Authorised form of nameEden; William (1744 - 1814); 1st Baron Auckland
Dates1744 - 1814
Date of birth03 April 1744
Date of death28 May 1814
Eton; Christ Church, University of Oxford, MA 1768; 1769 Barrister of Middle Temple
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
Baron 1789
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election23/03/1786
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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