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Name Entered office Left office Party Notes
Lord Seymour 1 August 1851 21 February 1852 Whig
Lord John Manners 4 March 1852 17 December 1852 Conservative
Sir William Molesworth 5 January 1853 21 July 1855 Whig
Sir Benjamin Hall 21 July 1855 26 February 1858 Whig
Lord John Manners 26 February 1858 11 June 1859 Conservative
Henry Fitzroy 18 June 1859 22 December 1859 Liberal
William Cowper 9 February 1860 26 June 1866 Liberal
Lord John Manners 6 July 1866 1 December 1868 Conservative
Austen Layard 9 December 1868 26 October 1869 Liberal
Acton Ayrton 26 October 1869 11 August 1873 Liberal
William Adam 11 August 1873 17 February 1874 Liberal
Lord Henry Lennox 21 March 1874 14 August 1876 Conservative
Gerard Noel 14 August 1876 21 April1 880 Conservative
William Adam 3 May 1880 29 November 1881 Liberal
George Shaw-Lefevre 29 November 1881 13 February 1885 Liberal
The Earl of Rosebery 13 February 1885 9 June 1885 Liberal
David Plunket 24 June 1885 28 January 1886 Conservative
The Earl of Morley 17 February 1886 16 April 1886 Liberal
The Earl of Elgin 16 April 1886 20 July 1886 Liberal
David Plunket 5 August 1886 11 August 1892 Conservative
George Shaw-Lefevre 18 August 1892 10 March 1894 Liberal
Herbert Gladstone 10 March 1894 21 June 1895 Liberal
Aretas Akers-Douglas 21 June 1895 8 August 1902 Conservative
The Lord Windsor 8 August 1902 4 December 1905 Conservative
Lewis Harcourt 10 December 1905 3 November 1910 Liberal
The Earl Beauchamp 3 November 1910 6 August 1914 Liberal
The Lord Emmott 6 August 1914 25 May 1915 Liberal
Lewis Harcourt 25 May 1915 10 December 1916 Liberal
Sir Alfred Mond 10 December 1916 1 April 1921 Liberal
The Earl of Crawford 1 April 1921 19 October 1922 Unionist
Sir John Baird 31 October 1922 22 January 1924 Conservative
Frederick Jowett 22 January 1924 3 November 1924 Labour
The Viscount Peel 10 November 1924 18 October 1928 Conservative
The Marquess of Londonderry 18 October 1928 4 June 1929 Conservative
George Lansbury 7 June 1929 24 August 1931 Labour
The Marquess of Londonderry 25 August 1931 5 November 1931 Conservative
William Ormsby-Gore 5 November 1931 16 June 1936 Conservative
The Earl Stanhope 16 June 1936 27 May 1937 Conservative
Philip Sassoon 27 May 1937 7 June 1939 Conservative
Herwald Ramsbotham 7 June 1939 3 April 1940 Conservative
The Earl De La Warr 3 April 1940 18 May 1940 National Labour
The Lord Tryon 18 May 1940 3 October 1940 Conservative
The Lord Reith 3 October 1940 11 February 1942 Non-party

Succeeded by the Minister of Works and Planning.

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