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Absconding Apprentices

Articles from Trewman's Exeter Flying Post Relating to Apprentices that have Run Away
or Absented themselves from their Masters

Provided by Lindsey Withers

Thursday, January 2, 1800 - Issue 1891 - Gale Document Number Y3200646799
Run Away from his Master, Mr Amos Govier, Blacksmith, of Topsham, Edmund Chowne, his Apprentice; he is about 5 feet 6 inches and half high, and nearly twenty year of Age, brown Hair, long Nose, long-favoured, rather pock-fretten, and rouch marbled on his Skin; he is strong grown, and has a Lounge in his Walk. He wore away a blue Coat, and brown Corduroy Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs; but whoever will give Intelligence of him to the said Amos Govier, shall be handsomely rewarded for the same.

Thursday, January 2, 1800 - Issue 1891 - Gale Document Number Y3200646793
Run Away from his Master, on Thursday Evening, the 12th of December instant, Henry Crook, an Apprentice to Mr John Bickley, of Ideford, Devon. He is near seventeen Years of Age, about 5 feet high, dark straight hair, fair complexion, and short thick Hand. Wore away a Duck Jacket, dark Waistcoat, and Web Breeches; Carried with him a mixt Cloth Coat, with a 'King and Constitution' upon the Buttons; a coloured Fustian Waistcoat; a pair of Corduroy Breeches and a Pair of Stockings, stolen from his fellow Apprentice, and many other Things from the House. Whoever harbours or employs the said Henry Crook after this public Notice, will be prosecuted to the Severity of the Law.

Thursday, January 30, 1800; Issue 1895 - Gale Document Number Y3200646844
Ran Away from his Master, Thomas Waymouth, of the Parish of St. Mary church, in the County of Devon, Yeoman, on Friday the 24th of January instant, Thomas Gilding, his Parish Apprentice, aged sixteen, five Feet three Inches high, pale complexion, light hair; wore away a light-coloured Broad Cloth Coat, with yellow buttons, Bathcoating Waistcoat, and Plush breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs; but if he will return soon, he will be received, if not, he will be treated according to Law.
St Mary-church, Jan. 27th, 1800.

Thursday, March 6, 1800; Issue 1900 - Gale Document Number Y3200646892
Whereas George Saunders, late a Servant with Mr John Beedle, of Storidge; in the Parish of Tiverton, quitted his Service the 19th of February 1800, and obtained a Character of him, under false pretences. The said George Saunders is about five feet nine or ten inches high, long black hair, much marked with the small pox, by Occupation a Servant in Husbandry. Whoever will apprehend the said George Saunders, so as he may be brought to Justice, shall receive One Guinea Reward of the said John Beedle.
4th March 1800.

Thursday, March 20, 1800; Issue 1902 -Gale Document Number Y3200646913
Ran Away from his Master, C. Row, Esq. of Livinghay, in the Parish of Silverton, Devon, on Sunday night, 16th March 1800, William Chown, his Apprentice, aged 20, about 5 Feet and Half high, sallow Complexion, dark Hair, shewing of the Small Pox, and stoops to walking; wore away a Mixt Broad Cloth Coat, with plated Buttons, green and yellow Waistcoat, black Cloth Breeches, carried with him a plain Kersey Jacket and Breeches, black Cloth Waistcoat, with a pair of Calve Leather Shoes, a pair of Hats, Stockings and Shirts. Whoever harbours or employs him after this Notice, shall be prosecuted with the utmost Severity; but if he will return with proper Acknowledgements will be received: If not after this public Notice, he will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the Law.

Thursday, April 3, 1800; Issue 1904 - Gale Document Number Y3200646934
Run Away, on Sunday Evening, the 30th of March 1800, from his Master, Arthur Knapman, of Drewsteignton, Devon, William Moxey, his Parish Apprentice, aged 17 Years, about 5 Feet high, brown Hair, pale Complexion, small Eyes, wore away a dark Colour Cloth Coat and Waistcoat, Hogskin Breeches and carried with him a Web Coat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law.

Thursday, April 10, 1800; Issue 1905 - Gale Document Number Y3200646939
Run Away from his Master, Mr Thomas Wills, of Lustleigh, on Sunday Night, the 30th of March last, John Edgcombe, his Parish Apprentice, about 19 Years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, darkish straight hair, fair complexion, with a kind of Wen or Mole under his right Cheek, which makes that cheek appear rather a little lower than the other, and the tone of his speech a little deeper than it was before that grew there; and is rather full in his legs. He wore away a dark cloth coat, velvet breeches, and otherwise decently apparelled. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, will be prosecuted; but if any person will bring him to his Master, he shall receive a reward of Five Guineas, and all reasonable expenses paid.
He has relations living at Plymouth-Dock.
Witness my Hand, Thomas Wills. Lustleigh, April 9th, 1800.

Thursday, June 12, 1800; Issue 1913 - Gale Document Number Y3200647029
Ran Away from his Master, John Gill, of Beardon, in the Parish of Peter Tavy, Yeoman, William Norris, his Parish Apprentice, about five Feet high, aged 15 years, fair Complexion, dark short Hair, grey Eyes; wore a blue Coat, striped Woollen Waistcoat, and a Pair of Everlasting Breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
Peter Tavy, May 30, 1800
Run Away, without any Provocation, William Youlden, Apprentice to R. Sparks, Gingerbread Baker, of Exeter, on Monday, 9th of June 1800. He is about five Feet two Inches high, of a dark Complexion, a very down Look, about seventeen Years of Age. Wore away a ?----- Jacket, a spotted Linen Waistcoat, a Pair of white Loafers; and has taken with him two Pair of Shoes, Boots, a light-coloured Cloth Coat, a green spotted ?----- coat, a Pair of Buckskin Breeches, and two Shirts.
This is to give Notice, that whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, July 3, 1800; Issue 1916 - Gale Document Number Y3200647059
24th June, 1800.
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Wm. Rippen, Parish of Ringsash, in the County of Devon, Thomas Simmons, his Apprentice, aged about nineteen Years, five feet two or three inches high, fresh complexion, wore away a dark brown Coat, with metal buttons, striped Waistcoat and Corduroy Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs. Whoever will inform the said Wm. Rippen, his Master, where he is residing, shall receive Ten Shillings Reward.
Witness my Hand, Wm. Rippen.

Thursday, July 10, 1800; Issue 1917 - Gale Document Number Y3200647069
Run Away from Mr William Fry, of Southmolton, Devon, on the 20th of May last, William Fry, his Apprentice, aged about 13 Years. This is to Caution the Public from trusting the said Apprentice on his Master's Account, as he is determined not to pay any Debts which the said Apprentice may Contract.
Southmolton, July 1, 1800

Thursday, September 4, 1800; Issue 1925 - Gale Document Number Y3200647144
Teignmouth, Aug. 28th, 1800
Run Away, about Four of the Clock this Morning, from their Master, Two Apprentices, viz. Thomas Prowse, about 17 Years of Age, and Samuel Haydon, about 16 Years and Half, Carpenters.
Notice is hereby given, That if any Person or Persons Credit the above Boys, I will not be answerable for the same.
Witness my Hand, John Tapp.

Thursday, September 11, 1800; Issue 1926 - Gale Document Number Y3200647152
Ran Away from Mr George Crocker, of Bideford, in Devon, Shipwright, William Short, George Hearding and John Hill, his three Apprentices.
Short is about 5 Feet 6 inches high, slight grown, flaxen hair. Hearding is about 5 feet 5 1/2 inches high, stout made, dark brown hair. Hill is about 5 feet 5 inches high, dark brown hair tied, well grown, wore away a blue Coat, and blue Pantaloons; very red in the Face.
Whoever will apprehend the said Apprentices, so that they may be brought to Justice, shall receive Five Guineas Reward for each; and whoever harbours or employs them after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law, by me, George Crocker.

Thursday, September 18, 1800; Issue 1927 - Gale Document Number Y3200647162
Run Away from his Master, John Sanford, Parish Apprentice to Mr Joshua Ware, of Woodbury, Devon; aged 16 Years, about 4 feet 9 inches high, light complexion, having a large scar on the back part of one of his leg; wore away a brown Kersey Coat, red Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. Whoever shall harbour or employ the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs, by his Mater, Joshua Ware.
Parish of Woodbury, Sept. the 17th, 1800.

Thursday, September 25, 1800; Issue 1928 - Gale Document Number Y3200647170
Run Away from his Master, James Samson, a Parish Apprentice, to Mr William Townsend of Upton Pyne: He is about 14 Years of Age, 4 Feet 6 Inches high, and light Complexion. He wore away a Drab Cloth Coat, Web Breeches, White Yarn Stockings, and Hide Leather Shoes, nailed and clouted.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs by me, Wm. Townsend.

Thursday, September 25, 1800; Issue 1928 - Gale Document Number Y3200647174
Ran Away, on Monday Evening last, from his Mistress, Mrs Elizabeth Barnes, of Thorverton Parish, Henry Greenslade, her Parish Apprentice; he is about 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, stout made, fair complexion, sandy hair and has lately had a bad Leg on the left side; wore away a short Web Jacket and Waistcoat, Leather Breeches, white rib yarn Stockings and round Hat; and carried with him a light coloured Broad Cloth Coat, yellow Buttons, a dark Velveret Waistcoat, new Pair Shammy Leather Breeches, a drab-coloured Pair Worsted Stockings, a dark-coloured Silk Handkerchief. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, October 9, 1800; Issue 1930 - Gale Document Number Y3200647188
Ran Away, from his Master on Saturday the 20th of September last, Henry Spiller, Apprentice to Mr John Pridham, Baker, of Topsham. He is almost 5 Feet high, red complexion, round favoured, dark Hair, full dark Eyes and about 19 Years of Age. He wore away a canvas Jacket and Trousers. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice will be prosecuted.

Thursday, October 16, 1800; Issue 1931 - Gale Document Number Y3200647194
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Wm. Batting, of the Parish of Newton St Cyres, Devon, on the 24th September last, James Forward, his Parish Apprentice. He is 15 Years of Age, about 4 Feet 10 Inches high, pale Complexion, light Hair, and walks rather awkward. Wore away a Web Jacket, Leather Breeches; and carried with him an Olive Colour Cloth Coat, and a Pair of Buckskin Breeches, besides his Linen. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted.

Thursday, October 30, 1800; Issue 1933 - Gale Document Number Y3200647213
Run Away, on Monday the 30th of October Inst. from his Master, Mr John Warren, of the Parish of Bown, Devon, Peter Call, his Parish Apprentice. He is 19 years of age, about 5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, fresh complexion and straight light hair. Wore and carried away a dark colour cloth coat, and waistcoat, also a web coat with new sleeves, fustian waistcoat and a pair of buckskin breeches, nearly new. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted.

Thursday, November 20, 1800; Issue 1936 - Gale Document Number Y3200647244
Eloped from his Master, Mr Robert Kelland, of Sandford, Devon, on the Eighth of November inst., William Goss, his Apprentice. He is about 14 Years of Age, fresh Complexion, and set grown. Wore away a Web Jacket, new Buckskin Breeches, and Shoes almost new. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, December 4, 1800; Issue 1938 - Gale Document Number Y3200647265
Ran Away from Mr Edwd. Bartlett, of Alphington, near Exeter, George Stocker, his Apprentice, about 5 feet high, slight grown, dark complexion, black eyes, and black short hair. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, December 18, 1800; Issue 1940 - Gale Document Number Y3200647286
Run Away from her Master, on Sunday the Fourteenth of December, Lucy Cook, a Parish Apprentice, to Mr James Connett, of the Parish of Dunsford, near Moreton, Devon. She is about 13 Years of Age, 4 Feet 6 Inches high, dark Complexion, black Hair; wore away a dark Stuff Gown and Coat; carried with her a light Linen Gown &c. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs, by me, James Connett.

Thursday, January 1, 1801; Issue 1942 - Gale Document Number Y3200647302
Ran Away, on Sunday, the 28th day of December, Instant, from his Master, John Wreford, of Hill, in the Parish of Morchard Bishop, Devon, Joseph Piper, his Parish Apprentice, about 18 Years of Age, 5 Feet high, fresh Complexion, straight dark brown Hair; wore away a Web Jacket, stripe Waistcoat, Leather Breeches and round Hat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.
Morchard Bishop, 29th December 1800.

Thursday, January 8, 1801; Issue 1943 - Gale Document Number Y3200647310
Run Away from his Master, Anthony Stevens, Blacksmith, Southmolton, Devon, on Thursday the First Day of January 1801, Samuel Elliott, alias Lamerton, his Apprentice, aged 19 Years, about 5 Feet 5 Inches high, well made, of a brown Complexion, and rather full Face; wore when he went off, an Ash-coloured Coat, red Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. Whoever can inform the said Anthony Stevens where the said Apprentice may be detected, shall be handsomely rewarded; and whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, January 29, 1801; Issue 1946 - Gale Document Number Y3200647341
Run Away from his Master, Mr John Paul, of Heavitree, Thomas Collins, his Parish Apprentice. He is about 5 Feet 4 Inches high, 19 years of age, fair complexion and dark hair. Wore away a light-brown coat, with a Waggoner's Frock over it; and carried away a green Coat with yellow Buttons. Whoever will give Information of him, shall receive One Guinea reward; but whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, February 12, 1801; Issue 1948 - Gale Document Number Y3200647359
Ran Away on Monday the Second of February Inst. From his Master, James Sell, Apprentice to Mr Thomas Wills, Hellier and Plasterer, in the City of Exeter; he is about 5 Feet ?-Inches high, dark brown Hair, and fair Complexion. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.
Exeter, 10th Feb. 1801
Ran Away from her Master, Mr Daniel Bright, of Thelbridge, Devon, Ann Scott, his Parish Apprentice: She is about 14 years of Age, a fair Complexion, and brown Hair.
Whoever Harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, March 5, 1801; Issue 1951 - Gale Document Number Y3200647380
Ran Away from his Master, on Jan ?-1801, Charles Prickman, an Apprentice to Mr John Poole, Southgate-street, Exeter. He is a short sturdy boy, about 13 Years of Age, ruddy Complexion, short brown Hair, rather stutters in his Speech; wore away a dark Coat, strip'd Waistcoat, Leather Breeches, and round Hat. Whoever harbours or retains the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.
Any Carrier bringing him to his Master, in Exeter, will be allowed moderate Expenses, for any Distance within ?--- Miles of the said City. He is supposed to be about Plymouth or Stonehouse Barracks.

Thursday, March 12, 1801; Issue 1952 - Gale Document Number Y3200647387
A Runaway Apprentice
William Rice, Apprentice to James Strong, of Exeter, Baker, Ran Away on Tuesday the 10th Inst. He is about 5 Feet 4 Inches high, fair Complexion, round featured, light Hair and rather lusty; wore off a light Grey Coat, striped Swandown Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. Supposed to be going towards Barnstaple or Plymouth.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Notice will be prosecuted according to the Law; and any Person giving Information where he is to be found will be rewarded.
Exeter, 11th March 1801

Thursday, March 12, 1801; Issue 1952 - Gale Document Number Y3200647384
Run Away from his Master, on February 28th, 1801, Theophilus Endacott, a Parish Apprentice to Mr John Crocker, of the Parish of Throwleigh, in the County of Devon. He is a stout, well made Lad, about 19 1/4 years of age, ruddy complexion, short light-brown hair; worn away a Web Frock Coat, dark Velvet Waistcoat, Buckskin Breeches and round hat. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, April 2, 1801; Issue 1955 - Gale Document Number Y3200647406
Run Away from his Master, Mr Samuel Ewings, of the Parish of Shobrook, in the County of Devon, James Packer, his Parish Apprentice; aged 17 Years, about 5 feet 2 inches high, light complexion, light hair, and rather murphly. Wore away a light Colour Jacket, dark cloth waistcoat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the aid Apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.
March 25th, 1801.
Run Away, from his Master, John Snow Hayman of Woodbury, Devon, on Monday the 23rd day of March 1801, John Sillick, his Apprentice, aged 19 Years, about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, well made, full face, black straight hair, a Mole in his face, the right side, wore when he went off a Web Jacket, brown Waistcoat, Hogskin Breeches, and round Hat, and a light Broadcloth Coat and Kerseymere striped Waistcoat. Whoever can inform the said J. S. Hayman, where the said Apprentice may be detected, shall be handsomely Rewarded; and whoever harbours or employs him after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, April 16, 1801; Issue 1957 - Gale Document Number Y3200647417
Ran Away, on Tuesday March the 10th 1801, from his Master, Mr Andrew Snell, of the Parish of Zeal Monachorum, Devon, Stephen Northcote, his Parish Apprentice, about 16 years of Age, 5 Feet high, fresh Complexion, dark Hair.
Whoever harbours or employs this said Apprentice, after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, April 23, 1801; Issue 1958 - Gale Document Number Y3200647428
Ran Away from her Master, Mr Daniel Bright, of Thelbridge, Devon, Ann Scott, his Parish Apprentice: She is about 14 Years of Age, a fair Complexion, and Brown Hair.
Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this Notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, June 11, 1801; Issue 1965 - Gale Document Number Y3200647476
Run Away, on Thursday Morning, the 4th of this Instant June, from his Master, Mr Samuel Swain, Cordwainer, Topsham, Devon.
Hugh Hamlin, his Apprentice, about 17 Years old, 5 Feet 3 Inches high; wore away a blue Cloth Coat and a round Hat. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted with the utmost Rigour of the Law.

Thursday, June 25, 1801; Issue 1967 - Gale Document Number Y3200647488
Honiton, June 17th, 1801
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Joshua Ghannon, Plumber and Glazier, Honiton, Joseph Cunnett, his Parish Apprentice, aged about Eighteen Years, about Five Feet Five Inches high, thin made, dark brown Hair and fair Complexion.
Whoever shall harbour or employ the said Joseph Cunnett, will be prosecuted for the same.
N.B. The said Joseph Cunnett left his Master, having been repeatedly detected in dishonest Practices.

Thursday, July 2, 1801; Issue1968 - Gale Document Number Y3200647495
Ran Away from his Master, William Stanbury, Woolcombers, Chagford, Devon, on Friday, the Nineteenth Day of June 1801, Richard Splat, his Apprentice, aged 16 Years, about 5 feet high, well made, of a brown Complexion and rather full Face; wore when he went off, an Ash-coloured Jacket and Web Breeches. Whoever can inform the said William Stanbury, where the said Apprentice may be detected, shall be handsomely rewarded; and whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, July 9, 1801; Issue 1969 - Gale Document Number Y3200647502
Ran Away from his Master, Mr John Pring, on 26th of May last, John Bolt, his Apprentice. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.
Crediton, July 9th, 1801

Thursday, July 23, 1801; Issue 1971 - Gale Document Number Y3200647516
Ran Away Apprentice
Ran Away from his Mistress, Grace Haycraft, of the Parish of Newton St. Cyres, Andrew Diment, her Parish Apprentice, about 17 Years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, light hair, light complexion, and a bold appearance; wore away a Russia Drab Jacket and Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. Carried with him a light coloured Cloth Jacket and Leather Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice will be prosecuted according to Law.
July 22, 1801.

Thursday, July 30, 1801; Issue 1972 - Gale Document Number Y3200647526
Whereas, William Cann, an Apprentice to Mr Nicholas Butland, of Kenn, Devon, aged about 18 Years, eloped from his said Master on Sunday last, the 19th instant. He is about 5 Feet 5 Inches high, brown straight Hair, thin behind; full-faced, thick lipp'd, his front Teeth broken, his Knees bend a little inward; had on when he went away a dark brown Cloth Coat, Swansdown Waistcoat, Corduroy Breeches, grey Worsted Stockings, nail'd Shoes, and a new Hat about Three Shillings Value. Whoever will discover the aforesaid Apprentice, or bring him to his Master Nicholas Butland, of Kenn, near Exeter, shall receive a handsome Reward; and whoever shall harbour or employ the aforesaid Apprentice after this Public Notice, will be dealt with according to Law.
July 14th, 1801

Thursday, September 3, 1801; Issue 1977 - Gale Document Number Y3200647564
Run Away from his Master, Samuel Vittrey, Junr. Of Brixham Quay, Fisherman, Gilbert Rohestron, his Parish Apprentice, about 15 Years of Age, dark swarthy complexion, straight Hair; wore away a dark Jacket and blue Trousers. This is to give Notice, that if he will return to his Master, he will be received again, but if any Person is known to harbour him after this Public Notice, they will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
As Witness my Hand, Samuel Vittrey.
Brixham Quay, Aug. 28th, 1801.

Thursday, October 22, 1801; Issue 1984 - Gale Document Number Y3200647612
Run Away from his Master, Mr James Partridge, of Thelbridge, on the 7th of October inst. John Churchhouse, his Parish Apprentice, aged 19 Years, 5 Feet high, and light Hair, wore away a Drab Jacket, Waistcoat & Breeches, and carried with him a light mixed cloth Coat and Waistcoat. Whoever harbours him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, October 29, 1801; Issue 1985 - Gale Document Number Y3200647620
Ran Away from his Master, Mr William Bryant, of Ashburton, Cordwainer, on Monday the Nineteenth of this Instant October, John Giles, his apprentice, about 20 Years of Age, pale Complexion, 5 Feet 7 Inches high, dark brown Hair, straight.
Whoever harbours or employs the said John Giles after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs, by me, William Bryant.
He is supposed to be in Plymouth or Dock.
Ashburton, October 25, 1801.

Thursday, November 5, 1801; Issue 1985 - Gale Document Number Y3200647626
Run Away from her Master, Mr James Somer, of Hartland, in the County of Devon, on the Twenty-sixth of October inst., Elizabeth Colmer, his Parish Apprentice, aged 16 Years, about 4 Feet 9 Inches high, dark Hair, carried with her a Quantity of Clothes. Whoever harbours her after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, November 19, 1801; Issue 1987 - Gale Document Number Y3200647642
Ran Away, on Wednesday the 11th of November 1801, from his Master, Mr Henry Patch, of the Parish of St. Thomas, Devon, John Munjoye, his Apprentice, aged 17 Years, thick grown, brown Complexion, dark Hair, about 5 Feet high, and bow-legg'd. Wore away a dark-brown Coat, light-coloured Breeches, and red Waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
NB. If he will return again to his Master, he shall be kindly received.

Thursday, December 10, 1801; Issue 1990 - Gale Document Number Y3200647663
Run Away from his Master, Mr Partridge, of Clannaborough, Devon, Thomas Brailey, his Parish Apprentice, aged Twenty, 5 Feet 6 Inches high, marked with the Small-Pox, and well dressed.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be punished as the Law directs.
Dec. 8th, 1801
Run Away, in the Night, of 19th of November last, from his Master, Mr John Huxham, of Wonton, in South Brent, Devon, William Coombes, his Apprentice, aged about Eighteen, hath a down Look, pale Complexion, dark brown Hair, and near 5 Feet 3 Inches high. Carried with him a light-coloured Cloth Coat, almost new; a dark-brown Cloth Coat, Plush Breeches, and many other Articles of Wearing Apparel. Whoever employs or harbours him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law; but whoever will apprehend him or bring him back, shall be handsomely rewarded.

Thursday, March 4, 1802; Issue 2002 - Gale Document Number Y3200647751
Run Away from his Master, on Sunday the 21st of February last, John Cross, a Parish Apprentice to John Lee, of Crediton. He is about 18 Years of Age, set grown, fresh complexion, straight light hair. He carried off with him a dark Cloth Coat, a red Serge Waistcoat, a Pair of Buckskin and Leather Breeches, a Web Jacket, a Smock Frock, two Pair of Shoes, and two Shirts. He is supposed to be gone to Plymouth. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted according to Law. It is supposed he will name himself Brooking.
Crediton, 3rd March 1802.
Apprentice Eloped
Run Away, from his Master, William Coals, Mason, Plymouth; the Twenty-third of February, W. Wakem, his Apprentice, aged Eighteen Years, five feet, five inches high, has short brown hair, red complexion, but of a sour Countenance, his Knees turned inward. Wore away a short brown cloth coat, with canvas trousers. Whoever employs him after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs. Witness my hand, William Coals, Plymouth, March 1, 1802.

Thursday, March 4, 1802; Issue 2002 - Gale Document Number Y3200647756
Eloped from her Master, Wm. Wright, of Chudleigh, in the County of Devon, on the 12th Instant, Jane Lapthorne, his Parish Apprentice, aged about 17 Years, about 5 Feet high, fair Complexion, and carried with her a large Bundle of Clothes.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice shall be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, March 18, 1802; Issue 2004 - Gale Document Number Y3200647771
Apprentices
Eloped from her Master, John Lear, of Shillingford, in the County of Devon, on the ?[unreadable] Instant, his Apprentice, Jenny Brown, aged about 19 Years, of a middle Stature, regular Features, with dark Hair and Eye-brows; had on when she went away an Olive coloured Gown, and a black Silk Bonnet, and carried with her a Bundle of Cloaths. Also,
His Apprentice Mary Hex, alias William ?[unreadable], about 17 Years of Age. She has thick Lips and Light brown Hair, rather ?[unreadable], wore away a yellow ?[unreadable] Gown with Leather Boddice, and carried with her a bundle of Cloaths. Whoever will give Information where either or both of them are, to their said Master, John Lear, shall be rewarded; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentices, will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law.
Shillingford, 17th March 1802

Thursday, April 22, 1802; Issue 2009 - Gale Document Number Y3200647804
Ran Away from their Master, Mr H. Tucker, Ship-Builder, Bideford, two of his Apprentices, one named William Scrigings, aged 21 years, near six Feet high, of a fair Complexion, with short Hair; a well-grown Man. The other named William Cann, aged 21 Years, of a fair Complexion, about 5 feet 7 inches high, long straight Hair, of an awkward Appearance. Whoever harbours or employs either of the said apprentices, after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted according to Law.
19th April 1802.

Thursday, July 22, 1802; Issue 2022 - Gale Document Number Y3200647892
Eloped from his Master, Mr James Graddon, of Atherington, Devon, Edward Smale, his Apprentice, aged about 19 Years, short thick grown, light coloured hair. Face a little muffled, and speaks slow. Her wore off a light Blue Coat, new Leather Breeches, and a Smock Frock. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted by me, James Graddon.

Thursday, July 29, 1802; Issue 2023 - Gale Document Number Y3200647901
Apprentice Eloped.

Ran Away from her Master, Richard Carnell, Yeoman, of Crediton, Elizabeth Bulleford, his Parish Apprentice, aged Sixteen, short stature; carried away with her 2 Gowns, the one a dark spotted Linen, the other ?-----; with many other Articles of wearing Apparel, property of her said Master, who will handsomely reward any one who may discover and bring her to him, but whoever shall harbour or employ the said apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to law, by me, Richard Carnell.
July 26, 1802.

Thursday, August 5, 1802; Issue 2024 - Gale Document Number Y3200647906
Ran Away from his Master, William Townsend, of the Parish of Upton-Pyne, William Parkings, his Parish Apprentice; about eighteen Years old, very short, fair Complexion, four Feet, seven Inches high; - wore away a Mixture-Cloth Coat, with large Buttons, two Plush Waistcoats, one Scarlet with Black Spots, and the other White with Blue Spots, two Pair of Leather Breeches, a whitney jacket, mended with dark colour Cloth, two Pair of Shoes, one is plated with iron round the toe, the other not tap'd, both Pair laced, with several other Articles.
Whoever harbours or employs him after this Notice will be prosecuted to the Severity of the Law, by me, Wm. Townsend.
August 1, 1802

Thursday, August 26, 1802; Issue 2027 - Gale Document Number Y3200647929
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Daniel Norrish, of Shobrooke, on Thursday the Fifth of this instant, August, John Prickman, aged 15 years, about 5 feet high, slender grown, light hair, wore away a Nib Whitney Jacket, Leather Breeches, and a large brim Hat.

Thursday, August 26, 1802; Issue 2027 - Gale Document Number Y3200647933
Ran Away from his Master, Henry Parminter, Cordwainer, Westleigh, Robert [?unreadable] Birch, about 13 Years old, 5 Feet high, [?unreadable] mouth, fair Complexion, brown short Hair; wore off a Coat, striped Waistcoat, and Corduroy Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Notice will be prosecuted according to Law.
Henry Parminter
Westleigh, 23rd Aug. 1802

Thursday, September 2, 1802; Issue 2028 - Gale Document Number Y3200647937
Ran Away from Henry Tucker, Ship Builder, Bideford, Two of his Apprentices, viz. Robert Summer, aged 17, short straight Hair, and slight Stature.
William Hoyle, of the same Age, short and thick; they were dressed in blue Jackets and pink Linen Trousers.
Whoever harbours or employs them will be prosecuted according to law.
Bideford, 31st August, 1802.

Thursday, September 9, 1802; Issue 2029 - Gale Document Number Y3200647944
Eloped from their Master's Service, John Glover, and Richard Trick, Apprentices to George Crocker, Bideford, Devon, Shipwright.
Glover is about 22 Years of Age, 5 Feet 6 Inches high, has light brown Hair, is marked with the Small Pox, stoutly grown, and left his Master's Service about twelve Months since.
Trick is about 20 Years of Age, 5 Feet 10 1/2 Inches high, has short dark Hair, one Knee bent inwards, with the Calf of the Leg forwards, is slightly grown, and left his Master's Service about a Month Since, and when he went off wore away a blue Jacket, and a Pair of Corduroy Breeches.
A reward of One Guinea is hereby offered by the said George Crocker to any Person or Persons, upon whose Information either of the said Apprentices shall be apprehended and brought before one or more of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace, for the Town and borough of Bideford aforesaid, to be dealt with according to Law.
Whoever shall harbour or employ either of the said Apprentices, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted by me, George Crocker.
Sept. 6th, 1802

Thursday, September 30, 1802; Issue 2032 - Gale Document Number Y3200647965
Run Away, without the least Provocation, on Tuesday the 21st of September instant, from his Master, the Rev. William Tanner, of Crediton, Devon, John Widgery, his Apprentice; he is upwards of 19 Years of Age, about 5 Feet high, set grown, knee-napt, round shouldered, dark brown Hair, ruddy Complexion, one of his Eyes black, the other grey; wore away a blue cloth Jacket and blue Trousers and Boots; carried with him a blue Coat, with white Metal Buttons, blue striped Check Trousers, and yellow Waistcoat.
Also Ran Away with the above John Widgery, at the same time, John James, an Apprentice to James Kerswell, Cordwainer of Crediton aforesaid; he is 18 Years of Age, 5 Feet 4 Inches high, dark brown Hair, dark Complexion, round shouldered and set grown; wore away a blue Coat, with yellow Buttons, yellow Waistcoat, striped Breeches and black ribb'd Stockings.
They are supposed to be gone to Plymouth. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentices after this Public Notice, will be dealt with according to Law.

Thursday, October 14, 1802; Issue 2034 - Gale Document Number Y3200647985
To Builders - Ran Away from his Master, Josiah Vowler, of Crediton, Roger Lane, about 20 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, full-fresh Complexion; wore off a blue Jacket and dark Corduroy Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Roger Lane, his Apprentice, after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
N.B. Two good Joiners Wanted; if steady Men, they will have constant Employ and every Encouragement.
Crediton, October 13th, 1802.

Thursday, October 21, 1802; Issue 2035 - Gale Document Number Y3200647990
Eloped on Sunday the Third Inst without the least Provocation from Elias Warren, Boot and Shoemaker, of Newton Abott, in the County of Devon, ?-Dage Major, his Apprentice, aged about twenty years. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
N.B. Any Person who shall apprehend and secure the said Apprentice, so as he may be dealt with according to Law, shall be rewarded for their Trouble.
Newton-Abbott, 18th Oct. 1802

Thursday, December 2, 1802; Issue 2041 - Gale Document Number Y3200648030
Ran Away about a Month since, from his Master William Davey, of Beaworthy, in Devon, James Martin, his Parish Apprentice, about 17 Years of age, Five Feet Three Inches high, fair Complexion, light Hair and round Favour'd.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs; but if the said Apprentice will return again he will be kindly received.
Okehampton, Nov. 30th, 1802

Thursday, December 2, 1802; Issue 2041 - Gale Document Number Y3200648035
Ran Away from his Master, John Bradford, a Parish Apprentice to Mr Richard Heard, of Bow, Miller; 17 Years of Age, about 5 feet high, light Hair, long straight Nose, slight stoop, wore off a Russia Drab Coat, striped Waistcoat and Leather Breeches; he has also feloniously taken Money and Wearing Apparel to a considerable Amount. Whoever will lodge the above Apprentice in one of his Majesty's Gaols, shall receive One Guineas Reward, by me, Richard Heard.
Dated Bow, 23rd, Nov. 1802.

Thursday, December 9, 1802; Issue 2042 - Gale Document Number Y3200648037
To Shipwrights and Others.
Whereas, George Ridmore, Apprentice to Messrs. Walter Lock and Co. of Ilfracombe, Shipwrights, has lately absconded from the Service of his said Masters, all Persons are hereby cautioned against employing him; And any Person giving his said Maters such Information as may enable them to get him apprehended, and lodged in the House of Correction, shall receive from them a handsome Reward. The said George Ridmore is about Five Feet four Inches high, stout made, and is about twenty Years of Age.
Ilfracombe, 27th Nov. 1802.

Thursday, January 13, 1803; Issue 2047 - Gale Document Number Y3200648078
Exeter, 2nd Jan. 1803
Ran Away from his Master, ?--- Sanders, Baker, John Cole, his Apprentice; he is near Seventeen Years of Age, about 5 Feet ?---- high, rather Fair Complexion, short dark Hair, ?---- made, and wore away a dark Mixture Coat, and ?---- Flowered waistcoat, with dirty Leather Breeches and white Apron. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs.
A Caution to Gun-Makers
Ran Away from their Master, John Harvey, Gun-Smith, of the City of Exeter, William Turner and Henry Hine Hake, both his Apprentices; the former about 5 Feet 4 Inches high, swarthy Complexion, a Native of Ireland, aged about twenty Years; The Latter about 5 Feet 8 Inches high, light Hair, pale Complexion, rather knap-kneed; eighteen Years of Age; wore away a blue Coat, with yellow buttons. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentices after this public Notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost Extremity of the Law.
N.B. In consideration of the former good Character of H. H. Hake, if he will return to his Master, he will be well received, and no Notice taken of his past Offence.
Exeter, 12th Jan 1803.

Thursday, February 3, 1803; Issue 2050 - Gale Document Number Y3200648099
Eloped from his Master, Francis Drake, Boot and Shoe-Maker, Truro, Cornwall, John Taylor, his Apprentice; he is about five Feet six Inches high, stout made, dark Complexion, stoops a little, with full Eye, and straight Hair, about eighteen Years of age; wore off a brown Cloth Coat, a red and yellow striped Waistcoats, a Pair of plain and ribb'd Corduroy Breeches; and a short Jacket for working in, and is a good Workman. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice will be prosecuted to the Extent of the Law. He has two Years and Half to run of his said Apprenticeship; is supposed to be gone to Oakhampton this Morning, Monday the 31st January by the Mail, as he is a Native of North Tawton.
Truro, 31st January 1803.

Thursday, March 3, 1803; Issue 2054 - Gale Document Number Y3200648124
Runaway Apprentice
Run Away from his Master, William Dadd, of the Parish of Drewsteignton, in the County of Devon, on Sunday last, the 27th of February, William Beer, his Parish Apprentice, aged about 19 Years, short thick grown, brown Hair, his Face a little murfled; wore off a dark green Cloth Coat, light coloured Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches; carried with him a Bundle of Clothes, and a Smock Frock.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
N.B. He is supposed to be gone to Totnes.
Drewsteignton, March 2nd, 1803

Thursday, March 10, 1803; Issue 2055 - Gale Document Number Y3200648132
Run Away, on the 28th of February last, from his Master, Mr Stuckley, of Chulmleigh, Devon, Henry Bury, his Apprentice, aged about Fourteen; wore off a Suit of Black, and carried with him a red Waistcoat and brown Coat. Whoever harbours him after this Notice, will be prosecuted.
Chulmleigh, 8th March 1803.

Thursday, March 17, 1803; Issue 2056 - Gale Document Number Y3200648144
Run Away from her Master, Mr J. Butter, of Woodbury, Grace Mifflin, his Parish Apprentice, aged about Eighteen, decently dressed - Whoever harbours or employs her, after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted.

Thursday, May 12, 1803; Issue 2064 - Gale Document Number Y3200648201
Ran Away, on Sunday the First of May, from his Master, Mr Thomas Lee, of Uford, in the Parish of Crediton, William Court, his Parish Apprentice, about 18 Years of Age, 5 Feet 4 Inches high, full favoured, light Hair, stout grown; wore away a light Kersey Coat, Swansdown Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches; and carried with him a Web Jacket and Leather Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law.

Thursday, June 16, 1803; Issue 2069 - Gale Document Number Y3200648235
Exeter.
Ran Away from the Subscriber, on the 6th of June instant, Richard Davey, his Apprentice, aged about sixteen Years, about five Feet high, by Profession a Baker, supposed to be about Plymouth. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Notice, will be prosecuted; and whoever will apprehend him, or cause him to be apprehended, by giving Information to the Subscriber, shall receive One Guinea, and all reasonable Expenses.
T. Marshall, South-street, Exon, June 15th, 1803.

Thursday, June 30, 1803; Issue 2071 - Gale Document Number Y3200648244
John French, Apprentice to Walter Lock and Co. of Ilfracombe, in the County of Devon, Shipwrights, having absconded from their Service, they do hereby offer a Reward of Five Guineas to any Person who will lodge their said Apprentice in any of his Majesty's Gaols. He is about five Feet nine Inches high, Straight Dark Hair, and about twenty-one Years of Age.
Ilfracombe, 25th June, 1803
Ran Away, on Monday, the 20th June, from his Mistress, Mrs Sarah Jewel, of Coomb, in the Parish of Bovey Tracey, and County of Devon, Thomas Spry, her Parish Apprentice, about 19 Years of Age, 5 Feet 8 Inches high, fresh Complexion, light Hair, had a Scald on the Back of his right Hand when young, the Mark of which still remains; wore away a dark Colour Coat and Waistcoat. Velveteen Breeches, and carried a Smock Frock. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost Severity of the Law; and whoever will cause him to be apprehended shall be handsomely rewarded.
Bovey Tracey, June 27th, 1803

Thursday, June 30, 1803; Issue 2071 - Gale Document Number Y3200648246
Ran Away from his Master, Thomas Reynolds, of Court Barton, in the Parish of Thorverton, Samuel Gill, his Parish Apprentice; aged 17 Years, about 5 Feet high, thin made, a round Face, with red Complexion, supposed to be gone towards South-Bovey. Whoever will give information to the said Thomas Reynolds, where he is, shall receive One Guinea Reward, but if any one harbours the said Apprentice after this public Notice, they will be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, July 14, 1803; Issue 2073 - Gale Document Number Y3200648260
St Mary Church, 8th July, 1803.
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Samuel Longmead, Carpenter, John Terry, his Apprentice, aged about 18 Years, 5 Feet, 2 Inches high, dark straight Hair and carried with him a blue Coat, a light strip'd Waistcoat, Thickset breeches, and a white Frock and Trousers. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, August 11, 1803; Issue 2077 - Gale Document Number Y3200648287
Plymouth, Aug. 9th, 1803
Ran Away from his Master, William Drew, about sixteen Years of Age, five Feet five Inches high, of a fair Complexion, and light Hair. Whoever employs or harbours the said Apprentice will be prosecuted as the Law directs, by me Philip Gerhartt.
Ran Away from her Master, Lucy Cook, a Parish Apprentice to Mr James Connett, of Dunsford. She is about 18 Years old, stout grown, about 4 Feet 9 Inches high, dark Complexion, dark Hair, and wore away a light-coloured Linen Gown, a black Silk Bonnett, besides sundry other articles of wearing Apparel.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, August 25, 1803; Isue 2079 - Gale Document Number Y3200648304
Ran Away from his Master, George Tyte, Whitesmith, of Barnstaple, Henry Smale, his Parish Apprentice. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs. The said Henry Smale is about 14 Years of Age, round Face, dark Hair, wore away a drab coloured Coat, strip'd Waistcoat, and Leather Breeches. He left his said Master the 24th of July lat, and is now supposed to be in the Neighbourhood of Plymouth.

Thursday, September 15, 1803; Issue 2082 - Gale Document Number Y3200648327
Run Away from Mr Chas. Richards, of Silverton, in the County of Devon, on Wednesday last, John Frost, his Parish Apprentice, aged 18 Years, about 5 Feet 1 inch high, pitted with the Small-Pox, left handed; wore away a blue lapelled Coat, with yellow Buttons, striped Waistcoat, blue Cloth Pantaloons; and carried with him a drab cloth Coat with a Black Collar, and dark Manchester velvet Breeches. Whoever will apprehend him and return him to his Master, shall receive Half a Guinea Reward; and whoever shall employ him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.
Dated 8th Sept. 1803.

Thursday, September 22, 1803; Issue 2083 - Gale Document Number Y3200648335
Run Away from his Master, John Zeal, of the Parish of Exminster, William Stocker, his Parish Apprentice, fourteen Years old, four Feet two Inches high, fair Complexion, light Hair; wore away a Whitney Waistcoat, and a Pair of Web Breeches, had a Pair of Shoes on with an iron plate round the heel.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, September 22, 1803; Issue 2-83 - Gale Document Number Y3200648332
Run Away from his Master, Mr James Thomas, of Thorverton, on Sunday Night the Fourth Instant, William Phillips, his Parish Apprentice, Nineteen Years of Age, about five Feet six Inches high, dark Complexion, wore away a Coat which had been let out, striped Waistcoat, and striped Corduroy Breeches; whoever will give information where he may be found, shall receive Half a Guinea Reward; but whoever harbours or employs him after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted. It is supposed that he is gone to South-molton.
Thorverton, Sept. 15th, 1803.

Thursday, September 29, 1800; Issue 2084 - Gale Document Number Y3200648337
Ran Away on the Fourteenth of September 1803, William Hopkins, an Apprentice to Mr John Gill, Tin-Plate Worker and Brazier, of Newton Abbott, in the County of Devon, 20 Years of Age, 5 Feet 5 or 6 Inches high, cropped Hair, and a fair Complexion.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, September 29, 1803; Issue 2084 - Gale Document Number Y3200648338
Run Away from her Master, Thomas Sanford, of the Parish of St Paul, Exeter, Mary Vinecombe, his Parish Apprentice, nineteen Years of Age, about four Feet six Inches high, ?---- Complexion and black Hair. Wore away a dark-brown Gown. Whoever harbours or employs the said Mary Vinecombe after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs.

Thursday, October 6, 1803; Issue 2085 - Gale Document Number Y3200648343
Run Away, on Friday last, Benjamin Ogleby, an Apprentice to Mr John Greenway, of Tamerton, Devon; he is about twelve Years of Age, short and stout, full Face, light straight Hair, wore away a Canvas Coat, blue Waistcoat, and Canvas Breeches - Whoever shall conceal the above Apprentice after this Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law Directs.
John Greenway, Haxter Gate, Tamerton, Oct. 3rd, 1803

Thursday, October 6, 1803; Issue 2085 - Gale Document Number Y3200648346
Ran Away on the 9th of August last, Samuel Cook, an Apprentice to William Tuckett, of Chudleigh, in the County of Devon. He is about five Feet four Inches high, twenty Years of Age, fair Complexion, dark Hair, the third Finger on the right hand quite a Stump, and rather stout grown. He wore away a Blue Coat - Whoever can give any Information where he may be found, shall receive Half a Guinea Reward, and all reasonable Expenses; but whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted.
Ran Away from his Master, Mr N. Otton, of the Parish of Broad Clist, Farmer, Joseph James, his Parish Apprentice. He is about Seventeen Years old, Five Feet high, light Complexion, Knee napp'd, particularly his right Knee; took with him a dark colour Coat, Web Jacket, and a Green and a Scarlet Waistcoat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this Notice, will be prosecuted according to the Law, by me,
N. Otton.
October 1st, 1803

Thursday, October 27, 1803; Issue 2088 - Gale Document Number Y3200648371
Ran Away, on the 22nd of October inst. from his Master Wm. Stephens, Saddler, Exeter, Wm. Thomas, his Apprentice, about 15 Years old, thin Face, short light Hair, and about four Feet 6 Inches high. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs.
Exeter, 25th Oct. 1803

Thursday, November 24, 1803; Issue 2092 - Gale Document Number Y3200648396
Run Away, on Monday the 14th of this instant November, from his Master, George Cann, Parish Apprentice, to Mr Roger Wensley, of the Parish of Down St Mary, in the County of Devon. Aged about 19 Years, slight made, brown Hair, has a Mark on his Chin, occasioned by a Kick from a Horse; wore away a Web Jacket, mixed Cloth Waistcoat, Buckskin Breeches, new round Hat; and carried away various other Articles of wearing Apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.

Thursday, December 8, 1803; Issue 2094 - Gale Document Number Y3200648412
Ran Away from his Master, Mr John Hill, of the Parish of West Anstey, Devon, John Rudley, his Parish Apprentice, aged about 17 Years, five Feet high, full Face, dark Hair, took with him a grey Cloth Coat, and a Web Jacket. If the said Apprentice will again return to his Master, he will be well received; but whoever shall harbour or employ him, will be prosecuted by me. John Hill.

Thursday, December 8, 1803; Issue 2094 - Gale Document Number Y3200648416
Whereas on Sunday Evening the 27th of this Instant November, David Blight, an Apprentice to Jasper Parrott, of Berry-Pomeroy, near Totnes, did abscond from his said Master's Service, without any complaint or cause whatever; any Person giving Information of the said David Blight, so as he may be apprehended and dealt with according to Law, (it being his Second Offence of this Sort) shall be handsomely rewarded, and all reasonable charges paid, by the under-signed. The said David Blight is between eighteen and nineteen Years old, five Feet seven Inches high, straight made, round Face, dark Complexion, sullen Countenance, and short brown Hair. He wore off a Snuff-coloured Coat, Swansdown Waistcoat and Corduroy Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted.
Given under my Hand this 30th Day of November, 1803.
Jasper Parrott.

Thursday, January 26, 1804; Issue 2101 - Gale Document Number Y3200648470
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Thos. Warren, of the Parish of Clist St. George, Thomas Treby, his Parish Apprentice, 18 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 8 Inches high, pale Complexion, light brown Hair, the fore Finger of his left Hand crooked, occasioned by a Cut. He wore away a drab Cloth Jacket and Corduroy Breeches. If he returns again to his Master he will be received in his Employ; but whoever shall harbour him after this Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law, by me, Thos. Warren.

Thursday, February 16, 1804; Issue 2104 - Gale Document Number Y3200648497
Ran Away this Morning, about three o'clock, from Mr John Wippell, of Shobrooke, in the County of Devon, John Fry, his Parish Apprentice; he is about five Feet five Inches high, eighteen Years and Half old, of a fresh Countenance, light brown Hair, Kneenap'd, with his Toes turn'd out; and wore away a Brin Shirt, a brown plain Cloth Coat, Velveret Waistcoat, almost new, a Pair of Buff Breeches, a Pair of mix'd black and white Worsted Stockings, a Pair of Shoes almost new, a very good Hat, with a Velvet Band and Buckle, a scarlet Silk Handkerchief, with a small white Stripe in it. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice shall be dealt with according to Law.
Dated Shobrooke, Feb. 13th, 1804.

Thursday, February 23, 1804; Issue 2105 - Gale Document Number Y3200648499
Run Away from his Master, Mr John Anstey, of Washfield, on Friday Night, the third Instant, Edward Delling, his Parish Apprentice; seventeen Years of Age, about five Feet high, slender grown, a long sharp Nose; wore away a light colour Cloth Coat and Waistcoat, and Corduroy Breeches. Whoever will give Information where he may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded; but whoever shall harbour or employ him after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs.
February 17th 1804.

Thursday, February 23, 1804; Issue 2105 - Gale Document Number Y3200648504
Ran Away, on Sunday Morning, Nineteenth of February instant, Anthony Leat, An Apprentice to Messrs. Trewman and Son, Printers, High Street, Exeter.
He is nearly 18 Years of Age, short, and strong and about 5 Feet 1 Inch high, brown Complexion, dark [?unreadable]; wore away a Blue Cloth Coat, with Yellow Metal Buttons, striped Waistcoat, bound with Purple Ribbon, and Corduroy Breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this Notice, shall be prosecuted; but whoever will give Information to Mess. Trewman and Son, as so as he may be apprehended, shall receive One Guinea Reward.
Exeter, 20th Feb. 1804

Thursday, March 15, 1804; Issue 2108 - Gale Document Number Y3200648525
Ran Away from his Master, Mr Wm. Kelland, of Colleton, in Chulmleigh, in the County of Devon, John Hunt, his Parish Apprentice, aged 17 Years, about 5 Feet high, fair Complexion, and light Hair; wore away a Russia-duck Jacket, Cloth Waistcoat and Leather Breeches; carried with him a dark Cloth Coat and Waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.
Dated 12th March, 1804.

Thursday, April 5, 1804; Issue 2111 - Gale Document Number Y3200648546
Run Away from his Master, John Prince, of Withecombe Rawleigh, Yeoman, William Guscott, his Apprentice, about 18 or 19 Years of Age, 5 Feet 6 Inches high, rather fair Complexion, dark brown Hair, set grown; wore away a dark Mixture Coat, deep green Waistcoat and brown Velveteen Breeches; and had with him a Bundle of other Clothes. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law directs; but if he returns to his Master, he will be well received.

Thursday, April 12, 1804; Issue 2112 - Gale Document Number Y3200648551
Ran Away from her Master, on Tuesday the Third of April inst, Susanna Stabback, a parish Apprentice to Mr John Maunder, of Cruwys Morchard. She is about 19 Years of Age, about 4 Feet 10 Inches high, stout made, fair Complexion, Hazel Eyes, and carried away two Linen Gowns, red Petticoat and Black Bonnet. It is supposed she is come to the Neighbourhood of Exeter. Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted.
Ran Away, on Monday morning last, the Ninth of April instant, from his Master, Mr Robert Snow, Farmer, of Heavitree, near Exeter, John Brenfield, his Parish Apprentice. He is 19 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 7 Inches high, slight grown, light brown Hair, and has an awkward crippling Walk. Carried with him a light Mixture Coat, and a Pair of dark Corduroy Breeches, almost new; a light Web Frock, and a light Colour Cloth Coat, much worn; also a spotted Kerseymere Waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this public Notice, shall be prosecuted as the Law Directs.

Thursday, April 12, 1804; Issue 2112 - Gale Document Number Y3200648548
Ran Away from James Norrish, of Zealmonachorum, in the County of Devon, on Monday the Second of April, John Baker, his Parish Apprentice, Aged 19 Years, about 5 Feet high; black Hair,; wore away a dark brown cloth Coat; striped Waistcoat and buff Breeches.
Whoever shall employ him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.
Dated 4th April 1804
Ran Away the Third Instant, from his Master, Nicholas Page, Farmer of Morchard Bishop, Robert Conibeer, his Parish Apprentice, about 5 Feet 2 Inches high, dark brown Hair, long joined, and stoops in walking.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this, will be prosecuted by me, Nicholas Page.
April 11th, 1804.

Thursday, May 10, 1804; Issue 2116 - Gale Document Number Y3200648579
Ran Away, on Friday the 20th of April last, from his Master, Mr John Robbarts, ?----- of Bucklandmonachorum, near Tavistock, Devon, John Percy, his Apprentice. He is 19 Years of Age, about 5 Feet 8 Inches high, slight grown, and long-favoured. It is supposed he is in Plymouth-Dock.
Whoever harbours or employs the above Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law Directs.
Ran Away, on the 25th of March 1804, from his Master, John Lane, of Sandford, Robert Snow, his Parish Apprentice, aged 19 Years, about 5 Feet 4 Inches high, stout grown, and dark brown Hair - Whoever harbours him after this public Notice, will be prosecuted according to Law.
May 3rd, 1804.

Thursday, May 17, 1804; Issue 2117 - Gale Document Number Y3200648586
Ran Away, on Sunday May the Sixth, 1804, from his Master James Rowe, Tailor, of Brampford-Speke, Henry Franks, his Apprentice, eighteen Years old, about five Feet nine Inches high, light Complexion, flaxen Hair, crop'd, and marked with the Smallpox; wore away a blue Cloth Coat, turned, with white buttons; Marseilles plaid Waistcoat, dark Corduroy Breeches with pearl Buttons, and a blue Cloth Waistcoat, with pearl Buttons. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice, after this Public Notice, will be prosecuted as the Law directs.
James Rowe.

Thursday, May 23, 1804; Issue 2118 - Gale Document Number Y3200648592
Ran Away from his Master, William Curtice, of Great Torrington, in the County of Devon, Tailor, John Norman, his Apprentice, about 19 Years of Age, upwards of 5 Feet 5 Inches high, slender grown, round Features, fresh Complexion, grey Eyes, and a remarkable Seam on the Thumb Nail of his left Hand. He wore away a round Hat, a Snuff-coloured mixed Jacket, Scarlet Cloth Waistcoat, and a Drab coloured Pair of Kerseymere Breeches. These are therefore to caution the Public, that whoever harbours or employs the said John Norman after this public Notice, will be prosecuted at the utmost severity of the Law. Given under my Hand the 16th Day of May, 1804 - William Curtice, Tailor.

Thursday, May 24, 1804; Issue 2118 - Gale Document Number Y3200648590
Ran Away from his Master, Samuel Youlden, at Exeter Quay, on Sunday the 22nd of April last, William Cameron, his Parish Apprentice, aged 19; took with him a Quantity of Clothes and Bedding belonging to his said Master. He is about five Feet high, set grown, black Hair, pale Complexion, down Look, slow of Speech and Motion, and speaks rather through his Nose. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted by his said Master, Samuel Youlden.

Thursday, June 7, 1804; Issue 2120 - Gale Document Number Y3200648607
Run Away from his Master, Mr Thomas Pike, of Haccombe Barton, in the Parish of Chudleigh, on the 27th of May, 1804, James Evans, his Parish Apprentice. He is 17 Years old, about five Feet high, stout made, with a full Face, and dark brown hair. Wore away a new Pair of Leather Breeches, light Drab Coat with white Metal Buttons, striped Waistcoat, new Hat; and carried away sundry other Articles of wearing Apparel. Whoever harbours the said Apprentice will be prosecuted.

Thursday, June 14, 1804; Issue 2121 - Gale Document Number Y3200648613
Ran Away, on Monday Morning, the Fourth of June instant, George Back, a Parish Apprentice to Mr Emanuel Hutchins, of the Parish of Exminster. He is about 18 Years of Age, 5 Feet high, fair Complexion, and sandy Hair - Wore away a dark coloured broad cloth Coat, Kerseymere Waistcoat, and dark Velveret Breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Parish Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost rigour of the Law.

Thursday, June 21, 1804; Issue 2122 - Gale Document Number Y3200648618
Ran Away, on Sunday the Third of June Instant, Robert Collihole, an Apprentice to John Grebbell, Baker, of the Borough of Plymouth, in the County of Devon, about 18 Years of Age, 5 Feet high, fair Complexion, light Hair, and his Teeth set up before; wore away a Blue Cloth Coat, with a Black Collar, Blue Pantaloons, a White Waistcoat and White Stockings. He was born in the Parish of Winckley, in Devon, where he was seen a short Time since. Whoever harbours or employs the said Apprentice after this public Notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the Law.
Plymouth, June 13th, 1804.

Thursday, July 5, 1804; Issue 2124 - Gale Document Number Y3200648633
Eloped from his master Mr William Lizard, of the parish of Berry-pomeroy, on the 17th June last, Thomas Tapper, his apprentice; about 16 years of age, well grown, of a pale complexion, light hair, wore off a blue long coat, stripe swansdown waistcoat, and cord breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs, but if the said apprentice will return to his said master, within on month after the date of this advertisement, he will be forgiven.
Dated July 2nd, 1804

Thursday, July 5, 1804; Issue 2124 - Gale Document Number Y3200648636
Ran Away, on Friday last, from his master, John Labbett, of the parish of Northam, yeoman, his parish apprentice William Stevens, aged 20 Years, fair complexion, dark short hair, about 5 feet 3 inches high.
Whoever harbours the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be dealt with according to law.
Dated 26th June 1804.

Thursday, July 12, 1804; Issue 2125 - Gale Document Number Y3200648643
Ran Away on Monday the 2nd instant, from his master, Mr Richard Gibbings, farmer of the parish of Coleridge, Michael Rice, his parish apprentice, aged 19 years, about 5 feet 3 inches high, light hair; wore away a reddish mixture coat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice will be prosecuted by me, Richard Gibbings.
July 10, 1804.

Thursday, July 19, 1804; Issue 2126 - Gale Document Number Y3200648647
Ran Away, on the 11th instant, from his mistress, Mrs Susanna Webber, of the parish of East Ogwell, in the county of Devon, William Patrick, her parish apprentice, 16 years of age, about 5 feet high. Wore off a duck jacket and trousers, and his other working dress.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law; but if the above apprentice will return to his said mistress, within one month after the date of this advertisement, he will be forgiven.
Dated 17th July 1804.

Thursday, August 2, 1804; Issue 2128 - Gale Document Number Y3200648661
Eloped from her Master, John Bond, of the parish of Shobrooke, in the county of Devon, on Monday the 23rd of July, his parish apprentice, aged 17 years; she answers to either Mary or Maria Packer. Wore away a linen gown, calamanco petticoat, black hat with white lining. She is of a murfly complexion, red hair, and about five feet high. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; but whoever will bring the above apprentice to her said master, shall receive two guineas reward, and all reasonable expenses discharged.

Thursday, August 16, 1804; Issue 2130 - Gale Document Number Y3200648680
Run Away on Monday the 6th instant, from his master John Tanner, of Witheridge, William Mortimer, his parish apprentice; he is nearly 20 years of age, about 5 feet 6 inches high, dark hair; he wore away a grey coat, striped waistcoat, and leather breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
Eloped from his master, Thomas Honeywill, of the parish of Deptford, in the county of Devon, on the 24th day of July, 1804, Richard Eastley, his parish apprentice; aged 16 years, about 5 feet 2 inches high, black hair, hath the appearance of scurf head; wore away a white cloth coat, swansdown waistcoat, and duck breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law, by me Thomas Honeywill.
Dated Aug. 10th, 1804.

Thursday, August 23, 1804; Issue 2131 - Gale Document Number Y3200648686
Eloped, Aug. 11th, 1804 , from his master, the rev. J. Starr, of Zeal-monachorum, in the county of Devon, William Hern, his parish apprentice, about 14 years old, 4 feet 5 or 6 inches high, black hair and eyes, lowering countenance, round visage, and a remarkably quick speaker; he wore away a blue coat, red waistcoat, and leather breeches, and took with him several articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said William Hern shall be prosecuted for so doing; and whoever will give information of any person harbouring or employing him, after this public notice, shall receive five guineas reward, on conviction of the party so offending.
Zeal-monachorum, Aug. 20th, 1804.

Thursday, August 23, 1804; Issue 2131 - Gale Document Number Y3200648684
Run Away from his master Richard M. Gripe, cordwainer, at Kingware, in the county of Devon, John Allward, his apprentice, aged 18 years, about 5 feet 4 inches high, well grown, fair complexion, short dark hair, blue short jacket outside, and long blue trousers.
Whoever harbours or employs the said John Allward after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, September 20, 1804; Issue 2135 - Gale Document Number Y3200648713
Run Away, on Sunday last, from his master, Mr James Smith, of the parish of Farringdon, in the county of Devon, blacksmith, John Ebden, his apprentice; he is about 19 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, pale complexion; wore away a blue coat, dark striped waistcoat, corduroy breeches, and large round hat. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; but if he will return to his said master, he will be kindly received.
N.B. A Journeyman wanted - if a good workman, he will have constant employ.
Apprentice Eloped
Run Away on Monday last, from his master, Mr Samuel Roper, coach harness, and collar maker, Exeter, James Barrett, his apprentice, aged about 18 years, round favoured, light hair and complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high, wore away a blue hopel'd coat and corduroy breeches.
If the said apprentice will return again to his business he will be well received, and kindly treated; but whoever shall harbour or employ him after this notice, will be prosecuted by me, Samuel Roper.

Thursday, September 20, 1804; Issue 2135 - Gale Document Number Y3200648714
Run Away on Wednesday the 29th of August last, from his master, William Cornish, of Crediton, George Hele, alias Tarr, his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, about five feet two inches high, dark hair, has some marks of small pox in his face. The said apprentice eloped for stealing some ribbons, at Crediton fair.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, October 11, 1804; Issue 2138 - Gale Document Number Y3200648734
Ran Away from their Master, Mr Roger Eastabrooke, of the parish of Clannaborough, William Fay and William Bond, his parish apprentices; they are each about 18 years of age. Fay is stout made, about 5 feet 8 inches high; Bond is about 5 feet 4 inches. Whoever shall harbour or employ them after this notice, will be prosecuted by me, Roger Eastabrooke.

Thursday, October 18, 1804; Issue 2139 - Gale Document Number Y3200648741
Ran Away, on Saturday, the 22nd of September last, Abraham Hammett, an apprentice to Mr John Snell, of the parish of High Bickington, in the county of Devon; aged 16 years, 4 feet 8 inches high, fair complexion, light hair, grey eyes, wore off a new duck jacket, duck breeches and carried with him a blue broad-cloth coat, with large yellow buttons, and three different waistcoats. Whoever shall employ or detain the above apprentice after this Notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Oct. 7th, 1804.
Ran Away from his master, Mr Jacob Greenslade, of the parish of Sandford, in the county of Devon, tailor, on Sunday evening last, Isaac Tremlett, otherwise Newton, his apprentice, aged about 17 years, slight grown, 5 feet 5 inches high, fair complexion; had on when he absconded, a double breasted blue cloth coat, with white buttons, black cloth waistcoat, buff breeches, round hat; and carried with him a bundle of clothes. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Sandford, Oct. 15th, 1804.

Thursday, November 8, 1804; Issue 2142 - Gale Document Number Y3200648760
Ashburton, November 5th, 1804
Ran Away from his master William Hurst, junr. Of Ashburton, wool-comber, his parish apprentice, William Quint, wool-comber; aged 17 years, light complexion, short light hair, about 5 feet 2 inches high; wore away a dark short jacket with yellow bell buttons, also a swansdown waistcoat, canvas trousers, and striped corduroy breeches.
Whosoever shall harbour or employ the said William Quint, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs, by me William Hurst, junr.

Thursday, November 15, 1804; Issue 2143 - Gale Document Number Y3200648774
Ran Away last Monday morning, from his master, Mr James Turner, of Colebrooke, Thomas Grinslade, his parish apprentice, he is about 17 years of age, about five feet high, fair complexion, black hair, and walks a little knee-napped; he wore off a light colour plain cloth coat and waistcoat, leather breeches, and yarn stockings. Whoever shall harbour or employ the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Colebrook, Nov. 19th, 1804.

Thursday, December 6, 1804; Issue 2146 - Gale Document Number Y3200648794
November 13th, 1804
Eloped from his master James Davy, joiner, of the parish of Witheridge, in the county of Devon, John Manning, his apprentice, aged about 18 years.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated 4th December 1804.

Thursday, January 10, 1805; Issue 2151 - Gale Document Number Y3200648836
Devon
Ran Away from his master, Mr William Milton, of the parish of Crediton, John Chamberlain, otherwise Elston, his parish apprentice, on Monday last, aged about 19 years, he is about 5 feet 7 inches high, long visage, and pale complexion, with a mark in the cheek, steering eyes; wore away a pair of buckskin breeches almost new, a dark cloth coat and waistcoat, and a round hat; and carried with him several other articles of wearing apparel.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs - But if he will return to his said master, he will be kindly received.

Thursday, January 17, 1805; Issue 2152 - Gale Document Number Y3200648841
Eloped, on the 29th of December last, from his master, Mr Thomas Squire, of the parish of Highweek, Joseph Burridge his parish apprentice, 9 years of age, wore off a duck jacket and waistcoat, and his other working dress. If the said boy will return to his master he will be forgiven; but whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Highweek, Jan. 14th, 1805
Ran Away from their master, Mr Kingdon, of Thorverton, on Monday night, the 14th of January 1805, John Wesscott, and John Wyatt, parish apprentices, aged seventeen years, fresh complexions, wore away each, a web jacket and waistcoat, leather breeches. Wesscott carried with him a brown colour broad cloth coat and waistcoat; Wyatt took with him a deep blue broad cloth coat, and a fancy waistcoat.
Whoever harbours or employs either of the said apprentices, after this notice, will be dealt with according to law.
N.B. Whoever will bring or give intelligence, so as they are had again, shall receive one guinea reward.
Thorverton, Jan. 16th, 1805
Eloped from his master, Mr J. Frost, of Benstay Farm, in the parish of Bampton, Thomas Fisher, his parish apprentice; about four feet ten inches high, black hair, round favoured, has lost one of his fore teeth, and knee knapped.
If the aid Thomas Fisher will return to his master, before the 1st of March 1805, he will be kindly received, and the past offence forgiven; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this notice, they will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
January 15th, 1805.
This is to Certify, that Sarah Josling, 15 years of age, apprentice, ran away from her master, John Alford, in Roborough, January 8th, 1805,; she wore away a striped camblet gown, a linen bedgown, four handkerchiefs, a green striped coat, three aprons, one pair of nailed shoes, a black silk bonnet, two good shifts, one pair of brass buckles, and several other articles; she has a long nose, pale look, and short hair, she is a stiff-grown girl, and has six toes on each foot.
Whoever harbours or employs her after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.
John Alford. Dated Jan. 11, 1805.

Thursday, January 24, 1805; Issue 2153 - Gale Document Number Y3200648852
Ran Away, from his Master, Thomas Seaward, of the parish of Northtawton, in the county of Devon, on Thursday the 17th of January instant, William Brooks, his apprentice, aged about 16 years; he I about five feet three inches high, has a red face and brownish hair, he lolls much in his walking; wore away a brownish colour cloth coat and waistcoat, rather short and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Northtawton, 18th Jan. 1805.

Thursday, February 7, 1805; Issue 2155 - Gale Document Number Y3200648865
Run Away, on Friday the first day of February 1805, from his master Thomas Joyce, saddler, of Okehampton, John Westren, his apprentice; about 17 years of age, wore away a dark cloth coat, red waistcoat, corduroy breeches; about five feet high, round favoured, and dark complexion.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Thomas Joyce.

Thursday, February 21, 1805; Issue 2157 - Gale Document Number Y3200648881
Ran Away, on Monday the 18th day of this instant February, from his master George Read, mason, John Maunder, his apprentice; between eighteen and nineteen years of age, about five feet three inches high, flaxen hair, a sullen look, and much marked with the small pox; wore away a dark blue coat, a pair f web trousers, and a leather apron.
Whoever harbours or employs the aid apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
George Read, Exeter, 20th Feb. 1805.

Thursday, March 7, 1805; Issue 2159 - Gale Document Number Y3200648898
Ran Away, from Mrs Joan Rowe, of Crowndale, in the parish of Tavistock, in the county of Devon, John Collacott, her apprentice, 5 feet 8 inches high, he wore away a light cloth coat, a striped swansdown waistcoat and dark corduroy breeches.
N.B. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be punished as the law directs.
Dated Tavistock, March 7, 1805.

Thursday, March 21, 1805; Issue 2161 - Gale Document Number Y3200648913
Run Away, on Tuesday last, from Mr John Searles, of the parish of Poughill, in the county of Devon, John Kingsland, his parish apprentice, aged about 20 years, 5 feet 7 inches high, fair complexion, grey eyes, and short curled hair. Wore away a light coloured cloth coat, leather breeches, corduroy waistcoat, round hat, and carried with him several other articles of wearing apparel, among which were a pair of his master's striped corduroy breeches and two threshels. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, March 28, 1805; Issue 2162 - Gale Document Number Y3200648921
Run Away from his master, on Friday the 15th of March 1805, Charles Bear, an apprentice to Mr Thomas Way of Silverton, Devon; he is about four feet five inches high, 17 years of age, slight grown, light hair, his right knee turns in, in walking; wore away a web jacket and waistcoat, and sheep's leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the aid apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, April 18, 1805; Issue 2165 - Gale Document Number Y3200648945
Ran Away, on Monday the 8th of this instant April, John Babbedge, an apprentice to Mr William Reed, of Sampford Courtenay, Devon; he is 19 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches high, of a brown complexion, light brown hair, dark eye-brows, wide full mouth, large teeth, and walks very inward; wore, when he went away, a web coat and waistcoat, leather breeches, and round hat; and carried with him a mixed dark grey cloth coat, yellow striped kerseymere waistcoat, and a pair of dark velveteen breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said John Babbedge, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according as the law direct.

Thursday, May 9, 1805; Issue 2168 - Gale Document Number Y3200648974
Ran Away, on Sunday the 14th of April last, John Warren, an apprentice to Mr James Bowden, butcher and tallow-chandler of Bow, in the county of Devon. Aged about 19, stout grown, about 5 feet high, squints in both eyes; wore away a dark cloth coat, striped swansdown waistcoat, new buckskin breeches, and a new hat. Has been in Plymouth and Dock several times since he ran away, and is supposed to be there now. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, May 16, 1805; Issue 2169 - Gale Document Number y3200648982
May the 6th, 1805
Eloped from his Master, Mr Starr, of Sowton, Robert Nethercott, his parish apprentice, after breaking open his drawers and robbing him of ten guineas. He is about seventeen years of age, about five feet four inches high, strong made, fair complexion, light hair, cut close; had on when he went away a dark frock, blue coat with metal buttons, buff breeches, half boots laced up half way the leg; took with him a handsome black coat with a velvet collar, a new pair of shoes and a white serge waistcoat. Whoever will apprehend him so that he may be brought to justice, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble; and whoever harbours him after this, will be dealt with as the law directs.

Thursday, May 30, 1805; Issue 2171 - Gale Document Number Y3200648991
Ran Away from his master, Mr Thomas Stoneman, of the parish of St. Thomas, near Exeter, on Sunday the 26th instant, Thomas Floud, his apprentice, aged 18 years, five feet high, small face, with light brown hair; wore away a brown coat, light kerseymere breeches, and a green striped waistcoat. If he will again return to his work, his master will freely forgive him; but whoever shall harbour or employ him, will be prosecuted according to law.
Ran Away this morning, from his master, Mr Andrew Page, of Dunsford, in the county of Devon, John Orchard, his apprentice, about 19 years of age, stout made, fair complexion, and brown hair; wore away a webb jacket, striped swansdown waistcoat, and leather breeches; and carried away a claret colour coat, striped swansdown waistcoat and corduroy breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Andrew Page.
Dated May 29th, 1805

Thursday, June 6, 1805; Issue 2172 - Gale Document Number Y3200648999
Ran Away this morning, from his master Mr Andrew Payne, of Dunsford, in the county of Devon, John Orchard, his apprentice, about 19 years of age, stout made, fair complexion, and brown hair; wore away a webb jacket, striped swansdown waistcoat, and leather breeches; and carried away a claret colour coat, striped swansdown waistcoat and corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this public notice will be prosecuted by me, Andrew Payne. Dated May 29th, 1805.
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Penny, of the parish of East Ogwell, on the 21st of May last, William Weatherdon, his parish apprentice, aged 19 years, about 5 feet 2 inches high; wore away his working dress, and carried off besides, two very good suits of clothes. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law. Dated June 3rd, 1805.

Thursday, June 13, 1805; Issue 2173 - Gale Document Number Y3200649007
A Caution. Whereas, Wm. Heard, parish apprentice to Mr Robert Webber, of Silverton, having been detected in selling lime, the property of his master, to Gabriel Saunders, esq. of Bradninch, has eloped from his master's service. Notice is hereby given, that whosoever employs or harbours the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs. Silverton, May 28, 1805.

Thursday, June 27, 1805; Issue 2175 - Gale Document Number Y3200649026
Ran Away, on the 12th of May last, from his master, Mr John Mudge, of Tormoham, near Torquay, Devon, Nicholas Pipperell, his parish apprentice, aged about 17 years, a stout lad, about 5 feet 7 inches high, pale complexion and light hair; wore away a light cloth jacket, red kerseymere waistcoat, white plush breeches, and new smock; he is supposed to be in the neighbourhood of Exmouth, or between that and Beer, having been seen at Exmouth on Tuesday morning last. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Tormoham, 26th June, 1805.

Thursday, June 27, 1805; Issue 2175 - Gale Document Number Y3200649024
Ran Away from his master, Mr Thomas Mitchell, George Inn, Northtawton, Christopher Snell, his parish apprentice; he is about 4 feet 10, or 5 feet high, 16 years of age, thin face, dark brown hair, small of his age; wore off and carried with him, a blue coat and a dark brown ditto, a white kerseymere waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.
Northtawton, June 16th, 1805.

Thursday, July 4, 1805; Issue 2176 - Gale Document Number Y3200649030
Ran Away, on Wednesday the 26th of June instant, from his master Mr John Lee, farmer, of Neoparday, in the parish of Crediton, William Coles, his parish apprentice, aged 16 years, slight made, about 5 feet high, light brown hair, wore away a web jacket, whitney waistcoat and leather breeches; and took with him a grey cloth coat and waistcoat. Whoever shall harbour or employ the said apprentice, after this notice, will be prosecuted by me, Thomas Lee.

Thursday, July 4, 1805; Issue 2176 - Gale Document Number Y3200649031
Ran Away from his master, Mr Wm. Ching, of Bradworthy, Devon, on Monday the 10th of June instant, his parish apprentice, William Palmer, about 14 years old, fresh complexion and dark hair. Whoever harbours the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated 17th June, 1805.

Thursday, July 11, 1805; Issue 2177 - Gale Document Number Y3200649035
Ran Away, on the 7th of July, from his master, Mr Arthur Knapman, of Drewsteignton, Devon, John Morkom, his parish apprentice, aged about 16 years and half, about five feet five inches high, fair complexion, and light hair; wore away a grey cloth coat, swansdown waistcoat, hogskin breeches, carried with him one brin shirt. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.
Drewsteignton, July 8th, 1805.
Ran Away on Monday the 8th day of July instant, from his master John Wreford, of Hill, in the parish of Morchard Bishop, in the county of Devon, William Hopkins, his parish apprentice; about 14 years of age, 5 feet high, fresh complexion, dark brown hair; wore away a web jacket, fustian waistcoat, leather breeches, and round hat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, July 18, 1805; Issue 2178 - Gale Document Number Y3200649043
Eloped, from his master Thomas Milward, carpenter, of the parish of Ipplepen, in the county of Devon, (without the least provocation), John Williams, alias Eales, his apprentice; he is about 20 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, walks upright, smooth thin face, short dark hair, his eye-brows rather overhanging; wore away a blue broad cloth coat, a spotted waistcoat, and thickset breeches; carried with him another blue broad-cloth coat, another pair of thickset and a pair of light broad-cloth breeches, a red and white plaid waistcoat, and a striped swansdown ditto.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; if he will return, his elopement will not be mentioned.

Thursday, August 8, 1805; Issue 2181 - Gale Document Number Y3200649068
Eloped, from his master Mr John Lake, of West Radley, in the parish of Bishop's Nympton, Devon, Richard Beer, his apprentice; he is about 18 years of age, of a light complexion, thick grown, about five feet high, has light colour hair; wore either a light brown coat or an everlasting jacket, leather or corded breeches, and a striped mix'd colour waistcoat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Southmolton, August 6th, 1805.
Eloped, from his master, Mark Sloman, of the parish of North Tawton, on Monday the 8th of July, William Rook, about 17 years of age. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, will be dealt with according to law.

Thursday, August 22, 1805; Issue 2183 - Gale Document Number Y3200649084
Ran Away on Sunday the eleventh of this instant August, from his master Matthew Wreford, of Week Barton, in the parish of Morchard Bishop, John Gregory, his parish apprentice, aged eighteen years, about 5 feet 5 inches high; wore away a round hat, blue boat, strip'd waistcoat, and buff breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, August 22, 1805; Issue 2183 - Gale Document Number Y3200649088
Ran Away from his master, John Stephens, cordwainer, of Silverton, Devon, Abraham Hunt, his apprentice, about sixteen years old, fair complexion, dark hair, four feet and half high, wore a brown cloth jacket, striped waistcoat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as far as the law will direct.
Whoever will bring back the said A. Hunt, shall receive a handsome reward.
Silverton, 19th August, 1805.

Thursday, September 5, 1805; Issue 2185 - Gale Document Number Y3200649099
Ran Away, Robert Jarman, a parish apprentice to John Tucker of Portislake, in the Parish of Woodbury, in the county of Devon; about 17 years of age, light complexion, and light brown hair, cut short; about five feet six inches in height; took with him a light mixture cloth coat and an old blue coat, a new brown and yellow striped waistcoat, and an old one nearly the same colour; a new pair of dark corduroy breeches and a pair of buff breeches. Whoever harbours him after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Witness my hand, John Tucker. Portislake, 4th Sept. 1805.

Thursday, September 12, 1805; Issue N/A - Gale Document Number Y3200649106
An Apprentice Eloped.
William Alford, an apprentice to William Crews, cordwainer, Newton-Abbot, on the eighth inst. without the least provocation.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost rigour of the law.
The said Wm. Alford is about sixteen years of age, thick grown, about five feet high, fair complexion, light hair, wore away a dark short coat, light waistcoat, and dove coloured trousers; supposed to be in the vicinity of Plymouth, Stone-house, or Plymouth-Dock.
Dated Newton-Abbot, Sept. 9th, 1805.

Thursday, September 26, 1805; Issue 2188 - Gale Document Number Y3200649123
Exmouth
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Searle, of this place, James Fry, his apprentice, about twelve years of age, a stout lad for his age, light short hair, dark hazel eyes, a simple in each check; wore off a green cloth jacket, white ?----- buttons therein, a fancy quilting waistcoat, pair of light coloured corduroy trousers; and carried with him an old dark cloth jacket, and a pair of dark coloured nankeen trousers, and a dark strip'd swansdown waistcoat.
Whoever harbours or employs him after this notice will be prosecuted according to law; if he will return he will be kindly received; if not, whoever will secure him, and bring him to his master at Exmouth, or to his mother, Mrs Madge, at Broad-Clist will be satisfied for their trouble, and all reasonable expenses paid.
Sept. 24, 1805.

Thursday, October 3, 1805; Issue 2189 - Gale Document Number Y3200649125
Ran Away, on Saturday last, the 28th of September, from his master, Mr James Long, farmer, of Crediton, George Milton, his parish apprentice, about ten years of age, large eyes, thin nose, and dark complexion; wore away a web jacket and waistcoat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law, by me, George Milton.
Ran Away, on Friday morning last, from Eggesford, George Mayers, a parish apprentice to the honourable Newton Fellowes. He is about 5 feet 6 inches high, stout made, and dark hair, and had on a smock frock, a fustian jacket and waistcoat, with leather breeches. The fustian jacket has a short tail to it. Whoever will apprehend the above apprentice, or give information to the hind at Eggesford, so as he may be apprehended, shall receive a reward of Three Guineas; and whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted.
Eggesford, Sept. 24, 1805.
A Caution
Samuel Phillips, a shipwright apprentice, has absented himself from his master's service, (Mr Thomas Owen, ship-builder, Topsham) and whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be treated as the law directs. Phillips is about 27 years old, marked with the small-pox, wears his own dark hair, and is about 5 feet 8 inches high.
Topsham, Sept. 27th, 1805
N.B. Wanted in the same yard, a man of good character and abilities, as a Foreman, who will meet every encouragement.

Thursday, October 3, 1805; Issue 2189 - Gale Document Number Y3200649127
Ran Away from his master's house, the 20th of September, 1805, William Adams, a parish apprentice to Mr Thomas Cornish, of South Allington, near Kingsbridge, Devon. He is 19 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches high, dark complexion, dark brown eye-brows, black short-cut hair, wore away a brown cloth waistcoat, and a short brown coat, long duck trousers and yarn stockings; carried with him a brown mixed cloth coat, striped swansdown waistcoat, corduroy breeches, and other articles of apparel. Whoever presumes to harbour or employ the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be treated with as the law directs; but whoever will give notice of him to his said master, shall be gratefully rewarded.

Thursday, October 3, 1805; Issue 2189 - Gale Document Number Y3200649131
Ran Away from his master, Mr Wm. Hodge, of Brampford Speke, on Saturday, September 28th, 1805, John Vowler, his parish apprentice, aged 18 years, about four feet ten inches high, very set made, brown hair, grey eyes and wore away a brown cloth jacket, leather breeches almost new, he also took with him a pair of dark-coloured stockings, with a dark handkerchief, and several other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, November 21, 1805; Issue 2196 - Gale Document Number Y3200649183
Escaped on Friday last, from Nicholas Clapp, constable, Charles Linsey, an apprentice to Mr John Holwell, of Woodbury, lad about five feet high, pale complexion, light brown hair; had on a light mixture cloth coat, striped breeches, an old round hat; he made his escape near the two mile stone, on the Topsham road, and has not since been heard of. The constable was conveying him to bridewell, on strong suspicion of felony, a silver watch having been found on him, the property of his said master. Whoever will apprehend the above Charles Linsey, and bring him to his said master, or to Mr William Sarell, of Exeter, shall be rewarded for their trouble, and be paid all reasonable expenses.

Thursday, November 28, 1805; Issue 2197 - Gale Document Number Y3200649192
Ran Away, on the 10th November instant, from his master, Mr Joseph Ratcliffe, baker, of this city, William Pidgeon, his apprentice, aged about 18 years, about 5 feet 4 inches high, dark hair, has a sear over his eye, his face very much freckled; wore away a brown coat with metal buttons, a pair of striped trousers, white waistcoat; carried with him his working clothes, consisting of a light coat made frock fashion, a jacket, a pair of corduroy breeches &c. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Nov. 27th, 1805. Joseph Ratcliffe.

Thursday, December 5, 1805 ; Issue 2198 - Gale Document Number Y3200649205
Ran Away, on the 24th of November, from his master Stephen Yolland, of Ashburton, in the county of Devon, yeoman, John Bowden, his apprentice, aged about 19 years, about five feet ten inches high, fresh complexion; wore away a white duck jacket and trousers, and carried with him a dark colour cloth coat, striped waistcoat and corduroy breeches, &c. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Ashburton, Dec. 2nd, 1805.

Thursday, December 12, 1805; Issue 2199 - Gale Document Number Y3200649209
Ran Away, on Sunday the 1st of December instant, from their master, Mr John Lee, senr. Of the parish of Crediton, Jane West and Richard Yelland, his parish apprentices; the girl is about eighteen years of age, five feet two inches high, and shews of the small pox; the boy is twelve years of age, wore away a web jacket and a dark waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs them after this notice will be prosecuted according to law.
Crediton, Dec. 10, 1805.

Thursday, December 12, 1805; Issue 2199 - Gale Document Number Y3200649211
Run Away, on Saturday the 30th Nov. last, from his master, Mr Thomas Heyward, of North Bovey, in the county of Devon, John Berry, his apprentice, aged about 20 years, fair complexion, light hair, rather of a stout make, about 5 feet 3 inches high; wore away a light grey cloth coat, web waistcoat and breeches, and round hat; and carried with him a grey cloth coat, web jacket, and a pair of plush breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost rigour of the law.

Thursday, January 16, 1806; Issue 2204 - Gale Document Number Y3200649241
Ran Away, from Mr Robert Rookes, and from Mr Robert Snow, both of the parish of Heavitree, James and Joseph Shippard, brothers, both parish apprentices; James Shippard wore away a light coloured jacket, yellow striped waistcoat, and patent light cord breeches; he is rather lusty grown, full featured, red complexion, has a weeping in one eye, which originated from the small pox, and is about 15 years old. Joseph Shippard wore away a light web jacket, and leather breeches; he is rather of a light complexion, full featured and straight hair.
Whoever will apprehend them, or cause them to be apprehended and secured, shall receive a reward of two guineas, and all reasonable expenses; and whoever employs them after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost extent of the law.
Dated January 15th, 1806.

Thursday, February 13, 1806; Issue 2208 - Gale Document Number Y3200649278
Ran Away from his master, on Sunday the 2nd of February inst., Charles Leach, a parish apprentice to Mr John Tremlett, of West-Morchard; he is about 17 years of age, 5 feet 3 inches high, thin, pale complexion, light hair and wore away a web jacket and leather breeches, and carried off a mixture colour cloth coat and striped swansdown waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, March 6, 1806; Issue 2211 - Gale Document Number 3200649301
Ran Away, Hannah Seldon, parish apprentice to William Greek, of Wear-Gifford, in the county of Devon; she is about 16 years of age, dark complexion, black short cut hair, cast in her sight, round shouldered, wore a long grey cloak, linen jump, serge coat, new shoes, well nailed, and plated at the toe. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted. Witness my hand, Wm. Greek.
Wear-Gifford, 24th Feb. 1806

Thursday, March 20, 1806; Issue 2213 - Gale Document Number Y3200649317
Ran Away from his master, on Sunday last, March 16th, Isaac Hulcombe, apprentice to Richard Hayward, of Sowton, near Exeter, Devon; is about nineteen years old, five feet seven inches high, light hair, grey eyes, bends one knee; wore away a light grey cloth coat, and waistcoat, new leather breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, March 20, 1806; Issue 2213 - Gale Document Number Y3200649320
Ran Away, from her master, William Brook, of the parish of Hatherleigh, on Thursday the sixth of this instant March, Ann Spear, his apprentice, aged about fifteen years, of short stature; wore away a brown bedgown, a snuff coloured camblet coat; and carried off with her various articles of wearing apparel, the property of her said master. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Hatherleigh, March 15, 1806.

Thursday, March 27, 1806; Issue 2214 - Gale Document Number Y3200649325
Ran Away, on Tuesday the 18th of this instant March, from his master Mr Wm. Nicholes, of Ide, in the county of Devon, tailor; James Ash, his apprentice, aged about seventeen years, slight grown, light hair; is about five feet two inches high, and has a weeping in his left eye. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law; but if he will return to his said master, he will be kindly received; otherwise an action will be commenced against his trustees for the remaining part of his time.

Thursday, April 3, 1806; Issue 2215 - Gale Document Number Y3200649333
Ran Away, on Monday evening, the 31st of this instant March, from his master, Mr John Maunder, of Crediton, William Western, his parish apprentice; he is about 19 years of age, fair complexion, full face, and about five feet five inches high; wore away a web jacket, white plush waistcoat, and leather breeches, and carried with him several other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted agreeably to law.
Crediton, March 31, 1806.

Thursday, April 10, 1806; Issue 2216 - Gale Document Number Y3200649342
Ran Away from his master, Richard Wippell, of the parish of Cadbury, in the county of Devon, on Saturday morning, the 5th of April instant, William Milton, his parish apprentice, about 20 years of age, about 5 feet 8 inches high; wore away a new web jacket, a new striped swansdown waistcoat, striped velveteen breeches, light coloured worsted stockings and new shoes.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.
Cadbury, 5th April 1806.

Thursday, April 10, 1806; Issue 2216 - Gale Document Number Y3200649346
Whereas John Ley, my apprentice, did, on Saturday the 5th instant, without any provocation, abscond himself from my service, and I have reason to think has gone to Tavistock or Plymouth - this is to caution any person against employing him, either by sea or land, and a promise a reward of one guinea to any one that will inform me where he may be found, so that he may be received again into my service. Here follows his description: 17 years of age, 5 feet 2 inches high, or thereabout, pale complexion, full mouth, teeth rather projecting, slight grown, wore away a black cloth coat and breeches, with black covered buttons, red waistcoat and whole boots.
Wm. Rennels, painter and glazier, Barnstaple, 7th April 1806.

Thursday, April 24, 1806; Issue 2218 - Gale Document Number Y32006493358
Run Away from Mr George Harris, of the parish of Bovey-Tracey, on the 14th of April last, his parish apprentice, Joseph Clampitt; about 18 years of age, stout made, murphly faced, and short red hair; and about 5 feet 8 inches high, wore away a dark grey coat, a web waistcoat and buff breeches, and carried with him a new dark coloured coat and breeches of the same. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted.
George Harris.

Thursday, May 1, 1806; Issue 2219 - Gale Document Number Y32006493744
Ran Away, on Friday last, April 25th, 1806, from his master, Richard Thorn, glazier, threatre-lane, Exeter, James Earle, his apprentice. He is about 5 feet 4 inches and half high, round favoured, florid complexion, and has light brown hair; wore away a brown coat, light coloured striped waistcoat, and nankeen pantaloons or corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, May 1, 1806; Issue 2219 - Gale Document Number Y3200649367
Eloped from his master, Mr John Tinson, wheel-wright, in the parish of Chittlehampton, Devon, Thomas Crocker, his apprentice, aged about 19 years; hath a black mark on the side of his nose, by gunpowder; and the back-side of both of his hands appear as though they had been scalded.
Whosoever harbours or employs the said Thomas Crocker, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Chittlehampton, April 5th, 1806.

Thursday, May 8, 1806; Issue 2220 - Gale Document Number Y3200649376
Absconded from Mr Browning, on Monday evening the 5th of May instant, his servant, Samuel Woodrow Phillips; aged about eighteen years, slight grown, about five feet four inches high, fresh complexion, light hair; wore away an old light colour coat, striped waistcoat, plush breeches, and a check shirt; carried off with him a pair of buff breeches, marked in several places with spots of grease, yellow striped waistcoat, shoes and carious other articles, which were stolen by him from his master's family. Any person giving information, so as he may be apprehended and brought to justice, shall receive a Reward of Two Guineas, on conviction, and all reasonable expenses paid, by applying to the aforesaid Mr Browning.
N.B. He is supposed to be gone to the tin-mines either on Dartmoor or at Tavistock.

Thursday, May 8, 1806; Issue 2220 - Gale Document Number Y3200649378
Ran Away, from his master, Mr John How, of Brimeridge, in the Parish of South-molton, Devon, James Russel, his apprentice, aged about eighteen years, about five feet four inches high, of a fair complexion; wore away an everlasting jacket and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said James Russel, after this notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, May 15, 1806; Issue 2221 - Gale Document Number Y3200649384
Ran Away, on the 5th of March last, from his master, Mr Maurice Doidge, of Woodley, in the parish of Lamerton, Joseph Jackman, his apprentice. Wore away a smock frock, light cloth jacket, striped waistcoat, everlasting breeches, and yarn stockings; aged upwards of 19 years, about 5 feet high, light hair, rather weak in his sight, and stoops a little.
Whoever will give intelligence of the said Joseph Jackman, to Maurice Doidge aforesaid, so as he may be apprehended, shall receive a guinea reward; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
13th May 1806.
Ran Away the 25th of April last from Wm. Searl, Bookbinder, &c. Barnstaple, Wm. Northcott, his apprentice, he is about 20 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, light brown hair, fresh complexion, rather pockfreton, is genteelly dressed; he for some time since lived with Mr Newman, grocer, also with Messrs. Williams and Hill, druggists and lately with Mr Gifford, linen-draper, all of the city of Exeter; he is the son of Mr George Northcott, carpenter, in Lapford, Devon.
Whoever employs him after this notice will be prosecuted.

Thursday, May 29, 1806; Issue 2223 - Gale Document Number Y3200649406
Two Apprentices Eloped.
Ran Away, on Sunday last, the 25th of May instant, from her master, Mr John Hole, of Collumpton, Devon, Fanny Broome, his parish apprentice, aged about 18; wore a spotted muslin cap, black bonnet, tied under the chin with a black ribbon, a dark or a yellow spotted handkerchief, dark linen gown with a yellow flower and white spots, black bombazeen, quilted, or a green slack petticoat and black stockings with low heel shoes and buckles; she is slight grown, full featured, lightish hair, dark eyes, and long nose.
Also, Ran Away, at the same time, from the said Mr Hole, Agnes Bezley, likewise his parish apprentice, about 14 years of age; wore away a spotted muslin cap, plain black or dark or yellow spotted handkerchief, dark linen gown with red and white spots, yellow serge, or a grey petticoat, black stockings, with low heel shoes and buckles; she is short, stout grown, dark complexion, black short hair, black eyes, has a large mole on the back part of her neck, and is of a ruddy complexion. Whoever harbours or employs either of the above apprentices, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, June 5, 1806; Issue 2224 - Gale Document Number Y3200649412
Ran Away, about four o'clock in the afternoon of the 17th of May, 1806, from his mater, Henry Southcombe, a parish apprentice to Mr Abraham Skinner, of the parish of Otterton, Devon; he is near 18 years of age, about 5 feet high, black hair, fresh complexion, and stout grown; carried with him two pair of shoes, one pair of which is almost new, made with iron cramps at toe and heel, and tied with leather strings; three pair of stockings, two pair of leather breeches, three shirts, everlasting coat and waistcoat and a very good blue coat and waistcoat, almost new, and two hats; he has a small bald spot on the right side of his head, about the size of a half crown piece. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, June 12, 1806; Issue 2225 - Gale Document Number Y3200649420
Whereas Samuel Handcock, apprentice to John Stanbury, of the parish of Dolton, in the county of Devon, has ran away from his said master. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, June 26,1806; Issue 2227 - Gale Document Number Y3200649436
Ran Away, on Monday last, from Mr Radmore, of Thorverton, Devon, John Roberts, his apprentice, about 4 feet 10 inches high, pale complexion, brown hair; wore away a brown jacket, buckskin breeches, yellow striped kerseymere waistcoat; and carried away a blue coat and corded breeches. Whoever is known to harbour or employ the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs, by me, John Radmore.
25th June, 1806.

Thursday, July 3, 1806; Issue 2228 - Gale Document Number Y3200649445
Ran Away, on Monday last, from Mr John Palmer, of Thorverton, near Exeter, John Avery, his apprentice, about five feet six inches high, brown hair, dark complexion, and lost a foot of hair on the left side of his head; wore away a brown coat and waistcoat and leather breeches, and carried away a new plain cloth dark drab coat and yellow striped waistcoat and a web jacket. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, by me, John Palmer.

Thursday, July 10, 1806; Issue 2229 - Gale Document Number Y3200649455
Ran Away on Sunday night, the 29th of June, from Mr Kingdon, of Thorverton, near Exeter, without the least provocation, John Wesscott, his apprentice, about 19 years of age, fresh complexion, his hands covered with warts; wore away a brown broadcloth coat, fancy-waistcoat, fustian breeches; took with him a smock frock, new pair of web breeches, and various other articles. If any person will inform Mr Kingdon where he is, they shall be handsomely rewarded; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, will be prosecuted.
Wesscott absconded about a year and half since, and returned of his own free will, after three months' absence, and was forgiven. Avery, advertised in this paper last week, is gone with him, and it is supposed they are gone the Bath road.

Thursday, July 31, 1806; Issue 2232 - Gale Document Number Y3200649480
Ran Away, on the 24th instant, from his master Mr James Mayne, of Mamhead, mason, James Hole, his apprentice, aged 18 years, 5 feet 3 inches high, sandy hair, fair complexion; wore away a duck jacket, dark corduroy breeches and carried away his mason's tools. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted by me, James Mayne. July 29, 1806.

Thursday, August 7, 1806; Issue 2233 - Gale Document Number Y3200649489
Ran Away from his master, John Shearm, of the barton of Stowe, near Stratton, on Tuesday, the 22nd July instant, John Cruse, his parish apprentice, about 19 years of age, five feet five inches high, brown hair, projecting mouth, sour look; wore away a striped serge jacket and trousers; carried with him a very good dark coat, and corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Stowe, July 24, 1806.

Thursday, August 21, 1806; Issue 2235 - Gale Document Number Y3200649502
Ran Away from his master, Mr George Underhill, of the barton of Westweek, in South-tawton, on Sunday the 10th inst., John Gillard, his apprentice, about 17 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, light brown hair, fair complexion; wore away a light cloth coat, mended across the back; swansdown waistcoat, and a new pair of web breeches; carried away a dark cloth coat, swansdown waistcoat, and a pair of corduroy breeches; also carried away from his fellow apprentice, a hat, waistcoat, breeches, and stockings. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Westweek, 19th Aug. 1806.

Thursday, August 21, 1806; Issue 2235 - Gale Document Number Y3200649504
Ran Away from his master, Wm. Stanlake, of the parish of Lifton, yeoman, Roger Gelley, his apprentice, about 19 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high; wore away a dark cloth coat, light tripe waistcoat and dark corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
July 24, 1806.

Thursday, August 28, 1806; Issue 2236 - Gale Document Number Y3200649510
Ran Away, on Monday the 18th of August inst. from her master George Maunder, of the parish of Morchard Bishop, Devon, Agnes Passmore, his apprentice, about nineteen years of age, and near 5 feet high; she carried away a dark stuff gown and dark spotted linen gown; is of a fair complexion, fresh colour, and has curled sandy hair. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
George Maunder, dated Aug. 18, 1806.
Ran Away from his master Mr George Underhill, of the barton of Westweek, in Southtawton, on Sunday the 10th inst, John Gillard, his apprentice, about 17 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, light brown hair, fair complexion; wore away a light cloth coat, mended across the back; swansdown waistcoat and a new pair of web breeches, carried away a dark cloth coat, swansdown waistcoat, and a pair of corduroy breeches; also carried away from his fellow apprentice, a hat, waistcoat, breeches, and stockings. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Westweek, 19th Aug. 1806.

Thursday, September 4, 1806; Issue 2237 - Gale Document Number Y3200649519
Ran Away from his master, William Maunder, of Templeton, in the night of the 25th of August instant, William Stavings, his parish apprentice, aged about 20 years, near 5 feet 5 inches high, fair complexion, light hair; wore away a ruffia jacket and trousers. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs, by me, Wm. Maunder. Aug. 28th, 1806.
To Captains of Vessels and others
John Froom, a parish apprentice to William Virgent, of Shute, in this county, suddenly disappeared on Thursday morning, the 21st of this instant, and all enquiries made respecting him have proved fruitless. He wore on that day a blue coat, coloured waistcoat, and leather breeches, and is about 15 years of age; 4 feet 4 inches high and of a freckled complexion. Whoever will give information respecting him to Mr William Pinney, or Mr John Parsons, overseers of the poor of the said Parish of Shute, will be rewarded for their trouble.
New vestry-room, Shute, Aug 26, 1806.

Thursday, September 11, 1806; Issue 2238 - Gale Document Number Y3200649525
Ran Away, from their master, Mr William Clibbett, Ship-builder, Northam, near Bideford, Devon, on Sunday the 7th day of September instant, Five Apprentices, of the following names, ages and descriptions, (viz) Joseph Sanders, aged about twenty-one years, five feet ten inches high, stiff grown, has large eyes, with light long hair: - And Henry Ford, aged about twenty-one years, about five feet eleven inches high, dark complexion, black short hair, with a large scar on the breast: - Also, Anthony Wilkie, aged about twenty-three years, about five feet ten inches high, fair complexion, sandy hair:- Likewise, William Dyer, aged about twenty-one years, about five feet six inches high, thin face, short nose, with prominent eyes:- And, Joseph Mock, aged about twenty years, about five feet eight inches high, fair complexion and very set grown. Any person or persons harbouring or employing all or either of the above apprentices, directly or indirectly, will be prosecuted to the utmost rigour of the law, by me, William Glibbett,
Northam, Sept. 8th, 1806.

Thursday, September 11, 1806; Issue 2238 - Gale Document Number y3200649530
Ran Away from his master, W. Marchant, of Withycombe Rawleigh, in the night of the 7th September, Samuel Woodrow, his parish apprentice, aged 19; five feet eight inches high, fair complexion, brown hair. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
W. Marchant.

Thursday, September 18, 1806; Issue 2239 - Gale Document Number Y3200649539
Ran Away from his master, Richard Bambury, tailor, of Bishop's Clist, on the ?---- of this instant September, William Stocker, apprentice, aged about eighteen years, five feet five inches high, dark hair, sallow complexion, he wore away a dark blue jacket and waistcoat and light ?---- cloth breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, October 16, 1806; Issue 2243 - Gale Document Number Y3200649569
Ran Away, Samuel Halstead, an apprentice to John Luke, merchant, Exeter. He left the brig Ann, Richard Floye, master, about fortnight since, then lying at Topsham quay. Whoever detains the said apprentice after this public notice will be prosecuted; but if he immediately returns to his master, he will be forgiven. He is 5 feet 6 inches high, strong made, and a little marked with the small pox; wore away a sailor's blue jacket and trousers.
Exeter, Oct. 15, 1806.

Thursday, October 23, 1806; Issue 2244 - Gale Document Number Y3200649571
Whereas, James Langman, aged about 16 years, parish apprentice to Chiney Taperell, of the parish of Beer Ferris, in the county of Devon, did on Sunday the 13th of October instant, Abscond from his said master - Notice is hereby given, that any person giving information where the said apprentice may be found, or bringing him to his said master, will be handsomely rewarded for the same; but, whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law in such cases directs.
The said James Langman is about four feet ten inches high; he wore, or carried with him a new hat, a blue coat, and striped jacket, a swansdown waistcoat, corduroy breeches, two pair of stockingts, with sundry linen and other articles.
Beer Ferris, Oct. 20, 1806.

Thursday, November 20, 1806; Issue 2248 - Gale Document Number Y3200649608
Ran Away, without any provocation, from her master, William Pillen, of Moretonhampstead, on Friday the 7th of November instant, Jane White, his apprentice; 17 years of age; about five feet high, remarkably red hair, and florid complexion; wore off a dark linen bed-gown with other decent apparel, and carried off two linen gowns and linen sufficient for a gown, a pair of shoes, with several other articles of dress. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted; but if she will immediately return to her mater she will be received.
Moretonhampstead, Nov. 17, 1806.

Thursday, December 4, 1806; Issue 2250 - Gale Document Number Y3200649625
Ran Away, on Monday morning last, the first of December, 1806, from the house of Mr Wm. Smith of Broadclist, Devon, William Sanders, a parish apprentice to Mr Wm. Palfrey, of Broadclist aforesaid; he is about 20 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, light complexion, dark hair, slight grown, and carried away two coats, one of them a light coloured grey coat, and the other very nearly the same colour, with new sleeves in one of them, and two pair of leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, December 11, 1806; Issue 2251 - Gale Document Number Y3200649629
Ran away from Mrs G. Edwards, of Aylesbeare, on Sunday, the 30th November last, John Knowles, her parish apprentice, about 14 years of age, fresh complexion, with light hair; wore, when he went away, a dark coloured cloth coat, light waistcoat, and web breeches; carried away a web jacket and smock frock.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Aylesbeare, December 9th, 1806. G. Edwards.

Thursday, December 18, 1806; Issue 2252 - Gale Document Number Y3200649647
Ran away, on Sunday the ninth of November last, from his master, Mr James Bennett, of this city, cabinet-maker, William Sanford, his apprentice. He is about 19 years of age, slight grown; and is supposed to be gone to London. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, January 29, 1807; Issue 2258 - Gale Document Number Y3200649704
Ran Away, on the night of Friday the 16th day of this instant, January, or early on the Saturday morning following, from Mr Richard Wish, of Broad Clist, in Devon, John Bellworthy, his parish apprentice. The said apprentice is about five feet and seven inches in height, of a light complexion, and had on at the time he eloped, a webb jacket, and a pair of corduroy breeches, he also took away a light drab colour cloth coat. However will give information, to the said Richard Wish, where the said apprentice may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble; but whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Broad Clist, 26th January 1807.

Thursday, February 5, 1807; Issue 2259 - Gale Document Number Y3200649706
Ran away from his master, Mr James Davy, joiner, Witheridge in the county of Devon, Richard Buttler, his apprentice. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice will be dealt with according to law; and whoever will apprehend him and lodge him in any house of correction, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble, on application to said Mr James Davy. It is supposed he is at work in the neighbourhood of Exeter.
James Davy, Dated 3rd Feb. 1807.

Thursday, February 12, 1807; Issue 2260 - Gale Document Number Y3200649714
Ran Away from Messrs. John and George Harris, of the parish of Bovey Tracey, on the 8th of February inst. their parish apprentices: Joseph Clampitt, about 19 years of age, stout grown, murphly faced, and short red hair, and about 5 feet 9 inches high; wore away a duck jacket, web waistcoat and buff breeches, and carried with him a dark coloured cloth coat, waistcoat and breeches. Likewise, Samuel Lambshead, about 16 years of age, well grown, brown hair, about 5 feet 7 inches high; wore away a web jacket, cross-bar'd waistcoat, and light coloured breeches, and carried with him a dark coloured cloth coat and breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentices after this public notice, shall be prosecuted.
John Harris, Geo. Harris.

Thursday, February 19, 1807; Issue 2261 - Gale Document Number Y3200649724
Ran Away about three weeks since, from his master, Mr William Braddon, farmer, of the parish of Mamhead, Devon, John Rice, his parish apprentice, 17 years of age, about five feet five inches high, stout made, sandy hair; wore away a smock frock, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, William Braddon.
Dated Feb. 13, 1807.

Thursday, March 5, 1807; Issue 2263 - Gale Document Number Y3200649739
Ran Away, on Sunday evening last, between seven and eight o'clock, from his master, Henry Cowd, jun. of East Budleigh, Devon, farmer, Joseph Pratt, his parish apprentice; aged about 18 years; fair complexion, light brown hair, slight grown, and about 5 feet 4 inches high; had on, when he absconded, a brown coat, striped Marseilles waistcoat, and corduroy breeches.
Whoever will give information, whereby the said apprentice may be apprehended, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble; but whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, by me Henry Cowd, jun.
East Budleigh, Feb. 27, 1807.

Thursday, March 12, 1807; Issue 2264 - Gale Document Number Y3200649752
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Cooke, on Shrove Tuesday last, at the Cornish inn, in Sticklepath, in Sampford Courtney, Devon, William Estabrooke, his parish apprentice; about 18 years of age; a fair complexion, light brown hair, slight grown, and is about five feet seven inches high; had on, when he absconded, a white waggoner's smock, a blue jacket, and light corduroy breeches.
Whoever will give information where the said apprentice may be apprehended shall be handsomely rewarded, but whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, by Mr, John Cooke. Sticklepath, March 6, 1807.

Thursday, March 26, 1807; Issue 2266 - Gale Document Number Y3200649768
Ran Away, on Sunday evening last, from his master, Mr Nicholas Drake, of Otterton, Devon, James Carter, his parish apprentice, aged between 18 and 19 years, slight grown, dark brown hair, long favoured, about 5 feet 3 inches high; and took with him several articles of wearing apparel, almost new. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; but whoever will bring him to his said master, shall receive Two Guineas reward and all reasonable expenses.
Dated Otterton, 25th March 1807.

Thursday, April 2, 1807; Issue 2267 - Gale Document Number Y3200649770
Ran Away on Monday morning, being the 22nd day of March last, from his master, Mr Matthew Trood, of the parish of Huxham, Devon, John Yendall, his apprentice, about 19 years of age, about 5 feet 9 inches high, large face, grim look, and brown hair; and carried off with him several articles of wearing apparel, which did not belong to him. Whosoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Huxham, April 1, 1807.

Thursday, April 9, 1807; Issue 2268 - Gale Document Number Y3200649779
Ran Away, from his master, Mr Wm. Smale, of Monk Oakhampton, in Devon, on Thursday the 12th March last, John Tawton, his parish apprentice, about 15 years old; 4 feet 6 inches high, light brown hair, grey eyes, full eye-brows, and large lips - Wore off a Russia duck jacket, with new sleeves, blue and white striped cotton waistcoat and everlasting breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted.
Dated Monk Oakhampton, April 4, 1807.
Ran Away from his Master, W. Durant, of Cottle's Barton, in the parish of Northtawton, on Wednesday the first of April, 1807, Richard Skinner, aged 19, of fair complexion, light hair, about 5 feet 5 inches high, stout grown; wore away a waggoner's frock, and a pair of striped trousers; carried away with him a light grey cloth coat, a yellow waistcoat, and a pair of buckskin breeches. This is therefore to give notice, that whoever will bring back, or cause to be brought back, the aforesaid runaway, shall receive One Guinea reward; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Northtawton, 6th April 1807.

Thursday, April 23, 1807; Issue 2270 - Gale Document Number Y3200649801
Ran Away from his master, Mr Henry Townshend, of the barton of Taviton, Tavistock, on the 30th of March last, William Andrews, alias Henrys, his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, short brown hair, wore away a striped serge jacket, brown waistcoat, canvas trousers, and carried with him a brown coat with yellow buttons, ?----- striped waistcoat, buff breeches, round hat; and took from his mistress's room a new smock frock. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted.
Witness my hand this 12th of April, 1807, Henry Townshend.

Thursday, May 7, 1807; Issue 2272 - Gale Document Number Y3200649822
Whereas, on Tuesday, the 14th of April instant, William Teed, a parish apprentice to Mr Daniel Bampfield, of Clist St. Mary, in the county of Devon, eloped (a second time) from his master. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
He is about 19 years of age, 5 feet 2 inches high, of a light complexion, his eyes rather turned; wore away a smock frock and trousers, and a cotton shirt; has worked (the first time of his eloping) with a Mr Croser, bricklayer and mason, of Plymouth, and supposed to be now in that neighbourhood.
Whoever will give information, so as he may be apprehended and brought to justice, shall receive Two Guineas reward, by applying to the said Mr D. Bampfield, or to J. T. Symons, appraiser, auctioneer &c. 4 gandy's-street, Exeter.
Dated April 22, 1807.

Thursday, May 21, 1807; Issue 2274 - Gale Document Number Y3200649844
Whereas, William Mahon, saddler ?---- maker (a native of Ireland), has Eloped from the service of Mr Jacob Jeffery to whom he was articled; notice is hereby given, that whoever harbours or employs the said William Mahon, will be prosecuted. J.J. takes this opportunity of returning his sincere thanks to his numerous friends for the many favours conferred on him; and begs to inform them that he has laid in a large Stock of well-season Timber and Iron, of the first quality.
St. Sidwell's, Exeter, May 20, 1807.

Thursday, May 28, 1807; Issue 2275 - Gale Document Number Y3200649849
Ran Away from his master, Mr P. Salter, of Honiton's Clyst, John Stad, his parish apprentice, aged 17 years, about five feet high, of a light complexion, very knee-knap'd,; wore away a brown kersey jacket, a pair of dark corduroy breeches, and carried a dark jacket with him.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this notice, shall be prosecuted.
Honiton Clyst, May 25, 1807.

Thursday, June 4, 1807; Issue 2276 - Gale Document Number Y3200649856
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Bowden, of Swimbridge, in the county of Devon, on Monday the 18th day of May last, John Philips, his parish apprentice. He is about 18 years of age, fair complexion, light hair, slender growth, and about 5 feet 7 inches high; wore away a brown cloth coat and waistcoat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Swimbridge, May 29th, 1807.
Ran Away from his Master, Mr William Burnell, of Little Bovey, in the parish of Bovey Tracey, Devon, Josiah Truman, his parish apprentice, aged about 17 years, about five feet high, a very dark complexion, black curled hair cut short, a wide mouth, and remarkably bow legged, and walks very sore footed; wore away a dark mixed almost new jacket, lappell'd, and waistcoat of the same, almost new, doe skin breeches, new shoes; carried off a jacket covered with webb, and a flannel waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs, but whoever will give intelligence so as he may be had again shall be rewarded.

Thursday, June 11, 1807; Issue 2277 - Gale Document Number Y3200649867
Ran Away, on Wednesday the 3rd of May last, from his master, Mr Richard Cleeve, farmer, of the parish of Silverton, Devon, William Page, his parish apprentice, 18 years of age, about 5 feet high, light hair and complexion; wore away a web jacket and leather breeches, and took with him a dark cloth coat. Whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted according to law, by me, Richard Cleeve.

Thursday, June 11, 1807; Issue 2277 - Gale Document Number Y3200649873
Ran Away on the 13thof May last, from his master, Mr William Otton, of Bicton, Devon, Thomas Burch, his parish apprentice, aged between 17 and 18 years, slight grown, black hair, pock-marked, about 5 feet 4 inches high, left-handed; wore away a light jacket and long trousers.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, June 25, 1807; Issue 2279 - Gale Document Number Y3200649884
Ran Away, on Wednesday morning last, the 17th of June, from his master, Mr Nicholas Adams, of Christow, in the county of Devon, Samuel Tucker; he is about 19 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, and is rather round-shouldered; wore away a claret-colour cloth coat, and carried away with him sundry other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, July 2, 1807; Issue 2280 - Gale Document Number Y3200649897
Eloped from my Service, Henry Avery, my apprentice; his description as follows:- about 20 years old, about 5 feet 3 inches high, pale complexion, sandy hair, long sharp nose, carries his face high, and assumes an air of consequence. Wore and carried away a black coat, fawn-coloured and blue pantaloons, velveteen breeches, and Marseilles quilting waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted for the same.
Geo. Northcott, tailor.
Barnstaple, 29th June 1807.
He is supposed to be in the neighbourhood of Plymouth.

Thursday, July 2, 1807; Issue 2280 - Gale Document Number Y3200649891
Ran Away, on the 22nd of June instant, John Howard, parish apprentice to Mr William Strong, of Tedburn St. Mary; he is about 18 years of age, dark complexion, very full mouth; wore or carried off a dark cloth coat, striped waistcoat, and buckskin breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law; but if he will return to his master, he will be kindly received.

Thursday, July 23, 1807; Issue 2283 - Gale Document Number Y3200649918
Ran Away, on Monday morning last, from Thomas Chown, of Exminster, John Tarring, his parish apprentice, aged 18 years, about five feet nine inches high, strong grown, with short light hair, wore away a shortfrock, fustian trousers, striped plush waistcoat, carried with him sundry other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, July 23, 1807; Issue 2283 - Gale Document Number Y3200649922
Ran Away, on Sunday night the 12th int. from his master, Mr Thomas Anstey, farmer, of the parish of Broadclist; William Mogridge, his parish apprentice, twenty years of age, about five feet four inches high, red hair, long nose and thin visage; wore away a dark coat, velveret waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, July 30, 1807; Issue 2284 - Gale Document Number Y3200649928
Ran Away from his master Mr John Wills, of Lustleigh, on Saturday, the 25th inst., Edward Merry, his apprentice, aged 19, five feet six inches high, brown hair, rather of a sallow complexion, has a fuffness in his speech, and is a little deaf. Wore away a dark cloth lapel coat, with plain yellow buttons, yellow kerseymere waistcoat, dark velveret breeches and blue stockings. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; and any person giving information to the said John Wills so that the said apprentice may be apprehended, shall be rewarded for his trouble.
Dated Lustleigh, 27th July, 1807.

Thursday, August 20, 1807; Issue 2289 - Gale Document Number Y3200649969
Ran Away from his master, T. Turner, Boot and Shoe Maker, No. 27, High-street, on Sunday evening last, Henry martin Rogers, his Apprentice, aged sixteen years, about five fee thigh, sandy hair, murfly face, has a very sullen countenance; wore away a brown jacket and waistcoat, black breeches, and white stockings. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted.
Exeter, August 19, 1807.

Thursday, September 3, 1807; Issue 2291 - Gale Document Number Y3200649981
Ran Away on Sunday morning the 9th of August, 1807, from John Mallet, of Berry, in the parish of Petrockstow, near Hatherleigh, Devon, Samuel Lewis, parish apprentice to the said John Mallet, about 4 feet 10 inches high, thin made, and pale look; wore away his working dress.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Samuel Lewis after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated 22nd August 1807.
Ran Away in the night of ?------- 1807, William Cooke, apprentice to William Brailey, jun. of Bishop's Tawton, Devon. The said William Cooke, is about 15 years old, 4 feet 6 inches high, pale complexion, light hair; wore away a light-colour coat, striped coloured flannel waistcoat, leather breeches, canvas shirt, new pair of shoes, not nailed.
Whoever will bring the said apprentice to his master, shall receive a handsome satisfaction and all expenses paid for their trouble; but whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall receive every severity of the law.

Thursday, September 10, 1807; Issue 2292 - Gale Document Number Y3200649991
Ran Away, in the night of September 6th, 1807, Josiah Tucker, apprentice to Edward Sprague, of Clist St. Mary, Devon, Black-smith and Edge-took Maker. The said Josiah Tucker is about 19 years old, 5 feet 8 inches high, is strong and lusty, rather pale complexion, dark hair; wore away a lapel blue coat, light swansdown waistcoat, and dark cord breeches; has likewise got his old cloaths with him. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall receive every severity of the law.

Thursday, October 1, 1807; Issue 2295 - Gale Document Number Y3200650028
Ran Away, on the 21st instant, from Wm. Paddon, brush-maker, of this city, Edward Tucker, his apprentice. The said Edward tucker is about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, slight grown, sallow complexion, lowering down look, wears a black coat and waistcoat, dark nankeen trousers and gaiters, coloured handkerchief, padded, and up to his eyes in shirt. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; but whoever will apprehend him and bring him to his master, shall receive a cake well soaked in the glue-pot, as a reward for their trouble.
Exeter, Sept. 30th, 1807.

Thursday, October 8, 1807; Issue 2296 - Gale Document Number Y3200650030
Ran Away from his master, Mr William Crook, of North-wood House, in the parish of South-molton, on Sunday the 13th instant, William Furze, his parish apprentice; aged about eighteen, five feet high, fair complexion, thin grown and has remarkable small legs; wore away a mixed colour cloth coat, dark colour striped swanskin-waistcoat, and a pair of leather breeches, with metal buttons.
Whoever will bring the said William Furze to the said William Crook, before Christmas next, shall receive One Guinea Reward, and all reasonable expenses; and whoever harbours or employs him, after this notice, shall be prosecuted.
Wm. Crook.
Ran Away.
Whereas, William Syllafant, my parish apprentice, aged 18, about 5 feet 9 inches high, dark hair, red complexion, and set grown, Eloped from my service, on the 25th August last, and I have not since been able to fine him: Now I give public notice, that if any person shall harbour or employ the said William Syllafant, that I will prosecute such person; and any person who will discover or give me information where I shall be sure to find the said William Syllafant, shall receive a handsome reward. Given under my hand, this 27th day of September, 1807
William Hodge, Solden, near Holsworthy, Devon.
Ran Away, on the 4th of October instant, from his master, Mr John Hooper, farmer of the parish of Down St. Mary, Devon, George Howard, his parish apprentice; about 19 years of age, five feet and a half high, light hair and complexion, knap kneed, and turns out both toes awkwardly; wore away a grey cloth coat and waistcoat, and half-boots. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, John Hooper.

Thursday, October 8, 1807; Issue 2296 - Gale Document Number Y3200650034
Ran Away, from Mr John Skinner, of Northtawton, on Thursday the 1st of October inst. Stephen Vilven, his parish apprentice, about 20 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, fresh ruddy complexion, and has rather a slouching walk. This is therefore to give notice, that whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law; and if any person will give information, so that he may be detected, shall be handsomely rewarded.
Northtawton, Oct. 2, 1807.

Thursday, October 22, 1807; Issue 2298 - Gale Document Number Y3200650058
Ran Away a few days since, from her mistress, Mrs Elizabeth Ellis, of Newton St. Cyres, Mary Hilmore, her parish apprentice, aged 18 years. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, October 29, 1807; Issue 2299 - Gale Document Number Y3200650062
Ran Away, on Sunday the 18th of October instant, from his mistress, Mrs Sarah Skinner, farmer, of the parish of Sandford, Devon, Robert Morrish, her parish apprentice, nearly 19 years of age, about 5 feet 5 inches high, black hair, and dark complexion; wore away a mixture cloth coat, striped waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Sarah Skinner.

Thursday, October 29, 1807; Issue 2299 - Gale Document Number Y3200650066
Ran Away from his master, Mr Robert Rookes, of Topsham road, near Exeter, on the 13th of October instant, George Sidman, his parish apprentice; aged 19 years, about 5 feet 8 inches high, of a fair complexion, light brown hair, has an impediment in his speech, his left hand is tied up from an injury he has lately received to the middle finger, from a crook. He wore away a light coloured drab frock coat with a velvet collar, dark mixture cloth breeches, and has with him two waistcoats, one scarlet cloth, the other a striped scarlet.
Whoever will apprehend him, or cause him to be apprehended, shall be rewarded for their trouble; and whoever employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law.
Topsham road, 20th Oct. 1807. Robert Rookes.

Thursday, November 12, 1807; Issue 2301 - Gale Document Number Y3200650087
Ran Away from his master, Mr Richard Ferris, of this city, silversmith, Samuel Davey, his apprentice. He is of a pale complexion, rather slight grown, and about five feet seven inches high. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
N.B. He is supposed to be now in Exeter or it neighbourhood.

Thursday, November 26, 1807; Issue 2303 - Gale Document Number Y3200650102
Ran Away from his Mistress, Mrs Mary Lane, of the parish of Morchard Bishop, Devon, on the 8th inst., William Pope, her parish apprentice; he is about 4 feet 10 inches high, fair complexion, light hair, and has a cast in his sight; wore away a web jacket, blue cloth waistcoat, and leather small cloathes, also carried with him a dark cloth coat.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Nov. 20th, 1807.

Thursday, November 26, 1807; Issue 2303 - Gale Document Number Y3200650109
Ran Away, the 15th of November instant, from his master, Mr William Pleace, of this city, tailor, Henry James Clarke, his apprentice, 19 years of age, about 5 feet 4 inches high, slight made; wore away a blue coat, white waistcoat, nankeen trousers, and half boots.
Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
Exeter, 25th Nov. 1807.

Thursday, December 3, 1807; Issue 2304 - Gale Document Number Y3200650117
Ran Away from his master, John Sharland, on Sunday the 29th November last, Francis Haydon, his apprentice, about 5 feet 6 inches high, slight grown, and knee-naped; wore a dark grey coat, yellow, green and red striped waistcoat, buff breeches a new pair of grey yarn stockings, canvas shirt, and a white muslin neck handkerchief. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted. If the said apprentice will forthwith return to his said master, he will be kindly received.
Dated Marwood, near Barnstaple, Nov. 30, 1807.

Thursday, December 3, 1807; Issue 2304 - Gale Document Number Y3200650120
Ran Away last evening, from her mater, Mr Edward Turton, of the country house, Exeter, Mary Litton, his parish apprentice; she is about fifteen years of age, fair complexion, wore away a blue cotton bed gown, with white sleeves, green petticoat and black beaver hat, supposed to be gone for Teignmouth. Whoever harbours or employs her after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, by me, Edward Turton.
Exeter, Dec. 2nd, 1807.

Thursday, January 7, 1808; Issue 2309 - Gale Document Number Y3200650168
Ran Away, on Sunday night last, the 3rd of January instant, from her master, Mr John Harding, farmer, of the parish of Brampford Speke, Devon, Sarah Lane, his parish apprentice, about 17 years of age, fair complexion and light brown hair. Whoever harbours or employs her, after this notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, January 14, 1808; Issue 2310 - Gale Document Number Y3200650178
Ran Away from his master, Mr Moses Hare, of the city of Exeter, cabinet-maker, John Isaac, his apprentice, aged 19 years; about five feet eight inches high, rather knee knap'd. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Moses Hare.
Exeter, 13th Jan. 1808.

Thursday, January 21, 1808; Issue 2311 - Gale Document Number Y3200650191
Ran Away from Mr Anthony Southcombe, Mr James Tapp, and Mr John Treble, all of Northmolton, Devon, their Parish Apprentices, called:- William Williams, alias William Flew; William Lewis, and William Vickary, on January 7th, instant.
William Williams is about 19 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, black hair, and a fresh complexion; wore away a light colour fustian jacket and carried with him a dark colour cloth coat.
William Lewis is bout 19 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, fresh complexion, sandy hair; wore away an everlasting jacket, leather breeches; and carried away a light colour broad cloth coat, with a black velvet collar.
William Vickary is about 19 years of age, light straight hair, 5 feet 6 inches high, and a red thin face; wore and carried with him an everlasting jacket, leather breeches, a yellow and red striped waistcoat, a dark colour coat, with metal buttons, and dark coloured corded breeches. They were all three seen in Exeter on the 8th instant.
Whoever harbours or employs either of the said apprentices after this public notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, February 4, 1808; Issue 2313 - Gale Document Number Y3200650213
Ran Away, on the 26th of January instant, from his master, James Luxmoore, of Bratton Clovelly, in the county of Devon, Blacksmith, Simon Luxen, his apprentice, aged 19, five feet six inches high, fresh complexion, dark hair, and has a bad leg. Whoever harbours or employs the aid apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law,; but if he will return to his master he will be kindly received.
If any person will give notice to his master where he may be found, he shall receive One Guinea Reward.
Dated Jan 29, 1808.

Thursday, February 18, 1808; Issue 2315 - Gale Document Number Y3200650242
Ran Away from his master, John Drew, of Shalden, near Teignmouth, Richard Ward, his apprentice, 17 years old, about 5 feet high, brown hair, rather a light complexion, set grown; wore away a short light Witney jacket, a velveteen waistcoat, and everlasting breeches, also, carried with him, a good brown cloth coat, with white metal buttons, a striped swansdown waistcoat and a pair of corded breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law; and if any person will give information of him so as he may be found, shall be rewarded for their trouble. He is supposed to be gone to the westward.

Thursday, February 18, 1808; Issue 2315 - Gale Document Number Y3200650235
Ran Away from his master, Mr Jasper Pickard, of Northam, in the county of Devon, on the 7th instant, Phillip Wedlock, his parish apprentice, aged 15 years, about 4 feet 4 inches high, fresh complexion, with a seam over the right eye; carried with him a blue cloth jacket, and a striped serge ditto, a blue cotton waistcoat, and a new pair of leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice will be prosecuted to the utmost rigour of the law.
Northam, Feb. 13, 1808.

Thursday, March 3, 1808; Issue 2317 - Gale Document Number Y3200650263
Ran Away the 7th instant, from his master, Mr John Lakeman, of Brownstone, in the parish of Brenham, Devon, Edward Fogwell, his parish apprentice, aged 19, about 5 feet 8 inches high, rather a dark complexion, with a down-cast look; had on when he went away a light coloured spencer, light swansdown waistcoat, and plush breeches. To any person who will give information where he may be found, Mr Lakeman will feel greatly obliged, and will reward him for his trouble; but any person who will harbour or employ the said apprentice after this public notice, will be dealt with according to law.
Brownstone, 28th Feb. 1808.

Thursday, March 24, 1808; Issue 2320 - Gale Document Number Y3200650290
Ran Away, from his master, Mr H. Weeks, farmer, of the parish of Kenton, Devon, on Monday the 14th of March instant, Thomas Dyer, his parish apprentice, aged 15 years, about 4 feet 8 inches high, dark hair, and fair complexion; wore away a dark-brown coat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Hugh Weeks.

Thursday, March 24, 1808; Issue 2320 - Gale Document Number Y3200650285
Ran Away, the 25th of February, from his master, Mr Samuel Harris, of Beerferris, Devon, John Wevill, his parish apprentice, aged 17, about 5 feet 2 inches high, fair complexion, had on when he went off a short fustian stable jacket, corded breeches, Holland duck trousers, carried with him a light grey cloth coat, striped kersemere waistcoat. To any person who will apprehend this boy, and bring him to his master, shall have a reward of Two Guineas, with all necessary expenses paid. Any person who harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be dealt with as the law directs, in these cases. It is supposed that he is gone towards Brixham, as having an uncle living in that neighbourhood, called Anthony Wevill.
Beerferris, March 7, 1808.

Thursday, March 24, 1808; Issue 2320 - Gale Document Number Y3200650290
Ran Away, from his master, Mr H. Weeks, farmer, of the parish of Kenton, Devon, on Monday the 14th of March instant, Thomas Dyer, his parish apprentice; aged 15 years, about 4 feet 8 inches high, dark hair, and fair complexion; wore away a dark brown coat, and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Hugh Weeks.

Thursday, March 31, 1808 - ; Issue 2321 - Gale Document Number Y3200650294
Ran Away from his master, Mr Richard Gibbings, farmer, of Coldridge, Devon, on Tuesday the 22nd of March, 1808, Richard Born, his parish apprentice; 18 years of age, about 5 feet high, red complexion, and light hair; wore away bufkin breeches, and web jacket, and carried with him a dark coat, swansdown waistcoat, and is supposed to be gone to Plymouth. Whoever harbours or employs the said Richard Born, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, April 7, 1808; Issue 2322 - Gale Document Number Y3200650302
Ran Away on Sunday evening last, from his mater, Mr Anthony Palmer, of the parish of Broadclist, in the county of Devon, John Hawkins, his parish apprentice, aged about 15 years, 5 feet high, fair complexion, light hair and has a scald on the back of his left hand in seams, and walks very bad on his feet; wore away a brown coat, green waistcoat, leather breeches, and carried with him various other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Anthony Palmer.
Broadclist, April 5, 1808.

Thursday, April 21, 1808; Issue 2324 - Gale Document Number Y3200650330
Ran Away from her master, Richard Lee, of Crediton, maltster, Ann Stentiford, his apprentice; she is about 4 feet 6 inches high, dark hair, fresh complexion, aged 17 years. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; whoever will give information to her master where she may be found, shall receive One Guinea reward.
Crediton, April 20, 1808.

Thursday, May 19, 1808; Issue 2328 - Gale Document Number Y3200650372
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Williams, of Milford, Pembrokeshire, Thomas Taylor, his parish apprentice. Whoever harbours, detains, or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
The said Thomas Taylor is a native of Bideford, about 14 years of age, rather set grown, and of a fair complexion.
Milford, May 11, 1808.

Thursday, May 26, 1808; Issue 2329 - Gale Document Number Y3200650382
Ran Away, on Monday the 16th instant, from his master, John Prawl, mason, of Crediton, John Manley, his apprentice, aged 19, about 5 feet 6 inches high, fresh complexion, blackish hair. Whoever employs, harbours, or detains the said John Manley, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, June 9, 1808; Issue 2331 - Gale Document Number Y3200650393
Ran Away on the 25th of May, from his master, J. D. Williams, of Tavistock, stocking-maker, Benjamin Jewel, his apprentice, aged about 15 years, a slight-made active lad, of fair complexion and light hair. He wore away a dark cloth jacket and light cloth trousers, and is supposed to be in the vicinity of Exeter. If he will immediately return to his master's service, he will be pardoned; but whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be proceeded against according to law.

Thursday, June 9, 1808; Issue 2331 - Gale Document Number Y3200650397
Ran Away, on the 5th of May last, from her master, Mr John Broom, of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Elizabeth Ackland, his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, of a red complexion, and brown hair. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, June 16, 1808; Issue 2332 - Gale Document Number Y3200650406
Ran Away, on the 1st of June inst. from Mr James Stone, of Colebrooke, Devon, John Nichols, (alias Rogers) his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, marked with the small pox, light brown hair, walks forward and lounging; wore away a smock-frock, dark cloth coat, and mixt cloth waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; but whoever will give information by letter or otherwise, so a she may be apprehended, shall receive one guinea reward.

Thursday, June 23, 1808; Issue 2333 - Gale Document Number Y3200650421
Ran Away on the 20th of June inst. from Henry Mayne, mason, Kenn, Devon, John Bools, his apprentice, about 18 years and half old, marked with a long scar down his right cheek, short dark hair, about 5 feet 4 inches high; wore away a lapel'd fustian jacket, and striped waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.

Thursday, June 30, 1808; Issue 2334 - Gale Document Number Y3200650430
Ran Away, on the 30th of May last, from her master John Sherland, of the parish of Zeal Monachorum, in Devon, Mary King, his apprentice, about 18 years of age, dark hair. Wore away a dark linen gown, a black serge petticoat, and carried away a blue stuff petticoat lengthened with green serge at the top, also a green stuff petticoat, and her stays covered with dark fustian. Whoever shall harbour or employ the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs. Dated June 17th, 1808.

Thursday, July 7, 1808; Issue 2335 - Gale Document Number Y3200650432
Ran Away, from his master, Mr Wm. Brook, of the parish of Sampford, Devon, Richard Stoile, his parish apprentice; he is about five feet high, stout made, light hair, fair complexion; he wore away a white web jacket, &c. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; and whoever will give information, so as he may be apprehended, shall receive One Guinea reward; but if the said apprentice will return he shall be pardoned.

Thursday, July 7, 1808; Issue 2335 - Gale Document Number Y3200650435
Ran Away, on 21st June 1808, from his master, Mr Joseph Brinley, of the city of Exeter, hellier and plasterer, William Mountstephen, his apprentice. He is of a dark complexion, has black eye-lids, walks very forward, and round shouldered; is about 5 feet 6 inches and half high, and about 20 years of age. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, July 14, 1808; Issue 2336 - Gale Document Number Y3200650449
Kingsteington, Devon.
Ran Away, on Sunday night July 3rd, 1808, from their master, Thomas Wills, without the least provocation, John Townsin and Thomas Scot. John Townsin, aged 19, is about five feet high, slight grown, fair complexion and dark hair; wore away a dark broad cloth coat with white buttons, striped waistcoat, corduroy breeches, and carried with him a short dark cloth coat, loom quilting waistcoat with yellow buttons, a pair of corduroy breeches, a carter's frock, and several other things. Thomas Scot, aged 15, about five feet one inch high, slight grown, fair complexion, and light hair, wore away a blue coat, striped waistcoat, and white plush breeches, carried off a pair of corduroy ditto, with several other things.
Whoever harbours or employs them, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted, and whoever will give information so as they may be apprehended, shall receive Two Guineas reward.
They are both parish apprentices.

Thursday, August 4, 1808; Issue 2339 - Gale Document Number Y3200650472
Ran Away from his master, Mr William Holman, of Whitestone, on the 16th of July, 1808, Edward Parsons, his apprentice, aged about 18, five feet nine inches high, pale complexion, light grey eyes, and light hair, has a lounge in his walk, and turns one foot over the other; wore away a web jacket, velvet waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Edward Parsons, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, August 11, 1808; Issue 2310 - Gale Document Number Y3200650484
Ran Away from his master, Mr John Drake, of West Lee, in the parish of Chawleigh, Devon, William Hooper, his parish apprentice, aged about 17 years, about 5 feet 3 inches high, light hair, fair complexion, full favoured; wore away a light fustian jacket, yellow waistcoat, and leather breeches, besides a quantity of clothes he carried with him. He went away with his brother, Thomas Hooper, and is supposed to be at work in the neighbourhood of Exeter. Whoever employs him after this public notice, will be dealt with according to law. If the said apprentice will return to his master again, he will be forgiven.
Dated at Chawleigh, 9th Aug. 1808. John Drake.

Thursday, August 18, 1808; Issue 2311 - Gale Document Number Y3200650486
Whereas, William Berry, an apprentice, belonging to me, Mathew Churchward, of the parish of Stoke Gabriel, in the county of Devon, eloped from my service, on Tuesday the 26th July last:- I hereby give notice, that if any person or persons harbour, employ, or conceal the said apprentice, shall be prosecuted for the offence, according to the utmost rigour of the law: and if any person will give information to me the said Mathew Churchward, where he may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded for his trouble. William Berry is aged about 14 years, of a pale complexion, light hair.

Thursday, August 18, 1808; Issue 2311 - Gale Document Number Y3200650489
Ran Away, on Tuesday the 2nd of August instant, from his master, Mr John Pethybridge, of the parish of Manaton, John King, his parish apprentice, 13 years of age, about 4 feet 6 inches high; wore away a dark cloth coat and corduroy breeches. Whoever employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, August 25, 1808; Issue 2312 - Gale Document Number Y3200650503
Ran Away, this morning, without any cause of complaint, from William Bowring, of the city of Exeter, attorney-at-law, John Cumming, his apprentice, aged about eighteen years, about five feet six inches high; fair complexion and light hair; wore away a brown coat, linen waistcoat and stone colour kerseymere breeches, and he is supposed to have taken the road to some sea port.
Whoever will secure him shall receive Five Guineas reward, on application to his master, and whoever shall harbour or employ him after this notice will be prosecuted.
August 24th, 1808.

Thursday, August 25, 1808; Issue 2312 - Gale Document Number Y3200650499
Ran Away, from their master, Mr Wm. Cornish, of Crediton, Devon, on Monday the 8th day of August, 1808, William Heard and John Farley, his parish apprentices; they wore and carried with them two pair of white plush breeches each, one web jacket each, one cloth coat each, and two cloth waistcoats each. Wm. Heard is aged about 17 years, black hair, full favoured, about 5 feet 2 or 3 inches high, John Farley is aged about 16 years, black hair, small face and nose, about 5 feet 1 or 2 inches high. If any person will bring the said apprentices to Wm. Cornish, or give information so as they may be found, he shall receive One Guinea reward; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentices after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law, by me, Wm. Cornish.

Thursday, September 1, 1808; Issue 2313 - Gale Document Number Y3200650509
Ran Away, on Wednesday the 24th of August, from his master, Mr Herman Tozer, of the parish of Colaton Rawleigh, Devon, Thomas Staddon, his parish apprentice, 18 years old, about 5 feet 3 inches high, light hair, large eyes; wore away a dark cloth coat with white buttons, swansdown striped waistcoat; took with him a pair of corduroy breeches and a pair of black velveteen ditto. Whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted to the severity of the law.

Thursday, September 22, 1808; Issue 2316 - Gale Document Number Y3200650540
Absconded on Saturday the 10th of Sept. from her master, Mr Nathaniel Bennett, of the parish of Thelbridge, Elizabeth Webber, his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, of a fair complexion. Whoever harbours or employs her after this notice will be prosecuted.
Ran Away from his master, Mr William Arscott, of Coombe Barton, parish of Cheriton Fitzpaine, John Melhuish, his parish apprentice, 16 years of age, light complexion, about 5 feet 4 inches high; he is remarkable for having large warts on his hands; he wore away a web jacket, cloth waistcoat, and buff breeches, and carried several articles of wearing apparel with him.
Whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, shall be prosecuted, but if he will return to his master, he will be kindly received.
Whereas, on Sunday, the 11th of this inst. September, William Avery and Simon Baskewill, apprentices to Jaspar Parrott, of Berry Pomeroy, near Totnes, Devon, absconded from their said master's service and have not since returned.
The said William Avery is about eighteen years old, five feet seven inches high, stout made, pale complexion, broad features, with rather large eyes; wore off a brown cloth coat, striped waistcoat and white plush breeches.
The said Simon Baskewill is about seventeen years old, five feet five inches high, slight made, very dark complexion, with black eyes; wore off a light-coloured cloth coat, kerseymere waistcoat, and velveteen breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs either of the said apprentices shall be prosecuted, but, on giving information of either, shall, on conviction, receive Half a Guinea Reward; and if any person will apprehend and bring either or both of the said apprentices to their master, shall receive One Guinea Reward, for each, and all reasonable expenses. They have been seen at Plymouth.
13th September, 1808.

Thursday, October 6, 1808; Issue 2318 - Gale Document Number Y3200650557
Ran Away, on Monday evening the 18th of July,1808, from her master, John Cosway, of Chilton, in the parish of Thorverton, Betty Coseway, his parish apprentice. She is about 17 years of age, five feet high, rather slight grown; wore away her working dress. Whoever harbours or employs the aid apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, October 20, 1808 ; Issue 2320 - Gale Document Number Y3200650569
Ran Away, on Wednesday, October 12th, last, from Sarah Broom, of the parish of Kentisbeare, John Conybear, her parish apprentice; he is about 19 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, has dark curled hair, black eye, and is of a slender person; He wore away a sky-blue boat with yellow buttons, a striped waistcoat, and buff breeches; he carried with him a light-coloured coat with yellow buttons, with A. M. on them, a pair of leather breeches, and has square white buckles in his shoes.
Whoever will give information of the said apprentice to his mistress, so that he may be apprehended, shall receive Half a Guinea Reward; and whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted for so doing.
Kentisbeare, October 17, 1808.

Thursday, November 17, 1808; Issue 2323 - Gale Document Number Y3200650612
Ran Away, on the 14th instant, from his master, Mr Jacob Harvey, joiner, of Torquay, Devon, John Crockwell, his apprentice, aged 16 years, 5 feet high, or thereabout, fresh complexion, and round features. Wore away a short blue jacket, either white duck or blue woollen trousers and an old hat. Whoever will detain the said apprentice, till his master can be informed of him, shall be rewarded for their trouble, and all expenses paid; but if any person shall harbour or employ the said apprentice after this public notice, he will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Jacob Harvey - Torquay, 16th Nov. 1808.

Thursday, December 1, 1808, Issue 2325 - Gale Document Number Y3200650639
Ran Away, on the second of this month, William Collings, otherwise Wood, an apprentice to Nathaniel Hawkins of Prawl, in Chivelstone, near Kingsbridge, Devon. He is 20 years of age, about 5 feet high, set grown, lightish straight hair; is supposed to be at Plymouth to get into the transport service. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice will be prosecuted as the law directs; but on application to the said Nathaniel Hawkins, may agree with him for the remainder of the apprenticeship.
Prawl, Nov. 23rd, 1808.

Thursday, December 8, 1808; Issue 2326 - Gale Document Number Y3200650646
Ran Away, on Sunday night, Dec. 4th, from Mr Thomas Cosway, currier, Tiverton, Devon, William Smith, his apprentice, aged about 20 years, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, set grown, black hair, fair healthy complexion. Whoever will lodge him in any of his majesty's gaols, or give notice to his master, so as he may be apprehended; shall, on conviction, receive One Guinea reward, and all reasonable expenses paid. Whoever employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted.
Tiverton, Dec. 6th, 1808.
Ran Away from his Master, Wm. Morse, of Ashbrittle, on Thursday, the first inst., William Marsh, his parish apprentice, about 20 years of age, five feet eight inches high, dark complexion, with a mark of a scald over his left eye; wore away a jacket and breeches, made of everlasting; a mixture cloth waistcoat, quite new; and brown worsted stockings. This is to give public notice, that his said master will not be answerable for any debts he might contract.
December 5th, 1808.

Thursday, January 5, 1809; Issue 2330 - Gale Document Number Y3200650692
Ran Away, on Saturday the 3rd day of this instant December, from Mr Samuel Day, of Heanton, in the parish of Petrockstow, near Great Torrington, Richard Slee, his parish apprentice, aged about 16 years, about 4 feet 6 inches high, thin make, and light hair; wore away an everlasting jacket, striped waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Richard Slee, after this notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated 10th Dec. 1808.

Thursday, January 19, 1909; Issue 2332 - Gale Document Number Y3200650715
Ran Away from his master, Mr R Bastin, carpenter, of the parish of Alphington, on the 9th instant, Walter Cleave, alias Bartlett, his apprentice; he is about 5 feet 2 inches high, fair complexion, and set grown; he wore away a fustian jacket, light cloth waistcoat and buff breeches. Whoever employs him, after this notice, will be prosecuted.
Jan 17, 1809
Ran Away, on Wednesday the 12th inst. from her master, Mr William Arscott, of Southtawton, Jane Stanbury, his apprentice, aged 19 years. She wore away a dark linen gown, light coloured stuff petticoat, and black stockings and is supposed to be gone to Plymouth-dock. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Southtawton, 16th Jan. 1809.

Thursday, January 26, 1809; Issue 2334 - Gale Document Number Y3200650730
Ran Away on Sunday the 11th of December last, from his master, Mr James Palmer, of Broadwoodwidger, in the county of Devon, William Clifton, his Parish Apprentice, near 18 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches high, stout grown, light hair; wore away a brown coat with white metal buttons, a striped waistcoat, dark corduroy breeches, and a new hat. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, by me, James Palmer.
Broadwoodwidger, Jan. 23rd, 1809

Thursday, February 2, 1809; Issue 2335 - Gale Document Number Y3200650745
Ran Away on Monday the 20th of January last, from his master, Mr John Rowe, of Peamore Farm, in the parish of Exminster, in the county of Devon, Francis Wills, his apprentice, eighteen years of age, about 5 feet 2 inches high, rather full face, with a scar over one eye, a little deaf; wore away a web jacket, both sleeves newly mended, leather breeches, and nib Witney waistcoat; carried away a light drab coat, yellow and green striped waistcoat, and a new pair of white web breeches. This is to caution any person against employing the said apprentice.
February 1, 1809.

Thursday, February 9, 1809; Issue 2336 - Gale Document Number Y3200650755
Ran Away from Mr William Strong, of Tedburn St Mary, Thomas Hurson, his parish apprentice, aged 19 years and about 5 feet 6 inches high. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Jan. 30, 1809.

Thursday, February 9, 1809; Issue 2336 - Gale Document Number Y3200650747
Ran Away, on Friday morning last, the 3rd, of this instant February, from his master, Mr Joseph Carter, of the parish of Brampford Speke, in the county of Devon, William Morgan, his parish apprentice. He is 17 years of age, about 4 feet 10 inches high, of a dark complexion, round favoured and has lost one of his fore teeth. Wore away a dark brown jacket, and velveret breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the aforesaid apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, February 16, 1809; Issue 2337 - Gale Document Number Y3200650757
Ran Away on Friday morning, February 10th, from his master, Wm. Burrington, in the parish of Sandford, in the county of Devon, John Southcot, his parish apprentice, eighteen years of age, about 5 feet 4 inches high, of a pale complexion, and dark hair, lost one of his fore teeth; wore away a web jacket, a dark cloth coat, and black striped waistcoat. Whosoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the severity of the law, by me, Wm. Burrington.

Thursday, February 23, 1809; Issue 2338 - Gale Document Number Y3200650768
Ran Away on Sunday the 5th of February instant, from his master, Mr Zacharias Patch, of the parish of Ven-Ottery, Devon, John Woodrough, his parish apprentice, about sixteen years old, five feet high, has a scar on the right side of his chin; wore away a light cloth coat and yellow waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this notice, will be prosecuted; but if he will return again he will be kindly received.

Thursday, March 9, 1809; Issue 23450 - Gale Document Number Y3200650788
Ran Away from his master, Mr Robert Newcombe, of Sourton, in the county of Devon, Benjamin Stanbury, a parish apprentice, about 17 years old, fair complexion, small face, dark brown hair, and about 4 feet 6 inches high; wore away a fustian jacket, leather breeches and woollen stockings. Whoever harbours the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated 1st March, 1809.

Thursday, March 23, 1809; Issue 2342 - Gale Document Number Y3200650807
Ran Away on Sunday last, from Mr Wm. Norris, in the parish of Broadclist, Abraham Mogridge, his parish apprentice, aged 16 years, about 4 feet 10 inches high, of a red complexion; wore away a snuff coloured coat, light grey waistcoat, and corded breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; but any person who will apprehend the said apprentice, shall be rewarded by me, Wm. Norris.
Dated March 21, 1809.

Thursday, March 30, 1809; Issue 2343 - Gale Document Number Y3200650816
Runaway Apprentice.
Ran Away from his master, Mr Amos Lakeman, of West Lee, in the parish of Modbury, in the county of Devon, Nicholas Cove, about 18 years of age, brown complexion, large face, thick lips, down look, near sighted, rather deaf, knee knapped, about 5 feet 6 inches high; wore away an everlasting jacket and breeches, worsted stockings, and carried with him other clothes. Whoever will give information of him to his master, the said Mr Amos Lakeman, shall receive Half a Guinea for their trouble; but whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Modbury, March 27, 1809.

Thursday, April 13, 1809; Issue 2345 - Gale Document Number Y3200650843
John Cann, aged about 17 years, an apprentice of Mr Edmund Moon, of Lapford, having eloped from his master, without any complaint of the said master's ill-usage,; this is to acquaint the public that whoever harbours, conceals, or employs the said John Cann, during his apprenticeship, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday, April 20, 1809; Issue 2346 - Gale Document Number Y3200650847
Eloped from his master, Mr Andrew Ellis, of Bishopsteignton, Devon, on Sunday night, the 9th instant, without any provocation, John Cole, his parish apprentice, aged 19 years, about 5 feet 9 inches high, of a fair complexion, light hair, strong, well-made; carried away with him a new lapell'd brown coat, with white metal buttons, a single-breasted waistcoat of the same kind, a drab-coloured half coat, double-breasted swansdown round collar waistcoat, with a piece of another sort on it, another striped one, single-breasted, a standing collar, and yellow buttons, velveteen breeches, and a duck smock frock, with a new piece on it.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Bishopsteignton, 13th April, 1809.

Thursday, April 27, 1809; Issue 2347 - Gale Document Number Y3200650861
Ran Away, from his Master, Mr Wm. Harris, of the parish of Trusham, near Chudleigh, on Friday the 21st of April instant, John Briant, his parish apprentice, aged 16 years, about five feet high, fresh complexion; wore away a web jacket, waistcoat and breeches; and carried with him a linen waistcoat. Any person who will apprehend the said apprentice, shall be handsomely rewarded, but whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted by me, Wm. Harris.

Thursday, May 4, 1809; Issue 2348 - Gale Document Number Y3200650863
Whereas, Samuel Davy, my apprentice, who was lately imprisoned one month in the bridewell of this city, for having deserted my service, has notwithstanding such imprisonment, Again Absented himself from my employ. Notice is hereby given, that whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
The said apprentice is about 5 feet 7 inches high, aged about 20 years, and of a pale complexion.
Richard Ferris, Silversmith, Exeter, 26 April 1809.

Thursday, May 4, 1809; Issue 2348 - Gale Document Number Y3200650870
John Cann, aged about 17 years, an apprentice to Mr Edmund Moon, of Lapford, having secondly Eloped on the 22nd of April last, from his master, without any complaint of his said master's ill usage for his former and present elopement, this is to acquaint the public, that whoever harbours, conceals or employs the said John Cann, during his apprenticeship, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
N.B. The said John Cann is about 5 feet 2 inches high, fair complexion, black eyes, has a sore on one of his legs, and wore away a web jacket and trousers.
Dated Kelland, May 4th, 1809.

Thursday, May 18, 1809; Issue 2350 - Gale Document Number Y3200650886
Ran Away on Sunday the 30th of April last, from his master, Mr Wm. Seward, of the parish of Dunsford, Devon, John Langdon, his parish apprentice, 16 years of age, about 5 feet 4 inches high, dark hair, fresh complexion; wore away a dark colour cloth coat and waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the severity of the law, by me, Wm. Seward.

Thursday, June 1, 1809; Issue 2352 - Gale Document Number Y3200650904
Ran Away on Monday the 22nd instant, from Richard Medland, of Whitely Park, in Thrusleton, Devon, yeoman, Thomas Down, his parish apprentice, about the age of 17 years, 5 feet in heighth, light hair, fair complexion, dark eyes; had on when he went off a waistcoat, Holland duck jacket, a smock frock, and white everlasting breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated 27th May, 1809.

Thursday, June 8, 1809; Issue 2353 - Gale Document Number Y3200650919
Whereas, Samuel Davy, my apprentice, hath been advertised for absenting himself from my service; the above named apprentice was bound to me on or about the 8th of May 1805, for seven years. It is before the public - The said apprentice hath been imprisoned, after having been forgiven in several instances for offences similar to those for which imprisonment was inflicted.
In an advertisement last week, signed 'Samuel Davy', it is asserted he had attained the age of 21 years, on that account he did consider himself no longer an apprentice.
R. F. having appealed to the laws of his country, in this instance, again begs to offer thanks to any person who will give information where the said Samuel Davy hath been or now is harboured or employed.
Notice is hereby given, whoever harbours or employs him without my consent, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Richard Ferris, Silversmith.
Exeter, June 7th, 1809.

Thursday, June 22, 1809; Issue 2355 - Gale Document Number Y3200650932
Ran Away from his master, Wm. Richards, of Ottery St Mary, in the county of Devon, farmer, Harry Summers, his parish apprentice, about nineteen years of age, five feet six or seven inches high, dark hair, down look, and a slouching walk, a little pock mark'd; wore away a blue coat, and his shoes shod with iron.
Whoever harbours or employs the said Harry Summers, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; and any person bringing him to his said master shall be handsomely rewarded. Witness my hand, Wm. Richards.
Dated June 12, 1809.

Thursday, July 13, 1809; Issue 2358 - Gale Document Number Y3200650959
Ran Away, on the 22nd of June last, from his master, Mr George Lambert Gorwyn, of Spreyton, in the county of Devon, John Manning, his parish apprentice; about eighteen years of age, 5 feet 2 inches high, and has dark brown hair and black eyes; carried away a brown broad cloth jacket, a mixed cloth ditto, two mixed cloth waistcoats, a pair of corduroy breeches, a pair of leather ditto, and a smock-frock. Whoever harbours or employs the said J. Manning will be prosecuted as the law directs.
George Lambert Gorwyn.
Ran Away, from his master, Thomas Densem of the parish of Stockley English, in the county of Devon, Robert Cockram, his parish apprentice; twenty years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches high, black hair, and red complexion; turns in one knee; wore away a web jacket, and buckskin breeches; and carried with him a dark coloured coat, striped waistcoat and buff breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted. Any person who will bring him to his master shall be handsomely rewarded.
Thomas Densem, Dated July 13, 1809.

Thursday, July 27, 1809; Issue 2360 - Gale Document Number Y3200650978
Run Away Apprentice
Ran Away from his master, Thomas Norris Tozer, of Plymstock, near Plymouth, George Lewis, his apprentice, about 16 years of age, near 5 feet high, light complexion, light hair, light eye-brows; grey eyes, and very much marked with the small pox; had on when he went away, a dark mixture cloth coat, plush breeches, yellow waistcoat, worsted stockings and a pair of square-toe shoes.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Ran Away from their mistress, Elizabeth Francis, of the parish of Dunsford, Alexander Crispin and James Cocker, her apprentices. Crispin is in his twentieth year, about 5 feet 8 inches high, black hair, and long favoured. Crocker is about 5 feet 4 inches high, light hair and fresh complexion, about 18 years of age. Crispin wore away a brown plain cloth coat, black cloth waistcoat, drab ditto, velveret breeches, and carried away with him a buckskin ditto, and many other articles. Crocker wore away a green broadcloth fancy waistcoat, and carried away a drab coloured coat, and several other articles. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentices after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated 18th July, 1809. Eliz. Francis.

Thursday, August 3, 1809; Issue 2361 - Gale Document Number Y3200650989
Devon.
Ran Away from his Mistress, Elizabeth Cawker, of the parish of Holsworthy, in the said county, Richard Robbins, her apprentice; he is about 5 feet 2 inches high, slender grown, dark hair, small features, and 18 years of age3 - Wore away a dark cloth coat and waistcoat, with light corduroy breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; and whoever will inform the said Elizabeth Cawker, were he may be found shall receive One Guinea reward.

Thursday, August 10, 1809; Issue 2362 - Gale Document Number Y3200650997
Run Away, on Monday the 31st of July last, from William Hooke, blacksmith, of the parish of Colebrooke, in the county of Devon, James Hill, his parish apprentice, in the 20th year of his age, about 5 feet 3 inches high, black curled hair, black eyes, fair complexion; wore away a light fustian jacket, light corduroy breeches or trousers and velveret waistcoat; and carried away a blue cloth coat. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs; but if he returns to his master he will be forgiven by me, William Hooke.

Thursday, August 24, 1809; Issue 2364 - Gale Document Number Y3200651017
Ran Away from his master, Matthew Caseley, shoemaker, of Bow Nymet-Tracey, Devon, John Stoneman, his apprentice, about 16 years of age, slight grown, about 5 feet 2 inches high, a fair complexion, brown hair; wore away a dark brown jacket and waistcoat, buff breeches and black stockings, round hat, and a pair of square-nosed shoes, that are new covered.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law. Dated at Bow, 21st August, 1809.

Thursday, September 7, 1809; Issue 2366 - Gale Document Number Y3200651036
Ran Away, on Sunday last, from his master, Mr William Townsend, of Upton Pyne, John Waters, his parish, apprentice, aged 17 years, about 4 feet 10 inches high; wore away a dark colour cloth coat, with white metal buttons, a scarlet cloth waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever will bring him back to his Master as above, shall be handsomely rewarded and reasonable expenses paid; but whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted by me, Wm. Townsend.


Thursday, September 14, 1809; Issue 2367 - Gale Document Number Y3200651046
Ran Away on Wednesday the 26th July last, George Middle, parish apprentice to Mr Robert Broom, of Broadhembury, in the county of Devon. He is about 17 years of age, 5 feet high, dark complexion, full favoured, and very flat footed; wore away a drab colour jacket, and leather breeches. Whoever will apprehend the said apprentice, and bring him to his said master, shall be handsomely rewarded; but whoever retains him after this public notice, will be prosecuted by me, Robert Broom.

Thursday, September 14, 1809; Issue 2367 - Gale Document Number Y3200651052
Ran Away on the 13th of August last from his master, John Hayward, of Sowton, in the county of Devon, John Martyn, his parish apprentice, about 17 years of age, dark brown hair, black eyes, and pale complexion; wore away a dark mixture coat, striped waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said John Martyn, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Ran Away on the 6th September last, from her master, Mr Daniel Bampfield, of Clist St. Mary, in the county of Devon, Elizabeth Humphries, his parish apprentice, about 17 years of age, stout grown, light hair, of fair complexion and about 5 feet high; wore away a blue cotton gown, blue serge petticoat, and black silk bonnet. Whoever harbours or employs the said Elizabeth Humphries, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law in that case directs.
Daniel Bampfield.

Thursday, September 21, 1809; Issue 2368 - Gale Document Number Y3200651058
Ran Away on or about the 4th day of May last, from his master, Mr Richard Cornall, of the parish of Chawleigh, in the county of Devon, William Webber, his parish apprentice; he is about five feet high, dark brown hair, full favoured, grey eyes and marked with the small pox; he wore away a grey coat, striped waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever retains, harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted with the utmost rigour of the law.
Dated Chawleigh, 10th September, 1809.

Thursday, September 21, 1809; Issue 2368 - Gale Document Number Y3200651056
Exeter, Wednesday, Sept. 20.
This morning, Mr Richard Ferris, of this city, silver-smith, had has late apprentice, Samuel Davy, brought before the recorder and magistrates, in order to be committed for leaving his master's employ, when, after a minute investigation, it was proved the apprentice was full 21 years of age before he absconded; the recorder and magistrates thought proper not to comply with the desire of Mr Ferris, and the apprentice was dismissed accordingly.

Thursday, October 12, 1809; Issue 2371 - Gale Document Number Y3200651078
Eloped from his master, on the 16th of September, 1809, Joseph Sanders, a parish apprentice to Mr Wm. Harris, of Plymptree, Devon. Had on when he went away a dark brown coat and leather breeches. He is a little knee napped, about five feet three inches high, aged 17 years. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Wm. Harris.

Thursday, October 19, 1809; Issue 2372 - Gale Document Number Y3200651095
Ran Away, from Susannah Kerslake, Henry Herd, her parish apprentice. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Crediton, Oct. 18, 1809.

Thursday, October 19, 1809; Issue 2372 - Gale Document Number Y3200651086
Ran Away, from his master, Thomas Owen, jun., ship-builder, Topsham, Jonas Stone, his apprentice, about 17 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, slight made, and light pale complexion, was seen in Honiton on Sunday morning, 1st instant. Whoever employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted.
Topsham, October 18, 1809.
Ran Away, on Sunday night, from his master John Thorn, of Winkleigh, Samuel Standlake, his parish apprentice, eighteen years of age, about five feet high, brown hair, round favoured, squints in both eyes, wore away a drab jacket, blue spotted cashmere waistcoat, velveret small clothes; carried with him a grey jacket, leather small clothes, and a new hat. If he will return to his Master he will be kindly received. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Winkleigh, October 18th, 1809.
Devon
Ran Away from Mr John Woolway, of the parish of Chawley, on the first day of October, 1809, Simon Westaway, his parish apprentice, (son of Richard Westaway, of Sampford Courtenay) aged about 20 years, about 5 feet 9 inches high, light complexion and stout grown. Notice is hereby given, that any person who will apprehend and bring the said Simon Westaway to his master, shall receive a reward of Three Guineas, except he is now in the King's Service. And whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
Ran Away the 15th day of October instant, from his master, John Woolway, of Chawley, Devon, William Shute, his parish apprentice, about 17 years of age, about 5 feet 5 inches high, light complexion, stout grown. Whoever will apprehend him and bring him to John Woolway, shall receive Three Guineas reward; whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Dated Chawley, 17th October 1809.

Thursday, November 2, 1809; Issue 2374 - Gale Document Number Y3200651109
Ran Away on the 9th instant, from his master, Mr John Nosworthy, of Manaton, Devon, William Hamlin, his Apprentice, he is about 5 feet 2 inches high; wore off a brown cloth coat and waistcoat, and corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated October 28, 1809.

Thursday, November 2, 1809; Issue 2374 - Gale Document Number Y3200651107
Ran Away, on Sunday last, the 29th of October instant, from his master, Mr John Brock, of Drewsteignton, Devon, James Agett, also Ledger, his parish apprentice, turned of 19 years old, about five feet six inches high, stout made, light complexion, blind in one eye, hard of hearing and stoops in walking. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Drewsteignton, October 31st, 1809.

Thursday, November 16, 1809; Issue 2376 - Gale Document Number Y3200651128
Eloped from his master, Mr Richard Millman, of Oakhampton, Devon, on the 14th of October, 1809, John Milman, his parish apprentice. Had on, when he went away, a grey jacket, light colour waistcoat, and corduroy breeches; thick grown, five feet high, aged eighteen years. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Richard Millman.
Ran Away from his master, Mr Samuel Mare, of Morchard Bishop, in the county of Devon, on the 5th of November instant, Robert Skinner, his parish apprentice, 18 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches high, set grown, dark complexion, wide mouth, thick lips, short nose, dark short-cut hair; wore away a grey cloth jacket, red striped waistcoat, and leather breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, without making it known, will be prosecuted with the utmost severity of the law, but if any person will give notice of him to his said master, they shall be handsomely rewarded, and all reasonable expenses paid.
Morchard Bishop, Nov. 10th, 1809.

Thursday, December 14, 1809; Issue 2310 - Gale Document Number Y3200651175
Ran Away, on Tuesday last, from his master, Mr Peter Holland, of Kingsnympton, Devon, Philip Bowdon, his parish apprentice. Wore away a smock frock, an everlasting jacket and dark fustian gaiters; has a red full face, light hair, and has an awkward walk. He was seen on the Bristol-road, where it is supposed he is gone. Whoever harbours him after this notice, will be prosecuted.
Dated 9th Dec. 1809.

Thursday, December 14, 1809; Issue 2310 - Gale Document Number Y3200651170
Ran Away from his master, the Rev. William Carter, of West-Anstey, in the county of Devon, his parish apprentice, Thomas Bere; He is between 15 and 16 years of age, slight grown, round favoured, full-eyed, and his hair inclining to brown. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs.
West-Anstey, 6th Dec. 1809.

Thursday, December 21, 1809; Issue 2311 - Gale Document Number Y3200651184
Ran Away from her master, on Friday the 4th of August last, Anne Lapthorn, a parish apprentice to Mr John Aquires of Pinhoe, farmer. She is nearly 20 years of age, rather short, and lusty, florid complexion, brown hair and is supposed to have gone to London, or in that neighbourhood. Whoever harbours or employs her after this public notice, will be prosecuted; but if she will return to her master she will be kindly received.

Thursday, January 4, 1810; Issue 2319 - Gale Document Number Y3200651202
To Tinmen, &c.
Ran Away, on the 26th of December, 1809, from his master, Mr William Kerslake, tin-man, &c. Crediton, Devon, John Pinson, his apprentice, aged about 17, about 5 feet 4 inches high, fresh complexion, rather long favoured; wore away a blue broad-cloth coat, with yellow metal buttons - Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs; but whoever will apprehend the said John Pinson, that he may be brought to justice, shall have Five Guineas reward.

Thursday, January 18, 1810; Issue 2311 - Gale Document Number Y3200651226
Ran Away on the 26th day of December 1809, from his master, Mr William Prickman, tailor, of Crediton, Devon, William Adams, his apprentice, aged about 17, about 5 feet 2 inches high, round favoured, marked a little with the small-pox; wore away a black short coat, with yellow buttons, and light corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice shall be prosecuted as the law directs.

Thursday January 25, 1810; Issue 2312 - Gale Document Number Y3200651235
Ran Away from his master, Mr George Powlesland, of Broadnympton, in the parish of Northtawton, on Saturday the 20th instant, William Ellacott, his parish apprentice, bout 5 feet 5 inches high, light hair, fair complexion, thick grown, aged about twenty; wore away a blue cloth jacket, leather breeches and black stockings; and carried with him a dark cloth coat. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs.
Northtawton, Jan. 22nd, 1810.

Thursday, February 8, 1810; Issue 2314 - Gale Document Number Y3200651256
To Flax Dressers.
On Sunday last, Ran Away, from Samuel and Isaac Davy, of Crediton, James Gill, their apprentice, aged 18 years, thin made, pale complexion, short dark hair, and a little knee-knapped, he wore away a dark colour great coat, it is supposed he went towards Taunton. Whoever will give information where the said James Gill is, so that he may be found, shall receive One Guineas reward, and whoever employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted.
Crediton, 7th February 1810.

Thursday, February 22, 1810; Issue 2316 - Gale Document Number Y3200651275
On Monday last, ran away from his master, Mr William Arscott, of Cheriton Fitzpain, Robert Southwood, his parish apprentice, aged 19, about five feet seven inches high, stout made, full favoured, flat nose, with a seam, light complexion and his ankles turn out over the quarters of his shoes; wore away dark cord breeches, and light fustian jacket. It is supposed he is gone towards Southmolton. Whoever will give information where the said Robert Southwood is, shall, if brought back to his said master, within the period of ten days, from the date hereof, receive reward of One Guinea; but whoever detains him, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted.
Cheriton-Fitzpaine, Feb. 21, 1810.

Thursday, March 1, 1810; Issue 2317 - Gale Document Number Y3200651289
Ran Away from their master, Mr John Woolway, of the parish of Chawley, and county of Devon, Simon Westaway, son of Richard Westaway, of the parish of Sampford Courtenay, and William Shute, of the parish of Chawley, his parish apprentices. They were advertised the nineteenth day of October last, with their particulars. Whoever will give information of either of them, so as they may be apprehended, shall receive One Guinea reward; and whoever will apprehend either of them and bring him to his master, shall receive three Guineas reward; but in whoever's employ they shall be found, they will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated Chawley, Feb. 23rd, 1810.

Thursday, March 8, 1810; Issue 2318 - Gale Document Number Y3200651301
Ran Away from his master, on Sunday morning the 4th of this instant, March, James Hutchings, a parish apprentice to Mr Henry Major, of Newton St. Cyres; He is about 5 feet high, very fair complexion, light hair, full face, stout made; and wore away a web frock, leather breeches, dark spotted waistcoat, and carried off with him a dark coloured coat, with white metal buttons, and several articles the property of his master. Whoever will apprehend the above apprentice, so as he may be brought back to his master, shall receive Two Guineas reward; but whoever shall harbour or employ him after this notice, will be prosecuted. He is supposed to be gone into Cornwall.

Thursday, March 15, 1810; Issue 2319 - Gale Document Number Y3200651305
Ran Away, on the first of March instant, from his master, Mr Thomas Carswell, in the tything of Pennycross, Plymouth, Robert Coombe, his apprentice, aged 19 years, 5 feet 5 inches high, fair complexion, brown curly hair; wore away either a light drab coat, or a red striped swanskin jacket, dark fancy waistcoat and grey plush breeches.
Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs. Any person who will apprehend the said Robert Coombe, and bring him to his master, as above, shall receive One Guinea reward.

Thursday, March 22, 1810; Issue 2320 - Gale Document Number Y3200651313
Ran Away from his master, on Tuesday evening the 6th of this instant March, Henry Perriam, a parish apprentice to John Leatt, of East Budleigh; he is about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, fair fresh complexion, light hair, with very remarkable open teeth, and wore away a light jacket, leather breeches, striped waistcoat and carried off with him a dark coloured coat, with yellow metal buttons, yellow waistcoat, black velvet breeches, and a silver watch. Whoever shall harbour or employ him after this notice will be prosecuted.
Eloped, from his master Richard Kelland, tanner, Sandford, John Arthur, his parish apprenticed, aged 16. The said John Arthur wore off a dark cloth coat and waistcoat, corduroy small cloaths, walks very much forward; supposed to be in Exeter, 'rending either masons or bricklayers. Whoever harbours or employs the said Arthur after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law; but whoever will apprehend him, and bring him to his master, shall be rewarded for their trouble.

Thursday, March 29, 1810; Issue 2321 - Gale Document Number Y3200651329
Parish Apprentice Eloped
Ran Away from his master, on Sunday night, the 18th of March last, 1810, William Taylor, a parish apprentice to William Couch, of the parish of Buckland-Monachorum, in the county of Devon. He is about 19 years of age, about five feet three inches high, set grown, large head, light hair; wore away a short fustian coat, striped plush waistcoat, corduroy breeches; and carried with him a new pair of plush breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as far as the law directs.
Buckland-Monachorum, March 26, 1810.

Thursday, March 29, 1810; Issue 2321 - Gale Document Number Y3200651322
Ran Away, on the 22nd instant, from Mr Pulsford, of Northmolton, Francis Harris, his parish apprentice, aged about 20 years, about five feet four inches high, reddish complexion, and light brown hair. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice will be prosecuted.
February 25, 1810 - Ran Away from farmer John Potter, of Northweek, in the parish of Southtawton, in the county of Devon, John Radmore, parish apprentice, aged between 19 and 20, about five feet high, with light coloured hair. Whoever employs the said John Radmore, after this present notice, shall be prosecuted according to the law. He wore away a fustian jacket with web sleeves, and carried off a brown cloth coat, and corduroy breeches.

Thursday, April 5, 1810; Issue 2322 - Gale Document Number Y3200651331
Whereas, Robert Ryan, apprentice to Messrs. Horn and Son, tailors, did, on Wednesday the 14th March, 1810, absent himself from their employ; - This is to give notice, that whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this notice, will be prosecuted.
Exeter, April 4, 1810.
Apprentice Absconded.
Absconded from his master, Edward Austin, mason, of Broadclist, on the 18th of March last, John Symes, his apprentice. The said John Symes is about 19 years of age, of a light complexion, full eyes, about five feet and half in height; wore away either a dark-coloured coat or a fustian jacket. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted according to the utmost severity of the law.
Dated Broadclist, 3rd April, 1810.

Thursday, April 12, 1810; Issue 2323 - Gale Document Number Y3200651345
Ran Away from his master, Thos. Partridge, of Sandford, on Thursday evening, the 5th of April instant, Robert Tucker, his parish apprentice, about 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, rather brown complexion, dark hair, a little marked with the small pox, and a very remarkable pit under his right cheek, caused by what is called the king's evil; wore away or carried with him a whitney jacket, velveret waistcoat a good deal worn, mended leather breeches, dark brown coat with white metal buttons, striped kerseymere waistcoat, and cord breeches about half worn. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law, but any person who will apprehend him, shall be handsomely rewarded.
Dated Sandford, 6th April, 1810.

Thursday, April 26, 1810; Issue 2325 - Gale Document Number Y3200651370
Apprentice
Ran Away from his master, Mr G. Watts, of Plymouth, painter and glazier, April 23rd, John Hynes, his apprentice, about twenty years of age, about five feet high, slight made, has a very odd look, and dark complexion, dark brown hair; wore off a black coat, and nankeen trousers; supposed to be gone up the country.
Whoever employs the said apprentice, shall be prosecuted according to law; whoever will bring him or cause to be brought to his said master, shall receive One Guinea reward.
Plymouth, April 24, 1810.

Thursday, May 3, 1810; Issue 2326 - Gale Document Number Y3200651376
Ran Away, on Monday last, 30th of April, from his master, Mr John Ward, of the parish of Bradninch, Devon, Robert King, his parish apprentice, aged 18 years, about 5 feet high, thin face, much freckled, straight flacken hair; wore away a dark mixture cloth coat, striped swansdown waistcoat, leather breeches and has a silver watch in his pocket. Whoever will give information of him to his master aforesaid, shall be handsomely rewarded; but any person who shall harbour or employ him after this notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, May 10, 1810; Issue 2327 - Gale Document Number Y3200651382
Ran Away from his master, Mr C. Clement, of the parish of Bow, in the county of Devon, Richard Parker, his parish apprentice, about 12 years of age, fair complexion, light hair; wore away a light cloth coat, web waistcoat and leather breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the said Richard Parker after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dated at Bow, 4th May, 1810.

Thursday, May 17, 1810; Issue 2328 - Gale Document Number Y3200651398
Ran Away on Wednesday morning, the 16th instant May, from Mr Robert Snow, of Heavitree, near Exeter, Thomas Pitts, his parish apprentice. He is 19 years of age, about 5 feet 7 inches high, dark hair; carried with him or wore a web jacket, newly mended, dark cloth coat, and dark corduroy breeches; is very much knee-napped, and has a great impediment in his speech. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs; but whoever will apprehend him, and bring him to his master, shall receive One Guinea reward.

Thursday, May 31, 1810; Issue 2330 - Gale Document Number Y3200651419
Exeter, 30th May 1810
Ran Away, from his master, George Read, mason, Nicholas Pierce, his apprentice. The said Nicholas Pierce is about 5 feet 2 inches high, and much marked with the small pox, had on when he went away, an old fustian jacket and breeches and a blue cloth waistcoat. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.
George Read.

Thursday, June 7, 1810 - Issue 2331 - Gale Document Number Y3200651428
Ran Away from her Master, Mr William Chaplin, of Brampford Speke, Devon, on Monday last, the 4th of June, Ann Briant, his parish apprentice; she is about 17 years of age, rather tall, slight made, dark hair, freckled face, went away without a gown, had on leather bodices, black petticoat, black lifting shoes, and barras apron, and straw bonnet - Whoever harbours or employs her after this notice will be prosecuted.

Thursday, June 21, 1810; Issue 2333 - Gale Document Number Y3200651442
Ran Away on the 1st of April last, from his master, Mr John Splatt, of Bratton Clovelly, near Okehampton, Devon, John Turner, his parish apprentice, about 5 feet 3 inches high; light complexion, a pit in each cheek, turns in the knee and turns out his toes awkwardly; wore away a dark cloth lappell'd coat. Whoever harbours or employs him, after this public notice, will be prosecuted; or whoever will apprehend and bring him to his master, shall be handsomely rewarded.

Thursday, June 28, 1810; Issue 2334 - Gale Document Number Y3200651447
Ran Away, on the 24th of June last, from his Master, Mr William Townsend, of Upon Pyne, Benjamin Pitts, his parish apprentice, about five feet seven inches high, of a fair complexion; he wore away a dark mixture cloth coat, with white metal buttons, a velveteen waistcoat and corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs him after this notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs; or whoever will apprehend him and bring him to his master, shall have one Guinea reward, and all expenses attending the same paid.

Thursday, June 28, 1810: Issue 2334 - Gale Document Number Y3200651448
Ran Away on Monday last, from Mr William Strong of Tedburn St Mary, James Heale, his parish apprentice, aged 20 years, fair complexion, very slender on his growth; wore off a dark cloth jacket, dark corduroy breeches; and carried off a piece of corduroy, and a piece of white ?------. Whoever will give information of the said apprentice, or the master that employs him, after this public notice, so that they may be dealt with according to law, shall receive Three Guineas reward.
Dated 22nd, June 1810

Thursday, June 28, 1810: Issue 2334 - Gale Document Number Y3200651450
Ran Away on Saturday the 16th of this instant June, from his master, Mr Joseph Edwards, of Chudleigh, in the county of Devon, John Pulling, his parish apprentice, aged 15 years, dark complexion, about 4 feet and half in stature, wore away a dark cloth coat, striped waistcoat, and fustian breeches; and carried with him several other articles of wearing apparel. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice, after this public notice, will be prosecuted as the law directs, by me his said master. Joseph Edwards.

Thursday, July 12, 1810; Issue 2336 - Gale Document Number Y3200651472
Ran Away from his Master, on the night of the 8th day of July, William Rowe, a parish apprentice, a stout well looking lad, with dark hair, near five feet high, about 17 years of age, wore away a dark blue jacket, and striped cord breeches; carried a good brown cloth coat, and a large parcel of lien &c. Whoever will give information to Mr Thomas Gamlen, of Hayne, near Tiverton, so as he may be obtained again, shall receive Two Guineas reward, and all reasonable expenses, but whoever employs or conceals the said apprentice, shall be prosecuted to the utmost severity of the law.

Thursday, August 2, 1810; Issue 2339 - Gale Document Number Y3200651493
Ran Away on Sunday the 22nd July Last, from his master, Mr Wm. Popham of Drewsteignton, Devon, Philip Natt, his apprentice; he is 16 years of age, about 5 feet high, rather of a light complexion and sandy hair; wore away a fustian jacket, red waistcoat and leather breeches and carried away with him a stripe swansdown waistcoat and dark mixture stockings. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, will be prosecuted.

Thursday, August 23, 1810; Issue 2342 - Gale Document Number Y3200651523
Ran Away, on Sunday the 19th instant from his master, Mr Philip Washer, of Dartmouth, cordwainer, Thomas Bending, his apprentice, 17 years of age, about 5 feet 2 inches high, dark hair and fair complexion; wore away a blue jacket and trousers. Whoever harbours or employs the said apprentice after this public notice, will be prosecuted according to law.
Dartmouth, Aug. 21st, 1810.

Thursday, September 13, 1810; Issue 2345 - Gale Document Number Y3200651557
Ran Away from his Master, on Sunday the 2nd of this instant September, Beriah Cooke, an apprentice to Mr John Lang, of Heavitree, thatcher and basket maker; he is nearly 20 years of age, about 5 feet 8 inches high, fair pale complexion, brown hair, and wore away a brown cloth coat, light striped waistcoat, and light corduroy breeches. Whoever harbours or employs the above apprentice after this notice shall be prosecuted, and whoever will give information so as he may be apprehended shall receive One Guinea reward.

Thursday, September 20, 1810; Issue 2346 - Gale Document Number Y3200651566
To Tinmen, &c.
Ran Away from his master, Wm. Kerslake, Tinman, &c., John Pinson, his apprentice, about 5 feet 5 inches high, fresh complexion, rather long favoured, strait light hair, and about 18 years old; wore away a blue coat with yellow metal buttons. Whoever harbours or employs him after this public notice, shall be prosecuted as the law directs; but whoever will apprehend the above John Pinson and lodge him in one of his Majesty's gaols, shall receive One Guinea reward
Crediton, Sept. 16th