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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.

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