Apprenticeship Indentures (ERO D/P193/14)

14.1.1742 (Thursday 14 January 1742)

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this indenture made 14.1.1742 witnesseth that Edw Mead and Geo Barnard churchwardens of the parish of Colne Engaine and Jas Brown and Thos Baker overseers of the same with the consent of justices of the peace have placed Jn Poulter a poor child of the parish apprentice to Hen Mays of Earls Colne husbandman with him to dwell until aged twenty four years now being aged 17years during which time he to serve his master faithfully etc and Hen Mays covenants to instruct him in the art of a husbandman and shall lodge him etc and at the end of the term provide him with double apparel etc in witness the parties abovesaid have put their hands and seals mark Hen Mays Jos Dawson Jas Moss junior A Wear Robt Tweed