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Occupation "Gentleman" on UK Marriage Records

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Occupation "Gentleman" on UK Marriage Records

Posted: 6 Mar 2013 1:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have come across a few Marriage Records where the bride or groom's father's occupation was listed as either Gentleman or A Gent. In none of these cases was the person a Gentleman in an upperclass sense of the word. Can anyone offer a learned explanation?
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JamesMarkCham... 6 Mar 2013 8:44PM GMT 
judithstracha... 7 Mar 2013 12:20AM GMT 
RebeccaMCantr... 14 Mar 2013 10:50AM GMT 
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