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Offline mamor

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French Polishers in London
« on: Friday 05 September 14 09:35 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I have one line in my family (name is Collins) where there were generations of French Polishers.

Are there any records specific to this occupation, or an association etc. I can't find anything.

Many thanks

M Amor
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Re: French Polishers in London
« Reply #1 on: Friday 05 September 14 11:20 BST (UK) »
Hi ..... it was a very revered trade ........ with the accent on 'was' .... you could try this link;
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/explorefurther/subject_guides/family_history/carver
My uncles were carvers,gilders and french polishers.
Joe
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