An Example of a Bengal Pilot Service Nomination



Source: BL: IOR: L/MAR/8/4 - Nominations of candidates for appointments to the Indian Navy and the Bengal Pilot Service submitted by the Finance, Home and Public Works Committee for Royal Approval - 9th November 1858 to 21st November 1861


There is a hand-written, but neatly compiled alphabetical index at the rear of this relatively small volume.






At a Finance, Home + Public Works

Committee, the 25th February 1859


.....The undermentioned Candidates for

Bengal Pilot Service, appeared before

the Committee and produced the

Certificates required by the Regulations,




By whom nominated

Thomas Reddie

Francis Thurlow Rayner

Lord Stanley

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