Master Smith, Chatham Dockyard - Chatham - British

Date fromDate toHolderSource
1723/04/061727/08/24Thomas Dudley (d.bef.1746) ADM 6/13/52ADM 6/13
1727/08/251746/06/14Thomas Dudley (d.bef.1746) ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1746/06/141763/11/23Thomas Hammond ADM 6/17/116

Thomas Hammond, Master Blacksmith at Chatham informs us he has belonged to the Service nearly 41 years, is now infirm and incapable of further service and asks to be superannuated. Opine his petition is true and he is a proper object for superannuation. The Master Smiths in the Yards need to be well acquainted with anchor work and recommend he is succeeded by James Kincade a Master Smith at Woolwich and his vacancy may be filled by one of William James from Deptford, Francis Ansell at Portsmouth or William Lymyn at Plymouth, all of whom are now Foremen

ADM 6/17
1763/11/23 James Kincade ADM 6/19/551ADM 6/19

Other Master Smith locations

Deptford Dockyard, Plymouth Dockyard, Portsmouth Dockyard, Sheerness Dockyard, Woolwich Dockyard,