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Help with handwriting please
« on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:04 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone decipher the occupation of this man.  I can see journeyman and possibly butter or buffer or maybe even cutler but the first 2 words I have no idea.  Suggestions please,
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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:07 GMT (UK) »
As soon as I saw this on the board I can see
A tin cutter Journeyman!!!
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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:07 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I think the second word says Cutler.

The top two might say "a Iron" or something

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LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain


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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Hi Abiam

What a lovely avatar, brightens the day.

The second line down word is CUTTER I am not sure of the 1st.  :)

Sandy

Whoops only got notified of Ben's reply. Sorry

Can see the word TIN now  :)

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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:08 GMT (UK) »
Yep! A Tin Cutter ;D

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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:11 GMT (UK) »
Definitely agree with Abiam and genjen

a Tin Cutter (Journeyman)

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Re: Help with handwriting please
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 17 February 09 12:37 GMT (UK) »
Thanks all,
Abiam