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From: "ClayKing" <>
Subject: [Ess] Fw: Death Certificate
Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 18:16:38 +1200
Gold Hanger is a place in Essex,
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From: "pamhillier" <>
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 5:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Ess] Death Certificate
> Hi Marion,
> I cannot find a reference to "sheep dresser per ce" BUT I suspect it is
> similar (or another term for a sheep comber) that seperates the wool
> for spinning. There are references to a dresser, being a person that
> seperates the yarns or threads for weaving of cloth. This is what leads me
> to this assumption.
> I would say that it is quite common to have a 6 day wait for Registration.
> I have a death certificate of my grandfather and there is actually a 6 day
> gap between his death and the Registration, - died 8th Jan, registered
> January. bear in mind that funerals etc are arranged, doctors usually
> determining the cause of death. The family then would under normal
> circumstances register the death after all this is completed..
> As to his death and the person that signed the death certificate. I should
> imagine that he possibly died at work, perhaps the "gold hanger" is in the
> clothing industry as well, although I cannot find a reference to it.
> As to why NOT certified I have absolutely no idea, sorry.
> Cheers Pam from Adelaide.
>> Evening All,
>> Have just received the death cert for my ggg-grandad George Alexander
>> died- 24th May 1846 Goldhanger
>> age 64 & half
>> occupation- Sheep Dresser?
>> cause of death-Not Certified
>> a Sarah Champion made her mark,Goldhanger
>> registered- 30th May 1846.
>> My Questions
>> 1. How is it possible for a death certificate to be issued without
>> certification of a medical practitioner
>> 2. Is it unusual for 6 days to pass between death and registration.
>> 3. What is a Sheep Dresser
>> 4. Age is correct almost to the day so who is the informant, wife and
>> daughters were at home with George in the 1841 census
>> census 1851 neither Sarah his wife or Sarah his daughter had married
>> a Champion and were still resident at Chapel St,
>> Would appreciate any advice and your thoughts.
>> Thank you Marion N.Z.
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