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An occupation from the 1891 Census of England.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question:  I came across a curious occupation for my 53 year old ancestor in Manchester, England on the 1891 Census.  I am not entirely clear what he did for work with the occupation of "Mill - Apron man"?

 

Answer: The occupation of an "Apronman" was that of a mechanic.  In the world of industrial Manchester, England I am sure your ancestor was employed in one of the mills as a mechanic in the 1890's.


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