Warrants for Appointments
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'Warrants for Appointments: 1720', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 1: 1729-1730 (1897), pp. 607-619. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87322 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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TABLE III.

Warrants and Orders relating to Appointments.

1729–30.

Date.Description of Document or Order.Substance of Order or Appointment.Reference.
Jan. 2Order from the Lords of the Treasury.Anthony Seymour, tidesman in the inferior list, London port, to be preferred to the superior in the room of Henry Yates, dismissed.
Robert Sherwin to succeed Seymour in the inferior list.
Customs Book XIII. p. 23.
Jan. 9Same from same -John Wheatley to be riding officer at Middleton, in Arundel port, loco Wm. Medford.
Wm. Pinn to be riding officer at Climping, in Arundel port, loco John Pullin, deceased.
Ibid.
Jan. 13Same from same -Thos. Quilter to be mate of the “Wivenhoe” smack, employed ac Colchester, loco Thomas Goodge, dismissed.
Rowland Jenkins, to be tide surveyor, London port, loco Philip Dennett, superannuated.
Joseph Simpson to be tidesman at Whitehaven, loco John Harrison, deceased.
Ibid, p. 32.
Jan. 18Warrant from same - -Appointing Edmund Coble collector at Wisbech, loco John Woosley, deceased.
Thomas Atkinson to be a tidesman, superior list [London port], loco Stephen Kingwill, dismissed.
Robert Lockart to succeed Atkinson in the inferior list.
Ibid, XII. p. 361.
Jan. 19Same from same -Appointing Andrew Thompson a boatman at Whithorn, Wigtown port, loco Gilbert Clerk, preferred, at 15l. per annum.North Britain Book IX. p. 375.
Same from same - -Appointing John Mitchell tidesman at Inverness, loco Alexander Forbes, deceased, at 18l. per annum.Ibid.
Jan. 20Order from same -John Cuningham to be deputy searcher at Liverpool, loco Wm. Griffith, preferred.
Wm. Williams to be mate of the “Queenbro'” smack, employed at Rochester, in the room of Bartholomew Fisher, deceased.
James McMullen to be tidesman at Liverpool, loco Thos. Sherrack, deceased.
Customs Book XIII. p. 23.
Jan. 21Same from same - -Wm. Williams to be a boatman in Chester port, loco Hugh Hughes, deceased.Ibid.
Same from same - -Henry Luke to be a waiter and searcher at Truro, loco Henry Slade, deceased.Ibid.
Jan. 24Order from the Lords of the Treasury.Edward Lascells to be collector of the Customs at Barbadoes (Bridgetown), loco his brother Henry, directed to be superseded.
John Porter to be a tidesman on the inferior list, London port, loco Anthony Seymour.
Customs Book XIII. p. 26.
Warrant in Latin from same -For the preparation of letters patent appointing Wm. Sharpe one of the five under searchers in London port.Ibid.
Jan. 27Order from same -John Botting to be tidesman and boatman at Dover, loco Wm. Eggs, deceased.
Owen Hughes to be tidesman and boatman at Wholewheat, port Beaumaris, loco John Pritchard, superannuated.
Rich. Owen to be same ibid, loco Thomas Rowland, dismissed.
Ibid, p. 29.
Feb. 10Same from same -John Aston to be tidesman on the inferior list, London port, loco Thomas Catlow, deceased.Ibid, p. 32.
Feb. 12Same from same at the instance of Thomas Strickland, Commissioner or Chief Officer of the Transfer Office, for the 1710 lottery.Approving Edward Goddard as Strickland's deputy.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 241.
Feb. 13Order from same - -Wm. Bascom to be tidesman and boatman at Poole, loco Robt. Meaden, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 37.
Same from same -George Oswald to be warehouse keeper to the pepper warehouse, London port, loco John Moore, superannuated.
George Bowes to be collector of Bridlington, loco Alane Lamont, deceased.
John Thompson to be tidesman and boatman at Cowes port, loco John Meak, superannuated.
Ibid, p. 32.
Warrant from sameAppointing Wm. Palmer stamper, loco Noah Bridges.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 231.
Feb. 16Order from same -Barthol. Haddocks to be a tidesman, inferior list, London, loco Mich. Penbuckle, deceased.
John Nicholson to be a tidesman, inferior list, London, loco Humphrey Sankey, dismissed.
Wm. Newton, tidesman, London, and Thos. Tronsdale, tidesman, Poole, to change places.
Customs Book XIII. p. 37.
Feb. 18Same from sameRobert Sanden to be a tidesman and boatman, Exeter, loco Richard Parker, dismissed.
Benjamin Parlet to be a tidesman, superior list, London, loco Thos. Atkinson, resigned.
Thos. Thomas to succeed Parlet in the inferior list, London.
John Dyer to be deputy to Thos. James, King's waiter, Bristol port.
Ibid.
Feb. 24Same from same - -Edward Browne to be a waterman at Barking, London port.Ibid, p. 38.
Feb. 24Letters patentAppointing Leonard Wooddeson Clerk of Works and Storekeeper at Greenwich Palace, now inhabited by Sir John Jennings, at a salary of 100l. per annum for himself and a labourer.King's Warrant Book XXIX. p. 466.
Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing Colin Campbell collector of the Customs at Prestonpans, loco Wm. Roupell, preferred, at 50l. per annum.
Appointing Wm. Roupell one of the Inspectors-General of the Out-ports in Scotland, loco James Clerk, deceased, at 130l. per annum.
Appointing John Finlayson watchman of the salt duties, at 15l. per annum, loco Patrick Craich, deceased.
James Duncan, tidesman at Montrose, loco Charles Murray, deceased, at 13l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. pp. 401, 412.
Feb. 25Order from same -Thos. Middleton to be chief boatman at Arundel, vice Wm. Blackman.Customs Book XIII. p. 38.
Feb. 26Warrants from same to the Commissioners of Stamp Duties.For Edward Starling, a wetter of paper for the rolling presses, to be a stamper, loco Thomas Woodcock, deceased; and for Stephen Clark to succeed Starling.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 241.
Mar. 3Order from same -Robert Plot to be boatman at Melton port, Faversham, loco Gabriel Marriot, resigned.Customs Book XIII. pp. 38, 41.
Mar. 5Warrant from same -Appointing Wm. Jeffry collector of the customs and sale duties at Kirkcaldy, loco Hercules Smith, dismissed, at 60l. and 30l. per annum, respectively.North Britain Book IX. p. 411.
Order from same -John Curtis to be tidesman at Bristol, loco Wm. Banknett, dismissed.
Robert Reynolds to be a landwaiter, superior list, London, loco Robert Beresford, deceased.
Jonathan Dear to succeed Reynolds in the inferior list.
Customs Book XIII. p. 39.
Mar. 6Same from sameBernard Burrell to be tidesman and boatman at Lyme Regis, loco Richard Cooke, dismissed.Ibid, p. 41.
Warrant from same - -Appointing Hugh Phillips a stamper in the room of Roger Nicholls, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 241.
Mar. 13Order from same -Posthumous Backford to be deputy to Mr. Mann, King's waiter, London port, loco Jonathan Dear, preferred to be a landwaiter in the said port.Customs Book XIII. p. 42.
Mar. 17Warrant from same -Appointing Nathaniel Tucker commander of the “Prince William” sloop, on the coast of Scotland, loco Robert Marsham, deceased, at 50l. per annum.North Britain Book IX. p. 412.
Order from same - -John Taylor to be a tidesman and boatman in Cowes port, loco Wm. Kinton, superannuated.
Giles Sheppard to be tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco Wm. Cheney, resigned.
Customs Book XIII. p. 42.
May 17Order from the Lords of the Treasury.James King to be tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Theophilus Pugh, deceased.
Lawrence Woods, tidesman and boatman at Dartmouth, loco Barnabas Tuckerman, resigned.
Customs Book XIII. p. 42.
Mar. 20Same from sameCharles Harrison to be supervisor of the riding officers from Shoreham to Pevensey, in the port of Newhaven, loco John Goldham, deceased.Ibid.
1730.
Mar. 26
Same from same -Thos, Osborne, tidesman and boatman at Exeter, loco Peter Teague, deceased.Ibid, p. 54b.
Same from same -Josias Fuge to be preventive officer at Boscastle(“Bottreaux Castle”) in Padstow port, loco John Panter, deceased.
Henry Bacon to be customer outwards in Newcastle port. (Warrant dormant for payment of his salary of 27l. per annum.)
Ibid, p. 53.
Warrant from same in LatinFor the preparation of letters patent appointing John Hoskins and Henry Harris searchers of Customs in Sandwich port.Ibid.
Mar. 27Order from same -Henry Haggard to be land surveyor in London port, loco Wm. Stanley, to be superseded.Ibid p. 44b.
April 2Same from sameMichael Owner to be tidesman in the superior list, loco Richard Bead, superannuated.
John Williamson to succeed Owner in the inferior list.
Ibid, p. 54.
April 3Same from sameWm. Russell to be surveyor, waiter, and searcher in Rochester port, loco John Hallsnod.Ibid.
April 8Warrant from same - -Appointing Alexander Strachan a tidesman at Aberdeen, at 18l. per annum, loco John Black, deceased.North Britain Book IX. p. 419.
Order from same -John Elliott to be mate of the “Queen Caroline” sloop, in Rochester port, loco John Bowen, preferred.Customs Book XIII. p. 54b.
Same from same -Thomas Deane, a tidesman in the inferior list, Bristol port, to be preferred to the superior list, loco Daniel Commelyn, deceased.
William Colcott to succeed Deane in the inferior list.
Ibid p. 53.
April 10Same from same -Robert Lowe to be land waiter at Liverpool. loco Wm. Davies, deceased.
Humphry Overton to be tidesman in Liverpool port, loco William Ball, deceased.
Ibid p. 54b.
April 15Same from same -John Oldfield to be tidesman in Bridgwater port, loco Roger Cane, deceased.Ibid.
April 21Warrant from sameAppointing Robert Richardson tidesman at. Dumfries, loco Robert Lowghton, resigned, at 15l. per annum.
Appointing Wm. Fawsyde tidesman at Perth, loco Thos. Cargill, deceased, at 18l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 441.
April 21Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing James Oswald, Daniel Frazer, and Alexander Nicol, boatmen at Dundee, loco Robert McKurdy, Wm. Beattie, and James Watson, dismissed, at 15l. per annum each.
Appointing Roderick Forbes, boatman at Aberdeen, loco James Gelloy, dismissed, at 14l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 441.
Order from same -John Mallard to be sworn deputy to John Goodchild, King's waiter, London port.Customs Book XIII. p. 42.
Warrant from same -Appointing Joseph Grey a distributor of stamps for the counties of Herts and Bedfordshire.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 250.
Order from sameAlexander Campbell, tidesman, inferior list, London port, transferred to the superior list, loco Joseph Lucas, dismissed.
Thos. Topham to succeed Lucas in the inferior list.
Richard Loyd, landwaiter in the inferior list, London port transferred to the superior, loco Andrew Duxbury, deceased.
Edward Williams to succeed Loyd in the inferior list.
Customs Book XIII. p. 54b.
April 23Warrant from same - -Appointing James Hamilton Surveyor General of Tobacco at Borrowstounness, loco his father, John Hamilton, resigned, at 100l. per annum.
Appointing Edmund Forrester tide surveyor at Broughty Ferry, Dundee port, at 25l. loco John Kerr, removed.
North Britain Book IX. p. 443.
Same from same to Commissioners of Excise in Scotland.Authorising them to appoint Peter Wedderburn, Esq. as their secretary, clerk of the securities, and correspondent, in the room of Richard Dowdeswell, Esq. now a commissioner.Ibid p. 444.
J. Scrope to sameConveying grant from the Lords of the Treasury of leave of absence to Henry Robinson, one of their number.Ibid.
Order from the Lords of the Treasury.John Dowse, searcher of the Customs at Nevis, to be comptroller there, loco Francis Frewin, deceased.
Sommers Payne to be searcher there, loco Dowse.
Customs Book XIII. p. 59.
April 28Same from same -John Sponer to be surveyor of Appledore, Barnstaple, and Instow Quay, loco Samuel Wise, deceased.
Timothy Wells to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Ruttee, resigned.
Ibid.
Same from same -John Ruttee to be inspector of cards and dice, loco Timothy Wells, resigned.Money Book XXXV. p. 193.
May 5Same from same - -Wm. Robinson to be a tidesman and boatman at Stockton, loco Isaac Franks, superannuated.Customs Book XIII. p. 63.
May 7Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury to the Commissioners of Customs in Scotland.Authorising their appointing David Fletcher, now one of the land carriage waiters at the gates of Edinburgh, to be tide surveyor at Broughty Ferry, in the precinct of Dundee, in the room of Edmund Forrester, whose deputation, authorised by warrant from the Lords of the Treasury, of date April 23 last, is hereby superseded.North Britain Book IX. pp. 449–50.
May 12Order from same - -John Weston to be tidesman and boatman in Poole port, loco John Tolk, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 61.
May 20Same from same -Ely Harsnet to be waiter and searcher at Lymington, Southampton port, loco George Harsnet, resigned.
John Grieve to be tidesman at Shields, Newcastle port, loco Matthew Tapley, dismissed.
Joseph Willson and Thomas Dargue to be established boatmen at Workington, Whitehaven port, and to act as tidesmen upon occasion, at 15l. per annum each; and Thomas Course to be superannuated, and his salary of 30l. per annum to be sunk.
Thomas Millson to be a noon tender, London port, loco Thomas Jones, deceased (in margin, “Jones not dead”).
Anthony Tom to be tidesman and boatman in Penzance port.
Ibid, p. 64.
May 27Warrant from same - -Appointing Peter Crockett land carriage waiter at the gates of Edinburgh, loco James Hume, deceased, at 20l. per annum.
Appointing John Anderson, boatman at Dumfries, loco John Moor, dismissed, at 15l. per annum.
Appointing John McMorland tidesman at Stranraer, loco Archibald Nevin, deceased, at 15l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 454.
Same in Latin from same -For the preparation of letters patent to constitute Charles Clutterbuck searcher at Southampton, loco Roger Clutterbuck.Customs Book XIII. p. 70.
May 28Order from same -Joseph Granger, a tidesman in Bristol port, preferred to be chief boatman there, loco Joseph Shepheard, deceased.
Hopkin Williams to succeed Granger as tidesman.
Ibid, p. 64.
June 3Warrant from same - -Appointing Wm. Slarke tidesman at Dunbar, loco Robert Smith, deceased, at 20l. per annum.
Appointing James Panton and David Stevens tidesmen at Aberdeen, in the places of Robert Livingston and David Aikenhead, dismissed, at 18l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 454.
Order from same -James Roottum to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Nicholas Wright, dismissed.
John Turner, tidesman in the inferior list, London port, to be transferred to the superior list, loco Thos. Tiley, deceased.
Robert Deuxal to succeed Turner in the inferior list.
Customs Book XIII. p. 75.
June 3Order from the Lords of the Treasury.Timothy Blackburne to be a tidesman in Liverpool port, loco John Page.
Thomas Muncaster to be same, loco Joseph Nock.
Customs Book XIII. p. 75.
June 9Warrant from same -Appointing Jonathan Selby a stamper, loco Thomas Kingham, resigned.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 273.
June 10Order from sameMatthew Tatton to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco James Libbard, dismissed.
Roger West to be a tidesman, Newcastle port.
Customs Book XIII. p. 64.
June 16Warrant from same - -Appointing Alexander Dalmahoy surveyor of land carriage at Glasgow, loco James Grahame, resigned, at 30l. per annum.
Appointing Alexander McDonald tide surveyor at the Cumbraes, loco Dalmahoy, at 30l. per annum.
Appointing Nicholas Wright a tidesman at Aberdeen, loco Alexander Urquhart, dismissed, at 18l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 463.
Order from same -Edward Herring to be messenger and preventive officer at Ravenglass, Whitehaven port, loco Nicholas Herbert, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 83.
June 22Same from same -Hector Graham to be a riding officer at East Guildford, Rye port, loco Christopher Han, deceased.Ibid, p. 84.
June 24Warrant from same -Appointing John Robertsone surveyor and land waiter at Perth, loco James Lockhart, dismissed, at 25l. per annum.North Britain Book IX. p. 463.
Order from sameRobert Tower to be a tidesman in Lancaster port, loco Wm. Rivers, resigned.
John Parker to be a weighing porter in Bristol port, loco Peter Lover, deceased.
Gideon Hellyer tidesman and boatman in Exeter port, loco Samuel Lucas, deceased.
Customs Book XIII. p. 85.
June 25Warrant from same -Appointing George Lockhart tidesman at Inverness, loco Henry Abernethy, dismissed, at 18l. per annum.
Appointing John Rae tidesman at Anstruther, loco John Auld, resigned, at 20l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 463.
Order from same - -John Browne to be boatman, Liverpool port, loco Wm. Heardsley, deceased.
Peter Moss to be boatman, Newcastle port, loco John Marlow, dismissed.
Customs Book XIII. p. 85.
June 26Same from same -Wm. Fenwick to be tide surveyor at Newcastle, loco Thos. Lambton, resigned.Ibid.
July 15Warrants from same - -Appointing Henry Rose collector at Shetland, loco John Murray, deceased, at 40l. per annum.
And Thos. Rendall comptroller there, at 30l. per annum, loco Hy. Rose.
And John McFaile tidesman at Inverness, loco Daniel Cameron, deceased, at 18l. per annum.
North Britain Book IX. p. 475.
July 15Order from the Lords of the Treasury.John Clayton to be a tidesman and boatman at Weymouth, loco William Hayward, superseded.
John Curror to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Gardner, dismissed.
Thomas Nowell to be tidesman and boatman, Exeter port, loco Edward Pearce, dismissed.
Thomas Stocker to be tidesman and boatman at Exeter, loco William Gatehill, dismissed.
Customs Book XIII. p 90.
July 16Same from same - -Shem Roberts, tidesman in the inferior list, London port, to be weighing porter there, loco William Hayes, dismissed.
George Locksmith to be weighing porter, London, loco William Wynne, deceased.
Samuel Hall to be tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Shem Roberts.
Ibid, p. 95.
July 27Same from same -Wm. Smith to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Thomas King, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 99.
July 28Warrant from same -Appointing Andrew Rob a tidesman at the port of Ayr, loco John Young, deceased, at 15l. per annum.North Britain Book X. p. 1.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Hawkers and Pedlars.Conveying the recommendations of the Lords, of the Treasury for the appointment of Richard Tucker, Esq. as cashier of the revenues under the Commissioners' management.Letter Book XVIII. p. 447.
July 29Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing John Tough a tidesman at the port of Ayr, in the room of John Young, deceased, at 15l. per annum.North Britain Book X. p. 1.
Order from same -Edmund Singer to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Joseph Davis, deceased.
Nicholas Barber, same, loco Nathaniel Lee, dismissed.
Customs Book XIII. p. 99.
Same from same - -Wm. A very to be riding officer from port Isaac to Bude, Padstow port, loco James Hoskyns, superannuated.Ibid, p. 90.
Aug. 3Same from same -John Kittow, collector of the Customs, Ilfracombe port, loco John Jenkins, dismissed.Ibid.
Warrant from same -Appointing George Stewart land waiter and searcher at Alley, loco John Campbell, dismissed, at 15l. per annum.North Britain Book X. p. 1.
Order from same -Richard Ellis, a tidesman, inferior list, Bristol port, to be preferred to the superior list, loco William West, superannuated.
John Shepherd, same, loco Peter Bur vidge, superannuated.
Customs Book XIII. p. 99.
Aug. 3Order from the Lords of the Treasury.Herbert Legg and Robert Partridge to succeed Ellis and Shepherd in the inferior list.
Francis Lovell and James Lloyd to be tidesmen, in the inferior list [London port], loco Nehemiah Rogers, superanuated, and George Hyett, dismissed.
John Evans to be a watchman, London port, loco Donald, deceased.
Customs Book XIII. p. 99.
Aug. 5Same from same - -Wm. Patman to be a land carriage man in London port, loco Grafton Kirk resigned.Ibid, p. 63.
Same from same -John Thomas to be tidesman at Dale in Milford port, loco Wm. Pritchard, deceased.Ibid, p. 104.
Aug. 12Warrant from sameAppointing Archibald Young land waiter and searcher at Glasgow, at 60l. per annum loco Anthony Waldron, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 7.
Order from same - -Ralph Harwood to be surveyor of the Customs,, Chester port, loco Edward Harwood, his father, resigned.
Henry Bernier, a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, to be preferred to the superior, loco Samuel Towson, deceased.
Joseph Savil to succeed Bernier in the inferior list.
Anthony Isemonger to be a boatman at Cockbush, Chichester port, loco William Matthews, deceased.
Custom Book XIII. p. 104.
Aug. 18Same from sameRobert Bradshaw to be a tidesman in inferior list, London port, loco Robert Draper, dismissed.Ibid, p. 107.
Aug. 19Same from same -Richard Belbin to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Griffith Edwards, deceased.
John Whitton to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Roottum, resigned.
Ibid, p. 109.
Warrant from same to the Commissioners of Customs.To issue their deputation to John Burwood to be collector of Aldeburgh port, at, 10l. per annum from the Crown, and to act as deputy to the customer and searcher of Yarmouth, for their fees or 20l. per annum from each of them, loco William Palmer, dismissed.Ibid.
Same from same to same -Approving Wm. Richards to be deputy to Benjamin Hudson, Esq. one of the King's waiters in London port, Wm. Hucks, previous deputy, being preferred to be a landwaiter there.Ibid.
Order from same -Wm. Reeves, a land waiter in the inferior list [London port], to be transferred to the superior, loco John Child, deceased.
Wm. Hucks to succeed Reeves in the inferior list.
Ibid, p. 106.
Aug. 26Same from same -Wm. Hayward to be a tidesman in superior list, London port, loco John Boys, dismissed.Ibid, p. 117.
Sept. 2Same from same -Robert Woodhouse to be a tidesman and boatman at Hull, loco Jonathan Wilson, deceased.Ibid, p. 119.
Sept. 2Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing Dunlop tidesman at Inverness, at 18l. per annum, loco Ralph Scofield, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 9.
Same from same -Appointing Lodowick Polton landwaiter and searcher at Alloa, at 25l. per annum, loco George Steward, deceased.Ibid.
Sept. 3Order from sameGeorge Franklyn to be a boatman at Studland Bay, Poole port, loco Thomas Summers, superannuated.Customs Book XIII. p. 114.
Sept. 9Same from same -William Hare to be a tidesman, Lyme Regis port, loco Robert Watts, deceased.Ibid, p. 118.
Sept. 16Same from same -John Hodshon to be a boatman at Shields, Newcastle port, loco Wm. Hinckridge, superannuated.
Richard Taunton to be a tidesman and boatman at Weymouth port, loco Wm. Taunton, superannuated.
Ibid, p. 119.
Sept. 17Same from sameHenry Pulleine to be a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco John Carter, deceased.Ibid.
Sept. 29Warrant in Latin from sameFor the issue of a commission to Thomas Starling as Comptroller of the Customs, Ipswich port.Ibid, p. 134.
Order from same -Samuel Merchant to be a land carriage man, London port, loco John Clarke, deceased.
William Horsington, same, loco John Bates, deceased.
John Williams Flower to be a land waiter, Portsmouth port, loco John Sherer, superannuated.
John Rigg to be boatman at Ipswich port, loco John Jobson, dismissed.
Edmund Warren to be a boatman at Bawdsey Ferry, Ipswich port, loco Robert Hamblin, dismissed.
Ibid, p. 120.
Same from same -William Alport to be chief boatman and tide surveyor at Bristol, loco Benjamin Tanner, deceased.Ibid, p. 123.
Sept. 30Same from sameNicholas Upson to be boatman at Ipswich port, loco John Robinson, superseded.
Henry Seakemp to be boatman at Ipswich, loco Henry Bone, superseded.
Ibid, p. 120.
Oct. 6Warrant in Latin from sameFor the issue of a commission, appointing John Cook customer or collector of Customs of Plymouth.Ibid, p. 122.
Order from same - -Jasper Bursey to be waiter and seacher at Christchurch, Southampton port, loco John Bursey, deceased.Ibid, p. 123.
Oct. 7Warrant from same -Appointing Alexander Davidson, tidesman at Montrose, loco Thos. Drummond, at the established salary of 18l. per annum.North Britain Book X. p. 14
Order from sameSolomon Sparkes to be riding officer at Folkestone, Dover port, loco Lytcott Gill, dismissed.
John Weight to be tidesman and boatman at Rye, loco Thomas Beards, deceased.
Moses Ager to succeed Lambert Atkins, at Canterbury.
Lambert Atkins, riding officer at Canterbury, to be riding officer at Lydd, Dover port, loco Thos. Bellamy, dismissed.
Customs Book XIII. p. 123.
Oct. 7Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing John Calthorpe inspector of courts and corporations and riding surveyor for stamp duties, in the room of Roger Baynes.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 295.
Same from same -Appointing John Hillyard a stamper, in the room of John Kidgell, deceased.Ibid.
Oct. 14Order from same -Thomas Millsom to be weighing porter, London port, loco Richard Parsons, senior, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 122.
Oct. 15Same from same - -Matthias Hindes to be tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco William Clement, deceased.
William Brown to be waiter and searcher at Berwick port, loco Samuel Simpson, deceased.
John Marks to be surveyor of Customs in Poole port, loco Thomas Glover, deceased.
Ibid.
Nov. 2Warrant in Latin from sameFor the issuing a commission to John Roberts to be one of the customers of Southampton.Ibid, p. 136.
Nov. 19Order from same -Wm. Webber to be boatman at Babbicombe, Dartmouth port, loco Wm. Love, deceased.
Joseph Chatfield to be chief boatman, Chichester port, loco Richard Dally, deceased.
Thomas Wilder to be collector at Ipswich, loco Cooper Gravenor, superseded.
Joseph Wilson to be weighing porter at Newcastle, loco Wm. Willson, deceased.
Ibid, p. 123.
Nov. 20Warrant from same - -Appointing James Armour Assistant Solicitor of the Customs in Scotland, at 30l. per annum, loco John Buchanan, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. 41.
Same from same -To Sir Wm. Ashburnham, one of the Commissioners for Alienations, authorising his appointment of Alfred Staples, Esq. as his deputy at the Office of Alienations, in the room of Guy Vane, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 300–1.
Nov. 24Order from same -William Moss to be a tidesman at Exeter, loco Thomas Stocker, superseded.Customs Book XIII. p. 134.
Nov. 26Warrant from same - -Appointing Ephraim Wilkinson tidesman at Borrowstounness, loco John Syme, dismissed.
Appointing James Primrose tidesman at Kirkcaldy, loco Joseph Whythead, declined, at 20l. per annum.
Appointing John Campbell comptroller at Alloa, loco Andrew Key, dismissed, at 20l. per annum.
Appointing Wm. Ouchterlony tidesman at Kirkcaldy, loco John Campbell, preferred, at 20l. per annum.
North Britain Book X. p. 44.
Nov. 27Order from same -William Brown to be waiter and searcher at Alnmouth, Berwick port, loco William Pattison, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 135.
Same - -Joshua Contes to be a riding officer at Romney, Dover port, loco Thomas Edwards, deceased.Ibid, p. 136.
Dec. 1Warrant from the Lords of the Treasury.Appointing John Tait tidesman at Glasgow, loco John Hamilton, deceased, at 20l. per annum.North Britain Book X. p. 44.
Order from sameHenry Yardly to be a watchman, London port, loco Randolph Whittingham, superannuated.
Edward Arnold to be a tidesman in the inferior list, loco Henry Yardly, preferred.
James Dagwell to be a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Hector Graham, preferred.
Customs Book XIII. p. 136.
Dec. 8Same from same - -Gustavus Acton to be a waterman, London port, loco Robert Gardner, deceased.Ibid, p. 136.
Dec. 10Same from same -Thomas Kempthorne to be a boatman at Hayle, in the port of St. Ives, loco Thos. Cooke, superannuated.Ibid, p. 141.
Same from same -Charles Tyer to be a boatman at Aldeburgh, loco John Thorpe, declined.
Barnabas Tuckerman to be tidesman and boatman at Brixham, and upon occasion to act as tidesman at Dartmouth, loco Emanuel Whieldon, deceased.
Ibid.
Dec. 15Same from same -Andrew Scare to be a tidesman, Bridlington port, loco Robert Esh, deceased.Ibid, p. 148.
Same from same -Joseph Brown, landwaiter in Bristol port, to be surveyor there, loco Joseph Whetham, superannuated.
John Marks, surveyor at Poole, to succeed Brown as landwaiter at Bristol.
Timothy Spurrier to succeed Marks as surveyor at Poole.
Ibid, p. 149.
Dec. 17Same from same -Joseph Crew to be collector of Exeter port, loco Thomas Kennedy, dismissed.
Joseph Pyke to be a tide surveyor, Plymouth port, loco Lancellot Hicks, preferred.
Anthony Porter to be a landwaiter, Plymouth port, loco Joseph Pyke, preferred.
John Ivey to be a tidesman and boatman, Padstow port, loco Henry Day, deceased.
Ibid.
Warrant from same - -Appointing Joseph Wallford distributor of stamps, county of Suffolk, loco Thomas Russell, deceased.
Appointing Richard Stephens distributor of stamps at Leicester, loco Ward, deceased. (Marked cancelled.)
Appointing Thomasine Paxton distributor of stamps, county of Durham, loco Nicholas Paxton, deceased.
Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 308.
Dec. 22Same from same -Appointing George Wemyss surveyor and landwaiter at Wigtown at 30l. per annum, loco Alexander Kincaid, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. 44.
Dec. 22Order from the Lords of the Treasury.Richard Simmons to be preferred to the superior list of tidesmen [London port], loco George Knapp, superseded.
William Foster to succeed Simmons in the inferior list.
Edward Grey to be a tidesman and boatman at Hull, loco John Hill, deceased.
Customs Book XIII. p. 148.
Warrant from sameAppointing John Simpson a distributor of stamps for Leicester, in the room of John Ward, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 310.
Dec. 24Same from same -Allowing Francis Wilson, comptroller at Orkney, and Thos. Randall, comptroller [of Customs] at Shetland, to exchange places.North Britain Book X. p. 45.
Appointing Archibald Stewart, Daniel Campbell, Wm. Fulton, and Donald McLeod, boatmen at Greenock, in the room of John McLardie, John Renfrew, Gilbert Clark, and Robert Conner, dismissed.Ibid.
Order from sameThomas Bingham and Richard Barnes to be tidesman, inferior list, London port.Customs Book XIII. p. 91.
Dec. 28Same from same -Richard Barton to be landwaiter at Minehead, loco Benjamin Steed, deceased.
Lancelot Hicks to be deputy comptroller at Portsmouth, loco Joseph Crew, preferred.
Wm. Beck to be a noon tender in London port, loco Thomas Jones, deceased.
Thomas Marker to be waiter and seacher at Lowestoft, Yarmouth port, loco Samuel Baker, deceased.
Ibid, p. 152.
Dec. 29Warrant in Latin from sameFor the issue of letters patent appointing Thomas Brian and John Waddon comptrollers of the Customs in Cardiff port (in margin “cancelled”).Ibid, p. 153.
Order from name -William Davis to be a watchman, London port, loco Peter Bradburne, dismissed.
John Cayron, tidesman, inferior list, London port, to be preferred to the superior, loco John Thacker, deceased.
John Arnold to succeed Cayron in the inferior list.
Ibid, p. 152.