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1665 - New Dockyard Commissioner’s House

Dockyard Commissioners House. Thomas Middleton to Samuel Pepys: “Details of a new house to be built for myself, with accommodation for any of the Commissioners when they come down.” (It was built just north of Stony Lane in the Dutch style and had formal gardens).

Plague in Gosport & Portsmouth killed more than 250 people. (See 1349, 1558,1563 & 1625).

1st victualling Surveyor appointed at a salary of £150 a year.