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From: Lynda Rooke <>
Subject: Re: [LON] DIBLE - Occupation
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:52:54 +0100
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Hi Listers, Many thanks for such swift replies. The concensus of opinion is that the occupation is Master Drover. I think maybe his son could have been an auctioneer or dealer in livestock and perhaps that would then tie in with his father's occupation. I had a possible census record for James Dible who was shown as a butcher. I think now that that is probably the wrong record because the marriage entry is definitely correct. Thanks to everyone for taking the time to look for me Lynda> From:
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> Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 12:16:17 +0100
> Subject: [LON] DIBLE - Occupation
> Hi there listers I am hoping some kind soul can help me to decipher an entry on the London Marriage Records for James Dible. He married Ann Elizabeth Harmer (nee Bendon) on 14th May 1855 at the Parish Church in Stepney. James occupation is a General Dealer but it is his father's occupation that I am trying to establish. It looks like "master Droben" which of course does not make sense. But now that my brain is telling me that is what it says, I cannot see any other alternative! Could someone have a look for me and tell me their interpretation? Many thanks Lynda
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