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This is interesting.  Notice most of the women (or girls) in the industry at that time did not have regular job descriptions but then there are some that are foreman...

INDEX OF WITNESSES TO THE CHILDREN'S EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION (1862):
     THE METAL MANUFACTURES OF THE SHEFFIELD DISTRICT 

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William Henry Widdicombe- 8 - grinder 
James Higgins -7 - grinder 
George Greaves -15 - grinder  
William Holt - 20 Grinder 
Thomas Darwin - 6 grinder 
Thomas Darwin (adult) grinder 
William Brown - 47 
Joseph Else (adult) fork-grinder 
Joseph Sanderson -49 fork-grinder 
                      Page16
Thomas Roebuck - 38 fork-grinder 
John Sale - 10 fork-glazer
John Brown - 15 fork-grinder
                      Pageatrick Stavin - adult- fork-grinder
Thomas Rider -11 - grinder
George Hobson - 19 - grinder
Henry Shawe - 10- buffer
John Holt - 13 - glazer & polisher
William Attersby - 39 - file-grinder
                      Page17
George Stevens - 15 - file-grinder
Joseph Travis - 40+ - file-grinder
                      Page18
Edward Sotheran - 27 - sissor-grinder
John Mason - adult - edge-tool grinder
Samual Ellis - adult - plane grinder
Henry Liddell - 14- grinder
John Henry Write - 14 - file-grinder
                      Page19
George Swift - 16 - polisher
Samuel Sharpe - adult - razor-grinder
Edward Armitage -16- scissor-polisher
George Hobson -adult- razor-grinder
Mr James Bingham - adult- Manager
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Mr. Joseph Mallinson - adult- Union Secratary
Mr. Jonathen Wragg - adult- Union Secratary
                      Page21
William Dyson -adult- former sissor grinder
                      Page22
Benjamin Wildgoose -adult- shoe knife grinder
Samuel Hind -54- grinder
Thomas Redfern -adult- grinder
Henry Birkin -13- glazer
George Redfern -adult- grinder
                      Page23
John Brigg -adult- grinder
Samuel Warner -19- grinder
Joseph Broadhead -10- saw-glazer
Walter Ibbotson -16- fork grinder
???? Tingle -adult- fork maker & grinder
                      Page24
Charles Tingle -21- fork-grinder
John Brook Greaves -14- glazer
Keziah Bouldin -adult-  wife of fork-grinder
Ann Tingle -20- fork-filer
                      Page25
Sarah Ann Tingle -9- fork-filer
George Burrows -adult- needle-pointer
Maria Lansley -9- hand-fly operator
Thomas Scholefield -11- 
Mr Joseph Robert Cocker -adult- manager
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Mr Marsden -adult-
Mr Charles Hernry Firth -adult- manager
George William Ross -12- shove on
                      Page27
William Ross -adult- steel-roller
William Henry Ray -10- Shove on
Henry Stow -14- 
James Oxley -11- cellar boy
John Holmes -13- heater
                      Page28
William Amos Blithe -13- mason
Henry Gregory -13- cellar boy
Mr J Ellis -adult-
                      Page29
William Crampton -10- 
William Strafford -13-
Allan Bunce -16- pull down
Thomas Cook -13- 
John Morris -14- striker
William Smith -15- moulder
                      Page30
Edward Taylor -15- moulder
John Coleridge -17- Polisher
John Willey -adult- manager
??? Rogers -12- 
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Mr. Joseph Peace -adult-
John Cawthorpe -14- backer
Pageatrick Manger -13- 
Henry Kay -10- riveter
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Mr Ward - adult-
George Allinsworth -9- cellar boy
John Allinsworth -adult-
Ellen Depledge -12-
George Albert Parker -12-
Mr. E.F.Sanderson -adult-
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John Smith -15- tilter
Robert Newbert -14- 
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Mr Alfred B. Ibbotson - adult-
George Batty -adult- working manager
George Bagnall - adult- under manger
                      Page35
Thomas Bagley -12-
Charles Stork -adult- file cutter
George Greaves -adult- file cutter
                      Page36
George Ibbotson -adult- file cutter
Thomas Blackburn -adult- file cutter
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Mr H. Howard -adult- manager
Jeremiah Haynes -12- 
Alfred Bishop -11- fire minder
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Mr T.F. Cocker -adult-
Martin Hefrin -11-
James Dunagan -12-
William Shorter -10-
George Birkenshaw -130-
Josh. Lambert -13-
Mr. F.H.B. Beardshaw -adult-
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James Baker -10-
Thomas Darnall -15-
Mr.T.B.Hawksworth -adult-
John Edwin Saville -14-
Joseph Chaworth -10-
Mr Alfred Peace -adult-
John Walter Dakin -11-
Joseph Gavin -13-
Mr J. Taylor -adult-
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George Gardom -12-
John Greaves -12-
Charles Kay -15-
Mr Daniel Parker -adult-
Samuel Thompson -12-
Samuel Fletcher -13-
Thomas West -13-
Mr. Richard Jukes -adult-
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George Shepherd -12-
Walter Shepherd - 10- 
Murkham Morris -12-
William Reed -12-
Frederick Brook -14-
Thomas Phillips -adult-
Richard Mittam -14-
Emma Cheetham -7-
Albert Spinks -11-
Joseph Sellar -13-
                      Page42
Mr Robert Shirtcliffe -adult-
Sophia Cockin -adult-
Margaret Jane Sanderson -13-
John Lovatt -9-
Henry Slater -adult-
Ellen Watson -11-
William Watson -adult- cutler
William Turner -12-
John Leedham -14-
                      Page43
Mr John Unwin -adult-
James Harrison -adult- table-knife hafters
Walter Deakin -adult- table-knife hafters
Samuel Hawley -adult- cutler
Frederick Hawley -12-
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Mr Francis Bownes -adult-
Charles Allen -adult- scale cutter
                      Page46
Mr Newbold -adult-
Henry Matthewman -17- cutler
Henry Barkwell -12- ivory cutter
James Roberts -14- polisher
John Mason - 16- penknife maker
William Richards -12-
Mark Rutter -adult- blade forger
William Dickinson -15- heater
Mr George Beeley -adult- manager
                      Page47
Mr William Harrison -adult-
Mr Wilkinson -adult- (of J Wilkinson & Sons)
Mr. (Wm) Hutton -adult-
                      Page48
Roberet Furness -10-
Herbert Shaw -13-
Mr Henry Wilkinson -adult-
Ruth Hobson -14-
Peter Palue -12-
                    Page49
Messrs Dixon
Sarah Jane Egg -15-
Emily Lee -14-
Edwin Lee -11-
Edwin White -11-
William Watkin -11-
Martha Abb Segwell -12-
George Henry Harley -13-
Elizabeth Hay -17-
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Mr F. Sibray -adult- manager
Joseph Hutchinson -10-
Charles Gandley -11-
John Henry Drabble -12-
Annie Swallow -13-
Mr Guest -adult-
                      Page51
Thomas Gaynon -10-
Janes Brooks -12-
Joseph Simmenhite -15-
Edward Woodfield -13-
John Connigan -8-
William Snow -adult-
Mr Thomas Stansbury -adult- manager

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Mr J.T. Pigott -adult-
Mr Michel Thonas Sadlier -adult- medical officer
Benjamin Bagnall -15-
Sarah Hopkins -13-
                      Page53
Eliza Siddell -16-
Annie Hall -11-
Sarah Ellen Thompson -9-
Mr G. Bassett -adult-
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Francis Winsley -adult- foreman
Mary Madin -12-

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I have antique sheffield folding fruit knife in1901 circa with me.The stamp on the blade "W.N" and year of 1901. It was makers initials W.N for William Neale.

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