Robilliard, Nicholas, fl1821 (Surveyor for the acts of navigation)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Committee papers, relating chiefly to the measurement of ships' tonnage, and reports by the Astronomer Royal.
Includes correspondence relating to the setting up of the Tonnage Committee to discuss the most effective way of measuring a ship's tonnage, and calculations showing the measurement of tonnage of various ships.
The minutes include reference to James Inman's method of ascertaining tonnage and Nicholas Robilliard's measurements of ships for the Board.