Catalogue description Admiralty: Royal Marines Pay Office: Records

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Details of ADM 96
Reference: ADM 96
Title: Admiralty: Royal Marines Pay Office: Records

These records of the Marine Pay Office and Accountant General's Department consist of:

In-letters, 1690 to 1810. Out-Letters, 1778 to 1819. Accounts, 1695 to 1831. General and recruiting ledgers, general, divisonal and regimental accounts, half pay cash books, etc. Registers, 1688 to 1837. Effective and subsistence lists, musters, states of balance between the Marine Pay Office and regimental agents, commission and establishment books, etc.

Miscellanea, 1702 to 1831. Entry books of warrants, address book (1816), documents relating to prizes, widows' pensions, wills, etc.

Date: 1688-1862
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Admiralty, Accountant General's Department, 1832-1932

Board of Admiralty, Marine Pay Office, 1702-1831

Physical description: 554 volume(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

A separate Marine Pay Office was established on May 16 1702, and it continued to exist until 1831, when its duties were transferred to the Accountant General's Department.

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