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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
ARNOLD Edwin Locksmith - Journeyman 1841 Edwin Arnold son of the above was a journeyman lockmaker in 1841 Willenhall Staffordshire..  
ARNOLD George Locksmith 1841 George Arnold also a son of John (born 1791) was a lock smith in 1841 and a lock maufacturer in 1861..  
ARNOLD John Locksmith 1791 John Arnold, born 1791 in Sharehill Staffordshire Locksmith on Baptism of his son Edwin 1818 in Willenhall Staffordshire he was a 70 year old Lock manufacturer in 1871..  
BISSELL Edward Henry Locksmith,
1849 Edward Henry Bissell, whitesmith, Locksmith and Bell Hanger. Born: 1849 in Leamington, Warwickshire. Died: 1909. Parents: Samuel Bissell and Clementina Ellard. Married Emily Timms at Leamington Priors (now Spa) in 1874. Six known children. Hardware and Bicycle shop started in Warwick Street, Leamington, alongside the smithing business. Shop known as "Bissell Bicycles" . Listed in both the Whitesmith Index & the Locksmiths Index..  
BISSELL Samuel Locksmith,
1842 Samuel Bissell, whitesmith, Locksmith and Bell Hanger. Born: 1842 in Leamingto, Warwickshire. Died: 1911. Parents: Samuel Bissell and Clementina Ellard. Married Emma Sergeant at Leamington Priors (now Spa), in 1868. Nine known children. Listed in both the Whitesmith Index & the Locksmiths Index..  
BISSELL William Ernest Locksmith,
1878 William Ernest Bissell, whitesmith, Locksmith, Engineer, Fitter, Mechanic. Born 1878 in Leamington, Warwickshire. Died: 1972. Parents: Edward Henry Bissell and Emily Timms. Married Mabel Harriett Sewell in 1909 in Milverton, Leamington. Had five children. Worked in the family business with his two brothers later involving smithing, cycle and motor car maintenance. Listed in both the Whitesmith Index & the Locksmiths Index..  
CUTRI Trevor Locksmith - Master 2005 Trevor Cutri, working and living in Perth,Western Australia.  
ELLARD Edward Locksmith 1851 Edward Ellard, born in Willoughby Warwickshire but worked as locksmith's apprentice 1851-1881, Willenhall Baker & Locksmith became an Evangelist preacher C of E by 1901 when he was in Stoke on Trent. His brother Henry is also listed in this Locksmiths Index..  
ELLARD Henry Locksmith,
Blacksmith & Whitesmith
1861 Henry Ellard was an apprentice Locksmith in Willenhall Staffordshire in 1861and a white smith still in Willenhall in 1891 between these dates he was a Stamper and pieser. Listed in the Blacksmiths of Staffodshire, Whitesmiths Index & Locksmiths Index. Henry's brother Edward Elalrd is listed in the Locksmiths Index..  
MURRAY John Locksmith - Journeyman 1841 John Murray 50yrs, Batter Street,---.Plymouth Parish: St. Charles the Martyr. Born:DEV. Wife: Ann 50yrs born DEV..  
NEWMAN Samuel Locksmith & Blacksmith 1681 Samuel Newman, locksmith & blacksmith of Epsom (Ebbisham), Surrey. Married 1681 Dorothy Wheeler of Epsom at Headley, Surrey. Will dated 27 August 1719; will proved 16 October 1719. Also listed in the Blacksmiths of Surrey Index..  
SMALL Alfred Locksmith 1857 Alfred Small, locksmith. Born about 1857, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England. The 1881 UK census lists him as 24yrs, living at 58 Mayers Green, West Bromich, Satffordshire with wife Alice 20yrs. In 1891 Alfred is 34yrs, Alice 31yrs.95 Bloxwich Rd, Willenhall. Children: Arthur.E. Small 4yrs; Joseph Small 2yrs..  
SMALL James Locksmith 1806 James Small, locksmith. Born about 1806 in Willenhall,Staffordshire, England The 1851 UK census lists James as ,45yrs, living at house number 37 Mill Street, Willenhall; with wife Jane Worthington (? nee Barmer) 38yrs (born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire). Children: Elijah Small 8yrs; Enoch Small 6yrs; ?step-daughters Fanny Worthington 9yrs; Elizabeth Worthington 7yrs. ?step-son Reuben Worthington 4yrs. James married Jane in September 1850..  
SMITH Isaac Locksmith 1775 Isaac Smih, locksmith. No: 2, Milk 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..  
SMITH Joseph (Jnr) Locksmith 1831 Joseph Smith (Jnr), born 1831 Willenhall son of Joseph (Snr) listed in this index, padlock maker in 1851..  
SMITH Joseph (Snr) Locksmith 1814 Joseph Smith (Snr), locksmith Willenhall Staffordshire 1814 baptism of son Thomas 1861 - 62 year old locksmith still in Willenhall. ..  
WORTHINGTON Joseph Locksmith 1811 Joseph Worthington, locksmith. Born about 1811, Staffordshire, England. The 1841 UK census lists him as 30yrs, living at Willenhall,Staffordshire; with wife Jane 25yrs (possibly nee Barmer). Children: John 6yrs; Mary Ann 8yrs; Joseph 2yrs. See UK Free BMDs: Joseph Worthington of Wolverhampton died 1848. Jane re-married in September 1850 to locksmith James Small (listed in this index)..  
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