Catalogue description Treasury: Papers of Lord Welby and Lord Lingen
|Title:||Treasury: Papers of Lord Welby and Lord Lingen|
Printed material used by Sir Reginald Welby (later Lord Welby) both before and after his appointment as permanent secretary to the Treasury from 1885 to 1894. Some papers of his predecessor, Sir Ralph Lingen (later Lord Lingen) are also included. Subjects covered include: civil list; civil service (Ridley Commission); Crown lands; customs and excise; Egypt; Ireland; mercantile marine; public loans; savings banks and Suez Canal Company.
Each volume also incorporates Welby's correspondence and memoranda arising from or relating to the subject matter of the papers.
Bound in volumes under subjects
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Ralph Robert Wheeler Lingen, Baron Lingen, 1819-1905
Sir Reginald Earle Welby, 1st Baron Welby, 1832-1915
|Physical description:||15 volume(s)|
|Custodial history:||The volumes were, subsequent to Lord Welby's career, held for reference in a Treasury divisional library|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Sir Ralph (Robert Wheeler) Lingen (later Baron Lingen) was permanent Secretary of the Treasury from 1879 to 1895. Sir Reginald Earle Welby (later first Baron Welby) was assistant financial secretary of the Treasury from 1880 and Permanent Secretary from 1885 to 1894.
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