Unusual old jobs that no longer exist

We're all known to complain about our jobs now and then -- but how would you feel if your role involved collecting leeches full-time? Or digging up carcasses?

Our ancestors suffered a lot more than we do now for their paydays, and we'd be willing to bet you'll really appreciate your desk job after reading through this list of jobs that no longer exist.

RELATED: These are the most stressful jobs in America

Click through the slideshow below to discover some skin-crawling professions of decades past uncovered by Exporta Global ... Do you think you could handle some of these odd jobs?

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