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Scotland (Counties as in 1851-1901) => Scotland => Topic started by: Kinsy on Thursday 02 December 21 00:28 GMT (UK)

Title: Occupation in 1841 census
Post by: Kinsy on Thursday 02 December 21 00:28 GMT (UK)
Does anyone know what LHLW stands for ?
Title: Re: Occupation in 1841 census
Post by: Gadget on Thursday 02 December 21 01:00 GMT (UK)
HLW = Handloom Weaver
Title: Re: Occupation in 1841 census
Post by: Kinsy on Thursday 02 December 21 02:05 GMT (UK)
Thanks, Gadget.
Title: Re: Occupation in 1841 census
Post by: goldie61 on Thursday 02 December 21 02:59 GMT (UK)
If it's definitely an 'L' at the front, it may well be a 'linen' hand loom weaver.
Title: Re: Occupation in 1841 census
Post by: Kinsy on Thursday 02 December 21 09:36 GMT (UK)
Thanks, Goldie - that sounds logical.