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GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND OFFICERS.
Lords Commissioners-Right Hon. W.
E. Gladstone (First Lord), Rt. Hon.
Secretary of State-EarlGranville, K.G.
Private Sec.-Colonel H. G. Deedes.
Assistant Private Secretaries-H. R.
Private Secretary-Ralph Dalyell.
Director of Contracts-Evan C. Nepean.
Gen. Martin Dillon. Private Sec.-Major-Gen. C. Tyrwhitt. Inspector-General of Artillery-Lieut.Gen. A. T. Philpotts. Director of Military Education-Gen. C. Beauchamp Walker, K.C.B. Inspector of Recruiting-Major-Gen. E. G. Bulwer. Adjutant General - General Wolseley. Deputy Adjutants-General-MajorGeneral R. B. Hawley and MajorGeneral Elkington. Quartermaster-General - LieutenantGeneral A. J. Herbert, C.B. Chaplain-General-BishopClaughton. Dir. Gen. Med. Dep.-T. Crawford, C.B.
Assistant Ditto-J. P. Collier.
WHITEHALL. Lords Commissioners-Rt. Hon. Lord Northbrook (First Lord), Admiral Sir A. Cooper Key, C.B., Admiral Lord Alcester, G.C.B., Rear-Adm. F. W. Richards, K.C.B, RearAdm. Thos. Brandreth, Sir T. Brassey, K.C.B., and George W. Rendel. Secretaries-H. Campbell-Bannerman and Capt. G. Tyron, C.B. Judge-Advocate of Fleet-A. StaveleyHill, Q.C.
Director Med. Dep.-Sir J. W. Reid. Director of Contract-J. Collett. Private Secs, to First Lord-Capt. L. A. Beaumont, R.N., and H. F. R. Yorke.
Assistant Secretary-E. N. Swainson.
BOARD OF TRADE,
Private Secretary-Henry J. Jephson. Clerk-T. Browning.
WORKS, PARKS, & BUILDINGS,
Chief Commissioner-Right Hon. G.
Secretary-A. B. Mitford, C.B.
WOODS AND FORESTS, 1, WHITEHALL-PLACE. Commissioners-Hon. C. A. Gore and Sir Henry B. Lock, K.C.B. Principal Clerks-J. F. Redgrave, J. R. Sowray.
DUCHY OF CORNWALL,
Lord Warden-Viscount Portman. Keeper of Privy Seal-Earl of Leicester. Attorney-General-Charies Hall.
DUCHY AND COUNTY PALATINE OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER-PLACE, STRAND. Chancellor Rt. Hon. J. G. Dodson. Vice-Chancellor-H. F. Bristowe, Q.C.
Attorney-General-H. W. West, Q.C.
Postmaster-General-Rt. Hon. Henry
Fawcett. Secretary-S. A. Blackwood, C.B. Financial Secretary- A. Turnor. Third Secretary-C. H. B. Patey. Assistant Secretaries-H. Joyce, F. E. Bains, and H. Rea.
THAMES-STREET. Chairman-Sir C. Du Cane, K.C.M.G. Deputy-Colonel F. Romilly. Secretary-H. H. Murray. Assistant Secretary-F. Goodwin. INLAND REVENUE OFFICE,
Chairman-Algernon West, C.B. Deputy-Adam Young, C.B. Secretaries-C. B. Forsey and F. L. Robinson.
AUDIT AND EXCHEQUER,
Chairman-Sir Wm. Dunbar, Bart, Secretary-C. L. Ryan.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
Clerk of the Crown-C. Romilly.
CROWN LAW OFFICERS. Attorney-General-Sir Henry James. Solicitor-General-Sir Farr Herschell, CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION,
CANNON-ROW, WESTMINSTER. Commissioners-Viscount Enfield, Sir G. Dasent, T. Walrond, C.B. Director of Exam.-E. Poste. Sec. and Registrar-Horace Mann.
Private Secs.-T. H. Sanderson, C.B., President-Rt. Hon. J. Chamberlain. COPYHOLD, &c., COMMISSION,
Hon. R. O. A. Milnes.
Chief Clerk-F. B. Alston.
Librarian-Sir E. Hertslet, C.B,
Secretary of State-Earl of Derby.
Secretary of State and President-Right
Secretary of State for War-Right Hon. Marquis of Hartington. Under Secretaries-Earl of Morley, Sir R. W. Thompson.
Permanent Secretary-Sir T. H. Farrer.
Members of Marine Department-Rear-
3, ST. JAMES'S-SQUARE. Commissioners-Sir Jas. Caird, C.B., Lieut.-Col. G. A. Leach, and Lord Lyttleton.
CHARITY COMMISSION, GWYDER HOUSE, WHITEHALL. Chief Commissioner-Sir W. Seymour Second-H. Longley. Vesey-Fitzgerald. Secretary-H. M. Vane. ECCLESIASTICAL AND CHURCH AND ESTATES COMMISSION, 10, WHITEHALL-PLACE. Commissioners Archbishops, Bishops, &c. Church Estates Commissioners - Earl Stanhope, Rt. Hon. J. M. Mowbray, and A. Evelyn Ashley. Secretary-Sir George Pringle.
LAND REGISTRY OFFICE, Registrar-B. S. Follett.
Master-HR. H. Duke of Edinburgh. Deputy-Admiral Sir R. Collinson. Secretary-J. Inglis.
QUEEN VICTORIA-STREET, E.C. Earl Marshal--Duke of Norfolk. Garter-Sir Albert W. Woods. Secretary--Robert Wallace. GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE,
Registrar-General-Sir B.P.Henniker.. Secretary-W. Clode.
Superintendent of Statistics-Dr. Ogle.
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE.
Deputy Keeper-William Hardy.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
Railway Commissioners-Rt. Hon. Sir
Lord High Chancellor-Lord Selborne.
Judges of the Privy Council-Sirs R. Peacock, R. Collier, and R. Couch.
COURT OF APPEAL. The Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief Justice of England, the Master of the Rolls Sir W. Baliol Brett, Sirs R. Baggallay, H. Cotton, Nathaniel Lindley, Charles S. C. Bowen, and Edward Fry.
CHANCERY DIVISION, Lord Chancellor-Lord Selborne. Vice-Chancellors-Sirs James Bacon, E. Fry, Edward S. Kay, J. W. Chitty, and John Pearson.
Lord Chancellor's Officers.
Secretary of Commissions of Peace-
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION. Lord Chief Justice-Lord Coleridge. Judges-Sirs Robt. Grove, Geo. Denman, Charles E. Pollock, W. Huddlestone, W. V. Field, Henry Hawkins, H. C. Lopez, J. F. Stephen, J. W. Williams, J. C. Mathew. L. W. Cave, Henry Manisty, Ford. North, J. C. Day, and Archibald. Smith.
Official Referees-James Anderson, G. M. Dowdeswell, C. W. Roupell,. and H. W. Vesey.
PROBATE, DIVORCE, AND ADMIRALTY
President--Rt. Hon.SirJames Hannen.
COURT OF ARCHES,
Judge-Thomas H. Tristram, D.C.L.
BANK OF ENGLAND.
The Bank of England was the first Joint-Stock Bank established in England. It was Incorporated by William III. in 1694. When first established the notes of the Bank were at 20 per cent discount, and so late as 1745 they were under par. Bank Bills were paid in silver, 1745. Cash payments were discontinued in 1797, when notes of one and two pounds were first put into circulation. Banks were first established in sus by the Lombard Jews, some of whom settled in Lombard-street.
The following is the House List of Governors and Directors of the Bank of England :
Governor, John Saunders Gilliat, Esq. | Deputy Governor, J. P. Currie, Esq.
The Transfer Days are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Instructions for Transfers are received between 9.30 a.m. and 1 p.m., and between 1 and 3 p.m. on payment of a fee of 2s. 6d.
Transfers must be executed between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Transfers can be accepted between 9.30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays).
Transfers can be made on Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. upon payment of a fee of 2s. 6d.
Transfers of Bank Stock are charged 98. for sums of £25 and under, and
12s. for sums over £25.
All Transfers must be made in the Bank Books by the Stockholder, or by his duly authorised Attorney.
Bank Stock Transfer Books are closed for about three weeks before the payment of each Dividend.
Brown, Janson, and Co., 32, Ab-, church-lane.
Brown, J., and Co., 25, Abchurch-lane. Capital and Counties Bank, Threadneedle-street; 25, Ludgate-hill; 18, Oxford-street; and 1, Long
Central of London Bank, 52, Cornhill. Chartered Bank of India, Australia, and China, Hatton-court, Threadneedle-street.
Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London, and China, 65, Old Broadstreet.
Cheque Bank, 124, Cannon-street,
Clydesdale Banking Company, 30,
Cocks, Biddulph, and Co., 43, CharingColonial Bank, 18, Bishopsgate
Commercial Bank of Alexandria, 2,
Commercial Bank of Sydney, 39,
Comptoir d'Escompte de Paris, 52,
street; and 450, West Strand. Continental Bank, 79, Lombard-st.
Cox and Co., 1 and 2, Craig's-court, SW
Delhi and London Bank, Royal Bank sub-Dimsdale, Fowler, and Barnard, 50, Buildings, Bishopsgate-street.
In the case of all other Stocks the Balance for a Dividend is struck about four or five weeks before such Dividend is payable, the Stock being sequently transferable "ex-dividend."
DIVIDENDS, WHEN PAYABLE. Dividends, with certain special exceptions, are payable as follows:-To the Stockholder in person at the Head Office; to the Stockholder in person at any of the Country Branches, provided he has previously made arrangements to that effect with the Agent of the Branch in question; to a duly authorised Attorney at the Head Office only; Dividend Warrants are forwarded by Post to the Stockholder, provided he resides in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, or the Isle of Man, upon his signing a form of request. Forms can be obtained at the Head Office, at any of the Branches, and, in the case of the English Government Stocks, at any Money-Order Office.
Dividends are payable between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. (9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays), with the exception of those on Indian Promissory (Rupee) Notes and Registered (Rupee) Stock, which are payable between 9.30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays).
Indian Promissory (Rupee) Notes must be deposited at the India Office, Bank of England, prior to the payment of each Dividend.
POWERS OF ATTORNEY.
Applications for Powers of Attorney must be lodged by hand at the Power of Attorney Office.
Applications made through the Post cannot be attended to. Applications are received between the hours of 9.30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays); but if Sale Powers are required before 4p.m. the same day, applications must be lodged before 12.30 p.m.
Powers of Attorney for Dividends will be ready after 2 p.m. on the day after that on which they are applied for.
Executed Powers for Dividends only, which must be presented for examination at the Dividend Office, if in order, may be acted upon at once. Executed Powers for Sale, Transfer, &c., which must be presented for examination at the Power of Attorney Office, if lodged before 2 p.m., and found to be in order, may be acted upon on the following day.
LONDON AND WESTMINSTER BANKERS. Agra Bank, 35, Nicholas-lane. Alexanders and Co., 24, Lombard-st. Alliance Bank (Limited), Bartholomew-lane; and Kensington High
street. Anglo-Austrian Bank, 31, Lombard
Anglo-Californian, 3, Angel-court,
Anglo-Egyptian Bank, 27, Clement'slane.
Anglo-French, 43, New Broad-street. Anglo-Italian Bank, 12, St. Helen'splace.
Australian Joint-Stock Bank, 18, King William-street.
Bank of Africa, Limited, 25, Abchurch-lane.
Bank of Australasia, 4, Threadneedlestreet.
Bank of British Columbia, 28, Cornhill, E.C.
Bank of Constantinople, 19, Great Winchester-street.
Bank of British North America, 3, Clements-lane, E.C.
Bank of Egypt, 26, Old Broad-street.
Bank of Montreal, 9, Birchin-lane. Bank of New South Wales, 64, Old Broad-street.
Bank of New Zealand, 1, Queen Victoria-street.
Bank of Roumania, 15, Moorgate-st. Bank of Scotland, 43, Lothbury. Bank of South Australia, 54, Old Broad-street.
Bank of Victoria, Australia, 28, Clement's-lane.
Barclay, Bevan, and Co., 54, Lombard-street.
Baring Bros., &c., 8, Bishopsgate-
Biggerstaff, W. and J., 63, West
British Linen Company, 10, King
Glyn, Mills, and Co., 67, Lombard-st. Goslings and Sharpe, 19, Fleet-street. Green, Tomkinson, and Lloyd, 32,
Grindlay and Co., 55, Parliament-st. Harwood, Knight, and Allen, 18, Cornhill.
Herries, Farquhar, and Co., 16, St. James's-street.
Hill and Sons, 17, West Smithfield;
and Cattle Market.
Hoare, Messrs., 37, Fleet-street. Hong-Kong and Shanghai Banking
Corporation, 31, Lombard-street. Imperial Bank, 6, Lothbury, E C.; Hopkinson and Co., 3, Regent-street. Victoria-street; and 1, Sidneyplace, S. W.
Imperial Ottoman Bank, 26, ThrogInternational Bank of Hamburgh,
113, Cannon-street. Ionian Bank, 31, Finsbury-circus. King and Co., 65, Cornhill, and 45, Pall-mall.
Lacy and Son, 60, West Smithfield; 7 and 8, Bank-buildings; New Cattle Market; and Deptford. London and Brazilian Bank, New, 2, Old Broad-street. London and Provincial Bank, 7, Bank-buildings, Lothbury; 163, Edgware-road; 560, Kingsland-rd., Lewisham, Sutton, and Twickenham, &c.
Blackheath, Deptford, Greenwich, Woolwich, Stratford, Barnet, Hammersmith; and other places. London Bark of Mexico and South America, 4. Leadenhall-street. London and River Plate Bank, 52, Moorgate-street.
London and San Francisco Bank, 22,
Old Broad-street. London and South-Western Bank, 7, Fenchurch-street; 27, Regentstreet; 67, Park-street, Camden Town; High-street, Hampstead; Circus-rd., St. John's-wood; Clapham-common; Commercial-road, Stepney; Bow; 10, Loughboroughplace, Brixton; 304, Brixton-road; Manor-terrace, Kilburn; Westowhill, Norwood; Forest-hill; Ealing; Thurlow-place, Lower Norwood; 98, High-street, Peckham; Highstreet, Putney; Bank Buildings, Wandsworth Seven Sisters-road,
Upper Holloway. London and Westminster Bank, 41, Lothbury; 1, St. James's-square; 214, High Holborn; 6, High-street, Borough; 130, High-street, Whitechapel; 4, Stratford-place, Oxfordstreet; 217, Strand; 91, Westminster Bridge-road; and 192, Brompton-road.
London and Yorkshire Bank, Draper's-gardens.
London Chartered Bank of Australia, 88, Cannon-street.
London Joint-Stock Bank, 5, Princes
street, Bank; 69, Pall-mall; 124, Chancery-lane; 28, High-street, Borough; Charterhouse-street; 9, Craven-road; Metropolitan Cattle Martin and Co., 68, Lombard-street. Markets, Islington and Deptford. McGrigor Sir C. R. and Co., 25, Charles-street, St. James. McCulloch and Co., 75, Lombardstreet, E.C.
Mercantile Bank of Sydney, 30, Great
Merchant Banking Co. of London,
112, Cannon-street. National Bank, 13, Old Broad-street; 68, Bishop's-road, Bayswater; 9, Charing-cross; 189, High-street, Camden Town; 23, Old Cavendishstreet; 68, Grosvenor - gardens, Pimlico; 158. High-street, Nottinghill; and 286, Pentonville-road, &c.
National Bank of Australasia, 149,
National Bank of India, 39A, Threadneedle-street.
National Bank of New Zealand, 87, Lombard-street:
National Bank of Scotland, 37, Nicholas-lane.
National Provincial Bank of England, 112, Bishopsgate-street Within; 212, Piccadilly; 53, Baker-street; 218, Upper-street, Islington; and 88, Brompton-road. Oriental Bank Corporation, 40, Threadneedle-street.
Prescott, Grote, Cave, and Co., 62,
Praed and Co., 189, Fleet-street.
Provincial Bank of Ireland, 8, Throgmorton-avenue, E.C. Queensland National Bank, Limited, 50, Old Broad-street. Ranson, Bouverie, and Co., 1, Pallmall East.
Richardson and Co., 18, Pall-mall. Ridgway and Sons, 2, Waterloo-place.
Robarts, Lubbock, and Company, 15,
Scott, Sir Samuel, Bart., and Co., 1,
Smith, Payne, and Smiths, 1, Lombard-street.
London and County Joint - Stock Banking Co., 21, Lombard-street; Albert-gate, Knightsbridge; 21, Hanover-square; 1, Connaught-st., Edgware-road; 441, Oxford-street; 34, High-street, Boro'; 67, Highstreet, Kensington; 19, High-street, Twining, R., and Co., 215, Strand. Islington; 19, Caledonian - road, Union Bank of Australia, 1, BankIslington; 181, Shoreditch; 1, Am- buildings, Princes-street. herst-road East, Hackney; 6, Hen- Union Bank of London, 2, Princesrietta-street, Covent-garden; 74, street, City; 66, Charing-cross; 14, Westbourne grove, Bayswater; Argyll-place, Regent-street; Chan165, Westminster Bridge-road; 1, cery-lane; Holborn-circus; and Providence-place, Limehouse; 324, Bishops-road, Bayswater. High Holborn; 18, Newington- Union Bank of Scotland, 62, Cornhill. butts, S.E.; 112, Aldersgate-street; Williams, Deacon, Labouchere, and 8, Victoria-street, Westminster; Co., 20, Birchin-lane.