London Apprenticeship Abstracts, 1442-1850

Discover your ancestors who were apprenticed to various livery companies in London between 1442 and 1850. The records may reveal the trade your ancestor was learning, when he was apprenticed, his master’s name and where he was born. Some records may also provide information on the apprentice’s father’s occupation and parish. The original records can be accessed from the Guildhall Library.


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