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Employment related facilities, i.e. Professions, Occupations, Job Titles etc.
Apprentices - From Derbyshire working in London.

Architects - Dictionary of Irish Architects, includes builders and craftsmen 1720-1940. Searchable with some background info
Architects - Dictionary of Scottish Architects
Architects - British/Irish, 1600-1840, includes related material
Basket Makers - 19c Norfolk, England. 304 people listed in 1881 with DoB. Also has other counties listed
British Manufacturing History - Graces Guide, excellent resource
Blacksmiths - Covers various areas of the UK, US, Canada, Australia etc., in list form, also some allied trades.
Clergy - Church of England 1540-1835, searchable database
Coalmining History
 - (UK) Excellent resource
Coalmining History - (Scotland) Excellent resource
Fishermen - [Hull] Link takes you to the genealogy section. Plenty of related info on this site.
Lloyds Lists - [Mariners] Captains and Mates
Mariner's Page [UK] - Looks to be a very comprehensive site on all things UK mariners.
Marine Memorials - 1939-1945 [WW2] searchable database
Maritime Archives - There is a lot of info here, not yet fully reviewed, worth a look. There are indexes of mariners online in the CLIP section.
Merchant Navy Seamen - [UK] Searchable records 1835-1941 [Family Search].
Naval Social History - 1793-1920. This has been included because of its all-round value, well worth a look.
Nurses Registers - [NSW, Australia] Searchable index 1926-1954 [Ongoing project].
Old Occupations - Index with meanings.
Old Occupations - Scotland, with meanings.
Police Appointments - [NSW, Australia] Searchable index 1852-1913.
Railway Employees - Canada [Employees provident Fund] Searchable facility.
Sheffied [Eng] Trades - Searchable index, various directories/dates
Teacher Record Books - [Victoria, Australia] Index 1863-1959
Teacher Rolls - [NSW, Australia] Searchable index 1869-1908

Forums:
British Genealogy - Family History forums.
City Data - Forums with 1.5 million members.
Family Tree Forum - Informal research/discussion facility.
FHUK - Family History Forum with a wide audience.
Genealogy Specialists - Various Forums.
GENFORUM - Wide range of forums, surnames, locations etc.
Irish Constabulary Forum - The Royal Irish Constaulary Forum, info prior to 1922.
Italian Genealogy - Forum for Italian research.
RootsChat - Family History forum with a wide audience.
Tribal Pages - Forum, see also entry in Miscellaneous, you need to register as a member.











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