Vanishing professions

Extinct or already extinct professions that were once popular in our area include carpentry, roofing, carpentry, cooperage, wheelwrighting, braiding (including wickerwork), sieving, pottery, blacksmithing, saddlery, weaving, tailoring, shoemaking, milling, beading and embroidery1. Carpentry (building wooden houses), roofing (covering and repairing roofs) and carpentry (making wooden furniture) were professions closely related to building and furnishing houses. …

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