Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7, Navy Board Officials 1660-1832. Originally published by University of London, London, 1978.
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Extra Assistant Civil Architect and Engineer 1808-12
On the incorporation of the Naval Works Department with the Navy Board in 1808, Peake, the Secretary of that Department, was given the title of Extra Assistant to the Civil Architect and Engineer and a salary of £300 until an opportunity of providing for him in a manner suited to his abilities should arise. (fn. 1) The office was discontinued in 1812 on the abolition of the office of Civil Architect. (fn. 1)