Warrants for Minor Appointments
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'Warrants for Minor Appointments: 1731', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 2: 1731-1734 (1898), pp. 198-207. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91722 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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TABLE III.
1731.
Letters Patents, Sign Manuals, and Warrants relating to Appointments.
1730–31.
Date.Nature and Substance of Appointment.Reference.
Jan. 6Treasury warrant. John Hooper, Thos. Collier, and Thos. Johnson to succeed John Moon, John Baker, and Liscom Stanton as boatmen, Sandwich port.Customs Book XIII. p. 153.
Jan. 7Same. John Whitton, tidesman, London port, leave of absence for a month.Ibid, p. 154.
Same. Thos. Wise, landwaiter at Cowes, loco Peter Pointer, Samuel Clark, tidesman, London, loco Robert Hussey, Edward Aynsley, waiter, Berwick, loco Joseph Willson, Valentine Fowler, riding officer, Scarborough, loco Robert Johnson.Ibid, p. 153.
Jan. 12Same. James Dalton, waiter and searcher at Southbury, Swansea port, loco Jacob Domain.Ibid, p. 154.
Same. John Crocket, tidesman, Dundee, loco Thos. McGill, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 51.
Jan. 19Same. John Browne, tidesman, London port, leave of absenceCustoms Book XIII. p. 154.
Jan. 20Same. John Futarall, watchman, London port, loco Edward Giles, deceased.Ibid.
Jan. 22Same. Jeremiah Beard, noon tender, London, loco Robert Flavell, deceased.Ibid.
Jan. 26Same. James Wren, surveyor, Yarmouth, loco Thos. Carey -Ibid.
Feb. 5Same. Geo. Thompson, searcher and surveyor of cards and dice, loco John Pace, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 329.
Feb. 6Same. Randal Wicksted, weighing porter, London, loco Wm. Burridge, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 157.
Feb. 8Royal sign manual for a bill for Alexander Gould to be inspector of the Outports' Collectors' Accounts, England and Wales, with a fee of 400l. per annum, and 200l. for four clerks, loco John Jacob, junior, deceased.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 139.
Feb. 10Treasury warrant. Wm. Rippon to be searcher and surveyor of cards and dice, loco Nicholas Chambers, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 337.
Feb. 16Same. Edward Elmes, landwaiter, London -Customs Book XIII. p. 157.
Feb. 17Same. Matthew Priest and Richard Bridges, boatmen, Aldeburgh, loco John Syer and John Norton.Ibid, p. 154.
Feb. 19Same. Pusey Brook, Surveyor General of Customs, Hants and Dorset.Ibid, p. 159.
Same. James Boyd, boatman, Dumfries, loco Samuel Grahame, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. p. 72.
Feb. 22Same. Sam. Pleydell, landwaiter and searcher, Port Glasgow, loco Francis Jackson, preferred.Ibid.
Feb. 22Treasury warrant. Joseph Lucas, tidesman, inferior list, London, loco Charles Jacobs, superannuated; John Whales, same, superior list, ibid, loco John Turner, superannuated; Thos. Walker to succeed Whales in inferior list; Joseph Everett, same, inferior list, ibid, loco John Philpot, dismissed; Robert Williams, same, superior list, ibid, loco Joseph Slack, superannuated. Francis Andrews to succeed Williams in inferior list, ibid. Richard Cole to succeed Andrews as waiter and searcher at Wareham, Poole port; Charles Jordan, tidesman, inferior list, London, loco John Smith, dismissed; Charles Dalton, same, superior list, loco John Brasse, deceased; Thos. Hughes to succeed Dalton in inferior list, ibid.Customs Book XIII. pp. 170–1.
Same. John Bell, tidesman, Whitehaven, loco Wm. Rudd; John Griffiths, boatman, Chester, loco Henry Kneale, drowned; Thos. Ridley, same, loco Joshua Nicholson, drowned; Francis Allen, collector, Chichester, loco Henry Baker, deceased; John Forrest, landwaiter, Minehead, loco Richard Barton, deceased; John Lloyd, junior, to succeed Forest.Ibid. p. 161.
Feb. 23J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners. Richard Bennett, riding officer at Aldeburgh, loco Thomas Jervice.Ibid, p. 162.
Feb. 25Order for letters patent appointing Thos. Brian Comptroller of Customs, Cardiff port.Ibid.
Treasury warrant. Edward Elmes, landwaiter, London port, loco Peter Twyman, superseded; Jonathan Whitfield, tidesman, Liverpool, loco Lawrence Rigby, deceased; Michael Sympson, surveyor, Whitehaven port, loco Thomas Gats, deceased; George Crowle to succeed Sympson as waiter and searcher, ibid; John Fox, noon tender, London port, loco Augustine Smith, deceased.Ibid, pp. 161–2.
Same approving John Spelman as deputy to Cornelius Cayley, one of the Commissioners for Alienations.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 340–1.
[Mar. 4]Edwd. Walpole to Customs Commissioners. James Kevil, tidesman and boatman at the Mount, in Cornwall, loco Richard Stephens.Customs Book XIII. p. 163.
Mar. 5Treasury warrant. John Boys, stamper, loco John Spicer, deceased.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 341.
Mar. 10Same. James Lowdon, tidesman, Leith, loco Thos. Williamson, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. 72.
Same. Wm. Godwin, tide surveyor, Cowes port, loco Richard Fancourt, deceased; Henry Waterland, Customer of the Cloth and Petty Customs Outwards, dormant warrant for salary at 5l. per annum; Charles Clutterbuck, searcher of Customs, Southampton port, same at 10l. per annum; John Roberts, Customer Outwards, ibid, same at 62l. 13s. 4d. per annum; Jacob Irish, tidesman, Appledore port, Bideford, loco Christopher Paul, superannuated; Edward Franklin, waiter and searcher, Watchet, Minehead port, loco George Curson; John Watson, tidesman and boatman, Whitehaven, loco Wm. Harrison, deceased.Customs Book XIII. pp. 164, 166.
Mar 12Same. Henry Brown, landwaiter, Yarmouth, loco James WrenIbid, p. 164.
Mar. 14Same. Thos. Ewbank, weighing porter, London port, loco William Waller, superseded; Joseph Woolston, Henry Sayers, John Bell, tidesmen, Yarmouth port, loco James Sadd. junr., Joseph Shuckforth, Robert Hayward. Samuel Thornton, riding officer, ibid, loco William Myhil, John Drake, tidesman and weigher, ibid, loco Thornton.Ibid, p. 170.
Mar. 17Same. George Cherry, tidesman, Newcastle port, loco Henry Jennison, deceased; George George, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco Henry Raisdon, deceased; John Booth to succeed George in inferior list, ibid.Ibid, p. 169.
Mar. 18Treasury warrant. Andrew Rob, tidesman, Ayr, loco James Hume, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 73
Same. Francis Wilks to export a bell to Boston, New EnglandCustoms Book XIII. p. 169.
Mar. 19Same. Joseph Hull, collector at New London, Connecticut, loco John Shackmaple, deceased; Robert Barker, collector, Bridlington, New Jersey, America, loco Joseph Hull, preferred to New London, in Connecticut.Ibid, pp. 171, 174.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners for Hawkers and Pedlars to appoint Thos. Akenside Surveyor of Hawkers and Pedlars for the four northern counties of England, in case of Mr. Champion's vacancy of same.Letter Book XIX. p. 34.
Mar. 23Treasury warrant. Devereux Bacon, Collector and Surveyor of Piscataqua River, in New England, to be Surveyor General of the Northern part of America, loco James Stevens, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 174.
Mar. 24Same. Edward Williams, landwaiter, superior list, London port, loco Nathaniel Paxton, deceased; Francis Manning to succeed Williams in inferior list, ibid; Anthony Reynolds, Collector and Surveyor of Piscataqua River, New England.Ibid.
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Mar. 26
Same. Wm. Saunders, boatman at Mostyn and Flint, Chester port, loco Richard Rowland, deceased; Jacob Ward, Wm. Gulley, to be established tidesmen and boatmen at Southampton port, on account of the increase of trade there, at 25l. per annum each.Ibid.
Mar. 29Same. Samuel Wale, Lancelot Haslope, John Basham, Owner Burroughs, tidesmen, Yarmouth port, locis John Worts, Edmund Jermyn, Joseph Roberts, Thos. Southwell, dismissed.Ibid, p. 185.
Mar. 31Same. John Saunders, watchman, London port, loco Samuel Robertson, deceased.Ibid.
Same. John Carmichael, tidesman, port Glasgow, loco John Pitt, declined.North Britain Book X. p. 73.
April 6Same, John Walsby, tidesman, Yarmouth port, loco James Jenny, dismissed.Customs Book XIII. p. 186.
April 9Same, John Thomas, tidesman and boatman, Pembroke Ferry, Milford port, loco Charles Rigby deceased, Wm. Hall, riding officer, Chichester port, loco Edward Hutchins, deceased.Ibid, p. 188.
April 13Treasury Commission and warrant dormant. Benjamin Carpenter, Receiver General of House Duties, Devon county, loco Francis Drake, deceased.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
Treasury warrant. John Blackwell, John Burgess, Thomas Owen, tidesmen, superior list, Bristol port, loco John Marks and Wm. Alport, preferred, and Wm. Jefferys, deceased, Wm. Aylesworth, Isaac Chance, and George Stephens, to succeed them in the inferior list; Edward Legard, riding officer between Spurn Head and Bridlington, in Bridlington port, to inspect the behaviour of the other riding officers on that coast, loco Robert Smithson, deceased; John Richardson, boatman, Whitby, loco William Towers, deceased, Griffith Davies, collector, Harwich port, loco David Rushton, deceased, William Philips, surveyor and waiter, ibid loco Davies.Customs Book XIII. pp. 188–9.
April 15Same. John Cunningham, searcher, Liverpool, loco William Griffith, deceased, Keating King to succeed Cunningham as landwaiter ibid; Richard Cooke, tidesman and boatman at Lynn Regis, at 15l. per annum; John Alexander, waiter and searcher, South Shields, and John Bainbridge, weighing porter, Newcastle, to exchange places.Ibid, p. 189.
April 22Treasury warrant. Walter Bendall, tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Thos. Moyse, superannuated; Thos. Davey, same, loco Wm. Downham preferred; Wm. Downham, surveyor of Blackwall, loco Thos. Carpenter, superannuated; Edward Soley, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco Benjamin Parlett, superannuated; Wm. Jackson to succeed Soley in inferior list, ibid; Wm. Burge, tidesman, inferior list, ibid, loco Timothy Arne, dismissed; Wm. Blundell, same, loco John Nicholas, superannuated; Wm. White, same, loco Thos. Sutton, superannuated; Samuel Wills, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco Adam Sprakeling, superannuated; Henry Baldwyn to succeed Wills in inferior list.Customs Book XIII. p. 190.
Same. Thos. Crowforth, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco John Laverick, superannuated; Joseph Avery to succeed Laverick in inferior list, ibid.Ibid, p. 189.
April 23Same. Wm. Williams, assistant searcher at Bangor, loco David Stodart, deceased.Ibid, p. 190.
April 24J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners. John Strafford to be instructed as a landwaiter, London port.Ibid, p. 175.
Same to same. Richard Cook, tidesman and boatman at Lynn, to be placed on superannuated list.Letter Book XIX. p. 37.
April 30Treasury warrant. Peter Northover, tidesman, superior list, London, loco Robert Birkett, deceased; Esdras Foreman to succeed Northover in inferior list.Customs Book XIII. p. 190.
May 1Treasury warrant. Samuel Mott, weighing porter, London part, loco Thos. Millsom, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 190.
May 3Treasury orders. John Box to be Surveyor of House Duties, part of Sussex, loco John Box, his father, resigned; Edward Thomas, same for Glamorgan, loco Wm. Watkins, deceased.Register of Papers VI. p. 191; Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
May 4Treasury warrant to the constable of Flint Castle. Approving James Fowlks, of Merton, Flint, as his deputy for the office of Comptroller of the Records, Fees, Fines, and Amerciaments in Cheshire and Flint, and Rice Fowlks, of Vaenol, as same for the office of Comptroller of the Pleas and Amerciaments of North Wales and Carnarvon.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 352–353.
Royal warrant. Appointing Wm. Stewart, Paymaster of Pensions and Annuities loco Walter Chetwynd.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 203–204.
Royal sign manual to Attorney, General, &c., Richard Arundel, Surveyor of the King's private roads, &c.Ibid. p. 202.
Treasury Commission and dormant warrant. Edward Thomas, Receiver General of House Duties, Glamorgan county, loco Wm. Watkins, deceased.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
Treasury warrant. Nicholas Franklyn, waterman, London port, loco Richard Woodfall, superannuated.Customs Book XIII. p. 190.
Same. Wm. Shewen, junior, collector, Swansea port, loco Wm. Gwynn, deceased; Michael Coleworthy, waiter and searcher, Exeter port, loco John Carter, superannuated.Ibid, p. 189.
May 6Same. Josias Burd, tidesman and boatman, Exeter port, loco John Trenn, deceased.Ibid, p. 192.
Same. John Gould, tide surveyor at Deal, and Thos. Slayton, same at Margate, to exchange places.Ibid, p. 189.
May 7Royal sign manual to Attorney or Solicitor General. Thos. Williams, Chamberlain and Chancellor of the counties of Carmarthen, Pembroke, and Cardigan.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 206.
May 10Treasury warrant. Thos. Madockes, Joshua Odams, Joseph Collier, and James Collier, cashiers of the Bank of England, to be receivers of the 800,000l., part of the 1,200,000l. lottery contributions, anno 1731, as by the Act of last session.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 374–375.
May 13Same. John Wood, tidesman, Kirkcaldy, loco Jonathan Baillie, resigned.North Britain Book X. p. 105.
Same. Scudamore Lazenby, landwaiter, superior list, London port, loco James Warner, superseded.Customs Book XIII. p. 193.
May 15Royal letters patent appointing Richard Arundel keeper of the King's private roads, gates, and bridges, and conductor or guide to the royal person in all royal progresses, with the fees and allowances of 2s. per day, and 3s. 4d. per day for travelling charges.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 211–2.
Treasury warrant approving James St. John as deputy in North and South Carolina of Horace Walpole, Auditor and Surveyor General of His Majesty's revenues in America.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 377.
Same for Wm. Buckley as Deputy Auditor in the Leeward Island.Ibid.
May 18Treasury letters patent appointing Richard Hammond, Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer, loco Francis Cudworth Masham, deceased, with all the emoluments, &c. formerly enjoyed by John Sotherton, John Morley, James Stanley, Simon Harvey, Wm. Cholmley, Charles Whitaker, senior and junior, and the said Francis Cudworth Masham.Ibid, p. 384.
Treasury warrant. Charles Grey, extraordinary tidesman, London port, and John Houston, noon tender, ibid, to exchange places. Richard Wright, tidesman and boatman, Wells port, loco John Kay, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 194.
Same. Henry Catten, stamper, loco James Fryer, deceasedWarrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 389.
Same. Charles Campbell, surveyor and landwaiter, Wigtown, loco George Wemyss, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 107.
May 27Same. Henry Longford, watchman, London port, loco Henry Yardley, dismissed; Peter Painter, waiter and searcher, Chester port, loco John Painter, superseded. Customs Book XIII. p. 195.
Same. Wm. Newton, tidesman, Yarmouth port, loco Thos. Balls, deceased; George Gould, landwaiter, superior list, London port, loco Walter Kidley, superseded.Ibid, p. 104.
Order for letters patent appointing John Cornelius, customer of Ipswich port.Ibid, p. 195.
June 1Treasury warrant. John Baily to be Surveyor General in the precinct of Inverness, at 150l. per annum, loco Thomas Robertson, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. 111.
June 3Same. James Thompson, surveyor, Lancaster port, loco George Harrison, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 195.
Same. John Young, tidesman, Inverness, loco David Doig, dismissed; James Semple, James Arnot, and Pat Mathieson, tidesmen at Aberdeen, loco Wm. Chrystie, Thos. Adamson, and Wm. Miln, dismissed.North Britain Book X. p. 111.
June 15Same. John Smart, riding surveyor at Ingoldmells, Boston port, loco Thomas Fottil, deceased; James Pitt, viewer and examiner of tobacco inwards and outwards, London port, loco Thos. Evans, deceased; William Taylor, Collector of Customs, Padstow port, loco John Cooke, superseded; John Trick, waiter and searcher, ibid, loco John Vosper, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 197.
June 16J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners. Henry Price to be instructed as a landwaiter at Bristol.Ibid, p. 194.
Treasury warrant. George Dishington, tide surveyor, Borrow stounness, loco Mark Stark, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 112.
Same. John Daniel, tidesman and boatman, Bideford, loco Wm. Rosiere, superannuated.Customs Book XIII. p. 197.
June 21Letters patent in Latin, under the Privy Seal, appointing Thomas Williams Chamberlain and Chancellor of South Wales, and the parts and members thereof, viz. the counties of Carmarthen, Pembroke, and Cardigan, and the boroughs of Carmarthen and Haverford West, at a salary of 100l., and with all fees, &c. pertaining to the office before enjoyed by William Morgan, K.B.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 296–7.
June 22Commission under the Privy Seal appointing Col. Wm. Cosby, Captain General and Governor in Chief of Nevis, St. Christopher, Montserrat, Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, and all other the Caribbee Islands, with powers and authority detailed, in place of George Lord Forbes, appointed by letters patent of 31 December, 3 Geo. II.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 282–90
June 25Treasury warrant. Richard Kelsall, land surveyor, Liverpool port, loco John Digby, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 197.
June 29Same. Edward Berkeley, tide surveyor at Portsmouth, loco James Pitt, preferred; John Jones, tidesman, superior list, London, loco Michael Owen, dismissed; Charles Wiles to succeed Jones in the inferior list; John Legg, landwaiter, Liverpool port, loco Thos. Aglionby, resigned; John Hope, riding officer, Rochester port, loco Thos. Goble, junior, deceased; Wm. Kinnick, waterman, London port, loco John Clarke, superannuated.Ibid, pp. 197–204.
Royal sign manual for a Commission under the Privy Seal appointing Walter Chetwynd Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Barbados, with a salary of 2,000l. per annum out of the 4½ per cent. duty.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 254–5.
June 30Treasury warrant. Sanctioning appointment by the Customs Commissioners, Edinburgh, of James McGill and Edmund Forrester as surveyors of the two boats fitted out with 12 boatmen named.North Britain Book X. p. 131.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners. Wm. Nesbit to be instructed as a landwaiter, London port.Customs Book XIII. p. 194.
Treasury warrants. Hugh Hamilton, tidesman, Leith, loco James Locky and the person serving; Robert Halladay, tide surveyor, Fortrose and Cromarty, loco John Haldane, dismissed; John Stuart, land carriage waiter at the Gates of Edinburgh, loco Edmund Forrester, preferred; John Robinson, tidesman, Montrose, loco Rob. Scott, deceased; Rob. Middleton, collector, Inverness, loco James McIntosh, dismissed; David Brodie, comptroller, Inverness, loco Alexander Brodie, deceased; James Stewart, tidesman, Inverness, loco Dunlop, declined; Wm. Lindsay, land carriage waiter at the Gates of Edinburgh, loco George Geachine, dismissed; Alexander Keith, tidesman, Orkney, loco John Milne, deceased; Thos. Simpson, tidesman, Dumfries, loco James Johnston, deceased; Henry Dow, tidesman, Inverness, loco James McNeil, dismissed.North Britain Book X. pp. 114–6.
July 6Same. John Baker, riding officer, Sheppey Island, Rochester port, loco John Hope, superseded; Wm. Stow, same to guard the coast between the Spurn Head and Bridlington, loco Thos. Black, deceased; Timothy Fisher, same from Allonby to Skinburness, Whitehaven port, loco Joseph Milner, superannuated; Wm. Knot, first mate of the “Walker” sloop, customs service at Weymouth, loco John Binger, dismissed; John Stanley, tidesman, inferior list, London, and George Thompson, waiter and searcher at Boston, to exchange places; George Healey, landwaiter, Hull, loco John Boisse, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p 205.
July 7Same appointing Benjamin Coode, William Luke, and Christopher Wyvill (in place of Thomas Wyvill, deceased), Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers, Pedlare, and Petty Chapmen.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 400.
July 28Treasury Commission and dormant warrant. Henry Pujolas, Receiver General of House Duties, London and Westminster, loco Richard Colton, deceased.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
July 29Treasury warrant. Richard Stewart, waterman, London port, loco Thos. Gurnett, superannuated; Joseph Wadham, tidesman and boatman, Poole, loco Henry Smith, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 211.
Aug. 3Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners to accept smuggling composition from Burdon Crosby, master of the “Daniel and Thomas.”Customs Book XIII. p. 229.
Same. Harry Oxnard, watchman, Bristol, loco resigned.Ibid, p. 211.
Aug. 4Letters patent by the King to grant custody of Cranborne Chase and Lodge to Henrietta Maria Wither, spinster.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 264–5.
Aug. 9Treasury warrant. Thos. Howell, waterman, London port, loco Thos. Harlow, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 211.
Aug. 10Same. Thos. Munday, watchman, London port, loco Thos. Piggott, deceased; John Cathorne, boatman, Torcross, Dartmouth port, loco Peter Wheeler, deceased.Ibid.
Same. Charles Hamilton to be a riding officer under Wm. Hamilton, Surveyor General of Riding Officers for preventing importation of cattle and victual from Ireland into Scotland, and hindering smuggling on West and South Coasts of Scotland.North Britain Book X. p. 146–7
Aug. 11Treasury orders. Joshua Pembroke to be Receiver General of Taxes for Herts; John Newton of Tiverton, same for port of Devon.Register of Papers VI. p. 202; Affairs of Taxes III. p. 389.
Treasury warrant. John Wharry, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco Wm. Forbes, superannuated; Christopher Slade to succeed Wharry in the inferior list.Customs Book XIII. p. 211.
Aug. 17Same. Richard Hardy, waiter and searcher, Whitby port, loco Guy Browne, deceased; John Cockerill, to succeed Hardy, as riding officer at Hebburn Wyke.Ibid.
Same. James Liddall, landwaiter and searcher, Dundee, loco John Farquhar, deceased; Archd. Stewart, tidesman, Dumfries, fries, loco Robert Stewart, resigned.North Britain Book X. p. 147.
Aug. 20Same. Robert Skinner, tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Thos. West, dismissed.Customs Book XIII. p. 211.
Aug. 24Treasury Commission and dormant warrant. Robert Henning, Receiver General of House Duties, Dorset county, loco Wm. Turner, dismissed; Christopher Hill, same Somerset county, loco Robert Methwin, dismissed.Affairs of Taxes III. 326.
Treasury warrant. James Hunter, Commander of the “Princess Carolina” sloop, loco Robert Middleton, removed to be collector at Middleton.North Britain Book X. p. 150.
Same. Richard Williams, waiter and searcher at Tonkins Cove, Mullion, Penzance port, loco Robert Payne, dismissed.Customs Book XIII. p. 211.
Aug. 26Same. John Keene, deputy to Charles Keene, King's waiter, London port, loco Francis Jackson.Ibid, p. 232.
Aug. 27Same. James Goard, tidesman, Plymouth, loco John Goard, superannuated.Ibid, p. 218.
Aug. 31Same. Bartholomew Manning, weighing porter, London port, loco Wm. Manning, deceased; John Pitts, tidesman and boatman, Exeter port, loco Robert Sandem, deceased.Ibid, p. 232.
Sept. 15Same, John Custobadie to be distributor of Stamps in East and West Ridings of Yorkshire, loco Wm. Thompson deceased.Warrants not relating to money, XXIV. p. 413.
Same, George Phenney, Surveyor General of Customs in the southern part of the continent of America, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Bahamas, and Jamaica, loco Richard Fitzwilliams superseded.Customs Book, XIII. p. 233.
Same. Charles Mathews, weighing porter, Bristol port, loco David Watkins, deceased; Barth. Haddock, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco John Bell, deceased; John Chaffing to succeed Haddock in the inferior list, ibid; John Woodman, tide surveyor, Plymouth port, loco John Pike, killed by smugglers; Harry Hill to succeed Woodman as landwaiter; Henry Slingsby, viewer and examiner of tobacco inwards and outwards, London port, loco James Pitt superseded.Ibid, p. 232–233.
Sept. 21Treasury warrant. George Sykes, tidesman, Lancaster port, loco Wm. Withers, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 233.
Sept. 22Same. Richard Plumer, riding officer at Pevensey, Rye port, loco James Luckett, deceased.Ibid.
Sept. 28Order for letters patent to constitute Sir Edward Hill, King's waiter, London port, loco John Hippisley.Ibid, p. 234.
Letters patent by the Treasury constituting Richard Stear, King's waiter, Bristol port, loco John Williams, deceased.Ibid, p. 237.
Treasury warrant. John Hippisley, land surveyor, London port, loco Henry Haggard, deceased.Ibid, p. 233.
Sept. 29Same. Wm. Irwin, Comptroller Shetland, loco Francis Wilson, deceased; Arthur Starks, commander of “Princess Carolina” sloop, loco Robert Middleton removed,; Duncan Dawes, mate of same, loco Starks; Alexander Ferguson, a boatman in the Firth, loco James Welsh, resigned.North Britain Book, X. p. 158.
Sept. 30Same. Robert Hewetson, riding officer, Millom, Whitehaven port, loco Christopher Craven, superseded; Valentine Fowler, surveyor at Cayton and Osgodby, Scarborough port, loco Wm. Fowler, deceased; Mathew Fowler to succeed Valentine Fowler as riding officer, ibid.Customs Book XIII. p. 233.
Oct. 1Same. Paul Mombray, land carriage man, London port, loco Edmund Wallington, deceased.Ibid.
Oct. 5Same. Wm. Allen, boatman at Alloa, loco Wm. Taylor, dismissed; Robert Stewart, tidesman, Campbeltown, loco John Campbell, resigned.North Britain Book X. p. 158.
Oct. 6Order for letters patent to constitute Sir Wm. Williamson and Thomas Stowe, as customers, Newcastle port.Customs Book XIII. p. 240.
Treasury warrant. Gideon Farman, waiter and searcher at Blackwall, loco Edward Worthey, deceased; Jacob Relph, boatman, Gloucester port, loco Samuel Heath, superseded; Henry Young, tidesman and boatman, Weymouth, loco Richard Taunton, deceased; Joshua Winterfold, watchman, London port, loco John Allison, resigned; Peter Nicholas, waiter and searcher at Mostyn and Flint, loco Arthur Russell, superseded; Thos. Thatcher, tidesman, superior list, London port, loco Christopher Harrison, deceased; Samuel Elliot to succeed Harrison in the inferior list, ibid.Ibid.
Oct. 7Same. John Steele, tidesman and boatman at Whitehaven, loco Thomas Lamb, superseded.Ibid, p. 243.
Oct. 12Treasury commission and dormant warrant. Wm. Walby, Receiver General of House Duty, York county, loco Richard Denton, deceased.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
Treasury warrant. Henry Clumpha, tidesman at Borrowstounness, loco Walter Simpson, dismissed; Robert Ross, land surveyor, Irvine, loco James Crawford, dismissed; John Troup and James Lindsay, tidesmen, Borrowstounness, loco James Grieve and Allan Robertson, dismissed; David Fletcher, landwaiter and searcher, Irvine, loco Alexander Kennedy, dismissed; David Ross, tide surveyor, Dundee, loco David Fletcher.North Britain Book X. p. 158.
Copy of letters patent by the King, appointing Gilbert Fleming, commissioner for the sale of the unsold French part of St. Christopher, in voidance of the previous commission of 1 May, 1 Geo. II. to Thos. Earl of Londonderry, Wm. Mathew, Gilbert Fleming, and Edward Mann. 4 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVII. No. 15; King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 302–5.
Oct. 20Treasury warrant. Philip Payn to be register of certificates in Jersey in the port of Southampton, loco George de la Bere, deceased.Customs Book XIII. p. 253.
Oct. 22Letters patent, appointing Charles Lee, Master of the Revels -Kings Warrant Book XXX. p. 345.
Oct. 26Treasury warrant. John Thurston, deputy to Richard Stear, King's waiter, Bristol port.Customs Book XIII. p. 253.
Oct 29Same. Robert Johnson, riding officer at Shoreham, loco Samuel Wilkinson superseded; Wm. Saunders, boatman, Chester port, loco Thos. Ridley, deceased; Jeremiah Sellers, boatman at Mostyn and Flint, loco Wm. Saunders.Ibid.
Nov. 30Same. Richard Parminter, waiter and searcher, Barnstaple port, loco Richard Smith, deceased; Thos. Williams, assistant searcher for salt and fishery, Gweek port, loco John Senhouse, deceased; Bendall Martyn, deputy to Sir Edward Hill, a King's waiter, London port.Ibid, p. 254.
Dec. 2Same. James Gregory, surveyor and land waiter, Perth, loco John Robertson preferred; James Smith and John Clerk, tidesmen, Dumfries, loco Wm. Edwards and Thos. Bain, dismissed; Robert Haliday, comptroller, Dunbar, loco Rob. Douglas, deceased; John Bethune, collector, Perth, loco Thos. McCulloch, deceased; John Roberthon, comptroller, ibid, loco John Bethune.North Britain Book X. p. 182.
Same. Wm. Joy to be Surveyor of House Duties, Durham, loco George Edwards, dismissed; John Philips and Rich. Lloyd, same for South Wales, loco Mr. Meredith, deceased.Register of Papers VI. p. 206.
Same. Robert Hinton, tidesman, superior list, Bristol port, loco John Strong, deceased; Richard Lucas to succeed Hinton in inferior list, ibid.Customs Book XIII. p. 254.
Dec. 3Treasury commission and dormant warrant. Wm. Joy, Receiver General of House Duties, Durham county, loco George Edwards, dismissed.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
Treasury warrant. Rich. Richards, tidesman, Chester port, loco Wm. Crue, superannuated.Customs Book XIII. p. 254.
Dec. 7Treasury letters patent appointing Christopher Rhodes, Robert Manning, Thomas Baynton, Mark Frecker, Richard Hammond, Edward St. Hill, Matthew Kenrick, and Mallory Peirson, Esqrs., managers for taking in and exchanging lottery tickets on the 1731 lottery for 1,200,000l. for certificates in lieu of same.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 416–7.
Treasury warrant. Robert Stokes, deputy of Arundell to the Patent Comptroller of Chichester, at 20l. per annum; Thos. Glover, tidesman, Deal port, loco Roger Nevenson, quitted; Thos. Nowell, tidesman and boatman, Starcross, loco Edward Tuke, dismissed; John Jeffery, tidesman and boatman at Topsham, Exeter port, loco Thos. Nowell.Customs Book XIII. p. 254.
Dec. 8Treasury commission and dormant warrant. Richard Griffith, Receiver General of House Duty, Middlesex County, loco Abraham Hixon, deceased.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 326.
Treasury warrant. Christopher Henderson, waiter and searcher, Carlisle port, loco Joseph Matthews, dismissed; John Chandley, boatman, Chester port, loco Hugh Bulkley, resigned; Henry Pulleine, tidesman, superior list, London, loco Anthony Seymour; John Nalton to succeed Pulleine in the inferior list, ibid; John Tomkins, tide surveyor, Liverpool, loco Wm. Winter, deceased; Peter Mason to succeed Tomkins as landwaiter, ibid; John Gwyther, waiter, tidesman and boatman at Tenby, Milford port, loco Owen Jenkin, superannuated; John Fenwick, boatman at Howdon Pans, Newcastle port, loco Hugh Park; John Daw, tidesman, superior list, London, loco Joseph Barber, deceased; George Brinklaw to succeed Daw in inferior list, ibid.Customs Book XIII. p. 255.
Dec. 14Same. Gamaliel Hughes, waiter and searcher, Swansea, loco Evan Evans, deceased; Nicholas Marshall, preventive officer at Bottreaux Castle, Padstow port, loco Josias Fuge, resigned; Wm. Everitt, riding surveyor for coast of Norfolk between Yarmouth and Cley, loco Thos. Foulke, deceased.Ibid. p. 255–6.
Same. Walter Stewart, waiter and searcher in Island of St. Christopher, loco Robert Webb, deceased.Ibid, p. 255.
Dec. 21Treasury warrant. Robert Forster, an inspector of the river, London port, loco John Brian, resigned; Wm. Owen, collector at Bath town in North Carolina, loco Isaac Alliwell, dismissed.Customs Book XIII. p. 256.
Dec. 22Royal sign manual for letters patent to pass the seal of Scotland, per saltum without passing any other seal or register, to appoint James Bruce, Esq., Master and Worker of the Mint at Edinburgh, during pleasure, loco John Montgomerie, Esq. of Giffen, deceased.North Britain Book X. p. 184.
Treasury warrant. Jas. Gabriel, surveyor, waiter, and searcher, Chepstow, loco Stephen Harvey, superannuated; Thos. Cook, tidesman and boatman, Harwich port, loco James Chapman, dismissed.Customs Book XIII. p. 256.
Dec. 29Same. Anthony Sampson, weighing porter, London port, loco George Locksmith, deceased; Edward Lloyd, tidesman, inferior list, London, loco Joseph Saville, deceased; Benj. Hill, same, loco Wm. Hayward, deceased.Ibid.
Same. Charles Neilson, land waiter and searcher, Inverness, loco Wm. Ogilvie; Wm. Ogilvie, tide surveyor at Cromarty, loco Robert Haliday; Wm. Spark, tidesman, Dumfries, loco John Shand, dismissed; Adam Colquhoun and Wm. Shephard, tidesmen at Anstruther, loco James Unthank and Thos. Grierson, dismissed; David Johnston, tidesman, Dumfries, loco Adam Colquhoun.North Britain Book X. p. 184.
1730–1.
Feb. 2
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners. Robert Buck to be instructed at the waterside Wells port.Customs Book XIII. p. 141.
1731.
Sept. 21
Treasury warrant. Joshua Pembroke of St. Albans, Receiver General of Land Tax, 1731, co. Herts.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 368.