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Many websites give information about the various trades and occupations our ancestors followed. Apprentice records will list those who are indentured and the nature of the role. If you are seeking information in a specific occupation please try the Occupations search page.

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Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Am Baile - Highland History and Culture
Link:http://www.ambaile.org.uk/en/page/show_home_page.h...
Description:Am Baile - Highland History and Culture
Extra Info:Includes all sorts - such as Sutherland vehicle registrations from the early 1900's, Inverness golf club cards, Dornoch Jail records an much more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Apprentices Of Great Britain 1710-1774
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/apprentices-of-great-britain/
Description:Apprentices Of Great Britain 1710-1774
Extra Info:These records are abstracts from tax records kept by the Inland Revenue.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:BATSTONE One Name Study
Link:http://www.thebatstones.org.uk/OneNameStudy/index....
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Beamish Collections Online
Link:http://collections.beamish.org.uk/
Description:Online Collection from Beamish Museum
Extra Info:Includes photographs, advertising materials, trade catalogues and lots of information about the social history surrounding our ancestors.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Blacksmiths Index
Link:http://blacksmiths.mygenwebs.com/
Description:A Genealogical Index of Blacksmiths and Related Occupations
Extra Info:As well as blacksmiths, includes many other related occupations, also blacksmiths residing in asylums and workhouses.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:British Coastguards 1841-1891
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/Coastguards/
Description:British Coastguards 1841-1891
Extra Info:Includes place of birth and family details in many cases.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Steam Locomotive History
Link:http://www.steamindex.com/
Description:British Steam Locomotive History
Extra Info:Includes biographies of the civil and locomotive engineers and managers and information on the locomotives themselves. May not work properly in all browsers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Transport Police Website
Link:http://www.btp.police.uk/
Description:British Transport Police Website
Extra Info:Click on about us, then history. Includes details of some murders and a rogues gallery.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Dictionary of Scottish Architects
Link:http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/
Description:Dictionary of Scottish Architects
Extra Info:A database providing biographical information and job lists for all architects known to have worked in Scotland during the period 1840-1980, whether as principals, assistants or apprentices.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Link:http://www.mundus.ac.uk/
Description:Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UK
Extra Info:Index of missionaries and families with dates. Index of archives and where to find them.
Classification:School / Educational Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Glenurquhart & Glenmoriston, Inverness-shire
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Glenurquhart & Glenmoriston, Inverness-shire
Extra Info:A selection of transcribed records. Also known as the parish of Urquhart and Glenmoriston.
Classification:Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Highland Railway Company Database
Link:Highland Railway Company Database
Description:Highland Railway Company Database 1854-1900
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Inner Temple Admissions Database
Link:http://www.innertemplearchives.org.uk/index.asp
Description:Inner Temple Admissions Database
Extra Info:Online biographical information about past members of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four London-based Inns of Court. Many records include father's name and address.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Institute of Chartered Accountants
Link:http://www.icaew.com/en/library/historical-resourc...
Description:Institute of Chartered Accountants
Extra Info:An index to obituaries and photographs of individuals from 1874 to 1965. Also has some details about evolutions of the larger accountancy firms
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Institute of Chartered Accountants - List of Members 1904
Link:http://archive.org/details/listofmembers19000instr...
Description:Institute of Chartered Accountants - List of Members 1904
Extra Info:Online book. Lists the members in 1904 and details of their employment. Also includes some members practicing abroad.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:London Music Hall Database
Link:http://www.rhul.ac.uk/drama/music-hall/
Description:London Music Hall Database
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Maritime Memorials
Link:http://memorials.rmg.co.uk/
Description:Maritime Memorials
Extra Info:The National Maritime Museum memorial index includes records of monuments commemorating British people with maritime related work or careers and the victims of disaster at sea.
Classification:Newspapers, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:MILLIKEN, MILLIGAN and Related Surnames
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:MILLIKEN, MILLIGAN and Related Surnames Genealogical Research
Extra Info:Surnames of Millican, Milligan, Millikan, Milliken, Millikin, Mulliken, Mullikin, and Mulligan etc.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America
Link:http://www.themusichallguild.com/index.php
Description:Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America
Extra Info:Includes a database of artistes, many with photographs.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes New South Wales convict entry books, convict transportation registers, and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Extra Info:Online Merchant Navy indexes and records.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes medals awarded to merchant seamen in WWI and WWII, also an index to seamen's names 1860 -1867, and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war one. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war two. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Nursing in the Boer War
Link:http://www.boerwarnurses.com/
Description:Nursing in the Boer War - Nurses and Others Who Cared for the Sick and Wounded
Extra Info:Includes a database of nurses.
Classification:Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Old Occupations of England
Link:http://www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/...
Description:Old Occupations
Extra Info:Lists many old occupations and meanings, taken from census records.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.cartedevisite.co.uk/
Description:Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Information on photographers of Great Britain and Ireland from 1840-1940, their photographs, their studios and their customers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Police Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.policememorial.org.uk/
Description:The National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Awards for Gallantry
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Railway Workers Who Died in World War One
Link:http://www.nrm.org.uk/RailwayStories/WW1/main
Description:Railway Workers Who Died in World War One
Extra Info:List of over 20,000 railway employees who died in World War One. Includes details of the railway company they worked for, their military service and in some cases family information. May take a while to load.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Link:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Description:Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Extra Info:For many lists occupation, date of birth and address. Some have photographs.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Royal College of Physicians
Link:http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/
Description:Royal College of Physicians
Extra Info:Click on resources, library, then for historians and researchers for the Munk's Roll, a list of obituaries of past fellows.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Journals / Diaries
Title:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Link:http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/index.html
Description:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force for 1914-1919.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Link:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Description:Scotland Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories and Gazetteers and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society - History
Link:https://archive.org/details/cu31924013906825
Description:Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society - History
Extra Info:Online book.Includes a detailed history and lists many people who were involved in the society. Includes an index of names.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Roll of Service
Link:https://archive.org/details/rollofhonour1919scot
Description:Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Roll of Service
Extra Info:Online book. A list of all those who worked for the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society who served their country during WW1. With pictures of the fallen towards the end of the book.',
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scottish Footballers in the Great War
Link:http://www.oocities.org/gherriott/
Description:Scottish Footballers in the Great War
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the site. Most information seems to be available.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20080602101740/http://w...
Description:Scottish Genealogy Databases
Extra Info:The site is no longer running but is archived. If the site doesn't load clicking on the word impatient often works.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scottish Maritime Records, 1600-1850
Link:Scottish Maritime Records, 1600-1850
Description:Scottish Maritime Records, 1600-1850
Extra Info:Mainly an overview, but some names mentioned.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Ships in UK Ports in the 1881 Census
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/de/BobSanders/81Intro.htm...
Description:Ships in UK Ports in the 1881 Census
Extra Info:Also includes other on-shore establishments for mariners.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Society of Writers to His Majesty's Signet - Roll of Honour / Service
Link:https://archive.org/details/rollofhonourofme1920so...
Description:Society of Writers to His Majesty's Signet and Apprentices - Roll of Honour & Service
Extra Info:Online book. Covers 1914-1919. Includes biographies of each member.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The British Institute of Organ Studies
Link:http://www.bios.org.uk/
Description:The British Institute of Organ Studies
Extra Info:Click on National Pipe Organ Register. Contains details of 31,000 organs including 10,000 pictures and 260 sound recordings, with details of builder, current locations and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The British Tariff for 1862-63 (Customs and Inland Revenue)
Link:http://archive.org/details/britishtariff00unkngoog
Description:The British Tariff for 1862-63 (Customs and Inland Revenue)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a list of officers and clerks.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The Mills Archive
Link:http://www.millsarchivetrust.org/
Description:The Mills Archive
Extra Info:A permanent repository for historical and contemporary material on traditional mills and milling. Searching is free, but you need to a 'friend' of the archives to access more detailed information.
Classification:Newspapers, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The Stage Archive
Link:https://archive.thestage.co.uk/
Description:The Stage Archive - 125 Years of Stage History and News
Extra Info:The 170,000+ pages provide a rich and fascinating record of changing fortunes and fashion in the world of showbusiness. Subscription required for detailed information.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The Surman Index Online
Link:http://www.english.qmul.ac.uk/drwilliams/surman/in...
Description:Biographical Card Index of Congregational Ministers
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/trinity-house-calendars/
Description:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Extra Info:Covering the period 1787 to 1854, most of the papers are Petitions for aid, submitted by the seaman or, often, his widow. Also includes Apprentice Indentures and Miscellaneous Papers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Victorian Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.victorianphotographers.co.uk/
Description:Victorian Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Information about UK and Eire photographers from the period 1840-1940. The information is base mainly on two extensive collections - one of British and Irish portrait photographs and another of British trade directories.

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