Storekeeper of the Ordnance

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Office of the Principal Storekeeper of the Ordnance
Badge of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps on a RML 10 inch 18 ton gun in Gibraltar.jpg
Board of Ordnance Arms preserved on a gun tampion in Gibraltar
Member ofBoard of Ordnance (1597-1855)
Reports toMaster-General of the Ordnance
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term lengthNot fixed (typically 3–9 years)
Inaugural holderJohn Leame
Formation1558-1855

The Principal Storekeeper of the Ordnance was a subordinate of the Master-General of the Ordnance and a member of the English (and later British) Board of Ordnance from its constitution in 1597. He was responsible for the care and maintenance of ordnance stores. The office was abolished in 1855.

Storekeepers of the Ordnance (pre-Restoration)[edit]

Storekeepers of the Ordnance (Parliamentary)[edit]

Storekeepers of the Ordnance (post-Restoration)[edit]

References[edit]

  • Saintly, J.C. (2013). "Chronological list of Ordnance Storekeepers c. 1558-1855". Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 4 November 2013.