Secretary of State for War and the Colonies

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The Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a British cabinet-level position responsible for the army and the British colonies (other than India).wikipedia
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Secretary of State for War

War SecretarySecretaries of State for WarWar Minister
In 1854 it was split into the separate offices of Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for the Colonies.
In 1801 the post became that of Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies

Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies
The Secretary was supported by an Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.
The Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a junior Ministerial post in the United Kingdom government, subordinate to the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

Secretary of State for the Colonies

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In 1854 it was split into the separate offices of Secretary of State for War and Secretary of State for the Colonies.
In 1794 a new office was created for Henry Dundas — the Secretary of State for War, which now took responsibility for the Colonies, and was renamed the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies in 1801.

John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden

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He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland between 1795 and 1798 and as Secretary of State for War and the Colonies between 1804 and 1805.

William Windham

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In the Ministry of All the Talents in 1806-7, Windham became Secretary for War and the Colonies, having reconciled with the Foxites.

F. J. Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich

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In 1827 he was raised to the peerage, and in the House of Lords was Leader of the House and Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire

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He later served as Secretary of State for War and the Colonies from 1801 to 1804 when it was said he had "a better grasp of the local or colonial conditions, and a more active spirit than did some of his successors."

Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh

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After the renewal of the war against Napoleon, at the urging of Castlereagh and other long-time supporters, in 1804 Pitt returned as Prime Minister, and Castlereagh was promoted to Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

Canningite government, 1827–1828

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Lord Goderich – Secretary of State for War and the Colonies and Leader of the House of Lords

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

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Lord Liverpool (as Hawkesbury had now become by the death of his father in December 1808) accepted the position of Secretary of State for War and the Colonies in Spencer Perceval's government in 1809.

Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst

Lord BathurstEarl BathurstThe Earl Bathurst
He remained Master of the Mint during the ministries of the Duke of Portland and Spencer Perceval, only vacating these posts in June 1812 to become Secretary of State for War and the Colonies under Lord Liverpool until Liverpool resigned in April 1827.

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

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In 1833, Stanley moved up to the more important position of Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, overseeing the passage of the Abolition of Slavery Bill.

William Huskisson

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After the death of Canning in the same year Huskisson accepted the secretaryship of the colonies under Lord Goderich, an office which he continued to hold in the new cabinet formed by the Duke of Wellington in the following year.

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

Lord AberdeenEarl of AberdeenThe Earl of Aberdeen
He was Secretary of State for War and the Colonies between 1834 and 1835, and again Foreign Secretary between 1841 and 1846 under Sir Robert Peel.

Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon

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In June 1834, Grey appointed Spring Rice Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, with a seat in the cabinet, a post he retained when Lord Melbourne became Prime Minister in July.

George Murray (British Army officer)

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He served as Secretary of State for War and the Colonies from 1828 to 1830.