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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 1
"Accomptant to Cooper"



Accomptant:  Accountant
 accountant


Almoner:  Giver of charity to the needy

man smiling


Amanuensis:  Secretary or stenographer

woman typing


Artificer:  A soldier mechanic who does repairs

 soldier saluting


Baxter:   Baker

baker walking with pie


Bluestocking:   Female writer

woman typing


Boniface:   Keeper of an inn

 bartender


Brewster:   Beer manufacturer
man with beer


Brightsmith:   Metal Worker
metal torch


Burgonmaster:   Mayor

 mayor


Chaisemaker:   Carriage maker

baby in carriage

Chandler:   Dealer or trader; one who makes or sells candles;
retailer of groceries

vegetables on a weigh scale


Chiffonnier:   Wig maker

guy fixing his hair

Clerk:   Clergyman, cleric

cleric watching a butterfly


Clicker:   The servant of a salesman who stood at the door to
invite customers; one who received the matter in the
galley from the compositors and arranged it in due form
ready for printing; one who makes eyelet holes in
boots using a machine which clicked.

guy waving


Cohen:   Priest

priest waving


Collier:   Coal miner

miner chipping rock


Colporteur:   Peddler of books


woman holding many books



Cooper:   One who makes or repairs vessels made of staves &
hoops, such as casks, barrels, tubs, etc


barrel of water



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