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 WHAT JOBS DID OUR ANCESTORS HOLD?


Here is a list of jobs with the title as known by
our ancestors / and the corresponding current title

JOBS PAGE 3
"Hillier to Monger"




Hillier:   Roof tiler 

roofer hammering on roof



Hind:   A farm laborer

farmhand chopping bushes


Holster:   A groom who took care of horses, often at an inn

cowboy grooming horse


Huckster:   Sells small wares

vacuum salesman


Husbandman:   A farmer who cultivated the land

farmer driving tractor


Jagger Fish:   peddler\par Journeyman One who had served his
apprenticeship and mastered his craft, not bound to serve a master,
but hired by the day

guy hired by the day to help with construction


Joyner/Joiner:   A skilled carpenter

carpenter working on house

Kempster:   Wool comber
sheep chorus line


Lardner:   Keeper of the cupboard
 
antique kitchen



Lavender:   Washer woman
woman with wooden yoke across back and carrying two buckets of water


Lederer:   Leather maker

leather holster with animated gun


Leech:   Physician

woman doctor on call

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Longshoreman:   Stevedore


man with clipboard watching conveyor belt full of boxes


Lormer:   Maker of horse gear

saddle



Malender:   Farmer

farmer holding pitchfork


Maltster:   Brewer

man with keg of beer


Manciple:   A steward

steward


Mason:   Bricklayer

brick layer smoothing bricks


Mintmaster:   One who issued local currency

man playing in pile of money


Monger:   Seller of goods (ale, fish)

man selling fish




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