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An ancestor who was a Collier in 1881, not a Collie.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
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Question: In a UK Census from 1881, my ancestor is listed as a "collie" for an occupation.  I can not determine what this was, can you help me?


Answer: I strongly believe that this census has an error.  It is more likely that his occupation was that of a "Collier".  This was some who was in charge or making or supplying coal for sale.


Posted by David Lambert at 04/24/2012 11:12:25 PM | 

I have been interested in this topic for quite some time. I have been researching it for a couple of hours and found your post to be very interesting. Cheers.
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