Master Smith, Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich - British

Date fromDate toHolderSource
1723/04/061726/08/22 John Vaughan (bef.1736-?) ADM 6/13/52ADM 6/13
1726/08/231727/08/24 John Bowles (d.bef.1747) ADM 6/13/119ADM 6/13
1727/08/251747/05/27 John Bowles (d.bef.1747) ADM 6/13/157

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1747/05/271747/11/14 John Dalton jun. ADM 6/17/229ADM 6/19
1747/11/141759/03/26 Joseph Rippington ADM 6/17/283

Opine that Joseph Rippington, Master Smith at Woolwich, deserves to be superannuated at £52.10s per annum as was awarded the Master Boatbuilder at Portsmouth. Recommend James Kincade, first Foreman to the smiths at Deptford, to succeed him

ADM 6/17
1759/03/261763/11/23 James Kincade ADM 6/19/551ADM 6/19
1763/11/231775/04/20 William James (d.1775) ADM 6/19/551ADM 6/19
1775/04/281779/03/26 George Vernon ADM 6/21/90

Dismissed for "irregularities and abuses"

ADM 6/21
1779/03/26  Thomas James ADM 6/21/532ADM 6/21

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