1856 - Clerk of the Cheque Abolished

1st April. The ancient position of Clerk of the Cheque was abolished from 30th March 1830 and it responsibilities merged with that of the Storekeeper. However it re-emerged as a separate department in this year with the title of The Accountant and continued until 2nd August 1887 when the title changed to Officer in Charge of Expense Accounts.