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Who's Who in 1889.

The oldest Cabinet Minister is Viscount Cranbrook, G.C.5.1., Lord President of the Council, aged 74 ; the youngest is the Right Hon. Arthur James Balfour, M.P., Chief Secretary for Ireland, aged 40. The oldest member of Her Majesty's Privy Council is the Right Hon. Lord Cottesloe, aged 90 ; the youngest, the Duke of Portland, aged 31. The oldest Duke is the Duke of Cleveland, K.G., aged 85; the youngest, H.R.H. the Duke of Albany, aged 4. The oldest Marquis is the Marquis of Northampton, aged 71; the youngest, the Marquis Camden (a minor), aged 16. The oldest Earl is the Earl of Albemarle, aged 89 ; the youngest is the Earl of Dalhousie (a minor), aged 10. The oldest Viscount is General Lord Templeton, G.C.8., aged 86 ; the youngest, Viscount Southwell (a minor), an Irish peer, aged 15. The oldest Baron is Lord Cottesloe (who is the oldest peer of the realm), aged 90; the youngest, Lord O'Hagan (a minor), aged 10. The oldest member of the House of Commons is theßigtat Hon. Charles Pelham Villiers, M.P. for the Southern Division of the Borough of Wolverhampton, aged 87; the youngest, Lord Walter Charles Gordon - Lennox, M.P. for the Chichester Division of the County of Sussex, aged 23. The oldest Judge in England is the Hon. Sir Henry Manisty, of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, aged 79 ; the youngest the Hon. Sir Arthur Charles, D.C.L., of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, aged 50. The oldest Judge in Ireland is the Hon. John FitzHenry Townsend, LL.D., of the Court of Admiralty, aged 78; the youngest, the Right Bon. John Gibson, of the Queen's Bench Division, aged 43. The oldest of the Scotch Lords of Session is the Right Hon. John Inglis (Lord Glencorse), Lord Justice-General, aged 78 ; the youngest, the Hon. Henry James Moncrieff (Lord Wellwood), aged 49. The oldest prelate of the Church of England is the Right Rev. Richard Durnford, D.D., Bishop of Chichester, aged 86 ; the youngest, the Right Rev. Francis John Jayne, D.D., Bishop of Chester, aged 44. The oldest prelate of the Irish Episcopal Church is the Most Rev. Robert Bent Knox, D.D., Archbishop of Armagh, aged 81 ; the youngest, the Right Rev. Robert Samuel Gregg, D.D., Bishop of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross, aged 54. The oldest prelate of the Scotch Episcopal Church is the Right Rev. Charles Wordsworth, D.D., Bishop of St. Andrew's, aged 82 ; the youngest, the Right Rev. James Robert A. Chinnery-Haldane, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles, aged 47. The oldest baronet is Sir Henry Chudleigh Oxenden, of Broome Park, Canterbury, aged 93 ; the youngest, Sir Stewkley F. Drayscott Shuckburgh (a minor), of Shuckburgh, Warwickshire, aged 8. The oldest knight is Sir Provo William Parry Wallis, G.C.8., the Benior Admiral of the Fleet, of Funtington House, near Chichester, aged 97; the youngest, Sir Edgar Vincent, K.C.M.G., Financial Adviser to the Khedive of Egypt, aged 31.

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Who's Who in 1889., Issue 7917, 27 May 1889

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Who's Who in 1889. Issue 7917, 27 May 1889

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