Fabrics Repairer, 75475: “Repairs faults in textile fabrics.” (Loom fixer links here)
Hat Maker, General, 79310: “Makes men's and women's hats, using a variety of materials such as felt, silk, velvet and straw. May operate machine that stretches felt cones to form hat shapes.” (Hatter links here)
Ice-Cream Maker, 77550: “Makes ice-cream from milk, sugar and other ingredients”
Other Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Tile Setters, 95190: “This group includes bricklayers, stonemasons and tile setters not elsewhere classified, for example those who lay bricks, concrete blocks or shaped tiles to construct sewers or manholes or chambers for enclosing waterline valves; lay tile conduits to insulate and protect water and steam lines; rebuild and repair surface or constructional stonework for monuments; lay stone in embankments or water drains to prevent soil erosion; line ingot mould covers with firebrick mortar.” (ditcher links here)
Marble Setter, 95145: “Prepares and sets marble blocks and slabs to construct and cover floors, walls and other surfaces” (aka Marble Mason)
Musical Instrument Maker or Tuner, Specialisation Unknown, 94100.
Other Bleachers, Dyers and Textile Product Finishers, 75690: “This group includes bleachers, dyers and textile product finishers not elsewhere classified, for example those who dye unspun fibres, hosiery or knitwear; disentangle skeins of yarn after washing, bleaching, dyeing or other treatment; dry materials at any stage of treatment; remove fibre protrusions; stretch textile goods; press made-up goods; re-waterproof used goods; or size the warp” (Cotton Miller links here)
Physical Science Technician, Specialisation Unknown, 01400 (Laboratory Helper links here)
Ships' Deck Rating, Barge Crew or Boatman, Specialisation Unknown, 98100
Stone Cutter or Carver, Specialisation Unknown, 82000 (Stone Worker links here)
Supervisor and General Foreman (Food and Beverages Processing), 22665: “Supervises production activities of a distinct unit within an establishment in which foodstuffs and beverages are processed or manufactured on an industrial basis, and controls and co-ordinates the activities of the workers in this unit engaged in various occupations.” (Grain Inspector links here)
Tanner or Fellmonger, Specialisation Unknown, 76100
Wood Grader, 73270: “Examines dressed or rough-sawn wood and sorts it according to quality and size.”
Changed Mail/Letter Carrier, 37030 to Postman, 37030 as per HISCO: “Delivers mail along a regular route to private homes and business establishments after sorting it according to streets and street numbers.”
Deleted duplicate merchant, 41000 in favour of Merchant, 4100.
Changed Newspaper reporter, 15930 to Reporter, 15930 as per HISCO
Changed Engineer, 02990 to Other Engineers, 02990 as per HISCO: “This group includes engineers not elsewhere classified, for example those who study, design, develop, control and advise on processes and plant for the manufacture or processing of textiles, leather products, wood or paper.” (Inventor links here)
Changed Docker & Freight Handler, 97190 to Other Dockers and Freight Handlers, 97190 as per HISCO
Changed Messenger/Errand Boy, 37040 to Messenger, 37040 as per HISCO
Changed Herder, 62105 to Farm Worker, General, 62105 as per HISCO: “Performs a variety of tasks in growing crops and breeding and raising livestock.”
Changed Sheet Metal Worker, 87390 to Other Sheet-Metal Workers, 87390 as per HISCO: “This group includes sheet-metal workers not elsewhere classified, for example those assembling metal furniture and those specialising in installation of sheet-metal fixtures and fittings in ships.”. (Iron Smith links here)
Changed Streetcar Repairer, 84105 to Machinery Fitter, General, 84105 as per HISCO: “Makes completely parts and subassemblies of machinery and related equipment, according to specifications or by reproducing original components, using machine tools, and fits, assembles and repairs machine parts.”
HISCO isn't particularly consistent in its classification of those in the merchant navy. For the time being recommend putting associated occupations under Ships' Deck Rating, Barge Crew or Boatman, Specialisation Unknown, 98100.
Bridgeman can be someone involved in bridge construction (dictionary) or Opening-Bridge Operator, 97355 (HISCO)
Repairman/Repairman, machines links to Other Machinery Fitters, Machine Fitters, Machine Assemblers and Precision Instrument Makers (except Electrical), 84990
Boom man can be crane/boom operator, poleman or rafter.
Last maker = Wooden Pattern Maker (HISCO)
Insurance Agent links to Insurance Salesman on HISCO.
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Do not use
Messenger, Indian Office, 37044
Messenger, Bank of British North America, 37043
Reason: Incredibly specific and covered by broader category of Messenger, 37040
Hudson's Bay Company Buyer, 42201
Reason: Too specific and covered by broader category of Buyer, 42220.
Need to Create
- Student (currently occupying a HISCO number belonging to a different category in the database)
Old Textile related job titles: http://www.weasteheritagetrail.co.uk/Resources/some-old-job-titles-from-the-textile-industries/index.htm
Occupation of the Day
Government Fruit Expert