BHO

The artistic establishment: Keepers of the Instruments and Dancing Masters

Pages 199-200

Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837. Originally published by University of London, London, 2006.

This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.

Citation:

In this section

Keeper of the Instruments 16681782; 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 16621681

1662 20 June Hudson, R.
1668 8 May Brockwell, H.

Keeper of the Instruments 16811782

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

1823 6 Jan. Anderson, G.

Dancing Master 1665?

1665 19 Apr. Gohory, J.
1681 28 Sept. Thorpe, F.

Vocal performer in Extraordinary c. 17651782

The vocal performer in extraordinary was paid 100. (fn. 3)

By 1765 Beard, J.

Footnotes

  • 1. LC 3/3, f. 24; LC 3/9, p. 17.
  • 2. RECM I, 84 citing LC 5/139, p. 291.
  • 3. CCR [1765], p. 78.