Surveyor of Buildings 1812-32

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.M. Collinge

Year published

1978

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Pages

32-33

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'Surveyor of Buildings 1812-32 ', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832 (1978), pp. 32-33. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16846 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Surveyor of Buildings 1812-32

On the abolition of the office of Civil Architect and Engineer in 1812, Holl, the Assistant Civil Architect and Engineer, was retained on the establishment of the Navy Board at a salary of £600, and given the title of Surveyor of Buildings. (fn. 1) Taylor, Holl's successor, was appointed to the office by Admiralty warrant. (fn. 2) The salary was increased to £700 in 1816. (fn. 3) In 1827, following the death of the Inspector of Works at Deptford Victualling Yard, the duties of the office were increased to cover the buildings belonging to the Victualling Department at its various yards and stations, and the salary was increased to £800. (fn. 4)

1812 28 Nov. Holl, E.
1824 3 Feb. Taylor, G. L.

Footnotes

1 Order in council 28 Nov. 1807 (PC 2/194 pp. 67-70).
2 Adm. 7/821 f. 101.
3 Order in council 30 Jan. 1816 (HC 139 pp. 1-12 (1816) xiii, 183-94).
4 Order in council 3 Sept. 1827 (PC 2/208 pp. 415-16).