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4x great grandfather’s job????

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Tawny Report 2 May 2021 12:39

I was wondering if anyone could read what my 4x great grandfather William Graham did for a living? I can read the word yarn but not the second word.

William’s wife Rebecca Graham nee Foster died on the 7th October 1864 in Glasgow at the age of 66. Rebecca’s parents were William Foster and Alice Leitch this is also mentioned on the death record. On the record of Rebecca’s death it says what William Rebecca’s husband did but I can’t read it. Can anyone else?

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 2 May 2021 12:49

Where is the record, Tawny?


Tawny Report 2 May 2021 12:50

Scotland’s People. Sorry I only have access to a mobile phone so I can’t copy and paste.


ArgyllGran Report 2 May 2021 13:20

I've spent some credits and had a look at the record.

He was a "yarn warper" - someone who sets up the yarn on the loom, ready for weaving.


Tawny Report 2 May 2021 13:46

Thank you so much for looking.