Vice-President of the Board of Trade

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The Hon. Dudley Ryder, later 1st Earl of Harrowby, who served as Vice-President of the Board of Trade from 1790 to 1801.

The office of Vice-President of the Board of Trade was a junior ministerial position in the government of the United Kingdom. The office was created in 1786 and abolished in 1867. From 1848 onwards the office was held concurrently with that of Paymaster-General. The office was succeeded by that of Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade.

Notable holders of the office include Lord Grenville, William Ewart Gladstone, Lord Goderich and the Earl Granville.

Vice-Presidents of the Board of Trade, 1786–1867[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
William Grenville 23 August 1786 8 August 1789
The Marquess of Graham
(Duke of Montrose from
23 September 1790)
8 August 1789 20 October 1790
Hon. Dudley Ryder 20 October 1790 18 November 1801
The Lord Glenbervie 18 November 1801 8 February 1804
Nathaniel Bond 8 February 1804 6 June 1804
George Rose 6 June 1804 5 February 1806
Earl Temple 5 February 1806 30 March 1807
George Rose 30 March 1807 29 September 1812
Hon. Frederick John Robinson 29 September 1812 24 January 1818
Thomas Wallace 24 January 1818 3 April 1823
Charles Grant 3 April 1823 5 February 1828
Thomas Frankland Lewis 5 February 1828 30 May 1828
Thomas Courtenay 30 May 1828 22 November 1830
Charles Poulett Thomson 22 November 1830 20 December 1834
Viscount Lowther 20 December 1834 6 May 1835
Henry Labouchere 6 May 1835 29 August 1839
Richard Lalor Sheil 29 August 1839 28 June 1841
Hon. Fox Maule 28 June 1841 3 September 1841
William Ewart Gladstone 3 September 1841 10 June 1843
The Earl of Dalhousie 10 June 1843 5 February 1845
Sir George Clerk, Bt 5 February 1845 8 July 1846
Thomas Milner Gibson 8 July 1846 8 May 1848
The Earl Granville 8 May 1848 11 February 1852
The Lord Stanley of Alderley 11 February 1852 27 February 1852
The Lord Colchester 27 February 1852 4 January 1853
The Lord Stanley of Alderley 4 January 1853 31 March 1855
Hon. Edward Pleydell-Bouverie 31 March 1855 13 August 1855
Robert Lowe 13 August 1855 6 April 1858
The Earl of Donoughmore 6 April 1858 3 March 1859
Lord Lovaine 3 March 1859 18 June 1859
James Wilson 18 June 1859 12 August 1859
William Francis Cowper 12 August 1859 22 February 1860
William Hutt 22 February 1860 29 November 1865
George Goschen 29 November 1865 12 March 1866
William Monsell 12 March 1866 10 July 1866
Stephen Cave 10 July 1866 12 August 1867

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