Mesters to Masters: A History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire

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Clyde Binfield, David Hey
Oxford University Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 341 pages
Founded in 1624, the Cutlers' Company of Hallamshire has played a crucial role in the history of Sheffield, as supervisor and regulator of cutlery and steel trades in "the steel capital of the world." This book, written by noted scholars and experts, provides a history of the company and its activities.
 

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Contents

The Cutlers Company and the Town
1
The Establishment of the CutlersCompany
12
The Company its Freemen and its Apprentices 16241860
26
The Marks of the Freemen of the Cutlers Company 16241791
40
Early Economic Ventures of the Company
50
A Look at a Sheffield 1ndustrial
63
Trade Marks the Cutlers Company and
85
An Architectural History of the Cutlers Hall
115
Paintings Sculptures and Furniture in the Cutlers Hall
162
The Silver Collection and the Assay Office
178
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