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1861 Occupation


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RG9 Piece 2831 Folio 95 Page 50
Civil Parish: Great Bolton
County: Lancashire
Registration District: Bolton
Sub-RD: Bolton Western
ED: 7h
No of Schedule: 296
Address: 72 Blackburn St
Daniel Thornley Head Mar 23 Foundry Mechanic Ashton Under Lyne
Sarah A Thornley Wife Mar 23 C... ? Bolton
Mary A Thornley dau 2 Bolton
Betsy Thornley dau 1 Bolton

Occupation thanks. It's '...' on FS. Widow and Charwoman in 1871.

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I think it says Cotton although the t's haven't been crossed. Looking at the images of the pages either side the Enumerator often seems to omit the last o from cotton. However whether she was a Cotoon Winder, Cotton Piecer or Cotton Doffer, or did anything else with cotton we'll never know!

Thanks Emeltee.

That is probably it.

It's not Founder Mechanic and it's not Ashton Under Lyme. I fixed those two.

Ok, now I am confused. Is there a difference between Ashton Under Lyme and Ashton Under Lyne?

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parking map of all Ashton Under Lyme free car parks,

Moving and dignified scenes from Ashton-under Lyme, as a funeral procession takes place for 43 people killed in an explosion at a TNT factory.

Two names for same place or two different places?

Ashton-under-Lyne is a market town in Tameside, Greater Manchester
Doubt that. Latin is very rarely used in occ. Think it's Cottn = cotton but usually followed by another word.