Private Secretary to First Lord and Lord High Admiral 1800-70

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.C. Sainty

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1975

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65-66

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'Private Secretary to First Lord and Lord High Admiral 1800-70', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870 (1975), pp. 65-66. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16675 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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Private Secretary to First Lord and Lord High Admiral 1800-70

The office of Secretary or Private Secretary to the First Lord (or Lord High Admiral) was first included in the establishment in 1800 when a salary of £300 was made available for its holder. (fn. 1) In 1824 it was provided that, in those cases in which the Private Secretary was not in receipt of any other emolument from the crown, the salary should begin at £500 and rise by annual increments of £10 to £600. (fn. 2) No salary was paid to those Private Secretaries who were members of the House of Commons. (fn. 3)

LIST OF APPOINTMENTS
Spencer 1794-1801 1800 7 Feb. Harrison. J.
St. Vincent 1801-4 1801 17 April Tucker, B.
1802 5 Jan. Parker, G.
Melville 1804-5 1804 12 July Budge, W.
Barham 1805-6 1805 8 May Thomson, J. D.
Grey 1806 1806 14 March Grant, H.
Grenville 1806-7 1806 3 Oct. Golding, E.
Mulgrave 1807-10 1807 29 June Moorsom, R.
1809 19 April O'Brien, Lord E.
Yorke 1810-12 1810 7 May Edgcumbe, F.
Melville 1812-27 1812 22 June Hay, R. W.
1823 3 April Baillie Hamilton, G.
Clarence 1827-8 1827 13 Sept. Spencer, Hon. R. C.
Melville 1828-30 1828 4 Oct. Saunders Dundas, Hon. R.
Graham 1830-4 1830 29 Nov. Briggs, J. T.
1830 11 Dec. Stewart, E.
1831 26 May Graham, G.
Auckland 1834 1834 16 June Gipps, G.
de Grey 1834-5 1834 31 Dec. Cole, J. G.
Auckland 1835 1835 27 April Gipps, G.
1835 22 June Grey, Hon. F. W.
Minto 1835-41 1835 23 Sept. Tufnell, H.
1839 Melgund, Viscount (acting)
1841 27 April Christie, W. D.
Haddington 1841-6 1841 10 Sept. Baillie Hamilton, W. A.
1845 29 Jan. Saunders Dundas, Hon. R.
Ellenborough 1846 1846 16 Jan. Law, Hon. H. S.
Auckland 1846-9 1846 13 July Eden, H.
1848 13 Nov. Eden, C.
Baring 1849-52 1849 16 Jan. Eden, C.
Northumberland 1852-3 1852 3 March Pelham, Hon. F. T.
Graham 1853-5 1853 6 Jan. O'Brien, H. H. D.
Wood 1855-8 1855 8 March Baring, T. G.
1857 1 May Drummond, Hon. J. R.
Pakington 1858-9 1858 13 March Murray, H. H.
Somerset 1859-66 1859 4 July Moore, J.
1862 24 Nov. Ryder, A. P.
Pakington 1866-7 1863 27 April Hall, R.
1867-8 1866 20 March Campbell, F. A.
Childers 1868 1866 16 July Pakington, J. S.
Lowry Corry 1867 9 March Brandreth, T.
1868 22 Dec. Seymour, F. B. P.
1870 16 July Scudamore Stanhope, C. S.

Footnotes

1 Order in council 15 Jan. 1800 (HC 138 p. 3 (1816) xiii, 171).
2 Order in council 23 June 1824 (PC 2/205 pp. 501-2).
3 Adm. 12/344, 23 Oct. 1838.