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Offline marcie dean

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occupation Flesher
« on: Friday 03 November 17 18:32 GMT (UK) »
flesher? am I right in thinkin that a flesher is someone who skins the carcassesof their skins ir is that an old fashioned name for a butcher.?
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Edinburgh/Aberdeen:portsea marsh,brownwhittcomb and others. to numerous to mentionweymouth frank.  Laidlaw,Brown,Dean//Charles/Hall/Slight/Johnston belgium loquet

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Re: occupation
« Reply #1 on: Friday 03 November 17 19:16 GMT (UK) »
http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=2581

This might explain it for you. Although it depends on where in the country you are I guess. In England it could be a "skinner" but north of the border it means butcher.
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Re: occupation
« Reply #2 on: Friday 03 November 17 21:35 GMT (UK) »
This Occupation question has been asked, and answered, before on RootsChat see http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=744243.0

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