Housekeeper c. 1697-1800

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

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1975

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74

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'Housekeeper c. 1697-1800', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 74. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16682 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Housekeeper c. 1697-1800

The salary of £40 attached to this office was originally paid out of the contingent fund. The identity of its holders can be ascertained only after 1697 from which date the salary was transferred to the ordinary establishment. (fn. 1) The office had become a sinecure by 1786. (fn. 2) It was abolished in 1800. (fn. 3)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
By 1697 Baker, M.
1708 Halsey, S.
1713 Bennet, A.
1727 3 Jan. Head, E.
1727 14 Sept. Holland, E.
1739 24 Oct. Fisher, S.
1740 15 March Perchard, R.
1752 13 May Bell, E.

Footnotes

1 SPB, i f. 20.
2 3rd Rept. on Fees, 119.
3 Order in council 15 Jan. 1800 (HC 138 p. 4 (1816) xiii, 172).