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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] SHEFFIELD DIRECTORY - WILKINSON
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 14:31:49 +0100
>I have some ancestors living in the Sheffield area. Their names are
>WILKINSON and GREAVES. Joseph was possibly a Silversmith I think in
>South Street around that time and the GREAVES were Scissorsmiths.
Wilkinson is a famous name in Sheffield cutlery (Wilkinson Sword razors
and implements) BUT it is also a popular one and yours might not be
closely related, or related at all. However, a silversmith should be
listed in directories and a bit of work on censuses and registers may
establish a link.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society