Childers, Hugh C.E. (Hugh Culling Eardley), 1827-1896

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1827-06-25
Death 1896-01-29
Gender:
Male

Biographical notes:

English statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to C.E. Legge, 1885 Jan. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623051

Childers arrived in Melbourne from England in 1850. He become Auditor-General and a Legislative Councellor in 1852 and helped draft the constitution bill of 1853. In 1856 he won the Portland seat in the Legislative Assembly. He returned to England as a member of the House of Commons 1860-1892. See ADB v.3 He had much to do with the founding of the University of Melbourne.

From the description of Scrap album. 1836-1884. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225842874

1851 inspector of schools, Melbourne; 1851-1852 secretary to the education department and emigration agent at the port of Melbourne; 1852 auditor-general; 1853 collector of customs; 1856 member of Australian parliament for Portland, commissioner of trades and customs; 1860-1885 member of British parliament for Pontefract; 1863 member of the royal commission into penal servitude; 1864 civil lord of the Admiralty; 1865 financial secretary to the Treasury; 1868-1871 first lord of the Admiralty; 1868 privy councillor; 1872 chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster; 1880 secretary of state for war; 1882 chancellor of the exchequer; 1886-1892 member of parliament for South Edinburgh; 1886 home secretary

Epithet: politician

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x00006d

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Subjects:

  • Public officers--Archives
  • Politicians--Archives

Occupations:

  • Politicians
  • Public servants

Places:

  • Waterford, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Lindley, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Turkey, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ionian Islands, Greece (as recorded)
  • Sudan, Africa (as recorded)
  • Clonmel, Tipperary (as recorded)
  • Corfu, the Ionian Islands (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Borneo, Indonsesia (as recorded)
  • Seaforth, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • South Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Newton, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Salem, Madras (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Bengal, Presidency of, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mexico, Central America (as recorded)
  • Dublin, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Dublin, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Sudan, Africa (as recorded)
  • Cochin State, India (as recorded)
  • Alnwick, Northumberland (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Turkey, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Bulgaria, Europe (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Sudan, Africa (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Australia--Victoria (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Ulster, Province of, Northern Ireland (as recorded)
  • Suez Canal, Egypt (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Coventry, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Limerick, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Suez Canal, Egypt (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Rochdale, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire (as recorded)
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Malta, Europe (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Manchester, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Torquay, Devon (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • West Hartlepool, Durham (as recorded)
  • Gateshead, Durham (as recorded)
  • Iona, Argyllshire (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Cork, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Retford, Nottinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Fiji, Melanesia (as recorded)
  • Lincoln, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • Egypt, Africa (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Cashel, Tipperary (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)