By Colin Ulph
The story of The Paymaster General’s Office 1836-1986
A fight for survival in the 19th century, overcrowded conditions at Whitehall, devastation, by a wartime bomb, a post-war exodus to Sussex, the rapid advance of technology – all have featured in the 150 year history of the Paymaster General’s Office. A comparative newcomer with 20 years in the, department, Colin Ulph has delved into the archives and tapped the memories of long serving staff to compile a fascinating picture .of the life and times of an Office with a proud record of service to the government and the public.
163 pages 46 illustrations