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Offline Stanwix England

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Occupation on 1841 census
« on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:14 BST (UK) »
Hello,

I'm trying to work out the occupation for a John Shaw, age 20, on the 1841 census for Prestwich cum Oldham. I think it's something something fitter, but I can't work it out.

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Re: Occupation on 1841 census
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:24 BST (UK) »
Card Room Fitter.
Carol
CAPES Hull. KIRK  Leeds, Hull. JONES  Wales,  Lancashire. CARROLL Ireland, Lancashire, U.S.A. BROUGHTON Leicester, Goole, Hull BORRILL  Lincolnshire, Durham, Hull. GROOM  Wishbech, Hull. ANTHONY St. John's Nfld. BUCKNALL Lincolnshire, Hull. BUTT Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. PARSONS  Western Bay, Newfoundland. MONAGHAN  Ireland, U.S.A. PERRY Cheshire, Liverpool.
 
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Re: Occupation on 1841 census
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:24 BST (UK) »
Card Room Jobber (cotton industry, presumably?).

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Re: Occupation on 1841 census
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:27 BST (UK) »
Well I was close  :P ;D ;D
Carol
CAPES Hull. KIRK  Leeds, Hull. JONES  Wales,  Lancashire. CARROLL Ireland, Lancashire, U.S.A. BROUGHTON Leicester, Goole, Hull BORRILL  Lincolnshire, Durham, Hull. GROOM  Wishbech, Hull. ANTHONY St. John's Nfld. BUCKNALL Lincolnshire, Hull. BUTT Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. PARSONS  Western Bay, Newfoundland. MONAGHAN  Ireland, U.S.A. PERRY Cheshire, Liverpool.
 
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Re: Occupation on 1841 census
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 08 April 21 16:32 BST (UK) »
We're basically in agreement, Carol  :)

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Re: Occupation on 1841 census
« Reply #5 on: Friday 09 April 21 02:10 BST (UK) »
Thank you both, that was really helpful.  :)
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