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  • #21
    Originally posted by Katarzyna View Post
    I have therefore no idea whether Joseph's unfortunate death at the young age of 28 was by accident or through disease. I don't even know where he is buried.
    So young, what a tragedy. The smith was quite rural, I guess they had a lot of agricultural clients. The brother of one of OH's ancestors was a journeyman blacksmith and ended up in court for stealing a "spud" (a type of spade) that he was supposed to be repairing.

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    • #22
      I wonder what week 2’s occupation will be?

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      • #23
        Originally posted by GallowayLass View Post
        I wonder what week 2’s occupation will be?
        Jill announced the next one in the first post - Laundry worker
        Carolyn
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        Researching: Luggs, Freeman - Cornwall; Dayman, Hobbs, Heard - Devon; Wilson, Miles - Northants; Brett, Everett, Clark, Allum - Herts/Essex
        Also interested in Proctor, Woodruff

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        • #24
          Originally posted by cbcarolyn View Post

          Jill announced the next one in the first post - Laundry worker
          Oops!

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