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Offline Lauren Campbell

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Occupation?
« on: Friday 21 April 17 12:58 BST (UK) »
I need a bit of help trying to figure out the occupation listed in between commercial traveller and civil service clerk - can anybody help? If it helps, it is my great-great uncle's entry in the 1911 census from Greenock.

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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 21 April 17 13:05 BST (UK) »
Ship Plate Rivetter ?
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 21 April 17 13:20 BST (UK) »
looks like

commercial traveller
ship plate welder maybe riveter
civil service tele

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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 21 April 17 13:24 BST (UK) »
Ship Plate Rivetter ?

Looks like that to me also  :)

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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 21 April 17 13:24 BST (UK) »
Ship Plate Rivter (i.e. Riveter)
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #5 on: Friday 21 April 17 13:28 BST (UK) »
Ship Plate Rivter (i.e. Riveter)

However, the occupational code for Platers and Riveters was 681. The code shown here is 682 which is 'Ship - other workers in iron'.
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #6 on: Friday 21 April 17 14:48 BST (UK) »
It could be that the coder couldn't work out what it said and coded it in the 'other' category.   I think the image is an enlargement of the original and I certainly enlarged it to try to work out what it said.
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 22 April 17 01:26 BST (UK) »
Could it be Fitter??
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 22 April 17 03:40 BST (UK) »
It looks like Ship Plate Fitter to me, too.

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