The London Livery Company Apprenticeship Records contain details of apprentices in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. These are detailed in a series of books published by The Society of Genealogists. The Somerset & Dorset FHS has transcribed all the records relevant to the two Counties.
You can search our collection here. A basic search is available to everyone, but Members can Login for more detailed information. Once you have found a record of interest please contact us to check the SoG volume. There will be a small fee to cover costs.
The simplest search is to enter the Surname of the Apprentice and/or his Father. If you only have the location, you can enter the Village or County.