Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7, Navy Board Officials 1660-1832. Originally published by University of London, London, 1978.
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Mechanist under Civil Architect and Engineer 1808-12
On the incorporation of the Naval Works Department with the Navy Board in 1808, Goodrick, the Mechanist from that Department, was given the title of Mechanist under the Civil Architect and Engineer. (fn. 1) The change in title was effected by Admiralty warrant, and a salary of £400 was attached to the office. (fn. 2) The office was discontinued in 1812 on the abolition of the office of Civil Architect, when it was provided that Goodrick should have preference over others of his profession whenever his services were wanted. (fn. 3)