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Name Term description
Name S Term description

Settlement

Name S Term description

Spinster

Name Sacrist Term description

Chief porter and mace bearer (Aberdeen University)

Name Sacristane Term description

Sexton of parish church

Name Saddle-tree maker Term description

One who makes a saddletree - the frame of a saddle

Name Saddler Term description

Person who makes and sells saddles

Name Saddletree maker Term description

One who makes a saddletree - the frame of a saddle

Name Sadle-trie maker Term description

One who makes a saddletree - the frame of a saddle

Name Sadler Term description

One who makes and sells saddles

Name Sailmaker/sail-maker Term description

One who sews sails

Name Sailor Term description

One who works on board a boat or ship

Name Salmon-fisher Term description

One who catches salmon

Name Salt grieve Term description

Overseer of saltworks

Name Salt officer Term description

1. Overseer of saltworks. 2. One employed in an official capacity, often in the Customs or in local administration.

Name Salt seller Term description

One who sells salt to the public

Name Salt waiter Term description

One who guards saltpans

Name Salt-carrier Term description

One who transports salt

Name Salt-grieve Term description

Overseer of saltworks

Name Salt-watchman Term description

One who guards saltpans

Name Salter Term description

Salt merchant or salt manufacturer

Name Sasine Term description

Instrument by which changes in ownership of land were recorded.

Name Sawar Term description

Sawyer

Name Sawbones Term description

A surgeon/physician

Name Sawer Term description

Sawyer

Name Sawyer Term description

A worker in timber pit or sawmill