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This is a list of members of the Tory government of the United Kingdom in office under the leadership of the Duke of Portland from 1807 to 1809.

Members of the Cabinet are in bold face.

Office Name Date Notes
First Lord of the Treasury The Duke of Portland 31 March 1807 – 4 October 1809
Leader of the House of Commons
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Hon. Spencer Perceval 26 March 1807
Secretaries to the Treasury Hon Henry Wellesley 1 April 1807 - 5 April 1809 Senior Secretary
Charles Arbuthnot 5 April 1809 Senior Secretary
William Huskisson 1 April 1807 Junior Secretary
Junior Lords of the Treasury William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, Marquess of Titchfield 31 March 1807 – 16 September 1807  
Hon. William Eliot 31 March 1807  
William Sturges Bourne 31 March 1807  
John Foster 16 September 1807  
Richard Ryder 16 September 1807 – 2 December 1807  
Hon. William Brodrick 2 December 1807  
Lord Chancellor The Lord Eldon April 1807  
Lord President of the Council The Earl Camden March 1807  
Lord Privy Seal The Earl of Westmorland March 1807  
Home Secretary The Earl of Liverpool 25 March 1807  
Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department Charles Watkin Williams-Wynn continued in office – 30 November 1807  
Hon. Charles Jenkinson 30 November 1807  
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs George Canning 25 March 1807  
Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Viscount FitzHarris 30 March 1807 –19 August 1807  
Charles Bagot 19 August 1807  
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies Lord Castlereagh 25 March 1807  
Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies Edward Cooke 25 March 1807  
Under-Secretary of State for War Hon Charles William Stewart 25 March 1807 – 1 May 1809  
Hon. F. J. Robinson 1 May 1809  
First Lord of the Admiralty The Lord Mulgrave 6 April 1807  
First Secretary to the Admiralty William Marsden Continued in office - 24th June 1807  
Hon William Wellesley-Pole 24 June 1807 - 12 October 1809  
Civil Lords of the Admiralty Robert Ward 6 April 1807  
The Viscount Palmerston 6 April 1807  
James Buller 6 April 1807  
President of the Board of Trade
Master of the Mint
The Earl Bathurst 26 March 1807  
Vice-President of the Board of Trade George Rose 30 March 1807  
President of the Board of Control Hon. Robert Saunders-Dundas April 1807 - July 1809  
The Earl of Harrowby July 1809  
Secretary to the Board of Control George Peter Holford 8 April 1807  
Master-General of the Ordnance The Earl of Chatham 4 April 1807  
Lieutenant-General of the Ordnance Sir Thomas Trigge continued in office  
Treasurer of the Ordnance Joseph Hunt 7 April 1807  
Surveyor-General of the Ordnance James Murray Hadden continued in office  
Clerk of the Ordnance Hon William Wellesley-Pole 7 April 1807 - 29 July 1807  
Hon. Cropley Ashley-Cooper 29 July 1807  
Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance Hon. Cropley Ashley-Cooper 7 April 1807 - 29 July 1807  
Thomas Thoroton 29 July 1807  
Storekeeper of the Ordnance Mark Singleton 7 April 1807  
Treasurer of the Navy George Rose continued in office  
Secretary at War The Viscount Palmerston continued in office  
Paymaster of the Forces Charles Long continued in office  
Lord Charles Henry Somerset continued in office  
Postmaster General The Earl of Chichester continued in office  
The Earl of Sandwich continued in office  
Surveyor General of Woods, Forests, Parks, and Chases The Lord Glenbervie continued in office – July 1810 merged to form the Commissioners of Woods, Forests and Land Revenues
First Commissioner of Woods and Forests The Lord Glenbervie July 1810  
Ministers without Portfolio The Duke of Portland 4 October 1809 – 30 October 1809  
The Earl of Harrowby November 1809 – June 1812  
The Earl Camden 8 April 1812 – June 1812  
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland The Duke of Richmond continued in office  
Chief Secretary for Ireland Hon. William Wellesley-Pole October 1809  
Attorney General Sir Vicary Gibbs continued in office  
Solicitor General Sir Thomas Plumer continued in office  
Judge Advocate General Charles Manners-Sutton 8 November 1809  
Lord Advocate Archibald Colquhoun continued in office  
Solicitor General for Scotland David Boyle continued in office  
David Monypenny 22 February 1811  
Attorney General for Ireland William Saurin continued in office  
Solicitor General for Ireland Charles Kendal Bushe continued in office  
Lord Steward of the Household The Earl of Aylesford continued in office  
The Earl of Cholmondeley 19 February 1812  
Treasurer of the Household Viscount Stopford continued in office became Earl of Courtown on 30 March 1810
Viscount Jocelyn 8 May 1812  
Comptroller of the Household Lord George Thynne continued in office  
Lord Chamberlain of the Household The Earl of Dartmouth continued in office  
vacant 10 November 1810 upon death of Dartmouth
The Marquess of Hertford 7 March 1812  
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household Lord John Thynne continued in office  
Earl of Yarmouth 14 March 1812  
Master of the Horse The Duke of Montrose continued in office  
Master of the Buckhounds The Marquess Cornwallis continued in office  
Captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe continued in office  
The Earl of Courtown 26 March 1812  
Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard The Earl of Macclesfield continued in office  


  • Chris Cook and John Stevenson, British Historical Facts 1760-1830
  • Joseph Haydn and Horace Ockerby, The Book of Dignities
Preceded by
Tory Government 1807–1809
British Government
Succeeded by
Tory Government 1812–1827

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