Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-uppers were people who would wake you up in the morning to go to work. This proffesion existed in England and Ireland until the 1920s. Knocker-uppers used long bamboo sticks and batons to wake residents from upper floors. What a wonderful and bizzare proffesion.

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)

Knocker-Uppers - the forgotten profession (16 Photos)
Date Published: 18 December 2012 Views: 3175