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Name Entered office Left office Party Notes
Sir Walter Mildmay 1559 1589
John Fortescue 1589 1603
The Earl of Dunbar 1603 1606
Sir Julius Caesar 1606 1614
Sir Fulke Greville 1614 1621
Sir Richard Weston 1621 1628
The Lord Barrett of Newburgh 1628 1629
The Lord Cottington 1629 1642
Sir John Culpepper 1642 1643
Sir Edward Hyde 19 July 1643 1646
The Lord Ashley later
The Earl of Shaftesbury
13 May 1661 22 November 1672
Sir John Duncombe 22 November 1672 2 May 1676
Sir John Ernle 2 May 1676 2 December 1688 Tory
The Lord Delamere 9 April 1689 18 March 1690 Whig
Richard Hampden 18 March 1690 10 May 1694 Whig
Charles Montagu 10 May 1694 2 June 1699 Whig
John Smith 2 June 1699 27 March 1701 Whig
Henry Boyle 27 March 1701 22 April 1708 Whig
John Smith 22 April 1708 11 August 1710 Whig
Robert Harley 11 August 1710 4 June 1711 Tory
Robert Benson 4 June 1711 21 August 1713 Tory
Sir William Wyndham, Bt. 21 August 1713 13 October 1714 Tory
Sir Richard Onslow 13 October 1714 12 October 1715 Whig
Robert Walpole 12 October 1715 15 April 1717 Whig also First Lord of the Treasury
James Stanhope later
The Viscount Stanhope of Mahon
15 April 1717 20 March 1718 Whig also First Lord of the Treasury
John Aislabie 20 March 1718 23 January 1721 Whig
Sir John Pratt 2 February 1721 3 April 1721 Whig
Robert Walpole later
Sir Robert Walpole
3 April 1721 12 February 1742 Whig also First Lord of the Treasury
Samuel Sandys 12 February 1742 12 December 1743 Whig
Henry Pelham 12 December 1743 8 March 1754 Whig also First Lord of the Treasury
Sir William Lee 8 March 1754 6 April 1754 Whig
Henry Bilson Legge 6 April 1754 25 November 1755 Whig
Sir George Lyttelton 25 November 1755 16 November 1756 Whig
Henry Bilson Legge 16 November 1756 13 April 1757 Whig
The Lord Mansfield 13 April 1757 2 July 1757 Whig interim; also Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench
Henry Bilson Legge 2 July 1757 19 March 1761 Whig
The Viscount Barrington 19 March 1761 29 May 1762 Whig
Sir Francis Dashwood 29 May 1762 16 April 1763 Butite Whig/"Tory"
George Grenville 16 April 1763 16 July 1765 Grenvillite Whig also First Lord of the Treasury
William Dowdeswell 16 July 1765 2 August 1766 Rockingham Whig
Charles Townshend 2 August 1766 4 September 1767 Tory
Lord North 11 September 1767 27 March 1782 Tory also First Lord of the Treasury from 1770
Lord John Cavendish 27 March 1782 10 July 1782 Whig
William Pitt 10 July 1782 31 March 1783 Whig
Lord John Cavendish 2 April 1783 19 December 1783 Whig
William Pitt 19 December 1783 14 March 1801 Tory also First Lord of the Treasury
Henry Addington 14 March 1801 10 May 1804 Tory also First Lord of the Treasury
William Pitt 10 May 1804 23 January 1806 Tory also First Lord of the Treasury
Lord Henry Petty 5 February 1806 26 March 1807 Whig
Spencer Perceval 26 March 1807 12 May 1812 Tory also Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and (from 1809) First Lord of the Treasury
Nicholas Vansittart 11 June 1812 31 January 1823 Tory
Frederick John Robinson 31 January 1823 20 April 1827 Tory
George Canning 20 April 1827 8 August 1827 Tory also First Lord of the Treasury
The Lord Tenterden wikipedia:8 August 1827 3 September 1827 Tory interim; also Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench
John Charles Herries 3 September 1827 26 January 1828 Tory
Henry Goulburn 26 January 1828 22 November 1830 Tory
Viscount Althorp 22 November 1830 14 November 1834 Whig
The Lord Denman 14 November 1834 15 December 1834 Whig interim; also Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench
Sir Robert Peel, Bt. 15 December 1834 8 April 1835 Conservative also First Lord of the Treasury
Thomas Spring Rice 18 April 1835 26 August 1839 Whig
Francis Thornhill Baring 26 August 1839 30 August 1841 Whig
Henry Goulburn 3 September 1841 27 June 1846 Conservative
Sir Charles Wood, Bt. 6 July 1846 21 February 1852 Whig
Benjamin Disraeli 27 February 1852 17 December 1852 Conservative
William Gladstone 28 December 1852 28 February 1855 Peelite
Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Bt. 28 February 1855 21 February 1858 Whig
Benjamin Disraeli 26 February 1858 11 June 1859 Conservative
William Gladstone 18 June 1859 26 June 1866 Liberal
Benjamin Disraeli 6 July 1866 29 February 1868 Conservative
George Ward Hunt 29 February 1868 1 December 1868 Conservative
Robert Lowe 9 December 1868 11 August 1873 Liberal
William Gladstone 11 August 1873 17 February 1874 Liberal also First Lord of the Treasury
Sir Stafford Northcote, Bt. 21 February 1874 21 April 1880 Conservative
William Gladstone 28 April 1880 16 December 1882 Liberal also First Lord of the Treasury
Hugh Childers 16 December 1882 9 June 1885 Liberal
Sir Michael Hicks Beach, Bt. 24 June 1885 28 January 1886 Conservative
Sir William Harcourt 6 February 1886 20 July 1886 Liberal
Lord Randolph Churchill 3 August 1886 22 December 1886 Conservative
George Goschen 14 January 1887 11 August 1892 Liberal Unionist
Sir William Harcourt 18 August 1892 21 June 1895 Liberal
Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Bt. 29 June 1895 11 August 1902 Conservative
Charles Thomson Ritchie 11 August 1902 9 October 1903 Conservative
Austen Chamberlain 9 October 1903 4 December 1905 Liberal Unionist
Herbert Henry Asquith 10 December 1905 12 April 1908 Liberal
David Lloyd George 12 April 1908 25 May 1915 Liberal
Reginald McKenna 25 May 1915 10 December 1916 Liberal
Andrew Bonar Law 10 December 1916 10 January 1919 Unionist
Austen Chamberlain 10 January 1919 1 April 1921 Unionist
Sir Robert Horne 1 April 1921 19 October 1922 Unionist
Stanley Baldwin 27 October 1922 27 August 1923 Conservative also Prime Minister from 22 May 1923
Neville Chamberlain 27 August 1923 22 January 1924 Conservative
Philip Snowden 22 January 1924 3 November 1924 Labour
Winston Churchill 6 November 1924 4 June 1929 Conservative
Philip Snowden 7 June 1929 5 November 1931 Labour/National Labour
Neville Chamberlain 5 November 1931 28 May 1937 Conservative
Sir John Simon 28 May 1937 12 May 1940 National Liberal
Sir Kingsley Wood 12 May 1940 21 September 1943 Conservative
Sir John Anderson 24 September 1943 26 July 1945 Non-party
Hugh Dalton 27 July 1945 13 November 1947 Labour
Sir Stafford Cripps 13 November 1947 19 October 1950 Labour
Hugh Gaitskell 19 October 1950 26 October 1951 Labour
Richard Austen Butler 28 October 1951 20 December 1955 Conservative
Harold Macmillan 20 December 1955 13 January 1957 Conservative
Peter Thorneycroft 13 January 1957 6 January 1958 Conservative
Derick Heathcoat-Amory 6 January 1958 27 July 1960 Conservative
Selwyn Lloyd 27 July 1960 13 July 1962 Conservative
Reginald Maudling 13 July 1962 16 October 1964 Conservative
James Callaghan 16 October 1964 30 November 1967 Labour
Roy Jenkins 30 November 1967 19 June 1970 Labour
Iain Macleod 20 June 1970 20 July 1970 Conservative
Anthony Barber 25 July 1970 4 March 1974 Conservative
Denis Healey 5 March 1974 4 May 1979 Labour
Sir Geoffrey Howe 5 May 1979 11 June 1983 Conservative
Nigel Lawson 11 June 1983 26 October 1989 Conservative
John Major 26 October 1989 28 November 1990 Conservative
Norman Lamont 28 November 1990 27 May 1993 Conservative
Kenneth Clarke 27 May 1993 2 May 1997 Conservative
Gordon Brown 2 May 1997 27 June 2007 Labour
Alistair Darling 28 June 2007 11 May 2010 Labour
George Osborne 11 May 2010 13 July 2016 Conservative
Philip Hammond 13 July 2016 current incumbent Conservative

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