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Name Entered office Left office Party Notes
John Lonyson 18 April 1572 21 August 1582
Richard Martin
from 1592, Sir Richard Martin
21 August 1582 28 September 1599
Sir Richard Martin and Richard Martin 28 September 1599 1616
Richard Martin 1616 July 1617
Sir Edward Villiers 23 December 1617 11 July 1623
Sir Randal Cranfield 11 July 1623 25 December 1635 disputed with Sir Robert Harley from 1626
Sir Robert Harley 12 September 1626 3 August 1635
in commission 3 August 1635 5 May 1643
Sir Robert Harley 6 May 1643 15 May 1649 Parliamentary
Aaron Guerdon 16 May 1649 30 November 1653 parliamentary
Sir Ralph Freeman 9 July 1660 20 December 1662
Sir Ralph Freeman and Henry Slingsby 31 December 1662 12 June 1667
Henry Slingsby 12 June 1667 14 July 1680
in commission 15 July 1680 20 July 1686
Thomas Neale 20 April 1686 December 1699
Isaac Newton
from 1705, Sir Isaac Newton
3 February 1700 20 March 1727
John Conduitt 14 April 1727 23 May 1737
Richard Arundell 23 June 1737 3 January 1745
William Chetwynd<br.""from 1767, the Viscount Chetwynd 3 January 1745 31 May 1769
Charles Cadogan
from 1776, the Lord Cadogan
31 May 1769 27 January 1784
The Earl of Effingham 27 January 1784 15 September 1789 Tory
Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield 15 September 1789 17 April 1790 Tory
The Earl of Leicester 17 April 1790 28 July 1794 Tory
Sir George Yonge 28 July 1794 12 August 1799 Tory
Lord Hawkesbury 12 August 1799 18 April 1801 Tory
The Lord Arden 18 April 1801 1 July 1802 Tory
John Smyth 1 July 1802 7 July 1804 Tory
The Earl Bathurst 7 July 1804 20 February 1806 Tory
Lord Charles Spencer 20 February 1806 27 October 1806 Whig
Charles Bathurst 27 October 1806 March 1807 Tory
The Earl Bathurst March 1807 June 1812 Tory
The Earl of Clancarty June 1812 September 1814 Tory
William Wellesley-Pole
from 17 July 1821, the Lord Maryborough
28 September 1814 9 October 1823 Tory
Thomas Wallace 9 October 1823 29 May 1827 Tory
George Tierney 29 May 1827 12 February 1828 Whig
John Herries 12 February 1828 14 December 1830 Tory
The Lord Auckland 14 December 1830 13 June 1834 Whig
James Abercromby 13 June 1834 14 November 1834 Whig
Alexander Baring 23 December 1834 8 April 1835 Tory
Henry Labouchere 25 April 1835 30 August 1841 Whig
William Gladstone 9 September 1841 12 February 1845 Conservative
Sir George Clerk 12 February 1845 27 June 1846 Conservative
Richard Sheil 14 July 1846 16 December 1850
Sir John Herschel 16 December 1850 27 April 1855
Thomas Graham 27 April 1855 11 September 1869

Since 1870, the post has been held ex officio by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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