streetkeeper

streetkeeper

(ˈstriːtˌkiːpə)
n
(Professions) in the past, a person employed to keep order and control in the streets
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By the 1830s there were only six streetkeepers employed for the whole of Birmingham, for a population of well over 100,000 people.