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Authorised form of nameEden; William (1744 - 1814); 1st Baron Auckland
SurnameEden
ForenamesWilliam
Dates1744 - 1814
Dates and placesBirth:
03 April 1744
Death:
28 May 1814
ActivityEducation:
Eton; Christ Church, University of Oxford, MA 1768; 1769 Barrister of Middle Temple
Career:
Member of Parliament; 1780-1782 Accompanied the Earl of Carlisle's Commission to North America,; 1789-1804 Postmaster General; 1796-1814 Chancellor of Marischal College Aberdeen
Honours:
Baron 1789
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
23/03/1786
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Journal Book entry for meeting on 23 March 1786 records that 'The Right Honourable William Eden was proposed a Candidate for Election as one of His Majesty's Privy Council. He was immediately put to the ballot and chosen into the Society.'
Royal Society codeNA4865
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/2/757Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to William Eden31 March 1786
CB/2/440Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to Lord Auckland30 August 1790
IM/001239Eden, William, 1st Baron Aucklandnd
IM/001240Eden, William, 1st Baron Aucklandnd
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