Senior Clerks 1800-16

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

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1975

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46

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'Senior Clerks 1800-16', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 46. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16659 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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Senior Clerks 1800-16

This grade was created in 1800 when it was provided that there should be six Senior Clerks. (fn. 1) The number was increased to seven in 1809 when the office of Senior Clerk in the Marine Department was fully incorporated into the ordinary establishment. (fn. 2) There was a further increase to nine in 1811. (fn. 3) The grade was abolished in 1816. (fn. 4)

In 1800 the salaries of the Senior Clerks were fixed at £500, £450, £400, £400, £350 and £300. (fn. 5) In 1807 new salary arrangements were introduced as follows: for seven to ten years' service £380, for ten to fifteen years' service £400, for fifteen to twenty years' service £500, for twenty to twenty-five years' service £550 and for twenty-five years' service or longer £600. These sums were increased to £420, £450, £600, £650 and £750 respectively in time of war. (fn. 6) In 1815 the war salaries were made permanent. (fn. 7)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
1800 7 Feb. Robinson, R.
1800 7 Feb. Gimber, W.
1800 7 Feb. Kite, T.
1800 7 Feb. Gascoigne, W.
1800 7 Feb. Pearce, W.
1800 7 Feb. Hollinworth, M.
1801 12 Feb. Banes, E.
1804 3 May Raymond, A. M.
1804 3 May Wright, H.
1807 30 April Reynolds, W.
1807 26 Aug. Dyer, J.
1809 4 Sept. Sayer, C.
1811 15 March Thurtle, S.
1811 15 March Amedroz, H. F.
1813 1 July Fisher, J.
1814 30 July Evans, J.

Footnotes

1 Order in council 15 Jan. 1800 (HC 138 pp. 3-4 (1816) xiii, 171-2).
2 Admiralty order 6 Sept. 1809 (SPB, xii ff. 13-14).
3 Order in council 14 March 1811 (PC 2/192 pp. 98-100).
4 Order in council 30 Jan. 1816 (HC 139 pp. 1-12 (1816) xiii, 183-94).
5 Order in council 15 Jan. 1800 (HC 138 pp. 3-4 (1816) xiii, 171-2).
6 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 284-6).
7 Order in council 21 June 1815 (HC 125 p. 1 (1816) xiii, 167).