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ATKINSON Thomas Blacksmith 1796 Thomas Atkinson, blacksmith. Born about 1796, in Lincolnshire. The 1841 UK census lsits him as 45yrs, Living in Waten Street, Rippingale,Linc. With wife Ann 35yrs. Children: Sarah 14yrs, Thomas 10yrs, ?Jos 8yrs, ?Zaccheus 2yrs..  
BAINES Charles Blacksmith 1827 Charles Baines was born in Utterby, Lincolnshire 1827. Baptised in Utterby, Lincs., on 7th January 1827.He is listed in the 1851 Census in Holton-le-Clay as a Blacksmith. His wife, Mary was the daughter of the Blacksmith William West and his wife Elizabeth. He was in Grainsby in 1861 as an Agricultural Labourer, but in 1871, 1881 and 1891 he was in Middlesborough, Yorkshire as Blacksmith and Grocer. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Yorkshire Index..  
BEE James Fox Blacksmith 1835 James Fox Bee, born 1835 North Forty Foot Bank, Fosdyke Fen, Lincolnshire, England. Parents: James Bee and Elizabeth Fox (Married 24th May 1830 - All Saints Anglican, Wellingore, Lincolnshire). Wife: Elizabeth Franklin Hammond, married 1st October 1863 Chapelry of Holland Fen, Lincolnshire. They had seven(7) children - Elizabeth Franklin, Lydia, John Hammond, James, Susan, William and Alfred. The later five were born in Church Lane, Croft, Lincolnshire where James was the local Blacksmith for approx 40 years from late 1860's to early 1900's. He died 2 May 1910 in Yorkshire where he was living with his daughter Lydia..  
BLAND John Blacksmith 1722 John Bland, born 7th February 1722. Died 25th March 1797. Wife Jane Woodcock, married 17th October 1747 at Irnham Lincolnshire. He had many Descendants who carried on the tradition of Blacksmith..  
BLOW William Blacksmith 1843 William Blow was born about 1843 in Hull, Yorks. He is listed in the 1861 Census as Apprenticed to Thomas West (1830) in Beelsby..  
BROCKLESBY Thomas Blacksmith 1781 Thomas Brocklesby, blacksmith. Born in 1781 in Alford, Lincolnshire and died in 1860. The 1851 census lists Thomas in Freestone as a pauper formerly a blacksmith..  
BROWN Henry Blacksmith 1841 Henry Brown, blacksmith. of Lakenheath married Elizabeth Piggott, schoolmistress on Christmas Day 1841, at Lakenheath. Elizabeth was the unmarried mother of John Piggott born 1833, who became a blacksmith. Henry died between 1841 & 1851. The 1851 lists Elizabeth as a widow & JOhn as 17yrs,apprentice...  
BRYAN William Blacksmith 1851 William Bryab, born at Tetney, Lincolnshire, dateof birth unknown. Worked as a Blacksmith at Tetney in early 19th Century. William died in 1851 of Cancer of the face aged 60yrs old. Parents John and Mary..  
BURNETT William(Billy) Blacksmith 1908 William(Billy) Burnett, born 1908 in Snelland, Lincolnshire. Worked as a blacksmith in Snelland. Father: William Burnett. Aunt: Edith Burnett who married Frank Dale 1885 of Great Carlton who was also a blacksmith in Great Carlton, as was his son until retirement..  
CLEMENTS William Blacksmith 1841 William Clements 20yrs,Boston,Lincolnshire,UK. With Mary Clements 30yrs,lodging with Nicholas & Sarah Mableson (blacksmiths)..  
CROPPER James Fox Blacksmith 1826 James Cropper, blacksmith. Born in 1826 in Freestone, Lincolnshire, England. James was the son of Samuel Cropper and Jane Brocklesby. In 1841 listed in the family of Francis Gree blacksmith, presumably his apprentice. Listed as a blacksmith in censuses of 51,61,71,81 and 91 in Lincoln. Married to Sarah Ann Rylatt in 1849. Has 7 children to her..  
COVEL William Blacksmith-Journeyman 1840 William Covel, Journeyman, Blacksmith. Born 26th March 1840. The 1891 Census RG12/2677 Arnold,. Gt Gt grandfather of Dominic..  
COVEL William Blacksmith - Retired 1813 William COVEL, Retired Blacksmith. Born 9th May 1813. See the 1891 Census RG12/2580 Wellingore, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England..  
DALE Francis Blacksmith 1766 Francis Dale was born abt 1766 [place not known, but not Lincolnshire] He was buried 1846 in Kirmington. Wife Elizabeth [maiden name unknown] buried 1844 in Kirmington. He had three sons who became blacksmiths, Francis born abt 1797 [not Lincolnshire] Richard born 1805 & James born 1807 in Kirmington. These three men also had sons who were blacksmiths. The blacksmith's forge in Kirmington was run by the Dale family for many years..  
DEXTER Thomas Blacksmith 1876 Thomas Dexter was born about 1876 in Barton upon Humber. He is listed in the 1891 Census as apprenticed to John West (1857) in Searby..  
ELSTON Edward Blacksmith 1795 Edward Elston, born 8th November 1795 in Screveton Nottinghamshire, Wife Mary Mason born 15th March 1801 in Whatton,Notts, Edward was a blacksmith but his wife Mary was a teacher so they both moved to Claypole in Lincs and worked as teachers there. Later on Edward became the Registrar of Births and Deaths in 1837 and his daughter Rebecca was the first child he registered ! Edward obviously carried on the work of Blacksmith in Claypole and later on his child Rebecca Elston married Charles Revill in Claypole and Charles carried on the work of Blacksmith there. I believe the Blacksmith's Forge was next door to The Woolpack Inn which also belonged to Edward ! The Woolpack is still there and I have a photo of it as it is today. Edward was one of my Great Grandparents,his brother John was another Great Grandparent and I am the product of their great grandchildren's marriage (cousins)..  
EVANS George.H. Blacksmith 1834 George. H. Evans, born about 1834-1835 in Boston Lincolnshire, England. The 1881 census shows him as a blacksmith living in Hackney, London. The 1891 census shows him as a blacksmith back in Boston Lincolnshire. Listed in Blacksmiths of London & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire Indexes..  
HAMMOND Thomas Blacksmith 1837 Thomas Hammond was born about 1837 in Limber. He was listed in the 1851 Census as Apprenticed to William West (1828) in Beelsby..  
HILES George David Blacksmith(Master) 1857 George David Hiles, born in 1857 at Corringham. Parents: John & Elizabeth Hiles. Presumably he learned his trade with his father. He married Harriet Stothard in 1879. By 1881 he is recorded as being Master Blacksmith at Corringham. They had six children who survived into adulthood. By 1893 he was renting a farm at Aisby near Corringham. In about 1900 he was farming at Manor farm, Messingham. In 1917 to 1919 he was farming at Low Mellwood, Owston Ferry, whislt his son Fred was still farming at Aisby. In about 1923 he bought the farm at Aisby. He retired to Messingham where he died in 1932. Both he and his wife Harried are buried in Messingham Churchyard..  
HILES John Blacksmith 1841 John Hiles was born at Redbourne, the son of John & Mary Hiles who emigrated to Canada in about 1853. In 1841 John was recorded as being apprenticed to a Blacksmith in Scotter called Barker. In 1850 he married Elizabeth Ranyell of Susworth. By November 1851 they had settled at Corringham, John running his own blacksimth forge. They had four children, but only two survived into adulthood. Elizabeth, Johns wife died in 1873. In 1884 John remarried to a Mary Walker (nee Brocklesby), at this time the went to live at Owmby-by-Spittal, where John bought a cottage & eighteen acres of land. His son George David Hiles continued the Smithy business at Corringham. John died in 1887 and is buried in Corringham Churchyard with his first wife Elizabeth..  
JANNEY Edward Hasnip Blacksmith 1851 Edward Hasnip Janney was born about 1851 in Grimoldby, Lincolnshire,UK. He is listed in the 1881 Census as a Journeyman Smith in the household of Joseph West (1810). On 27th Feb.1882 he married Joseph's daughter Ann (or Annie) in Ashby cum Fenby, Lincs.He is listed in 1891 as a Blacksmith in Hogsthorpe, Lincs..  
LEE Edward Blacksmith 1808 Edward Lee, blacksmith. Born about 1808 in Lincolnshire. The 1851 UK census lists him as 43yrs, lodging with Baines Pratt (beer seller), in the Parish of Clenchwarten,Hertfordshire UK;. Listed in Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire & Hertfordshire. I have no other information.  
MABLESON John Blacksmith 1797 John Marbleson, born circa 1797. Parents: Nicholas(also a blacksmith) and Sarah Mableson. 1841 census lists John 43yrs,a blacksmith in Leake, Lincolnshire. Wife: Sarah 40yrs born Leake-LIN. Children: Eliza 13yrs, Charles 11yrs, Mahala 8yrs, Frederick 7yrs, Alfred 5yrs, and Jacob 1yr infant. He died in 1885 in Boston, Lincolnshire..  
MABLESON Nicholas Blacksmith 1771 Nicholas Marbleson, born about 1771 in Boston,Lincolnshire,UK. 1841 census: living in Boston-LINC, 70yrs old. Wife Sarah 60yrs. Children: Caroline 15yrs, Martha 15yrs. Mary Clements 30yrs. William Clements 20yrs(blacksmith)..  
PIGGOTT John Blacksmith 1833 John Piggott, born to Elizabeth Piggott, schoolmistress (unmarried), at Lakenheath. His mother married Henry Brown, blacksmith of Lakenheath, Christmas Day 1841, and John took his stepfather's trade. On his travels he married Sarah Reading at Stamford, Lincs in 1860. 8 children were born to this marriage, in Lakenheath, Peterborough and Stamford, of whom 5 (3 boys, 2 girls) lived to adulthood. Ended his life our of work living in poor housing in Stamford after his wife died in childbirth 1873;he died in May 1892. His daughters moved to Leicester, and did not marry; two of the sons joined the railway, married and had families in Rugby and Nuneaton/Stamford; and the eldest surviving son (George Henry) stayed in business in Stamford, where he married but had no children. Also listed in Blacksmiths of Suffolk..  
QUIBELL John Blacksmith 1846 John Quibell was born about 1846 in Fiskerton, Lincolnshire,UK. He is listed in the household of William West (1848) in the 1871 Census..  
REED Richard Blacksmith 1831 Richard Reed, blacksmith. Born about 1831, Lincolnshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 10yrs, living with his family in Bransby,Linc. See Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire for parents Stephen & Elizabeth plus siblings Elizabeth and Ann. In 1851 Richard is 19yrs, still in Bransby with parents. 1961: Richard is 28yrs, at Bransby with wife Margaret 27yrs (born Coates.Lincs.). Children: William 3yrs; Ann 1yr. Also listed is his father Stephen 58yrs, widow..  
REED Stephen Blacksmith 1802 Stephen Reed, blacksmith. Born about 1802, Lincolnshire. The 1841 UK census lists him as 39yrs, at Bransby, Lincoln; with wife Elizabeth Reed 50yrs. Children: Elizabeth 15yrs; Ann 11yrs; Richard 10yrs. In 1851 Stephen is listed as 48yrs, Elizabeth 60yrs. Children: Ann 20yrs; Richard 19yrs (blacksmith)..  
REVILL Charles Blacksmith 1850 Charles Revill, married Rebecca Elston in 1850 & carried on the work of his father-in-law as Blacksmith there. See entry for Rebecca’s father Edward Elston..  
SMITH Drewery Blacksmith 1826 Drewery Smith, blacksmith. Born 1826 in Irby Upon Humber, Lincolnshire, England. Died: 1884. Drewery Smith was a blacksmith in the village. Wife (1) Rebecca nee Short. Wife(2): Martha Meanwell. When Drewery died Martha ran the business for a while. See Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire for his son Tom Smith (born ?) & parents Stephen Smith (born 1786) & Frances..  
SMITH George Blacksmith 1816 George Smith was born about 1816 in Lincolnshire. He is listed in the 1841 as a Blacksmith in the household of William West (1801) in Beelsby..  
SMITH Stephen Blacksmith 1786 Stephen Smith, blacksmith. Born1786 at Wold Newton, Lincolnshire, England. Died at Irby in 1866. Wife: Frances nee Drury, married at Irby in 1815. Stephen was a blacksmith for 53 years at Irby Upon Humber, Lincs. (He took over the blacksmiths from a man called Tuplin). See Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire Index for their son Drewery Smith and grandson Tom Smith..  
SMITH Tom Blacksmith   Tom Smith, blacksmith in Irby, Lincs. Drewery Smiths son Tom Smith, took over as blacksmith. See Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire for other family members..  
SORFLEET Thomas Blacksmith 1837 Thomas Sorfleet, born 1837in Horncastle,Lincolnshire. Appears to have spent all of his life in Horncastle except to marry his bride, Lucy Louisa COUPLAND in 1867 in Barnsley District, Yorks. She came originally from Stickney,Lincs. He started out as a shoemakers apprentice in 1851, progressing to shoeing smith in 1861. From 1871 until 1901 he was a blacksmith. In 1885 he was also publican of the "Cricketers Arms", 36 North Street, Horncastle. Thomas died in 1915 in Horncastle District, aged 79. He & Lucy had 6 children which I've found..  
STOCKDALE William Blacksmith 1778 William Stockdale, born 1778 in Hammeringham, Lincolnshire. Died 1865 Friskney, Lincolnshire. Seems to have been a blacksmith in Friskney all his working life. Wife Mary. Children (5): Sarah, Ann, Benjamin, Sally & Joh..  
SUTTON John Ranyard Blacksmith 1809 John Ranyard Sutton, blacksmith. Born 1809 in Belchford, Lincolnshire, England. Parents: Edward Sutton and Ann Ranyard. He married Ann Kennedy in 1836. The 1841 census lists John as living in Hagworthingham, occupation Blacksmith. Census 1851 & 1861 living in Mareham le Fen, occupation Blacksmith Journeyman. And census 1871 & 1881 was living in West Street, Horncastle, occupation Blacksmith. John died in 1886..  
SUTTON Joseph Blacksmith 1837 Joseph Sutton was born about 1837, probably in Halton. He is listed in the 1861 Census as a Journeyman Blacksmith in the household of William West (1828) in Waltham..  
SUTTON Thomas Blacksmith(Master) 1824 Thomas Sutton, blacksmith. Born about 1824 in Halton Holgate, Lincoln, England. The 1881 UK census lists him as 57yrs, at Roman Bank (Vulcan Terrace),Skegness, Lincoln; with wife Mary 55yrs (born Skegness). Children: Elizabeth 27yrs, unmarried; Annie 20yrs, unmarried; William 15yrs (blacksmith); Minnie 12yrs; Ada. E. 3yrs..  
SUTTON William Blacksmith 1866 William Sutton, blacksmith. Born about 1866, in Ingoldmells, Lincoln, England. The 1881 1881 UK census lists him as 15yrs, at Roman Bank (Vulcan Terrace),Skegness, Lincoln; with parents Thomas & Mary plus siblings; they can be seen in Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire..  
TAYLOR Thomas Blacksmith 1844 Thomas Taylor was born about 1844 in Lincoln,UK. He is listed as a blacksmith in Lincoln in the 1871 Census, together with Joseph West (1847) who is listed as a blacksmith boarding in the same house..  
TAYLOR Thomas Blacksmith(Master) 1794 Thomas Taylor (Jnr), master blacksmith, employs 1 apprentice. Born 28th October 1794 in Metheringham or Timberland, Lincolnshire, England. Died 10th May 1876. His father was Thomas Taylor (Snr) of Metheringham. The 1841 UK census lists Thomas (Jnr) as 46yrs, at Billinghay, Hamlet of Walcot, Lincs. with wife Mary nee Tyler, 35yrs(born 20th April 1801 in Martin, Lincolnshire & died 1889); daughter of Robert Tyler. Children listed: William 16yrs; John 14yrs; Mary 11yrs; Elizabeth 7yrs; Thomas 1yr infant. Also listed: apprentice blacksmith Thomas Smith 17yrs. In 1851 UK Thomas is 57yrs, living at Town, Walcot; with Mary 48yrs. Children listed 1851: Mary 19yrs & Thomas 11yrs. Also listed is apprentice William Lloyd 20yrs of Walcott. Thomas (Jnr) Taylor was the owner of the smithy at Walcott and was also known to be a great fighter. I have a copy of his basic WILL pasted onto the family bible..  
WEST Charles Blacksmith 1878 Charles West was born in Beelsby in about 1878. Parents: Joseph (born in Ashby cum Fenby about 1842)and Maria West. He is listed in the 1891 Census as a Wheelwright's Apprentice in Beelsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Edward Blacksmith 1760 Edward West was baptised 15th October 1760 in Irby upon Humber, Lincolnshire,UK. Parents: William and Mary West. On 15th October 1787 he married Ann Betts in Laceby, Lincs. At about this time he began work as a Blacksmith in Laceby. See Interesting Stories Link on homepage for pictures..  
WEST George Blacksmith 1861 George West was born about 1861 in Waltham. Parents: William and Mary West. Listed in the Censuses of 1881,1891 and 1901 as a Blacksmith in Lincoln. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST George Parker Blacksmith 1856 George Parker West was born in Ashby cum Fenby in 1856. Parents:Joseph West and Ann West (nee Parker). He married Frances Maidens in 1878. He is listed in the 1881 Census as a Blacksmith ibn Cuxwodl (where they had four children), They moved to Saltfleetby St.Peter by 1886 (where they had another five children) and to Louth by 1901 where he is still listed in the Census as a Blacksmith. A photo of G.P.West can be views on the Interesting Stories Link(HomePage). See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST George.W. Blacksmith 1867 George W.West was born about 1867 in Ashby cum Fenby. Parents:John and Ellen West. He is listed as a Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby in the Censuses of 1891 and 1901. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Henry Blacksmith 1881 Henry West was born in Goxhill about 1881. Parents:Thomas and Hannah West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Blacksmith in Goxhill. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST John Blacksmith 1839 John West was born 21st January 1839 in Beelsby. Parents: Joseph West and Ann West (nee Parker). Listed as Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby in the Censuses of 1861,1871,1881,1891 and 1901. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST John Blacksmith 1857 John West was born in Waltham about 1857. Parents: William and Mary West. He is listed as a Blacksmith in Searby cum Owmby in the Censuses of 1881 and 1891. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Joseph Blacksmith 1810 Joseph West was born in Beelsby on 3rd Dec 1810. Wife: Ann Parker, married 17th May 1838 in Beelsby and they moved to Ashby cum Fenby where he was listed in the 1841 Census as a Blacksmith. 1851 & 1861 census also list him as blacksmith. His profession was missing in the 1871 Census, but he is listed in White's 1872 Lincolnshire Directory as Parish Clerk and Blacksmith: a similar entry is given in the 1881 Census. He was still a Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby in 1891 (aged 81) and his sons Thomas, John and George Parker West all followed him as Blacksmiths, as did two of his grandsons, George W. and Joseph West. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Joseph Blacksmith 1847 Joseph West was baptised in Beelsby on 5th December 1847. Parents:William and Elizabeth West. He is listed in Lincoln as a Blacksmith in the 1871 Census (transcribed and indexed as WERT) and listed in the 1881 Census in Lincoln as a Blacksmith with one apprentice. His listing in 1891 and 1901, still in Lincoln, is simply as Blacksmith. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Joseph Blacksmith 1874 Joseph West was born in Ashby cum Fenby about 1874. Parents:John and Ellen West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Joseph Blacksmith 1876 Joseph West was born about 1876 in Ashby cum Fenby. Parents:John and Ellen West. He is listed in the 1901 Census as a Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby. 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 others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Robert Julian Blacksmith 1866 Robert.J.West was born about 1866 in Waltham. PArents: William and Mary West. Listed in the Census of 1881 as a Blacksmith in Lincoln, but in 1891 he was listed as a Blacksmith's Labourer, still in Lincoln. By 1901, again in Lincoln, he is back to being a Blacksmith. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Thomas Blacksmith 1844 Thomas West was born in Ashby cum Fenby on 16th October 1844. Parents: Joseph West and Ann West (nee Parker). He is listed as a Blacksmith in Ashby cum Fenby in the Census of 1861. In 1881 he had moved to Goxhill where he was also listed in 1891 and 1901. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Thomas Blacksmith 1830 Thomas West was born about 1830 in Beelsby. Parents:William and Elizabeth West. He is listed in Holton-le-Clay in 1851, but no profession is listed. However, he is back in Beelsby in 1861 as a Blacksmith and Grocer. In 1871 he was an Assurance Agent in Grimsby, still in grimsby in 1881 as a "Smith", reverting to Blacksmith in 1891, still in Grimsby. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST Thomas Hill Blacksmith 1853 Thomas Hill West was born about 1853 in Beelsby. Parents:William and Mary West. Listed as Blacksmith in Lincoln in the 1881 and 1891 Censuses. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST William Blacksmith 1801 William West was born in Beelsby on 6th January 1801, the son of Joseph West and Lucy West (nee Betts). Listed as blacksmith at Beelsby in the 1841 Census. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST William Blacksmith & Ironmonger 1828 William West was born in Roxby about 1828. Listed as Blacksmith in Beelsby in 1851 Census, in Waltham in 1861 Census and still in Waltham in 1871 but now listed as Blacksmith and Ironmonger. Also listed on the Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire Index, with other WEST family. See others from the WEST family who are listed in indexes for Wheelwrights, Iron Workers & Blacksmiths of Lincolnshire, Lancashire & Yorkshire..  
WEST William Blacksmith 1806 William West born 1806 in Laceby was the son of Edward West also a blacksmith. 1841 census working in Donnington on Bain. In 1851 and 1861 he is living and working on Caistor Road Laceby. His youngest child Emma was my Gt Grandmother. Williams brother Joseph also worked as a farrier in the village in the 1850's..  
WHITE Samuel Blacksmith 1793 Samuel White, blacksmith. Born in 1793 in Ludborough, Lincolnshire, England; where his ancestors had lived since the beginning of the century. He married Sarah Wilson in Alvingham in 1812 by whom he had six sons and two daughters. According to the 1841 and 1851 censuses, he was a blacksmith, living in Gayton-le-Marsh. All but one of his sons also became blacksmiths. Widowed, he died in Gayton in 1867..  
WOOD William Blacksmith 1829 William Wood, born 1829. One of a long line of blacksmiths in Burton upon Stather. Moved with his wife Maria Sophia to London for reasons unknown and is listed in the 1881 census as employed in Poplar as a smith at "the works". Shortly thereafter Maria Sophia died and William returned to Burton where he is next found on the 1901 census working as a postman at the ripe old age of 72. (William's brother Septimus was the postmaster.) William was my great great grandfather..  
WOOD William Thomas Blacksmith 1849 William Thomas Wood, blacksmith. Born 1849, in Horncastle and died 1890,in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England. William married Maryann Ladlow in Louth 1869..  
WRIGHT George Blacksmith(Master) 1820 George Wright, born January 1920, in Rampton, Nottinghamshire. Parents: George Wright (blacksmith) and Sarah nee Woodhouse. 1851: a Journeyman Blacksmith in Oweston, Lincolnshire. 1861: a Master Blacksmith in Low Burnham, Haxey, Lincolnshire where he seems to have settled to bring up his family with wife Ann. He is still there in 1901 and still apparently a Blacksmith of 'own account'at the age of 80..  
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