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From: "Bob Cunning" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] A couple of questions
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 01:35:50 +1100
Hello from Melbourne Sandra. The 1891 Census transcriptions List of
Occupations gives two meanings for ''Flesher'':
Or a person who worked in a tannery
HTH but I cannot help with the rest of your query
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From: "Sandra Edwards" <>
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 8:57 PM
Subject: [Ess] A couple of questions
> Steve and Jennifer very kindly looked up my Woodfine family in the 1841
> census. But this just leads to more questions!!
> Thomas' occupation is written as "Flesher". Could someone please explain
> what that is?
> At the top of the page the word "Borough" is crossed out and the word
> "Hamlet" is written above it. So the census was taken in the Hamlet of
> Moulsham/Monesham????? Very difficult to read. In the Parish of
> Chelmsford. My understanding is that a hamlet is a very small village.
> it possible that this hamlet no longer exists, perhaps eaten up by
> sprawl, and that is why I cannot seem to find it on my atlas?
> Many thanks for any ideas.
> Sandra Edwards
> Western Australia