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Posted: 2 Jan 2013 4:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Annette,
Checked the 1881 cenus
1881 UK Cenus:
Robert Wall age 18, born Dublin
Living at 39 Union Street, at Victular(drink) William Bough
he is a postman, Marlebone Civil Parish, All Souls
other residents are Bar Man, Frank godden age 21 Bar Inn Hotel

Robert was a Potman
POTMAN was a merchant peddling pots of stout and porter. Porter is a type of beer which is dark coloured. The name came about in the 18th century due to the drink's popularity in London among river porters.
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