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From: Tony Young <>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 19:32:31 +0000 (GMT)

> I have an ancestor who is listed on the census and on various certificates as
> a Farrier and Castrator !!!!!!!! Why on earth would a Farrier be Castrating ?
> As a man it makes my eyes water just thinking about it .
> Will (with his legs firmly crossed in DC)

Many (most?) working male horses were castrated (as many are today)

Tony Young

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