Guysborough County Genealogy

Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Glossary of Old Terms

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Word/PhraseDefinitionUseage
UlnagerExaminer of woollen goods prior to saleUK Occupation
ultimo (ult.)lastLatin
UltimoIn the month before this one.General
undantagsupport after giving up an estateSwedish
undantagsman kvinnaperson receiving support after giving his estate to anotherSwedish
underunderSwedish
Underlooker / UnderviewerWorked underground in coalmines in a sort of health and safety role, inspecting and regulating the miners in and out of the pitUK Occupation
underskriftsignatureSwedish
Undertaker1. An undertaker of works, or clerk of works, for example for a turnpike road 2. Someone who undertakes to arrange a funeral serviceScot.Occup
undertecknadthe undersignedSwedish
Underwood DealerSee Coppice Dealer.UK Occupation
ungyoungSwedish
ungkarlbachelorSwedish
UnionThe United States; also the North during the Civil War, the states which did not secede.General
Upholder1) Upholsterer 2) Made quilts & mattresses 3) Auctioneer's assistant More Info.UK Occupation
UpholdsterDealer in second-hand clothes and furnitureUK Occupation
UpholstererPads and covers soft furniture - see upholderUK Occupation
uppgavsstated, given, declaredSwedish
Upright WorkerChimney sweepUK Occupation
UrgroßmutterGreat-grandmotherGermany
UrgroßvaterGreat-grandfatherGermany
utoutSwedish
utanwithoutSwedish
utanföroutsideSwedish
utdragextractSwedish
uteslutenexcommunicatedSwedish
utflyttningmoving outSwedish
utflyttningsbetygmoving out certificatesSwedish
utflyttningslängdmoving out registerSwedish
utländskforeignSwedish
utsotdiarrheaSwedish
utvandrareemigrantSwedish
utvandringemigrationSwedish
uxor (ux, vx)wifeLatin
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