Blacksmiths Index

The Blacksmiths Index

Compiled by Ann Spiro
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A Genealogical Index of Blacksmiths and Related Occupations

Smithing: a smith is a person involved in the shaping of metal objects.

St Clement's Day was traditionally, and in some places, still is, celebrated on the 23 November,
a welcome festival between Halloween and Christmas.
Saint Clement is the patron saint of metalworkers and blacksmiths, and so these workers
traditionally enjoyed a holiday on his feast day.

Dedicated to my Ancestors

Blacksmiths: Thomas Briggs, Thomas Richards, Alexander Brown, and Shipwright William Baskett,

This is my personal collection of blacksmiths,cartwrights, wheelwrights, shipwrights, farriers, iron workers and any other related occupations. They are compiled from census records and with information received from other generous researchers who have shared their ancestors details with me.

Links of Interest:

arrow  "Absconding Apprentices" Articles from Trewman's Exeter Flying Post (Devon).

arrow   "Goldminers of New Zealand - August 1861 to December 1868."

arrow   "The Julers of North Walsham (Clockmakers, Foundrymen, Ophthalmologists and Estate Agents)."

arrow   "Article: How blacksmiths became clockmakers."

arrow   "The Story of a Farrier's Son"

arrow   "The Place of the Rural Blacksmith in Parish Life 1500-1900(with particular reference to Somerset & Dorset)"

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