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Gloucester Apprentices 1595-1700

Gloucester Apprentices 1595-1700 records the details of over 20,000 apprentices and masters listed in the Calendar of the Registers of Apprentices of the City of Gloucester 1595-1700. Originally published by The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, the calendar has digitised the text through optical character recognition (OCR), which allows you to search the text for your ancestor's name or a keyword, such as your ancestor's trade.

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Each record will list the apprentices chosen trade, residence, the name of their father, the name of their master, the name of their master's wife, the length of their term and the amount they were paid at the end of their training.

Scotland Mental Health Institutions Admissions 1857-1859

Scotland Mental Health Institutions Admissions contains over 1,000 records from over 50 mental health institutions including asylums and poorhouses between 1857 and 1859.

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Each record includes a transcript of an original document held by National Records of Scotland that will allow you to discover your ancestors', birth place, birth date, former residence the institution they were sent to and the date of their admission.

Scotland Prison Registers Index 1828-1884

Do you have any black sheep hiding in your Scottish family tree? Search over 17,000 transcripts of prison registers out if your ancestors spent time in jail between 1828 and 1884.

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Each record includes a transcript that will reveal your ancestors' age, birth year, birth place, occupation, former residence, offence and place of imprisonment.

Kent Parish Records

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The new records date all the way back to 1538 and cover the parishes of Wortham, Stansted, Wouldham, Southfleet, and Leybourne.