A trip to the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre at Amberley, near Arundel in West Sussex, England.
There are many craftsmen and women working throughout the. Site and with their crafts new surnames were created I sketched some of them at work

There was a man making traditional brushes and brooms, he makes a killing over Halloween and a printet

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Comment by Nelson Failing on August 19, 2019 at 1:44am

Nice play on the names and occupation...great art. and wit my friend

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 19, 2019 at 8:38am

Thanks Nelson These are all traditional British names that  came from  a person trade  or position in life. They could have been just a easily Baker , carpenter and brewer  because these trades were also working at this working  museum.   My brother in laws family   name is  Broomhead. My own family name Dodd came from the early  English name for round or plump   which is I suppose accurate discription Paul the plump. the nordic naming  is always the son of or daughter of  hence Robinson and Peter son. Your own name looks to be  German for field or plain  so if of British origin you would be a fielding, another name for a farmer or farmworker


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