Housekeeper of Levée Rooms 1762—1814

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

Year published

1972

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Page

84

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'Housekeeper of Levée Rooms 1762—1814', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 1: Treasury Officials 1660-1870 (1972), pp. 84. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16780 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Housekeeper of Levée Rooms 1762-1814

The apartments known as the Levée Rooms, which had been occupied by the office of the Secretary of State for the Northern Department, were transferred to the Treasury about 1762. In that year the then Bag Carrier was appointed their Housekeeper. From 1765 until its discontinuance in 1814 the office was held by women. (fn. 1)

The salary attached to the office in 1762 was £40. By 1794 it had been increased to £50. (fn. 2)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS

176221 MayShaw, E.
176510 JulyShaw, E.
178715 Nov.Sparry, E.
179325 JulyArden, E.

Footnotes

1 TM 21 May 1762 (T 29/34 p. 286); T 41/4.
2 TM 21 May 1762 (T 29/34 p. 286); T 41/2.