30 November 1999
London Metropolitan Archives:
Daniel Thomas HOCKLY, son of Daniel and Elizabeth, baptised 31 January 1814 in St.Andrew, Holborn. Father's occupation: Goldsmith. Address: 2 Brooke Street.
Elizabeth Ann HOCKLY, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth, baptised 30 August 1815 in St Andrew, Holborn. Father's occupation: Goldsmith. Address: 2 Brooke Street.
Harriet HOCKLY, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth, baptised 22 May 1817 in St. Andrew, Holborn. Father's occupation: Goldsmith. Address: 2 Brooke Street.
Frances Chapman born at sea on board the Chapman
Freedom of the City of London Admission Registers (Held at LMA)
This indenture witnesseth that Daniel HOCKLEY, son of Thomas HOCKLEY of Seven Dials, Oilman, doth put himself Apprentice to Samuel REILY, Citizen and Fishmonger of London (by trade a Goldsmith), to learn his Art and with him (after the Manner of an Apprentice) to serve from the day of the date hereof unto the full End and Term of seven years from thence next following, to be fully compleat and ended. During which term the said Apprentice his said Master faithfully shall serve, his Secrets keep, his lawful Commands every where gladly do. He shall do no Damage to his said Master, nor see it to be done of others, but that he, to his Power, shall let or forthwith give Warning to his Master of the same. He shall not waste the goods of his said Master, nor lend them unlawfully to any. He shall not commit Fornication, nor contract Matrimony within the said Term. he shall not play at Cards, Dice, Tables or any other unlawful Games, whereby his said master may have any Loss. With his own Goods or others, during the said Term, without Licence from his said Master, he shall neither buy nor sell. He shall not haunt Taverns, nor Play-houses, nor absent himself from his said master's Service Day or Night unlawfully; but in all Things, as a faithful Apprentice, he shall behave himself towards his said Master, and all his, during the said Term. And the said Master in consideration of thirty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain, being the money given with his said Apprentice, his said Apprentice in the same Art and Mystery which he useth, by the best Means that he can, shall teach and instruct, or cause to be taught and instructed, finding unto his said Apprentice Meat, Drink, Apparel, Lodging and all other Necessaries, according to the Custom of London, during the said Term. And for the true Performance of all and every the said Covenants and Agreements, either of the said Parties bindeth himself to the other by these Presents. In witness whereof the Parties above-named to these Indentures interchangeably have put their Hands and Seals, the twenty fifth day of March in the forty first Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith and so forth, in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one.
Signed Daniel HOCKLY (The e in HOCKLEY at the start of the document has been scored through for Daniel's name, though not for his father's)