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 bits of rope, bone, coal, metal or anything else that could be resold.
Cheap Jack - This was a salesperson who delivered persuasive sales pitches at fairs and other public places.
Mike the Crossing-Sweep - He used a broom to keep an intersection of the street clean, earning tips from people with homes or businesses nearby...
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