Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837. Originally published by University of London, London, 2006.
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Necessary Woman to the Household or Board of Greencloth
The necessary woman to the household was appointed by the clerks of the green cloth in rotation. Her salary fell from £115 to £50 5s per annum in 1829. The necessary woman to the lord steward's apartments was paid £10 per annum. (fn. 1)
In addition, a woman who cleaned the Household offices and carried away soil made £49 12s 6d per annum. (fn. 2)
Necessary Woman to the Household
(from 1742 to the Board of Greencloth) 1674–1685; 1727–?
|1674||4 May||Dodd, A.|
|1677 c.||15 Mar.||Simmons, J.|
|1727||1 July||Rowman, J.|
|1742||1 Apr.||Fox, E.|
|1779||23 Nov.||Spencer, A.|
|1802||26 May||Mackay, A.|