Mental Floss lists what it calls ten odd jobs of yesteryear.
Included are the Saggar Maker’s Bottom Knocker and the Slubber Doffer.
But the real gem is the link at the bottom of the post to this list of Obscure Old English Census Occupations.
There are scores and scores listed there.
A treasure trove of illustrations.

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