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From: "Margaret Cambridge" <>
Subject: Re: [YORKSGEN] 1891 census - Help with reading occupation
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 07:42:16 -0700
Looks like 'hair weaver' to me.
I hadn't heard of a hair weaver so did a google search and found it very
According to Old Occupations at http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/h.html a hair
weaver is a 'weaver of horsehair cloth'.
Also, hair weavers made mourning brooches woven from the hair of a loved
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Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 6:59 AM
Subject: [YORKSGEN] 1891 census - Help with reading occupation
If there are any list members with Ancestry subs could they take a look at
RG12/3814 Folio 89 page 21.? I am after the occupation of Annie CUNNIGHAM
the wife of Herbert she is aged 33 and he 34.? They have 6 children living
with them also.
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