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This web page lists links to other pages which contain information about various occupations and will be updated as relevant new pages are added.

If what you are looking for is not here try Subjects

In future all "occupation" links will be accessed from Subjects.

General: Occupations in Hemel Hempstead in 1797

Tring Employers and Occupations in 1881

Hertfordshire Industry in 1903

Population Movements in Rural Hertfordshire

Web Site:Online Dictionary of Old Occupations

1777 Dictionary - extracted occupation definitions


Blacksmiths: see LINES, Wheathampstead, etc., 1800-1881 for a dispersed family of Blacksmiths - Blacksmith's Shop, Thorley, 19th century

Brewing and Malting: The Brewers and Malsters of Baldock, Early 19th Century

Brickmaking: How Bricks were made by hand & St Albans Brickmakers & Hertfordshire Brickmakers 1851 & The Leverstock Green Brickfields
see also A Short History of Bernards Heath

Buses: Hertfordshire Buses in Camera, 84 Bus to St Albans

Canals: Hertfordshire Barge Builders & Canal Houses, Tring & Lock Keeper's Cottage, Bulbourne, 19/20th Century & The Grand Junction Canal & The Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire & The Canal Tring-Rickmansworth in Camera & Water from Wendover

Cinema: Cinemas of Hertfordshire & Elstree. the British Hollywood

Coaching: Coaches and Inns, Redbourn, 1830's

Crime & Punishment: Early Crime and Punishment
150 Years Policing in Watford District  
St Albans Prison Staff  

Education: See Schools and Education

Entertainers: Entertainers in Hertfordshire & TheatreUK

Fire Brigade: Fire Brigade, St Albans, late 19th century

Gas Making: The Watford and St Albans Gas Company, 1834-1934

Markets: Hertfordshire Markets & Fairs

Mental Asylums: Early Mad Houses in St Albans and Harpenden & TAYLOR, Leavesden Asylum, 1889 (about problems locating records)
The Long Stay Hospitals of the St Albans area.

Military: World War One

Pubs & Publicans : Hertfordshire Inns
Hertfordshire Inns & Public Houses
Brewers in Hertfordshire
The Inns & Public Houses of Walkern
The Inns & Public Houses of St Albans  in the 19th Century
Rickmansworth Publicans in 1850
The Red Lions of Hertfordshire in1881
Cricket and Cricketing Pubs in Hertfordshire
or for a definition of "Common Lodging House" see ALDRIDGE, Fishpool Street, St Albans, 19th century

Railways: see The Railways of Hertfordshire

Theatre: Cassio Dramatic Society - The King and I - Watford 1967

Undertakers: HORN, Undertaker, Hemel Hempstead, early 20th century

If you can add to the information given above tell me.


Page updated January 2008