Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

9/10/2004

Professions from the past

A look at the jobs that once occupied Scots

Although many Scottish traditions have been around for generations the same often cannot be said of jobs with many trades disappearing altogether and others changing their names over the centuries.

If the besom maker had a bit too much to drink after the alewife plied her fares and found himself in a furious row with the costermonger that resulted in him getting a bloody nose then it is quite possible the caddie would be sent for the sawbones to set his nose straight again

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