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EXCISE-OFFICE, BOABD OF ADMIRALTY, ORDNANCE SURVEY.
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EXCISE OFFICE, ORCHARD-STREET. Collector—Joseph Shaw, esq., Blecbynden Terrace. Supervisor—Thos. Priddis, Portland Cottage.
Inspector of Corn Returns and the Corn Market—T. H. Skelton. - Box for corn returns at Mr. Skelton's office in Spa-road.
BOARD OF ADMIRALTY.—MAIL PACKET DEPARTMENT.
Offices in Winkle Street.
Admiralty Superintendent—Captain Sir John Gordon Sinclair, bart., R.N. Superintendent's Secretary—J. W. An cell, esq.
The following naval officers are connected with this department as Admiralty agents :—Lieutenants Langton, Inglis, Davies, South, Wilkinson, Griffith, Miller, Smyth, Percival, Brand, Brown, Ray, Wilson, Newenham, Densten, Strover, Oldmixon, Gardner, Brady, Tancock, D'Aranda.
MARCHWOOD MAGAZINES.
Ordnance Storekeeper—John Lamprey, esq.
There are three magazines at Marchwood, which contain about 25,000 barrels of gunpowder. The barracks, governor's house, officers' quarters, and houses and cottages for the use of the foreman, artificers, and labourers, employed under the superintendence of the Ordnance Storekeeper, were built in 1814. A detachment of the Royal Artillery is quartered
there.
ORDNANCE TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEY This department is conducted in the building lately occupied as a Military Asylum, near the Avenue.
RESIDENT OFFICERS OF THE SURVEY IN SOUTHAMPTON.
Colonel (Thomas) Colby, R.E., LL.D., F.R.S., L. and E., M.R.S.A.,
Superintendent of the Ordnance Surveys of Great Britain and Ireland. Captain (William) Yolland, R.E., Superintendent of the principal and secondary Triangulation, and of all the duties attached to the offices at
Southampton.
Thirty engravers, and sixty computers, are employed in Southampton on the survey.
The whole of England and Wales have been surveyed, with the exception of the five northern counties. The survey of two of these, viz., Yorkshire and Lancashire, is far advanced, and the other three are completed as far
as regards triangulation.
The county of Wigtonshire, in Scotland, has been surveyed, and is now
engraving.
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