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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
AINGE Alban Blacksmith 1716 Alban Ainge, blacksmith & framesmith for hosiery machine industry. Born 1716 in Wigston, Leicestershire, England. Some of his descendants (also on this Index) moved to Syston, Leicestershire and worked as blacksmiths. For more information and URL to family tree..  
AINGE George Blacksmith   George Ainge, blacksmith & framesmith for hosiery machine industry. Father was Thomas Ainge (see this Index for contact person)..  
AINGE John Blacksmith   John Ainge , blacksmith & framesmith for hosiery machine industry. Father was George Ainge (see this Index for contact person)..  
AINGE Thomas Blacksmith   Thomas Ainge, blacksmith & framesmith for hosiery machine industry. Father was Alban Ainge (see this Index for contact person)..  
AINGE William Blacksmith   William Ainge, blacksmith & framesmith for hosiery machine industry. Father Alban Ainge ((see this Index for contact person)..  
BRAMLEY William Blacksmith 1768 William Bramley, blacksmith. Born circa 1768 at Wymeswold, Leicestershire. Died 14 July 1841, cause fo feath "dropsy". 1841 Census for Syerston lists him as a blacksmith, aged 70, not born in county. Married Ann (Nanny) Wragby in 1792. The 1851 census lists his children as: James 30yrs (ag.labourer); Catherine 45yrs(?died E Stoke on 3 MAR 1850); Eliza 15yrs; Thomas Marshall, 10yrs; Joseph Oliver 7yrs. In 1826 he made the gates for Syerston Hall, but they were apparently destroyed when the original owner went bankrupt about 1990. The hinges on the new gates (2000) have his name written on them. In 1996 these had been recently outlined in gold. The name of the owner of the hall was also on the hinges..  
BRIGGS Thomas Blacksmith - Apprentice 1831 Thomas Briggs, born about 1831 at Lobro, Civil Parish of Cossington, Leicestershire. Apprenticed to Charles(a Blacksmith) & Lucy Walker living at Cossington Village, Leicestershire. See Census 1851 and 1861..  
DALBY John Blacksmith,
1841 John Dalby, born 1841 at Loughborough-LEICS. 1861: 20yrs, with father William. 1871: Married. Mechanic at Hosiery Factory, Loughborough. 1881: 49yrs, Heanor, Derby, Mechanic. 1901 at Nottingham, Fitter Lace Machinist..  
DALBY William Blacksmith - Master 1811 William Dalby, born about 1811, Willoughby, NOTTS. Wife Sarah Harriman of Loughborough, married 1839. 1861: 50yrs, at Mill Hill, Loughborough LEICS.. 1871: 62yrs, 'On the Banks' Seagrave. 1881: 69yrs, Widower at 68 Woodgate, Loughborough. 1891: 80yrs, by then had re-married, 68 Woodgate,Loughborough. Died: 1892 aged 82yrs..  
HINES John Blacksmith & Coachbuilder 1839 John Hines was born in Weston Favel, Northamptonshire in 1839. Wife: Elizabeth Smith, married in Caldecot, Rutland 1869. The marriage certificate states he was a Coachmaker. He then moved to Market Harborough and moved to Birmingham, Warwickshire. On his sons bith certificate in 1873 it states he was a coachsmith. The 1901 Census states he was a Blacksmith living at Hanover street in Birmingham. He died on he 18 November 1908 age 69 years as a Coachsmith Journeyman at 38 Bell Barn road in Birmingham. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Northamptonshire & Warwickshire. Also listed in Cartwrights Index..  
SKELLETT William Blacksmith & Farrier 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..  
TEMPLER Charles Blacksmith 1829 Charles Templer, born 1829 at Gretton, Northamptonshire. Father: Jacob Templer(a Blacksmith). 1853: he married Hannah Tee and they had five children. Charles and Hannah stayed in Gretton until 1855. From 1856 to 1858 they were in Caldecot, Rutland and by 1860 they had moved to Great Easton, Leicestershire, where they spent the rest of their lives. Charles and Hannah both died in 1892. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Northampstonshire & Rutland..  
WALKER Charles Blacksmith 1809 Charles Walker, born about 1809 at Cossington, Civil Parish of Cossington, Leicestershire. Wife Lucy born about1808 at Maycuh,Peick, Leicestershire. Living at Cossington Village,Leicestershire. See Census 1851 ..  
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