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Deciphering Occupations

Me again - sorry! I have two occupations in the 1881 census which I am having trouble deciphering.

It looks like 17 year old Kezia Thompson is working as a 'Button Ledger' ??

And, her younger brother, James aged 13 years old, is a 'Scrab Cutler' ??

Any ideas, please.

Re: Deciphering Occupations

Amend the surname to Oldham!

Re: Deciphering Occupations

Hi Audrey

I think it was the 1871 census where you found them.

I believe Kezia was noted as being a BUTTON EDGER
and James was a SCRAP CUTTER.

Hope that helps