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Offline IgorStrav

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Can someone read this occupation?
« on: Monday 08 April 19 21:10 BST (UK) »
Thomas E Whitehead

.......monger

I can't seem to make it be any of the obvious options.

Thanks for looking  ;)
Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Can someone read this occupation?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 08 April 19 21:13 BST (UK) »
It might be Fellmonger.
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Re: Can someone read this occupation?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 08 April 19 21:14 BST (UK) »
Fellmonger - a dealer in hides and skins?

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Re: Can someone read this occupation?
« Reply #3 on: Monday 08 April 19 22:00 BST (UK) »
Ah - thank you.

He had been a butcher and a butcher's assistant previously, so that makes perfect sense.

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Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Can someone read this occupation?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 08 April 19 22:29 BST (UK) »
Yes, the second letter does look the same as the e in mongEr.
What a pity it has been struck through,but I think the previous posts have it correct.
Viktoria.