Occupation 1830 1853 1894 1940
Academies 7      
Agricultural Machinery     2  
Auctioneers     1  
Automotive Engineers       4
Bakers 2   3  
Bankers     2  
Beerhouses   2    
Blacksmiths 3   4 2
Boot and Shoe Makers/Repairers 11 11 5 2
Braziers and Tinners 2 2 1  
Bricklayers     5           
Brickmakers 2 2    
Bus Proprietors     1  
Butchers 3 3 2 6
Cafes       3
Carriers 7   4  
Chimney Sweeps     1 1
Clerks     1  
Coal Dealers     5 2
Corn and Cake Merchants     5  
Corn Millers 3 3 2  
Curriers   2    
Cycle Agents       2
Doctors, Chemists     5 2
Drapers     4 2
Druggists   3    
Earthenware Dealers     1  
Engineers     1  
Farmers 24 24 25 19
Fish Dealer       1
Furniture Dealers     2  
Fruit Growers     8  
Gas Workers     2  
Grocers 9 9 8 6
Greengrocers       2
Hairdressers     1 3
Haulage Contractors       2
Hay and Straw Merchants     2  
Horse and Gig Letters 2 2    
Hotels, Inns 8 8 6 4
Insurance Agents     3  
Iron Mongers   2 2  
Joiners   2    
Lime Merchants     2  
Linen Drapers   3    
Maltsters 3 3 3  
Manure Dealers     3  
Marine Store Dealers     2  
Market Gardeners       1
Masseuse       1
Milliners and Dressmakers   8    
Nail Makers 3 3    
Newsagents       2
Nurserymen and Seedsmen 3 3 3  
Oil Merchants     1  
Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers   3 8 2
Police     1  
Post Office Workers     1  
Registrar of Births and Deaths     1  
Rope and Twine Makers 3 3 1  
Saddlers 3 3 2  
Sawyers     1  
School Teachers     5  
Shopkeepers (General)       10
Solicitors     2  
Staymakers   3    
Surgeons   1    
Tailors   5 9  
Tax Collectors     1  
Tobacconists     1  
Undertakers       1
Veterinary Surgeons     1 1
Watch and Clock Makers   2 2  
Wheelwrights 3 3 3  
Wines and Spirits     3  
Wool Merchants     1