Hydrographer 1795-1870

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

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1975

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77

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'Hydrographer 1795-1870', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 77. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16686 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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Hydrographer 1795-1870

This office was created in 1795 and was invariably held by a naval officer. The salary was originally £500. (fn. 1) In 1838 the remuneration was increased to £800 which included an allowance of £300 for a house. (fn. 2) In 1865 the salary was fixed at £1000 in addition to half pay. (fn. 3) The office was filled on a temporary basis between 1823 and 1829.

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
1795 13 Aug. Dalrymple, A.
1808 28 May Hurd, T.
1823 8 Dec. Parry, W. E. (fn. 4)
1825 22 Nov. Parry, W. E. (fn. 4)
1827 1 Nov. Parry, W. E. (fn. 4)
1829 19 May Beaufort, F.
1855 25 Jan. Washington, J.
1863 19 Sept. Richards, G. H.

Footnotes

1 Order in council 12 Aug. 1795 (PC 2/144 pp. 51-3).
2 HC 101 p. 14 (1838) xxxvii, 188.
3 Order in council 29 Nov. 1865 (PC 2/262 p. 739).
4 Temporary appointment.