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Occupation Interests / Re: Would an 18th century apprentice have married?
« on: Friday 03 December 21 12:21 GMT (UK)  »
It say's here that Sheffield cutlers required a minimum of 7 years apprenticeship.;;
Although 18 years seems rather excessive, especially being that the master would have to provide food and lodging during that time, Oh, and the apprentice was not to marry in that time.

The Stay Safe Board / Re: Omicron
« on: Monday 29 November 21 06:22 GMT (UK)  »
As a member of a society you have "rights" conferred by that society. Sometimes the society asks or demands something from you for everyones good. If you do not comply it could lead to the breaking of that society, and then you will have no "rights"

Wiltshire / Re: Salley Family
« on: Monday 22 November 21 08:36 GMT (UK)  »
The name might be Sealy, which occurs in the area. There is a marriage in Malmesbury 13-Oct-1814 of a Aaron Sealy of Corston to Ann Scott of Corston.
Maybe DNA might provide some clues, or even an answer.

The Stay Safe Board / Re: Shall we be able to spend Christmas with our families?
« on: Saturday 30 October 21 14:19 BST (UK)  »
The primary reason to wear a mask is to stop the spread of the virus, protecting the wearer is secondary.
Some sacrifices are required of individuals in any society, for the greater good of that society. Wearing a mask and refraining from close contact is surely a small one.

The Common Room / Re: Glove etiquette?
« on: Friday 29 October 21 16:41 BST (UK)  »
You remove gloves when indoors

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