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Clerkships in the Court of Common Pleas (c.1713–1867)
Search articles of clerkship using the name of the qualified solicitor or the person they were training. Click on CP 5 to search for records within the series using keywords and dates.
Browse our catalogue for registers of articles in CP 71.
Registers of affidavits from the Court of King’s Bench (1749–1877)
Browse our catalogue in KB 170 for registers of affidavits made by articled clerks prior to being admitted to serve as attorneys and solicitors on the Court of King’s Bench. These are arranged by surname of clerk.
Register of affidavits from the Exchequer of Pleas (1833–1855)
Consult the file E 4/3 for a register of affidavits of due execution of articles of clerkship relating to the Exchequer and related organisations.