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From: Ray & Diana Nadeau <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Picker makers
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 07:54:32 -0600
Hi Kathleen - for future reference, here are a couple of websites which list occupations in times of old. They are http://www.gendocs.demon.co.uk/trades.html#TOP
and http://www.rootsweb.com/~billingh/occupation.shtml . Unfortunately, I didn't see a "picker maker", but here is a "picker" if that helps.
PICKER A person who cast the shuttle on a loom.
Kathleen Butler wrote:
> Hi ,
> Can anyone tell me what "picker makers" are? My ggrandfather John Burslem is described as one in the 1881 census. It has something to do with the leather trade.
> Thanks to anyone who can help
> Viv Butler
> Victoria, Australia
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