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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   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 Denham’s Lane, West Sussex, England, Dates possibly from 1930s to 1970s..  
BETTESWORTH Albert George Blacksmith 1877 Albert George Bettesworth, blacksmith. 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..  
BRIDGER James Blacksmith 1834 James Bridger, blacksmith. Born 1834 in Redford, near Iping Sussex, England. James was the son of Samuel Bridger and Mary (Boxall). James is listed as a blacksmith in the 1841 - 1891 census at Iping (1841-1851) Harting (1861-1871) and Elsted 1881. He moved to Petersfield Hampshire where he was a blacksmith in 1891. His death was registered at Midhurst registration district 3rd Quarter 1900..  
COLBRAN John Blacksmith 1780 John Colbran, master blacksmith. Born 1780 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 29 April 1866 Buxted (IGI). Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1841 census John is 60yrs, living at Scool [sic] House, Buxted. 1851 lodging with Walter family, widowed, aged 70, master blacksmith employing 1 man. Brother Thomas, unmarried, 65, journeyman blacksmith, also lodging there. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted. Death 1866 June quarter, Uckfield, 2b, 72..  
COLBRAN Thomas Blacksmith 1786 Thomas Colbran, Journeyman smith. Born circa 1786 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 1869.Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1851 Thomas is, 65yrs, unmarried, living Hurstwood. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted..  
COLBRAN William Blacksmith 1783 1783: William Colbran, Master blacksmith. Born 1783 Buxted, Sussex, England and died 1875 Buxted. Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). 1841 census William is 57yrs, living at Hurstwood, Buxted with wife Mary, 49yrs. 1851 aged 68, widowed, living at Hurstwood, Buxted, master blacksmith employing 1 man, with John Martin, grandson, 6, and James Dadswell, lodger, 43, master shoemaker employing 1 apprentice. 1861 Smith shop, Buxted, John Colbran, head, widower, 81 and William Colbran, head, widower, 79, blacksmiths employing 1 man, and Thomas Colbran, brother, single, 75, almsman, formerly gamekeeper, all born Buxted. 1871 living at Hurstwood Smith Shop, Master Blacksmith aged 88, with grandson Edwin Mann, 18, journeyman blacksmith, born Buxted. FreeBMD death March quarter 1875 aged 92, Uckfield, 2b, 85..  
COLEBRAN Edward Blacksmith 1774 Edward Colbran, blacksmith. Baptised 16 October 1774 St Margaret’s, Buxted, Sussex, England. Parents John Colebrand b1745 and Mary Carrett (1749-1842). Edward married Mary Venal 31 October 1799 Buxted. Died 16 May 1864 (Ancestry). 1841 census age 66, living at Hurstwood, Buxted with mother Mary Colbran age 92, farmer. 1851 census Edward Colbran 77, retired smith, born Buxted, widower, living on his own at Nortons Green, Buxted. 1861 Edward Colbran 86, almsman, formerly smith, lodging with the Duplock family at Cockland, Buxted - his daughter Elizabeth married John Duplock in 1835..  
COLEBRAND Edward Blacksmith 1748 Edward Colebrand, blacksmith. Bapt on the10th April 1748 at St Margaret's, Buxted, Sussex, the son of Edward Colebrand and Hannah nee Uridge. On the 22 August 1776 Edward and John Colbran of Buxted in the County of Sussex, Blacksmiths, took Thomas Hoadley as an apprentice. Is this John Colebrand/Colbran and his brother Edward, or is it his father Edward? I can't find anything else about Edward born 1748 so maybe the apprentice master was his father..  
COLEBRAND John Blacksmith 1745 John Colebrand, blacksmith. Baptised on the 11 February 1745/6 at St Margaret's, Buxted, Sussex, the fourth of six children of Edward Colebrand and Hannah nee Uridge. He married Mary Carrett/Carrick at St Margaret's, Buxted on 2 January 1773, and he and Mary both signed their names so were literate. They had ten children, and four of their five sons, Edward, John, William and Thomas were also blacksmiths. On the 22 August 1776 Edward and John Colbran of Buxted in the County of Sussex, Blacksmiths, took Thomas Hoadley as their apprentice..  
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..  
FIRRELL Henry Blacksmith 1834 Henry Firrel, blacksmith. Born 27th January 1793 and was baptized at Westham Sussex on 4th August 1793 the son of John Verral and Sarah Tuppen. He married Sarah French 19 September 1814 at Laughton. Henry was described as being "of the parish”. Their first child, Sarah Jane was baptized at Chalvington in 1815 but the family settled in Wartling, his forge being situated at Cowbeech, on the corner of Cowbeech Hill and Hammer Lane. His other children were baptized at Wartling. Sons Horace, John, Edward and Aaron all became blacksmiths. Henry died aged 42, leaving his sons to continue the blacksmithing business. His will, which he made 20 April1832, was proved by his brother Samuel Firrell of Brighton on 4th August 1834 and the 14 acres of freehold land and a further half acre, both at Wartling, was left to his widow Sarah until their seven children came of age and then to her absolutely if she remained a widow. Effects were under £300. Sarah continued to live at the forge and by 1841 her son Horace was working there as a blacksmith with his younger brother Edward. Ten years later, Horace had moved on and Edward, still unmarried, was running the business. Sarah was buried 12 May 1864 at Wartling..  
FIRRELL Horace Blacksmith 1817 Horace Firrell, blacksmith. Born at Wartling in 1817, the son of Henry and Sarah Firrell. Married Sophia Russell at Warbleton in 1840. In the 1841 census they are living at the family home at Cowbeech, but soon moved to Southwark where Horace worked with a relative, Mark Firrell, a blacksmith born in Laughton Sussex. Horace’s son Mark was born at 3 Mermaid Court Southwark, followed by twins Sarah Jane and John Henry in 1844. By 1845 they had moved back to Sussex, living in Brightling, where children Horace 1847, Oliver 1849, Moses 1851 were baptised.  James Henry was baptised in Etchingham in 1856 and finally, they lived in Brede where Harriot born in 1858, and Edward William in 1859 were baptised. Horace and Sarah lived in Brede for the rest of their lives. Sophia died in 1881 and Horace in 1891. Sons Mark, Horace and Oliver became blacksmiths, having learnt their trade through their father and grandfather.  .  
FIRRELL Mark Blacksmith 1843 Mark Firrell, blacksmith. Born 1843 in Southwark, Surrey, the son of Horace and Sophia Firrell. Census and trade directories plot his movement around Sussex. Having learnt his trade through his family, in 1861 he is a boarder in Hailsham with Sarah Huggett a widowed farmer of 42 acres. He married his first wife, Elizabeth North Richardson at Brede in 1864 and three children were born between 1866 and 1871. By 1874 they were in Northiam, where Mark was working as a gardener, possibly as his wife was ill and died there in January 1874. In April 1875 Mark married Agnes Bertha Mills at Beckley. Seven children born between 1876 and 1888, during which time the family moved from Beckley to Rye, and to Hastings in 1890, but by 1901 they were back in Rye where Mark was a journeyman blacksmith. In 1911 he was working on his own account at the Winchelsea Road Blacksmith. Mark died at Rye Harbour in 1915, at while staying with his daughter and is buried in Rye Cemetery..  
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..  
MANN William Blacksmith 1817 1817: William Mann, master blacksmith. Born about 1817, Wadhurst, Sussex, England. The 1871 UK census lists William as 54yrs, living at the Smith Shop, Wadhurst, Sussex, with wife Mary Martin Mann 53yrs ( born Buxted, Sussex..  
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 unknown. Wife: Ellen..  
REEVES Harry Blacksmith 1899 Harry Reeves, born Sussex ?when. Abode: 1 Jan 1899 at 28 St. Mary Magdalen 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   1920’s: 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 1815 Charles Standen, blacksmith master. 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 1779 Elias Standen,blacksmith, farrier. 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 1812 Francis Standen, blacksmith master. Born in 1812 at Canterbury, son of Elias & Barbara. Married: Eliza Norman, Lived at Hemingford Abbots,Huntingdonshire.Francis Standen, blacksmith.  
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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