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From: Jim Thompson <>
Subject: Re: [CON] Re: Water occupations
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 09:41:28 -0400
I seem to recall a Cornish giant who had quite a taste for eating
people's oxen. I have a photo taken in West Penwith of a farmer plowing
with oxen, and I know ox carts were in use.
Geoff Ford wrote:
> Hi Listers,
> Thank you to all who responded to my queries about the water
> occupation terms and especially to Mary for that great web-site. A
> wealth of info!
> The use of oxen in Cornwall is still something that interests me and,
> although I have had correspondence with Corinne and received a couple
> of comments from others, there has been largely a loud clang of
> silence! And can't find any book information either.
> Geoff Ford Sydney NSW
> Transcriber 1851 Census Kea and 1851 Census Feock
> Cornwall Online Census Project
> OPC for Kea Parish Church
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