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Maidstone Freemen Index 1694-1842

Occupations

  • Freemen Book 1   1694-1734
  • Freemen Book 2   1734-1787
  • Freemen Book 3   1788-1842

  • 1694-1734

    There were 116 different occupations or trades listed during this period.
    Those with 10 or more references are listed below. The number of references is also given.

    OccupationNumber
    Carpenter 62
    Victualler/Innkeeper 61
    Threadtwister/threadman 58
    Bricklayer 47
    Hoyman/Waterman/lighterman 42
    Grocer 34
    Taylor 34
    Butcher 29
    Gardener 29
    Blacksmith 28
    Papermaker 26
    Maltster 22
    Barber 21
    Wheelwright 20
    Joyner 18
    Gingerbread baker 15
    Tobacco pipemaker 15
    Husbandman 13
    Haberdasher 12
    Cordwainer 11
    Fruiterer 11
    Miller 11
    Upholster 11
    Baker 10


    1734-1787

    There were 96 different occupations or trades listed during this period.
    Those with 10 or more references are listed below. The number of references is also given.

    OccupationNumber
    Cordwainer 76
    Hoyman/Waterman 69
    Carpenter 62
    Victualler/Innkeeper 58
    Labourer 38
    Papermaker 35
    Blacksmith 34
    Bricklayer 26
    Grocer 23
    Baker 22
    Barber 22
    Taylor 22
    Butcher 21
    Gardener 16
    Tobacco pipemaker 15
    Cooper 14
    Gingerbread baker 13
    Wheelwright 12
    Farmer 12
    Mariner 12
    Threadtwister/Threadman 10


    1788-1842

    There were 102 different occupations or trades listed during this period.
    Those with 10 or more references are listed below. The number of references is also given.

    OccupationNumber
    Papermaker 138
    Hoyman/Waterman 114
    Carpenter 68
    Cordwainer 67
    Blacksmith 46
    Victualler/Innkeeper 44
    Grocer 41
    Bricklayer 39
    Baker 39
    Tailor 39
    Labourer 34
    Coachmaker 25
    Mariner 26
    Cooper 23
    Plumber / glazier 21
    Hairdresser 20
    Draper 19
    Brewer 18
    Whitesmith/tinman 18
    Butcher 13
    Brazier 12
    Bargebuilder 11
    Cabinet maker 11
    Farmer 11
    Painter 11
    Currier 10
    Gingerbread baker 10


    1694-1842 Maidstone Occupations
    Created by Maureen Rawson
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