Naval works department

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

Year published

1975

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91-94

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'Naval works department', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 91-94. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16694 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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NAVAL WORKS DEPARTMENT

Inspector General 1796-1807

This office, to which appointment was made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1796 with a salary of £750. (fn. 1) In 1807 it was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board and given the title of Civil Architect and Engineer of the Navy. (fn. 2)

APPOINTMENT
1796 25 March Bentham, S.

Architect and Engineer 1796-1807

This office, to which appointment was made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1796 with a salary of £400. (fn. 3) In 1807 it was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board and given the title of Assistant Civil Architect and Engineer of the Navy. (fn. 4)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
1796 25 March Bunce, S.
1804 3 Jan. Holl, E.

Mechanist 1796-1807

This office, to which appointment was made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1796 with a salary of £400. (fn. 1) In 1807 it was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board and given the title of Mechanist under the Civil Architect and Engineer of the Navy. (fn. 2)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
1796 25 March Reke, S.
1799 25 Oct. Goodrick, S.

Chemist 1796-1807

This office, to which appointment was made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1796 with a salary of £400. (fn. 3) It ceased to exist in 1807 when the Naval Works Department was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board. (fn. 4)

APPOINTMENT
1796 25 March Sadler, J.

Metal Master 1803-7

This office, to which appointment was made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1803 with a salary of £200. (fn. 5) It ceased to exist in 1807 on the transfer of the Naval Works Department from the Admiralty to the Navy Board. (fn. 6)

APPOINTMENT
1803 26 April Sheffield, W. E.

Secretary 1796-1807

This office was created in 1796 with a salary of £300. (fn. 1) In 1807 it was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board and given the title of Extra Assistant to the Civil Architect and Engineer of the Navy. (fn. 2)

APPOINTMENT
1796 25 March Peake, J.

Draftsman 1796-1805

This office was created in 1796 with a salary of £200. It was discontinued in 1805. (fn. 3)

APPOINTMENT
1796 13 May Burr, J.

Clerks 1796-1807

Provision was made for a First and a Second Clerk in the Naval Works Department in 1796 with salaries of £150 and £100 respectively. (fn. 4) The second clerkship was discontinued in July 1807. (fn. 5) In October 1807 the First Clerk was transferred from the Admiralty to the Navy Board and appointed a Clerk to the Secretary of that Board. (fn. 6)

LISTS OF APPOINTMENTS
FIRST CLERK
1796 25 March Darch, T.
1801 5 Jan. Upsal, R.
1804 5 July Rogers, H.
SECOND CLERK
1796 25 March Heidekoo, J.
1797 22 May Upsal, R.
1801 5 Jan. Heard, W.
1806 30 Jan. Drummond, D.

Messenger 1796-1807

This office was created in 1796 with a salary of £40. (fn. 1) It was transferred to the Navy Board in 1807. (fn. 2)

1796 13 May Fetter, J.
1803 14 July Howard, W.

Footnotes

1 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3; warrant 25 March 1796 (Adm. 6/25).
2 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284).
3 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); warrant 25 March 1796 (Adm. 6/25).
4 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284).
1 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); warrant 25 March 1796 (Adm. 6/25).
2 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284).
3 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); warrant 25 March 1796 (Adm. 6/25).
4 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284); SPB, iii f. 24.
5 Order in council 20 April 1803 (PC 2/162 pp. 268-9).
6 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284); SPB, iii f. 25.
1 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); SPB, x f. 40.
2 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284).
3 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); SPB, x f. 40; SPB, iii f. 24.
4 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); SPB, x f. 40.
5 SPB, iii f. 25.
6 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284).
1 Order in council 23 March 1796 (17th Rept. on Finance, 342-3); SPB, x f. 40.
2 Order in council 28 Oct. 1807 (PC 2/174 pp. 274-6, 284); SPB, xii ff. 293-4.


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