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Offline Bunnygirl

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Farewomen
« on: Thursday 13 September 18 16:53 BST (UK) »
If spmeones occupation is described as a farewomen what would she be doing?
Leicestershire; Rothley,  Fowkes, Biddles, Dawson, Allen, Lambert, Tebbett, Needham , Horner, Cooper, Pagett, Jaques, Kinton, Newbald, Duffill    Halford, Cope
Bedfordshire; Cardington, Trueman, Wilstead  Bridges, Clark(e), Redman
Essex; Eady, Newman, Copsey, Rawlin, Gilders, Smith  
Rotherhithe; Henderson, Eady. Lambert
Rutland & Bedfordshire  Staffod, Glover, Tom(b)lin
Suffolk  (Wissington) Eady.
Lincolnshire, Tomlin

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Re: Farewomen
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 13 September 18 16:56 BST (UK) »
Where did the reference come from?

(age, era, location?)
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Offline stanmapstone

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Re: Farewomen
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 13 September 18 17:05 BST (UK) »
There are three people in the 1881 census with the occupation shown as "Farewoman"
Looking at the 1911 census all the 32 Farewomen there appear to be mistranscriptions  of "Forewoman"
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Re: Farewomen
« Reply #3 on: Friday 14 September 18 15:10 BST (UK) »
Thanks for your replies. I am looking at 1881 census piece 356 Folio 68 page 6. Louisa Orton snd her sister Emily both occupations as farewomen ?
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Leicestershire; Rothley,  Fowkes, Biddles, Dawson, Allen, Lambert, Tebbett, Needham , Horner, Cooper, Pagett, Jaques, Kinton, Newbald, Duffill    Halford, Cope
Bedfordshire; Cardington, Trueman, Wilstead  Bridges, Clark(e), Redman
Essex; Eady, Newman, Copsey, Rawlin, Gilders, Smith  
Rotherhithe; Henderson, Eady. Lambert
Rutland & Bedfordshire  Staffod, Glover, Tom(b)lin
Suffolk  (Wissington) Eady.
Lincolnshire, Tomlin

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Re: Farewomen
« Reply #4 on: Friday 14 September 18 15:38 BST (UK) »
Snip of the entry
Stan
Mapstone, Mapston.
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