Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837. Originally published by University of London, London, 2006.
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Keeper of the Instruments 1668–1782; 1823–?1837
Originally known as the keeper of the lutes and viols, the keeper of the instruments was appointed by the lord chamberlain and received £40 per annum in the eighteenth century. (fn. 1) Earlier, as the keeper of the lutes and viols, he made 12 pence per diem. (fn. 2)
Keeper of the Lutes and Viols 1662–1681
Keeper of the Instruments 1681–1782
|1681||26 Jan.||Robinson, R.|
|1685||31 Aug.||Brockwell, H.|
|1687||17 Oct.||Lewis, R.|
|1689||22 Mar.||Medlicott, R.|
|1689||9 Aug.||Mosely, J.|
|1707||2 Oct.||Brown, W.|
|1725||14 July||Norton, W.|
|1754||12 Aug.||Dawson, R.|
|1768||8 Nov.||Mouchet, H. A.|
Keeper of the Instruments at Brighton 1823–?1837
Dancing Master 1665–?
Vocal performer in Extraordinary c. 1765–1782
The vocal performer in extraordinary was paid £100. (fn. 3)