Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am
1794 Poor Law Apprenticeships Indenture Honing near North Walsham, Norfolk. Apprenticing a boy of 9 years of age. As no trade is mentioned this could have been a fiction for adopting a child from a very poor home, thus reducing the charges on the parish rate (dole money). Larger than usual with detailed black printing with manuscript annotations, signatures and seal, size 33x 41cm approx.