Under-Secretary of State for India

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This is a list of Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State and Permanent Under-Secretaries of State at the India Office during the period of British rule between 1866 and 1948, and for Burma from 1858-1948.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State was a ministerial position and the Permanent Under-Secretary of State was a civil service positions.

Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State for India, 1858-1937[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office
Henry Baillie Fond blanc.svg 1858 1859
Hon. Thomas Baring 1stEarlOfNorthbrooke.jpg 1859 1861
The Earl de Grey George Robinson 1st Marquess of Ripon.jpg 1861 1861
Hon. Thomas Baring 1stEarlOfNorthbrooke.jpg 1861 1864
The Lord Wodehouse 1st Earl of Kimberley 1868.jpg 1864 1864
The Lord Dufferin and Clandeboye Lord Dufferin.jpg 1864 1866
James Stansfeld James Stansfeld.JPG 1866 1866
Sir James Fergusson, Bt Sir James Fergusson.jpg 1866 1867
The Lord Clinton Fond blanc.svg 1867 1868
M. E. Grant Duff Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff.jpg 1868 1874
Lord George Hamilton Lord George Hamilton.JPG 1874 1878
Hon. Edward Stanhope Edward Stanhope.jpg 1878 1880
The Marquess of Lansdowne Marquess of Lansdowne.jpg 1880 1880
Viscount Enfield Viscount Enfield Vanity Fair 14 September 1872.jpg 1880 1883
John Kynaston Cross Fond blanc.svg 1883 1885
The Lord Harris Lord Harris.jpg 1885 1886
Sir Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, Bt Ughtred James Kay-Shuttleworth Vanity Fair 18 August 1904.jpg 1886 1886
Stafford Howard Fond blanc.svg 1886 1886
Sir John Eldon Gorst John Eldon Gorst.jpg 1886 1891
Hon. George Curzon George Curzon2.jpg 1891 1892
George W. E. Russell Fond blanc.svg 1892 1894
The Lord Reay Fond blanc.svg 1894 1895
The Earl of Onslow 4thEarlOfOnslow.jpg 1895 1900
The Earl of Hardwicke 6th Earl of Hardwicke.png 1900 1902
Earl Percy Henry Percy, Earl Percy Vanity Fair 2 September 1897.jpg 1902 1904
Vacant Fond blanc.svg 1904 1904
The Marquess of Bath Marquess of Bath Vanity Fair 1896-04-23.jpg 1904 1905
John Ellis Fond blanc.svg 1905 1907
Charles Hobhouse Charles Hobhouse.jpg 1907 1908
Thomas Buchanan Thomas Buchanan.jpg 1908 1909
The Master of Elibank Lord Murray of Elibank - Bain Collection.jpg 1909 1910
Hon. Edwin Samuel Montagu Montagu cropped.jpg 1910 1914
Charles Henry Roberts 1910 Charles Roberts MP.jpg 1914 1915
The Lord Islington Lord Islington.JPG 1915 1919
The Lord Sinha Fond blanc.svg 1919 1920
The Earl of Lytton 2ndEarlOfLytton.jpg 1920 1922
The Earl Winterton Winterton6.JPG 1922 1924
Robert Richards Fond blanc.svg 1924 1924
The Earl Winterton Winterton6.JPG 1924 1929
Drummond Shiels Fond blanc.svg 1929 1929
The Earl Russell Fond blanc.svg 1929 1931
The Lord Snell Harry Snell.JPG 1931 1931
Vacant Fond blanc.svg 1931 1931
The Marquess of Lothian Fond blanc.svg 1931 1932
Rab Butler RA Butler cropped.png 1932 1937

Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State for India and Burma, 1937-1948[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office
Lord Stanley Fond blanc.svg 1937 1938
Anthony Muirhead Fond blanc.svg 1938 1939
Hon. Hugh O'Neill Fond blanc.svg 1939 1940
The Duke of Devonshire Fond blanc.svg 1940 1943
The Earl of Munster Fond blanc.svg 1943 1944
The Earl of Listowel Fond blanc.svg 1944 1945
The Earl of Scarbrough Fond blanc.svg 1945 1945
Arthur Henderson Fond blanc.svg 1945 1947

Permanent Under-Secretaries of State for India, 1858-1937[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office
Sir George Russell Clerk Fond blanc.svg 1858 1860
Herman Merivale Fond blanc.svg 1860 1874
Sir Louis Mallet Fond blanc.svg 1874 1883
Sir Arthur Godley Fond blanc.svg 1883 1909
Sir Richmond Ritchie Fond blanc.svg 1909 1912
Sir Thomas Holderness Fond blanc.svg 1912 1920
Sir William Duke Fond blanc.svg 1920 1924
Sir Arthur Hirtzel Fond blanc.svg 1924 1930
Sir Findlater Stewart Fond blanc.svg 1930 1937

Permanent Under-Secretaries of State for India and Burma, 1937-1948[edit]

Name Portrait Entered office Left office
Sir Findlater Stewart Fond blanc.svg 1937 1941
Sir David Monteath Fond blanc.svg 1941 1948

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