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Old 02-17-2019, 06:14 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - What's in a Name??

Sunday Special - What's in a Name...
Many of our surnames come to us through the kind of work our ancestors did;
Can you name the occupation that went with the following Surnames ?

1. Barker
2. Carter
3. Chandler
4. Cooper
5. Currier
6. Glazier
7. Keeler
8. Naylor
9. Sandler
10. Smith (Schmidt, Schmitt, Schmid, Smythe)
11. Wainwright
12. Webster
13.Woodward
14. Collier
15. Crocker
16. Currier
17. Fletcher
18. Jagger
19. Joyner
20.Thatcher
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1. tanned hides (using bark)
2. transported merchandise in a cart
3. candle maker (also, ship's chandler, who purveyed ship's supplies)
4. Wooden Cask & Barrel Maker
5. dressed leather after tanning
6. glass worker
7. barge tender
8. nail maker
9. sandal maker
10. blacksmith
11. made wagons
12. a worker of looms
13. forest warden
14. coal miner
15. Potter
16. attends to horses
17. makes and repairs arrows
18. Fish Monger
19. a skilled carpenter
20. Roofer

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Old 02-17-2019, 09:57 AM   #2
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#s 5+ 16?
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:03 AM   #3
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Yeah, short-term memory loss........16 should be "Hostler"

Maybe some Mod will repair that for me ???
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:12 AM   #4
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18. Fish Monger ?


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jagger
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Old 02-17-2019, 10:30 AM   #5
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Yup !


Answers are convoluted.....

this quiz is whacked !!
See ya'll next week ?


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