Authorised form of nameNorthcote; Stafford Henry (1818 - 1887); 1st Earl of Iddesleigh and Viscount St Cyres
Dates1818 - 1887
Place of birth23 Portland Place, London, England
Date of birth27 October 1818
Place of deathThe ante-room of the Prime Minister's house in Downing Street, London
Date of death12 January 1887
Dates and placesBurial:
Upton Pyne, Devon
Eton; Balliol College, Oxford. BA (1839), MA (1842)
MP for Dudley (1855-1857); MP for Stamford (1858-1866); Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1859); MP for North Devon (1866-1885); Privy Councillor (1866); President of the Board of Trade (1866-1867); Secretary of State for India (1867-1868); Chancellor of the Exchequer and Leader of the House of Commons (1874-1880); Foreign Secretary (1886-1887)
CB 1851; GCB 1880; Earl of Iddesleigh and Viscount St Cyres 1885
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election18/02/1875
RelationshipsSon of Henry Stafford Northcote; succeeded his grandfather as 8th Baronet
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Vanity Fair 08 October 1870, 05 July 1881
Royal Society codeNA6544
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/01Northcote, Stafford Henry, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh and Viscount St Cyres: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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