Judge Advocate of the Fleet 1663-1870

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J.C. Sainty

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1975

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80

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'Judge Advocate of the Fleet 1663-1870', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 80. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16690 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Judge Advocate of the Fleet 1663-1870

This office, to which appointments were made by Admiralty warrant, was established on a permanent basis in 1663. (fn. 1) The salary, which was originally 8s a day (£146 a year), was increased to 10s a day (£182 10s a year) in 1666. (fn. 2) From 1824 the office was held concurrently with that of Counsel to the Admiralty.

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
1663 17 Jan. Fowler, J.
1672 30 Sept. Brisbane, J.
1680 29 July Croone, H.
1689 23 May Foster, P.
1689 12 Oct. Bacher, F.
1690 23 July Bathurst, V.
1711 13 Sept. Strahan, W.
1714 22 Dec. Honywood, E.
1724 1 May Copeland, J.
1729 11 Feb. Hawes, T.
1743 15 June Kempe, T.
1744 12 Nov. Fearne, C.
1768 19 Feb. Jackson, G.
1824 9 Feb. Twiss, H.
1828 2 June Shepherd, H. J.
1845 7 Feb. Godson, R.
1849 5 Sept. Crowder, R. B.
1854 17 April Phinn, T.
1855 6 June Atherton, W.
1859 16 Dec. Collier, R. P.
1863 12 Nov. Phinn, T. (fn. 3)
1866 5 Nov. Huddleston, J. W.

Footnotes

1 Adm. 2/1733 pp. 54-5. Fowler had acted as Judge Advocate on a temporary basis since 1660 (AO 1/1710/102; AO 1/1711/105; Adm. 2/1725 ff. 48-9).
2 AO 1/1711/106.
3 Reappointed.