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Name Term description
Name Bombardier Term description

A non-commissioned officer in some artillery regiments

Name Bonat-maker/bonatmaker/bonnat-maker/bonnetmaker Term description

One who makes ladies' headwear

Name Bone-setter Term description

Surgeon

Name Bonnet laird Term description

A small landowner (wore a bonnet, not the hat of the gentry).

Name Bookbinder Term description

One who makes covers and applies them to books

Name Bookmaker Term description

One who arranges betting for others

Name Bookseller Term description

One who sells books to the public

Name Boot laster Term description

A person who fits the parts of boots/shoes to a last (model of foot on which they are made or repaired)

Name Boot sprigger Term description

A person who nails boots together with sprigs, small headless or almost headless nails

Name Bottle-maker Term description

One who makes bottles

Name Bowar/bower Term description

Bowyer, bow-maker (archery)

Name Bowet-maker Term description

Bowyer (archery)

Name Bow-maker Term description

Bowyer (archery)

Name Bowman Term description

1. Archer, one who fights using a bow and arrows. 2. A sub-tenant who farms a tenant's cows for a season

Name Brabanar Term description

Weaver

Name Brabaner Term description

Weaver

Name Brabiner Term description

Weaver

Name Brabonar Term description

Weaver

Name Braboner Term description

Weaver

Name Brakeman Term description

A person employed to manage the brakes on a train

Name Brasier Term description

Brass worker, brass smith

Name Brassier Term description

Brass worker, brass smith

Name Brass-smith Term description

Brass worker, brass smith

Name Breadcarrier Term description

One who transports bread

Name Brewar Term description

One who makes ale or beer