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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 5
"Slater to Yeoman"



Slater:   Roofer

roofer hammering


Slopseller:   Seller of ready-made clothes in a slop shop

woman
 holding up two new shirts


Snobscat/Snob:   One who repaired shoes

a sparkling ruby slipper


Sorte:   Tailor

tailor measuring a dress


Spinster:   A woman who spins or an unmarried woman

strong woman doing excercise curls


Spurrer:   Maker of spurs

spurs


Squire:   Country gentleman; farm owner; justice of peace

justice of the peace


Tinker:   Am itinerant tin pot and pan seller and repairman

cook checking pot


Tipstaff:   Policeman

policman with shining light


Travers:   Toll bridge collection

man pulling money out of his wallet


Victualer:   A tavern keeper, or one who provides
an army, navy, or ship with food supplies

tavern with sign outside


Vulcan:   Blacksmith

blacksmith


Wagoner:   Teamster not for hire\

covered wagon being
 pulled by team <


Webster:   Operator of looms

factory


Wheelwright:  
One who made or repaired wheels; wheeled carriages, etc.

captains wheel


Whitewing:   Street sweeper

mayor


Wright:   Workman, especially a construction worker

construction holding stop sign


Yeoman:   Farmer who owns his own land

farmer hoeing his garden




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