Second Class Clerks 1822-57

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J.M. Collinge

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1979

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'Second Class Clerks 1822-57 ', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 8: Foreign Office Officials 1782-1870 (1979), pp. 22. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16869 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Second Class Clerks 1822-57

The grade of Second Class Clerk was created in March 1822 when provision was made for four such Clerks with salaries of £350 rising by annual increments of £15 to £545. (fn. 1) In May 1822 two supernumeraries were added to the grade. (fn. 2) In 1824 the number was fixed at six with no supernumeraries. (fn. 3) It was raised to seven in 1827, to ten in 1839 and to fourteen in 1854. (fn. 4) In 1857 the Second Class Clerks then in office were distributed amongst the two newly created grades of Assistant Clerk and First Class Junior Clerk.

1822 28 March Byng, Hon. F. G.
1822 28 March Rolleston, H. J.
1822 28 March Jackson, J.
1822 28 March Turner, W.
1822 29 May Scheener, E. (fn. 5)
1822 29 May Lenox Conyngham, G. (fn. 5)
1823 10 Oct. Scheener, E.
1824 5 Jan. Lenox Conyngham, G.
1824 5 Jan. Bankhead, C.
1824 5 April Staveley, T.
1824 5 April Ward, T. L.
1826 5 Jan. McMahon, E.
1827 5 Jan. Stapleton, A. G.
1827 5 July Mellish, R. C.
1830 5 July Mildmay, H. C. St. J.
1830 5 July Hammond, E.
1834 16 May Turner, A.
1839 5 April Oom, A. K.
1839 5 July Stopford, W. B.
1839 5 July Murray, J.
1839 5 July Scott, C.
1841 16 Aug. Forster, H. F.
1841 21 Aug. Dawkins, C. G. A.
1841 21 Aug. Taylor, B.
1841 29 Oct. Blackburn, J. E.
1843 11 April Huskisson, W. M.
1843 7 Aug. Coles, A. L.
1844 9 March Backhouse, G. C.
1845 12 Dec. Wylde, W. H.
1846 6 Jan. Wellesley, R. G.
1846 26 June Spring Rice, Hon. T. C. W.
1849 14 Jan. Alston, F. B.
1851 1 Oct. Ponsonby, Hon. S. C. B.
1851 18 Nov. Hole, J. B.
1852 14 Dec. Bidwell, J.
1852 16 Dec. Morier, G.
1854 10 April Staveley, T. G.
1854 1 July Pennell, J. C.
1854 1 July Woodford, J. W. G.
1854 1 July Gifford, Hon. E. S.
1854 1 July Synge, W. W. F.
1854 1 July Cavendish, F. W. H.
1855 1 Jan. Wolff, H. D.
1856 1 Jan. Wylde, W. H. (fn. 6)
1856 1 Dec. Vivian, Hon. H. C.
1857 13 March Dashwood, J. E. B.

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1 Order in council 28 March 1822 (PC 2/204 p. 86).
2 FO 366/672 pp. 266-7.
3 ibid. pp. 375, 381; FO 366/381.
4 FO 366/673 pp. 24-7, 46, 394-8, 434; order in council 3 July 1854 (FO 366/542 ff. 90-8).
5 Supernumerary.
6 Reappointed.