Household of Queen Victoria

Provisional List of Selected Officers 1837-1901 compiled by J.C. Sainty March 1999

List of Appointments

The following officers, appointed by Lord Chamberlain's warrant, are listed:

Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters

1824 Ramsden, T.
1832 25 July Clifford, Sir A.W.J.
1836 21 Oct. Lyster, J.
1837 10 Jan. Martins, W.
1840 12 June des Voeux, H.W.
1859 1 Feb. Ponsonby, Hon. S.C.B.
1860 10 Sept. Anson, E.H.
1874 13 June Phipps, C.E.
1876 1 Oct. Macgregor, A.
1877 17 Mar. Knollys, Sir W.T.
1883 28 June Drummond, Hon. Sir J.R.
1895 16 Dec. Biddulph, Sir M.A.S.
1899 14 Nov. Eliot, Hon. C.G.C.

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Assistant Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter

1831 6 Oct. Duff Gordon, Sir A.C.
1872 10 Nov. Campbell, F.

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Extra Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter

1850 29 Jan. Taylor, W.
1855 5 Apr. Macdonald, N.H.
1857 9 Dec. Ponsonby, Hon. S.C.B.
1892 13 July Hood, Hon. A.N.

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Gentlemen Ushers Quarterly Waiters

1798 29 July Lewis, W.
1805 22 Mar. Legge, Hon. H.
1819 6 Jan. Randall, S.
1829 30 Mar. Strachan, J.
1833 23 Apr. Greville, H.W.
1833 20 May Green, J.G.
1836 21 Oct. Fitzgerald de Ros, Hon. W.L.L.
1837 10 Jan. Diggle, C.
1838 11 June Montgomery, A.
1839 7 June Hobhouse, E.
1844 27 Dec. Sackville West, Hon. M.
1852 20 Mar. Taylor, W.
1852 19 July Stephens, H.S.
1854 24 Feb. Bedford, R.T.
1854 25 May Howard Vyse, G.C.E.A.R.
1862 30 June Ross, W.
1862 27 Oct. Nelson, C.G.
1868 13 Mar. Knollys, F.
1873 19 Mar. Somerset, R.G.H.
1874 2 Feb. Wylde, C.
1878 29 Aug. Loftus, A.J.
1883 23 Apr. Stonor, Hon. H.J.
1884 22 Jan. FitzClarence, Hon. A.
1890 6 June Innes Ker, C.J.
1892 30 Apr. Collins, A.
1895 18 May Taylor, B.
1896 15 Apr. Hay, Hon. A.
1899 14 Nov. Tufnell, W.F.

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Extra Gentleman Usher Quarterly Waiter

1861 2 Feb. Green, J.G.
1899 1 Jan. Tufnell, W.F.

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Gentlemen Ushers of Privy Chamber

1808 31 Oct. Master, W.C.
1830 18 Dec. Byng, Hon. F.G.
1831 23 Mar. Heneage, C.F.
1834 12 Mar. Smith, Sir J.M.F.
1868 21 Nov. West, A.E.
1871 14 June Erskine, H.D.
1874 3 Dec. Cust, L.
1875 26 Mar. Stopford, W.J.
1878 21 Mar. Seymour, C.F.C.
1885 13 June Bagot, Hon. W.
1887 20 Apr. Larking, C.
1888 7 May West, H.C.G.

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Grooms of Privy Chamber

1802 18 May Fowle, W.C.
1818 12 Aug. Beresford, W.M.J.
1832 21 Apr. Boyle, C.E.W.
1836 6 May Blackwood, A.J.
1839 1 Nov. Paget, S.H.
1840 3 Mar. Harris, T.N.
1852 20 Mar. Sackville West, Hon. M.
1852 19 July Randall, S.
1859 16 Feb. Purves, J.H.
1860 31 Mar. Campbell, J.F.
1862 2 oct. Claremont, E.S.
1867 3 July Noel, Hon. R.B.W.
1871 14 Jan. Eliot, Hon. C.G.C.
1874 8 Jan. Bontein, J.
1874 16 Feb. Philips, N.G.
1884 1 Nov. Royle, A.
1890 25 July Drummond, M.
1893 1 Oct. Cuffe, Hon. O.F.S.
1899 14 Nov. Knollys, Sir F.

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Sergeants at Arms

1820 6 May Peacock, J.A.
1820 11 July Strubel, G.
1824 20 July Sisson, C.
1824 18 Dec. Parton, T.
1825 13 Nov. Moule, J.
1827 5 May Browell, E.M.
1829 5 June Gordon, E.
1832 21 Jan. Worrall, H.
1846 16 Aug. Lyttelton, Hon. S.
1847 8 Jan. Stephens, H.S.
1851 18 June Campbell, Sir A.
1853 1 June Macleod, N.
1854 25 May Doyle, Sir J.M.
1855 27 July Alves, J.
1856 16 Sept. Woodriff, J.R.
1860 2 Oct. March, T.C.
1868 15 Feb. Balliston, A.
1868 17 Apr. Macleod, E.K.S.
1869 17 July Hertslet, T.G.
1873 7 May Monson, Hon. D.J.
1878 23 July Gore, J.A.C.
1880 27 Apr. Edgcumbe, R.J.F.
1881 5 Mar. Macbean, F.
1895 1 Mar. Anson, E.H.
1895 26 Aug. Goldsmith, W.B.
1898 15 June Holmes, R.R.
1898 25 June Martin, E.
1900 1 Dec. Towse, E.B.

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References

DNB
Dictionary of National Biography
E 403/2492, 2495, 2496
Exchequer of Receipt: Auditor's Patent Books
LC 1/11
Lord Chamberlain: correspondence
LC 3/68-71
Lord Chamberlain: warrant books of appointment 1793-1851
LC 5/237-241
Lord Chamberlain: warrant books of appointment 1851-1901
GM
Gentleman's Magazine
MEB
F. Boase, Modern English Biography
RK
Royal Kalendar

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