Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance

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Office of the Clerk of the Deliveries 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 of Board of Ordnance (1597-1830)
Reports to Master-General of the Ordnance
Appointer Prime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
Term length Not fixed (typically 3–9 years)
Inaugural holder Brian Hogg
Formation 1570-1830

The Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance was a subordinate of the Master-General of the Ordnance and a member of the Board of Ordnance from its constitution in 1597. He was responsible for keeping record of the number and kind of stores issued from the stocks of ordnance. The office was abolished in 1830.

Clerks of the Deliveries of the Ordnance (pre-Restoration)

Clerks of the Deliveries of the Ordnance (Parliamentary)

Clerks of the Deliveries of the Ordnance (post-Restoration)

References

  • http://www.history.ac.uk/office/ordnance.html
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