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The British Cabinet

First Lord of the Treasury, Rt. Hon. Viscount Palmerston, K G, G C B, £5,000

Lord High Chancellor, Rt. Hon Lord Campbell, £10,000

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt. Hon. William E. Gladstone, £5,000

Lord President of the Council, Rt. Hon. Earl Granville, KG

Post Master-General, Rt. Hon. Lord Stanley of Alderley, £2,800

Lord Privy Seal, Rt. Hon. Duke of Argyll, K T

Secretary of State, Home Department, Rt. Hon. Sir G. Cornewall Lewis, Bt, £5,000

Secretary of State, Foreign Affairs, Rt. Hon. Lord John Russell, £5,000

Secretary of State, Colonies, Rt. Hon. Duke of Newcastle, £5,000

Secretary of State for War, Rt. Hon. Sydney Herbert, £5,000

Secretary of State for India, & Pres. of Indian Council, Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Wood, Bt., G C B, £8,000

First Lord of the Admiralty, Rt. Hon. Duke of Somerset, £4,500

Pres. of the Board of Trade, Rt. Hon. Thomas Milner Gibson, £2,000

Chan. of Duchy of Lancaster, Rt. Hon. Sir George Grey, Bt., G C B

Lord Great Chamberlain, Rt. Hon. Lord Willoughby d'Eresby

Earl Marshal, Duke of Norfolk

Ld. Steward, Rt. Hon. Earl of St. Germans, G C B

Lord Chamberlain, Rt. Hon. Viscount Sydney

Master of the Horse, Rt. Hon. Marquis of Ailesbury

Gen. Com.-in-Chief, H. R. H. Duke of Cambridge, K G, G C B

Chief Commissioner of Works and Public Buildings, Rt. Hon. William Francis Cowper

Master of the Mint, Thomas Graham, D C L, F R S

Lords Justices of Chancery, Rt. Hon. Sir J. L. Knight Bruce, Rt. Hon. Sir G. J. Turner

Vice-Chancellors, Sir R. T. Kindersley, Sir John Stuart, Sir William Page Wood

Master of the Rolls, Rt. Hon. Sir John Romilly

Attorney-General, Sir Richard Bethell, QC

Solicitor-General, Sir William Atherton, QC

Judge Advocate General, Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas Emerson Headman

The Governors of British West Indian Colonies

Jamaica, Captain- General & Governor-in-Chief, Charles Henry Darling, Esq., Kingston

Turks and Caicos, President of the Council of Government, William Robert Inglis, Esq., Grand Turk

Honduras, Superintendent, Frederick Seymour, Esq., Belize

Bahamas, Governor & Commander-in-Chief, Charles John Bayley, Esq., Nassau

Barbadoes & Windward Islands Governor & Commander-in-Chief, Francis Hinks, Esq., Bridgetown

St. Vincent, Lieutenant-Governor, Edward John Eyre, Esq. Kingstown

Grenada, Lieutenant-Governor, Cornelius Kortwright, Esq. St. George

Tobago, Lieutenant-Governor, James Vickery Drysdale, Esq., Scarborough

St. Lucia, Colonial Secretary. For the time being administering the Government, Henry Hegart Breen, Esq., Castries

Antigua & Leeward Islands, Governor & Commander-in-Chief, Ker Baillie Hamilton, Esq., St. John's

Montserrat, President & snr. Member of Council administering the Government Edward E. Rushworth, Esq., Plymouth

St. Christopher, Lieutenant-Governor, Sir Benjamin C. C. Pine, Basseterre

Nevis, President & snr. Member of Council administering the Government., Sir. C. A. H. Rumbold, Baronet, Charlestown

Virgin Islands, President & snr. Member of Council administering the Government., Thomas Price, Esq., Tortola

Dominica, Lieutenant-Governor, Lt.-Col. H. S. George Ord, R.E., Roseau

British Guiana, Governor & Commander-in-Chief, P. E. Wodehouse, Esq., C. B., Georgetown

Trinidad, Governor & Commander-in-Chief, Robert William Keate, Esq., Port of Spain

Turks and Caicos Islands.

[Formerly part of the Bahama Government.]

Legislature composed of the President, and a Council of 8 Members, half nominated by the Crown, and half elected; subject to the supervision of the Governor of Jamaica.

Pres. of the Council of Government, William Robert Inglis, £800.

Colonial Secretary and Clerk of Council, J. J. McIntosh, £350.

Private Secretary A. C. Lowe, £150.

Comptroller of Customs and Nav. Laws, D. T. Smith.

Receiver General & Treasurer Grand Turk, D. T. Smith, £300.

Asst. &c, Salt Cay, S. S. Garland, £200.

Rev. Offi. Cockburn Harbour, E. Caicos, R. Basden.

Warehouse Keeper G. Turk, J. Boscombe, £200.

Postmaster, R. J. Darrell.

Crown Surveyor and Eng., T. Graham, £300.

Judge Supreme Court, A. J. Duncome, £430.

Queen's Advocate & Stipendiary Magistrate, F. Ellis, £487.

Provost Marshal and Police Magistrate, W. Hamilton, £180.

Prothonotary and Clerk of Crown, J. J. McIntosh.

Coroner, T. J. Astwood.

Stipendiary Justice, Caicos, St. G. D. Tucker, £100.

Asst. Police Magistrate, Salt Cay, S. S. Garland.

Auditor, R. J. Darrell, 100l.

Inspector of P. Schools, T. Ockenden, £200.

Rector, Rev. Joseph Maxwell.

Curate, Joseph C. Astwood.

Bahama Islands.

Legislature composed of the Governor, a Legislative Council of 10 Members, and a House of Assembly of 28 Members.

Governor and Commander-in-chief, C. J. Bayley, £2000

Private Secretary, Captain Macauley, £150

Bishop (included in Jamaica Diocese) £3000

Commandant, Lt--Col. Bourchier, R.E., C. B.

President Legislative Council, Hon. J. C. Lees.

Speaker of Assembly, £150; Attorney--General £400; Advocate General fees, Hon G. C. Anderson.

Archdeacon, Hon. & Ven. C. Caulfield, D. D. £1000.

Executive Council, (styled Honorable)

Colonial Secretary

Attorney General

W. Webb

W. H. Doyle

F. Whitley

T. C. Harvey

F. Duncombe.

Legislative Council, (styled Honorable)

Chief Justice

Bishop of Jamaica

J. Pinder

J. F. Cooke

J. J. Burnside

W. Kirkwood

H. N. Chipman

J. Jarratt

Ven. C. Caulfield

W. H. Doyle.

Clerk and Master in Chancery, A. J. Thompson.

Chief Justice, £850; Judge Vice-Admiralty Ct, £100; Commissioner Wrecking Enquiries, £200, Hon J. C. Lees.

Asst. Justice Gen. Court, Judge, Court Common Pleas, and Com. in Bankruptcy, Hon. W. H. Doyle, £600.

Colonial Secretary, Registrar, and Clerk of Executive Council, Hon. F. MacCarthy, £500.

Deputy Colonial Secretary & Registrar A. J. Thompson.

Commissariat Officer, Thomas William Goldie.

Fort Adjutant, Lieutenant Strachan

Receiver General and Treasurer, Hon. F. Whitley, £530.

Cashier Public Bank, William H. Hall, £625.

Provost Marshal, Hon. J. Pinder, £300 and fees.

Police Magistrate, E. B. A. Taylor, £300.

Surveyor Gen, 260l, Civil Engineer, £140.

Inspector of Lighthouses, £100, Hon. T. C. Harvey.

Postmaster, £200, Inspector of Police, £150, Coroner, fees, S. Dillet.

Prothonotary, and clerk of Crown, C. T. Pinder, £150 and fees.

Admiralty Registrar, J. A Brook, fees.

Marshal Vice Admiralty George Armbrister, fees.

Harbour Master, William Sawyer, £150.

Rector of Christ--church, £273, Garrison Chaplain, £150, Rev. Robert Swann.

Police Magistrates

Harbour Island, C. Mardenbrough, £325

Long Island, W. H Pinder, £300

Abaco G. C. Camplejohn, £300

Resident Justice, Inagua, J. B. Burnside, £215.

Librarian, £60, Clerk Christ--church, £90, A. W. Smith.

Clerk of Works, Royal Engineers, W. Walsh.

Collectors of Revenue at Ports of Entry

Inagua, William Prudden, £190

Harbour Island, J. F. Armbrister, £150

Abaco, Joseph Saunders, £150

Eleuthera, John T. Rea, £115

Crooked Island, W. H. A. Johnson, £115

Rum Cay, J. A. Wildgoos, £115

Eruma, A. Nairn, £75

LongIsland, J. B. Dorsett, £75

Ragged Island, G. G. Wilson, £75 (with an allowance of £35 to each).

Resident Engineer constructing Lighthouses, C. W. Scott.


Rev. R. Swann, New Providence

Rev. Wm Blood, D. D, New Providence

Rev. Alexander Scott, St. Mary's

Rev. W. K. Duncombe, Harbour Island


Rev. James Fisher, New Providence

Rev. Richardson Saunders, Island of Abaco.


Rev. J. S Higgs, Island of Rum Cay

Rev. Samuel Minns, Long Island

Rev. Thomas J. G. Sharpe, Island of Eleuthera

Rev. W. H. Strombam, Island of Inagua.

British Honduras.

Legislature composed of Superintendent and a Legislative Assembly of 21 Members, viz., 18 elective, and 3 nominated by the Crown, also and Executive Council of 6 Members.

Act. Superintendent and President of Virgin Isles, T. Price, £1800.

Private Secretary, £240.

Bishop, Bishop of Kingston.

Colonial Secretary, Hon. George Berkeley, £600.

Chief Justice, Hon. Robert Temple, £1000.

Asst. Judges

Hons. T. Phillips

J. Savory


Officer Commanding Troops, Major Mendz.

Fort Adjutant,

Public Treasurer, Hon. Alexander Moir, £600.

Executive Council (styled Honorable), ex officio

Colonial Secretary


Attorney General


M. Glassford

J. Young, M.D.

A. W. Cox

P. Toledo.

Col. Chaplain, _______, £600.

Col. Chaplain Acting, Rev. R. D. Cocking.

Garrison Chaplain and Curate, Rev R. D. Cocking, M A, £300 & Military Pay.

Clerk of Courts and Keeper of Records, W. Farquharson, £600.

Police Magistrate, S. S. Plues, £600.

Police Magistrate Northern District, E. Burke, £300.

Public Engineer, &c, B. Baylis.

Crown Surveyor, W. Faber, fees

Provost Marshal, E. D. Adolphus, A3œ300l.

Public Medical Officer, J Young, M.D., £270 and fees

Attorney General, Hon. H. J. Ball, £500.

Postmaster, W. J. McKinney, £150.

Auditors, C. W. Dieseldorff, W. Binney.

Speaker of Assembly, J. McDonald.

Deputy Comy. General, George D. Lardner.

Commissariat Clerk, Augustus M. Festing.

Staff Surgeon, T. W. Barrow.

Staff Surgeon, Thomas M. Sunter.

Methodist Minister, Rev. Mr. Fletcher.

Presbyterian Minister, Rev. Mr. Arthur.

Wesleyan Minister, Rev. Mr. Webb.

Wesleyan Minister, Rev. George Sykes.

Baptist Minister, Rev. Mr. Henderson.

Printer, Mr. Daly.

Auctioneer, Christopher Hempstead.

Medical Practitioners

Dr. Young

Dr. Dickie

Dr. Sunter.

Coroner, Henry Shaw


Young, Toledo & Co.

Sheldon, Byas & Co.

Gentle & Lawson, Dieseldorff & Co.

Jose Mariney & Co.

Antonio Mathe, Binney, Walker & Co.

Shwier & Co.; Levy & Co

Christopher Hempstead

John Carmichael

Bernard Cramer

Robert Ferguson

John Hodge

Henry Shaw.

Solicitor, W. W. Anderson, Kingston and Belize.

Governor of Jail, Richard Bowen,


J. H Faber

Robert Hume

Joseph Smith



Inspector of Police, J C Cunningham.

R M Steam Packet Company's Agent, Captain Cox.

Lodgings, Miss Waldron.

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