• Big Book - K

    • Kakke -old term for Beriberi
    • Kedger Fisherman
    • Keeker Colliery "quality control" man and weighman
    • Keeler / Keelman Bargeman on Newcastle Keels - river boats carrying coal down river to ships loading off-shore.
    • Kemp Old English for warrior
    • Kempster Wool / cotton comber
    • Keuchhusten old term for whooping cough
    • Kew Public Record Office Kew, Surrey
    • Kiddier 1) Dealer in young goats and skins 2) Skinner
    • Kilner In charge of pottery kiln/s - limeburner
    • Kinkcough old term for Whooping cough
    • Kirk Scottish term for "church."
    • Kisser Made cuishes and high armour
    • Knacker 1) Harness maker 2) dealer in old and dead animals
    • Knappers / Nappers Dressed and shaped flint as required, mainly for flintlock firearms
    • Knave servant boy.
    • Kneller / Knuller Door to door chimney sweeps
    • Knt. (abbreviation) knight
    • Knocker-up Man who awoke factory workers
    • Knock Knobbler Dog Catcher
    • Knoller Bell toller