Persistent identifier:
00660467
image: of 378
MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION.
63
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.
Lieut Colonel Hall, Royal Engineers, Superintendent of the Ordnance Surveys of Great Britain and Ireland.
Captain (William) Yolland, Royal Engineers, Superintendent of the princi-pal and secondary Triangulation, and of all the duties attached to the offices at Southampton.
Forty-five 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.
The counties of Kircudbright, Dumfries, and the Island of Lewis are being surveyed.
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.
STAMP OFFICE.
143, High-street. Sub-distributor of Stamps—Isaac Fletcher.
REGISTER OFFICE, CUMBERLAND-PLACE.
Superintendent Registrar—W. H. Mackey, esq., 10, Cumberland-place. Deputy Superintendent Registrar—B. Mackey, 10, Cumberland-place. Registrar of Births and Deaths—R. Wakeford, 1, York-terrace, Polygon-
road, and 91, High-street.
Deputy Registrar of Births and Deaths—W. Wakeford, Houndwellf
cottage, and 91, High-street.
Registrars of Marriages—R. Wakeford, 1, York-terrace, Polygon-road, and 91, High-street, and J. Davies, 11, Brunswick-square.
The following buildings are licensed for the celebration of marriages, under the Acts 6 and 7, William IV., cap. 85, and 3 and 4 Victoria:— Register Office, 10, Cumberland-place; Independent Chapel, Above-bar; baptist Chapel, East-street; Baptist Chapel Portland-terrace; Catholic topel, Bugle-street; and Albion Chapel, St. Mary's-street.
fhe above places by being thus licensed are become public buildings, j . cann°t be refused by the minister or trustees for the use of any parties esirous of being married therein, and the registrar is bound to solemnize
• in case of the absence or refusal of the minister, or any other
"dividual, to officiate.
!•;]
I
Facebook Twitter Stumbleupon Delicious Digg RSS