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Baron Eddisbury, of
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, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 12 May 1848 for the British Whig Party, Whig politician and diplomat Edward Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, Edward Stanley (1802–1869), son of the politician John Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley of Alderley, Sir John Stanley, Stanley Baronets#Stanley baronets, of Alderley Hall (1660), 7th Baronet. Edward Stanley started his career in 1831 as British Whig Party, Whig Member of Parliament, Member of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Commons before holding various cabinet posts under Prime Ministers William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Lord Melbourne, John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Lord Russell and Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Lord Palmerston. He became a member of the Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Privy Council in 1841, was created ''Baron Eddisbury'' in 1848 and served as United Kingdom Postmaster General, Postmaster-General from 1860 to 1866. In 1839, Lord Eddisbury's father John Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley of Alderley, Sir John Stanley, Stanley Baronets#Stanley baronets, of Alderley Hall (1660), 7th Baronet, had been raised to the peerage as ''Baron Stanley of Alderley''. Upon his death in 1850, his barony and the Stanley Baronets#Stanley baronets, of Alderley Hall (1660), Stanley Baronetcy passed to Lord Eddisbury, who thereby became 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley and 8th Stanley Baronets#Stanley baronets, of Alderley Hall (1660), Baronet of Alderley Hall. These titles have remained united since; most holders have chosen to be known as ''Lord Stanley of Alderley''. In 1909, Edward Stanley, 4th Baron Stanley of Alderley, Edward Stanley, the 4th Baron Stanley of Alderley and 3rd Baron Eddisbury, acquired a further title for the Stanley family when he succeeded his first cousin once removed, the Henry Holroyd, 3rd Earl of Sheffield, 3rd Earl of Sheffield, according to a special remainder and thus inherited the title of 4th ''Baron Sheffield''.


Barons Eddisbury (1848)

*Edward Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, Edward John Stanley, 1st Baron Eddisbury, 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley (1802–1869) *Henry Stanley, 3rd Baron Stanley of Alderley, Henry Edward John Stanley, 2nd Baron Eddisbury, 3rd Baron Stanley of Alderley (1827–1903) *Edward Stanley, 4th Baron Stanley of Alderley, Edward Lyulph Stanley, 3rd Baron Eddisbury, 4th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 4th Baron Sheffield (1839–1925) (known as Lord Stanley of Alderley) *Arthur Stanley, 5th Baron Sheffield, Arthur Lyulph Stanley, 4th Baron Eddisbury, 5th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 5th Baron Sheffield (1875–1931) (known as Lord Sheffield) *Edward Stanley, 6th Baron Stanley of Alderley, Edward John Stanley, 5th Baron Eddisbury, 6th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 6th Baron Sheffield (1907–1971) (known as Lord Stanley of Alderley) *Lyulph Henry Victor Owen Stanley, 6th Baron Eddisbury, 7th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 7th Baron Sheffield (1915–1971) (known as Lord Sheffield) *Thomas Henry Oliver Stanley, 7th Baron Eddisbury, 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 8th Baron Sheffield (1927–2013) (known as Lord Stanley of Alderley) *Richard Oliver Stanley, 8th Baron Eddisbury, 9th Baron Stanley of Alderley, 9th Baron Sheffield (b. 1956) The heir presumptive is the present holder's uncle Hon. Charles Ernest Stanley (b. 1960).


See also

*Baron Stanley of Alderley *Baron Sheffield *Stanley Baronets


References

*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). ''Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage'' (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990. * {{Extant Barons of the United Kingdom Baronies in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, Eddisbury Noble titles created in 1848, Eddisbury Noble titles created for UK MPs, Eddisbury Stanley family