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From: "Shona Young" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Decipher occupation 1871 UK census
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 18:58:48 +1000
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Thanks Leith.....your explanation sounds spot on...am learning something new
everyday!
Cheers,
Shona

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Leith Friend <> wrote:

> Hi Shona
>
> It is Dressmaker with the first "s" made in the form of an "f" as was the
> custom
>
>
> Regards
>
> Leith Friend
> Hamilton
> New Zealand
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Shona Young" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2008 6:28 PM
> Subject: [nz] Decipher occupation 1871 UK census
>
>
> Hi List,
>> Wondering if anyone can decipher an occupation in the 1871 census for me
>> please. It's 1871 England census, Durham, Bishop Wearmouth, South Bishop
>> Wearmouth, District 16. Frances Ann YOUNG, daughter, aged 16...and ? maker
>> for occupation. The 1st letter looks like a "D". Her mother, Ann Norman
>> YOUNG (page before) is listed as a Lodging House Keeper. Can't see any
>> other
>> words on several of the pages that look like it.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Cheers,
>> Shona (Sydney)
>>
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