Royal Arsenal, Woolwich - Proof Registers

Object Title

Royal Arsenal, Woolwich - Proof Registers

Royal Arsenal, Woolwich - Proof Registers

Date

1780-1844

Reference

WOOL

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

The Woolwich Proof Registers, 1780-1844, 15 bound manuscript books containing registers

(1) Old ordnance returned and reproved, 1810-1812 : pp (ii), 283; 1-61 from the back. Also includes an issue register, 1810-1813,

(2) Old ordnance returned and reproved, 1816-1828 : pp. (vi), 268,

(3) Old ordnance returned and reproved, 1829-1844 : pp. (xvi), 326,

(4) Register of experiments 1780, at Woolwich, Landguard Fort, etc. : pp. 109,

(5) Proof of guns at Woolwich with General Desaguliers' instruments, 1779-1780 : ff. 65,

(6) Proof of guns at Woolwich with General Desaguliers' instruments, 1780-1781 : ff. 93,

(7) Proof of guns at Woolwich, March 1785 - November 1794 : incomplete : pp. 58, 76-83; ff. 36, 6, 11,

(8) Proof of guns at Woolwich, December 1794 - December 1795 : incomplete : ff. 3, 77,

(9) Proof of guns at Woolwich, January 1796 - November 1796 : original parchment binding, repaired : ff. 75,

(10) Proof of guns at Woolwich, September 1797 - June 1798 : ff. 86,

(11) Proof of guns at Woolwich, September 1803 - July 1804 : ff. 88,

(12) Proof of guns at Woolwich, July 1804 - November 1805 : ff. 262,

(13) Proof of guns at Woolwich, May 1811 - November 1813 : ff. 222,

(14) Proof of mortars and howitzers at Woolwich, May 1807 - June 1810 : ff. 83,

(15) Proof of mortars and howitzers at Woolwich, June 1810 - March 1831 : incomplete : ff. 36, 31, 3, 2

Extent

15 volumes; Manuscript

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