Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

14/9/2012

UK, Articles of Clerkship, 1756-1874

The articles of clerkship referenced in these records were contracts between an apprentice clerk, who wanted to become an attorney or solicitor, and an attorney who agreed to train the clerk for the profession. The contracts were often entered into by fathers (or other sponsors) on their sons’ behalf, with terms typically lasting 5–7 years. for more click here

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