upholstress

upholstress

(ʌpˈhəʊlstrɪs)
n
1. (Professions) archaic a female upholsterer
2. (Furniture) archaic a female upholsterer
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Mary Jane's father was called David William and he was a joiner and her mother was called Hannah and she was an upholstress. The witnesses of the wedding were Ruth Dunlop (Mary Jane's sister?) and J Warden.
There were other openings for draughtsmen, dressmakers, errand boys, engineers, tailors, teachers, upholstresses and even a violinist "for orchestra of large picture hall".