This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The London Poor - This book profiles the lives of these people.
Two Young Costermonger Brothers - London Labour and the London Poor contains many brief profiles of individual workers including these two boys.
Costermonger Lad - This boy's father died when he was just three years old.
Two Sisters Selling Violets - Mayhew interviewed two Roman Catholic girls who sold on the street together. They were orphans, 15 and 11 years old.
Mudlark Boy - Like most mudlarks, this young boy waded into the River Thames up to his chest to scavenge...
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