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Occupation help please!

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Occupation help please!

Posted: 7 Nov 2012 2:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: BUCHANAN, RAE
Hello - I'm researching the Buchanan and Rae families in the Midlothian/Dunfermline area (at present) and I've come across a census entry I don't understand.

My GGG-Grandfather is listed at 18years old in the 1841 census as a 'curdrer app'.

I presume 'app' means apprentice, but what on earth was a 'curdrer'?? His family lived on a farm, if that's any help.

Thanks for any help!
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jay5701 7 Nov 2012 9:03PM GMT 
DonGillies61 7 Nov 2012 10:08PM GMT 
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