Women spun fibres and they had titles of “Spinster” which is still used to this day. Long before the industrial age “spinster” denoted girls and women who spun wool. According to the historical writings spinning was commonly done by unmarried women who in legal documents from the 1600s to the early 1900s as Spinsters. 1719 the term was being used generically for ‘woman still unmarried and beyond the usual age for it’ As a denotation for unmarried women in a legal context, the term dates back to at least 1699, and was commonly used in the Church of England where the prospective bride was described as a “spinster of this parish”. The title is still used today.