Ragabone

BLACK SPINDLE

Definition/Summary:

A rag-and-bone man

  • Collects unwanted items and sells them to merchants
  • Scavenger of materials (which included rags, bones and various metals)
  • Some areas “rag-pickers” aka “bone grubbers” were regulated by law and could operate only at night

Expanded info:

  • Items such as junk or recycled trash where considered Ragabone wares and goods

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