Genealogy Projects tagged with Merchants on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Merchants Oulu-Uleåborg, commerce and crafts, Finland

    Sivusto on rakenteilla. Tähän projektiin voi etsiä ja liittää Oulun porvareita; kaupan ja käsityön harjoittajia ja heidän Geni-profiileitaan. Porvaristo Suomessa Ruotsin vallan aikana Suomessakin porvarissääty oli yksi neljästä valtiosäädystä. Muut olivat aatelisto, papisto ja talonpojat. Porvaristolla ja kaupungeilla oli eräitä varsinkin elinkeinojen harjoittamista koskevia erioikeuksia,...

  • Mercers

    The term mercer for cloth merchants (from French mercier, "notions dealer") is now largely obsolete. Mercers were formerly merchants or traders who dealt in cloth, typically fine cloth that was not produced locally. However inventories of mercers in small towns suggest that many were shopkeepers who dealt in various other dry commodities, not only cloth. Related occupations include haberdasher,...

  • Worshipful Company of Mercers

    The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies. It is the first of the so-called 'Great Twelve City Livery Companies'. History The records of the Mercers’ Company date back to 1348 but the Company is certainly older than this for in that year new ordinances were drawn up for the conduct of its...

  • The Medieval Merchant's House, Hampshire, England

    The Medieval Merchant's House, Hampshire, England The Medieval Merchant's House is a restored late-13th-century building in Southampton, Hampshire, England. Built in about 1290 by John Fortin, a prosperous merchant, the house survived many centuries of domestic and commercial use largely intact. German bomb damage in 1940 revealed the medieval interior of the house, and in the 1980s it was re...