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Name Term description
Name Enumerator Term description

A person employed to issue census forms and to collect and copy the information into books

Name Episcopal minister Term description

Priest in the Episcopal Church of Scotland

Name Equerry Term description

Attendent on a nobleman or monarch

Name Ern Term description

To hurt or irritate

Name Esquire Term description

Title of gentleman

Name Essay-master Term description

Assay master in Royal Mint

Name Esscock Term description

Inflamed pimple

Name Etten and spued Term description

Unhealthy complexion (literally 'eaten and spewed'). Also found in the form 'glaipit and spued' (to glaip is to gulp down).

Name Evil Term description

Scrofula, tuberculosis affecting the lymphatic glands.

Name Ex. Term description

Extract

Name Examiner Term description

Auditor or inspector of business

Name Examiner in Exchequer Term description

Auditor or inspector of business

Name Excise man Term description

A collector of excise tax or duty

Name Excise officer Term description

1. One who collects revenue on goods and ensures revenue is paid. 2. One employed in an official capacity, often in the Customs or in local administration

Name EXCS/EXECS Term description

Executors

Name Executor Term description

One who arranges the disposal of an estate after a death

Name Executor Term description

 The legal administrator of the moveable property of a dead person, either nominated in the deceased's testament or by the Commissary Court.

Name Executrix Term description

A female executor

Name Extraordinary tidesman Term description

Customs officer who boards ships to check goods