Index of occupations and status

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'Index of occupations and status', London Consistory Court Depositions, 1586-1611: list and indexes (1995), pp. 325-329. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117352 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.R.S.T.U.V.W.Y.

A.

Alehouse keeper, 1522–3, 1594

almsman, 229

apothecary, 573, 602

apprentice, 261, 297, 449–50, 454–5, 543, 667, 718, 774, 799, 958, 1474, 1530, 1743

archdeacon, 498–9, 1031

Attendant in the Queen's Court, 29, 31

attorney, 754

attorney in ecclesiastical cases, 781

B.

Bachelor of Arts, 1242, 1508–9

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 498–9, 1285

bag-bearer, 1206

baker, 180, 222, 571, 700, 718, 1239, 1634, 1675; brown baker, 76, 1051; white baker, 418, 457, 894, 1048, 1410

barber, 619, 925–6, 985, 1102, 1247, 1341, 1422; Barber Surgeon, 671, 1020, 1071, 1505, 1647

basketmaker, 785, 802, 967, 1680

Bishop of London, 479, 656

blacksmith, 109, 251, 355, 601, 641, 1157–8, 1171, 1211, 1222, 1522–3, 1603, 1607, 1613, 1681

bladesmith, 100

boxmaker, 582

brewer, 896, 973, 1047, 1125, 1164, 1523, 1586, 1632

bricklayer, 1382, 1385, 1426, 1529, 1599, 1667

brickmaker, 814, 1730–1

brown baker, see baker

butcher, 78–9, 446, 500, 794, 1002, 1120, 1124, 1135–6, 1259, 1261, 1276, 1322, 1349, 1372–3, 1443–5, 1487, 1527, 1562, 1636

butler, 282, 303

buttonmaker, 821, 886

C.

Callmaker, 295

candlemaker, 286

candleseller, 286

carder, 46

cardmaker, 542–3, 706

carman, 838, 1289, 1292, 1387–8

carpenter, 7–8, 80, 94, 317–8, 471, 790, 792, 828, 837, 839, 868, 909, 978, 983, 1055, 1219, 1314, 1344, 1359, 1363, 1530–1, 1575, 1673, 1684–5, 1695, 1704, 1713

casemaker, 304

chandler, 626, 635, 1362, 1597, 1687

chaplain, 341

cheesemonger, 1338

churchwarden, 347–9, 351–7, 424, 1575–7, 1787; parish warden, 1693

citizen, 215, 453, 707, 1088–9, 1647, 1727

cleric, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 41, 49, 75–7, 95–6, 101, 104, 132, 136–7, 140–6, 153, 156–9, 201–2, 204, 225, 259– 60, 265, 274, 277, 294, 333, 338, 346, 350–7, 368, 374–7, 380–2, 400, 417–9, 422, 432, 434, 441, 462–5, 476, 479, 498–9, 507–8, 520, 522, 530, 556, 585, 603–5, 634, 647–50, 675–6, 714, 757–8, 808, 822–3, 845–6, 849, 914, 919, 921, 925, 927–9, 935–6, 941, 943, 965–7, 970–2, 989–91, 995, 997, 999, 1007–8, 1016–7, 1040, 1073–4, 1114, 1225, 1283–4, 1299, 1302, 1307, 1354, 1356, 1358–9, 1379, 1394, 1409, 1422, 1432–3, 1511–2, 1540, 1560, 1588, 1604, 1646, 1651, 1659, 1749, 1760, 1765, 1768, 1772–3, 1776, 1787

clerk, 1495–6, 1560

Clerk of the Commissary, 478

Clerk of the Peace, 1495–6

Clerk of the Queen's Privy Council, 562

Clerk of the Registrar, Queen's Lord Commissioner, 400

Clerk of the Rolls, 1495–6

clockmaker, 1456–7

clothier, 427–8, 432, 438

clothmaker, 1437

clothseller, 215

clothworker, 73–4, 82–3, 221, 352, 399, 421, 449–50, 454–5, 468, 567, 580, 633, 797, 809, 938, 947, 988, 1003, 1126, 1147, 1162–3, 1169, 1201, 1238, 1315, 1317, 1404, 1435, 1464, 1466–7, 1539, 1676, 1712

coachmaker, 1623

coachman, 980, 1493

cobbler, 644, 1381, 1383

collarmaker, 786, 1096

comber, 1186

cook, 85, 302, 975, 1111, 1282, 1622, 1628

cooper, 308–9, 354, 563, 669, 957–8

coppersmith, 362, 420, 1535

cordwainer, 363, 392, 395, 459, 1103, 1287, 1546, 1570, 1592, 605, 1640, 1643, 1662, 1693–14, 1698, 1711, 1783

Countess of Darby, 1100

curate, 23, 118, 486, 812–3, 858, 927–8, 1084, 1242, 1280, 1508–9, 1585

currier, 796, 1165–6

cutler, 394, 480, 497, 528, 1023, 1067, 1080, 1093, 1099, 1110

cutter, 1304, 1327, 1564–5

D.

Descendant, 1293

distiller, 1145–6, 1355, 1371

doctor, 861, 918, 920, 1224, 1226–7; legal, 1318; medical, 211–8

domestic servant, 268, 310, 356–7, 431, 477, 479, 646, 656–7, 701, 761, 1397, 1426, 1462, 1474, 1479, 1710, 1734–5, 1747

domestic serving maid, 562, 1435, 1473, 1488

draper, 478, 719, 771, 854–5, 874, 946, 1049, 1130, 1150, 1228, 1645

drawer, 192

drayman, 1092, 1709

drover, 738

dyer, 795, 864, 930–1, 1468

E.

Earl of Lincoln, 1057

Earl of Worcester, 1525

elder, 999, 1084

embroiderer, 805, 984, 987, 1001, 1702

Esquire, 152, 414, 469, 487, 598, 609, 704, 729, 743–4, 759, 761, 1107, 1113, 1241, 1312

F.

Farmer, 33, 89–92, 99, 108–10, 131, 147, 180, 183, 198–9, 208–9, 247, 253, 312–3, 416, 491, 526, 756, 862, 998, 1198, 1205, 1417, 1419, 1430, 1498–9, 1511–2, 1544, 1561, 1609, 1612, 1614, 1616, 1618, 1657, 1679

farrier, 286, 458, 1098, 1193–7, 1518, 1521, 1573, 1594

feltmaker, 819, 908, 1324, 1391, 1699–1700, 1719

fisherman, 845

fishmonger, 60–1, 453, 1060, 1176–7, 1263, 1332, 1353

fletcher, 447, 539, 541

footsoldier, 1525

founder, 596, 890, 1626, 1781; letter founder, 315, 322; metal founder, 612

Freemason, 1660

fruiterer, 610–1

fustianweaver, 1366

G.

Gardener, 58–9, 869, 1479, 1701

Gentleman, 29, 31, 51, 63, 102–3, 105, 111–6, 134, 138, 151, 169, 175, 181, 216, 257, 278, 280–2, 293, 313, 330, 333, 337, 342, 348, 350–1, 400, 411, 452, 477, 488, 494–5, 504–5, 513, 566, 625, 627–8, 654, 692, 697, 700, 703, 705, 719, 724, 730–1, 741–2, 750, 754, 760, 767, 770, 788, 840, 844, 880, 888, 901, 916, 923, 1006, 1019, 1022, 1033, 1036, 1043, 1053, 1058–9, 1061, 1094, 1101, 1183, 1220, 1262, 1305, 1313, 1353, 1355, 1358–9, 1367, 1495–6, 1498–9, 1507, 1566–7, 1671–4, 1679, 1682–3, 1690, 1705, 1742, 1753, 1756, 1771

girdler, 393, 591, 642, 775–6, 887, 910, 1504, 1513, 1600

glazier, 386, 398, 419, 440, 1202–3, 1253, 1255, 1335, 1342

glover, 1361, 1423, 1692

goldsmith, 213, 323, 353, 1021, 1405, 1556–7, 1659

graver, 1083

grocer, 347, 872, 897, 899, 948, 1035, 1188, 1190, 1232, 1264, 1425

Guardians of the Lawsuit, 1293, 1368–9

H.

Haberdasher, 110, 195, 297, 405, 445, 467, 474–5, 549, 574, 691, 716, 727, 741–2, 763, 857, 865, 867, 895, 914, 962–3, 979, 986, 994, 1204, 1209, 1252, 1309, 1333, 1336, 1455, 1517, 1533, 1536, 1638, 1726

handlemaker, 826

hatbandmaker, 307

hosier, 299, 772, 774, 801, 820

Hospital custodian, 808

hospitaller, 262

housekeeper, 1057

husband, 24–7, 122, 235, 487–93, 1025–6, 1057, 1068–72, 1102, 1113, 1298, 1546–9, 1669

husbandman, 1–2, 15–6, 19–22, 35–7, 42–3, 47–8, 98, 104, 115–6, 140, 223, 230, 250, 254, 291–2, 345, 374–7, 380–2, 439, 451, 464, 502, 533, 538, 540, 577, 604, 615–6, 695, 735, 737, 920, 953, 1009, 1011, 1075–8, 1352, 1358, 1574, 1577, 1609, 1612, 1728, 1744

I.

Informer in the Exchequer, 1655

innholder, 726, 932, 1149

innkeeper, 1418

ironmonger, 707

J.

Joiner, 189, 191, 401, 412, 485, 512, 588, 631, 789, 791, 1304, 1327, 1338, 1450, 1475, 1564–5, 1627, 1649, 1688, 1703

K.

Knight, 268–9, 330, 1241–3, 1262, 1266, 1560, 1659

Knight Marshall Man, 1424

Knight of the Court Rolls, 1206

knitter, 45–6, 194, 1521, 1584, 1759

L.

Labourer, 145, 177, 564, 717, 1066, 1095, 1109, 1192, 1218, 1250, 1254, 1272, 1323, 1326, 1454, 1595, 1598, 1745, 1759

labouringman, 13–4, 312, 556, 576, 578, 904–5

Lady, 1100, 1241–3, 1262, 1266, 1561

laundress, 1203, 1342, 1529

lawyer (by profession towards the Common Law), 133

leatherdresser, 1140, 1547

leatherseller, 360, 408, 659

letter founder, see founder

lighterman, 1311

linendraper, 977, 1654

linenweaver, 1593

litterman, 1396–7

locksmith, 956

Lord, 479, 656, 1525

Lord Chamberlain, 29

Lord Governor, 162

lorimer, 30, 1718

M.

Maiden, 106, 152, 244, 280–2, 364, 409, 487, 532, 817, 955, 981, 1092, 1138, 1178–9, 1260, 1268, 1384, 1458, 1479, 1510, 1521, 1566–7, 1633, 1708

maltmaker, 388

maltman, 816

man, 240, 397–8, 401–4, 547, 651, 732, 988

mapmaker, 1576

mariner, 663, 686–8, 1091, 1141–4

marshman, 696

Master, 29, 67, 85, 118, 127, 132, 162, 169, 228, 258, 294, 310, 313, 351–7, 368, 374–7, 380–2, 400, 417–9, 431, 462–5, 471, 499, 521, 562, 667, 707, 729, 750, 761, 808, 813, 849, 861, 918, 920, 931, 941, 953–4, 964–9, 989–91, 995, 999, 1075–8, 1224, 1226–7, 1258, 1343–8, 1409, 1442, 1462, 1495–6, 1540, 1560, 1566–7, 1588–9, 1729, 1743, 1772

Master of Arts, 736, 999, 1084, 1406

mealman, 224; oatmealman, 1056

medical doctor, see doctor, medical

mercer, 77, 572, 850, 949, 977, 1550

merchant, 211–2, 214, 217, 589, 666, 1403, 1488, 1545, 1621

Merchant Taylor, 243, 267, 305, 321, 332, 385, 396, 413, 436–7, 516, 535, 643, 711, 753, 762, 806, 815, 866, 873, 1062, 1133, 1139, 1210, 1214, 1230, 1251, 1256, 1269, 1275, 1288, 1368, 1701

metal founder, see founder

midwife, 56–7, 173, 518, 1081, 1111, 1725

milliner, 1471

millwright, 1620

minister, 859

mistress, 751

moneyer, 871

musician, 326, 483, 1476–7, 1504, 1513, 1602, 1625, 1782

N.

Nailsmith, 1481–5

Notary Public, 508, 913, 924, 933

nurse: dry nurse, 220; keeps children, 1399; keeps sick folk, 45, 286; keeps women when they lie in childbed, 1586

O.

Oatmealman, 1056; see also mealman

P.

Painter-Stainer, 595, 1121

parchmentmaker, 882

parish clerk, 482, 605, 836, 846, 1085, 1243, 1348, 1411

parish warden, 1693

paviour, 1215, 1277

pewterer, 75, 645, 804, 1037

plaisterer, 176, 773, 1478, 1631

plumber, 87, 1278

porter, 684, 822–3, 1257, 1290, 1367, 1486, 1561

poulterer, 220, 511, 1069

Prince of Wales, 1525

printer, 1453

proctor, 310

Proctor General, Court of Arches, 628

Professor of Sacred Theology, 264, 519, 904–6, 915, 1031, 1104

R.

Rector, 2, 4–6, 8, 10, 16, 22, 44, 75–7, 112, 188, 201–2, 204, 225, 259–60, 274, 277, 287, 294, 337–8, 342, 347–9, 462–4, 506, 585, 675–6, 690, 715, 745–6, 915, 1331, 1461–2, 1470, 1639

reedcutter, 966

Ruler of the Waterbearers, 591

S.

Saddler, 689, 1052, 1131, 1223, 1727

sailor, 320, 361, 568, 623–4, 834, 842–3, 870, 1400–1, 1551, 1555, 1658, 1732–3, 1738–9

salter, 1148, 1286, 1294, 1301, 1306, 1328, 1360, 1427

sawyer, 1010, 1218, 1254

scabbardmaker, 1386

schoolmaster, 139, 736, 968–9, 1407, 1683

scriptor, 922, 934, 992, 1274

scrivener, 713, 745, 803, 898, 1369

sealmaker, 1365

seamstress, 1486; keeps a seamstress' shop, 1513; makes her living with her needle, 1399, 1520; sews, 194, 1521; sewster, 193

Sergeant of Arms, Exchequer, 1538

servant, 29, 84, 108, 176, 244, 269, 280, 313, 330, 340, 364, 367, 400, 414, 499, 521, 581, 657, 667, 697, 707, 729, 774, 790, 798, 821, 832, 834, 931, 933, 946, 958, 977, 1000, 1089, 1100, 1112, 1130, 1193–7, 1223, 1260, 1286, 1301, 1311, 1314, 1316, 1525, 1530, 1566–7, 1731, 1738–9, 1743; see also domestic servant

servant to the Lord Chamberlain, 29, 51

serving maid, 85–6, 296, 579, 750–1, 818, 891, 975–6, 982, 1118, 1159, 1165, 1172, 1180–1, 1189, 1210, 1256, 1320, 1662; see also domestic serving maid

sexton, 144, 550

shoemaker, 555, 561, 749, 951, 1012, 1034, 1050, 1212, 1250, 1271–2, 1281, 1582

silkman, 1320

silkthrower, 1644

silkweaver, 583, 798, 875, 1081, 1122, 1160, 1180–1, 1412–3, 1415–6, 1652, 1655, 1746

silkwinder, 1702

Sir, 201–2, 204, 225, 268–9, 330, 414, 1206, 1241–3, 1262, 1266, 1560, 1659

skinner, 461, 952, 959, 1042, 1044, 1757

soldier, 950; footsoldier, 1525

spinner, 45–6, 448, 1521

spurrier, 1641–2

stationer, 587, 670, 1079, 1112, 1115, 1118–9, 1267, 1630

stepmother, 646

surgeon, 263, 1105, 1661, 1724; see also barber

T.

Tailor, 17–8, 26, 52–5, 178, 285, 306, 349, 389, 429–30, 472–3, 476, 493, 554, 559–60, 613, 618, 702, 710, 807, 824–5, 827, 829– 33, 863, 879, 937, 996, 1014–5, 1038, 1082, 1245–6, 1325, 1382, 1393, 1424, 1429, 1438, 1442, 1520, 1524, 1563, 1678; see also Merchant Taylor

tallowchandler, 799, 1408, 1516

tanner, 160, 252, 1025, 1526, 1595, 1619

thatcher, 1608, 1611

tilestriker, 1528

tinker, 849

translator, 1434, 1436, 1439–40

turner, 397, 403–4, 484, 496, 529, 811–2, 1463, 1534

U.

Upholsterer, 569, 667, 851

V.

Vicar, 3–4, 11–2, 67, 95–6, 119–20, 127, 140–3, 156–9, 422, 432, 434, 470, 507, 519, 647–50, 652–3, 766, 1005, 1031, 1154, 1173, 1285, 1358–9, 1431, 1588, 1596

victualler, 963, 973, 1248, 1316, 1523, 1624, 1640

vintner, 877–8, 1086, 1489, 1606

W.

Washerwoman, 194, 448, 960, 981, 1602, 1642

waterbearer, 597, 747–8, 892–3, 974; Ruler of the Waterbearers, 591

waterman, 261, 929, 1339–40, 1554, 1584, 1736–7

weaver, 372, 417, 425–6, 492, 503, 793, 940, 1088–9, 1153, 1185, 1249, 1273, 1494, 1624, 1665–6, 1668, 1677

wheelwright, 1007

white baker, see baker

widow, 25, 45–6, 86, 180, 193–4, 219, 222–4, 231, 237, 241, 256, 271, 280–2, 284, 296, 327, 331, 339–41, 358–9, 371, 433, 447–8, 465, 490, 518, 546, 565, 636–8, 640, 646, 658, 700, 712, 765, 772, 774, 784–5, 853, 856, 917, 954, 960, 995, 1026, 1032, 1070, 1090, 1134, 1137, 1155, 1167, 1184, 1191, 1213, 1217, 1262, 1270, 1303, 1334, 1364, 1370, 1397, 1414, 1428, 1472, 1480, 1492, 1540, 1548–9, 1552, 1601, 1610, 1637, 1670, 1673–4, 1715–6, 1752

wife, 64–5, 147–52, 167–8, 171, 176–9, 243–4, 262–3, 308–9, 378–9, 391, 436–7, 444–6, 467–8, 471–3, 495, 572–3, 620, 637–40, 651, 670–1, 741–2, 770, 842–3, 890–3, 909–10, 921, 925, 927–9, 937–8, 956–8, 1000–1, 1009–10, 1013, 1038, 1097–8, 1116–7, 1121–2, 1124, 1128, 1159–60, 1165–6, 1169–70, 1192, 1201–4, 1208, 1232, 1242–3, 1245–7, 1251, 1254, 1257, 1263–4, 1289–90, 1292, 1301, 1303–4, 1309, 1315–7, 1321–6, 1337, 1407–8, 1422, 1443–5, 1465–8, 1526–8, 1598–9, 1607–9, 1618–20, 1622–3, 1628, 1633, 1653, 1686, 1692–4, 1698, 1701–2, 1770, 1781–3

woman, 240, 401–4, 547, 988, 1003

women, miscellaneous occupations: does household business, 1521; dry nurse, 220; helps her husband in his shop, 1642; keeps children, 1399; keeps sick folk, 45, 286; keeps women when they lie in childbed, 1586; mends stockings, 1701; scours, 960; starches, 981; washerwoman, 194, 448, 960, 981, 1602, 1642

woodmaker, 157, 159

woodmonger, 912, 1310, 1390

woollen draper, 768, 800

woolman, 1068

worsted comber, 1398

Y.

Yeoman, 9–10, 32, 34, 38–40, 81, 96, 113–4, 135, 249, 335, 368, 383–4, 387, 402, 462–3, 466, 515, 524, 534, 548, 551, 557, 584, 592–3, 647–50, 655, 682–3, 693–4, 698–9, 709, 725, 733–4, 779–80, 808, 881, 900, 903, 906, 911, 918, 935–6, 961, 964–5, 989–91, 1028–9, 1057, 1063–5, 1072, 1174–5, 1206, 1221, 1237, 1265, 1321, 1343, 1350–1, 1392, 1462, 1490–1, 1519, 1532, 1537, 1578–81, 1615, 1629, 1729, 1740–1, 1750, 1754–5, 1758



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