Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837. Originally published by University of London, London, 2006.
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The chemist and chemical physician were appointed by the lord chamberlain. Under Charles II the chemical physician made £20 per annum while the apothecary and operator in chemistry made £131 17 s. (fn. 1) Under Charles II and again under George I the chemist received £100 per annum at the office of the treasurer of the chamber. By that of George III, his remuneration had fallen to £45 14s 0 3/4d. The position was abolished in 1782 (fn. 2) and revived (?without regular payment) in 1820.
Chemist 1674–1685; 1690; 1723–1782; 1820–1837
Chemist 'in ord. without fee' 1667–?
|1667||11 July||Choke, J.|
|1667||23 July||Jones, W.|
|1667||1 Aug.||Acton, G.|
|1667||1 Oct.||Savage, W.|
|1667||6 Dec.||Bruser, A.|
|1669||16 Dec.||Morden, W.|
|1670||10 Feb.||Nodicanacer, C.|
|1670||10 Nov.||Colley, A.|
|1682||17 Jan.||Pattison, E.|
|1683||21 Nov.||Russell, W.|