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From: "Shona Young" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Occupation solved
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 22:20:26 +1000
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Mmm, now I am not sure about her mother stated as "Lodging House Keeper"!
Has made for an interesting discussion!
Cheers,
Shona

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Shona Young <> wrote:

> Paul has written
>
> "Shona,
> I hate to put a dampener on your findings but have just come across
> an
> interesting snippet re your dressmaker.
>
> She could have been a prostitute! see
>
> http://www.familyhistory.uk.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=74
> &Itemid=29
>
> -half-way down the page.
>
> Apparently this occupation was reclassified as the more proper dressmaker
> to
> hide their real job.
>
> Paul"
>
> Ye gods! Well, you just never know!
> You have made my day that much more interesting!
> Cheers (I think),
> Shona
>
>
>>
>> Hi List,
>> Many thanks for the usual high standard of responses to my query. We can
>> now
>> be pretty confident it is Dress Maker (dressmaker)!
>> Cheers,
>> Shona (Sydney)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>


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