Liverpool ministry

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Liverpool ministry
1812–1827
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Liverpool (1823)
Date formed8 June 1812 (1812-06-08)
Date dissolved9 April 1827 (1827-04-09)
People and organisations
Monarch
Represented byPrince Regent (1812–1820)
Prime MinisterLord Liverpool
Member partyTory Party
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyWhig Party
Opposition leaders
History
Election(s)
Legislature term(s)
PredecessorPerceval ministry
SuccessorCanning ministry

This is a list of members of the government of the United Kingdom in office under the leadership of Lord Liverpool from 1812 to 1827. He was appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by the Prince Regent after the assassination of Spencer Perceval.

The Cabinet[edit]

1812–1827[edit]

Changes[edit]

  • Late 1812 – Lord Camden leaves the Cabinet
  • September 1814 – William Wellesley-Pole (Lord Maryborough from 1821), the Master of the Mint, enters the Cabinet
  • February 1816 – George Canning succeeds Lord Buckinghamshire at the Board of Control
  • January 1818 – Frederick John Robinson, the President of the Board of Trade, enters the Cabinet
  • January 1819 – The Duke of Wellington succeeds Lord Mulgrave as Master-General of the Ordnance. Lord Mulgrave becomes minister without portfolio
  • 1820 – Lord Mulgrave leaves the cabinet
  • January 1821 – Charles Bathurst succeeds Canning as President of the Board of Control, remaining also at the Duchy of Lancaster
  • January 1822 – Robert Peel succeeds Lord Sidmouth as Home Secretary
  • February 1822 – Charles Williams-Wynn succeeds Charles Bathurst at the Board of Control. Bathurst remains at the Duchy of Lancaster and in the Cabinet
  • September 1822 – Following the suicide of Lord Londonderry, George Canning becomes Foreign Secretary and Leader of the House of Commons
  • January 1823 – Vansittart, elevated to the peerage as Lord Bexley, succeeds Charles Bathurst as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. F.J. Robinson succeeds Vansittart as Chancellor of the Exchequer. He is succeeded at the Board of Trade by William Huskisson
  • 1823 – Lord Maryborough, the Master of the Mint, leaves the Cabinet. His successor in the office is not a Cabinet member

Full list of ministers[edit]

Members of the Cabinet are in bold face.

Office Name Date
First Lord of the Treasury
Leader of the House of Lords
The Earl of Liverpool 8 June 1812 – 9 April 1827
Chancellor of the Exchequer Nicholas Vansittart 9 June 1812
F. J. Robinson 21 January 1823
Secretaries to the Treasury Richard Wharton Continued in office – 1814
Charles Arbuthnot Continued in office – 1823
Stephen Rumbold Lushington 1814–1827
John Charles Herries 1823–1827
Junior Lords of the Treasury William Vesey-FitzGerald 16 June 1812 – 7 January 1817
Berkeley Paget 16 June 1812 – 13 June 1826
F. J. Robinson 16 June 1812 – 25 November 1813
James Brogden 16 June 1812 – 20 December 1813
Viscount Lowther 25 November 1813 – 30 April 1827
Charles Grant 20 December 1813 – 25 March 1819
John Maxwell-Barry 7 January 1817 – 3 May 1823
William Odell 7 January 1817 – 25 March 1819
Lord Granville Somerset 25 March 1819 – 30 April 1827
Edmond Alexander Macnaghten 25 March 1819 – 30 April 1827
Earl of Mount Charles 13 June 1826 – 30 April 1827
Lord Chancellor The Lord Eldon[a] Continued in office
Lord President of the Council The Earl of Harrowby 11 June 1812
Lord Privy Seal The Earl of Westmorland Continued in office
Home Secretary The Viscount Sidmouth 11 June 1812
Robert Peel 17 January 1822
Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department Henry Goulburn Continued in office
John Hiley Addington August 1812
Henry Clive April 1818
George Robert Dawson January 1822
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Leader of the House of Commons
Viscount Castlereagh[b] Continued in office
George Canning 16 September 1822
Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Edward Cooke Continued in office
Joseph Planta 25 July 1817
The Earl of Clanwilliam 22 January 1822
Lord Francis Conyngham[c] January 1823 – January 1826
The Lord Howard de Walden July 1824 – April 1827
The Marquess of Clanricarde January 1826 – April 1827
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies The Earl Bathurst 11 June 1812
Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies Henry Bunbury Continued in office – 1816
Robert Peel Continued in office – 1812
Henry Goulburn 1812–1821
Robert Wilmot Horton 1821
First Lord of the Admiralty The Viscount Melville Continued in office
First Secretary to the Admiralty John Wilson Croker Continued in office
Civil Lords of the Admiralty F. J. Robinson Continued in office – 5 October 1812
Lord Walpole Continued in office – 5 October 1812
William Dundas Continued in office – 23 August 1814
Sir George Warrender 5 October 1812 – 8 February 1822
John Osborn[d] 5 October 1812 – 16 February 1824
The Marquess of Worcester 24 May 1816 – 15 March 1819
Sir George Clerk 15 March 1819 – 2 May 1827
Lord William Douglas 8 February – 23 March 1822
16 February 1824 – 2 May 1827
President of the Board of Trade The Earl Bathurst Continued in office
The Earl of Clancarty 29 September 1812
F. J. Robinson 24 January 1818
William Huskisson 31 January 1823
Vice-President of the Board of Trade George Rose Continued in office
F. J. Robinson 29 September 1812
Thomas Wallace 24 January 1818
Charles Grant 3 April 1823
President of the Board of Control The Earl of Buckinghamshire Continued in office
George Canning 20 June 1816
Charles Bragge Bathurst 16 January 1821
Charles Williams-Wynn 8 February 1822
Secretary to the Board of Control John Bruce Continued in office
Thomas Courtenay 20 August 1812
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster The Earl of Buckinghamshire 23 June 1812
Charles Bathurst 23 August 1812
Nicholas Vansittart[e] 13 February 1823
Master-General of the Ordnance The Earl of Mulgrave Continued in office
The Duke of Wellington 1 January 1819
Lieutenant-General of the Ordnance Sir Thomas Trigge Continued in office – 11 January 1814
Sir Hildebrand Oakes 9 March 1814 – 9 September 1822
The Viscount Beresford 18 February 1823
Sir George Murray 22 March 1824
Sir William Henry Clinton 30 April 1825
Treasurer of the Ordnance Thomas Alcock Continued in office
William Holmes 20 June 1818
Surveyor-General of the Ordnance Robert Moorsom Continued in office
Sir Ulysses Burgh[f] 16 March 1820
Clerk of the Ordnance Robert Plumer Ward Continued in office
Sir Henry Hardinge 29 April 1823
Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance Thomas Thoroton Continued in office
Edmund Phipps 31 October 1812
Storekeeper of the Ordnance Mark Singleton Continued in office
Treasurer of the Navy George Rose Continued in office
F. J. Robinson 12 February 1818
William Huskisson 8 February 1823
Secretary at War Viscount Palmerston Continued in office
Master of the Mint The Earl Bathurst Continued in office
The Earl of Clancarty 30 October 1812
William Wellesley-Pole[g] 28 September 1814
Thomas Wallace 9 October 1823
Paymaster of the Forces Charles Long Continued in office – 1826
Lord Charles Henry Somerset Continued in office – 1813
F. J. Robinson 9 November 1813 – 1817
William Vesey-FitzGerald 1826
Postmaster General The Earl of Chichester Continued in office – 1826
The Earl of Sandwich Continued in office – 1814
The Earl of Clancarty 1814–1816
The Marquess of Salisbury 1816–1823
Lord Frederick Montagu 1826–1827
First Commissioner of Woods and Forests The Lord Glenbervie Continued in office
William Huskisson 1814
Charles Arbuthnot 1823
Minister without Portfolio The Earl Camden[h] June 1812 – December 1812
The Earl of Mulgrave January 1819 – May 1820
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland The Duke of Richmond Continued in office
The Earl Whitworth June 1813
The Earl Talbot October 1817
The Marquess Wellesley December 1821
Chief Secretary for Ireland William Wellesley-Pole Continued in office
Robert Peel August 1812
Charles Grant August 1818
Henry Goulburn December 1821
Attorney General Sir Thomas Plumer 26 June 1812
Sir William Garrow 4 May 1813
Sir Samuel Shepherd 7 May 1817
Sir Robert Gifford 24 July 1819
Sir John Singleton Copley 9 January 1824
Sir Charles Wetherell 20 September 1826
Solicitor General Sir William Garrow 26 June 1812
Sir Robert Dallas 4 May 1813
Sir Samuel Shepherd 22 December 1813
Sir Robert Gifford 7 May 1817
Sir John Singleton Copley 24 July 1819
Sir Charles Wetherell 9 January 1824
Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal 20 September 1826
Judge Advocate General Charles Manners-Sutton Continued in office
Sir John Beckett 25 June 1817
Lord Advocate Archibald Colquhoun Continued in office
Alexander Maconochie 1816
Sir William Rae Bt 1819
Solicitor General for Scotland David Monypenny Continued in office
Alexander Maconochie 1813
James Wedderburn 1816
John Hope 1822
Attorney General for Ireland William Conyngham Plunket 1822
Solicitor General for Ireland Charles Kendal Bushe Continued in office
Henry Joy 20 February 1822
Lord Steward of the Household The Earl of Cholmondeley Continued in office
The Marquess Conyngham 11 December 1821
Treasurer of the Household Viscount Jocelyn Continued in office
Lord Charles Bentinck 29 July 1812
William Henry Fremantle 27 May 1826
Comptroller of the Household Lord George Thynne Continued in office
Lord George Beresford 29 July 1812
Lord Chamberlain of the Household The Marquess of Hertford Continued in office
The Duke of Montrose 14 December 1821
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household The Earl of Yarmouth Continued in office
Viscount Jocelyn 28 July 1812
The Marquess of Graham 7 February 1821
Master of the Horse The Duke of Montrose Continued in office
The Duke of Dorset 12 December 1821
Master of the Buckhounds The Marquess Cornwallis Continued in office
The Lord Maryborough 22 August 1823
Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners The Earl of Courtown Continued in office
Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard The Earl of Macclesfield Continued in office
Notes
  1. ^ Created Earl of Eldon in July 1821.
  2. ^ Succeeded as Marquess of Londonderry, 6 April 1821.
  3. ^ Styled as Earl of Mount Charles after 1824.
  4. ^ Became Sir John Osborn, Bt, in 1818.
  5. ^ Created Baron Bexley 1 March 1823.
  6. ^ Succeeded as Baron Downes, 3 March 1826.
  7. ^ Created Baron Maryborough 17 July 1821.
  8. ^ Created Marquess Camden in September 1812.

References[edit]

  • Chris Cook and John Stevenson, British Historical Facts 1760–1830
  • Joseph Haydn and Horace Ockerby, The Book of Dignities
Preceded by
Perceval ministry
Government of the United Kingdom
1812–1827
Succeeded by
Canning ministry