Cordwainer

A cordwainer is a shoemaker who makes new shoes from new leather, the leather being originally from Córdoba. The cordwainer's trade can be contrasted with the cobbler's trade, which restricted cobblers to repairing shoes. He would very possibly be a member of the...

Eve Of War Register

The 1939 Register, often called the Eve of War Register, provides a snapshot of the civilian population of England and Wales just after the outbreak of the Second World War. It was taken on 29 September 1939. The information recorded was used to produce identity cards...