December 2019 Discounted Book of the Month - My Ancestor was an Apprentice

Since it was once a legal requirement to serve as an apprentice before practicing a trade, it is possible that we will all discover an apprentice or two while researching our family history. This book contains useful information on locating records regarding these apprentices, and outlines the prodigious history of apprenticeship. 

Employing a simple yet comprehensive style, the author, Stuart A Raymond, expounds on the availability of a number of sources, including apprentice indentures, poll books, freeman registers, wills and newspapers. For anybody interested in discovering more about their apprentice ancestors, this is an essential starting point. 

Published 2010 (reprint 2016) A5, 118 pages.

The usual cost of t My Ancestor was an Apprentice is £8.99 and is currently available to SoG members at the discounted price of £7.28 (£8.09 to non-members). A £2.00 postal charge applies within the UK. This book plus the full range of titles published by the Society are available from our bookshop, through our website or by telephone: 020 7251 8799 (TUe-Thu & Sat). Offer valid through 27 December. Note last date for Christmas delivery is 19 December.

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