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Re: Death Certificate
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 04 August 20 09:33 BST (UK) »
thank you very much for your help.

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Re: Death Certificate
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 04 August 20 10:48 BST (UK) »
I think it could be Coal Breaker

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Re: Death Certificate
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 04 August 20 11:30 BST (UK) »
From a Dictionary of Occupational Terms.
Coal meter man; checks, on a weighbridge, weight of coal  leaving coal merchant's yard or colliery for gas company's or other industrial works for which coal has been ordered in bulk; ensures weight and quality of coal are as ordered; fills in certificate and posts to customer.

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Re: Death Certificate
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 04 August 20 12:32 BST (UK) »
In addition to the description given above, coal meters were very commonly employed at the London docks and at the wharfs along the Thames.

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Re: Death Certificate
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 04 August 20 12:55 BST (UK) »
This is great. Thank you