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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
ARNOT James Blacksmith 1811 James Arnot, blacksmith. Born about 1811 (not born in Gloucestershire). The 1841 UK census lists him as 30yrs, living at Cheltenham, Villa. Cottage. Also listed is Emma Rabdall 20yrs (not born in Gloucestershire)..  
CLUTTERBUCK William Blacksmith 1814 William Clutterbuck signed a lease for a blacksmith shop in Northwood Green hamlet, parish of Westbury on Severn in October 1814. It was an active business at that time. William was aged 28 at that time, he was baptised in nearby Hasfield. I don't know where he got his training. The business stayed in the Clutterbuck family until at least 1871..  
COLLETT George Blacksmith(Master) 1817 George Collett, blacksmith. Born 1817 in Admington Gloucestershire. Died 1896 in Stoke on Trent Staffordshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 53yrs, a blacksmith at Back Ends, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire; with wife maria (nee Jennings) 47yrs. They had ten children. In 1861: a blacksmith at Cow Fair, Chipping Campden, Glouscestershire. 1871: master blacksmith at The Butts, Mickleton, Gloustershire. 1881: an Inn Keeper/blacksmith, Swan Inn, Eccleshall, Staffs. 1891: Retired blacksmith at Cornwallis Street, Stoke on Trent Staffordshire. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire & Staffordshire for blacksmith sons Walter Collett and George(Henry George) Collett ..  
COLLETT Henry George Blacksmith - Apprentice 1858 Henry George Collett, blacksmith. Born about 1858 in Campjordan, Gloucestershire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 13yrs, apprentice, at 20 The Butts, Mickelton, Gloustershire. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire & Staffordshire for blacksmith father George Collett ; mother Maria and brother Walter Collett ..  
COLLETT Walter Blacksmith - Journeyman 1852 Walter Collett, blacksmith journeyman. Born about 1852 in Campjordan, Gloucestershire, England. The 1871 UK census lists him as 19yrs, at 20 The Butts, Mickelton, Gloustershire. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire & Staffordshire for blacksmith father George Collett ; mother Maria and brother George(Henry George) Collett ..  
COLLEY William Henry (1) Blacksmith,
Wheelwright
1827 William Henry Colley (1), wheelwright & blacksmith. Born about 1827, Cheltenham, Gloucester, England. Died: 1901 in Cheltenham. Married: Elizabeth (born Aldersfield, about 1828). 1851: he was a wheelwright journeyman with Michael Cox (master wheelwright) at Bishops Walk. The 1881 UK census lsits him as 54yrs, at Pilley Road, Leckhampton, Gloucester; with Elizabeth 55yrs. Children: Fanny 19yrs; Mary.A. R. 17yrs; George. A. Colley 14yrs. In 1891:William is 64yrs; Elizabeth 63yrs and son George.A.Colley 24yrs, unmarried (labourer). Listed in both Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire and Wheelwright, Index. No contact email supplied..  
COLLINS Arthur Horace Blacksmith 1874 Arthur Horace Collins, born 1874 in Broadway Worcestershire. Son of Charles Collins and Hannah (Scrivens). He married Caroline Harrap 1897 in Twyning Gloucestershire where he appears on the 1901 census as the village Blacksmith. Caroline and Arthur raised 2 sons in Twyning - Lewis born 1898 and Horace born 1900..  
CORNELIUS Dudly (Jnr) Blacksmith 1735 Dudly Cornelius (Jnr). At St.Philips Bristol, Gloucestershire England.  
CORNELIUS Dudly (Snr) Blacksmith 1735 Dudly Cornelius (Snr).at St.Philips Bristol, Gloucestershire England.  
DAVIS Ephraim Blacksmith 1820 Ephraim Davis, blacksmith. Born in 1820 in Bisley, Gloucester, England. The 1841 census shows he was apprenticed to William Smith in Bisley, learning the blacksmith trade. Sometime soon after he married Jane ? and lived in the Bristol area before coming to Clerkenwell, London where he worked for the remainder of his days as a blacksmith, (according to the census's) ; he died approx 1876. Listed in both the Gloucestshire & London Indexes..  
HODGES Frederick Blacksmith 1826 Frederick Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Kempley Gloucestershire 10th May 1826. 1871 census shows him a Blacksmith at Woodgate Newent. Parents: John & Mary Hodges..  
HODGES Henry Blacksmith 1816 Henry Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Kempley, Gloucestershire, 20th October 1816. Parents: John and Mary Hodges. Henry became a Blacksmith first in Kempley and then in Much Marcle Herefordshire (3 Miles away). 186: he is a blacksmith at Kempley Green, with sister Esther 32 and mother aged 84. 1871: Henry is 56yrs, living with brother Thomas in Much Marcle (Bushell) Herefordshire, still Blacksmith. Possible death 1877 Ledbury district. 6a 309..  
HODGES Henry Blacksmith 1827 Henry Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Dymock Gloucestershire 7th January 1827. Parents: John Hodges & Hester (surname unknown). Wife: Emma Bannister Dymock, married 19th November 1853; they lived Leadington. 1861 census - Leadington Farm 1871 - Grove Hill, with wife and 4 children (Blacksmith). 1881: Tillers Green with wife and youngest son William (Blacksmith). 1891 ot1898: at Pilar Cottages (4 rooms) Old Field with wife and daughter Ellen.(Blacksmith). 1901: a widower, living with daughter Ellen and her family, (husband and 3 children) still at OldField aged 84..  
HODGES John Blacksmith 1802 John Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Dymock, Gloucestershire 25th July 1802. Married twice, first to Hester circa 1826 and then to Hannah Burrup circa 1830. 1841 & 1851: a blacksmith living Tilputt`s End, Leddington, Dymock. His eldest son Henry also became a Blacksmith..  
HODGES John Blacksmith 1778 John Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Dymock Gloucestershire 26th January 1778. Wife: Mary Cooper, married 24th November 1801. 1841: a blacksmith at Kempley Blacksmiths shop. 1851: a blacksmith at Kempley New House. John and Mary had 6 sons, 4 also became blacksmiths..  
HODGES Thomas Blacksmith 1811 Thomas Hodges, blacksmith. Baptised Kempley Gloucestershire 11th August 1811. Parents: John Hodges and Mary Cooper. 1851: Kempley with wife Hannah, sister-in-law, nephew Henry and niece Harriet. 1861: with wife at Much Marcle Herefordshire, sister-in-law, Elizabeth Green. Nephew Henry Hodges 18yrs (blacksmith), and niece Hannah Hodges 6yrs. 1871: still at Much Marcle Herefordshire with wife Hannah no issue. Died on December 14th 1877..  
MERRETT Frank. J. Blacksmith 1850 Frank.J. Merrett, blacksmith. See entry for his father William Merrett (Snr)..  
MERRETT William (Snr) Blacksmith 1789 William Merrett and sons, blacksmiths. From the various census I have found the Merritt family living in or around Churchdown Barnwood Gloucestershire. William born 1789, William J. born 1826 and Frank J. born 1850. Each generation seem to have a blacksmith..  
MERRETT William. J. (Jnr) Blacksmith 1826 William.J.Merrett (Jnr), blacksmith. See entry for his father William Merrett (Snr)..  
OCKLE James Blacksmith 1825 James Ockle, blacksmith. Born about 1825, Longford, Gloucester, England. The 1891 UK census lists him as 66yrs, a widower, at the Smithy, Longford Terrace, Gloucester..  
PRICE Henry Blacksmith 1831 Henry Price, blacksmith. Born Pensford, Somerset, England circa 1831. Died 1888 Bitton, Gloucestershire. 1861 England Census Bitton Village Gloucestershire, Henry aged 29yrs Blacksmith, wife Elizabeth Price nee Cox 23yrs born Bitton Glos. Children: Rosina Price 2yrs born Bitton Glos; Mary J E Price one Month infant born Bitton Glos. Edward Price Lodger [Henry's brother aged 2yrs] born Pensford Somerset. Arthur Price Lodger [Henry's brother aged 21] born Pensford Somerset. 1871 Census Bitton Village Gloucestershire; Henry 39yrs, Elizabeth 33yrs; Eveline 1yrs; Emily 7yrs; Alice 4yrs; Annie 2yrs..  
PRITCHARD Thomas Blacksmith(Master),
1 apprentice
1871 Thomas Pritchard was living at Boxbush Road Newland, Gloucestershir, England. Wife Lucy nee Tyler. See Wheelwrights Index for Lucy’s father William and brothers William (Jnr) & John. Her 3rd brother Richard Henry Tyler was apprentice blacksmith to Thomas Pritchard. See Blacksmiths of Australia for more on Richard Henry..  
STEEL Thomas Blacksmith 1770 Thomas Steel was a blacksmith in the town of Coleford. In 1826, he was convicted at Gloucester Assizes of stealing a piece of timber from the Forest of Dean, and sentenced to seven years transportation. He served six years on the prison hulk "Justitia" at Woolwich, before being pardoned in 1832. He died in 1846 and is buried at Newland.Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire..  
TYLER Richard Henry Blacksmith & Coachmaker 1853 Richard Henry Tyler, born 1853 in Gloucestershire, England. Richard Henry Tyler sailed to Fremantle with his wife Agnes and four children. He started a coach building business in South Street Fremantle and was joined by his brother in law John William Porter. See Blacksmiths of Gloucestershire & Australia Indexes. See Wheelwrights Index for Richards father William (Snr) & brothers William (Jnr) & John Tyler & sister Lucy (married Thomas Pritchard a Blacksmith)..  
WEST William Blacksmith 1735 William West was at St.Philips Bristol, Gloucestershire England.  
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