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Offline SonofSussex

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Help with an Occupation
« on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:42 BST (UK) »
I simply cannot figure out the occupation on the fourth line.  Driving me crazy!

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Re: Help with an Occupation
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 20:45 BST (UK) »
Cordwainer
Side tracked to a friendís very interesting Norfolk families. MORGAN, PRATT, HORNOR, SUCKLING, GLEANE etc. And in London DOWNES, du CROZ, MORGAN (same MORGANs as the Norwich lot)

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Re: Help with an Occupation
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 28 September 21 21:12 BST (UK) »
Yes, cordwainer.
A shoemaker from the use of Cordoban leather .( Spanish leather)
Sounds as if it ought to be ropes doesnít it?
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Re: Help with an Occupation
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 29 September 21 14:46 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for the quick responses.  I have learned a new word, even if it is now considered archaic!  Also very helpful because I have another citation for an individual where it's mentioned that he is a shoemaker.  Now I know I'm dealing with the same person.  :)

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Re: Help with an Occupation
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 29 September 21 17:45 BST (UK) »
Thankyou.
You get help from RootsChat so you give help.
Not always to the person/ people who helped you.
Kindness is never lost it goes around .
Very best wishes with your research.
By the way ,St.Crispin is the patron saint of Shoemakers
Only know that from Henry V , Agincourt fought on St Crispinís Day, the speech on St.Crispinís Eve,

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