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Offline Bluerabbit1966

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Occupation
« on: Thursday 04 November 21 14:30 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone decipher the occupation listed at the very bottom of the page under “Laborer?” Thank you!

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Re: Occupation
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 04 November 21 14:42 GMT (UK) »
Bluerabbit1966,

Can you please give us a census ref, year and names of those with this occupation please.

John
HOOD- STAFFORDSHIRE/LONDON/AUSTRALIA
WALKER-LONDON
HIGGS-LONDON
GOSLING-DEVON

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Re: Occupation
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 04 November 21 15:29 GMT (UK) »
Sorry, it’s for Henie & K Brinkley, arrived at Ellis Island in 1888 onboard the Waesland. Last place of residence was listed simply as “England.”


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Re: Occupation
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 04 November 21 19:52 GMT (UK) »
Fishdealer ?

Ballingall, Donaldson, Fulton, Gillespie, Ramsay, Walker - in Fife.
Bury - in Salford & Liverpool.
Jack - in Glasgow, Dunfermline & Dundee.
Bermingham/Birmingham - in Cork.
Eagle - in Norfolk, Edinburgh & Glasgow.

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Re: Occupation
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 04 November 21 21:28 GMT (UK) »
I sea Fishdealer  too.  Very scrawly!
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Re: Occupation
« Reply #5 on: Friday 05 November 21 01:47 GMT (UK) »
I’m starting to see fishdealer now, too! Must’ve been the American way of saying “fishmonger?”

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Re: Occupation
« Reply #6 on: Friday 05 November 21 02:24 GMT (UK) »
Fishscaler?