English Apprenticeship and Child Labour; A History, with a Supplementary Section on the Modern Problems of Juvenile Labour

English Apprenticeship and Child Labour; A History, with a Supplementary Section on the Modern Problems of Juvenile Labour

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...the said privileges of right belonginge to them. And other persons uppon the said encouragement doe put ' MS. Court Book, Norwich, vol. 15, Oct. 7, 1615. "Ffrancis Pendleton being compleyned of by Miles Pytcher his apprentice ys required to pay to his said apprentice xl' pcell of mli wch he had wth him and so to be dischardged of his sd sd apprentice the mony to be payd into the hands of Peter Wytthericke his father in Lawe stepfather xx' in hand & xx" upon the second of ffebruary next." 2 Stevenson, Nottingham Records, v. 1 56. Transcr. presentment at sessions, May 6, 1633. Cf. Guilding, Reading Records, ii. p. 380. Difference between shoemaker ' 8 Anne, c. 9, i. 35. 2 S. P. D., Ch. I., ccccix., 1638. Calendar, p. 329. 3 Strype's Stow (1720), p. 329, vol 2, bk. v. ' Trade of England Revived (1681), p. 30. and apprentice who complained of lack of food. 3:145. had been given with him (1627). forth their children as apprentices 81 give greate sumes of money with them to severall of your peticon'."1 According to Aikin, it was about the same time, the close of the seventeenth century, that it became usual to pay premiums at Manchester? At Sheffield the Cutlers were paying premiums in 1632, though the practice was not common until I644. The earliest instances are those in which the father contributed something towards the clothing or board of his son; he was to provide shoes, linen, or one shirt a year, or "three metts of wheat at Michaelmas next ensuing." Leader points out that where premiums were paid, no better terms seem to have been secured. He states, however, that a large number of the boys bound out with premiums were the sons of gentlemen, well-to-do...show more

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  • 1236844343
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