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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Grocer(Victualler)
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 23:39:49 +0100
In-Reply-To: <00cd01c150c3$d01d23e0$10293c3e@default>

In message <00cd01c150c3$d01d23e0$>, pgmartin
<> writes
>I have only heard of "Victualler" being used as part of two occupations:
>"Licenced Victualler" i.e.. Inn/Public House/Beer House/ Wine, Spirits and
>Beer Seller, or,
>"Ship's Victualler" who supplied food and drink to ships.

Some grocers had off licences for selling wine - and it is just about
possible that a lic vict ran a grocer's shop on the side.

Eve McLaughlin

Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society

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