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What are apprentice indentures?

An Apprenticeship Indenture is a legal document binding a child (usually around the age of 12 or 13 but sometimes as young as 7) to a master or mistress for seven or more years.

How old were apprentices in 18th century?

Apprenticeship terms

By the “custom of London” those apprenticed in the City had to be over 14 and under 21. In Surrey in the 18th century some 87 per cent of the apprenticeships were for seven years, the remainder ranging from one to 15 years.

Can an apprentice marry?

Apprentices relied on their masters for food, shelter and clothing. During their years of training, they were not allowed to marry, gamble or visit public houses.

What is UK register of duties paid for apprentices indentures 1710 1811?

About UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures, 1710-1811. This collection contains registers of the money received for the payment on taxes for an apprentice’s indenture between 1710-1811. The registers kept track of the money paid by masters of a trade to have an apprentice.

What is the difference between an indentured servant and an apprentice?

As verbs the difference between apprentice and indenture

is that apprentice is to put under the care and supervision of a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business while indenture is to bind a person under such a contract.

What was apprenticeship in Victorian England?

During an apprenticeship, a child would learn a trade by helping the master. In return the master would provide shelter, clothing, and food, and sometimes low wages. Apprentice employment included such jobs as a bricklayer, goldsmith, shoemaker, baker, chimney sweep, tailor, like Oliver Twist, a coffin maker.

When did apprenticeships start in England?

In 1994, the UK Government introduced Modern Apprenticeships (renamed Apprenticeships in England, Wales and Northern Ireland), based on frameworks today of the Sector Skills Councils. In 2009, the National Apprenticeship Service was founded to coordinate apprenticeships in England.

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