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Papers on computers' resignations, 1881 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/138

Scope and Contents

(1) Papers relating to the resignations of computers, 1892-1910, including testimonials

Two typed and two written sheets of contents.

Handwritten 'Summary of justifications for applying for Testimonial' by Miss A. Everett, 1892.

Handwritten testimonial for Miss Everett by W.H.M. Christie, 1892.

Testimonial and letter regarding A.P. Miskin, 1893.

Letter and doctor's certificate regarding Mr Allworth and a letter from W. Ellis terminating his employment, 1893.

Letter and testimonial regarding E.W. Wenborn, 1893.

Letter from A.E. Gleave requesting notice that he be excused, 1894.

Letter and testimonial relating to G. Allworth joining Greenwich Union, 1894.

Letter and testimonial relating to S.S. Gillingham joining the Royal Navy, 1894.

Letter from H.C. Brush and Co. relating to G. Allworth, with a testimonial, 1894.

Letter from O.J. Tuck regarding an appointment at Liverpool, 1894.

Letters and testimonial relating to G. Allworth joining the London School Board, 1894.

Testimonial for H.J. MacManus, 1894.

Testimonial for W. Bowyer, 1894.

Letter and testimonial for A. Graham-Bell regarding his joining the Civil Service, 1894.

Letters and testimonials from the Admiralty relating to J. Power, 1894.

Testimonial for F. Latchford regarding his joining the Singer Company, 1895.

Letters and testimonials relating to Miss A. Everett, 1895.

Letter and testimonial relating to C. Davidson joining the Civil Service, 1895.

Letter from H. Turner regarding his resignation due to ill health, 1895.

Letter and testimonial for C. Martin regarding his joining the Dunsink Observatory, 1895.

Letter of resignation from A. Russell, 1895.

Letter of resignation from H.J. MacManus, 1895.

Letter of resignation from F. Claxton, 1895.

Letter and doctor's certificate relating to A. Walter, 1895.

Testimonial relating to H. MacManus joining the Provident Benefit Society, 1896.

Letter and testimonial relating to G.J. John joining the London Banking Association, 1896.

Testimonial relating to A. Walter joining the Royal Alfred Observatory, Mauritius, 1897.

Letters and testimonial relating to Miss Maunder joining Girton College, Cambridge, 1897.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.L. Appleyard joining the Church, Army, Armour and Co. and E. and T. Pink, 1897.

Letter and testimonial relating to P.D. Beadle joining a firm of chartered accountants, 1899.

Testimonial for C.F. Turner, 1899.

Letter and testimonial relating to T.P. Marchant joining T.S. Conway at Liverpool, 1899.

Letter of resignation from E. Shells, 1899.

Letter of resignation from C. Davies, 1899.

Letter from J.A. Webb relating to an appointment at the War Office, 1900.

Testimonial for C.W. Jefferies, 1900.

Testimonial for A.J. Wilkins, 1900.

Letter of resignation from C. Leary, 1900.

Letter and testimonial relating to C.W. Jefferies joining a firm of chartered accountants, 1900.

Letter and testimonial relating to C. Ralph joining the Civil Service, 1900.

Letter and testimonial relating to G.E. Baker joining the New Zealand Bank, 1907.

Testimonial for T.E. Wheate, 1907.

Testimonial for A. Daniels, 1907.

Letter of resignation and postponement from A.L. James, 1907.

Letter of resignation from H.G.S. Barrett, 1907.

Letter and testimonial relating to S. Barrett joining the Civil Service, his subsequent resignation and his replacement by A. Daniels, 1907.

Letter and testimonial relating to W.H. Hoare joining the Inland Revenue, 1907.

Letter and testimonial relating to E. Shells, 1907.

Letter of resignation from H. Quatermain, 1907.

Letter from the Estate Office relating to G. Giraud giving a tenancy, 1907.

Letter and testimonial relating to G. Cody, 1907.

Letter of resignation from R. Fowler, 1907.

Letter of resignation from W.C. Parkinson, 1908.

Testimonial for S.G. Daniels, 1908.

Letter and testimonial relating to B.D. Evans, 1908.

Letter and testimonial relating A.F. Dauney taking up theological studies, 1907.

Letter and testimonial relating to G. Cody, 1908.

Letter and testimonial relating to J. Jennys joining the Post Office, 1908.

Request from the Colonial Office for a testimonial for H.B. Banks, 1909.

Letter from J.W. Hicks requesting a testimonial, 1909.

Testimonial for J.W. Hicks, 1909.

Letter from A.E. Higgett requesting a testimonial, 1909.

Letter from P.D. Beadle requesting a testimonial, 1909.

Letter from Hapgoods regarding a testimonial for W.C. Parkinson, 1909.

Letter and testimonial relating to A. Whitney, 1910.

Letter and testimonial relating to C.F. Lait joining the Board of Guardians, 1910.

Letter of resignation from A.H. Whitney, 1910.

Testimonial for T.E. Wheate, 1910.

Testimonial for L.G. Kemp, 1910.

Testimonial for A. Lynne, 1910.

Testimonial for S.G. Daniels, 1910.

Letter of resignation from T.E. Wheate, 1910.

Letter of resignation from G. Cody, 1910.

Letter of resignation and testimonial relating to H.B. Oake, 1910.

Letter from S.G. Daniels asking for an extension of employment, which was granted, 1910.

Letter of resignation from S.G. Daniels, 1910.

Letters and testimonial relating to A.E. Richards joining London County Council, 1910.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.H. Smith joining the Gas Company, 1910.

Letters and testimonials relating to A. Rotherham joining the Civil Service, 1910.

Letter and testimonials relating to L. Kemp joining the Western Electric Co., 1910.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.E. Loomes joining the Western Electric Co., 1910.

Letter of resignation from A. Rotherham, 1910.

Letter and testimonial relating to A. Wheate, 1910.

(2) Testimonials for computers, 1881-1892

Letter and testimonial relating to J.A. Greengrass, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.J. James, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to G. Stafford, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to W. Hays, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to W.J. Saunders, 1881.

Letters and testimonials relating to T.M. Plunkett joining the Civil Service, 1881.

Testimonial for W.A. Prince of the London and County Bank, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to E. Jeffery joining the Civil Service, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to J. Power, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.W.H. Pead, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.T. James, 1881.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.T. James, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to J. Power, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.J. Wood, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to W.J. Saunders joining the Civil Service, 1882.

Letter from the Prison Department requesting a testimonial for H.T. James, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.A.J. Pead joining the London and County Bank, 1882.

Testimonial for J.W.H. Pead, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to M.W.L. Hugo joining the Prison Department, 1882.

Letter and testimonial relating to J. Knowles joining the Civil Service, 1883.

Letter and testimonial relating to H. James joining the Business Directory Office, 1883.

Letter and testimonial relating to W.J. Saunders joining the Civil Service, 1883.

Letter and testimonial relating to F. Finch joining the Civil Service, 1883.

Unaddressed, written testimonial for H. James, 1883.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.R. Toms joining the Kinetic Engineering Co., 1883.

Letter and testimonial for J.H. Gooding, 1884.

Letter from and testimonial for F. Wilkins, 1885.

Two testimonials for B. Bennett, 1885.

Letter and testimonials relating to W. Hugo joining Kew Observatory as an assistant, 1885.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.F. Hawton joining the Civil Service, 1885.

Letter from J.H. Gooding, H.M. Prison Mutley, and a testimonial, 1886.

Letter and testimonial relating to S. Phillips joining the Civil Service, 1886.

Letter and testimonial relating to J. Greengrass joining the Greenwich Rate Department, 1886.

Letter and reply to J.H. Gooding requesting a copy testimonial, 1886.

Letter and testimonial for H.J. Willoughby, 1887.

Letter and testimonial relating to F.C. Barrow joining the City Bank, 1888.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.A. Wise joining the London and County Bank, 1888.

Letter and testimonial from the Bankers Guarantee Trust Fund relating to F.C. Barrow, 1888.

Letter and testimonial relating to T. Fisher joining the Metropolitan Board of Works, 1888.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.E. Pilkington joining the Bank of England, 1888.

Unaddressed testimonial for F.H. Letchford, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.A.J. Pead joining the Church, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.A.J. Pead joining Yarrow and Co, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.E. Pilkington joining the London Electricity Supply Co., 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to B. Bennett joining a school in Torquay, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to S. Dolman, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to F.C. Robinson, 1889.

Unaddressed testimonial for F.H.W. Hope, 1889.

Letter and testimonial relating to J.H. Gooding joining the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, 1890.

Testimonial for R. Woodgate, 1890.

Unaddressed testimonial for A. Cochrane, 1890.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.E. Pilkington and his tenancy of a residential property, 1890.

Letter of recommendation to the Indian Office for J. Power to conduct research, 1890.

Two unaddressed testimonials for J. Power, 1890.

Letter and testimonial relating to W. Russell joining Queen Anne's Bounty, 1891.

Unaddressed testimonial for E. Finch, 1891.

Letter and testimonial relating to R.B. Tweed joining the London and County Bank, 1891.

Letter and testimonial relating to H.H. Turner, 1892.

Letter and testimonial relating to A.P. Miskin joining the Civil Service, 1892.

(3) Papers relating to the resignations of computers, 1881-1906, including testimonials

Letter of resignation from T. Plunknett, 1881.

Letter from E. Jeffery stating that he has passed the Civil Service examination for a clerkship, 1881.

Letter of resignation from E. Jeffery, 1881.

Letter to E. Jeffery requesting the return of keys, 1881.

Letter of resignation from J.J. Hood, 1882.

Letter of resignation from H. Arnold, 1882.

Letter of resignation from J. Knowles, 1883.

Further letter from J. Knowles, 1883.

Letter of resignation from J.W.H. Pead, 1883.

Letter of resignation from W. Saunders, 1883.

Letter of resignation from W.H. Cox, 1883.

Letters of resignation from J.H. Gooding, 1884.

Letters of resignation from Grainger, 1884.

Letters of resignation from F. Wilkins, 1884.

Letter of resignation from J.F. Hawton expressed in strong terms, 1885.

Letter of resignation from S. Phillips, 1885.

Letter of resignation from F.C. Barrow, June 1888.

Letter of resignation from H.A. Wise, February 1889.

Letter of resignation from F. Hope, February 1890.

Letter of resignation from S. Temple, November 1890.

Letter of resignation from E. Finch, September 1891.

Letter of resignation from R. Tweed, January 1892.

Letter of resignation from E. McClellan, August 1892.

Testimonial for P. Showell, 1901.

Testimonial for E. Cotton, 1901.

Letter of resignation and testimonial relating to T.H. Clarke joining the Civil Service, 1901.

Letter of resignation and testimonial relating to W.H. Hoar joining the Civil Service, 1901.

Testimonial for C.A.F. Davies relating to his joining the Civil Service, 1901.

Testimonial for W.M. Mitchell relating to his joining the permanent staff, 1901.

Testimonial and letter of resignation relating to A.J. Oakley, 1901.

Testimonial for A.L. Wood regarding his joining the cadet ship 'Conway', 1901.

Testimonial for W. Stevens, 1901.

Testimonial and letter of resignation relating to A. Coulson, 1901.

Testimonial for W.A. Gummer, 1902.

Testimonial for W.H. Brookes, 1902.

Testimonial for A.E. Showell, 1902.

Letter of resignation from P.G. Showell, 1902.

Letter of resignation from W. Bartlett, 1902.

Letter and testimonial relating to W. Shiles joining the Civil Service, 1902.

Letter of thanks from J. Perry for sympathy expressed, 1902.

Letters and testimonial relating to W.H. Brookes joining the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, 1902-1903.

Testimonial relating to P.J. Melotte joining as an established computer, 1902.

Letter of resignation from H.B. Adams, 1902.

Request for a testimonial from H.B. Adams, 1902.

Request for a testimonial from H.B. Adams, 1903.

Testimonial for T.G. Staples, 1903.

Testimonial for A.W. Coulson, 1903.

Testimonial for C.W. Jefferies relating to his joining the Cape of Good Hope Observatory, 1903.

Letter from Slaughter and May requesting a testimonial for T.G. Staples, 1904.

Testimonial for T.G. Staples, 1904.

Letter of resignation from G. Giraud relating to his going to Cambridge, 1904.

Letter of resignation from J.W. Hicks, 1905.

Testimonial for A. Daniels, 1905.

Testimonial for W.C. Parkinson, 1905.

Request for a testimonial from A. Higgitt, 1905.

Testimonial for H B Adams, 1905.

Testimonial for T.G. Staples, 1905.

Letter and testimonial relating to S. Bartlett, 1905.

Testimonial for Mr James, 1905.

Testimonial for R. Fowler, 1905.

Testimonial for R. Kearney, 1905.

Letter of resignation from H.W. Moore, 1906.

Testimonial for A. Lynne, 1906.

Testimonial for H. Giraud, 1906.

Letters and testimonial relating to A.E. Showell joining the Ordnance Depot at Woolwich, 1906.

Testimonial for A.M. Coulson, 1906.

Testimonial for W.C. Parkinson, 1906.

Letter from T.G. Staples requesting a testimonial and the resulting testimonial, 1906.

Letter of resignation from S. Bartlett, 1906.











































































































































































































































































































































































































































Dates

  • 1881 - 1910

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M8

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:44:08+00:00

Includes index.

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