Thomas George Baring
Thomas George Baring

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Thomas George Baring 
Son of Rt Hon. Sir Francis Thornhill Baring, Bt (First naval lord 18 Jan 1849 - 2 Mar 1852).
Date (from)(Date to)Event
22 January 1826 Born
1846 Graduated from Christ Church, Oxford
6 September 1848 Married Elizabeth Harriet, daughter of Henry Charles Sturt of Crichel
July 1852 Stood unsuccesfully as Liberal M.P. voor Penryn
1854 Captain, Hampshire Yeomanry Cavalry
185? Private secretary to Henry Labouchere at Board of Trade
185? Private secretary to Sir George Grey at Home Office
185? Private secretary to Sir Charles Wood at India Board
8 March 185530 April 1857Private secretary to Sir Charles Wood, First Lord of the Admiralty
27 March 185715 October 1865M.P. (liberal) voor Penrhyn and Falmouth
30 May 18578 March 1858Commissioner of the Admiralty (Civil Lord)
June 1859January 1861Parliamentary Under Secretary for India
January 1861July 1861Under Secretary for War
1864 Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Home Department
30 April 186616 July 1866First Secretary of the Admiralty
6 September 1866 Succeeded his father as 2nd Baron Northbrook
18681872Under Secretary for War
February 18721876Viceroy and Governor General of India (resigned in protest against the British belicosity towards Russia)
10 June 1876 Created 1st Earl of Northbrook and Viscount Baring
13 May 18802 July 1885First Lord of the Admiralty in Gladstone's administration
1899 High Steward of Winchester
1900 Lord-lieutenant of Hampshire
15 November 1904 Died
His second son, Arthur, drowned when serving as a midshipman in Captain when she foundered in the Bay of Biscay, 6 September 1870.
Literature: (DNB; Stenton).

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