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15-09-2007, 10:41 PM
Hello all,I'm trying to trace my Flaxman/Flexman family. On the 1851 census there is a Mary Flaxman living with the Shephard family at 24 Francis street,census no: HO107,Piece 1645,Folio 472, Page 7. Cann anyone read the occupation of Hard Shepard(head) and the occupation of his wife Martha. :confused:flyman? and depmaker? :confused:for me please.Thank you.Kate.
16-09-2007, 12:14 AM
I'm sure someone will;)
16-09-2007, 7:45 AM
16-09-2007, 2:29 PM
And before you ask what a flyman did :) -
16-09-2007, 3:19 PM
Hi Pam and Ruth
Thank you, fancy that, a driver of light vehicles, never heard them called that before, and I thought his wife was a dressmaker.
19-09-2007, 3:03 PM
A Flyman was a bit like a modern day taxi driver, taking people on short trips,
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