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Full Sizer Widower

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Hi Joan,

After having another look at it, it could be part of their occupation:confused:

Francis George Wilkinson - full Sizer Widower of Blackburn
Ellen Jackson - full Servant Spinster of Salford, Blackburn

There are a couple more entries that have full infront of the occupation
such as full Weaver. Tho i wonder why they are noted as full:confused: Maybe they are qualified at that particular job:confused:

Thanks Joan:biggrin:
 

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Hi Joan,

After having another look at it, it could be part of their occupation:confused:

Francis George Wilkinson - full Sizer Widower of Blackburn
Ellen Jackson - full Servant Spinster of Salford, Blackburn

There are a couple more entries that have full infront of the occupation
such as full Weaver. Tho i wonder why they are noted as full:confused: Maybe they are qualified at that particular job:confused:

Thanks Joan:biggrin:
Full age....meaning over 21...sizer maybe?
 

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It's simple - there is no punctuation.

Full = full age = 21 and over and next one is occupation

sizer = Applied size to cloth in manufacture and next one is status
sizer = Applied the size to cloth or worked in a paper mill

Widower
 

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I think it's full time Gibbo - LOPC has full sizer
(is that where you found it?) and census just sizer.

Surprised Steve hasn't posted here ;)

Hi Woody :biggrin: How you doing?

Yes thats where i found it.
I was looking for something and ended up in there and couldnt work out what it meant and it had me confused:rolleyes: Dont take much to confuse me sometimes:biggrin:
 

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Wow Gibbo - fast workers your lot :biggrin:

Just realised that in 1851 census Francis George is single and by July 1852 he's remarrying as a widower :eek:

Not my lot Woody, i was looking for something else and was in the wrong area anyway but since i was in there thought i would have a sticky:biggrin:
 

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It's simple - there is no punctuation.

Full = full age = 21 and over and next one is occupation

sizer = Applied size to cloth in manufacture and next one is status
sizer = Applied the size to cloth or worked in a paper mill

Widower
Thanks Dave. I will sleep tonight now:biggrin: It was driving me nuts:rolleyes:
 
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Well done Dave for full age :biggrin:
Postings reckon the rest of us might never make full age, we're still in the school yard :2fun: :2fun:

Apologies Gibbo, should have known my lady mate would be from a more sedate background
 

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Well done Dave for full age :biggrin:
Postings reckon the rest of us might never make full age, we're still in the school yard :2fun: :2fun:

Apologies Gibbo, should have known my lady mate would be from a more sedate background

Hi Woody,
Dont believe what Steve said in #13 on here:biggrin: He wouldnt know how to behave even if he tried:rolleyes: If we had a naughty corner he would be in there on his own most of the time to. He'd be like a yo yo wally corner to naughty corner etc etc:2fun::2fun:
 

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You're not wrong Gibbo ;)
Bet he was in school detention so often he took his pyjamas in his satchel :2fun: :2fun:
I'll have you know, I only had detention once. And I was innocent, and didn't deserve it.:p:p

Just because some lad swallowed a piece of chalk I threw at him, I can't be blamed for him eating in class.:mad:
And it cured his indegestion, so I wuz 'fitted up' guvner.;):)

AND.....I bet Woody & Gibbo weren't strangers to detention either. You trouble makers can't be all innocent.:rolleyes:


Steve.:)
 

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