Shirley - Occupation of father

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Shirley has sent in a Birth Certificate for Alfred Phillips from 1847. She has decoded all of the certificate apart from the Occupation of the father in column 6 Shirley suggests:

"The second word is servant, but the first word is a mystery.  It appears to begin with a 'B', which is just like the B in 'Boy'" See the full image sent by clicking on the Large View link in the blue box above..

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Columns 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
No. When and where born Name, if any Sex Name and surname of father Name, surname and maiden name of mother Occupation of father Signature, description and residence of informant When registered Signature of registrar Name entered after registration
187 Thirteenth February
1847

1 Warwick Place
St. John's Southwark

Alfred Boy William Phillips Elizabeth Phillips
formerly
Tupper
The Mark of Elizabeth Phillips
Mother
1 Warwick Place
St John's, Southwark
Seventeenth
March
1847
John
Benster

Registrar

 

ChrisnJayne 2002
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