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From: "David Halliday" <>
Subject: Re: Gout (Eleanor asked)
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 21:12:43 +1000


Just a long shot, according to how old all this is - but could the 'f'
actually be the old way of writing 'ss' making the word more likely to be
hairdresser?

David Halliday
----- Original Message -----
From: Eleanor Bahry <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 1999 12:25 PM
Subject: Gout


> My thanks to all who answered my question about a death certificate. I am
going with rheumatic gout, although I can't imagine how you can die from
gout.
>
> Now I have another one for you. On a marriage certificate the father's
occupation is listed as hair dr?f?n - at least that is how it looks. Any
guesses will be welcomed.
>
> Or can anyone give me the URL for occupations - I seem to have lost it.
>
> Thanks again
> Eleanor
>
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