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    1800s Occupation

    Super! Thanks
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    1800s Occupation

    Was that from a newspaper in 1800s?
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    1800s Occupation

    That could very well be it Pedrocut ! I had to look that up to see if it could be a fit. And it seems it does, as he worked in Iron through the rest of his life. "These passed flat bars between rolls to form a plate of iron, which was then passed between grooved rolls (slitters) to produce rods...
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    1800s Occupation

    My great, great-grandfather's occupation on his marriage certificate is unreadable to me. That could be a lack of comprehension of 1800s occupations. Can anybody help me figure out what this Rank or Profession says? Greatly appreciated! :)
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    Smethwick

    Thomas Sidaway married first, Louisa Weaver and later married Rosanna Weaver.
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    Apprenticeships

    Noodles - Thank you for all the interesting information. Did you find the details of your relative through apprenticeship research. I am trying to find such information for my Great-grandfather. Could you tell me where I would find information on his apprenticeship?
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    Smethwick

    Thank you Rosie, that is a help. The family were on Pope Street, St. George Street, Oxford Road and Kimberley Road. I will attempt to contact the Smethwick Library Archives.
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    Smethwick

    Oldbrit, There were Crump married into our family. Down from Weaver and Sidaway. Is that your line?
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    Smethwick

    New to the site and unfamiliar with much of the areas, (Civil parish: Harborne, Ecclesiastical parish: St Matthew, Town: Smethwick, County: Worcestershire, Registration district: Kings Norton, Sub-registration district: Harborne) - not sure where I would be best to look sometimes with that long...
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    Smethwick

    Hello Dragon I am new to this site, and in contact from Canada. I am researching family from the Smethwick, Cradley, Brierly Hill, Brown Hills areas. I have Weaver family, Harriet (b. 1826) from William. Married to Brooks and from there into the Lee family. Who are your Weaver family...
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