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Useful Websites - Occupations

Useful Websites - Occupations

A Dictionary of Occupational Terms: Ministry of Labour. Based on the Classification of Occupations Used in the Census of Population, 1921 London: HMSO, 1927 (online edition by Peter Christian, 2016)

Our ScotlandsPeople website's glossary includes a section on occupations. Our research guides cover records for coal mining, crafts and trades, customs and excise, education, lighthouse keepers and railways.

Click on the links below for other websites: