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Offline Mckha489

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what is his occupation?
« on: Friday 08 February 19 21:18 GMT (UK) »
I think this says
Naval Military Hand
Jewel Boot Maker

Ancestry has transcribed it as "Power Coot"

What do others think?

(he was a bootmaker in previous censuses)
currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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Re: what is his occupation?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 08 February 19 21:33 GMT (UK) »
Naval & Military hand
sewn boot maker
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Re: what is his occupation?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 08 February 19 21:48 GMT (UK) »
Yes, naval military hand, and hand-sewn boot maker. If you Google the whole phrase (using the " ") you'll find plenty of references to hand sewn boot makers.
Pearson (Bradwell Dby & Stocksbridge)
Donkersley
Crawshaw (Bradfield)
Evans (Bradwell Dby and Stocksbridge)
Crossley (Penistone)
Rogers (Nottinghamshire & Stocksbridge)
Bramall (Bradfield/Wadsley)
Walton (Hunshelf)

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Re: what is his occupation?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 08 February 19 22:38 GMT (UK) »
excellent. Thank you very much!
currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland