The jobs that time forgot: Stunning pictures show British occupations in the early 1900s that have since been consigned to history including a lamp post lighter, a lift operator, an open-air barbers, and pillow lace-making
The bleeding obvious wrote: Milk bottles would soon become the norm however, and later with the advent of refrigerators milk no longer needed to be delivered as frequently. It can now also be stored at and purchased from convenience stores
Nowadays it is more common to visit a indoor barbershop given changing attitudes
As time has gone on there has been less of a demand for wooden wheels and therefore less of a demand for wheelwrights
The operator would have to regulate the elevator's speed and ensure it came to a parallel stop of the chosen floor.
It's English Jim, but not as we know it.
technomage1, Sumter, United States, 4 hours ago
Nowadays children that age can't be expected to wipe their own behinds, or clean up their toys, let alone hold a job like the newspaper boys. I'm not saying those days were perfect, much child labor was horrific, but we've gone too far the other way in teaching kids to be helpless.
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Merrony, Paralimni, Cyprus, 4 hours ago
That's when Britain was British