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Doing one ,early 1800's style

A list of men who absconded from their families 1820

Transcribed by Caryl Williams

From Liverpool Mercury Friday December 1 1820

Absconded from their families

Name..................Trade.......age........Where Born

James DOWLING.....Hairdresser... ...45.........Dublin
Richard MURRAY.....Horsekeeper ....34..........Liverpool
Thomas PARRY.......Mariner......... 29..........Liverpool
William JONES.........Miller........40 .........Montgomery
Edw WARRINGTON bricklayer.........28..........Liverpool
Thomas HAWKE........labourer........70..........Isleman
Joseph DOYLE...........labourer.....48..........Ireland
Wm BAXENDALL........Carter..........30...........Liverpool
Wm WHITEHOUSE.....Joiner............37...........nr Ormskirk, Lancs
James GLOVER..........Mariner.......35..........London
Daniel JACKSON.........Mariner......26..........America
James HUDDLESTON...Nailer...........23..........Formby Lancs
Robert PUGH...............Skinner...42..........Wales
William JENKINS..........Cooper.....34..........Liverpool
Robert ROCKETT..........Filecutter..60..........Liverpool
Thomas LEIGHTON.......Brewer........48............Liverpool
James HILL..........Cordwainer......27..........Ireland
Richard EVANS......Mariner..........52..........Plymouth
Hugh McGINNIS.............Labourer........44..........Ireland
Joseph Joseph a mulatto........................Mariner......46......France
William Rubrook..............Cordwainer.....45......Germany
Henry HOLME.................Labourer.........35.....Scarisbrick, Lancs
Wm MANNERING............Tailor.............36......Hall Wood Cheshire
Thomas CARTER............Cabinetmaker..19..........Liverpool
John THROGMORTON......Mariner............32.........America
James AMMES.................Labourer..............31..........Liverpool
Robert BULLOCK...............Stonemason........23..........Liverpool
Josiah TIPLING..................Staymaker..........30......Liverpool
John CORRAN....................Blacksmith.........34.......Ireland
William HARPER.................Plumber Glazier..31.........Liverpool
W LAKE OR LACKEY..........Labourer............20...........Hale Lancs
John McDOUGALL...............Mariner..............43...........Cambletown
Scotland Edward LENNON..................Mariner..............46.....Liverpool
John McINTOSH...................Labourer............40.....Inverness
Scotland James WRIGHT....................Mariner..............35..........Whitehaven Cumberland
Wm BIRCHALL.....................Watchmaker......60.........Wigan, Lancs
James HAGAN......................Cordwainer.........50.......Ireland
James SCHOFIELD................Brushmaker.......30..........Liverpool
John WAGGOTT.....................Lamplighter........45.........Wales
Thomas CONNELLY................Mariner..............48........Ireland
Francis EDEN.........................Labourer............40...........Ireland
John CLIFFORD......................Tailor.................35..........Cavin Ireland
John SIMMONS A black man............................Mariner..............49......Island of Tortola
James CLARKE.......................Mariner................30......Plymouth
Richard HOLMES.....................Tailor...................56.......Yorkshire Geo Givin DUNN...................Bookeeper............37.........Liverpool
Hance NELSON..............Mariner............... 41.........Sweden
James HAMPSON............Carter..................45......Liverpool
Thomas LACKEY...........Tailor...................46........Hale, Lancs
Andrew PEET.................. Ostler.................77........Liverpool

The above persons have left their wives and families chargeable to the parish of Liverpool. Whoever will give information to the Churchwardens and Overseers, so that they may be apprehended, shall receive two guineas reward.

The above table as it appeared in the newspaper also contained descriptions of each man, height, hair and eye colour, complexion, remarks (e.g very stout, has a cast with both eyes


Shocked For Why ,and to Where were all these fellas getting off to in 1820...What the heck was  going on .  Laughing  Laughing
Barbie

Imagine the size f today's list!  Confused
Scousemouse

Free beer in Manchester Shocked
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It looks like that list must have been published by an early version of this :

https://www.gov.uk/child-maintenance/overview

q27  q27
Barbie

Laughing
Alice

What does 'has a cast with both eyes' mean?

Never heard that expression before!
Scousemouse

Alice wrote:
What does 'has a cast with both eyes' mean?

Never heard that expression before!

in old scouse gozy if its spelt right
brainbox

Alice wrote:
What does 'has a cast with both eyes' mean?

Never heard that expression before!


Alice maybe it means he Swings his Balls...................................Eyeballs of course

Laughing  Laughing
Alice

brainbox wrote:
Alice wrote:
What does 'has a cast with both eyes' mean?

Never heard that expression before!


Alice maybe it means he Swings his Balls...................................Eyeballs of course

Laughing  Laughing


Maybe!   Laughing

On the other hand it may mean that he has a turn in both eyes and they both swung in different directions!   Laughing

What funny terminology they used in those days!  Laughing
Barbie

Marty Feldman?  Shocked
Alice

Barbie wrote:
Marty Feldman?  Shocked


Yes that was who I was thinking of but couldn't remember his name!
Scousemouse

Barbie wrote:
Marty Feldman?  Shocked

Organ stops   that maches with balls Rolling Eyes

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