Briarly, a British subject was appointed Spanish Consul-General in Tangier in 1823 or 1824. His successor Antonio de Beramendí Y Freire, and a Vice-Consul, José Rico, were appointed in 1828, but Brairly seems not to have left immediately (Calendario Manual y Guia de Forasteros en Madrid)
Mr Brown, "the Surgeon sent hither to attend the Sultan."
British Vice-Consul in Mogador, 1829. He left in July 1830 and wrote an account of his return trip to Europe "Observations on the Western Coast of the Marocco state during my journey from Mogador to Tangier in July & August 1830." William Wiltshire (or Willshire) was appointed to replace him in October 1831.
James Sholto Douglas, a former army Major, son of the collector of customs in Jamaica. He was appointed Consul in July 1817 but because of plague did not take up his position until 1821. In the meantime Isaac Abensur his Vice Consul acted for him. Douglas went on leave from June 1827 but was not allowed to return by Sultan till 4 March 1828, and resigned for reasons of ill-health in April 1829. He died January 1830.
Drummond-Hay, Edward William Auriol
EdwardWilliam Auriol Drummond-Hay was born on 4 Apr 1785 and married Louisa Margaret Thomson on 14 December 1812. Military service: Major, 73rd Regiment, 1816. Elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in 1823 when employed as a Clerk to the Lord Lyon King of Arms. He was Secretary of SAS 1827-1828. In 1829 he was appointed Consul at Tangier, Morocco, and arrived to take up his post on 25 August 1829 He died on 28 February 1845 at Tangier, aged 59, and was replaced by his son John. Drummond-Hay Family tree.
(portrait of EWA Drummond-Hay
courtesy of Robert Drummond-Hay)
b. 4 March 1815 d. January 1884
Appointed clerk in Colonial Office in 1834 through the influence of Robert Hay.
Drummond-Hay Family tree.
b. 1 June 1816 d November 1893
Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay was born on 1 June 1816. At the age of 15, in 1832, he paid his first visit to Tangier and then, in 1834 toured Spain with his tutor Gregorio de Borgas y Tarius. In 1840 he was briefly assistant to the Consul at Alexandria, Egypt, before moving to Constantinople where he worked first under Lord Ponsonby and then under Sir Straford Canning, the a rchitect of British proposals for reform of the Ottoman Empire. In July 1844 he went to Tangier to take up position as Assistant to his father, the Consul-General. His father died on 28 February 1845 and John was appointed to act in his stead. On 7 Oct 1845 he married Annette Carstensen, daughter of Johan Arnold Heironymus Carstensen, the Danish consul in Tangier. He was knighted in 1862 and promoted toMinister Plenipotentiary in 1874.
John Duguid was a merchant in Gibraltar. Just before he left Tangier for his trip, Drummond-Hay drew £500 at 30 days sight upon the Treasury in favour of Duguid. FO52/31, Drummond-Hay to Murray, Tangier, 20 October 1829 encloses Copy Drummond-Hay to Lords Commissioners of Treasury, Tangier 20 October 1829.
Evidently, Harriet was a family name. Drummond-Hay Family tree.
Hay-Drummond, Edward Auriol
b. 10 April 1758, married Elizabeth de Vismes, 1782
Dean of Bocking, Prebendary of York & Southwell, Rector of Hadleigh, and a Chaplain in Ordinary to George II and George IV. Drummond-Hay Family tree.
George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton died 17 July 1827.
Peter Kofoed Anker
Danish Consul in Tangier, appointed 12 December 1800; Appointed Consul-General in 1821. Died in office, 25 February 1832 and replaced as Consul-General by Johan Arnold Carstensen. The Schousboes whom Drummond-Hay met up with in Marrakesh were the consul's son Peter and his younger brother Frederick.
(Information supplied by K Kjoelsen, Head of the Archives and Library, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asiatisk Plads 2, DK-1488, Kobenhavn K, Denmark)
Before setting out, E.W. Drummond Hay asked General Don, the Governor of Gibraltar, for officers to help him on his journey. He wanted a medical officer and "another whose science in various departments might enable me to collect many valuable facts for which I might not be able to depend upon my own unassisted observation . . " Don sent James Edward Williams, Assistant Surgeon of the Ordnance Medical Department and Lt. William Mein Smith of the Royal Artillery. (FO52/31, Hay to Murray, Rabat, 22 November 1829 [3rd letter]) Smith joined the R.A. as a Gentleman Cadet, became 2nd Lieutenant in June 1822, 1st Lieutenant in November 1827 2nd Captain in November 1839 and retured on half-pay in April 1842. He was stationed in Canada, July 1823- August 1828 and in Gibraltar February 1829 to April 1836. (Askwith, List)
Consul for the Netherlands
Naval surveyor. Joined the British Royal Navy May 1812, served in war against United States, then off Greenland coast protecting whalers. Royal Naval College 1814-1816, passed out with gold medal for proficeincy in mathematics. Served on North American and South American Stations. Lieutenant 1821. Served in West Indies and Mediterranean. Returned to England 1828 and took leave of absence to accompany Drummond-Hay 1830-1833. His account of this trip was published in the first volume of the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London in 1832, of which he was a foundation member, Flag lieutenant to Admiral of the Nore. 1833 Commander. 1836 Secretary of Royal Geographical Society. 1841-47 commander of various survey ships. Fellow of the Royal Society 1845. Naval Hydrographer 1855-63. Rear Admiral 1862. Noted for delicate health and extraordinary attentiion to detail. See Dictionary of National Biography.
Before setting out, E.W. Drummond Hay asked General Don, the Governor of Gibraltar, for officers to help him on his journey. He wanted a medical officer and "another whose science in various departments might enable me to collect many valuable facts for which I might not be able to depend upon my own unassisted observation . . " Don sent James Edward Williams, Assistant Surgeon of the Ordnance Medical Department and Lt. William Mein Smith of the Royal Artillery. (FO52/31, Hay to Murray, Rabat, 22 November 1829 [3rd letter])
Willshire, William British Vice-Consul in Mogador 1825-26 and 1831-February 1845, when he was replaced by William Grace, Vice-Consul. His salary during the second period was £100 a year. In Parliamentary Papers for 1834 xli. 387, and in the Royal Geographical Society archives his name is spelt "Willshire," but in other official papers he is referred to as "Wiltshire." In 1845, he drew a sketch-map of southern Morocco for the Royal Geographical Society of London and provided a commentary on part of it