The Wigan Directory of 1869, More Info
Can't find your area? Try looking in another area close by. For example, Newtown, Goose Green, Worsley Mesnes etc are listed under Pemberton. I have listed a few of the lesser known occupations below.
A person who drove a vehicle used to transport goods.
Maker or repairer of wooden barrels and tubs.
A dealer in cloth or clothing.
A dealer in skins, one who prepares skins for leather making.
Maker of ladies hats, bonnets and seller of fancy wares and clothing.
A superintendent or overseer, especially in the textile mills.
A person who layed railway tracks.
A person who made or sold candles.
A person who made wicks for candles.
An official in charge of a mine.
One that builds and repairs wheels.
Worker of white metal. Someone who does finish work, such as polishing on iron.