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Offline toni*

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Re: Coach Maker & Coach Smith
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 03 September 09 09:33 BST (UK) »
That would make sense Celia

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Re: Coach Maker & Coach Smith
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 03 September 09 10:03 BST (UK) »
I have a blacksmith/wheelwright who employed coach builders to work for him.
he started as a blacksmith and built up his business.

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Re: Coach Maker & Coach Smith
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 20 August 17 11:03 BST (UK) »
My Great Grandfather was an unemployed coach smith, living in Birmingham in 1881. But he was an apprentice to a blacksmith. 

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Re: Coach Maker & Coach Smith
« Reply #21 on: Monday 21 August 17 14:10 BST (UK) »
All my coach body builders etc were based around Odiham, Southampton, Basingstoke and London.
Cheshire - Shustoke, Atherstone, Nuneaton, Birmingham
Morgan - Liverpool, Burnley, Leicester, Birmingham (Morjeanstern - France, Liverpool, Burnley, Leicester)
Quinn/Quin - Ireland, Liverpool, Leicester, Birmingham
Bailey/Health/Andrews - Birmingham, (Stepney briefly), Smethwick, Bristol
Thomas/Keen - Oxfordshire, Westminster
Hooker - Odiham, Romsey, IofW, Basingstoke, London St Geo Sq

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Re: Coach Maker & Coach Smith
« Reply #22 on: Monday 21 August 17 15:47 BST (UK) »
A lot of the iron work in stations etc' is cast-iron & came from an iron foundry then assembled on site, not produced in a blacksmiths shop.

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