The Cloudesley Estate was home to many other artisans and craftmen, particularly towards the latter half of the 19th and early 20th centuries.  From the Baptisms and Births data, 1829-1917, we can identify the following parental occupations.

Occupation

Number

Jeweller

14

Carpenter

10

Cabinet Maker or Related

10

Silversmith or Related

12

Painter

8

Bookbinder or Related

8

Watch, Clock or Escapement Maker

8

Engraver

7

Walking Stick Maker or Related

6

French Polisher

5

Goldsmith or Related

4

Jewel Case Maker

6

Artificial Florist

3

Grainer

3

Vellum Binder

3

Perfumier

2

Lithographer

2

Mathematical Instrument Maker

2

Photographer

2

Pianoforte Maker

2

Occupation

Number

Slate Mason

2

Brass Finisher

2

Diamond Setter

2

Upholsterer

2

Glass Blower

2

Zinc Worker

2

Harmonium Maker 

2

Surgical Instrument Maker

2

Carver

1

Portmanteau Maker

1

Tinplate Worker

1

Bicycle Maker

1

Fancy Paper Manufacturer

1

Church Organ Builder

1

Cooper

1

Hatter

1

Shoemaker

1

Cinematograph Operator

1

Sign Writer

1

Writer

1

Occupation

Number

Straw Hat Manufacturer

1

Electro-plater and Gilder

1

Instrument Maker

1

Piano Forte Key Maker

1

Lapidary

1

Leather Case Maker

1

Copper Plate Printer

1

Marble Mason

1

Cycle Maker

1

Basket Maker

1

Dressmaker

1

Enameller

1

Veneerer

1

Watch Case Polisher

1

Braid Maker

1

     
           

Finally, from the Marriages data, we have the following entry for 1921!

183 Barnsbury Rd William Henry Gambier Rocking Horse Maker

Some of these artisans may have been employed at local factories or workshops (see Belle Isle below), but many were no doubt self-employed and working from their homes in the Cloudesley area.

 

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