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Friday, 8 July 2011

Trying to Figure Out What Your Ancestor Did for a Living?

Was your ancestor a Carter? A Legger? A Teamster? Old occupations can be a great source of information about your ancestors and how they lived. But cracking the definitions of the trades or occupations can sometimes be a challenge. Here's a link to a website with an alphabetical listing of old occupations. Have a look and see if you can figure out what your ancestor did for a living.

http://rmhh.co.uk/occup/index.html

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