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From: "Caroline Bradford" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Occupation - Harp Makers Porter
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 13:53:19 +0100
I would imagine it was just what it said - he was a porter employed by a man
who made harps.
Hope this helps!
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> From: [mailto:essex-uk-
> ] On Behalf Of Helen Gulson
> Sent: 21 May 2008 13:42
> Subject: [Ess] Occupation - Harp Makers Porter
> In researching the 1851 census, one of my ancestors' occupation was
> "Harp Makers Porter". He lived in London (his wife came from Essex),
> and his next door neighbours on both sides were his brothers, also
> "Harp Makers Porter". Would anyone know exactly what this occupation
> was? I have "googled" this without any luck.
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