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Surname Given Name Trade Year Notes
ANDREWS Mary Ann Blacksmith 1860 Mary Ann Andrews, herself a Blacksmith in Offham. Widow of Thomas Andrews of Ditchling, also a Blacksmith. Their daughter Fanny married master Blacksmith Samuel Gardiner (see Blacksmiths of Sussex)..  
ANDREWS Thomas Blacksmith   Deceased ?date unknown. His widow Mary Ann Andrews was also a Blacksmith & is listed in this index..  
BARTLEY William Blacksmith 1930 William Bartley, blacksmith. William was a blacksmith at the Lindfield forge down Denhamís Lane, West Sussex, England, Dates possibly from 1930s to 1970s..  
BETTESWORTH Albert George Blacksmith 1877 Albert George Bettesworth, born: 8 Aug 1877, South Hayling, Sussex. Died: 7 Sep 1961, Itchenor, close to Chichester. 1981: Blacksmiths Apprentice, East Wittering. 1901: living in Shalford, near Guildford & employed in the gunpowder factory. Wife: Edith Hotston. Between 1908-1913 moved to Streat, East Sussex. 1918 moved to Earnley Forge near East Wittering. Retired in West Wittering..  
ENTICKNAP Charles Blacksmith 1785 Charles Enticknap, blacksmith, born about 1785 in Lurgashall. Father of Edward (born about 1818), Charles was listed as a blacksmith at all his children's baptisms, of which there seem to be eleven ranging from 1810 to 1823. Wife: Mary Knight. Charles was buried at Lurgashall on 27 Aug 1834 aged 49yrs two days after his wife's burial..  
ENTICKNAP Charles Blacksmith 1858 Charles Enticknap, blacksmith born abour 1858. Second son of Edward's (born about 1818). Listed in the 1891 as a blacksmith in Kirdford..  
ENTICKNAP Edward Blacksmith 1818 Edward Enticknap, blacksmith, born about 1818 at Lurgashall. See 1861 to 1981 for wife Fanny & children: Edward, Jane, Charles, Eli, Ernest, Kate, James, Charlotte Ann, Annie, William, Agnes. Apprentice blacksmith in 1861 was George Rappon 16yrs..  
ENTICKNAP Eli Blacksmith 1906 Eli Enticknap, 25yrs Bachelor of Wisborough Green. Wife: Amy Parr 28yrs of Rogate, married 16th June 1906 at Rogate Parish Church. Father Edward Enticknap(Blacksmith)..  
ENTICKNAP James Blacksmith 1867 James Enticknap, blacksmith born about 1867. Third son of Edward (born about 1818). Listed in 1891 census as an employed blacksmith and living with his brother Edward who was the master blacksmith..  
GARDENER Samuel Blacksmith - Master 1849 Samuel Gardener, born 1849 in Henfield, West Sussex, England. Parents: John and Mary Gardener. Samuel was a Master Blacksmith in Lewes, East Sussex. He worked for Mary Ann Andrews ( widow of Thomas Andrews of Ditchling, also a Blacksmith), herself a Blacksmith in Offham, near Lewes; married her daughter, Fanny and moved to Southwater. They had 11 children, all the boys were either Blacksmiths or Wheelwrights. My Grandfather Stanley Gardener was his youngest son and he took over the forge in Southwater, West Sussex..  
HIDER James Blacksmith 1816 James Hider, born 1816 Henfield, Sussex, England. Wife: Mary Sayers,married 1836 in Henfield. They had 4 children. Son of blacksmith John Hider, and father of blacksmith Job Hider..  
HIDER Job Blacksmith 1837 Job Hider, born 1837 Henfield, Sussex, England. Married Mary Ann Jackson in 1857 in Henfield. They had five children, the eldest Alice Sarah was born in Canada in 1859, though the family was back in England by 1871. Son of blacksmith James Hider, and grandson of blacksmith John Hider, both listed in this index..  
HIDER John Blacksmith 1795 John Hider, born Circa 1795 Hurstpierpoint, Sussex,England. Blacksmith in Henfield, Sussex. Married Ann Woolgar 1814, 8 children, 4 died in childhood. Died 1874 in Henfield. Father of James Hider (blacksmith), grandfather of Job Hider(blacksmith) both listed in this Index..  
HILLMAN Edward Blacksmith 1797 Edward Hillman, blacksmith. Born in about 1797 in Lewes, Sussex, England. Wife: Mary born Lewes 1798. They had six children, Sarah, William, John, Joseph, Mary Ann and Martha, and all three sons became blacksmiths too. In 1851 Edward was simply listed as a Master Blacksmith in Lewes. In 1861 he is listed as a blacksmith employing three men. In 1871 Edward has died but his wife Mary is still there, and is listed as a blacksmith employing 4 men. Mary died in 1878. They are consistently registered as living at 38 High Street although whether the smithy was there or not I don't know. Edward was my Great (x3) Grandfather..  
HOUNSOME Richard Blacksmith 1849 Richard Hounsome, born May 1849 at Thakeham, Pulborough, Sussex. 1881L a blacksmith living at 19 East Street, Littlehampton, Sussex..  
HOUNSOME Thomas Blacksmith 1861 Thomas Hounsome, born about 1861 at Charlton, Sussex. 1881: a blacksmith living at Eling Lane, Eling, Hampshire. 1901: census lists him as an Engineer Mechanical in a Saw Mill..  
KEMP Timothy Blacksmith 1842 Timothy Kemp, born 1842 Hailsham, Sussex, England, (a twin) the 6th of 11 children born to William Kemp and Mary Ann nee Haffenden the census shows him to be born Warbleton (Hailsham Registration District). in 1851 he is 8yrs old attending day school residing at cherry clack common heathfield with parents & siblings. Cherry Clack was the windmill. in 1861 the family had moved to Blackdown and Timothy now 18 was working as an ag lab. He married Maria Bonds from Mayfield 1865 Hailsham and in 1871 Timothy and his new family are at CowHouse Farm Wartling where Timothy is now a blacksmith, he & Maria have 4 children by this time & also a lodger John Barton apprentice to Timothy. According to this census after marriage They lived in Heathfield then Warbleton before settling in Wartling. 1878 directory records them in Cowbeech. Timothy & Maria are still at Cowbeech Wartling with 9 children Timothy a Blacksmith..  
PASHLEY George Blacksmith 1825 George Pashley, born 1825 at Whitwell, Derbyshire, son of Joseph & Rebecca. Married: Emma Hyson. Lived at Whitwell. Died: 1888 at Whitwell. George's daughter Annie married Harry Henry Standen, grandson of Elias & Barbara Standen..  
PASHLEY Joseph Blacksmith - Master 1793 Joseph Pashley, born: 1793 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, son of Richard & Elizabeth. Married: Rebecca Brown. Lived at Whitwell, Derbyshire. Died: 1866 at Whitwell..  
PASHLEY Richard Blacksmith 1816 Richard Pashley, born: 1816 at Whitwell, Derbyshire, son of Joseph & Rebecca..  
PONT Matthew Blacksmith 1819 Matthew Pont, born about 1819 in Sussex (age at 30 Mar 1851 was 32yrs). Living at 16 Stephens Crouch, Catsfield, Dallington. Wife: Ann 28yrs (in 1851)..  
PONT Robert Shoeing Smith 1906 Robert Pont, born Sussex. Abode: 23 Nov 1906 at 15 Park St.---place unknown. Wife: Nellie..  
REEVES Edward Blacksmith 1835 Edward Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1835, Lewes Sussex, England. His abode in 1861 was 38 Hanover Terrace, Brighton. In 1871 he was at John Street Brighton. Wife(1) Sarah. Wife(2) Eliza..  
REEVES Edward (1) Blacksmith 1874 Edward Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 6 July 1874 at 30 Lewes St.---place unknown. Wife: Frances Jane..  
REEVES Edward (2) Blacksmith 1919 Edward Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 21 Dec 1919 at 44 Scotland St.-----place unknown. No other information submitted..  
REEVES Edward James (1) Shoeing Smith 1890 Edward James Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 26 Apollo Terrace ?where. Abode: 8 May 1890 at 80 Richmond St. place unknown. Abode: 15 Aug 1903 at 7 Apollo St. Wife: Ruth..  
REEVES Edward James (2) Shoeing Smith   Edward James Reeves, born: Sussex. Abode: 43 Stanley St. -----place unknown..  
REEVES George Robert (1) Shoeing Smith 1880 George Robert (1), born Sussex about 1880. Age on 1st Jan 1899 was 19yrs. Abode: 7 Apollo St. -----place unknown. Wife: Mary Mack..  
REEVES George Robert (2) Shoeing Smith 1904 George Robert (2), born: Sussex ?when. Abode: in 30 Dec 1904 and 12 Feb 1905 at 7 Coleman St.-----place unknown. Wife: Ellen..  
REEVES Harry Blacksmith 1899 Harry Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 1 Jan 1899 at 28 St. Mary Magdalen St.-----place unknown..  
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1887 Henry Reeve, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 3 Dec 1887 at 31 Nelson Place-----place unknown..  
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1807 Henry Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1807, Keymer Susse, England. His abode in 1851 was no: 6 Gloster Street, Brighton. Wife: Mary..  
REEVES Henry Blacksmith 1829 Henry Reeves, a blacksmith. Born about 1829 in Lewes Sussex, England. His abode in 1851 was 1 Gloster Cottages Brighton. Wife: Eliza..  
REEVES John Edward (1) Blacksmith 1883 John Edward Reeves (1), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 20 Sep 1883 at 2 Riding School Lane-----place unknown. Abode: 3 Dec 1885 at 32 Carlton St.-----place unknown.. Wife: Elizabeth Rebecca..  
REEVES John Edward (2) Blacksmith 1887 John Edward Reeves (2), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 3 Dec 1887, at 31 Nelson Place, St. Peters. Abode: 6 April 1890 at 33 Carlton St. -----place unknown. Abode: 11 Oct 1894 33 at Carlton St. Abode: 31 Mar 1897 at 33 Carlton St. Abode: 15 Mar 1899 33 Carlton St. Abode: 31 Aug 1926 at 34 Carlton St. Ages: John Edward aged 28y in 1894. Wife: Mary Eliza Godfree aged 30yrs in 1894..  
REEVES John Edward (3) Blacksmith 1899 John Edward Reeves (3), born Sussex ?when. Abode: 1 July 1899 at 10 Grosvenor St.-----place unknown..  
REEVES William Blacksmith 1920 William Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 17 July 1920 at 42 Argyle St.-----place unknown. Wife: Nellie..  
SANDS George (Jnr) Blacksmith 1838 George Sands, born 1838 in Dallington. Parents: George SANDS and Mary nee HONEYSETT, was a Blacksmith of Dallington and followed in his father's footsteps. Wife: Amelia BAYLEY/BAILEY and they were the parents of 11 children: Kitty Amelia (1862), Alfred Harry (1864), Emma Jane (1865), Roland George (1867), Mary Kate ("May", 1868), Elizabeth Ellen (1869), Edward Arthur (1871), Caroline Anne (1872), Lily Ethel (1872), Laura (1874), and Katharine Alma Frances(1875). In 1881, Joseph OLIVER, 18, born in Warbleton was working for him. George lived at Bakers Cottage, his father's house, until about 1890, when upon his brother John's return from Scotland, he had Forest View built immediately next door. He lived there until his death in 1906..  
SIMMONS Albert Blacksmith 1872 Albert Simmons, born 1872 in Salehurst, Sussex and died 1951 in Hastings,Sussex. Lived in Staplecross,Sussex. Wife: Annie Martin Chapman.Born 1871 in Brightling, Sussex and died 1947. Son of George Simmons.(39)..  
SIMMONS Charles Blacksmith & Inn Keeper 1827 Charles Simmons, born 1827 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1909 in Windmill Hill,Sussex. Lived at the Horse Shoe Inn,Wartling. Wife: Susannah Gardener born 1835, In Lewes, Sussex and died 1907. Son of John Simmons.(8)..  
SIMMONS Charles Blacksmith 1878 Charles Simmons, born 1878 in Sedlescombe, Sussex and died 1918 in Bodiam. Lived in Bodiam,Sussex. Wife:Eleanor Wheales born 1874 in Little Dunham, Norfolk and died 1961. Son of George Simmons.(39)..  
SIMMONS Edward Blacksmith   1920ís: Edward Simmons was the last in the line of Blacksmiths in the forge at windmill hill Wartling. He was the son of George Simmons, Grand son of Charles Simmons. My grand father and great grand father slowly changed the forge at Windmill Hill in to a Garage with the growing popularity of the moter car in the 1920s. I may have other infomation..  
SIMMONS Friend Blacksmith 1820 Friend Simmons, born 1820 at Wartling,Sussex and died ?where. Lived in Westfield,Guestling,Ore,Hurst Green,Sussex. Wife:Chatlotte Willard born 1824 in Guestling, Sussex and died ?where. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4).  
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1869 George Simmons, born 1869 at Wartling, Sussex and died ?where. Lived in Wartling, Sussex. Wife: Mary Huggett born 1873 in Eastbourne, Sussex and died ?where. Son of Charles Simmons.(21)..  
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1846 George Simmons, born:1846 in Salehurst and died 1904 in Sedlescombe,Sussex. Lived in Eastbourne,Salehurst,Hastings,Sedlescombe,Sussex. Wife:Emily Barrow born 1847 in Heathfield,Sussex and died 1914. Son of William Simmons.(13)..  
SIMMONS George Blacksmith 1874 George Simmons, born 1874 at Salehurst, Sussex and died ?where. Lived at Tanyard House,Sedlescombe,Sussex. Wife: Bessie Crawley born 1888 in London and died 1925. Son of George Simmons.(39)..  
SIMMONS John Blacksmith & Victualler 1800 John Simmons, born 1800 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1860 in Wartling, Sussex. Lived at The Horse Shoe Inn,Wartling. Wife: Mary Miles born 1801 in Lewes, Sussex and died 1860. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4).  
SIMMONS John Blacksmith 1854 John Simmons, born 1854 at Salehurst, Sussex. Died: date & place unknown. Lived at Fair Lane,Salehurst,Sussex. Wife: Emily Callaway born 1854 in Bodiam, Sussex and died-----place unknown. Son of William Simmons.(13).  
SIMMONS Joseph Blacksmith 1774 Joseph Simmons, born 1774 in East Hoathly, Sussex and died 1856 in Wartling,Sussex. Lived at Posey Green, Wartling. 1st Wife: Ann Clapson born 1773 in Wartling and died 1799. 2nd Wife: Sarah Pooke born 1772 in Wartling and died 1859.  
SIMMONS William Blacksmith 1814 William Simmons, born 1814 in Wartling, Sussex and died 1891 in Salehurst,Sussex. Lived in Salehurst. Wife: Elizabeth Martin born 1818 in Salehurst and died 1885. Son of Joseph Simmons.(4).  
SIMMONS William Blacksmith 1822 William Simmons, born 1882 at Salehurst, Sussex.and died-----place unknown. Lived at Fair Lane, Salehurst, Sussex. Son of John Simmons.(31).  
STANDEN Abraham Blacksmith 1825 Abraham Standen, born 1825 at Arrington, Huntingdonshire. Parents: Henry & Mary. Lived at Hemingford Grey and St.Ives. Died: 1904..  
STANDEN Charles Blacksmith - Master 1815 Charles Standen, born 1815 at Woolwich, Kent. Parents: Elias & Barbara. Married: Susan LARKINS, 15th November, 1835 (IGI says 1836) & lived at Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire..  
STANDEN Elias Blacksmith 1774 Elias Standen. Paid Land Tax for Forge at Maresfield, Sussex in 1774..  
STANDEN Elias Blacksmith & Farrier 1779 Elias Standen, born 1779 at Burwash, Sussex. Parents: Sameul Standen & Frances(nee Fuller). Married: Barbara Heathfield, they lived sometime in Canterbury. Elias was a Sergeant Farrier at Waterloo. After Napoleonic war lived in Waresley,Hunts. Died: 1867 at Gamlingay, Cambridge. Elias & Barbara are grandparents of Harry Henry Standen who married Annie Pashley, daughter of George & Emma..  
STANDEN Francis Blacksmith - Master Born 1812 at Canterbury, son of Elias & Barbara. Married: Eliza Norman, Lived at Hemingford Abbots,Huntingdonshire..  
STANDEN Henry Blacksmith 1800 Henry Standen, born 1800 Sussex. Parents: Elias & Barbara living at Waresley, Huntingdonshire..  
STANDEN Henry Blacksmith 1829 Henry Standen, born 1829 at Long Stow, Huntingdonshire. Parents: Henry & Mary. Lived at St.Ives,Huntingdonshire..  
STANDEN Samuel Blacksmith 1728 Samuel Standen, born circa 1728, Maresfield, Sussex, England. Wife: Ann(e) Wheatley, married at St.Bartholomew church, Maresfield on 17th May 1752. She was the daughter of Edward and Anne (Vinall), and was baptised at West Hoathly on 8th November 1728. She died May 1805. Parents: James & Ann Standen. Samuel was buried 19 Sep 1803 aged 76yrs at Burwash, Sussex. As 'from the Forge"..  
WALLDER James Blacksmith 1844 James Wallder (wife Ann Caplin) was listed on his son John's marriage certificate (in IOW 1844) as a blacksmith at Elsted, Sussex..  
WHEATLEY Edward Blacksmith 1800 Edward Wheatley, born circa 1800, Buxted, Sussex. Baptised there 30th March 1800. Parents: John Wheatley & Mercy nee Wheeler (John Wheatley was the nephew of Ann who married Samuel Standen a Blacksmiths of Sussex). Edward married twice. First wife was Ann Thomas, married at St. Margaret,Buxted on 5th August 1822. Ann was born between 1781-1786, and died in the Ticehurst registration district 1848. Second wife was Mary Peerless, married at Tonbridge registration district 1850. Mary was born at Rotherfield circa 1806 and died (Tonbridge) 1872. Edward died (Ticehurst) 1866. I do not think Edward had any children..  
WILLIAMS Cornelius Blacksmith 1841 Cornelius Williams 40yrs, an inhabitant of the Chicester Infirmary (see census 1841). Born: Sussex. Cornelius is a relative of my husband through his mother's side..  
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