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Many websites give information about the various trades and occupations our ancestors followed. Apprentice records will list those who are indentured and the nature of the role. If you are seeking information in a specific occupation please try the Occupations search page.

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Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Ancestry's Articles of Clerkship, 1756-1874
Link:Ancestry's Articles of Clerkship, 1756-1874
Description:Ancestry's Articles of Clerkship, 1756-1874
Extra Info:This database contains records associated with articles of clerkship for young men apprenticed to attorneys for the years 1756-1874.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Apprentices Of Great Britain 1710-1774
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/apprentices-of-great-britain/
Description:Apprentices Of Great Britain 1710-1774
Extra Info:These records are abstracts from tax records kept by the Inland Revenue.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:British Transport Police Website
Link:http://www.btp.police.uk/
Description:British Transport Police Website
Extra Info:Click on about us, then history. Includes details of some murders and a rogues gallery.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20160305062046/http://w...
Description:Coal Mining History Resource Centre
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer available. Most information still seems to be available, although the layout is not good in parts. Search does not work. May be slow to load. Includes picture of the mines and details of the mines rescue crews.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Crew Lists 1861-1913
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/clip-crew-lists-search-start.action
Description:Search Crew Lists 1861-1913
Extra Info:The crew lists 1861-1913 contain indexes to around 30,000 lists of crew members on board vessels: around 270,000 records of individual crewmen.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Link:Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Description:Find My Past - Directories, Living Relatives and Newspapers
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Discover your ancestors' occupations
Link:Discover your ancestors' occupations with Ancestry.co.uk
Description:Discover your ancestors' occupations with Ancestry.co.uk
Extra Info:Professional and organizational directories were often published specifically those engaged in a specific profession or those involved in a professional, ethnic, political, fraternal, or military organization.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:East India Company Ships
Link:https://eicships.threedecks.org/
Description:Information on the Ships, Voyages and Seafarers of the East India Company's Mercantile Services
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, School / Educational Records, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Education and Work Records, Occupations
Link:Education and Work Records, Occupations
Description:Find My Past - Education and Work Records, Occupations
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories; Who's Who in the World, 1910-1911; England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892; Numerous other records
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Inner Temple Admissions Database
Link:http://www.innertemplearchives.org.uk/index.asp
Description:Inner Temple Admissions Database
Extra Info:Online biographical information about past members of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four London-based Inns of Court. Many records include father's name and address.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:London Music Hall Database
Link:http://www.rhul.ac.uk/drama/music-hall/
Description:London Music Hall Database
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Maritime Memorials
Link:http://memorials.rmg.co.uk/
Description:Maritime Memorials
Extra Info:The National Maritime Museum memorial index includes records of monuments commemorating British people with maritime related work or careers and the victims of disaster at sea.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Mechanical Engineer Records, 1847-1930
Link:Mechanical Engineer Records, 1847-1930
Description:Ancestry's Mechanical Engineer Records, 1847-1930
Extra Info:This database contains documents relating to membership in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1847–1930.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America
Link:http://www.themusichallguild.com/index.php
Description:Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America
Extra Info:Includes a database of artistes, many with photographs.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Merchant Navy Indexes and Records
Extra Info:Online Merchant Navy indexes and records.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes medals awarded to merchant seamen in WWI and WWII, also an index to seamen's names 1860 -1867, and more.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWI Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war one. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - WWII Merchant Seamen's Medals
Extra Info:Campaign medals issues to merchant seamen in world war two. Free to search, but pay to view medal cards.
Classification:Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Old Occupations of England
Link:http://www.worldthroughthelens.com/family-history/...
Description:Old Occupations
Extra Info:Lists many old occupations and meanings, taken from census records.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.cartedevisite.co.uk/
Description:Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Information on photographers of Great Britain and Ireland from 1840-1940, their photographs, their studios and their customers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Police Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.policememorial.org.uk/
Description:The National Police Officers Roll of Honour and Awards for Gallantry
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Journals / Diaries
Title:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Link:http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/index.html
Description:Scarlet Finders - British Military Nurses
Extra Info:Includes the war diary of Matron-in-Chief, British Expeditionary Force for 1914-1919.
Classification:School / Educational Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Teachers' Registration Council Registers 1914-1948
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/teachers-registrations/
Description:Teachers' Registration Council Registers 1914-1948
Extra Info:The Teachers' Registrations give details of nearly 100,000 people who taught in England and Wales between 1870 and 1948.
Classification:Newspapers, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The Stage Archive
Link:https://archive.thestage.co.uk/
Description:The Stage Archive - 125 Years of Stage History and News
Extra Info:The 170,000+ pages provide a rich and fascinating record of changing fortunes and fashion in the world of showbusiness. Subscription required for detailed information.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:The Surman Index Online
Link:http://www.english.qmul.ac.uk/drwilliams/surman/in...
Description:Biographical Card Index of Congregational Ministers
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Information, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail
Link:https://threedecks.org/
Description:This site aims to be the premier web resource for researching naval history during the Age of Sail.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/trinity-house-calendars/
Description:Trinity House Calendars 1787-1854
Extra Info:Covering the period 1787 to 1854, most of the papers are Petitions for aid, submitted by the seaman or, often, his widow. Also includes Apprentice Indentures and Miscellaneous Papers.
Classification:Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Victorian Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Link:http://www.victorianphotographers.co.uk/
Description:Victorian Photographers of Great Britain and Ireland
Extra Info:Information about UK and Eire photographers from the period 1840-1940. The information is base mainly on two extensive collections - one of British and Irish portrait photographs and another of British trade directories.

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