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Governors and Predecessors

Chief Magistrates or Custodes

  • 1750 William Cartwright
  • 1776 William Bodden
  • 1823 James Coe the Elder
  • 1829 John Drayton
  • 1842 James Coe the Younger
  • 1855 William Eden
  • 1879 William Bodden Webster
  • 1888 Edmund Parsons

Commissioners

  • 1898 Frederick Shedden Sanguinnetti, ISO
  • 1907 George Stephenson Shirt Hirst
  • 1912 Arthur C. Robinson
  • 1919 Hugh Houston Hutchings
  • 1929 Captain G.H. Frith
  • 1931 Ernest Arthur Weston
  • 1934 Allen Wolsey Cardinall, CMG (later Sir Allen)
  • 1940 Albert Colinridge Panton Snr, MBE (acting)
  • 1941 John Penry Jones
  • 1946 Ivor Otterbein Smith (later CMG, OBE)
  • 1952 Andrew Morris Gerrard, CMG
  • 1956 Alan Hilliard Donald
  • 1960 Jack Rose, MBE, DFC (Later CMG)

Administrators

  • 1962 Jack Rose, MBE, DFC (Later CMG)
  • 1964 John Alfred Cumber, CMG (later Sir John)
  • 1968 Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, CMG, CBE

Governors

  • 1971 Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, CMG, CBE
  • 1972 Kenneth Roy Crook (later CMG)
  • 1974 Thomas Russell, CMG, CVO
  • 1982 George Peter Lloyd, CMG, CVO
  • 1987 Alan James Scott, CVO, CBE
  • 1992 Michael Edward John Gore, CVO, CBE
  • 1995 John Wynne Owen, MBE (later CMG)
  • 1999 Peter John Smith, CBE
  • 2002 Bruce Harry Dinwiddy, CMG
  • 2005 Stuart D.M. Jack, CVO
  • 2010 Duncan Taylor, CBE
  • 2013 Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, CB

Last Updated: 2013-09-13