Saturday, October 8, 2016

Regular Jobs A-D

Here are a few regular careers:

Apothecary: druggist
Archivist: kept historical records
Barber-Chirurgeon: barber and surgeon; an 18th century law delegated the barber to cutting hair, shaving, dentistry and blood-letting
Blemmere: plumber
Buryeman: grave digger
Chandler: made and sold candles; retailer dealer in provisions, groceries and the like
Corn cutter: podiatrist [foot doctor]
Crocker: made and sold pottery
Crowner: coroner
Cutler: made, sold, sharpened knives, scissors and other cutting instruments
Dairyman: rented, owned, managed a dairy; sold dairy products
Disher: made bowls and dishes

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