Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - MY ANCESTOR WAS A BUTCHER -

DEAD SALES­MEN Men who sold meat sent from Scot­land and else­where which had al­ready been slaugh­tered BLOCK OR­NA­MENTS The trim­mings from joints of meat sold for just two or three­pence, also called ‘pieces’ SMALL GOODS A term used to de­scribe all kinds of pork prod­ucts, for ex­am­ple, hams and ba­con

HAWK­ING BUTCHER A for­mer butcher or jour­ney­man butcher who bought raw meat cheaply and sold it on to pubs

BUTCHER’S BLOCK A three- or four-legged thick wooden ta­ble on which butch­ers chopped up car­casses into joints

OF­FAL The ed­i­ble parts of an an­i­mal in­clud­ing the en­trails, head, tail, heart and liver

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