Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era


Great Britain: Annual Pension to the Widows of the Officers of the Land Forces in 1800

Rank
Pension
Colonel
£80
Lieutenant Colonel
£50
Major
£40
Captain and Captain Lieutenant
£30
Lieutenant
£26
Second Lieutenant, Cornet, Ensign
£20
Quartermaster and Adjutant
£20
Paymaster
£26
Chaplain
£26
Surgeon
£26
Apothecary
£26
Physician and Purveyor
£30
Assistant and Veterinary Surgeon
£20
Deputy Purveyor, Hospital Mate (Occasionally)
£16

 

SOURCE:

James, Charles. The Regimental Companion; containing the Relative Duties of Every Officer in the British Army. Vol. 1; London: T. Egerton; 1800. P. 41

 



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