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Deal Carrier

Postby LizA77 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:27 am

My great grandad was a ‘Deal Carrier’ in Grimsby in 1911. Can anyone explain what this occupation is? Many thanks.

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Re: Deal Carrier

Postby AntonyM » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:37 am

Moving timber - "deal" is a term for wood, usually pine or other roughly cut planks of softwood.
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