Chester County, Pennsylvania. Includes records for indictments, tavern license papers, indentured servant and apprentice records, reports of directors of the poor, and licenses for hawkers, peddlers, and Indian traders.
Over 165,000 of these record abstracts are contained in the database, with over half a million names indexed: apprentices, their parent, and masters. Less than 30% of the "London" apprentices actually came from the London area.
The Records of London's Livery Companies Online project is a partnership between the Centre for Metropolitan History, The Bowyers' Company, The Clothworkers' Company, The Drapers' Company, The Founders
This collection consists of 609 Indentures, ranging in date from 1700-1913, most of which were promoted by the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of Manchester and their successors the Guardians of the Poor of the Manchester Union.