Copy of an indenture of apprenticeship, 11 Feb, 1837, between Joseph Gordon Low, aged fourteen years, of the parish of St. John, Hampstead, (with the consent of his father, James Low, gardener, of Hampstead), and James Dowse, tailor, of Hampstead, for a term of 7 years. Consideration - £10 from the trustees of the Well Charity, Hampstead. Endorsed: 'Received of Mr. Toller the original indenture of apprenticeship this fifteenth day of August 1843'. Signed: 'Mary Ann Low'.
Apprenticeship indenture of Joseph Low
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 494
- Dates of Creation1837
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Administrative / Biographical History
An apprenticeship indenture bound a young person to a master, to learn from him his art, trade or business, and to serve him during the time of his apprenticeship, which could only last until he reached his majority.
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Bought from G.W. Walford in 1959.
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10" x 8"
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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