Peter Currie Indenture of Apprenticeship

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

1 parchment indenture 1889; Biographical notes on Peter Currie supplied by his son, Alex Currie 1973

Administrative / Biographical History

D McGregor & Co was one of a number of companies in Glasgow making and repairing nautical instruments in the late 19th century. They were based in Clyde Place, Glasgow and also had premises in Greenock and Liverpool. The Indenture of Apprenticeship with Peter Currie was signed on 19 October 1889, and the parchment is endorsed on the satisfactory completion of the apprenticeship on 19 October 1895. As a journeyman instrument maker following his apprenticeship Peter Currie worked with local companies Dobbie McInnes & Co, and Barr & Stroud, and subsequently with the Glasgow and South West Railway (later London, Midland and Scottish Railway). He retired in 1942 at the age of 65.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued online to sub-collection level

Archivist's Note

Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)Date of descriptions: November 2008