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Name Term description
Name Wadsetter Term description

1. Creditor or holder of a wadset (mortgage of property). 2. A person enjoying the use and tenure of part of a landowner's estate under a mortgage arrangement

Name Wadwife Term description

? A female wad maker - wad can mean stuffing for clothes

Name Waggoner Term description

One who drives heavy goods vehicles

Name Wagon-maker Term description

One who constructs heavy goods vehicles

Name Waiter Term description

Watchman

Name Waker Term description

Fuller of cloth

Name Walker/waulker Term description

Person who cleanses and thickens cloth

Name Walxmaker Term description

One who prepares wax for use in candles, etc.

Name Warden Term description

One in charge of hospital or charity home

Name Watch and clock maker Term description

One who makes and repairs watches and clocks

Name Watchmaker Term description

One who makes and repairs watches and clocks

Name Watchman Term description

Guard at specific premises, usually at night

Name Watchman in port Term description

Guard at specific premises, usually at night

Name Waterman Term description

One who works by water and usually with boats

Name Waulker Term description

A fuller of cloth

Name Wax chandler Term description

Wax candle maker

Name Wax maker Term description

One who prepares wax for use in candles, etc.

Name Wean Term description

Child, little one

Name Weaver Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Webster Term description

Weaver. One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Weifar/weiffar Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Weigh-house-man Term description

One who operates a weigh house for weighing goods for market

Name Weigher Term description

One who weighs goods for market

Name Weivar Term description

One who uses a loom to make cloth from yarn

Name Wellar Term description

? Well borer or builder