Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4, Admiralty Officials 1660-1870. Originally published by University of London, London, 1975.
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Junior Clerks 1800-16
This grade was created in 1800 when it was provided that there should be ten Junior Clerks. (fn. 1) The number was increased to eleven in 1809 when the office of Junior Clerk in the Marine Department was fully incorporated into the ordinary establishment. (fn. 2) There was a further increase to twelve in 1811. (fn. 3) The grade was abolished in 1816. (fn. 4)
In 1800 the salary of the first Junior Clerk was fixed at £250, the salaries of the next two at £200, those of the next three at £175 and those of the remaining four at £150. (fn. 5) In 1807 new salary arrangements were introduced as follows: for under five years' service £150, for five to seven years' service £200, for seven to ten years' service £280, for ten to fifteen years' service £380 and for fifteen years' service or longer £400. These sums were increased to £190, £240, £320, £420 and £450 respectively in time of war. (fn. 6) In 1815 the war salaries were made permanent. (fn. 7)