The Right Honourable Matthew White Ridley, 1st Viscount Ridley, P.C., D.L.
- Born: 25 July 1842
- Died: 28 November 1904
- 1842-1868: Matthew Ridley, Esq.
- 1868-1877: Matthew Ridley, Esq., M.P.
- 1877-1885: Sir Matthew Ridley, Bt., M.P.
- 1885-1886: Sir Matthew Ridley, Bt.
- 1886-1892: Sir Matthew Ridley, Bt., M.P.
- 1892-1900: The Rt. Hon. Sir Matthew Ridley, Bt., M.P.
- 1900-1904 The Viscount Ridley, P.C.
- Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, 1878-1880
- Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 1885-1886
- Secretary of State for the Home Department, 1895-1900
- Viscount Ridley, 1900
- Ridley Baronet, 1877
- Privy Councillor, 1892
- Member of Parliament for North Northumberland, 1868-1885
- Member of Parliament for Blackpool, 1886-1900
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