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  QS2/6/1747; this is a list of the people who will serve as the Petty Constable and Headboroughs (who were the same as, but slightly less important than, the Petty Constable) for Rotherhithe for 1747.
Reproduced by permission of Surrey History Centre
 
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  What jobs did the seven people named here do?
Were they ordinary labourers?
What does that tell us about the social standing of the petty constables?
 
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  This is a list of the people who will serve as the Petty Constable and Headboroughs for Rotherhithe for 1747.
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