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From: Local Studies & Archives Unit <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] UNION Workhouse Stockport info needed.
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 09:52:28 +0000
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I don't know about the workhouse, but a Pavior Journey-man is a qualifed
paver - wish we had some here in Tameside, now they're putting down all
these famcy paving stones. Up and down like a dog's hind leg!!!

Tameside Local Studies & Archives Unit.

Margaret Nixon wrote:

> Greetings
> I am excited to have just received my first ever English Death
> Certificate. At first I was a little sad at the lack of info it
> contained. We are spoilt here in Victoria Australia with our
> certificates as they contain such information as Parents-Spouse(wives
> maiden name)-how long married-children with ages-cause of death-burial
> place & date-Undertaker-Informant-how long in Victoria &
> Australia....BUT!! this depends on the informant and information they
> have. By the early 1920's the 'informant' was then the Undertaker with
> information given by a family member.
> I had a second look at the death certificate and found clues where to
> further my research.
> William SKEEN died 11 Jan 1895 Union Workhouse Stockport.
> Death registered in the Sub-district Stockport First
> His Occupation listed 'Pavior Journey-man'of Bramhall
> Informant was A.G.HILL, Matron, Union Workhouse Stockport.
> Cause of Death- Bronchitis & Cardiac Dilatation. Certified by N.B. Bale
> M.R.G.S.
> Any advice as where to find information on the 'Union Workhouse
> Stockport' around 1895.
> Would anyone know what is a 'Pavior Journey-man' is. I thought it was
> 'paver' but the writing is clear and it is pavior.
> Many thanks
> Regards
> Marg
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