Old Time Occupations beginning with the letter V

Ships passenger lists, census returns and other documents used in genealogy may give an ancestor’s occupation, this list gives more modern interpretations of those terms.

Vaginarius – sheather; scabbard maker
Venator/Venur – huntsman
Verderer – a Borsholder, Constable.
Victualer – tavern keeper, or one who provides an army, navy, or ship with food supplies
Vitner – wine merchant
Vulcan – blacksmith

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