Apprenticeships

Entries below from Mater's Day Book — and extracts from the Post Office London Directory for 1895 [POLD]

Albert
	24/4/1900	131	[date looks odd on page]
	Sent Cheque to J. Rigg to refund cash laid out for Albert Russ     2.1.-
	20/5/1900	114	Cheque to Thomas Rigg a/c Albert Russ    25.-.-
	6/5/1901	119	Sent cheque to J. Rigg (a/c Albert R)    25
POLD: Rigg Brothers: manufacturers of best sheeting, long cloths etc.  1,2,3 Red Lion Court, Watling St EC.  Warehouse 6 
Mosley St Manchester  mills Tottington nr Bury Lancashire

Charles
	24/1/1894	26	Mr. E. Lange called in evening at 27 Clifton Hill to consult about Charlie's premium for 
	apprenticeship (100) which Mr Lange claimed as had been first arranged
	6/2/1894	31	wrote to Mr. E. Lange that as he still claimed the 100 in full would he send back the Indentures
	 & we would write off 50 more from his debt leaving 500
POLD: Lange & Co wholesale manufacturing furriers 63 Knightrider St EC

Emil
	6/1/1894	21	Sent cheque value 25 to Mr W. Shingleton, 60 Bond St. the second & final instalment of 
	second son, Emil's, premium for apprenticeship.
	23/9/1896	87	Sent to Mrs Russ 3 cheques as follows
	Classes & Polytechnic " Emil Russ      17.-
	11/11/1897	96	Advance to Emil Russ for Apprenticeship  (Shingleton)   25.-.-
POLD: William Shingleton 60 New Bond St W tailor

Ernest
	4/10/1898	102	Sent cheque to Marshall Snelgrove for Ernest     60.-.-
	18/2/1903	129	[Sent cheque] Ernest Russ for Tools, Books Etc    40.-.-  
	[Mar 3  refunded   9.-.-]          31.-.-
	19/2/1903	129	Sent Cheque to I. M Cable for 2 years premium a/c Ernest Russ    105.-.-
POLD:Marshall & Snelgrove silk mercers, mourning warehousemen; dress, costume and mantlemakers; lacemen, 
haberdashers, hosiers, glovers, outfitters, milliners, furriers, carpet rug and linen factors, wholesale and retail warehousemen.  
10  20 Vere St W, 334  348 and 352 & 354 Oxford St, 14  20 Henrietta St Cavendish Sq, 2  24 Marylebone Lane.  TA 
Marshgrove  TN 3561 & at Scarborough & Leeds
I M Cable  to be checked
	
Fred
	21/6/1902	128	Fred entered apprenticeship at Mr Thomas Owen Cabinet Maker 18 Oldbury Place, Marylebone,
	 Premium 50, 25 on signing & 25 in 6 months repayable as wages  1st year 4/- wk 2nd 7/- 
	3rd yr 10/-
	[see p 127]
	25/6/1902	127	Sent Cheque Thomas Owen a/c Fred Russ    25.-.-
	[as apprentice - see p 128]
	2/7/1902	128	Gave Fred Cheque for Tools etc    10.-.-
	26/10/1902	128	Sent Cheque to   Fred       "    Drawing Class       1.-.-
	3/2/1903	129	[Sent cheque] Mr Owen 1 years' premium a/c Fred Russ    25.-.-
	   "           "      Fred Russ for tools          4.-.-
	18/1/1904	136	Checque [sic] sent to Fred Russ for tools    9.-.-
POLD: not checked as we know about Fred
	
Percy
	12/10/1894	62	at London Percy Russ entered for 3 months apprenticeship on trial as a cabinet maker with Mr.
	 Frank Praill trading as Edward Praill, 12 New Tun Yd. Tottenham Court Rd - who wishes 30 
	premium for five years.
	To be paid back 2/6 per week 1st year  =   6.10.0
	  "      "        "       5/-  "     "       II  "            13.0.0
	  "      "        "       7/6  "     "      III  "           19.10.0
	  "      "        "       10/-  "     "     IV  "           26.0.0
	  "      "        "      12/6-  "    "      V  "           32.10.0
	15/1/1895	65	Mr. F. Praill, Mr. Schoof, Mrs. Russ & Percy Russ met at 99 St. Johns' St. Rd Clerkenwell, to 
	settle details of apprenticeship.  The indentures were drawn up for a term of four years only &
	 signed by Mr. F. Praill, Mrs. Russ, & Percy; & witnessed by W. G. Schoof Esq
	17/1/1895	65	Paid Mr. F. Praill Exec: cheque of 15, being half of premium required by him
	23/2/1895	68	Paid to Percy Russ cheque for tools   11.4.8
	20/7/1895	73	Sent cheque to Mr. Praill, Percy Russ 15.-.-
	1/1/1896	79	Percy Russ recd. Cheque for tools (advance)   5.16.-
	23/9/1896	87	Sent to Mrs Russ 3 cheques as follows
	  Classes & Tools " Percy Russ      1.4.-
	5/11/1896	88	Sent duly signed cheque to Percy Russ for Tools    2.-.-
	7/1/1898	98	Sent cheque to Percy Russ for tools     5.-.-
POLD: not checked as we know about Percy
	
Sidney
	23/9/1896	87	Sent to Mrs Russ 3 cheques as follows
	      John Briggs for Sidney Russ    8.10.-
	18/9/1897	95	Sent cheque to G Poland & Son for apprenticing Sidney Russ as a furrier and received on the 
	20th inst a receipt for the same     80.-.-
POLD: John Briggs  not found
Poland George & Son furrirers 190 Oxford St W
	
William
	24/10/1904	137	[Cheque sent ] Kretzschmar (for Willie)    120.-.-
POLD:  Kretzschmar Robert  hairdresser 55 Park St Camden Town  
[MJH: this is the only identifiable business from my first search  is it relevant?]

Also noted from POLD:
70 New Bond St Russ & Co wholesale furriers & at Glasgow and Edinburgh
164 New Bond St the Grafton Fur COmpany Ltd manufacturing furriers, fur & skin importers, dressers and dyers. TA Seaotter TN 35 150
[MJH: this is the business in which Henry Callaway worked - and possibly - Emily before her marriage]

TA - telegraphic address TN - telephone number