Families of the Lyth Valley

Bridge End Smithy.

Bridge End Smithy

Tenants and Owners

1841(Census) William Brockbank family blacksmiths.
1861(Census) William Brockbank family blacksmiths.
1883Accounts for Messrs Edward Inman, Matthew Walling, and William Dickinson
1884Accounts for Messrs James Trotter, George Taylor, Barrow Jackson,Joseph Shepherd, Johnathan Walling, Mrs Anne Prickett, Cottam brothers from Foulshaw and Richard Ormrod from Foulshaw.
1905(Bulmer) George Brockbank blacksmith.
1906Bridge End Smithy for sale or let. Three generations of the Fletcher family were next to manage the Smithy.
196925th February - Joseph Fletcher died.
20027th January – Peter Fletcher died.
2002Smithy on the market, offers over £142,000.
2003Taylors purchased Bridge End Smithy.
Kendal Record Office – account book of Brockbank family