Victorian London - Organisations - Government Departments - Paymaster General's Office

PAYMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE, WHITEHALL. The office her Majesty's Paymaster-General for the payment of army, navy, ordnance, civil service, and exchequer bills. The office is managed by the paymaster, the assistant-paymaster, and a staff of sixty clerks. It was originally the office of the Paymaster-General of the Forces, and was not permanently enlarged utill 1836.

Peter Cunningham, Hand-Book of London, 1850

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Paymaster Generalís Office, Whitehall, SW. Hours 10 till 4óNEAREST Railway Stations, Charing cross (S.E. and Dist.) and Westminster-bridge; Omnibus Routes, Whitehall and Strand; Cab Rank; Horse Guards.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879