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Offline zimmer46

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Help with some words on Marriage Record
« on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:32 BST (UK) »
The attached snip is from a Scottish marriage registration in 1909.  It is the column for the brides father and mothers details.    I read it as ".... Amelia Carkeet formerly ????? ?????? afterwards married to Richard Stratton, Coalminer. Dec"      The ???? words look like "powerloom weaver" which would make sense, but why is her occupation appearing at all ?    It's usually only the males occupation, and the womans maiden surname.

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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:35 BST (UK) »
Could the word before afterwards perhaps be Widowed?
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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:37 BST (UK) »
.... Weaver of .....

Weaver as in occupation  :)
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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:46 BST (UK) »
I see it as ‘formerly Powerloom Weaver afterwards married to Richard Stratton, Coal Miner dec.’
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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:48 BST (UK) »
Was the bride born before Amelia’s marriage to Richard Stratton?
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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 13 April 19 16:59 BST (UK) »
Was the bride born before Amelia’s marriage to Richard Stratton?

Yes she was.   Amelia's daughter was born in 1891 but is recorded as an illegitimate birth.   My research suggests Amelia brought up her daughter by her own means.

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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 13 April 19 17:12 BST (UK) »
.... Weaver of .....

Weaver as in occupation  :)

Yes.   Other records show her occupation as millworker

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« Reply #7 on: Saturday 13 April 19 20:02 BST (UK) »
Perhaps she was proud of her occupation before she married Mr S.
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Re: Help with some words on Marriage Record
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 13 April 19 21:19 BST (UK) »
Andrew, I think this was a standard entry where groom/bride was illegitimate. Mother's details would be recorded this way. In this case (always so helpful) the record of her marriage afterwards.

Monica
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