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From: "David Gilligan" <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Apprenticeships
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 13:19:45 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
Lionel Prescot wanted to know where to look for information about 'the
apprenticeship system in England in the 1700 and early 1800s'.
A good place to start for such questions is THE OXFORD COMPANION TO LOCAL
AND FAMILY HISTORY (David Hey, 1998 edition) which devotes almost a page (p
21), with references for further reading, to the subject.
I've noticed many libraries stock this book but I would advise anyone to buy
it as it is invaluable.
Hope this helps.
From: LIONEL PRESCOTT
Date: 08/03/04 13:02:37
Subject: [CHS] Apprenticeships
Can anyone advise me on where I can learn about the apprenticeship system in
England in the late 1700s or early 1800's?
This was posted on another list a few days ago by another lister, without
As I am interested in the same thing, I was wondering if anyone from the
List may know the answer.
Any help would be much appreciated.
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