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Correspondence on staff changes, 1879 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/11

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the appointments and departures of gate porters, watchmen and other staff:

H. Liffen, labourer, dismissed, 1879.

A. Currey, labourer, appointed, 1879.

G. Smith, gardener, appointed, 1883.

W. Freeman, watchman, resigned, 1884.

J. Durrant, watchman, appointed, 1884.

G. Smith, gardener, resigned, 1885.

J. Carter, gardener, appointed, 1885.

J. Rainbow, gate porter, 1887.

W. McManus, gate porter, appointed, 1887.

Mrs Green, charwoman, appointed, 1887.

G.E. Nibblet, mechanic, appointed, 1887.

W. Woodman, assistant mechanic, appointed, 1892.

T. Minifee, watchman, appointed, 1892.

J. Sullivan, messenger, appointed, 1892.

W. Newby, attendant at Deal Time Ball, retired with a gratuity, 1898.

J.G. Hayward, attendant at Deal Time Ball, appointed, 1898.

W. Sullivan, messenger, appointed, 1898.

J. Sullivan, messenger, retired, 1898.

T. Cross, joiner, died, 1898.

J. Porteous, joiner, appointed, 1898.

F. Barnard, joiner, resigned, 1898.

W. Fassett, joiner, appointed, 1898.

F. Barnard, messenger, appointed, 1898.

Mrs Cross, charwoman, dismissed, 1898.

Mrs Sullivan, charwoman, appointed, 1898.

W. Sullivan, messenger, died, 1899.

J.H. Harding, messenger, appointed, 1899.

Mrs Packham, charwoman, appointed, 1899.

F. Barnard, messenger, appointed labourer, 1899.

C. Symms, messenger, appointed, 1899.

Mrs Chochrane, charwoman, appointed, 1899.

W. Fassett, joiner, dismissed, 1902.

C. Hole, joiner, appointed, 1902.

J. Simmons, foreman of works, resigned and applied for a gratuity, 1902.

A.H. Lifton, foreman of works, appointed, 1903.

J.H. Harding, messenger, resigned, 1903.

J.E. Dix, messenger, appointed, 1903.

W. Bischlager, boy mechanic, appointed, 1903.

W. McManus, gate porter, resigned and applied for a gratuity, which was granted, 1903.

Correspondence between the Astronomer Royal and the Admiralty on the proposed increase in the wages of gate porters and messengers, which was approved, 1903.

C.J. Symms, messenger, appointed gate porter, 1903.

J. Vickery, messenger, appointed, 1903.

J.G. Hayward, attendant at Deal Time Ball, died, 1904.

Correspondence with Mr P. Hayward, 1904.

J. Jermyn, attendant at Deal Time Ball, appointed, 1904.

Thomas Minifee, nightwatchman, resigned and applied for a gratuity, 1908.

F. Barnard, labourer, appointed nightwatchman, 1908.

J.E. Dix, messenger, resigned following misconduct, 1908.

A. Holbrook, messenger, appointed, 1908.

W.B. Breezer, labourer, dismissed, 1908.

W.B. Fisher, labourer, appointed, 1908.

C. Hayes, labourer, resigned, 1910.

W. Bischlager, boy mechanic, resigned, 1912.

G. Hogben, boy mechanic, appointed, 1912.

F. Barnard, nightwatchman, retired and awarded a gratuity, 1912.

D. Weston, nightwatchman, appointed, 1912.

C.J. Symms, gate porter, retired, 1912.

A. Holbrook, messenger, appointed gate porter, 1912.

D. Weston, nightwatchman, appointed messenger, 1912.

D.R. Weston, nightwatchman, appointed, 1912.


  • 1879 - 1912

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:39:31+00:00

Includes index.


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