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Name Term description
Name Common serjand Term description

Senior non-commissioned officer in army, or town official dealing with law enforcement

Name Common-cook Term description

One who prepares general hot food

Name Compass-maker Term description

One who makes compasses and other navigational instruments

Name Compositor Term description

A person who sets up type for printing

Name Compter-warden Term description

Treasurer, keeper of accounts

Name Comptroller/comtreller Term description

Enforcer of payment of revenue on goods

Name Comptroller of customs Term description

Enforcer of payment of revenue on goods

Name Comptroller of excise Term description

Enforcer of payment of revenue on goods

Name Comptroller of stamp duties Term description

Enforcer of payment of revenue on goods

Name Confectioner Term description

One who makes and sells sweets and cakes

Name Conservator Term description

An official charged with upholding the privileges of an institution or corporate body (for example Scottish merchants)

Name Constable Term description

One employed to enforce the law in a specific place

Name Constable-officer Term description

One employed to enforce the law in a specific place

Name Controller Term description

Enforcer of payment of revenue on goods

Name Convener Term description

Chief official of craft or trade

Name Convener of trades Term description

Chief official of craft or trade

Name Cook Term description

One who prepares general hot food

Name Cook's assistant Term description

One who prepares general hot food

Name Cook's mate Term description

One who prepares general hot food

Name Cooper/cowper Term description

Maker of barrels/casks

Name Coppersmith Term description

One who works with copper

Name Copwinder Term description

A person who winds yarn onto cops, which fit into the shuttle, providing the weft thread for weaving

Name Cordinar/cordiner/cordowner/cordwainer/corduner Term description

Shoemaker

Name Corkcutter Term description

One who cuts cork bark

Name Cork-cutter Term description

One who cuts cork bark