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From: Anne Chambers <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Henry DAVIS - continuing jigsaw pieces - odd occupation
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 21:14:05 +0930
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Anne Chambers wrote:
> David and Pat Halliday wrote:
>> Just got a possible lead from the 1901 which says he was a "Hacker".
>> A browse through a number of "Old Occupation" sites insists that a
>> "Hacker" was a hoe maker.
>> Near the Elephant and Castle??? Come on - who's kidding who?
>> We definitely know that our Henry worked with horses and carts or cabs
>> for most of his adult life - and the word "hacker" also seems to have
>> a horse connection to me - almost as if he was a cab driver or horse
>> hirer or similar.
>> Any thoughts from anyone please?
> Possibly a transcription error for Hawker
> What's the reference ?
> Soputh Australia
Have just looked at the original - I think it is 'Hatter' and in
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