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The following summary of trades and occupations in Elizabethan Hungerford is taken from "Elizabethan Hungerford", 1995 - by kind permission of Julie Shuttleworth. The data are derived from occupations noted in Parish registers.

Food and Drink Trades: (14 of 84=17%)

Baker (1)
Brewer (1)
Butcher (7)
Cook (1)
Fishmonger (1)
Innholder (2)
Miller (1)

Cloth Trades: (36=43%)

Clothier (3)
Clothworker (2)
Dyer (1)
Feltmaker (1)
Fuller (1)
Shearman (3)
Tailor (9)
Weaver (16)

Leather Trades: (18=21%)

Cobbler (1)
Currier (1)
Glover (5)
Shoemaker (9)
Tanner (2)

Building Trades: (8=10%)

Carpenter (1)
Cooper (1)
Joiner (1)
Mason (2)
Plumber (1)
Turner (1)
Wheeler (1)

Metal Trades: (2=2%)

Cutler (1)
Smith (1)

Other: (6=7%)

Barber 1
Draper 1
Farrier 1
Hatter 1
Sawyer 1
Shepherd 1

See also:

- Trades in 17th Century Hungerford

- Trades in 18th Century Hungerford

- Trade Directories

- Population and Censuses