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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 4
"Muleskinner to Shrieve"



Muleskinner:   Teamster

mule with pack


Neatherder:   Herds cows

family of cows waving


Ordinary Keeper:   Innkeeper with fixed prices

inn


Peregrinator:   Itinerant wanderer

guy walking inside square box

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Peruker:   A wig maker

dog wearing long wig


Pettifogger:   A shyster lawyer

sleazy old man


Pigman:   Crockery dealer


a ceramist selling her pots


Plumber:   One who applied sheet lead for roofing
and set lead  frames for plain or stained glass windows.

stained glass peacock


Porter:   Door keeper

doorman


Puddler:   Wrought iron worker
hot branding iron


Quarrier:   Quarry worker

man made out of rock is walking


Roper:   Maker of rope or nets

pirate climbing rope


Saddler:   One who makes, repairs or sells
saddles or other furnishings for horses

saddle and other furnishing for it


Sawbones:   Physician

doctor performing surgery


Sawyer:   One who saws; carpenter

a carpenter sawing wood


Schumacker:   Shoemaker

shoemaker with pair of shoes


Scrivener:   Professional or public copyist or writer; notary public

woman writer


Scrutiner:   Election judge

judge waving


Shrieve:   Sheriff


cowboy with guns




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