Author Topic: Amusing occupation on the 1911 census  (Read 288 times)

Offline Deirdre784

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Amusing occupation on the 1911 census
« on: Friday 24 May 19 20:07 BST (UK) »
Just found a wonderful entry on the 1911..... anyone like to hazard a guess at what this man really does, occupation transcribed as crurty conet cailiffs   ???   The image is clearer than you might imagine.
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....

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Re: Amusing occupation on the 1911 census
« Reply #1 on: Friday 24 May 19 20:13 BST (UK) »
My guess  "county court bailiff"  (if there is such an occupation!)

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Re: Amusing occupation on the 1911 census
« Reply #2 on: Friday 24 May 19 20:15 BST (UK) »
County Court Bailiff?

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Re: Amusing occupation on the 1911 census
« Reply #3 on: Friday 24 May 19 20:31 BST (UK) »
Indeed, i had no idea when i found it, but it is quite clear on the image.
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....