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Occupation

Postby KayFarndon » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:42 am

Does anyone know what a Singer collector, might be please? It is on a census return as the occupation of, Singer collector/Salesman.
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Re: Occupation

Postby ColinB » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:05 am

It comes up on various records as Collector Singer Sewing Machine Company or Collector / Saleswoman etc. Possibly collecting payments until the machine has been paid for in full ?
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Re: Occupation

Postby ColinB » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:08 am

Have a look at "Marketing " on this page :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singer_Corporation
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Re: Occupation

Postby KayFarndon » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:38 pm

Many thanks.
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