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AINSWORTH George Blacksmiths & Farmer 1819 George Ainsworth, blacksmith & famer 104 acres. Born about 1819, Blackburn, Lancashire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 32yrs, at living at 34 Brick Place, Catterall, Lancs; with wife Genny 35yrs (born Brindle,Lancashire). Children: Thomas 12yrs; William 10yrs; Betty 8yrs; Grace 5yrs; Margaret 1yr infant. Visitor: Isabella Cotton 32yrs, unmarried(farmers daughter). In 1861 George 42yrs; Jane (?Genny) 46yrs, living at 122 Bowveric Street, Preston. Children: Betty 19yrs; Grace 15yrs; Margaret 12yrs; Ann 10yrs; George 3yrs. In 1871: George 52yrs; Jane 54yrs; living Can Bridge, Walton le Dale. Children: Margaret21yrs; Ann 19yrs; G13yrs. The 1881 census lists George as 61yrs; Jane 58yrs. Hippinges,Dewhurst, Wilpshire, Blackburn. Also listed: nephew Eli Ainsworth 33yrs,unmarried(farm labourer) and nephew Jeremiah Sharpler 31yrs,unmarried (farm labourer)..  
ALLISON George Blacksmith 1804 George Allison, blacksmith. Born 1804, he was the village Blacksmith at Wimmarleigh, Nr Garstang, Lancashire where he lived with wife Ellen nee Hornby and their family. He employed 3 other Blacksmiths and also apprentices. His brother Robert Hornby born 1807 also of Wimmarleigh was also a Blacksmith..  
ANDREW Peter Blacksmith 1851 Peter Andrew, blacksmith at Peel Green Lancashire 1851; Swinton 1854 to 1868..  
ASHWORTH John Blacksmith 1828 John Ashworth, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Drake Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire.  
BARRATT John Blacksmith 1828 John Barratt, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Reed Yard, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
BATCHELOR Thomas James Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1868 Thomas James Batchelor, blacksmith & wheelwright in Manchester, England. Born 1868 in Lee Common, Bucks. His family moved to Gorton, Manchester, in 1874. Thomas was apprenticed and eventually started his own business. He later worked for Greaves and Faulkner at the railway in Gorton until retirement in 1944. Listed in both the Blacksmiths of Lancashire & the Wheelwrights Index..  
BENTLEY John Blacksmith 1828 John Bentley, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Buersall, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
BIRD Richard (Dick) Blacksmith 1870 Richard (called Dick)Bird, blacksmith. Born about 1879 in Lancaster, Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 21yrs, boarder at 33 Clifton Street, Blackburn, Lancashire; with Barnabas Bolton (a tailor) and his family. In 1901, Richard is 31yrs, at Brooke Street, Leyland, Lancashire; with wife Jane 34yrs (born Leyland). Children: James 5yrs; John 2yrs. 1911 census finds Richard 41yrs, a blacksmith contractor; Jane 44yrs. James 15yrs; John 12yrs. Postal address noted as W16, Leyland Lane, Lancaster..  
BROADBENT Joseph Blacksmith 1861 Joseph Broadbent 42yrs, at Ardwick, Lancashire, England. Born Openshaw, Lancashire; Wife Ann 33yrs, born Bolton, Lancashire..  
BROADLEY James Blacksmith 1723 James Broadley , blacksmith. Baptised at Church Kirk 20th March 1723/24 as the illegitimate son of Ellen Broadley and John Birtwill/Birtwistle who had married Ellen's sister Jennet on 2 Sep 1723. James's children's baptisms at Haslingden name him as blacksmith of Baxenden or Accrington. His grandfather, John Broadley made a will 23rd October 1733 leaving "James Broadley alias Birtwistle son of Ellin Dugdale my daughter the sum of three pounds and one cupboard"..  
CLEGG John Blacksmith 1828 John Clegg, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Hunters Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
CUNILIFFE John Blacksmith 1761 John Cunliffe, a blacksmith. Born in circa 1761. He married Sarah Ormerod on 6 January 1794 in Newchurch St. Nicholas, Chapelry of Haslingden. John died aged 78yrs in January 1840 and was buried 27 January 1840 in Newchurch in Rossendale, Lancashire. Aged 78. Sarah Ormerod was born circa 1769 in Rawtenstall. She was an Innkeeper. Children: James born 1794, Mary born 1797, John born 1799, Betty born 1803, Henry born 1806 (see Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index), Joseph born abt.1814 & Jane born abt. 1819..  
CUNLIFFE Henry Blacksmith 1806 Henry Cunliffe, a blacksmith. Born: 1806, Norfolk, England. See Blacksmiths of Lancashire Index for parents John (born abt.1761) & Sarah nee Ormerod plus several siblings The 1841 Census records Henry (?still single) at the Bishops Blaize Inn, Rawtenstall, aged 35..  
DOWNS Isaac Blacksmith & Wheelwright 1816 Isaac Downs, a farmer's son was born 13th October 1816. Wife Elizabeth Hopwood, married 1842. He was a Master Blacksmith living and working at Manchester Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport (this being Lancashire in the first half of the century and Cheshire in the latter half). Two of Isaac's sons became blacksmiths, and one became a wheelwright. Isaac died in 1872, but his wife and sons were still running the business in 1891. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Cheshire Index & Wheelwrights Index..  
GARDOM John Blacksmith? 1857 John Gardom, born about 1857. Father, John Gardom. I understand there was such gentleman responsible for work at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire and Castle Howard, Yorkshire in the late 1600's, and yet I've not been able to find any details. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Derbyshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire Indexes..  
GARDOM John William Blacksmith? 1893 John William Gardom, born 28 Feb 1893, Manchester, Lancashire, England. Died 21 May 1974, Ripley, Derbyshire. Father, John Gardom. See also Blacksmiths of Derbyshire..  
GARSTANG William Blacksmith 1681 William Garstang, blacksmith of Brindle, Lancashire 1681 Listed in indenture dated 1717..  
GREEN Jeremiah Blacksmith 1779 Jeremiah Green, born circa 1779 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. Married Ann Marshall on 2 April 1804. Resided at Greenacres Moor in Oldham Lancashire. Jeremiah died 15 March 1835 in Oldham. Son William born 1807(blacksmith)..  
GREEN William Blacksmith 1807 WilliamGreen, born 1807. Christened circa 30 August 1807. Died: 18 Oct 1881. Father: Jeremiah Green (Blacksmith). Wife Alice Rhodes married 1830. The 1851 census says he resided at 41 Greenacres Rd Oldham Lancashire occupation stated as Blacksmith. In 1871 census he resided at 7 Greenacres Old Rd. Occupation Bolt Manufacturer employing 5 men and 4 boys..  
GREENHALGH George Blacksmith 1789 1789: George Greenhalgh, blacksmith. Born in 1789 (but not in Lancashire). Died 1869. The 1841 UK census lists him as 50yrs, working and living in Old Road Heaton Norris Stockport Lancashire; with wife Rebecca 45yrs (born Lancashire). Children listed: Ann 20yrs; George 15yrs; Daniel 13yrs; William 9yrs; Thomas 7yrs..  
HALLIDAY Samuel Blacksmith 1845 Samuel Halliday, blacksmith. Born in 1845 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland and in 1871 was living at 10 Harding Street, in the parish of All Souls, Manchester, England. Wife: Sarah Ann nee Milner, and his three children Selina, Sarah and son Arthur..  
HULM Richard Blacksmith 1820 Richard Hulm was born 3 Aug 1820 in Bootle cum Lineacre, Lancashire, parents John and Isabella Hulm. Richard married Elizabeth Tinsley 15 Sep 1839 in Liverpool.They had 10 children. Richard died in 1886..  
INGHAM Isaac Blacksmith 1828 Isaac Ingham, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Church Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
JACKSON William Blacksmith 1812 William jackson, born circa 1812 in Cheshire Altrincham. Lived and worked in Hulme Manchester. He may have been working on the railways and viaducts as they were being built around that time. The 1851 and 1861 census show him living on Earl Street with his wife Sarah and their 6 children..  
JACKSON William Blacksmith 1829 William Jackson, born 1829, Salford. H e was working as a blacksmith in Manchester at the same time as the other William Jackson (listed this page). Maybe the two Williams were related in some way. He may have been working on the railways and viaducts as they were being built around that time..  
JOHNSTON James Blacksmith 1821 James Johnston, born 1821 in Middlesex. By 1841 he was living in Manchester working as a Blacksmith until his death in 1887..  
KERSHAW John Blacksmith 1828 John Kershaw, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address School Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
KIRK Thomas Blacksmith 1765 Thomas Kirk born 25th Aug 1765 (see Goosnargh Parish Register)Thomas son of John Kirk of Whittingham. Married 5th July 1791 to Ann Helme(x) of the Parish of Preston by Banns. Death: possibly 16th June 1802..  
LAWSON Robert Blacksmith 1842 Robert Lawson, born circa 1842-1844 at Aughton or Bickerstaffe, Lancashire. Married Ellen Hesketh 16 Mar 1863 at Aughton..  
LEACH Robert Blacksmith 1828 Robert Leach, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Shaw Clough, Rochdale, Lancashire.  
LIVESAY Robert Blacksmith 1828 Robert Livesay, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Church Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
LIVESAY Thomas Blacksmith 1828 Thomas Livesay, Blacksmith of Lancashire. Taken from the Pigot and Co's National and Commericial Directory dated 1828-29. Address Toad Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire..  
MOORE John Blacksmith 1881 John Moore, blacksmith & iron worker. Born Ireland, County Ros Common. The 1881 census lists him as 20yrs old, labourer at the iron works; lodging at 2 Seymour Street, Manchester. 1891: he is a blacksmiths striker; aged 30yrs, living at 30 Joynson Street, Salford, Lancaster, Lancashire; with wife Mary 32yrs born Belfast, Ireland. Children: Margaret 6yrs, John 5yrs, Florence 5 months infant (all born Broughton Lanes, Salford). In 1901 they are at the same address, John 40yrs (blacksmith), Mary 42yrs. Children: Margaret (Maggie) 16yrs, John 15yrs(driver), Florence 10yrs, Thomas 7yrs, Joseph 2yrs. The 1911 census has them living at 36 Mildred Lane, Broughton. John 50yrs (iron worker, blacksmith striker) Mary 51yrs, Florrie 20yrs,single(shirt maker), Thomas 16yrs (clerk), Joseph 12yrs(school)..  
PARKER Albert Victor Blacksmith 1897 Albert Victor Parker, blacksmith. Albert was born in Wrea Green in 1897, first son of Michael Parker and Hannah (nee Edwards). Albert married Esther Marquis in the Fylde in 1921 and they had at least 1 child, a boy named Victor. Albert was noted as a blacksmith in the baptism records for their son Victor, living at Tarnbrick in Kirkham..  
PARKER Christopher Blacksmith 1828 Christopher Parker, blacksmith. Christopher was born in Kirkham circa 1828, second son of James Parker and Jennet (nee Rogerson). He did not marry. He was listed as a blacksmith Kirkland in 1851. He died in 1857 in Kirkland..  
PARKER George Blacksmith 1809 George Parker, blacksmith. George was born in Kirkham in 1809, sixth son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Alice Cross in Kirkham in 1829 and they had at least 6 children of which 4 were boys (although two died as infants). George was listed as a blacksmith in Marton in 1830, and was noted as a 32-year old smith in Liverpool in the 1841 census..  
PARKER Henry Blacksmith 1866 Henry Parker, blacksmith. Henry was born in Ribby with Wray in 1866, second son of John Parker and Margaret (nee Harrison). Henry married Mary Day in Kirkham in 1901 and they had at least 4 children, 1 of which was a boy. He was listed as a blacksmith’s apprentice in 1891 in Ribby with Wray and in 1901 he was a horseman on a farm..  
PARKER James Blacksmith 1834 James Parker, blacksmith. James was born in Freckleton in 1834, fifth son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Michael Parker was a twin with brother James, sons of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). James did not marry. He was listed as a blacksmith in Freckleton from 1851 through to 1871. He died in 1880 in Freckleton..  
PARKER James Blacksmith 1796 James Parker, blacksmith. James was born in Preston in 1796, second son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Jennet Rogerson in Kirkham in 1819 and they had at least 5 children of which 2 were boys. James was listed as a blacksmith in Kirkham in the 1841 census, working on the Green I believe. In 1851, he was living and working as a blacksmith in Kirkland.  He died there the same year, 3 years before his father died..  
PARKER James Blacksmith 1834 James Parker, a Smith by trade. James was born in Kirkham in 1834, fourth son of John Parker and Ann (nee Hilton). He married Ann in Birmingham in 1853 and they had at least 7 children of which 5 were boys. James was listed as a whitesmith in Birmingham in 1861, a carriage wheel maker (?) in Gorton in 1871, a striker (smith) in 1881 in Birmingham, and in 1891 he was a railway carriage smith in Kings Norton. He died some time after 1891..  
PARKER John Blacksmith 1793 John Parker, blacksmith. John was born in Preston in 1793, first son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Ann Hilton in Preston in 1815 and they had at least 15 children of which 7 were boys. John was listed as a blacksmith in Kirkham in the 1841 census, working on Poulton St I believe. John died in 1848, 6 years before his father died. See Engineers Index fro son John (born 1836) Engine Smith..  
PARKER John Blacksmith 1836 John Parker, blacksmith. John was born in Freckleton in 1836, sixth son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Michael Parker was a twin with brother James, sons of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). John married Margaret Harrison in Warton in 1860 and they had at least 8 children, 2 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Wrea Green / Ribby with Wray from 1861 through to 1891. He died in the Fylde in 1911..  
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1866 Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Ribby with Wray in 1866, first son of John Parker and Margaret (nee Harrison).  Michael married Hannah Edwards in Wrea Green in 1896 and they had at least 5 children, 3 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Ribby with Wray from 1891 through to 1901. He died in the Kirkham in 1928..  
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1823 Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Westby in 1823, second son of John Parker and Ann (nee Hilton). He married Elizabeth Woods in Liverpool in 1845 and they had at least 11 children of which 3 were boys. Michael was listed as a blacksmith from 1841 through 1871 in Kirkham, in Alston in 1881, and then in Blackpool in 1891 through 1895.  By 1901, he had returned to Alston, although not listed as a blacksmith in that census..  
PARKER Michael Blacksmith 1866 Michael Parker, blacksmith. Michael was born in Kirkham in 1866, third son of Michael Parker and Elizabeth (nee Woods).  Michael married Mary Alice Seedall in Blackpool in 1889 and they had at least 3 children, 2 of which were boys. He was listed as a blacksmith in Blackpool from 1891 through to 1901. In 1895, he was listed in Kelly's Directory as being a blacksmith in Moon St, South Shore, Blackpool. He died in the Blackpool in 1938..  
PARKER Richard Blacksmith 1803 Richard Parker, blacksmith. Richard was born in Warton in 1803, fifth son of Thomas Parker and Rosamond (nee Ashcroft). He married Elizabeth Carter in Preston in 1829 and they had at least 11 children of which 5 were boys (although one died as an infant). Richard was listed as a blacksmith in Preston in the 1841 census, working on the High St I believe. In 1851, he was still operating as a blacksmith on the High St, and in 1861 the family had moved to Gt. Hanover St, where he was still a blacksmith, aged 56.  He died around 1878..  
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1764 Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born circa 1764 in Lytham. Married Rosamond Ashcroft in Preston in 1793. They had 10 children, of which 6 were boys, from 1793 through 1815. they moved from Preston to Warton around 1800 and then to Kirkham around 1805. Thomas was first noted as a blacksmith in Kirkham in 1811 (Holden's Trade Directory 1811). In 1841, he was still a blacksmith, aged 77 (noted as "75" on the 1841 census), and in fact he was also still listed as a blacksmith in 1851, aged 87, when living with his youngest daughter Ann and her family.  Thomas died in 1854 at her house in Liverpool and was buried at St. Michael’s Church in Kirkham. Of Thomas’ children, John, James. Richard and George all became blacksmiths, and Michael and Thomas became shoemakers..  
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1821 Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born in Kirkham c.1821, first son of James Parker and Jennet (nee Rogerson). He married Mary Jackson in Preston in 1846 and they had at least 10 children of which 5 were boys. Thomas was listed as a blacksmith in all censuses; in Thornton in 1841, in Forton in 1851, in Kirkland in 1861 through to 1891. He died in 1898, presumably in Kirkland. In 1855, he was listed in the "List of Persons in Trade, Clergy and Gentry, for Garstang and Surrounds, 1855” as being in Hollins Lane in Kirkland..  
PARKER Thomas Blacksmith 1884 Thomas Parker, blacksmith. Thomas was born in Freckleton in 1884, first son of James Parker and Rebecca (nee Eccles). James Parker was son of Thomas Parker and Ellen (nee Fisher), and Thomas senior was son of Michael Parker and Mary (nee Towers). Thomas had not married by 1901, where he was listed as an apprentice blacksmith in Kirkham..  
PINNINGTON Robert Blacksmith 1861 Robert Pinnington, blacksmith living at 151, Houghton Street, Prescot, Lancashire, England. His son John Pinnington and son-in-law John Rimmer were employed as watchmakers (See Clock & Watchmakers Index) . I believe a manufacturer of clocks and watches existed at this time in Houghton Street. Any information of either the Pinnington or Rimmer families will be appreciated..  
POLLARD James Blacksmith 1809 James Pollard, born circa1809 in Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire.  Census of 6th Jun 1841 he was a blacksmith at Pickup Delph, Habergham Eaves, Lancashire, UK.  Census of 30 March 1851 he was a blacksmith at 6 Stone Delph, Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire, UK.  Died: 15th July 1851.   Wife: Ellen Aldersonand. Had eight children: John, Richard, Thomas, James, Alderson, Mary A, Margaret, and William..  
PORTER James Blacksmith 1820 James Porter, born circa 1820, Liverpool, Lancahsire. Died Liverpool circa 1893. 1851: living at Summerseat, Kirkdale Liverpool, 1858: living at 73 Fleet street, Liverpool. Married 3 times, one wife Elizabeth(Jones), with whom he had son William (1858-1941)..  
PUGH Richard Blacksmith 1780 Richard Pugh born circa 1780 listed as a "Smith" on sons baptism record in parish church St Nicholas Liverpool 1802 see other Pugh descendants. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Lancashire and Whitesmiths Indexes. See the Whitesmiths Index for other family members..  
RAYTON Henry (Snr) Blacksmith & Farrier 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..  
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.).  
RIDING Edmund Blacksmith 1892 Edmund Riding, apprentice blacksmith. Born about 1892, Blackburn, Lancashire,England. The 1911 UK census lists him as 19yrs, living at Blackburn; with widowed mother Sarah Jane Riding 49yrs; sister Maria Riding 23yrs and brother Richard Riding 22yrs. Edmund may be the Ted Riding who worked for shoeing smith John William Rayton, shoeing smith (listed in the Farrier’s index)..  
SMITH James Blacksmith - Master 1807 James Smith, master blacksmith. Born 1807 in ?Lancashire. Died 1873 Lancashire. James came from a family of Blacksmiths. He worked and lived in Ormskirk town centre (Moor Street and Aughton Street). He married Ellen Bridge and they had seven children. If anyone has any information on this family or photos of Blacksmiths in Ormskirk I would love to hear from you..  
SNELSON John Blacksmith 1823 John Snelson, blacksmith. Born 1823, Witton-cum-Twambrooks, Northwich, Cheshire., England 1841- engineer app then moved to Manchester Lancashire. 1851-1871 a blacksmith in Manchester Lancashire. Listed in both Blacksmiths of Cheshire & Blacksmiths of Lancashire Indexes..  
THOMPSON John Blacksmith 1820 John Thompson, blacksmith. Born about 1820, Lancashire, England. Parents: Richard Thompson(born abt. 1791 ) and Mary (born abt. 1791) Wife: Sarah WELCH. In 1843, living in Sovereign Street, Pendleton. Children: Thomas born 27 September 1843 in Pendleton, Lancashire. He was a Master Clogger. Thomas married Hannah PLATT on 29 December 1861 in St. Pauls Church, Parish of Paddington, County of Lancaster. The address given was Bernard St, Pendleton..  
THRELFALL John Blacksmith 1764 John Threlfall, blacksmith. Born 1764. Died 1836. He was the village Blacksmith at Woodplumpton, Nr Preston, Lancashire. where he lived with his wife Peggy (Margaret Dewhurst) and 12 children. He was 72 years of age when he died at Claughton, Nr Preston..  
WADE Thomas Blacksmith 1851 Thomas Wade, blacksmith. Born about 1851,Padiham,Lancashire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 40yrs, living with his sister Elizabeth Boxup; brother-in-law Daniel Boxup & family at 69 Burns Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Also listed is his mother Ellen Wade, widow, 72yrs..  
WARD John Blacksmith 1841 John Ward,blacksmith. Born about 1841 in Birmingham,Warwickshire. The 1891 UK census lists him as 50yrs, at 33 Grasmere Road, Lancaster, LANCS; with wife Elanor 51yrs (born Lancashire). Children: daughters Mary Ann Ward 20yrs & Grace. E. Ward 16yrs; plus Isabella Brotherton 22yrs (step daughter); Henreitta.E. Brotherton 47yrs (step daughter)..  
WEST Arthur.M. Blacksmith 1881 Arthur M. West was born in Middlesborough, Yorkshire, about 1881. Parents, Marshall and Jane West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Blacksmith in Manchester, Lancs. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Marshall Blacksmith 1846 Marshall West was born about 1846 in Beelsby. Parents, William and Elizabeth West. He is listed in the 1861 Census as a Blacksmith's Apprentice in Beelsby. in 1871 he is in Linthorpe, Yorks., as a Blacksmith, in 1881 in Manchester as a Whitesmith and Gasfitter, in 1891 in Manchester as a Blacksmith, General, and in 1901, still in Manchester, as a Blacksmith. See Marshall again plus others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WHITESIDE John Blacksmith 1736 John Whiteside, born about 1736, possibly in Marton, Lancashire. He was a blacksmith in Lytham, Lancashire, from about 1761 until 1812..  
WHITESIDE John Blacksmith 1814 John Whiteside, born 6th Dec 1814 in Lytham, Lancashire, England. He was a blacksmith from about 1833 to about 1861..  
WHITESIDE Joseph Blacksmith 1761 Joseph Whiteside, born 18 January 1761 in Lytham, Lancashire, England. He was a blacksmith from about 1783 until 1838..  
WHITESIDE Richard Blacksmith - Master 1785 Richard Whiteside, born 19 Sept.1785 in Lytham, Lancashire. He was a blacksmith from about 1814 to 1862..  
WILSON David Blacksmith & Iron Moulder 1820 David WIlson, born 1820 place not sure, but almost certain to be Scotland. In 1844 he is named on the birth certificate as the father (David Scotland) to a child (born in Whitby, North Yorkshire) of Hannah Bryan - his occupation is BLACKSMITH. in 1846 he married Hannah Bryan in Whitby, North Yorkshire. His marriage certificate shows him as David Wilson Scotland, bachelor aged 27yrs, an Iron Moulder, living at Baxtergate, Whitby,Nth.Yorkshire. On the 1851 census he is listed as David Wilson aged 30,an Iron Moulder, in Lower Bent, Oldham (ref A0180) with wife Hannah 26yrs. Children: Mary 2yrs & Elizabeth 1 month infant. Elizabeth's birth certificate for 20/01/1851 also gives David's surname as Wilson and his occupation as IRON MOULDER Elizabeth was born in Wigan. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Yorkshire and in the Iron workers Index. David is a 2 x Great grandfather of mine..  
WORDEN Henry Blacksmith 1800 Henry Worden, blacksmith. Born 1800 in Preston, Lancashire . Between 1821 and 1851 Henry lived in Walton Village (now called Walton le Dale). In 1871 Henry worked at Rose Smithery Leyland with John Swarbrick. The 1881 census lists him as 80yrs, a widower living at District Fullward Workhouse, Preston. He died in Preston Workhouse 1882..  
WORDEN Robert Blacksmith 1826 Robert Worden born Walton le Dale 1826 and lived at 136 Fletcher Road Preston, Lancashire about 1870. In the 1861 UK Census Robert is 36yrs, at 25 Suturidge Street, Preston; with wife Ellen 35yrs(born Houghton). Children: John 11yrs; Robert 6yrs; Thomas 3yrs; Joseph 7mths infant. See Blacksmiths Lancashire for his father Henry Worden..  
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