Smollett"s apprenticeship in Glasgow, 1736-1739.

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Smollett, Tobias, -- 1721-
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Smollett's Apprenticeship In Glasgow, The late Professor Knapp's account of Smollett's medical ap­ prenticeship in Glasgow has never been challenged or revised, although it is certainly sketchy. 1 It was composed, like much of the biography, with almost no search or knowledge of the.

By Henry L. Fulton, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Fulton, Henry L. () "Smollett's Apprenticeship In Glasgow, ," Studies in Scottish Author: Henry L. Fulton. Smollett came of a family of lawyers and soldiers, Whig in politics and Presbyterian in religion.

In or he entered Dumbarton grammar school, proceeding from there to the University of Glasgow and apprenticeship to William Stirling and John Gordon, surgeons of that city. His first biographer states that he “attended the anatomical and medical lectures,” and, if his first novel.

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Covering the period of political reform at the beginning of the s to the great expansion of the city's boundaries init examines the adjustments which had to be made to cope with some of the fastest urban growth in Europe. Particular attention is paid to the people, institutions and power structures as Glasgow's intricate class profile is unravelled and the pivotal role of politics.

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The book comprises a number of sections, each one listing the information gleaned from research in the Mitchell Archives and the Trades House of Glasgow.

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Tobias George Smollett ( - ) was a. He stood only once, inbeing defeated by Glasgow’s dean of guild, Thomas Smith II*. That Dumbarton lay within the Glasgow district of burghs proved a great handicap.

The ever-increasing power of Scotland’s second city was manifest in a determination that only members of Glasgow council should be returned to Westminster. Govan, a part of Glasgow, was a HUGE ship building area with several dozen shipyards. The largest two were Fairfield and John Brown shipping companies.

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Glasgow archives at the Mitchell library would likely be of assistance. They hold all archival material for Glasgow, including the guild records.

Apprenticeships lasted for 2 to 7 years’ depending on the particular trade after which the apprentice became a journey man. The term derived from the French word for day i.e.

‘journee’ and basically meant that the journeyman would be paid by the day for his a period of extensive experience the journeyman could submit a piece of his best work to the appropriate guild for.

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That is why we have increased Skills Read more». The trade companies kept control of apprenticeships that lead to freedom of their company. Corporations of cities and boroughs were also interested in keeping records as these young men would also be applying for the freedom of the city or borough.

The latter freedom gave them the right to trade in the borough and also to vote in Parliamentary elections. Register books of apprentices.

Apprenticeship. Town Books Arranged chronologically and by the name of the duty collector. These register books give little more information than what is included in the indexes.

Found on 20 FHL microfilms ( and ). 5) Apprenticeship.

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Country books Arranged the same as the town books.Glasgow’s City Building received the award for the Public Sector Employer of the Year. The organisation is the largest provider of apprenticeships in Scotland, yet prides itself on treating each apprentice tradesperson as an individual. It has trained almost 1, apprentices sincesome of them from Glasgow’s most deprived areas.