Carteret ministry

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List of ministers[edit]

Office Name Date
Prime Minister
First Lord of the Treasury
The Earl of Wilmington 16 February 1742 –
 2 July 1743
Henry Pelham 1743 – 1744
Lord Chancellor The Lord Hardwicke 1742 – 1744
Lord President of the Council The Earl of Harrington 1742 – 1744
Lord Privy Seal The Lord Gower 1742 – 1743
The Earl of Cholmondeley 1743 – 1744
Northern Secretary The Lord Carteret 1742 – 1744
Southern Secretary The Duke of Newcastle 1742 – 1743
Chancellor of the Exchequer Samuel Sandys 1742 – 1743
Henry Pelham 1743 – 1744
Master-General of the Ordnance The Duke of Montagu 1742 – 1743
Secretary at War Thomas Winnington 1741 – 1744
First Lord of the Admiralty The Earl of Winchilsea 1742 – 1744
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster The Earl of Cholmondeley 1742 – 1743
The Lord Edgcumbe 1743 – 1744
Paymaster of the Forces Henry Pelham 1742 – 1743
Thomas Winnington 1743 – 1744
  • Henry Pelham, who had been Paymaster of the Forces, became First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1743; he would continue to exercise those offices well into the next decade, as head of the first and second Pelham ministries.

References[edit]

  • Venning, T. (2005). Compendium of British Office Holders. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p.104.


Preceded by
Walpole ministry
Government of Great Britain
1742 – 1744
Succeeded by
First Pelham ministry