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Stephen Simpson

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Posted - 10 April 2013 :  06:18:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
On my GG grandfathers marriage certificate it states his fathers occupation as Steward. Is anyone able to explain this occupation? It would have been around 1820- 1850 near Sorbie and the borders area.
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Harry D. Watson

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Posted - 10 April 2013 :  14:01:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It'll be a farm steward, somebody responsible for the general management of a farm.

Try looking for your GGG grandfather in the 1841 census, if you know where he was living, and see what it says there.

Harry
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Stephen Simpson

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Posted - 10 April 2013 :  23:48:57  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Harry, appreciate the response.
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