Certificate of admission of Thomas Turner to the Company of Cutlers of Hallamshire, 1789

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Scope and Content

Certificate of admission of Thomas Turner, son and apprentice of Nicholas Turner of Sheffield, filesmith, to the Company of Cutlers of Hallamshire on 25 September 1789, Thomas Tillotson master

Administrative / Biographical History

The Company of Cutlers was founded in 1624 by an Act of Incorporation, which gave the Company authority over the cutlery industry in Hallamshire, i.e. an area covering the southern part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. Sheffield is the capital of Hallamshire. The Master Cutler holds office for one year

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Gift of Prof. F. S. Fowweather

Note

In English

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