Dicky Lumskull’s Ramble Through London | Spitalfields Life

Courtesy of Mike Henbrey, it is my pleasure to publish this three-hundred-year-old ballad of the London streets and the trades you might expect to find in each of them, as printed and published by J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 6 Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials.

Copyright © Mike Henbrey Collection

Dicky Lumskull’s Ramble Through London

 

GLOSSARY

by Spitalfields Life Contributing Slang Lexicographer Jonathan Green

Bellman – one who rings a bell and makes announcements, a town crier

Clogger – a clogmaker

Cropper – one who operates a shearing…

Source: Dicky Lumskull’s Ramble Through London | Spitalfields Life.

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