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Please help me decipher this handwriting!

(63 Posts)
NickMyLipple Mon 18-Sep-17 21:13:47

It's an occupation circa 1881.

Thanks!

Fluffyears Mon 18-Sep-17 21:15:45

Something printer?

treaclesoda Mon 18-Sep-17 21:16:10

Would the second word be 'printer' maybe?

Inthecornerwatchingyoukissher Mon 18-Sep-17 21:16:56

Fishmongers something.

Talkedabout Mon 18-Sep-17 21:17:04

Fishmonger's porter?

justdontevenfuckingstart Mon 18-Sep-17 21:17:12

Second word partner?

Josiah Mon 18-Sep-17 21:17:23

Second word looks like Drifter!

NickMyLipple Mon 18-Sep-17 21:17:40

I think it's very possibly printer. First word I'm struggling with!

Smidge001 Mon 18-Sep-17 21:18:40

I don't think the second word is printer if you compare it with the bottom two which are definitely printers apprentice.

VanillaSugar Mon 18-Sep-17 21:19:42

Fehnanja's Printer.

AdaColeman Mon 18-Sep-17 21:20:12

The first word is Fishmonger's

NickMyLipple Mon 18-Sep-17 21:20:17

Yes, I noticed that and wondered if they'd written it wrong!

Ttbb Mon 18-Sep-17 21:21:36

Fist word look like fishmonger' second word looks like it starts with a P and has a t but definitely not printer.

treaclesoda Mon 18-Sep-17 21:22:17

It was looking at the apprentice printers that made me think it was printer, I thought they looked the same!

treaclesoda Mon 18-Sep-17 21:23:13

But now I've looked more closely I can see there is no 'i' blush

Josiah Mon 18-Sep-17 21:23:32

It's not on this list but there are some excellent job descriptions!

www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/old-occupations.php

AdaColeman Mon 18-Sep-17 21:23:48

Fishmonger's Porter

BoreOfWhabylon Mon 18-Sep-17 21:23:58

Fishmonger's porter.

NickMyLipple Mon 18-Sep-17 21:24:13

Could be fishmongers porter couldn't it?

Justmuddlingalong Mon 18-Sep-17 21:24:27

It looks like fisherman's porter to me too.

GrockleBocs Mon 18-Sep-17 21:25:00

Fishmonger's porter as pp said.

Josiah Mon 18-Sep-17 21:25:06

From that list

FISH FAG a female fish monger!

Imagine that on your CV!

NickMyLipple Mon 18-Sep-17 21:26:39

Or Fellmongers Pelter?

Dodie66 Mon 18-Sep-17 21:28:29

There is no s before the h

3EyedRaven Mon 18-Sep-17 21:28:39

Second word is definitely porter.

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