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From: "David Lamb" <>
Subject: Re: Old occupation - Linner -1698
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 07:40:12 +0100
Could the double n in "linner" possibly be a single m, making it "limer"? A
"white limer" plastered interior walls using a lime and water plaster. Or
perhaps it could be "mn", making the word "limner", a draughtsman or artist.
The only definition of "Linner" I could find was as a modern slang word,
meaning a late lunch/early dinner (rather like "brunch" - late
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jo Mason" <>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 8:21 PM
Subject: Old occupation - Linner -1698
> Please does anyone know of a good site for old occupations? I thought I
> had one & have tried a couple via search engine but not found linner.
> I am sure it is to do with weaving or cloth - his father was a webster
> (weaver) and the transcription of the marriage settlement of for Thomas s
> of Thomas FULLER & Mary REYNOLDS dau of Richard [SEAX}. I don't think it
> is linen as they were in Saffron Walden which was a wool centre. Claypit
> House, Gt Bardefield was the settlement 'gift'.
> Jo in Leics