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|Date from||Date to||Event||Source|
|8.3.1782||4.12.1786||Appointed Servant at Plymouth Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|5.12.1786||7.3.1789||Appointed Servant at Deptford Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|8.3.1789||22.2.1791||Appointed Shipwright at Deptford Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|23.2.1791||9.10.1791||Appointed Clerk at London|
Clerk in the Navy Office
|10.10.1791||18.10.1791||Appointed Clerk of the Survey at Sheerness Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|19.10.1791||9.9.1795||Warranted Storekeeper at Sheerness Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|10.9.1795||18.11.1801||Warranted Storekeeper at Woolwich Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
|19.11.1801||31.7.1822||Warranted Clerk of the Cheque at Plymouth Dockyard||ADM 29/8|
At the Old Hummums, Covent-garden, from Apoplexy, Richard Pering, esq., of Exmouth, formerly clerk of the cheque at Sheerness and Plymouth, an active magistrate of the county of Devon. He possessed considerable literary and scientific acquirements, and obtained several patents for valuable inventions, particularly that of the improved anchor known by his name, which is used in every ship in her Majesty's navy, and has been the means of saving many lives, and property to a great extent.