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Transcript of....Apprenticeship of Ann Oatridge 1819 Source: t7: Hampshire Apprentices. Hants RO 88M81W/P01/37 This Indenture witnesseth that Ann Oatridge of the Parish of Saint John in the Soke in the County of Southampton Spinster a minor of the Age of thirteen years by an with the consent of William Pickering and James Kellow Churchwardens and Robert Knight and Robert Smith Overseers of the Poor of the said Parish of Saint John doth put herself Apprentice to Margaret the Wife of Joseph Dawkins of the City of Winchester in the said County of Southampton Dress Maker to learn her Art amd with her after the manner of an Apprentice to serve from the day of the date hereof for and during and unto the full end and Term of two years from thence next ensuing amd fully to be complete and ended during which term the said Apprentice her said Mistress faithfully shall serve her secrets keep her lawful commands every where gladly do she shall not do any damage to her said Mistress but to the best of her Power shall prevent the same or forthwith give warning to her said Mistress thereof; she shall not purloin nor waste the Goods of her said Mistress nor lend them to any without her Direction or Permission; she shall not contract Matrimony during the said Term; she shall not play at Cards Dice Tables or any other unlawful Games whereby her said Mistress may sustain any loss or injury; she shall not in any manner Trade for herself during the said Term without her said Mistress's consent; she shall not haunt Taverns or Play-Houses nor absent herself from her said Mistress's Service Day or Night unlawfully but in all things as a good and faithful Apprentice she shall behave herself towards her said Mistress and all hers during the said Term. And the said Joseph Dawkins for and in Consideration of the Sum of Twnety one Pounds to him in hand paid by the said Churchwardens and Overseers out of the Charity Money received by them on Account of the the Rent of Shalden Green Farm in the said County of Southampton devised by Henry Smith Esquire deceased for Apprenticing Children and for other Charitable purposes doth hereby for himself his Executors and Administrators and for the said Margaret his Wife covenant and Agree to and with the said Churchwardens and Overseers that she the said Margaret Dawkins shall and will be the best means taht she can teach and instruct or cause to be taught and instructed her said Apprentice in the Art and Business of a Dress Maker which she now with; and also that the said Joseph Dawkins shall and will find and provide for her the said Apprentice good and sufficient Meat Drink Lodging and Washing and also making and mending her Clothes during the said Term. And the said Churchwardens and Overseers do hereby for themselves and their successors covenant and agree to and with the said Joseph Dawkins his Executors and Administrators that they the said Churchwardens and Overseers shall and will find and provide for the said Term. In Witness whereof the said Parties to these Oresebts have hereunto set their Hands and Seals the twenty third day of November one thousand Eight hundred and nineteen. Sealed and Delivered in the presence of: Ann Otridge J Lampard? Wm Pickering James Kellow R Knight Rbt Smith Jos.h Dawkins Margaret Dawkins Received of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Saint John within mentioned the full Sum of twenty one Pounds being the Consideration Money within mentioned to be paid by them to me Joseph Dawkins Witness: J Lampard?
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