Bath Chair — A rolling light carriage for one person with a folding hood, mounted on three or four wheels and drawn or pushed by hand. Used especially by the disabled person.
Brazier — a person who made or repaired household items made from brass
Cab Driver — Driver of a small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with two seats and a folding hood
Capstan — A broad revolving cylinder with a vertical axis used for winding a rope or cable, powered by a motor or pushed round by levers.
Cess (parish cess)– A tax for the Relief of the Poor
Chattels — An item of personal property that is movable.
Choldren -Choldron — an obsolete spelling of cauldron. A unit of dry capacity and coal was taxed by the chaldron, not by weight.
The chaldron was the legal limit for horse-drawn coal wagons travelling by road as it was considered that heavier loads would cause too much damage to the roadways. Railways had standard “chauldron wagons” which were about 10 ft (3.05 m) and around 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) high. -from wikipedia
Church-rate — The church-rate was a tax levied in parishes for the benefit of the parish church. The money raised from the rates were then used to meet the costs of carrying on divine service, repairing the fabric of the church and paying the salaries of the church officials.
Compositor– A person who arranges type for printing or keys text into a composing machine.
Dissenter– English Dissenters / Separatists were Protestant Christians who separated from the Church of England
e.g. Congregationalist, Methodists, Quakers, Baptists etc.
Downs– are an area sheltered sea off the east Kent coast, between the North and the South Foreland.
Freeman– Until 1835 only freemen were legally allowed to trade and vote in the borough and parliamentary elections. see pilot.
Guardian of the Parish — Represented the parish on the Board of Guardians who administered the workhouses. They replaced the parish ‘overseers of the poor’ who before the Poor Law Act 1834 administered the parish poor relief such as money, food and clothing.
Half-Pay — British Army and Royal Navy term used in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries to refer to the pay or allowance received by an officer when in retirement or not in actual service