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Offline Bev Duckworth

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 14 January 07 11:03 GMT (UK) »
Loo,

I just tried again to follow the link to that abstract and I can't get through either.
The site is the University of Wolverhampton and I can't even get the their home page - so they must just be having some problems with their servers at the moment.

I have had a response from the author and she has said she will send it provided I reference her work in any of my publications. Given my lack of experience in etiquette regarding academic publications, I am reluctant to put even the abstract up here without checking first.
I'll ask her whether she's ok for me to post the abstract.

Cheers
Bev
Sharman - Derbyshire & Lancashire
Levitt - Lancashire, Middlesex, London, Yorkshire
Butler - Shorpshire/Flintshire
Wilkinson - Yorkshire
Benson - Lancashire
Cartmell - Lancashire
Gillett - Lancashire

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 14 January 07 13:53 GMT (UK) »
My father-in-law, born 1912, remembered neighbours who were tailors sitting crosslegged on the floor.
About 15 years ago I took 2 bin bags of old quilts which I found in a trunk in the 'junk' room when I moved into the family house to be examined by a textile expert from museum. Most of them cotton peices and fairly typical except for one made from woollen patches. Expert asked if there were any tailors in the family as it was made from scraps of 'suit material.' After I got home my father-in-law said his mother and aunts would have gotten scraps from the neighbours!
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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 14 January 07 14:10 GMT (UK) »
This is a great thread. My husband and I both have tailors in our family. Mine originated in Alsace and then moved on to western New York. My husband's come from Russia and then NYC (the Jewish side). All very fascinating. I am looking forward to learning more.

Kath
Sligo: Davey (also Mayo), McCluskey, McNulty
Wexford and Staffordshire: Hayes, McClean
Galway and Staffordshire: Scott
Coventry: Wells, Collins, Palmer, Moody, Beck, Mickelwright, Husbands
Ireland: McNulty (Sligo), Kealy, Murphy (Carlow) Connolly, Gillen, Powell, Ryan, Moore, Martin
Davis from I don't know where originally
Stahl, Russia to England to USA


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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #21 on: Monday 15 January 07 13:33 GMT (UK) »
My family of tailors worked in Oxford from 1830  for several decades and helped to make gowns and all the other diverse types of garments needed for a University town. The patron saint of Tailors in Oxford was john the Baptist but there are many more. They held great celebrations in their workshops on the night of 24th June .
There were 126,137 tailors in  1841 , 6,347 were women .

Going to checked out the site links now.
DJ
Cutcliffe- Devon
Courtenay Powderham Castle
Barnard -Oxford and Claines
Tollet - Begbroke
Gamble and Clement Calcutta
SHAW-BETHNAL GREEN,MIDDLESEX
WILD-BETHNAL GREEN,MIDDLESEX
GAMBLE-BARNSTABLE.DEVON

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #22 on: Tuesday 16 January 07 07:09 GMT (UK) »

I also found an abstract for a conference session http://home.wlv.ac.uk/~in6086/chconf2004.html#fr and search for tailor.
I have emailed the author to request a copy of the report.

I'll keep looking
Bev


I couldn't get into the site either.

yn9man
Scotland - Adam, Galt/Gault, Mellis, Jardine, Turnbull, Robertson, Auchincloss, Murray, Allison/Allason, Mitchell, Cross, Rae, Brown, McHutcheon, Montgomerie, McKenzie, Mackay, McPherson, McInish

England - Saunders/Sanders, Jory/Jorie/Jura, McKey, Williams/ Wyllams,  Lance, Ellis, Trounson, Dingle, Charlton, Hambridge, Sweetman/Sweatman, Ricks/Rix/Reeks, Cole, Shearwood/Sherwood, Toy, Brooks, Moore, Donn, Nicolas, Habberfield,

Denmark - Alling/Aalling, Lastein, Lund, Rasmussen

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #23 on: Tuesday 16 January 07 20:33 GMT (UK) »
I've tried that link again tonight and it seems to be working now.
It's going to be such a let down when you finally get in because all you see is the abstract.  :(

 I've not heard back from the author yet. Will let you know when I do.

Bev
Sharman - Derbyshire & Lancashire
Levitt - Lancashire, Middlesex, London, Yorkshire
Butler - Shorpshire/Flintshire
Wilkinson - Yorkshire
Benson - Lancashire
Cartmell - Lancashire
Gillett - Lancashire

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 17 January 07 01:39 GMT (UK) »
Bev -

thanks again for all your work and effort on this thread. Very much appreciated.

Just tried the site again and couldn't get in. Will keep trying though.

yn9man
Scotland - Adam, Galt/Gault, Mellis, Jardine, Turnbull, Robertson, Auchincloss, Murray, Allison/Allason, Mitchell, Cross, Rae, Brown, McHutcheon, Montgomerie, McKenzie, Mackay, McPherson, McInish

England - Saunders/Sanders, Jory/Jorie/Jura, McKey, Williams/ Wyllams,  Lance, Ellis, Trounson, Dingle, Charlton, Hambridge, Sweetman/Sweatman, Ricks/Rix/Reeks, Cole, Shearwood/Sherwood, Toy, Brooks, Moore, Donn, Nicolas, Habberfield,

Denmark - Alling/Aalling, Lastein, Lund, Rasmussen

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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 17 January 07 09:44 GMT (UK) »
Bev, I finally got through.
This is an extremely interesting page, at least to me, and I think it would be to anyone who had 18th/19thc ancestors in the "rag trade" at any level.  Do let us know when you get more info.
Ta.
ARMSTRONG - Castleton Scot; NB; Westminstr Twp
BARFIELD - Nailsea
BRAKE - Nailsea
BURIATTE
CANDY - M'sex, Deptford
CLIFFORD - Maidstone
DURE(E) - France, Devon, Canada
HALLS - Chigwell
KREIN, Peter/Adam - Germany
LEOPOLD - Hanover, London
LATTIMER, MAXWELL - Ldn lightermen
MEYER - Lauenstein
MURRAY - Scot borders
STEWART - Chelsea; Reach
SWANICK - Mayo & Roscommon; Ontario
WEST - Rochester & Maidstone
WILLIS - Wilts, Berks, Hants, London
WOODHOUSE - Bristol tobacconist, London
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Re: Tailors - How did they live and work?
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday 17 January 07 12:22 GMT (UK) »
My Exton family were tailors first rural in Rutland then to Stamford and then Lincoln, Lincolnshire, the sitting on a table near the window to work has always fascinated me, I am now going in search of an article someone sent me  about tailors. Eilleen
EXTON, from Rutland, Stamford, Boston, Lincoln. LANES, from Coleby,to Bracebridge Lincoln.WAKEFIELD,PROUDMAN Cheshire and  Stafford.<br />PINDAR, MOORE, ,CHAMBERS mostly from Lincolnshire.
LAING from Elgin ,Scotland.
 HADDELSEY from Caistor,and Grimsby Lincolnshire.                   
 Parfitt, Le Gros ,Le Sueur, from Jersey.
Martin, from Doncaster  to whelyn garden city, London.
BINT, Worchester, in Australian mint.