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Subject: [CHESHIRE-L] businesses in Stockport
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 1998 16:19:51 EST

On the 1870 birth record of my grandfather, John Spelman, his father was
listed as a draper's porter. In 1888 when the youngest son was born he was
listed as a draper. Are there any directories during those years that list
workers? I would imagine there are for owners, but I thought I would take the
chance and ask about workers. I suppose there is the off-chance that by 1888,
he could have owned a shop, but more than likely he worked in the shop instead
of delivering. Thanks for any help. Jan

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