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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Occupation query LABOURER IN OIL CAKE FACTORY
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2003 22:34:54 +0100
In-Reply-To: <006101c3788a$1d23a0c0$8c2287d9@sigmasi>

>One was according to my search a Labourer in a Cake Factory so I thought - ah ha
>- he worked in a bakery - I then bought the image and found that it says he was
>a Labourer in an Oil Cake Factory. Now does anyone know what on earth that was.
oilcake was winter cattle food - someone had to extract it and convert
it to edible chunks for the critturs to eat.

Eve McLaughlin

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

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