SMITH. THOMAS INDEX ENTRIES 2011

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SMITH. THOMAS INDEX ENTRIES 2011

Post by Stanley » 09 Mar 2014, 06:28

SMITH. THOMAS. INDEX ENTRIES 27/03/11

1756
Thomas Smith noted as paying Land Tax at Townhead of 9/6.

1822
Baines directory notes Thomas Wilkinson as victualler at Punch Bowl Earby.

1822
Baines reports Thomas Smith as butcher in Barlick.

1834
Pigot directory records Thomas Smith as publican at Seven Stars. Same directory records Thomas Smith as a butcher in Barlick.

1835,1837 and 1841
Thomas Smith reported as elector of Barlick. No address.

1836
Thomas Smith, mason. (Warner Hist of Barlick p.77. Refers to the building of the new National School in Church Street which later became St James church) 'No letting was made on August 9th but on October 3rd 1836 a contract for masonry was accepted at £120 from Thomas Smith, mason.'

1841
Electoral roll records Thomas Smith at Higher Clough.

1844.
Thomas Smith noted as occupier of Higher Clough at Brogden in electoral roll of 1844. Rent was more than £50 per annum.

1848
Electoral roll reports Thomas Smith as elector of Barlick, address given as Great Marsden.

1851 census
Thomas Smith, Townhead, 25, PLW. Wife Hannah, 35, PLW.

1851 census
Thomas Smith, Townhead, 54, sawyer.

1851 census
Thomas Smith, Brogden Hall, 40 farmer of 66 acres.

1851 census
Thomas Smith, Langber, Marton, 49, agricultural labourer and HLW, worsted. Born Thornton. George Smith, son, 21, HLW worsted.

1857 directory
Reports Thomas Smith as farmer at Brogden Hall. Electoral roll for 1859 notes him as an elector of Barlick at same address.

1857
Directory reports Thomas Wilkinson Smith as victualler and farmer at Seven Stars. Elector of Barlick 1848 at Seven Stars. [A Thomas Wilkinson Smith was one of the promoters of the Barnoldswick Railway Act of 1867.]

1859
In a conveyance of 1859 of the Corn Mill Thomas Wilkinson Smith is one of the named parties to the conveyance of the property to William Bracewell of Newfield Edge.

1871 census
Thomas Smith, Brogden Hall, 60, farmer of 66 acres with one man.

1871 census
Thomas W Smith, Monks House, 61, farmer of six acres.

1892
LTP. 78/AB/03. Billy Brooks says Thomas Smith was tackler at Long Ing Shed.

1896
Mr Thomas Smith noted as living in Rook Street in Barrett's directory.

1896
Barrett's directory reports Thomas Smith as an overlooker living on Sagar Terrace.

c.1900
LTP, 78/AB/04. Billy Brooks says that Tom Smith was a tackler in Robinson Brooks' shed at Long Ing Shed. He lived in the mill yard in one of the cottages on the edge of the canal.

c.1930?
In 'A Way of Life Gone By' p. 68. Fred Smith's grandfather, George, was a ganger on the Settle-Carlisle line but moved to Barlick because there was work in the mills for his daughters. He worked as farm man at Hollins for 5/- a week and later in the quarry. His son, Tom Smith opened a dairy on Rainhall Road and hawked milk round the town. Fred followed in his footsteps and used to farm Bancroft before Simpsons who were at Moses Lea then but later lived on Park Road. SCG delivered kit milk to him in 1950s behind 17 Park Avenue.

1931
C Herald 23/01/1931. Report of the death of T Smith (73) Colne Road. He was manager of the Victoria Spinning Mill when it was owned by the late Mr Dugdale and succeeded his father in law Mr Moorhouse, in the job. It was during Mr Moorhouse's tenure that the mill was destroyed by fire.

1954
Thomas Edward Smith noted as BUD Council Member 1954-1969. 1970-1974. Chairman 1959-1960.
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