Incorporated Company of Slaters and Tylers, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Administrative / biographical background:
The ancient Ordinary of the Slaters Company dates from 1451. A further Ordinary of 1579 incorporated together the slaters and bricklayers. An Ordinary of 1677 separated the slaters from the Company of Wallers, Bricklayers and Dawbers and made them a fellowship called Slaters and Tylers.