Accountant and Assistant Accountant 1855—70

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

Year published

1972

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70

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'Accountant and Assistant Accountant 1855—70', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 1: Treasury Officials 1660-1870 (1972), pp. 70. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16770 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Accountant and Assistant Accountant 1855-70

The offices of Accountant and Assistant Accountant were created in 1855. (fn. 1) The salary of the Accountant was then fixed at £600 rising by annual increments of £60 to £800. In 1858 the scale was assimilated to that of the First Class Clerks: £700 rising by annual increments of £25 to £900. In 1859 a new scale was established beginning at £500 and rising by annual increments of £20 to £800. In 1868 this was raised to £600 rising by annual increments of £20 to £850. (fn. 2) The salary of the Assistant Accountant was fixed in 1855 at £350 rising by annual increments of £15 to £450. In 1859 the maximum was increased to £500. In 1869 a fixed salary of £550 was substituted. (fn. 3)

LISTS OF APPOINTMENTS

Accountant

1855 27 Feb. Foster, M. H.
1859 15 Aug. Mills, R.

Assistant Accountant

1855 27 Feb. Wickens, T. E.
1869 19 Nov. Turner, C. G.

Footnotes

1 TM 27 Feb. 1855 (T 29/558 p. 758).
2 TM 10 April 1858 (T 29/571 p. 10), 28 Nov. 1859 (T 29/577 p. 377), 6 April 1868 (AB, iv, 307-11).
3 TM 27 Feb. 1855 (T 29/558 p. 758), 28 Nov. 1859 (T 29/577 p. 377), 19 Nov. 1869 (AB, v, 11).