Fonds MC 3408, 1096X2 - Apprenticeship indenture of Walter Codling of Norwich, with Recipe and Notice regarding Supplemetary Ration

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MC 3408, 1096X2


Apprenticeship indenture of Walter Codling of Norwich, with Recipe and Notice regarding Supplemetary Ration


  • 1870-1918 (Creation)

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1 parchment, 1 paper

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(? 1829-? 1951)

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At Prospect Place Works, Globe Lane, Castle Hill, Norwich.

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Donated to Norfolk Library and Information Service via Norfolk and Norwich Central Lending Library in response to the Library Service's Great Norfolk Book Hunt appeal, following the fire at Norwich Central Library building in 1994. Book Hunt reference PA 0161.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 10 August 2001 (ACC 2001/128). List completed January 2018 (JW).

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Apprenticeship indenture of Walter Codling, son of Stephen Codling of St Michael at Thorn parish, Norwich to James Holmes, George Holmes and Robert Holmes, engineers of St Michael at Thorn, Norwich, to learn turning, planning and fitting, 1871. Half of the premium was paid by Stephen Codling and half by John Moy's Charity. On back is a receipt for the first half of the money, with note certifying that Walter had served his apprenticeship and had proved a good worker, 1877.
Typewritten authorisation from the Guildhall, Norwich for a supplementary food ration, 1918, with recipe on the back for untitled dish in which warm jelly and jam were heated together, nd [?early 20th century].

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For records of Holmes and Sons, see BR 206.

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