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Occupation in 1841 census
« on: Thursday 02 December 21 00:28 GMT (UK) »
Does anyone know what LHLW stands for ?

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Re: Occupation in 1841 census
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 02 December 21 01:00 GMT (UK) »
HLW = Handloom Weaver
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Re: Occupation in 1841 census
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 December 21 02:05 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, Gadget.


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Re: Occupation in 1841 census
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 December 21 02:59 GMT (UK) »
If it's definitely an 'L' at the front, it may well be a 'linen' hand loom weaver.
Lane, Burgess: Cheshire. Finney, Rogers, Gilman:Derbys
Cochran, Nicol, Paton, Bruce:Scotland. Bertolle:London
Bainbridge, Christman, Jeffs: Staffs

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Re: Occupation in 1841 census
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 December 21 09:36 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, Goldie - that sounds logical.