Guard Chamber
Grooms of the Great Chamber 1660-1837

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R.O. Bucholz

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2006

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78-89

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'Guard Chamber: Grooms of the Great Chamber 1660-1837', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 78-89. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43786 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Grooms of the Great Chamber 1660–1837

The grooms of the great chamber attended in the guard chamber and served as internal court messengers. The were appointed by lord chamberlain's warrant. (fn. 1) They were 14 in number between 1660 and 1702 except during the reign of James II when they were reduced to ten. They were permanently reduced to ten in 1702. The salary was £40. Early in the period they were also allowed riding wages, livery worth £1 and fees of honour yielding about £3 per annum under Queen Anne. (fn. 2)

1660 8 June Royden, E.
1660 8 June Sheppard, S.
1660 8 June Andrewes, J.
1660 8 June Graham, R.
1660 8 June Hopkins, J.
1660 8 June Odowde, T.
1660 8 June Griffith, W.
1660 8 June Cowley, G.
1660 8 June Williams, V.
1660 8 June Lee, E.
1660 8 June Walker, J.
1660 8 June Reading, G.
1660 8 June Greenhill, T.
1660 8 June Pope, J.
1660 10 Dec. Furnace, W.
1665 10 June Terry, J.
1665 1 Nov. Callowe, R.
1665 21 Dec. Flower, E.
1666 3 Mar. Warcupp, E.
1666 31 July Reading, R.
1667 5 Mar. Gervase, J.
1671 13 Apr. Collet, J.
1671 15 Aug. Dunkley, A.
1671 27 Sept. Kennet, E.
1672 27 Jan. Glynne, E.
1672 26 Feb. Sheppard, C.
1672 2 May Rogers, H.
1672 12 Sept. Wilson, J.
1672 22 Dec. Grove, W.
1674 16 May Gass, J.
1674 8 Dec. Cox, G.
1675 13 Feb. Sparrow, R.
1675 14 Oct. Lewis, P.
1676 26 Aug. Lisney, A.
1676 12 Oct. Mitchell, M.
1680 26 Oct. Whitmore, W.
1683 22 May Reynolds, A.
1684 22 Dec. Bonard, V.
1687 18 Apr. Griffiths, H.
1689 2 Apr. Cooper, E.
1689 2 Apr. Ambler, H.
1689 2 Apr. Llewellyn, R.
1689 2 Apr. Walwyn, A.
1689 14 Aug. Sewell, J.
1689 14 Aug. Cooke, J.
1689 15 Aug. Hawart, A.
1689 11 Nov. Sherer, R.
1692 25 Jan. Lindsay, J.
1692 24 Nov. Granger, B.
1693 12 June Morse, H.
1694 10 Feb. Nash, T.
1696 25 Jan. Coates, R.
1696 28 Sept. Whitehurst, T.
1697 2 Jan. Evans, G.
1699 22 May Jenkinson, R.
1699 24 May Martin, W.
1699 29 May Hammond, J.
1699 19 Sept. Dent, W.
1700 29 Jan. Stone, J.
1707 21 Aug. Sheppard, S.
1707 25 Nov. Stone, J.
1708 3 May Martin, T.
1708 22 Nov. Watters, H.
1710 7 June Burrell, R.
1720 5 July Burnet, R.
1720 5 July Wissell, C.
1720 18 Aug. Harrison, C.
1721 7 July Potts, P.
1721 7 July Cooper, J.
1722 25 Jan. Symons, T.
1723 4 June Chambers, W.
1729 30 Aug. Williams, E.
1730 3 Nov. Dupuis, J.
1730 24 Dec. Jenkinson, P.
1734 10 Dec. Steel, H.
1734 10 Dec. Monk, J.
1736 9 Sept. Green, T.
1738 26 May Baker, J.
1739 7 Nov. More, E.
1741 18 Dec. Blackwell, S.
1750 17 Nov. Marson, J.
1750 24 Nov. Harrison, T.
1754 26 Apr. Gomond, H.
1754 31 Dec. Hammond, N.
1755 24 Feb. Caldecott, E.
1758 26 Jan. Barker, F.
1758 30 Jan. Erratt, E.
1758 11 Apr. Mann, E.
1758 21 Dec. Staley, A.
1759 12 Jan. Hull, W.
1761 8 Jan. Milliet, J.
1761 23 Apr. Snigg, W.
1761 8 May Othen, A.
1766 28 Mar. Webb, J.
1768 12 Apr. Legard, J.
1771 11 Apr. Gerken, J.
1772 28 Apr. Wilson, R.
1773 28 Apr. Storer, T.
1777 9 Sept. Everard, W.
1782 10 July Young, G.
By 1783 Pamplin, W.
By 1785 Wilds, S.
1785 Haley, H.
By 1788 Bush, J.
By 1788 Mineur, J.
By 1789 Lewis, T.
By 1789 Speat, W.
By 1791 Browne, C.
By 1793 Wells, J.
By 1793 Cooke, W.
1795 23 Aug. Young, J.
1795 4 Nov. Phillips, J.
1798 18 July Mawe, J.
1799 14 Feb. Green, W.
1799 26 Apr. Seymour, G.
1800 6 Apr. Gardiner, T.
By 1804 Nost, J.
1813 31 Mar. Harrison, J.
1818 10 Dec. Bethell, J.
By 1820 Collins, J.
1820 12 July Mitchell, T.
1821 22 Feb. Payne, R.
1821 26 Nov. Bastick, S.
1823 28 Jan. Grundy, J.
1824 6 Jan. Gibbs, T.
1825 13 Nov. Moule, J.
1827 11 Aug. Meynell, R.
1829 8 Jan. Walker, J.
1829 12 Nov. Struver, H.
1832 12 Oct. Pollard, W.
1834 2 May Bridge, J.G.
1835 8 Apr. Deakins, W.
1837 2 Feb. Garwood, J.

Grooms of the Great Chamber in Ordinary without fee 1664–?1685; 1687–?1702

1664 18 May Hussey, C.
1665 16 Mar. Percivall, J.
1665 7 Apr. Cottingham, J.
1665 10 May Hughes, H.
1665 19 Dec. Marriott, R.
1666 19 Mar. Andrewes, J.
1666 20 Mar. Fenton, T.
1666 29 Mar. Stringer, T.
1666 7 Apr. Eastland, J.
1666 1 Oct. Cock, J.
1666 6 Nov. Greene, H.
1666 19 Nov. Swayle, S.
1666 20 Dec. Hall, J.
1667 8 Jan. Drew, J.
1667 5 Feb. Wheeler, E.
1667 16 Mar. Tettersall, N.
1667 11 Apr. Vanhuele, N.
1667 1 May Waylett, A.
1667 6 May Hazard, H.
1667 16 May Browne, B.
1667 28 May Ball, T.
1667 1 June Kendall, T.
1667 26 June Smyth, R.
1667 27 June Yates, J.
1667 2 July Longman, R.
1667 22 July Bond, T.
1667 23 July Packer, J.
1667 22 Aug. Gregory, H.
1667 24 Aug. Searle, T.
1667 18 Oct. Ford, R.
1667 15 Nov. Lane, B.
1667 18 Nov. Brockhill, G.
1667 2 Dec. Bevis, J.
1667 3 Dec. Minchall, E.
1667 7 Dec. Wright, R.
1667 14 Dec. Drurier, G.
1667 14 Dec. Rands, E.
1668 8 Jan. Morehouse, S.
1668 7 Feb. Chapman, G.
1668 14 Feb. Dunstall, J.
1668 27 Feb. Bolton, J.
1668 24 Apr. Harris, J.
1668 9 May Baxter, J.
1668 16 May Polhill, J.
1668 25 May Browne, T.
1668 5 June Dymblebye, W.
1668 17 June Muchley, W.
1668 18 June Ellinson, T.
1668 23 June Naylor, R.
1668 8 July Drew, J.
1668 31 July Lainge, J.
1668 7 Aug. Aylmer, A.
1668 17 Aug. Savery, M.
1668 12 Sept. Alsop, J.
1668 6 Nov. Butler, J.
1668 9 Nov. Peirce, J.
1668 18 Nov. Bradnox, P.
1668 23 Nov. Moody, T.
1668 1 Dec. Dallowe, J.
1668 5 Dec. Garrard, S.
1668 22 Dec. Tublay, W.
1668 24 Dec. Randall, T.
1668 24 Dec. Peuvice, C.
1669 1 Jan. Bonner, J.
1669 7 Jan. Watson, W.
1669 7 Jan. Claxton, E
1669 6 Feb. Shipdam, R.
1669 9 Feb. Reading, J.
1669 15 Feb. Keeling, G.
1669 18 Feb. Casey, M.
1668 19 Feb. Pearson, R.
1669 23 Feb. Keeling, G.
1669 23 Feb. Keeling, W.
1669 23 Feb. Rowley, W.
1669 26 Feb. Saxby, G.
1669 5 Mar. Royden, W.
1669 12 Mar. Nurse, P.
1669 19 Apr. Browning, G.
1669 27 Apr. Gregorye, J.
1669 3 May Johnson, J.
1669 12 May Knep, C.
1669 12 May Arthur, W.
1669 13 May Adams, H.
1669 13 May Roberts, R.
1669 14 May Fretter, T.
1669 17 May Mitchell, R.
1669 19 May Bolt, J.
1669 25 May Landford, C.
1669 28 May Lownes, N.
1669 29 May Reynolds, J.
1669 31 May Watts, R.
1669 4 June Fuller, R.
1669 1 July Glover, G.
1669 14 July Hodges, E.
1669 19 July Sydney, T.
1669 30 July Verdon, R.
1669 4 Aug. Jeoffreyes, T.
1669 16 Aug. Mason, J.
1669 18 Aug. Shrigley, N.
1669 20 Aug. Penford, F.
1669 23 Aug. Hubert, J.
1669 20 Dec. Moore, J.
1669 3 Dec. Stacy, E.
1669 21 Dec. Pilt, R.
1669 22 Dec. Jones, R.
1669 25 Dec. Mackey, J.
1670 1 Jan. Vincent, E.
1670 8 Jan. Warner, J.
1670 13 Jan. Mason, J.
1670 20 Jan. Mascall, H.
1670 24 Jan. Downe, R.
1670 28 Jan. Starre, W.
1670 31 Jan. Style, R.
1670 3 Feb. How, N.
1670 5 Feb. Coleston, J.
1670 15 Feb. Wiston, T.
1670 19 Feb. Greene, R.
1670 12 Mar. Norrice, J.
1670 26 Mar. Salter, G.
1670 28 Mar. Morgan, E.
1670 9 Apr. Lynan, P.
1670 23 Apr. Ryder, L.
1670 7 June Saunders, R.
1670 24 June Garnesley, M.
1670 28 June Wynne, J.
1670 14 July Reeves, T.
1670 23 July Kimplund, R.
1670 9 Aug. March, F.
1670 11 Aug. Costin, E.
1670 20 Aug. Grey, J.
1670 17 Oct. Yates, H.
1670 27 Oct. Barboure, W.
1670 5 Nov. Nettleton, T.
1670 5 Nov. Cawley, T.
1670 5 Nov. Whittle, G.
1670 8 Nov. Farr, R.
1670 9 Nov. Goldstein, H.
1670 9 Nov. Slade, J.
1670 10 Nov. Exon, W.
1670 14 Nov. Shelden, H.
1670 14 Nov. Harcourt, J.
1670 30 Nov. Reader, H.
1670 8 Dec. Manning, J.
1670 14 Dec. Vaserier, W.
1670 14 Dec. Crew, R.
By 1671 Clarke, H.
By 1671 Cresswell, E.
By 1671 Havergill, G.
By 1671 Southby, J.
1671 12 Jan. Smyth, A.
1671 15 Jan. Cousteill, A.
1671 1 Feb. James, A.
1671 27 Feb. Blimcoe, N.
1671 4 Mar. Wheatley, W.
1671 7 Mar. Hinde, T.
1671 13 Mar. Partridge, J.
1671 14 Mar. Oline, H.
1671 14 Mar. Woodward, J.
1671 22 Mar. Payne, J.
1671 4 Apr. Ball, P.
1671 8 Apr. Crosse, T.
1671 14 Apr. Wiltsheire, R.
1671 18 Apr. Peacock, H.
1671 19 Apr. Hampsheire, S.
1671 24 Apr. Barrodall, J.
1671 26 May Pearson, R.
1671 26 May Utting, R.
1671 5 June Scott, R.
1671 6 June Crosse, J.
1671 1 July Kennet, E.
1671 7 Aug. Lawrence, G.
1671 8 Aug. Boatman, H.
1671 2 Aug. Dunyan, J.
1671 1 Sept. Fordham, R.
1671 9 Sept. Ferne, J.
1671 14 Sept. Anthony, P.
1671 25 Oct. Baker, S.
1671 28 Oct. Clay, J.
1671 18 Dec. Longstreath, T.
By 1672 Davies, J.
By 1672 Peacock, R.
By 1672 Peacock, W.
By 1672 Wakefield, H.
By 1672 Wetherly, W.
1672 27 Jan. Jolly, J.
1672 10 Feb. Hughgasd, J.
1672 29 Feb. Armistead, J.
1672 25 Mar. Neason, -
1672 4 Apr. Reeve, J.
1672 17 May Haynes, C.
1672 17 May Brock, H.
1672 17 May Leay, G.
1672 22 May Aylett, J.
1672 24 May Bradford, J.
1672 10 June Besse, F.
1672 11 June Batche, W.
1672 20 June Hartwell, T.
1672 26 June Murray, W.
1672 1 Aug. Wells, W.
1672 13 Aug. Witchell, J.
1672 27 Aug. Spratt, N.
1672 30 Oct. Newman, E.
1672 1 Nov. Glasbrooke, T.
1672 1 Nov. Ingoll, W.
1672 15 Nov. King, E.
1672 2 Dec. Lloyd, M.
1672 7 Dec. Bottley, B.
1672 10 Dec. Croney, A.
1672 20 Dec. Berry, J.
By 1673 Braseby, J., the yr.
By 1673 Jolly, G.
1673 30 Jan. Hopkins, R.
1673 31 Jan. Savile, W.
1673 13 Feb. Wheeler, J.
1673 26 Feb. Smyther, W.
1673 28 Feb. Howseman, W.
1673 15 Apr. Vaughan, E.
1673 7 May Hill, R.
1673 13 May Rutland, J.
1673 9 June Harvey, T.
1673 9 June Richardson, J.
1673 11 June Richardson, J.
1673 23 July Greene, D.
1673 24 July Fisher, S.
1673 19 Aug. Fincher, R.
1673 1 Sept. Shepheard, G.
[1673 1 Sept.] Quick, T.
1673 3 Nov. van Beeck, J.
1673 10 Nov. Parent, L.
1673 11 Nov. Crowther, W.
1673 5 Dec. Rudd, R.
1673 9 Dec. Bennet, W.
1673 12 Dec. Taylor, W.
1675 June Coster le Pearle, A.
1675 11 July Wolstoncraft, C.
1676 13 Jan. Kimberley, T.
1676 17 Feb. Todd, J.
1676 18 Mar Allen, H.
1676 8 May Sommervill, T.
1678 18 July Bennet, D. (w/fee)
1679 22 Dec. Jeoffreyes, J.
1681 26 May Rix, T. (w/fee)
1681 20 Nov. barker, H.
1682 26 Sept. Brigham R. (w/fee)
1682 14 Oct. Withers, A.
1682 16 Dec. Parker, J.
1683 25 Apr. Malivoice, J.
1684 28 mar. Clarke, R.
1687 18 Feb. Fry, H.
1689 28 May Mitchell, M.
1690 2 Dec. Granger, B.
1692 13 Oct. Hester, H.

Groom of the Great Chamber in Extraordinary 1660–?; 1689–?; 1708–?

[1660] Furnace, W.
1661 1 Feb. Hudson, W.
1661 19 May Johnson, W.
1661 29 June Pigg, T.
1661 21 Aug. Hall, J.
1661 19 Sept. Bowtry, T.
1661 19 Sept. Slaughter, H.
1662 14 Apr. Ferne, J.
1662 19 Apr. Snow, W.
1662 20 Apr. Bathorne, W.
1662 21 Apr. Thompson, T.
1662 21 Apr. Middleton, R.
1662 21 Apr. Crofts, J.
1662 21 Apr. Snowe, R.
1662 20 June Hagman, W.
1662 21 June Kemp, A.
1662 7 July Parker, W.
1662 29 July Sharpe, B.
1662 3 Oct. Storer, W.
1662 13 Oct. Hudson, E.
1662 23 Oct. Clarke, H.
1662 31 Oct. Cropley, -
1662 30 Sept. Rhodes, J.
1662 17 Nov. Mason, J.
1662 15 Dec. Man, J.
1662 17 Dec. Davies, J.
1663 7 Jan. Colbrowe, R.
1663 23 Mar. Phenney, J.
1663 24 Mar. Wayte, -
1663 26 May Fretter, T.
1663 20 June Gifford, N.
1663 30 June Wren, J.
1663 30 June Wren, H.
1663 12 Aug. Brookes, R.
1663 19 Aug. Willett, -
1663 30 Aug. Smyth, H.
1663 3 Oct. Urwyn, R.
1663 20 Oct. Striver, R.
1663 9 Nov. Wheeler, E.
[1663] 16 Nov. Peirce, V.
[1663] 12 Dec. Wakefield, H.
[1663] 29 Dec. Wild, A.
[1664] 2 Jan. Holden, E.
1664 8 Jan. Pugh, W.
[1664] 16 Jan. Upington, -
1664 19 Feb. Ramsbury, W.
1664 9 Mar. Wilton, J.
1664 8 Apr. Disbrowe, W.
1664 17 Apr. Newman, R.
1664 23 May Seatowne, T.
1664 11 June Brentingham, R.
1664 24 June Odehill, G.
1664 20 Aug. Sumers, F.
1664 8 Nov. Cresswell, E.
1664 19 Dec. Sheireman, E.
1664 20 Dec. Pix, N.
1665 10 Feb. Vanier, C.
1665 10 Feb. Howson, T.
1665 6 Mar. Blackman, T.
1665 8 Apr. Tutty, T.
1665 9 May Wilton, J.
1665 30 Apr. Pawlin, R.
1665 21 June Southby, J.
1665 10 Oct. Gavon, J.
1665 12 Dec. Partridg, T.
1665 22 Dec. Levingston, J.
1666 10 Jan. Wight, R.
1666 24 May Cragg, A.
1666 23 June Cannon, R.
1666 18 July Gubbs, J.
1666 18 July Bromhall, T.
1666 5 Dec. Nettleton, T.
1667 9 Feb. Garrard, S.
1667 21 Feb. Lownes, N.
1667 29 Mar. Cropper, J.
1667 8 Apr. Litler, R.
1667 20 Apr. Sayle, R.
1667 20 Apr. Cox, E.
1684 23 Feb. Bonard, V.
1689 14 Sept. Robinson, S.
1691 20 Aug. Parsons, T.
1708 22 Nov. Russell, P.

Footnotes

1 PSBC, p. 28; Beattie, p. 43; LC 3/24, f. 11.
2 CTB XXVII, 516; calculation explained in Bucholz, p. 319 n. 102.