Household of Princess Caroline 1714-27

List of Appointments

Chamberlain

Salary £1200 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12).

 

1714 Bridgwater, Scroop (Egerton) 4th Earl of
App. 30 Sept. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 9).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12).
Res. 22 Feb. 1717 (ibid. (1717), ii, 12).

 

1717 Grantham, Henry (d'Auverquerque) 1st Earl of
Pd. from 19 Feb. 1717 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12).
App. c. 26 Feb. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 12).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

Vice Chamberlain

Salary £300 in 1717 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12); £500 in 1723 and 1727.

 

 

1715 Pulteney, Thomas
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

 

By 1718 Selwyn, -
Occ. 30 Oct. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 40).

 

By 1723 Fountaine, Sir Andrew, Kt.
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

Groom of Stole

 

1714 St. Albans, Diana Duchess of (Dowager 10 May 1726)
App. 8 Nov. 1714 (Diary of Mary Countess Cowper 1714-1720 (1864), p. 13; HRC (1714-16), i, 19).
WS as Groom of Stole (£800) and Mistress of Robes (£400) 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).
Occ. as First Lady of Bedchamber 28 Nov. 1717 (ibid. (1717), ii, 46).
Res. Dec. 1717 (HMC Portland, v, 543-4; Hervey Mems, ed. Sedgwick, iii, 846).

Mistress of Robes

Salary £400 [plus £500 as Lady of Bedchamber].

 

 

By 1723 Dorset, Elizabeth Duchess of
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

Ladies of Bedchamber

In 1727 six with salaries of £500.

 

 

1714 Dorset, Elizabeth Countess of (Duchess 17 June 1720)
App. 30 Sept. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 9), c. 16 Oct. 1714 (ibid. 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

 

1714 Berkeley, Louisa Countess of
App. 30 Sept. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 9), c. 26 Oct. 1714 (ibid. 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
D. in office 15 Jan. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 9).

 

1714 St. Albans, Diana Duchess of
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
Occ. 28 Nov. 1717 (ibid. (1717), ii, 46)]

 

1714 Bolton, Henrietta Duchess of (Dowager 21 Jan. 1720)
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

 

1714 Montagu, Mary Duchess of
App. c. 16 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
Res. c. 1 Mar. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 13).

 

1714 Cowper, Mary Lady (Countess 20 Mar. 1718)
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16),i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
D. in office 5 Feb. 1724 (ibid. (1724), ix, 10).

 

1714 Shrewsbury, Adelaide Duchess of
App. 8 Nov. 1714 (Cowper Diary, p. 13).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).
D. in office 19 June 1726 (HRC (1726), xi, 27).

 

1717 Hinchingbrooke, Elizabeth Viscountess
App. c. 30 Jan. 1717 v. Berkeley (HRC (1717), ii, 9; Stowe MS 564 f. 12v).

 

1718 Pembroke, Barbara Countess of
App. 21 Mar. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 14).
D. in office 1 Aug. 1722 (ibid. (1722), vii, 42).

 

1718 Grantham, Henrietta Countess of
App. 21 Mar. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 14).
D. in office 11 Oct. 1724 (ibid. (1725), x, 6).

 

1718 Bristol, Elizabeth Countess of
App. 21 Mar. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 14).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

 

1718 Delorain, Anne Countess of
App. 21 Mar. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 14).
[D. 22 Oct. 1720].

 

1722 Essex, Jane Countess of
App. 11 Sept. 1722 v. Pembroke (HRC (1722), vii, 42). D. in office by 3 Jan. 1724 (ibid. (1724), ix, 5, 7).

 

1724 Hertford, Frances Countess of
App. 20 Jan. 1724 v. Essex (HRC (1724), ix, 7).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

 

1724 Richmond, Sarah Duchess of
App. 17 App. 17 Feb. 1724 v. Cowper (HRC (1724), ix, 11).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

 

1725 Albemarle, Anne Countess of
App. 11 Jan. 1725 v. Grantham (HRC (1725), x, 6).
'Declared' 30 Sept. 1726 (ibid. (1726), xi, 38).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

 

1726 St. Albans, Dowager Duchess of
App. 8 July 1726 v. Shrewsbury (HRC (1726), xi, 28).

 

By 1727 Pomfret, Henrietta Louisa Countess of
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

Maids of Honour

In 1727 six with salaries of £200.

 

 

1715 Forester, Mary
App. c. 9 Feb. 1715 (HRC (1714-16), i, 44).

 

1715 Warburton, Jane
App. c. 9 Feb. 1715 (HRC (1714-16), i, 44).
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).
Married May 1717 2nd Duke of Argyll (ibid. (1717), ii, 24).

 

1715 Lepell, Mary
App. c. 9 Feb. 1715 (HRC (1714-16), i, 44).
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).
Married 25 Oct. 1720 Lord Hervey (ibid. (1720), v, 46).

 

1715 Bellenden, Mary
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).
Vac. 22 Oct. 1720 on marriage to John Campbell (HRC (1720), v, 46).

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1715 Meadows, Mary
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1715 Howe, Sophia
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

1715 Smith, Jane
WS 3 Nov. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Vac. 2 June 1724 on app. as Governess to Prince William (HRC (1724, ix, 30; ibid. (1725), x, 9).

1720 Noel, -
App. 1 Nov. 1720 v. Bellenden (HRC (1720), v, 47).
D. in office 26 Jan. 1721 (ibid. (1721), vi, 7).

1720 Howe, Sophia
App. 1 Nov. 1720 v. Lepell (HRC (1720), v, 47).
Vac. by 14 Oct. 1724 (ibid. (1724), ix, 9).

1721 Howard, Mary
App. 1 Feb. 1721 v. Noel (HRC (1721), vi, 7).
Vac. by 27 Apr. 1726 on marriage to 1st Earl of Delorain (ibid. (1726), xi, 18).

By 1723 Carteret, Bridget
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued to Queen 1727.

By 1723 Howe, Mary
First Occ. 1723 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567). Vac. by 18 Aug. 1725 on marriage to 8th Earl of Pembroke (HRC (1725), x, 39).

1724 Mordaunt, Anna Maria
App. 14 Oct. 1724 v. Sophia Howe (HRC (1724), ix, 45).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1725 Dive, Penelope
App. 7 Feb. 1725 v. Smith (HRC (1725), x, 9). Occ. 1727.
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1725 Vane, Anne
App. 18 Aug. 1725 v. Mary How (HRC (1725), x, 39).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1726 Fitzwilliam, Hon. Mary
App. 27 Apr. 1726 v. Howard (HRC (1726), xi, 18).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Continued To Queen 1727.

Women of Bedchamber

Six with salaries of £300 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).

 

1714 Selwyn, Mary
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1714 Pollexfen, -
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
D. in office 12 Feb. 1715 (ibid. 45).

1714 Howard, Henrietta
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1714 Clayton, Charlotte
App. c. 26 Oct. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 16).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1715 Tichborne, Charlotte Amelia
App. c. 28 Feb. 1715 v. Pollexfen (HRC (1714-16), i, 48).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe mS 564 f. 13).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

1715 Rowe, Charlotte
WS 4 Oct. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

1715 Pope, Frances
WS 12 Dec. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

1718 Herbert, Mary
App. 'Dresser' 21 Mar. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 14).
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 467; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 249).

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Continued to Queen 1727.

By 1723 Neale, Frances
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 249).
Continued to Queen 1727.

Sempstress

Salary £150 (Stowe MS 564 f. 14).

 

1715 Wyvil, Margaret
App. c. 9 Feb. 1715 (HRC (1714-16), i, 44).

By 1715 Brett, Margaret
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 14).

By 1723 Hawley, Elizabeth
Occ. 1723-6 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 568; ibid. (1726), pt. iii, 209).
Sempstress to Queen 1727.

Laundress

Salary £150 WS 4 Oct. 1715; £50 added WS 23 June 1716 (Stowe MS 564 f. 14).

 

1715 Crow, Barbara
WS 4 Oct. 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 14).
Occ. 1726 (Chamberlayne (1726), pt. iii, 209).

1726 Purcel, Margaret
Prob. app. 1726. Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 246).
Laundress to Queen 1727.

Gentlemen Ushers

Two with salaries of £150 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).

 

1714 Selwyn, Charles
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

1714 Eaton, Edward
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).

1718 Fisher, Anthony
App. 3 Apr. 1718 (HRC (1718), iii, 16). Vac. by 17 Nov. 1720 (ibid. (1720), v, 38).

1720 Savage, John
App. 17 Nov. 1720 v. Fisher (HRC (1720), v, 38).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).
Gentleman Usher of Privy Chamber to Queen 1727.

Gentlemen Waiters

Four with salaries of £100 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).

 

1714 O'Hare, -
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).

1714 Pierce, John
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

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1714 Savage, John
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Vac. 17 Nov. 1720 on app. as Gentleman Usher to Princess ibid. (1720), v, 38).

1714 Eyre, -
App. c. 15 Dec. 1714 (HRC (1714-16), i, 29).

1715 Fry, Thomas
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
D. in office 20 Sept. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 39).

1715 Herauld, James
WS 21 June 1715 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Pd. to at least 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

1717 Eckersall, John
App. 20 Sept. 1717 v. Fry (HRC (1717), ii, 39).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. ii, 250).

By 1723 Fazakerley, Thomas
Occ. 1723-7 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1727), pt. iii, 250).

By 1723 Chantrell, Francis
Occ. 1723-6 (Chamberlayne (1723), pt. iii, 567; ibid. (1726), pt. iii, 208).

By 1727 Hill, -
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

Pages of Honour

Two with salaries of £150 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).

 

1716 Kennedy, James
WS 23 Jan. 1716 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Pd. to 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

1716 Colyear, David
WS 23 Jan. 1716 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Pd. to 25 Mar. 1717 (ibid.).

By 1727 Meadows, Philip
Vac. by 17 Apr. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 16).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

1727 Vane, -
App. 17 Apr. 1727 v. Meadows (HRC (1727), xii, 16).

By 1727 Cornwallis, Charles
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

Secretary

Salary £150 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).

 

1716 Burgess, Daniel
WS 14 Feb. 1716 (Stowe MS 564 f. 13v).
Occ. 1727 (Chamberlayne (1727), pt. iii, 250).

Physician

 

1714 Hamilton, Sir David, Kt.
App. Dec. 1714 (Cowper Diary, p. 32).
D. in office 28 Aug. 1721 (HRC (1721), vi, 35).

Chaplains

By 1717 Torriano, -
D. in office 7 Feb. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 10, 14).

1717 Wise, Thomas
App. 11 Mar. 1717 (HRC (1717), ii, 14).
D. in office 24 July 1726 (ibid. (1726), xi, 30).

1724 Tookie, Clement
App. 4 June 1724 (HRC (1724), ix, 30).

By 1726 Brady, Nicholas
D. in office 22 May 1726 (HRC (1726), xi, 22).

References

Chamberlayne
J. Chamberlayne, Magnae Britanniae Notitia; or the Present State of Great Britain
HRC
Historical Register ... Chronological Diary
(British Library) Stowe MS 564
Account of James Craggs cofferer to Prince of Wales 1716-17

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