Dependent Sub-departments
Coffer Bearers 1660-1782

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Institute of Historical Research

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Author

R.O. Bucholz

Year published

2006

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Pages

118-119

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'Dependent Sub-departments: Coffer Bearers 1660-1782', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 118-119. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43793 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Coffer Bearers 1660–1782

The duty of the coffer bearers was to load baggage when the court went on progress or moved between palaces. They were two in number and were appointed by lord chamberlain's warrant. (fn. 1) They received salaries of £27 7s 6d. (fn. 2) The offices were abolished in 1782. (fn. 3)

1661 4 Oct. Hayes, J.
1661 4 Oct. Day, F.
1664 26 July Rymell, E.
1685 7 May Seward, J.
1685 7 May Woolrich, M.
1696 14 Oct. Harris, D.
1702 12 Dec. Lovegrove, W.
1711 12 Feb. Bridgewater, N.
1714 30 Apr. Mounsey, M.
1722 12 June Humphreys, E.
1727 3 Oct. Fosbrook, R.
1734 Oct. Geree, J.
1740 15 Feb. Toplady, F.
1748 27 Nov. Armsby, J.
1752 29 May Thorpe, T.
1760 22 Oct. Simonds, J.
1777 12 Nov. Walton, S.
1779 31 Mar. King, J.
1782 Mar. King, T.

Footnotes

1 PSBC, p. 28; LC 3/24, f. 23.
2 CTB XXVII, 516.
3 LS 13/177, pp. 72–3.