1) The striker assisted the smith by hammering the scythe when instructed.

Norton examples include: 1559-60 Thomas Rose

1579-80 William Barten of Grennell

1670 George Anderton, Woodseats … sythestriker. Across the border in Heeley, George Denton and Richard Broadbent were both described as sythstriker in 1674.

dates 1559-1560 1670 1674

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