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Help reading occupation
« on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:30 GMT (UK) »
Looking at my ancestor Matilda Miller
Occupation on 1851 census
Struggled for ages with this
semp........??

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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:32 GMT (UK) »
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:32 GMT (UK) »
Seconded

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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:33 GMT (UK) »
Looks like Sempshess  ???

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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:34 GMT (UK) »
Seamstress?
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Sinnock/Sinnicks...Brighton,Greenwich.
Clements,Coles,Mc Donagh,Rock

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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 24 November 18 15:46 GMT (UK) »
sempstress-I agree
I can see it! I didn't know that word so a big thank you for all replies.

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Re: Help reading occupation
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 24 November 18 17:21 GMT (UK) »
Believe it would be Sempster (seamstress)

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« Reply #7 on: Saturday 24 November 18 17:31 GMT (UK) »
I think the word ends in the old fashioned 'double s'.
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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