Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures, 1710-1811
search.ancestry.co.uk/ search/ db.aspx?dbid=1851 Digitised from records held at The National Archives, this Ancestry collection shows the taxes paid by masters of a trade to take on apprentices, including milliners.
The National Archives Apprentice Records
nationalarchives. gov.uk/ records/ looking-forperson/ apprentice.htm As well as those available via Ancestry (see above), you can read about The National Archives’ other apprenticeship records here.
University of Leicester Trade Directories
specialcollections.le.ac.uk/ cdm/ landingpage/ collection/ p16445coll4 Details of milliners can be found in trade directories available for free on the University of Leicester’s Special Collections website. London Trade Directories familysearch.org/ learn/ wiki/ en/ London_ Directories Links to other trade directories from London can be found listed on the FamilySearch Wiki. The Women’s Library lse.ac.uk/ library/ collections/ featuredcollections/ womens librarylse.aspx Learn more about The Women’s Library at the London School of Economics, which holds material relating to female employment dating back 150 years.