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Postby annie » Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:50 am

My ggg grandfer James Nottage born 1796 was a silversmith by trade and I would like to find out where he did his apprenticeship and how he fared in his occupation. Is there a record of silversmiths anywhere? on 1841 census he was living in Banks Court Finsbury can anyone give me clue where to start?
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RE: silversmith

Postby paulberyl » Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:56 am

Annie,

You could try The Goldsmiths' Company who had (have) a responsibility for both goldsmiths and silversmiths. If they cannot help themselves they may be able to point you in the right direction.

[b]The Curator
[/b]The Goldsmiths' Company,
Goldsmiths' Hall,
Foster Lane,
London EC2V 6BN
[b]Tel:[/b] 020 7606 7010
[b]E-mail: [/b][email=curator@thegoldsmiths.co.uk][u][color=#0000ff]curator@thegoldsmiths.co.uk[/color][/u][/email]

Regards,

Paul
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RE: silversmith

Postby annie » Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:26 pm

many thanks for the information I will try an email to the goldsmiths
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