Sheryer 20yrs; Richard Sheryer 20yrs (see iron workers index)..  
SHERYER Seth Farrier 1816 Seth Sheryer, farrier. Born about 1816, in Cobham, Surrey, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 25yrs, living at Church Street, Cobham with mother Mary 60yrs + family Daniel Sheryer 35yrs ( see farrier’s index); Sarah Sheryer 30yrs (milliner); Ann Sheryer 20yrs; Richard Sheryer 20yrs (see iron workers index)..  
SILCOX Edward Farrier 1775 Edward Silcox, farrier. No: 208, Bedminster, East 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..  
SIMPSON David Farrier & Blacksmith 1831 David Simpson, blacksmith from Yorkshire. Born 5th April 1831, Kildwick. Parents: John Simpson and Elizabeth Whitaker. David married Ellen Robinson in 1852, Kildwick. They had 3 children, only one survived to adulthood. Ellen died and the remaining child, Sarah was raised by Ellen's mother. David emmigrated to Australia and remarried. He married Elizabeth Ferrier in 1875. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Australia and the Farriers Index (as is his father Thomas)..  
SIMPSON Thomas Farrier & Blacksmith 1835 Thomas Simpson, blacksmith & farrier. Born on the 26th April 1835, Kildwick, Yorkshire, England. Parents: John Simpson and Elizabeth Whitaker. He was recorded as a Smith and Farrier in the 1851 census. After emmigrating to Australia he married Mary Ann Stowell. They married in 1858 in Deniliquin, NSW, Australia. They had 8 children. Thomas died in 1905 in Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and Australia Indexes plus the Farriers Index (as is his son David)..  
SIMPSON Thomas Farrier 1905 Thomas Simpson, farrier. Born 1905-06 into a farrier family of 15, Melbourne Pocklington District of York (North)..  
SKELLETT William Farrier & Blacksmith 1812 William Skellett was a Blacksmith & farrier in Appleby (on the Leicester, Derbyshire border) in 1851. He was born and baptised in Appleby and was there in 1841 but had not remained in Appleby throughout as his sons William and Arthur and daughter Theodora were born in Tamworth, Warwickshire between 1845-1850. In 1861 he was in Edingale, Staffordshire a blacksmith. He was still described as a blacksmith in 1881 in Stapenhill, Derbyshire. Listed on Blacksmiths of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire. Indexes and on the Farriers Index..  
SKELLETT William Farrier 1772 William Skellett, born 1771. Died:1851. He was a farrier between 1823 and 1851. First in Austry, Warwickshire.then in 1841 his son William [1812] a blacksmith and son John a journeyman farrier were with him in Appleby on the Leicester, Derbyshire border..  
STANDEN Elias Farrier & Blacksmith 1779 Elias Standen, born 1779 at Burwash, Sussex, son of Samuel Standen & Frances(nee Fuller). Married Barbara Heathfield, they lived sometime in Canterbury. Elias was a Sergeant Farrier at Waterloo. After Napoleonic war lived in Waresley,Hunts. Died: 1867 at Gamlingay, Cambridge. Elias & Barbara are grandparents of Harry Henry Standen who married Annie Pashley, daughter of George & Emma..  
STRANGE Sidney Heather Shoeing Smith,
1869 Sidney Heather Strange, blacksmith and shoeing Smith. Born 1869. Died 1939. He was born and lived in Southampton. Parents: Joseph Sagittery Strange and Ann Burridge. He married Catherine Minnie Williams in Southampton in 1891 and is known to have had eight children. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Hampshire and Farriers Indexes..  
SUMNER John Shoeing Smith - Journeyman 1851 John Sumner, shoeing smith. Born Worton,Wiltshire,England. Aged 21yrs,wife Ann 24yrs. Son: Henry.J.Sumner, 9 months infant. Living at Almshouse No:10, West Lavington, Wiltshire..  
SURCOMBE Samuel Farrier 1851 Samuel Surcombe 32yrs, Cross Lanes, Okehampton, Devon. Born Bridestow-DEV. Wife Mary 36yrs born Bridestow-DV. Children: John 5yrs, William H. 9yrs. See Blacksmiths Index for brother John..  
TENNANT ? George Farrier 1841 George Tennant 35yrs,Medsted,Hampshire. Born unknown (not Hampshire). Wife Charlotte 30yrs, not born in Hampshire..  
THOMPSON Joseph Farrier,
Blacksmith & Gunr Driv.
1851 Joseph Thompson 21yrs, 1-Frederick & Legonier Squares Artillery Barracks, Stoke Damerel,Devon. Born Barnstaple-DEV..  
THROUER James Farrier & Blacksmith 1851 James Throuer 57yrs, ---, Henstead. Born East Carlton. Wife Ann.E. 49yrs born Wymondham---..  
TOWN John Farrier   John Town, son of Thomas (see Blacksmiths of Kent Index)..  
VINSON Reginald Stewart Farrier,
Ironworker & Wheelwright
1920 Reginald Stewart Vinson. In the 1920's he was a blacksmith/wheelwright/iron worker, he served his apprenticeship with Metters of Tavistock. His daughter Valerie say "my knowledge is a bit vague im afraid but it must have been about the late 1920s. At the time Reginald lived at Devon Great Consols Lamerton. We however shifted to quite a few moorland villages as the work dried up. When the horse was supplanted by the tractor he went to work at Devonport dockyard and was sent to Gibraltar just after WW2. He also served so I believe as a farrier in the N/Devon Hussars" Reginald is also listed in the Wheelwrights, Ironworkers, Blacksmiths of Devon & Military Indexes.. Contact Valerie  
WARD George Farrier - Shoeing Smith 1851 George WARD, 23yrs, Sculcoates. Shoeing Smith in Yorks Hull with step father George MOLE..  
WEBB Samuel Shoeing Smith - Journeyman 1818 Samuel Webb, born 5th July 1818 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Wife: Susan De'Ath. The 1851 census shows him living in Hill Street, Ipswich St Helen. Shoeing Smith Journeyman..  
WITHEY John Farrier 1775 John Withey, farrier. No: 53, Bedminster, East 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..  
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