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TABLER boarding house operator
TACKLER an over-looker of power loom weavers
TACKSMAN middleman who leased a large piece of land from the owner and sublet it in small lots
TAILOR one who made or repaired clothes
TALLOW CHANDLER made or sold candles
TALLY CLERK kept count of goods arriving or departing from warehouses, docks etc
TALLYFELLOW one who sold goods that were paid for in instalments
TALLYMAN one who sold goods that were paid for in instalments
TAN BARK STRIPPER collected the bark that was used in the tanning process
TANNER leather maker
TAPER WEAVER one who made the wicks for candles
TAPICER one who wove worsted cloth
TAPITER one who wove worsted cloth
TAPLEY One who puts the tap in an ale cask
TAPPIOLOGIST someone who taps the wheels of trains to check for cracks and flaws
TAPSTER bartender or barmaid
TAR BOY applied tar (as antiseptic) to sheep when they were nicked by shearers
TASKER reaper
TASSELER one who made tassels used in furnishings or nobleman
TAVERNER innkeeper
TAWER white leather maker
TAWYER white leather maker
TEAMER person in charge of a team of horses
TEAMER MAN person in charge of a team of horses
TEAMSTER person in charge of a team of horses
TEASER one who opens up matted wool for carding
TEEMER person who emptied grain from the cart or who poured the molten steel into the moulds
TEINTER artists who performs tinting
TENTER one who stretched the cloth on a machine while it was drying or looked after and maintained the machine used in the process
TENTERER one who stretched the cloth on a machine while it was drying or looked after and maintained the machine used in the process
TEXTOR weaver
THACKER thatcher
THATCHER one who covered roofs with straw or reeds
THIRDBOROUGH an under-constable
THRESHER one who separated the grain from the husks and straw
THROWSTER one in the textile trade who twisted the strands of fibre together into yarn
TICKET WRITER person (usually female) who hand wrote or painted the price tickets on goods displayed for sale and painted the signs that go up to make a window display
TICKNEY MAN sold earthenware from town to town
TICKNEY WOMAN sold earthenware from town to town
TIDE GAUGER monitored the state of the tide
TIDESMAN customs official
TIDE SURVEYOR monitored the state of the tide
TIDE WAITER customs official
TIEMAKER one who made wooden railway ties
TIGER small groom or pageboy in livery
TILER one who put tiles in place either on the roof or floor
TILLER farmer
TILLMAN ploughman
TIMES IRONER servant responsible for ironing the daily newspaper
TINCTOR dyer
TINKER travelling repairman
TINNER tin miner, tinsmith
TINTER artists who performs tinting
TIPPER one who put the metal tips on arrows etc
TIPPLER kept an ale house
TIPSTAFF policeman
TIREWOMAN female dresser, especially in the theatre
TIXTOR weaver
TOBACCO SPINNER maker of cigars
TODHUNTER employed by the parish to hunt foxes
TOE RAG who worked at the docks as a corn porter
TOILINET MANUFACTURER made toilinet (a kind of quilting)
TOLLER worked at the toll gate to collect fees for use of the road
TOLLGATE KEEPER worked at the toll gate to collect fees for use of the road
TOLLIE worked at the toll gate to collect fees for use of the road
TOLMAN worked at the toll gate to collect fees for use of the road
TONSOR Latin for barber
TOOL HELVER made tool handles
TOPMAN sailor who works in the ship's rigging
TOP SAWYER upper man in a saw pit
TOPSMAN head cattle drover
TOUCH HOLER one who worked in the gun manufacturing industry
TOW CARD MAKER one who made tow cards, used in the textile industry
TOWN CHABERLAIN one who looked after the towns affairs
TOWN CRIER one who made public announcements in the streets
TOWN HUSBAND employed by the parish to collect the money from the fathers of illegitimate children for their upkeep
TOWNSWAITER customs man
TOZER worked in the wool mills employed to tose or tease the cloth
TRAMMER young person who worked in the mines
TRAMPLER lawyer
TRANQUETER person who made hoops
TRANTER peddler
TRAPPER employed in the mines to open and shut the doors for the miners
TRAVERS toll bridge collection
TREENAIL MAKER one who made the long wooden pins used in shipbuilding
TREEN MAKER made domestic articles from wood
TRENCHERMAKER made wooden boards or platters for serving food from or cutting and slicing food on
TRENCHERMAN cook
TREPANGER one who used a circular saw to cut timber
TRIMMER trims a ship by re-arranging its cargo
TROACHER pedlar
TRONER weighing official at the markets
TROTMAN messenger
TROTT messenger
TROTTER messenger
TROUCHMAN interpreter
TROVER smuggler
TRUCHMAN interpreter
TRUGGER one who made long shallow baskets
TUBBER one who made tubs and barrels ie a cooper
TUBMAN English barrister
TUCKER cleaner of cloth goods
TUCKER IN maid who attended the bedroom and "tucked in the bedclothes"
TURNER gymnast, lathe worker
TURNKEY prison warder or jail keeper
TURNPIKE KEEPER worked at the toll gate to collect fees for use of the road
TURNSPIT one who operated the spit handle
TWEENIE maid who worked "between the stairs" she assisted the cooks and the housemaids
TWEENY maid who worked "between the stairs" she assisted the cooks and the housemaids
TWISTER one who operated the machine used for twisting yarns and threads together
TWISTERER one who operated the machine used for twisting yarns and threads together
TWIST HAND one who operated a lace machine

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