Author Topic: Occupation - 1841 Scotland census Musselburgh  (Read 266 times)

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Re: Occupation - 1841 Scotland census Musselburgh
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 25 November 21 17:56 GMT (UK) »
SP customer services suggest "It could be "P'Loom" which is short for "power loom""
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Re: Occupation - 1841 Scotland census Musselburgh
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 25 November 21 18:02 GMT (UK) »
SP customer services suggest "It could be "P'Loom" which is short for "power loom""

Ermhhh!  Where have they got those letters from?  Sorry!

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Re: Occupation - 1841 Scotland census Musselburgh
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 25 November 21 19:35 GMT (UK) »
Linen cloth is made from flax, but there were, and still are, hats made from flax stalks.

Have a look at this modern flax hat:-

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