Household of Queen Caroline 1727-37

List of Appointments

Chamberlain

Salary £1,200 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Grantham, Henry (d'Auverquerque) 1st Earl of
App. 21 May 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 26).

In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Vice Chamberlain

Salary £500 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Fountaine, Sir Andrew, Kt.
App. 21 May 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 26).
Vac. by 24 July 1727 on app. as Warden of Mint (ibid. p. 29).

1727 Smith, Thomas
App. 24 July 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 29).
D. in office 3 Aug. 1728 (ibid. (1728), xiii, 42).

1728 Beauclerk, Lord William
App. 15 Nov. 1728 (HRC (1728), xiii, 59).
D. in office 23 Feb. 1733 (HP 1715-54, i, 450; GM (1733), iii, 158).

1733 Hamilton, Lord William
Occ. 1734. D. 11 July 1734 (HP 1715-54, ii, 103).

By 1735 Montagu, Lord Robert
First occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 111).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Mistress of Robes

Salary £400.

1727 Dorset, Elizabeth Duchess of
App. 'Groom of Stole' 16 July 1727 (HRC (1727), p. 28).

1731 Suffolk, Henrietta Countess of (Dowager 28 Sept. 1733)
App. Groom of Stole June 1731 (GM (1731), i, 267), Mistress of Robes July 1731 (ibid. p. 309).
Last occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 113).

1736-7 Office vacant
Office vacant 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Ladies of Bedchamber

Six with salaries of £500.

1727 Dorset, Elizabeth Duchess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Bristol, Elizabeth Countess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Hertford, Frances Countess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Richmond, Sarah Duchess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Pomfret, Henrietta Louisa Countess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Albemarle, Anne Countess of
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Extra Ladies of Bedchamber

Two with salaries of £500.

1727 Pembroke, Mary Countess of
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Burlington, Dorothy Countess of
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Maids of Honour

Six with salaries of £300.

1727 Meadows, Mary
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Carteret, Bridget
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Mordaunt, Anna Maria
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).
Vac. by Nov. 1732 (GM (1732), ii, 1084).

1727 Dive, Penelope
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264).

1727 Vane, Anne
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. Occ. 1728-9 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264; ibid. (1729), pt. iii, 264).

1727 Fitzwilliam, Hon. Mary
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 264). Vac. by Sept. 1733 on marriage to 9th Earl of Pembroke (GM (1733), iii, 496).

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By 1729 Dive, Dorothy
First occ. 1729 (Chamberlayne (1729), pt. iii, 264).
In office 20 Nov.1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1732 Lovelace, Martha
App. Mar. 1732 (GM (1732), ii, 679).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1732 Mackenzie, -
App. Nov. 1732 v. Mordaunt (GM (1732), ii, 1084).

By 1733 Pointz, -
Vac. by Mar. 1733 (GM (1733), iii, 158).

1733 Pitt, Anne
App. Mar. 1733 v. Pointz (GM (1733), iii, 158 - 'Sarah' (sic)). In office (Anne) 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1733 Williams, Margaret/Anne
App. (Margaret) Sept. 1733 v. Fitzwilliam (GM (1733), iii, 496). Occ. (Anne) 1735-7. In office (Anne) 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Women of Bedchamber

Six with salaries of £300.

1727 Howard, Henrietta
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. Occ. 1728-9 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265; ibid. (1729), pt. iii, 264).
App. Mistress of Robes to Queen 1731.

1727 Selwyn, Mary
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Clayton, Charlotte (Lady Sundon 2 June 1735)
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Tichborne, Charlotte Amelia
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Neale, Frances
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

1727 Herbert, Mary
Transferred from household of Princess 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

By 1735 Brudenell, Susannah
First occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 114).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Sempstress

Salary £150.

1727 Purcell, Margaret
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-36 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265; ibid. (1736), pt. iii, 234).

By 1737 Wyvil, Margaret
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 275543 f. 3).

Laundress

Salary £50; £200 in 1735.

1727 Crow, Barbara
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-36 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265; ibid. (1736), pt. iii, 234).

1737 Office vacant 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3).

Gentlemen Ushers of Privy Chamber

Three with salaries of £200 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Feilding, Charles
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-37 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263; ibid. (1737), pt. iii, 243).
Vac. by 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Savage, John
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Sutton, Robert
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

By 1737 Cornwallis, Richard
Prob. succ. Feilding. In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Cupbearers

Two with salaries of £33 6s 8d (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

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1727 Molesworth, Bysse
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Sawyer, George
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263.
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Carvers

Two with salaries of £33 6s 8d (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Windham, William
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Shelley, Charles
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Sewers

Two with salaries of £33 6s 8d (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Cochrane, Basil
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Huchenson, Francis
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters

Three with salaries of £150 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1727 Cornwallis, Richard
Prob. app. 1727. Ccc. 1728-37 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263; ibid. (1737), pt. iii, 244).
App. Gentleman Usher of Privy Chamber to Queen by 20 Nov. 1737 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Meadows, Philip
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1727 Saurin, Mark Anthony
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

By 1737 la Meloniere, Anthony
Prob. succ. Cornwallis. In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

Gentlemen Ushers Quarterly Waiters

Four with salaries of £100 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1727 Shirly, George
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-9 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263; ibid. (1729), pt. iii, 263).

1727 Hill, Thomas
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
Res. by Aug. 1733 (GM (1733), iii, 440 - Richard (sic) Hill).

1727 de Saunieres, Henry
Prob. app. 1727. First occ. 1728 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1727 La Meloniere, Anthony
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-37 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 263; ibid. (1737), pt.iii, 244).
App. Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter to Queen by 20 Nov. 1737 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1733 Cochrane, James
App. Aug. 1733 v. Richard (sic) Hill (GM (1733), iii, 440).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

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By 1735 Campbell, William
First occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 112).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

By 1737 Bradshaigh, Charles
Prob. succ. la Meloniere. In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

Chancellor

Patent fee £54 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1729 Onslow, Arthur
App. 13 May 1729 (HRC (1729), xiv, 33).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Treasurer and Receiver General

Patent fee £100 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

1727 Strickland, Sir William, 4th Bart.
App. 29 July 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 30).
Vac. by 5 May 1730 on app. as Secretary at War (ibid. (1730), xv, 35).

1730 Selwyn, John
App. 5 May 1730 (HRC (1730), xv, 35).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Secretary

Also Keeper of Privy Seal and Master of Requests. Patent fee £100 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2). ?£300.

1727 Eckersall, John
App. 21 Oct. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 47).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Auditor General

Patent fee £100 (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

By 1735 Longueville, Charles
First occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 112).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Clerk of Closet

Salary £206 13s 4d.

1727 Harris, John
App. 27 Oct. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 49).
Vac. by 17 Oct. 1729 on app. as Bishop of Llandaff (ibid. (1729), xiv, 58).

1729 Maddox, Isaac
App. 17 Oct. 1729 (HRC (1729), xiv, 58).
Vac. July 1736 (GM (1736), vi, 424).

1736 Butler, Joseph
App. July 1736 (GM (1736), vi, 424).
Occ. 1737 (Chamberlayne (1737), pt. iii, 247).

Physicians

Two with salaries of £150.

1727 Friend, John
First Physician. App. 25 Oct. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 48).
D. in office 26 July 1728 (ibid. (1728), xiii, 40).

1727 Stuart, Alexander
App. 25 Oct. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 48).
In office as Second Physician 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2v).

1728 Mead, Richard
App. 28 July 1728 v. Friend (HRC (1728), xiii, 41).

1730 Arbuthnot, -
App. (v. Friend) 19 May 1730 (HRC (1730), xv, 40).

By 1735 Wilmot, Edward
Occ. 1735 (Chamberlayne (1735), pt. iii, 113).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543).

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Surgeon

Salary £150.

1727 Chisleden, William
App. 5 Dec. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 58).
Occ. 1737 (Chamberlayne (1737), pt. iii, 244).

Apothecary

Salary £200.

By 1729 Jager, Earnest August
Occ. 1729-37 (Chamberlayne (1729), pt. iii, 264; ibid. (1737), pt. iii, 245).

Attorney General

Patent fee £50.

1729 Verney, Hon. John
App. 13 May 1729 (HRC (1729), xiv, 33).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Solicitor General

Patent fee £30.

1729 Fane, Francis
App. 13 May 1729 (HRC (1729), xiv, 33).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 2).

Master of Horse

Salary £800 (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

1727 St. Albans, Charles (Beauclerk) 2nd Duke of
App. 3 Aug. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 31).

1727 Pomfret, Thomas (Fermor) 1st Earl of
App. 27 Sept. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 42).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

First Equerry

1727 Selwyn, John
App. 22 Aug. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 33).

Equerries

Three with salaries of £220 (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

1727 Wentworth, Peter
App. 6 Nov. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 50).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

1727 Hervey, Hon. Thomas
App. 6 Nov. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 50).
Vac. July 1736 (GM (1736), vi, 424).

1727 Selwyn, Charles
App. 6 Nov. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 50).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

1736 Hervey, Hon. Felton
App. July 1736 v. Thomas Hervey (GM (1736), vi, 424).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

Pages of Honour

Two with salaries of £150 (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

1727 Sutton, -
App. 21 Oct. 1727 (HRC (1727), xii, 47).

1727 Vane, Gilbert
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-9 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265; ibid. (1729), pt. iii, 265).

1727 a'Court, Edward
Prob. app. 1727. Occ. 1728-9 (Chamberlayne (1728), pt. iii, 265; ibid. (1729), pt. iii, 265).

1732 Lyttelton, Richard
App. Mar. 1732 (GM (1732), ii, 679).
Last occ. 1737 (Chamberlayne (1737), pt. iii, 246).

1732 Bradshaigh, Richard
App. Mar. 1732 (GM (1732), ii, 679).
In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

By 1737 Evelyn, William
Prob. succ. Lyttelton. In office 20 Nov. 1737 on d. of Queen (Add. MS 27543 f. 3v).

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References

(British Library)
Add. MS 27543y
Establishment of Queen Christmas 1737
Chamberlayne
Chamberlayne, J.Magnae Britanniae Notitia; or the Present State of Great Britain
HRC
Historical Register... Chronological Diary

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