Saturday, October 15, 2016

Assorted jobs

Bellman: town crier
Cartographer: map maker
Day laborer: hired out on a daily basis
Peddler, Hawker, Huckster: person who traveled around selling goods
Packman: itinerant peddler who sold goods carried in a pack
Schoolmaster/marm: teacher
Stapler: dealer in goods
Tinker: itinerant repairman of pots and pans
Tradesman: shopkeeper, skilled craftsman
Wakeman: night watchman

This puts the wraps on the jobs blog posts. If I missed on you have on your list check out "Colonial Occupations" [Rootsweb/] or "Index of Old Occupations." There are some more obscure professions that I didn't include.

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