Occupations – Links

Occupation Terms and related links for genealogy and family history

Occupations, UK and Ireland, occupations, Genuki: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Occupations.html

England and Wales, Glossary of Ranks, Professions, Occupations & Trades, GenDocs: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/hitch/gendocs/index.html

Museum of English Rural Life: https://www.reading.ac.uk/merl/

The Ag-Lab in England -1750é1860, Benbow website: http://winsomegriffin.com/Benbow/Rural_Life.html

Coal Mining History Resource Centre: http://www.cmhrc.co.uk/site/home

Mining Occupations, Durham Mining Museum: http://www.dmm.org.uk/educate/mineocc.htm

Medical Heritage of Great Britain, Bath & Wessex Medical History Group. Museum collections, Hospital buildings: http://www.medicalheritage.co.uk/index.htm

Italian occupations, with English equivalents, Genealogia Italiano: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mmange/itengocc.html

Old Occupations in Scotland, ScotsFamily: http://www.scotsfamily.com/occupations.htm

Medieval occupations, Canterbury Tales: http://mail.ab.mec.edu/~hs_library/docs/MEDIEVAL%20OCCUPATIONS.htm

Colonial occupations, United States: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sam/occupation.html

Tradesmen with tools, photos, mid 1800s to the early 1900s, The Superior Works: http://www.supertool.com/etcetera/photogal/photos.htm

Antique Farm Tools: http://www.antiquefarmtools.info

Belgium – Occupations (Dutch, English, French, German, Latin), Belgium-Roots: http://belgium.rootsweb.ancestry.com/sci/genealogy/occupations_00.html

French Occupations List: http://www.duprel.com/resaid9.html

French-to-English Translations of the Occupations Recorded in Genealogy Records Before 1775, French Canadian Family Trees: http://frenchcanadianfamilytrees.blogspot.ca/2008/08/french-to-english-translations-of.html

French, Les Métiers de nos Ancêtres [Crafts of our Ancestors]: http://www.vieuxmetiers.org

Old German Professions: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~romban/misc/germanjobs.html

Imperial Russian Occupational Terms, Doukhobor Genealogy Website:  http://www.doukhobor.org/Terms-Occupational.htm

Diseases of occupation from the legislative, social, and medical points of view by Thomas Oliver (London: Methuen & Co., 1908), Internet Archive:  http://archive.org/details/diseasesoccupat00olivgoog

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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