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Clerks and extra clerks
tide-waiters, and weighers
Housekeepers and messengers Ecclesiastical Commission
Junior clerks and temporary clerks
Sub-inspectors of factories
Office keeper and messengers
Office-keepers, messengers, stampers, and packers
* Any candidate presenting himself within one month after attaining the prescribed age, will be eligible for examination,
+ Extra Clerks and Extra Officers, when promoted to the Establishment, to be admitted up to the age of 40 years, provided they were first employed before they reached the age of 25, and they will be entitled to reckon such previous service, provided they have been employed. tor not less than six months in each year.
# No person to be admitted from another Public Department who shall have attained the age of 30 years, nor even when over 25 and under 30, unless the party be appointed direct from such department, and shall have been under 25 when first admitted.
$ No person to be admitted who shall have attained the age of 85, although he may be removed from another Public Department.
|| Candidates who have previously been in the Public Service are eligible for Junior Clerkships until they have attained the age of 30, provided they were under 25 when they entered the Public Service, and have served continuously.
( With power, when a vacancy is filled up by transfer from another department, to extend the maximum to 30, provided the probationer had been appointed to his first office between 17 and 25.
** As regards those who have not a home in London or in the immediate vicinity, the age should be between 20 years complete and 24 years complete.
tt Indexers or Transcribers may be admitted to Clerkships up to 30, provided they were under 25 when originally appointed. The service must have been continuous.
It In the case of candidates already in the public Service, the maximum is to be 30, provided they were under 25 on first entering the Service. SS An exception being made in favour of persons, being writers, who are eligible if under 30. 1 Unless already in the Service in some other capacity. AT A person nominated to this Department who has previously, and up to the time of such nomination, been in the continuous employment of the Government, his age being, at the commencement of such employment, between 16 and 25, may be admitted, though his age may exceed 25.
Clerks in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, and
Surveyors' stationary clerks
parties Stationery Officem
* Unless the nominee shall be a certificated attorney of one of the Courts of Law at Westminster, or shall have acted for at least seven years next, before his application for such office as clerk to the Justices of any Petty Session.
+ Candidates who have previously been in some branch of the Public Service to be eligible, it der 27, it their previous service commenced before they were 25.
Candidates for Junior situations in this Department, who have been previously in the Service, are considered to be eligible so far as their age is concerned, provided that their age did not, when they were first appointed, exceed the maximum age for candidates for the situations to which they may now be nominated.
§ Any candidate presenting himself within one month, after attaining the prescribed age, will be eligible for examination.
Candidates for the situations of Letter Carriers in the Metropolitan Offices of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, will not be passed unless they are five feet five inches in height, and are able to lift two weights of half a hundredweight each.
T In the case of candidates already in the Public Service, the maximum is to be 30, provided they were under 25 on first entering the Service.
** The limit to be 45 in all cases, where there has been any previous Public Service extending beyond a period of five years.
Trade, Board of* _
stations or manufacturing branches).
Temporary clerks Commander-in-Chief's Office
Temporary clerks Adjutant General's Office
Temporary clerks Woods (Office of)
SCOTLAND. Board of Fisheries
Fishery officers Board of Supervision General Register Office
Clerks, transcribers, and sorters
25 30 46
17 17 18 17
25 30 28 35
* Including Registries of Seamen, Designs, and Joint-Stock Companies. | Persons already in the Public
Service may be transferred to the Board of Trade, provided they were, at the time when they first entered the Service, under the maximum age for admission into the class to which they may be transferred.
Unless they have been continuously in the Public Service since they were 25, in which case the maximum may be extended to 30.
$ Temporary Clerks are considered eligible up to 30, provided their service commenced before they were 25.
li Candidates nominated to clerkships after having held other situations (not being temporary clerkships) in the service of the War Office, will only be required to have been within the prescribed limits of age when they first entered the Service.
Messengers Receiver's Office
Cadets of Constabulary
Boys in office
* The Junior Clerk in the Record Branch is not to be under 18
DIFFERENT STANDARDS OF QUALIFICATION ESTABLISHED BY
THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS,
ADMIRALTY. Whitehall Branch
6. Geography. 1. Writing from Dictation
7. Either 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar (a) Translation from Latin or and Decimal Fractions).
a modern language ; 3. English Composition.
(6) The leading points of Eng. 4. Précis.
lish or Modern History; 5. Geography 6. English History.
(c) Algebra, Euclid, or any 7. Translation from French.
branch of Mathematics 8. Translation from Latin or a
or Science, second modern language. Somerset House Branch
Clerks in Dockyards, Victualling 1. Writing from Dictation.
Yards, or Naval Establishments at 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar Home, and Temporary Clerks. and Decimal Fractions).
1. Writing from Dictation, 3. English Composition.
2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar 4. Précis.
and Decimal Fractions). 5. Book-keeping by Double Entry. 3. Book-keeping. ADMIRALTY (REGISTRAR AND MARSHAL OF COURT OF). i Clerks.
(c) Geography; 1. Exercises designed to test Hand
(d) Algebra, Eucli writing and Orthography.
branch of Mathematics 2. Transcribing
or Science. 3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar Supplementary Clerks. and Decimal Fractions).
1. Exercises designed to test Hand4. English Composition.
writing and Orthography. 5, Précis.
2. Transcribing. 6. One of the following subjects : 3. Arithmetic (the first four rules, (a) Latin or a modern lan
with Practice and the Rule of guage;
Three). (6) The leading points of Eng- 4. Grammatical structure of senlish or Modern History;
tences of a simple character. * In examinations which are not competitive, the exercises in Languages are restricted to translation,
AUDIT OFFICE. Clerks
Messengers 1. Writing from Dictation.
1. Reading. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar 2. Writing from Dictation. and Decimal Fractions).
3. Arithmetic (elementary). 3. Correspondence. 4. Précis.