Paymaster of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms
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The office of Paymaster of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms and the office of Co-Paymaster of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, were offices created under the Great Seal. These offices were appointed under Letters Patent, which were mostly for the life of the office holder so appointed. The first appointment was on Oct. 30,1660.
List of Officers
- Oct 30,1660 Sir Lewis Kirk
- Sept 1,1664 John Kirk
- Dec. 1,1685 Sir William Thomas, 1st Baronet
- Apr. 4,1689 William Smythe esq.
- May 31, 1718 William Moore Smythe(1699–1746) M.P. Co-Paymaster
- May 31, 1718 James Moore Smythe Co-Paymaster
- May 31, 1718 Arthur Moore Smythe Co-Paymaster
- May 1, 1735 Sir Salisbury Cade
- Mar.12,1761 C. Lloyd
- June 29, 1765 P. Cade
- June 17, 1799 R. Hunn
- Dec.21,1803 William Gifford
- May 2, 1827 Sir William Boothby 8th Bart.
- Index of Officers in Modern Britain Court Officers Vol. 11 1660-1837 pages 1265-1302 British Historyonline
- Warrants for payments of money 1729 Vol. 1 page 240-252 By William A. Shaw 1897
- Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers. 1735-1738 Vol.3 By William A.Shaw 1900 pages 145-155
- Special Act of The House of Lords House of Lords Journal Vol. 23 April 1729 year pub. 1767-1830 pages 385-388