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Can you read this?
« on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:25 BST (UK) »
Can you read the occupation of Phoebe Lake?  Post Woman ????

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Re: Can you read this?
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:37 BST (UK) »
not in that example - do you have the original Census reference please ?
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« Reply #2 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:38 BST (UK) »
I think it's Poor Woman (crossed out) and Pauper written next to it  :-\

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Re: Can you read this?
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:41 BST (UK) »
The last word is definitely Pauper

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Re: Can you read this?
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:45 BST (UK) »




Definitely Woman followed by Pauper .. and I think Gadget must be right with poor .. otherwise I can't think of what else it could be .. ?  :-\
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Re: Can you read this?
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:47 BST (UK) »
Its post woman ... not really crossed out - then either pauper or ~keeper.

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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:49 BST (UK) »
Quite agree it looks more like Post than Poor.

 
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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:52 BST (UK) »
shes nowt in 1841, husband is an Ag Lab .....
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Re: Can you read this?
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 19 June 08 17:53 BST (UK) »
I also think its Post woman pauper.

For comparison of writing there is a pauper four from the top of the previous page.

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