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Ask a Genealogist: What was the occupation of a Brightsmith.

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Can you explain the what the occupation of a "Brightsmith" was?

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A "Brightsmith" is a name for someone who works shaping bright metals.  For instance a "Brightsmith" works with brass, tin and copper metals.  This same occupation can be referred to by the specific metal such as a Tinsmith, Coppersmith, etc.

Posted by David Lambert at 02/14/2013 11:35:55 PM | 


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