fellmonger


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fellmonger

strictly a person who harvests wool from hides or dead sheep; common usage is person who deals in hides or skins of animals, especially sheepskins.
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With quantities of north Warwickshire coal moving through the siding for the mill, fellmonger and gasworks, it wasn't long before coal merchants saw the advantage of building a coal wharf.
Recreational fishing in the Yarra was threatened by the rapid industrialisation of Fitzroy and Collingwood (now inner suburbs of Melbourne) where fellmongers and slaughterhouses emptied effluent into the Yarra making it 'Thamesy' and allegedly asphyxiating native fish.
It has been bought by the West Yorkshire Fellmongers.
Even in its early days Newmarket was a complex infrastructural, social, and economic assemblage, attracting related industries such as meatworks, soapworks, tanneries, fellmongers, blood and bone manufacturers (Vincent, 1992), and their associated commercial and social infrastructure.
Virtually all the leases for twenty-one years of the feoffees' property in Loughborough after 1573 (from when they are extant) were received by urban crafts and artisans: two weavers, two fellmongers, two butchers, three carpenters, a glover, five shoemakers, a wheelwright, a fishmonger, and a tanner.