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Bromsgrove Apprentices

This section lists apprenticeship records relating to Bromsgrove based on documents held at the Worcestershire Archives and Archaeology Service (The Hive).  It lists around 1500 appenticeships entered into with employers within the Bromsgrove jurisdiction from 1637 to 1813. Bromsgrove-born apprentices indentured to masters elsewhere are not listed but may be included in the larger Worcestershire Apprenticeship Index held at the Hive (a hardcopy of this index can be downloaded here).

The numbering denotes the apprenticeship papers found in the parish chest of St John's Church, Bromsgrove.  The entries with no numbers are the names from the Churchwardens account book, both of which are now at The Hive.  Where names are in brackets there is a discrepancy between the name from the parish chest and name in the account book.

These transcripts have been kindly produced by volunteer Bob Lampitt with assistance from Jenny Townshend and Emma Townshend.

Using the Search Facility

To search these records enter search terms in the 'Filter' box below.

The easiest way is to search by name (e.g. Smith). This will return entries for both apprentices and masters with that surname. The filter accepts partial spellings (at least three characters) but not wildcards. So, for instance, Smi will find 'Smith' and 'Smithson'.

You may also search by year but combinations of filters may not be used.

© Bob Lampitt & Bromsgrove BMSGH, 2013


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Year Apprentice Employer
1637 Corbett, John Fayting, Thos
1648 Oakes, Edward Maris, George
1651 Arden, Richd Brook, Chas and Ales his wife
1651 Green, Thos also Snape Westwood, John the elder. (gent)
1652 Tolley, Richd Hunt, Richd and Eliener his wife
1653 Gibbes, Robt Blick, Nicholas (yeoman)
1653 Carpenter, Hellen Carpenter, Francis and Jane his wife
1653 Morgan, Elizabeth Piggott, Raynold
1653 Butler, Dorothie Carpenter, William and Elizabeth his wife
1655 Baylis, Thos Butler, John (gent)
1656 Amphelett, Walter Potter, John and Jane his wife
1656 Pritchett, John Bradely, William
1656 Aston, Thos Clark, Symon
1656 Oakes, William Radford, Thomas
1657 Cooks, John Hunt, Richd the elder Hunt, Richd the younger
1657 Rutter, John Jones, Anthony
1657 Roe, Richd Sitch, Kenelme
1657 Nott, John Tilt, Henry
1657 Bowles, George Walker, John (tailor)
1659 Mascall, Wm Sheldon, Wm (gent)

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