Childers Hugh Culling Eardley 1827-1896 Entered The House Of

Commons, 1860; financial secretary, 1865-1866; first lord of the

Admiralty and privy councillor, 1868. In 1875 came to Canada on Lord

Dufferin's invitation as a commissioner under the Prince Edward Island

Land Purchase Act. Secretary of state for war, 1880-1882; chancellor of

the exchequer, 1882-1885; and home secretary, 1886. =Index=: (Wilmot era)

Commissioner under Land Purchase Act, 136. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.