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History of Sussex fishing fleets in the 1800s

by Terry Walls 3 days ago

My great grandfather is listed in various census as agricultural labourer or fisherman. In 1871, I found him on the census at sea. I am interested in finding out more about the fishermen who operated off the coast. Looks like they worked on the land for part of the year and then would go to sea. How can I find out more about these fishing operations?

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