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Masz

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19th century butchers shops
« on: August 15, 2008, 05:32:06 PM »
I am reserching my family history and have learnt that my ancesters owned butchers shops around Ladywood and Spring Hill in the 1800s. Does anyone have any info on what it would have been like to run a butchers shop, or any specific info on the Haxeltine family. Would love to hear from anyone with something interesting to tell me. Thanks Masz

Phil

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Re: 19th century butchers shops
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2008, 07:05:58 PM »
Hi Masz

Welcome to the forum, I'm afraid I can offer you no assistance. I have looked through my copies of Wrightsons Trade Directory for 1818 and also Slaters for 1846 and 1863. I could find no butchers shops in the name of Haxeltine.  Have you any idea of the years that these shops were operational.

Have you tried asking for information here,

http://forum.birminghamhistory.co.uk/index.php

They have a lot more resources for research than we do here, don't forget to come back and tell us how you have fared because you never know someone here may have that snippet of information you require.

Phil
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christopher

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Re: 19th century butchers shops
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2008, 03:45:20 PM »
Hi Phil,

The Birmingham History site looks a great one for people who are  interested in both family and local history.

Christopher