10 Obsolete Jobs from the Past

Posted on Apr 08, 2016

In the 21st century, jobs, various positions, and roles keep changing incredibly quickly due to the development of technology, the state of the economy, and other influences. But when you look into the past, you'll see that this sort of thing isn't new at all and that a lot of jobs have become obsolete. Here are some bizarre professions that used to exist at the beginning of the previous century but have become obsolete and completely extinct.

1. Lamplighters

Lamplighters
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Before electricity was used for lighting public spaces, lamplighters had the job to light up, put down and refuel street lamps.
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