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The Online Genealogist: What was a Boot Catcher?

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: What was the occupation of a Boot Catcher?

 

Answer:  A boot catcher was a servant who typically worked at an Inn or Tavern.  His job would be to simply remove the boots of visitors.

 

Posted by David Lambert at 07/25/2012 11:51:40 PM | 


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