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Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley.
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Apr. 17, 1847; from Oxford.
Matric. (Wadham College) Apr. 9, 1845, age 17.
S. of Eardley (1816), clerk, of London.
B. there June 25, 1827.
School, Cheam.
Matric. Easter, 1847; B.A. 1850; M.A. 1857.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 3, 1859.
Went to Melbourne, Australia, in 1850.
Inspector of Schools, 1851.
Secretary to the Education Department and Emigration Agent at the Port of Melbourne.
Auditor-General of Victoria and a member of the Legislative Council, 1852.
First Vice-Chancellor of Melbourne University.
Collector of Customs and a member of the Executive Council, 1853.
Member for Portland in the first parliament of Victoria, 1856-7. Agent-General for Victoria in London, 1857.
Civil Lord of the Admiralty, 1864-6. First Lord of the Admiralty, 1868-71.
Financial Secretary to the Treasury, 1865-6. P.C., 1868.
F.R.S., 1873.
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1872-3. M.P. for Pontefract, 1860-85; for Edinburgh (South Div.), 1886-72.
Secretary of State for War, 1880-2. Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1882-5. Home Secretary, 1886.
Supported Gladstone's Home Rule Bill.
Chairman of the Irish Financial Relations Committee 1894-6. Died Jan. 29, 1896.
Buried at Cantley, near Doncaster.
Father of Charles E. E. (1868) and the next.
(Al. Oxon.; D.N.B., Suppl.)
Hugh Culling Eardley CHILDERS
Approx. lifespan: 1827–1896
Tripos: Trin. Math. 1850
Adm pens. from Oxford Trinity College 1847:04:17 ].
Matric. ( Wadham College [Oxford] ) 1845:04:09 aged 17.
s. of Eardley CHILDERS (1816), clerk, of London
b. there ^ London 1827:06:25
Sch: Cheam
Matric 1847:04ET:
BA 1850
MA 1857
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1859:05:03
Went to Melbourne, Australia in1850
Inspector of Schools: 1851
Secretary to: : Education Department and Emigration
Agent at: : Port of Melbourne, [ Australia ]
Auditor-General of Victoria and a
Member of: : Legislative Council 1852
First Vice-Chancellor of: : Sch: Melbourne University [Melbourne], [ Australia ]
Collector of: : Customs and a
Member of: : Executive Council 1853
Member for: : Portland in the first parliament of Victoria 1856-57
Agent-General for: : Victoria in London 1857
Civil Lord of Admiralty 1864-66
First Lord of Admiralty 1868-71
Financial Secretary to: : Treasury 1865-66
P.C. 1868
FRS 1873
Chancellor of: : Duchy of Lancaster 1872-73
M.P. for: : Pontefract, [ Yorkshire ] 1860-85
for Edinburgh (South Div.) 1886-72
Secretary of: : State for War 1880-82
Chancellor of: : Exchequer 1882-85
Home Secretary: 1886
Supported Gladstone's
Home Rule Bill.
Chairman of: : Irish Financial Relations
Committee 1894-96
d. 1896:01:29
bur. Cantley, near Doncaster, [ Yorkshire ]
father of Charles E. E. CHILDERS (1868) and the next.
( Al. Oxon.; D.N.B., Suppl. )
[add:]Portrait, photogravure: CAS: G30[:add]