1881 Census of England and Wales, Tables: Ages, Condition as to Marriage, Occupations and Birthplaces of people, Table 10 : " Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties".

List Poplar PLPar/PLU/RegD Poplar Ch/ExP/CP  
OCCUPATIONS. Males.
[1]
Females.
[2]
1. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE GENERAL OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF THE COUNTRY. 238 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Peer, M.P., Privy Councillor (not otherwise described) 1 Show data context -
  Civil Service (officers and clerks) 68 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Civil Service (messengers, &c.) 37 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Prison Service, &c. 2 Show data context -
  Police 93 Show data context -
  Municipal, Parish, Union, District, Officer 35 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Other Local or County Official 2 Show data context -
2. PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE DEFENCE OF THE COUNTRY. 109 Show data context -
  Army Officer (effective/retired) 9 Show data context -
  Soldier and Non-commissioned officer 10 Show data context -
  Army Pensioner 13 Show data context -
  Navy Officer (effective/retired) 6 Show data context -
  Seaman, R.N. 52 Show data context -
  Royal Marines (officers/men) 5 Show data context -
  Navy Pensioner 14 Show data context -
3. PERSONS ENGAGED IN PROFESSIONAL OCCUPATIONS (WITH THEIR IMMEDIATE SUBORDINATES). 234 Show data context 284 Show data context
  Clergymen (Established Church) 14 Show data context -
  Roman Catholic Priest 4 Show data context -
  Minister, Priest of other religious bodies 10 Show data context -
  Missionary, Scripture Reader, Itinerant preacher 8 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Church, chapel, cemetery - officer, servant 5 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Barrister, Solicitor 8 Show data context -
  Law Clerk, and others connected with the law 15 Show data context -
  Physician, Surgeon, General Practitioner 19 Show data context -
  Dentist 2 Show data context -
  Medical Student, Assistant 13 Show data context -
  Midwife - 6 Show data context
  Subordinate Medical Service 4 Show data context 80 Show data context
  Schoolmaster 69 Show data context 134 Show data context
  Teacher, Professor, Lecturer 2 Show data context 22 Show data context
  School Service, and others connected with teaching 8 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Author, Editor, Journalist 2 Show data context -
  Reporter, Short-hand Writer 1 Show data context -
  Persons engaged in Scientific Pursuits 1 Show data context -
  Literary, Scientific, Institution, Service, &c. 1 Show data context -
  Civil Engineer 15 Show data context -
  Land, House, Ship, Surveyor 3 Show data context -
  Painter (artist) 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Engraver (artist) 1 Show data context -
  Architect 2 Show data context -
  Musician, Music Master 11 Show data context 23 Show data context
  Photographer 4 Show data context -
  Actor 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Art, Music, Theatre Service 2 Show data context -
  Performer, Showman, Exhibition, Service 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Billiard, Cricket & other Games, Service 3 Show data context -
4. PERSONS ENGAGED IN DOMESTIC OFFICES OR SERVICES. 274 Show data context 1,990 Show data context
  Domestic Coachman, Groom 7 Show data context -
  Domestic Indoor Servant 71 Show data context 1,445 Show data context
  Lodge, Gate, Park Keeper (not Government) 21 Show data context -
  Inn, Hotel Servant 154 Show data context 72 Show data context
  College, Club Service 2 Show data context -
  Office Keeper (not Government) - 1 Show data context
  Cook (not domestic) 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Charwoman - 167 Show data context
  Washing and Bathing Service 5 Show data context 293 Show data context
  Hospital and Institution Service 4 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Others engaged in Service 7 Show data context -
5. PERSONS ENGAGED IN COMMERCIAL OCCUPATIONS. 599 Show data context 16 Show data context
  Merchant 1 Show data context -
  Broker, Agent, Factor 28 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Auctioneer, Appraiser, Valuer, House Agent 7 Show data context -
  Accountant 12 Show data context -
  Salesman, Buyer (not otherwise specified) 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Commercial Traveller 30 Show data context -
  Commercial Clerk 496 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Officer of Commercial Company, Guild, Society &c. 1 Show data context -
  Bank Service 8 Show data context -
  Bill Discounter, Bill Broker, Finance Agent 1 Show data context -
  Life, House, Ship &c., Insurance Service 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
6. PERSONS ENGAGED IN CONVEYANCE OF MEN, GOODS, AND MESSAGES. 4,016 Show data context 44 Show data context
  Railway Engine Driver, Stoker 24 Show data context -
  Railway Guard 12 Show data context -
  Pointsman, Level Crossing Man 5 Show data context -
  Other Railway Officials and Servants 139 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Toll Collector, Turnpike Gate Keeper 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Omnibus, Coach, Cab, Owner - Livery Stable Keeper 7 Show data context -
  Cabman, Flyman, Coachman (not domestic) 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Carman, Carrier, Carter, Haulier 290 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Tramway Companies' Service 7 Show data context -
  Inland Navigation Service 13 Show data context -
  Bargeman, Lighterman, Waterman 427 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Navigation Service (on shore) 6 Show data context -
  Seaman (Merchant Service) 1,465 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Pilot 25 Show data context -
  Ship Steward, Cook 91 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Harbour, Dock, Wharf, Lighthouse Service 1,186 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Warehouseman (not Manchester) 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Meter, Weigher 6 Show data context -
  Messenger, Porter, Watchman (not Railway or Government) 224 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Telegraph, Telephone Service 9 Show data context 6 Show data context
7. PERSONS ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE. 75 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Farmer, Grazier 5 Show data context -
  Farmer's, Grazier's - Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew 1 Show data context -
  Farm Bailiff 32 Show data context -
  Agricultural Labourer, Farm Servant, Cottager 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Others engaged in, or connected with agriculture 1 Show data context -
  Woodman 3 Show data context -
  Nurseryman, Seedsman, Florist 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Gardener (not domestic) 11 Show data context 4 Show data context
8. PERSONS ENGAGED ABOUT ANIMALS. 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Groom, Horse-keeper, Horse-breaker 26 Show data context -
  Veterinary Surgeon, Farrier 9 Show data context -
  Drover 3 Show data context -
  Gamekeeper - 1 Show data context
  Dog, Bird, Animal - Keeper, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Vermin Destroyer 2 Show data context -
  Fisherman 7 Show data context -
9. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN BOOKS, PRINTS, AND MAPS. 77 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Publisher, Bookseller, Librarian 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Bookbinder 2 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Printer 62 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Newspaper Agent, News Room Keeper 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Lithographer, Lithographic Printer 1 Show data context -
10. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN MACHINES AND IMPLEMENTS. 1,006 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Engine, Machine Maker 160 Show data context -
  Millwright 5 Show data context -
  Fitter, Turner (Engine and Machine) 368 Show data context -
  Boiler Maker 420 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Spinning and Weaving Machine Maker 1 Show data context -
  Agricultural Machine and Implement Maker 1 Show data context -
  Tool Maker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Cutler, Scissors Maker 1 Show data context -
  Saw Maker 3 Show data context -
  Pin Maker 1 Show data context -
  Watch Maker, Clock Maker 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Philosophical Instrument Maker 2 Show data context -
  Electrical Apparatus Maker 8 Show data context -
  Weighing and Measuring Apparatus Maker 4 Show data context -
  Surgical Instrument Maker - 1 Show data context
  Gunsmith, Gun Manufacturer 4 Show data context -
  Ordnance Manufacturer 2 Show data context -
  Musical Instrument Maker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Die, Seal, Coin, Medal Maker 1 Show data context -
  Toy Maker, Dealer - 1 Show data context
  Apparatus for other games, Maker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
11. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN HOUSES, FURNITURE, AND DECORATIONS. 1,116 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Builder 39 Show data context -
  Carpenter, Joiner 382 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Bricklayer 174 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Mason 36 Show data context -
  Slater, Tiler 7 Show data context -
  Plasterer, Whitewasher 28 Show data context -
  Paperhanger 18 Show data context -
  Plumber 86 Show data context -
  Painter, Glazier 228 Show data context -
  Cabinet Maker 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
  French Polisher 11 Show data context -
  Furniture Broker, Dealer 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Locksmith, Bellhanger 2 Show data context -
  Gas Fitter 24 Show data context -
  House and Shop Fittings - Maker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Funeral Furniture Maker, Undertaker 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Wood Carver 4 Show data context -
  Carver, Gilder 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Figure, Image - Maker, Dealer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Animal, Bird &c. Preserver, Naturalist 5 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Artificial Flower Maker 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
12. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CARRIAGES AND HARNESS. 49 Show data context -
  Coachmaker 10 Show data context -
  Railway Carriage, Railway Wagon, Maker 2 Show data context -
  Wheelwright 26 Show data context -
  Saddler, Harness, Whip Maker 11 Show data context -
13. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN SHIPS AND BOATS. 1,157 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Ship, Boat, Barge Builder 403 Show data context -
  Shipwright, Ship Carpenter (ashore) 501 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Mast, Yard, Oar, Block Maker 44 Show data context -
  Ship Rigger, Chandler, Fitter 130 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Sail Maker 79 Show data context 2 Show data context
14. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN CHEMICALS AND COMPOUNDS. 70 Show data context 81 Show data context
  Dye, Paint Manufacture 5 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Ink, Blacking, Colour Substance Manufacture 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Gunpowder, Guncotton, Explosive Substance Manufacture - 1 Show data context
  Fusee, Fireworks, Explosive Article Manufacture 5 Show data context 69 Show data context
  Chemist, Druggist 17 Show data context -
  Manufacturing Chemist 40 Show data context -
  Alkali Manufacture 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
15. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TOBACCO AND PIPES. 18 Show data context 11 Show data context
  Tobacco Manufacture, Tobacconist 18 Show data context 11 Show data context
16. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN FOOD AND LODGING. 959 Show data context 268 Show data context
  Innkeeper, Hotel Keeper, Publican 86 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Lodging, Boarding House Keeper 9 Show data context 56 Show data context
  Coffee, Eating House, Keeper 47 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Brewer 7 Show data context -
  Beerseller, Ale, Porter, Cider Dealer 49 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Cellarman 19 Show data context -
  Wine, Spirit - Merchant, Agent 6 Show data context -
  Milkseller, Dairyman 60 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Cheesemonger, Butterman 14 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Butcher, Meat Salesman 129 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Provision Curer, Dealer 21 Show data context 33 Show data context
  Poulterer, Game Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Fishmonger 41 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Corn, Flour, Seed Merchant, Dealer 49 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Corn Miller 23 Show data context -
  Baker 143 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Confectioner, Pastrycook 25 Show data context 51 Show data context
  Greengrocer, Fruiterer 84 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Mustard, Vinegar, Spice, Pickle Maker, Dealer 7 Show data context 22 Show data context
  Sugar Refiner 4 Show data context -
  Grocer. Tea, Coffee, Chocolate Maker, Dealer 127 Show data context 28 Show data context
  Ginger Beer, Mineral Water Manufacturer, Dealer 8 Show data context -
17. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN TEXTILE FABRICS. 151 Show data context 125 Show data context
  Woollen Cloth Manufacture 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Worsted, Stuff, Manufacture - 1 Show data context
  Silk, Silk Goods, Manufacture 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Cotton, Cotton Goods Manufacture - 1 Show data context
  Cotton, Calico - Warehouseman, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Flax, Linen - Manufacturer, Dealer 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Lace Manufacturer, Dealer - 2 Show data context
  Hemp, Jute, Cocoa Fibre Manufacture 15 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Rope, Twine, Cord - Maker, Dealer 56 Show data context 18 Show data context
  Mat Maker, Seller 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Canvas, Sailcloth Manufacture 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Sacking, Sack, Bag - Maker, Dealer 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Others working and Dealing in Hemp 3 Show data context 5 Show data context
  Dyer, Printer, Scourer, Bleacher, Calenderer (undefined) 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Factory Hand (textile, undefined) 2 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Felt Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Carpet, Rug Manufacture 2 Show data context -
  Draper, Linen Draper, Mercer 48 Show data context 51 Show data context
  Fancy Goods (Textile) Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Trimming Maker, Dealer 2 Show data context 9 Show data context
  Embroiderer - 5 Show data context
18. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN DRESS. 291 Show data context 1,057 Show data context
  Hatter, Hat Manufacture 4 Show data context 7 Show data context
  Straw - Hat, Bonnet, Plait Manufacture - 3 Show data context
  Tailor 112 Show data context 292 Show data context
  Milliner, Dressmaker, Staymaker 4 Show data context 547 Show data context
  Shirt Maker, Seamstress 4 Show data context 159 Show data context
  Hosiery Manufacture 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Hosier, Haberdasher 8 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Button Maker, Dealer - 1 Show data context
  Shoe, Boot - Maker, Dealer 115 Show data context 20 Show data context
  Patten, Clog Maker 1 Show data context -
  Wig Maker, Hair Dresser 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Umbrella, Parasol, Stick - Maker, Dealer 7 Show data context 8 Show data context
  Old Clothes Dealer, and others 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
19. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS ANIMAL SUBSTANCES. 39 Show data context 18 Show data context
  Tallow Chandler, Candle, Grease Manufacture 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Soap Boiler, Maker 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Manure Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Furrier, Skinner 4 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Tanner, Fellmonger 1 Show data context -
  Currier 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Leather Goods, Portmanteau, Bag, Strap &c., Maker, Dealer 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Brush, Broom, Maker 8 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Quill, Feather - Dresser, Dealer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
20. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS VEGETABLE SUBSTANCES. 411 Show data context 83 Show data context
  Oil Miller, Oil Cake - Maker, Dealer 60 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Oil and Colourman 45 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Floor Cloth, Oil Cloth Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Japanner - 1 Show data context
  India Rubber, Gutta Percha - Worker, Dealer 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Waterproof Goods - Maker, Dealer 10 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Others 2 Show data context -
  Willow, Cane, Rush Worker, Dealer, Basketmaker 7 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Timber, Wood - Merchant, Dealer 25 Show data context -
  Sawyer 91 Show data context -
  Wood Turner, Box Maker 11 Show data context 6 Show data context
  Cooper, Hoop Maker, Bender 126 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Cork, Bark - Cutter, Worker, Dealer 4 Show data context -
  Paper Manufacture 1 Show data context -
  Envelope Maker - 3 Show data context
  Stationer, Law Stationer 14 Show data context 10 Show data context
  Paper Stainer 4 Show data context -
  Paper Box, Paper Bag Maker 2 Show data context 32 Show data context
  Ticket, Label Writer 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
  Others 2 Show data context -
21. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN VARIOUS MINERAL SUBSTANCES. 1,244 Show data context 32 Show data context
  Coal Miner 7 Show data context -
  Copper Miner 1 Show data context -
  Lead Miner 1 Show data context -
  Miner, in other or undefined Minerals 6 Show data context -
  Coal Merchant 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Coalheaver 29 Show data context -
  Coke, Charcoal, Peat - Cutter, Burner, Dealer 6 Show data context -
  Gas Works Service 10 Show data context -
  Stone Cutter, Dresser, Dealer 3 Show data context -
  Slate Quarrier 1 Show data context -
  Slate Worker, Dealer 3 Show data context -
  Limeburner 5 Show data context -
  Plaster, Cement Manufacture 10 Show data context -
  Brick, Tile - Maker, Burner, Dealer 3 Show data context -
  Paviour 8 Show data context -
  Road Contractor, Surveyor, Inspector 1 Show data context -
  Road Labourer 5 Show data context -
  Platelayer 10 Show data context -
  Railway Labourer, Navvy 20 Show data context -
  Earthenware, China, Porcelain, Manufacture 17 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Glass Manufacture 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Earthenware, China, Glass Dealer 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Salt Maker, Dealer - 1 Show data context
  Waterworks Service 3 Show data context -
  Goldsmith, Silversmith, Jeweller 8 Show data context -
  Gold, Silver, Beater 1 Show data context -
  Others 3 Show data context -
  [Iron Manufacture] 394 Show data context 4 Show data context
  Blacksmith 343 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Whitesmith 6 Show data context -
  Nail Manufacture 4 Show data context -
  Anchor, Chain Manufacture 5 Show data context -
  Ironmonger. Hardware Dealer, Merchant 19 Show data context -
  Copper, Copper Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 2 Show data context -
  [Coppersmith] 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Tin, Tin Plate, Tin Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 59 Show data context -
  Zinc, Zinc Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 1 Show data context -
  Lead, Leaden Goods - Manufacturer, Worker, Dealer 56 Show data context 12 Show data context
  Metal Refiner, Worker, Turner, Dealer 5 Show data context -
  Brass, Bronze Manufacture. Brazier 78 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Wire Maker, Worker, Weaver, Drawer 46 Show data context -
  Bolt, Nut, Rivet, Screw, Staple Maker 11 Show data context -
  Lamp, Lantern, Candlestick Maker 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Others 1 Show data context -
22. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN GENERAL OR UNSPECIFIED COMMODITIES. 4,013 Show data context 393 Show data context
  General Shopkeeper, Dealer 77 Show data context 70 Show data context
  Pawnbroker 36 Show data context -
  Costermonger, Huckster, Street Seller 24 Show data context 13 Show data context
  Manufacturer, Manager, Superintendant (undefined) 142 Show data context 2 Show data context
  Contractor (undefined) 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
  General Labourer 2,919 Show data context 17 Show data context
  Engine Driver, Stoker, Fireman (not railway, marine or agricultural) 503 Show data context -
  Artizan, Mechanic (undefined) 184 Show data context 15 Show data context
  Apprentice (undefined) 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Factory Labourer (undefined) 81 Show data context 58 Show data context
  Machinist, Machine Worker (undefined) 12 Show data context 216 Show data context
23. PERSONS WORKING AND DEALING IN REFUSE MATTERS. 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
  Chimney Sweep, Soot Merchant 9 Show data context -
  Scavenger, Crossing Sweeper 10 Show data context -
  Rag Gatherer, Dealer 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
24. PERSONS WITHOUT SPECIFIED OCCUPATIONS. 200 Show data context 2,018 Show data context
  Persons returned by Property, Rank &c. and not special occupation 200 Show data context 2,018 Show data context
[UNKNOWN OCCUPATION] 280 Show data context 8,418 Show data context
  [Occupation recorded but of unknown meaning] 14 Show data context 2 Show data context
  [Blank field, or illegible] 266 Show data context 8,416 Show data context

Notes:

The following notes to the table appeared in the original report.

1 This table is a very special case: The original Table 10 as published by Division in the 1881 census reports was limited to data for Registration Divisions, their component Registration Counties, and just those Urban Sanitary Districts with populations of over 50,000. Data presented here for counties and higher-level units are taken from the published reports, as usual, but we also include in A Vision of Britain through Time data for Registration Districts, sub-Districts and Civil Parishes which never appeared in the original reports. These were specially created for us by the History Data Service at the University of Essex and derive from the complete transcription of the individual-level Enumerators Book data coordinated by the Genealogical Society of Utah.
2 In creating these data, each occupation listed in the enumerators books has been assigned as far as possible to the relevant category used in the published reports, but some additional categories with labels in square brackets unavoidably appear. Unlike the published statistics for higher-level units, these specially-calculated data for districts and parishes include persons under 15 or over 65. For these and other reasons, no attempt has been made to ensure that county totals for the districts or parishes match the published county totals. The remaining notes are those that appeared below the original published table.
3 NOTE.--Persons returned as engaged in more than one occupation have been referred to the one that appeared to be of most importance; or if there was no difference in this respect, to the one first given by the person in his or her return. In some cases special rules have been followed: e.g. "Clergyman and Schoolmaster" in combination has always been referred to "Schoolmaster"; a Member of Parliament or Peer engaged in any branch of commerce or industry has always been referred to this latter, not to "Peer, M.P.".
4 The numbers returned under any heading include Labourers, Apprentices, and Assistants, as well as Masters, but not Clerks, Messengers, Errand boys, Porters, or Watchmen, for which occupations there are special headings. Civil, Military, and Naval Clerks, Law, Bank, Insurance, and Railway Clerks, and Government and Railway Porters, are, however, exceptions to this rule. Many young persons, being Apprentices or Assistants, have therefore been referred to occupations usually followed by adults. Women also, chiefly widows or orphans carrying on the business of their deceased husbands or fathers, will sometimes be found under occupations commonly followed by men only.
5 Persons returned as retired from any business have not been referred to that business. Inmates of workhouses have been referred to their trades, unless their age or infirmities showed that they were past work. But persons who might be supposed to be only temporarily separated from their usual employment, such as Prisoners, and Patients in General Hospitals, have been classed under their usual occupations.
6 In some cases, for convenience of space, the male designation, e.g. "Schoolmaster", alone is given, instead of "Schoolmaster, Schoolmistress".

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