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Apprenticeships

gibbo

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Im trying to find out if William Gibson did a apprenticeship as a jeweller possibly in the essex [?] area around 1830 or a bit before.

Can someone give me some advise me on how to look for apprenticeships please as i have never had to research them before and have no idea how to go about it.

Thanks.
 

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Hi Gibbo.

Could you tell us a bit more about your relative? I have found that later apprenticeships more difficult to find than pre 1800 ones.

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Hi Gibbo.

Could you tell us a bit more about your relative? I have found that later apprenticeships more difficult to find than pre 1800 ones.

Ben
Hi Ben,

Sorry i dont know much more about William. The little info i have i got from his son George's marriage and death cert. It just states father as William Gibson occupation Jeweller. As the cert. states George's place of birth as Abington in 1830 i thought essex might be a place to start to look to see if there are any apprenticeship records for William.
 

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Origins do apprenticeship lists if anyone has access to the list. Doesn't give loads of details but is a starting point.
Thanks DW, i'll check it out. As you said its a starting point and as nothing else has been found on him its worth checking out.
 

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the Society of Genealogists (SOG) have just released on line a large database of apprenticeships. It is free to access for members who have registered but pay to view for others.

I suggest having a look

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the Society of Genealogists (SOG) have just released on line a large database of apprenticeships. It is free to access for members who have registered but pay to view for others.

I suggest having a look

dochines

Thank you. I will check it out, im totally lost with this one never having had to look for apprenticeships before so grateful for any suggestions.
 
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