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Offline Mckha489

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Occupation?
« on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:29 GMT (UK) »
What is the last part of the Brass Founder's occupation?   Cal.....?

(this is Birmingham, in case that helps)
currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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Offline jksdelver

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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:34 GMT (UK) »
calibrator ?
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:39 GMT (UK) »
I wonder if it is supposed to be  'Cabinet'

Looking at this list some of the manufacturers made Cabinet Brassware

http://www.oldcopper.org/makers/birmingham_brassmakers.php
Rowland Hodges, 12, Frederick Street, Birmingham, hinges and cabinet brassware. C1900.

Lightwood & Son, Price St., St Marys Birmingham.                           
B Lilly & Sons 54 to 62 Bars St. Birmingham 19 (in 1946) architectural & cabinet brassfoundry.                                                                                         

S Lilley & Sons Ltd., 80 Alcester St. (1930), then 29, Alcester St., Birmingham 12. Cabinet and architectural brassware. 
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Re: Occupation?
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:44 GMT (UK) »
There are  105 of "Brass Founder Cabinet" occupations in the Birmingham 1881 census.
for example,
Mapstone, Mapston.
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« Reply #4 on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:45 GMT (UK) »
Rosie beat me to it. I was about to post the same link!

Brass founder, cabinet.
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« Reply #5 on: Thursday 20 December 18 08:57 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for that.
Id looked through that bunch of census pages and could only see brass founders, brass pressers. Brass tube chargers. Who knew it was so complicated!
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and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 20 December 18 11:12 GMT (UK) »
Who knew it was so complicated!

I learnt something too, 'my' brass founders were in London possibly making Bells
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