Quarterman, Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness - British

A Royal Navy dockyard officer, acting as a 'leader', or foreman, of a gang of workers. In 1696 the Navy Board directed the employment of one Quarterman for every twenty shipwrights and caulkers.


Date fromDate toHolderSource
1779/08/211780/08/05 Joseph Maddock

Rated Pro Quarterman

ADM 29/8
1785/01/081786/01/23 John BestADM 29/8
1787/02/151787/04/24 William Reed

Rated Acting Quarterman

ADM 29/8
1787/04/251797/01/02 William ReedADM 29/8
1796/07/011798/11/05 John HookerADM 29/8
1798/11/061818/12/31 John Hooker

Rated Quarterman 1st Class

ADM 29/8

Other Quarterman locations

Chatham Dockyard, Deptford Dockyard, Halifax Dockyard, Plymouth Dockyard, Portsmouth Dockyard, Woolwich Dockyard,