wherry

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light rowboat for use in racing or for transporting goods and passengers in inland waters and harbors

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Robert Watson Boyd was born in Gateshead on September 20, 1854, the son of a wherryman (a coal-carrying tug on the Tyne).
Charger' Barton Turf Wherryman (16) Salmons 1870 William 'Bullets' Catfield 1878 Team man (17) and farm bailiff Miller Harry F.
He was born in Dunston, Gateshead in 1812 and worked at the Jarrow Pit, then as a ship's carpenter, as a cinder burner, and later as a wherryman.
Regarding the 'fresh singers' that Moeran met after the 1939-45 war, the retired wherryman was John 'Charger' Salmons (not 'Salmond').