BRITISH CONSULS IN MOROCCO
IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
 
James MATRA (Consul-general) - arrived 6 May 1787. Died 19 March 1806
James GREEN (Consul General) - 19 March 1806 (?)
On leave February 1812- January 1813
Retired July 1817

1817
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) appointed July 1817(?) but did not take up his position because of plague until 1821
Isaac ABENSUR (Vice Consul) - Acting 1817- October 1821

1818
Tangier James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) out of Morocco (plague)
Isaac ABENSUR (Vice Consul) - Acting

1819
Tangier James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) out of Morocco (plague)
Isaac ABENSUR (Vice Consul) - Acting

1820
Tangier James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) out of Morocco (plague)
Isaac ABENSUR (Vice Consul) - Acting

1821
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) Out of Morocco (plague) until OCtober 1821
Isaac ABENSUR (Vice Consul) - Acting until 1821

1822

James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) salary, 1180
(V-C) salary 65
Mogador: (V-C) fees only
Rabat: (V-C) Fees only
Larache: (V-C) fees only
Tetuan: (V-C) fees only
[source: salaries, PP ***]

1823
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general)

1824
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general)

1825
Tangier
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS, Consul general, Salary £1180 fees £470
ABENSUR, Vice Consul, salary £65 (paid by Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul, fees £108
Rabat ABENSUR, Vice-Consul, Fees £65
Larache TARAGAN, Vice-Consul, Fees £43
Tetuan HUSSAN, Vice-Consul, Fees £108
[source PP, 1834 xli. 387, N.B. WILTSHIRE's name in this PP is spelt "WILLSHIRE"]

1826
Tangier
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general)
Rabat Sinbal (Sunbal)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE
[Source: Rabat - G. Beauclerk, Journey to Morocco (London: Poole & Edwards, 1828), 73; Mogador - ibid, 219]

1827

Tangier
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS, Consul-General) allowance £2,000 on leave from June 1827 and not allowed to return by Sultan
Charles ELLIS, Vice-Consul, allowance 500, Acting Consul General from June 1827
Mogador: (V-C) allowance 500
Rabat: (V-C) allowance nil
Larache: (V-C) allowance nil
Tetuan: (V-C) allowance 300
[source: salaries, PP ***]

1828
Tangier
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS, Consul-General, on leave from June 1827 - not allowed to return by Sultan till 4 March 1828
Charles ELLIS, Vice Consul, Acting Consul-General to March 1828

1829
James SHOLTO DOUGLAS (Consul general) Resigned (ill-health) April 1829
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Arrived 25 August 1829
Mogador: R. Chaillet (Vice-Consul)
 
1830
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Vice-Consul (Tangier?) W. Price
[Price: MS Eng. hist. e. 349, 480]

1831
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul appointed October 1831
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, appointed October 1831 (Also appointed US Consular agent, October or November 1831)
[Source: PP 1846, xliv, 117 for Tetuan; List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler)]

1832
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler)]
 
1833
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler)]

1834
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY, Consul-General, allowance 1,800
John BALL, Vice-Consul, allowance £300
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul, allowance £100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, allowance £100
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler); Salaries and personel in Tangiers, Mogador and Tetuan PP1834, xli 387]

1835
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler)]

1836
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler)]

1837
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Robert Adam DALZEL or DALZELL, V-C, confirmed by FO 17/3/1837; arrived July 1837, from Oran]
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
Asila Mamon Leon BENSHITON, Consular Agent (appointed pre 1837)
Larache Joseph AMSELEEM [?] Consular Agent ad interim, provisionaly appointed 4 January 1837
Rabat Samuel BENDAHAN, Consular Agent, (appointed pre 1837)
Mazagan Frederick A. REDMAN, Consular Agent, Provisional appointment, 5 April 1837, confirmed by FO 13 May 1837
Safi Abdallah ben Dahman ben Matsook [sic] ALARBY, Cons Agent (appointed pre-1837)
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler);
FO99/1, 144, Edward Drummond-Hay to Palmerston, Tangier, 1 January 1838; consular no 1; date of Dalzel's arrival: FO99/1, 177 Edward Drummond-Hay to Palmerston, Tangier, 25 October 1838, Separate.]

1838
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General)
Robert Adam DALZEL, Vice Consul, Tangier
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul
[Rabat Samuel BENDAHAN, (unpaid)
Asila Mamon Leon BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi Abdallah ben Dahman BEN MATSOOK, Consular Agent, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. REDMAN, (unpaid)]
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler);
on Dalzel: FO99/3, 106-113, E.W. Drummond Hay to Woodford, Tangier 15 December 1838; enclosure 2 in James Stephen to John Backhouse [FO], Downing Street [London], 12 January 1839; on Willshire: FO99/1, 32, Edward Drummond-Hay to Palmerston, Tangier, 16 February 1838, no 5.on Redman FO99/1, 92-95 Edward Drummond-Hay to Palmerston, Tangier, 22 June 1838, no 16; FO99/1, 144, Edward Drummond-Hay to Palmerston, Tangier, 1 January 1838; consular no 1;
Rabat, Asila, Safi, Mazagan by extrapolation between 1837 and 1841 definite information]

1839
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Agent and Consul-General) (not allowed to trade)
Robert Adam DALZEL, Vice Consul, Tangier, (not allowed to trade)
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul (allowed to trade)
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, (allowed to trade)
[Rabat Samuel BENDAHAN, (unpaid)
Asila Mamon Leon BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi Abdallah ben Dahman BEN MATSOOK, Consular Agent, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. REDMAN, (unpaid)]
 [Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler);
personnel and whether allowed to trade, title of D-H, PP 1839, xlv1 47; Rabat, Asila, Safi, Mazagan by extrapolation between 1837 and 1841 definite information]

1840
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Salary £1600
  Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul Salary £100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, salary £100
[Rabat Samuel BENDAHAN, (unpaid)
Asila Mamon Leon BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi Abdallah ben Dahman BEN MATSOOK, Consular Agent, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. REDMAN, (unpaid)]
[Source: List of HM Consuls abroad and Salaried Vice Consuls, presented to Parliament, 30 September 1841 (Wiltshire and Butler);
ditto 31 December 1840; Rabat, Asila, Safi, Mazagan by extrapolation between 1837 and 1841 definite information]

1841
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Salary £1600
E.A MULLOY, Vice-Consul, replaced by
Henry MURRAY, Vice-Consul, Salary £350, appointed August 1841
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul Salary £100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, salary £100
Rabat Samuel BENDAHAN, (unpaid)
Asila Mamon Leon BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi Abdallah ben Dahman BEN MATSOOK, Consular Agent, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. REDMAN, (unpaid)
Larache Abraham BERGIL foreigner (unpaid)
[Source: List of Salaried and Unpaid British Vice-Consuls, presented to parliament 31 March, 30 June 30 September 1842; PP 1846, xliv, 117 for V-C, Tangier]

1842
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Salary £1600
Henry MURRAY, Vice-Consul, Salary £350
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul Salary £100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, salary £100
Rabat Jacob SERUJIA, (unpaid)
Asila M.L. BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi J.A. RANDON, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. Redman, (unpaid)
Larache Yontob Bergil. foreigner (unpaid)
[Source: List of Salaried and Unpaid British Vice-Consuls, presented to parliament 31 March, 30 September 1842]

1843
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Salary £1600
Henry MURRAY, Vice-Consul, Salary £350
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul Salary £100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, salary £100
Rabat [and Dar al-Baida after middle of 1843] Jacob SERUJIA, (unpaid)
Dar al-Baida [to middle of 1843] C. MICALLEF
Asila M.L. BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi J.A. RANDON, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. Redman, (unpaid)
Larache Yontob Bergil. foreigner (unpaid)
[Source: PP 1846 xliv, 117 for salaries and all positions; List of Salaried and Unpaid British Vice-Consuls, presented to parliament 31 March, 30 June, 31 December 1843]

1844
Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Salary
Henry MURRAY, Vice-Consul, S
John DRUMMOND HAY, Assistant to Consul-General, arrived 29 July 1849
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul,
Rabat [and Dar al-Baida after middle of 1843] Jacob SERUJIA, (unpaid)
Dar al-Baida [to middle of 1843] C. MICALLEF
Asila M.L. BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi J.A. RANDON, (unpaid)
Mazagan Frederick A. Redman, (unpaid)
Larache Yontob Bergil. foreigner (unpaid)
[By extrapolation from previous year and subsequent year; "Statement of Services" Foreign Office List 1886, 115-116)

1845

Tangier
Edward William Auriol DRUMMOND HAY (Consul-General) Died in post 28 February 1845 replaced by
John DRUMMOND-HAY, Agent & Consul-General Appointed March 1845 Salary 1,600
Henry MURRAY, Vice-Consul
Mogador William WILTSHIRE, Vice-Consul, replaced by
William GRACE, Vice-Consul, appointed February 1845 Salary 100
Tetuan James BUTLER, Vice-Consul, salary £100
Rabat/ Dar al-Baida Jacob SERUJIA, (unpaid) replaced by
William James ELTON, Vice-Consul (unpaid) appointed September 1846
Asila M.L. BENSHITON, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid)
Safi J.A. RANDON, (unpaid) replaced by
G.B. GAMBARO, Consular Agent, foreigner, (unpaid) apptd Oct. 1846
Mazagan Frederick A. Redman, (unpaid)
Larache Yontob Bergil. foreigner (unpaid)
[Source: PP 1854-55 L 389; List of Salaried and Unpaid British Vice-Consuls, presented to parliament, 1 Jan 1845; PP 1846 xliv, 117 for salaries and all positions; List of Salaried and Unpaid British Vice-Consuls, presented to parliament 1 Jan 1846 (GRACE)]