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Apprenticeship in early modern London: The economic origins and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

Dr Chris Minns

Dr Patrick Wallis


I and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesneed not have bynneprentisse for that I was free by my Father's coppye: albeit my Father Sir Richard Gresham being a wyse man, although I was free by his coppye, it was to no purpose, except I was bound prentisse to the same; whereby to come by the experience and knowledge of all kinds of merchandise.


Apprenticeship myths assumptions
Apprenticeship Myths & Assumptions and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


What was apprenticeship
What and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries was apprenticeship?


What was apprenticeship1
What and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries was apprenticeship?


Why is apprenticeship economically important
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important1
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important2
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important3
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important4
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important5
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Why is apprenticeship economically important6
Why is apprenticeship and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centurieseconomically important?


Where did london apprentices come from city apprenticeship rates 1600 25
Where did London apprentices come from and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries?City Apprenticeship Rates, 1600-25


The age of city apprentices
The age of City apprentices and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


John stuart mill
John Stuart Mill and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

  • Jobs prior to industrialization were “almost equivalent to an hereditary distinction of caste”, “each employment being chiefly recruited from the children of those already employed in it”


Master apprentice connections
Master-apprentice connections (%) and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Father occupations londoners
Father occupations, Londoners and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Father occupations migrants
Father occupations, migrants and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Friends as agents
Friends as agents? and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

  • Daniel Clarke (Tring) sought an apprenticeship for son Francis with help of “friends,” seeking a “freeman & one that dealt considerably in his way of trade & was a fair dealing man”


Attrition london apprentices
Attrition, London apprentices and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Apprentices arrive slowly
Apprentices arrive slowly… and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Many quit early
…many quit early… and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


The rest stay on
… the rest stay on… and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


And then leave when they should
…and then leave when they should. and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Benjamin bangs
Benjamin Bangs and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

  • Bound in Longham, Norfolk, 5 years for a fee of £5

  • Master insolvent after 1 year

  • Bangs moves to London, and finds a new master “who upon seeing me, was very willing to take me.”


Benjamin bangs1
Benjamin Bangs and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

  • After three years “I understood my business pretty well, and was a little ambitious in my mind to become Master of it; therefore after I left him, I got into the company of the best Workman.”


What about the city and guilds
What about the City and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesand Guilds


Registration
Registration and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


Arbitration
Arbitration and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

‘could not make his allegacons good, tending to ye disparagement of his said Master Whereupon this Court intended to have caused the appntice to be punished by whipping’.


‘could not make his and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesallegacons good, tending to ye disparagement of his said Master Whereupon this Court intended to have caused the appntice to be punished by whipping’….

the said Alexander fell upon his knees submitted himselfe to this Court & to his said Master desireing pardon for his uniustcomplaint


Masterpieces
Masterpieces and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

“the true practice of the arte and mistery of goldsmithry is not only grown into great decay but also dispersed into many parts” (1607)


The lord mayor s court
The Lord Mayor’s Court and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries

“where an apprentice…is entitled to be released from his indenture he may obtain his discharge by a petition”


The lord mayor s court1
The Lord Mayor’s Court and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


The lord mayor s court2
The Lord Mayor’s Court and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuries


“lavish and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesand profuse in his expenditures and oft taking out monies from his master Till’s box or till, of taking and pawning two pictures from his house, and taking goods from his shop, as well as obtaining a quantity of brandy in Till’s name from another merchant”


“immediately and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriestook his hat & went his wayes & entered himself on board a Man of War. And never afterwards was in [his master’s] service’”


‘swearing in a most and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesprodigicous manner & telling [his audience] what pranks he had been playing at nights saying that he had taken women from men in the streets & had them to Taverns & that he had layen with them & a great deal more debauched discourse’.


and destinations of City apprentices in the 16th and 17th centuriesletting him goe till he was ragged & had hardly any shoes to his feet & persons crying out shame of him & wondering that the [master] would lett [his apprentice] goe in such manner”… The apprentice became ‘very lowsie & nasty in his clothes that the lice might be seen crawling on him & seldom had clean linen’


‘hath seen … [Francis’s] shoulders and face sundry times black & blew by immoderate beating & one time pticularly the [master] having struck [her] head agt the sash windows in the shop & broken them sayd to [her] you Jade I will make you pay for them’.


Industry and idleness
Industry and Idleness times black & blew by immoderate beating & one time


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