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The Right Honourable Henry Thomas Lowry-Corry PC (9 March 1803 – 6 March 1873) was a British Conservative politician, briefly First Lord of the Admiralty.


1 Background 2 Political career 3 Family 4 References 5 External links

Background[edit] Lowry-Corry was the younger son of Somerset Lowry-Corry, 2nd Earl Belmore, and Lady Juliana Butler, daughter of Henry Butler, 2nd Earl of Carrick.[1] Political career[edit] Lowry-Corry entered Parliament for County Tyrone in 1825, a seat he held until his death 48 years later,[2][3] and was sworn of the Privy Council in 1835.[4] He served as Comptroller of the Household under Sir Robert Peel between 1834 and 1835, as a Civil Lord of the Admiralty under Peel between 1841 and 1845, as First Secretary of the Admiralty under Peel again between 1845 and 1846. Under Lord Derby between 1858 and 1859 and as Vice-President of the Committee on Education between 1867 and 1867. The latter year Derby promoted him to First Lord of the Admiralty with a seat in the cabinet, a position he held until December 1868, the last nine months under the premiership of Benjamin Disraeli. His long continuous service meant he was Father of the House from 1868. Family[edit] Lowry-Corry married Lady Harriet Ashley-Cooper, daughter of Cropley Ashley-Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftesbury by his wife Lady Anne Spencer, fourth daughter of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough, in 1830 and had issue:

Armar Henry Lowry-Corry (14 March 1836 – 9 September 1893), who was married and had issue Montagu Corry, 1st Baron Rowton (8 October 1838 – 9 November 1903), who was Private Secretary to Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and was created Lord Rowton in 1880.

Lowry-Corry survived his wife Lady Harriet by five years and died in March 1873, aged 69.[3] References[edit]

^ Lundy, Darryl. "p. 6276 § 62753". The Peerage. [unreliable source] ^ leighrayment.com - House of Commons, Tipperary South-Tyrone West ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "p. 6276 § 62752". The Peerage. [unreliable source] ^ leighrayment.com - Privy Counsellors 1679-1835

External links[edit]

Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Henry Lowry-Corry

Parliament of the United Kingdom

Preceded by Sir John Stewart, Bt William Stewart Member of Parliament for Tyrone 1825–1873 With: William Stewart 1825–1830 Sir Hugh Stewart, Bt 1830–1835 Lord Claud Hamilton 1835–1837 & 1839–1873 Viscount Alexander 1837–1839 Succeeded by Lord Claud Hamilton Hon. Henry Lowry-Corry

Preceded by Thomas Peers Williams Father of the House 1868–1873 Succeeded by George Weld-Forester

Political offices

Preceded by Lord Robert Grosvenor Comptroller of the Household 1834–1835 Succeeded by George Byng

Preceded by Lord Dalmeny Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1841–1845 Succeeded by Hon. Henry FitzRoy

Preceded by Hon. Sidney Herbert First Secretary of the Admiralty 1845–1846 Succeeded by Henry George Ward

Preceded by Ralph Bernal Osborne First Secretary of the Admiralty 1858–1859 Succeeded by Lord Clarence Paget

Preceded by Henry Bruce Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on Education 1866–1867 Succeeded by Lord Robert Montagu

Preceded by Sir John Pakington, Bt First Lord of the Admiralty 1867–1868 Succeeded by Hugh Childers

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Fathers of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom

Fagg Turgis Musgrave Strangways Onslow Erle E. Vaughan R. Vaughan Powlett Isham Turner Bradshaigh Ashe Cartwright Shuttleworth Gybbon Rushout Aislabie FitzRoy-Scudamore Nugent Frederick Ellis Drake Stephens Tudway Aubrey Smith Byng Williams-Wynn Harcourt Burrell Lowther T. Williams Lowry-Corry Weld-Forester Talbot Villiers Mowbray Beach Hicks Beach Finch Campbell-Bannerman Kennaway Burt O'Connor Lloyd George Winterton O'Neill Grenfell Churchill Butler Turton Strauss Parker Callaghan Braine Heath Dalyell A. Williams Tapsell Kaufman Clarke

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First Lords of the Admiralty

of England

The Earl of Portland The Earl of Lindsey William Juxon, Bishop of Lincoln The Earl of Northumberland The Lord Cottington Sir Henry Capell The Earl of Nottingham The Earl of Torrington The Earl of Pembroke The Lord Cornwallis The Viscount Falkland The Earl of Orford The Earl of Bridgewater The Earl of Pembroke

of Great Britain

The Earl of Orford Sir John Leake The Earl of Strafford The Earl of Orford The Earl of Berkeley The Viscount Torrington Sir Charles Wager The Earl of Winchilsea The Duke of Bedford The Earl of Sandwich The Lord Anson The Earl Temple The Earl of Winchilsea The Lord Anson The Earl of Halifax Hon. George Grenville The Earl of Sandwich The Earl of Egmont Sir Charles Saunders Sir Edward Hawke The Earl of Sandwich The Viscount Keppel The Viscount Howe The Viscount Keppel The Viscount Howe The Earl of Chatham The Earl Spencer

of the United Kingdom

The Earl of St Vincent The Viscount Melville The Lord Barham Viscount Howick Thomas Grenville The Lord Mulgrave Charles Philip Yorke The Viscount Melville HRH The Duke of Clarence The Viscount Melville Sir James Graham, Bt The Lord Auckland The Earl de Grey The Lord Auckland The Earl of Minto The Earl of Haddington The Earl of Ellenborough The Earl of Auckland Sir Francis Baring, Bt The Duke of Northumberland Sir James Graham, Bt Sir Charles Wood, Bt Sir John Pakington, Bt The Duke of Somerset Sir John Pakington, Bt Hon. Henry Lowry-Corry Hugh Childers George Goschen George Ward Hunt William Henry Smith Smith The Earl of Northbrook Lord George Hamilton The Marquess of Ripon Lord George Hamilton The Earl Spencer George Goschen The Earl of Selborne The Earl Cawdor The Lord Tweedmouth Reginald McKenna Winston Churchill Arthur Balfour Sir Edward Carson Sir Eric Geddes Walter Long The Viscount Lee of Fareham Wood Anderson Leo Amery The Viscount Chelmsford The Viscount Bridgeman A. V. Alexander Sir Austen Chamberlain The Viscount Monsell Sir Samuel Hoare, Bt Duff Cooper The Earl Stanhope Winston Churchill A. V. Alexander Brendan Bracken A. V. Alexander The Viscount Hall Lord Pakenham Viscount Cilcennin The Viscount Hailsham The Earl of Selkirk The Lord Carrington


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