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William Field, Farmer of Eckington (1893) - more please, the sillier, the better.

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William Field, Farmer of Eckington (1893) - more please, the sillier, the better.

My grandson is called William Field!

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At High Storrs School in the 70s there was a home economics teacher called Ms Kitchen

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William Field, Farmer of Eckington (1893) - more please, the sillier, the better.

1841 Census.

Mary SILLY, 16 1825 Barker Pool, Sheffield,

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Samuel Hogg, Butcher, 261 Sharrow Vale Road & 7 Broomspring Lane; home 73 Junction Road (1911)

I was hoping to fing Mr Lambcutlet or Mr Barnsley Chop

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George Kilham, Butcher, 96 Duke Street, Park (1911)

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Hall Tongue, Butcher, Bottom of White Croft (1787)

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Clifford Bacon, Butcher, 253 Heavygate Road & 441 Spring Vale Road (1925)

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Samuel Spratt, Fried Fish Shop, 12 Matilda Street (1911)

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William Edward Fry, Fried fish dealer, 507 Penistone Road (1911)

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Fred Worme, Fried fish dealer, 55 Sorby Street (1911)

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Frederick Flatt, Fishmonger, 709 Abbeydale Road (1919)

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William Barber, Hairdresser and tobacconist, 68 Westbar (1849)

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James Gell, Hairdresser and perfumer, 172 West Street (1849)

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Frederick William Parkin, Baker, 9 Fowler Street (1911)

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William Bakewell, Baker, 9 Broad Lane (1833)

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Arthur Parkin, Baker, 151 St Philips Road (1919)

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Isaac Sadler, Leather cutter & seller, 80 South Street (1841)

Close enough ...

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George Norman Acroyd Pitt, Mining engineer, 261 Abbeydale Road South, Dore (1925)

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Given that so many surnames originate from the trades the person worked in, I wonder how many of the families of these people have been in the trade all along?

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Plenty of Browns, Greens and Grays but I thought this was interesting to mention :

Norman Orange, Painter, 11 Tannery Street, Woodhouse (1925)

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William Henry Lemons, Greengrocer, 22 Wood Street (1919)

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Possibly one of the most obvious...

Steel, Henry of Steel Peech & Tozer Ltd - steel manufacturer.

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Draper, Edmund - Linen and Woollen Draper

66 Fargate, Sheffield 1846

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Cutler, Hiram - Table knife manufacturers

Sheffield 1846

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