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Authorised form of nameBaring; Thomas George (1826 - 1904); 1st Earl of Northbrook
Other forms of nameBaring, Thomas George, 2nd Baron Northbrook
Dates1826 - 1904
NationalityBritish
Place of birth16 Cumberland Street, London, England
Date of birth22 January 1826
Place of deathStratton, Hampshire
Date of death15/11/1904
Dates and placesBurial:
Micheldever church
ActivityEducation:
Christ Church, Oxford. MA (1846)
Career:
Lord of the Admiralty (1857-1858); MP for Penrhyn and Falmouth (1857-1866); Under Secretary for India (1859-1861); Under Secretary for War (1861-1866 and 1868-1872); Privy Councillor (1869); Governor General of India (1872-1876); First Lord of the Admiralty (1880-1885); High Comissioner to Egypt (1884)
Honours:
Earl 1876; GCSI 1872
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/01/1880
RelationshipsEldest son of Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook (FRS 1849); nephew of Thomas Baring (FRS 1860); grandson of Sir Thomas Baring (FRS 1841); succeeded his father as Baron Northbrook (1866)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
References:
Vanity Fair 09 December 1876, 05 July 1882 (group)
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/45070733
Royal Society codeNA6520
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1880/01Baring, Thomas George, 1st Earl of Northbrook: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/710/13Letter from Thomas George Baring to Robert Were Fox 4 May [1864?]
MS/710/15Letter from Thomas George Baring, Government House, Calcutta, to Robert Were Fox26 February 1875
MS/710/14Letter from Thomas George Baring to Robert Were Fox18 October 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
NLB/16/530Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Earl of Northbrook, Fellow of the Royal Society26 April 1898
MC/7/67Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel J T [James Thomas] Walker RE, Superintendent General for the Trigonometrical Survey of India, 24 Blessington Road, to [Thomas Baring], the Under Secretary of State for India, Military Department12 May 1864
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