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of Sheffield
 
of Sheffield
  
Grandson of John Smith, who was Master Cutler in 1722
 
  
The family first owned blast-furnaces in 1740.
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Henry Smith was included in the original charter to the Cutlers Company granted by James I in 1624.
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John Smith, who was Master Cutler in 1722 and Town Collector of Sheffield in 1731, was a grandfather of Joseph Fletcher Smith.
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The family first acquired blast-furnaces in 1740 when John Smith, son of John Smith, bought an interest in Sheffield blast-furnaces, which eventually became his sole property. His son was Fletcher Smith
  
 
1796 '''Joseph Fletcher Smith''' was Master Cutler.  
 
1796 '''Joseph Fletcher Smith''' was Master Cutler.  
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His son was [[Benjamin Smith]] who started Stanton Ironworks
 
His son was [[Benjamin Smith]] who started Stanton Ironworks
  
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Some of his ancestors:
 
 
Henry Smith was included in the original charter to the Cutlers Company granted by James I in 1624.
 
  
1722 John Smith was Master Cutler, and Town Collector of Sheffield in 1731
 
  
c1740 John Smith, his son, bought an interest in Sheffield blast-furnaces, which eventually became his sole property. His son was Fletcher Smith
 
  
  

Revision as of 15:33, 23 May 2020

of Sheffield


Henry Smith was included in the original charter to the Cutlers Company granted by James I in 1624.

John Smith, who was Master Cutler in 1722 and Town Collector of Sheffield in 1731, was a grandfather of Joseph Fletcher Smith.

The family first acquired blast-furnaces in 1740 when John Smith, son of John Smith, bought an interest in Sheffield blast-furnaces, which eventually became his sole property. His son was Fletcher Smith

1796 Joseph Fletcher Smith was Master Cutler.

His son was Benjamin Smith who started Stanton Ironworks




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Sources of Information

  • Obituary of Josiah Timmis Smith
  • Obituary of Charles Smith