What's his line?

- he collects oyster shell grit.


Mr C.W. Prigg, 64 year old West Mersea councillor, has an unusual job and he's been doing it for over 40 years. He collects oyster shell grit - some from the beaches, some from the fishing boats. It is despatched to various poultry farms all over the country. 
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What's his line?
- he collects oyster shell grit.

Mr C.W. Prigg, 64 year old West Mersea councillor, has an unusual job and he's been doing it for over 40 years. He collects oyster shell grit - some from the beaches, some from the fishing boats. It is despatched to various poultry farms all over the country.


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