Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture
Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited. The document is signed by John Henry Watson himself (then about 17 years old), his father Walter Watson, and Henry Davis, Governing Director. The apprenticeship is for five years, dating from 25 June 1901, in the skill of instrument making. The apprentice's pay is agreed at 4 shillings and sixpence per week for the first year, rising to 6 shillings in the second year, 7/6 in the third, 9/6 in the fourth, and 12/6 in the fifth. The apprentice agrees to be obedient, not do any damage, not to take leave of absence without consent, and not to play cards, dice or other unlawful games, nor to frequent taverns or playhouses.
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3 January 1902
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R.J. Mitchell?s original drawing office staff in 1923. ?
R.J. Mitchell?s original drawing office staff in 1923. Back row from left: Arthur Shirvall, apprentice; Frank Holroyd, draughtsman; C.V. Kettlewell, draughtsman and Joe Smith, draughtsman. Front row: Miss Haines, tracer; Mr Harris and Miss Attwater, chief tracer. Date: 1923
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1923, Apprentice, Arthur, Back, Cv, Draughtsman, Drawing, Frank, Front, Haines, Harris, Holroyd, Joe, Kettlewell, Miss, Mr, Office, Original, Rj, Row, Shirvall, Smith, Staff, Tracer
Blue Print for a fine career
Blue Print for a fine career, 1960 (c).Colour photolithograph recruiting poster, after Mike Buckley (APD 0222), published by HMSO, 1960 (c).In modernist style on a blue background, the smiling face of a cadet wearing a beret with the Army Apprentice School, cap badge is upper left, expanding concentric rings indicative of radar waves expand out from the lower right, with inscribed text upper right, centre and lower left. Date: circa 1960
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