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David Allen LambertNEHGS Online Genealogist
Question: In the 1871 Census in Scotland my ancestor is listed by occupation as a Pit Man. Can you explain what that is?
Answer: Your 19th century ancestor was no doubt a coal miner. Another term was a "pitman" for one who worked in the coal pits.
Posted by David Lambert at 05/15/2012 11:50:01 PM |