William Grey-Wilson
Sir William Grey-Wilson KCMG (1852–1926) was an administrator for the British Empire.
William Frederick Haynes Smith
Sir William Frederick Haynes Smith (1839–1928) was a colonial administrator in the British Empire.
Lewis Grant (colonial administrator)
Lewis Grant was the British governor of the Bahamas (1821–1829) and governor of Trinidad (10 March 1829 – 22 April 1833).
Alexander Bannerman
Sir Alexander Bannerman (7 October 1788 – 30 December 1864) was a British merchant, vintner, politician and colonial governor.
Known as "Sandy", he was the son of Thomas Bannerman. He was a ...
John Pope Hennessy
Sir John Pope Hennessy, KCMG (Chinese: 軒尼詩; 5 April 1834 – 7 October 1891), was an Irish and British politician and colonial administrator who served as the eighth Governor of Hong Kong.
Sir John ...
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Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez
Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Viscount of Galveston and Count of Gálvez (Macharaviaya, Málaga, Spain July 23, 1746 – November 30, 1786) was a Spanish military leader and colonial administrator who ser...
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Ambrose Shea
Sir Ambrose Shea, KCMG (17 September 1815 – 30 July 1905), from Newfoundland was a political and business figure in Colonial Newfoundland and later served as Governor of the Bahamas. He was one of two...
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Charles Lees
Sir Charles Cameron Lees KCMG (11 March 1837 – ?) was a British military officer and colonial administrator.He was originally commissioned into the 1st West India Regiment, but transferred to the...
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William Shirley
William Shirley (2 December 1694 – 24 March 1771) was a British colonial administrator who was the longest-serving governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1741–1749 and 1753–1756) and then Gove...
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George Strahan
Major Sir George Cumine Strahan KCMG (9 December 1838 – 17 February 1887) was a British military officer and colonial administrator, best known as the Governor of Tasmania from 1881 to 1886.
Strah...
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Gilbert Thomas Carter
Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter KCMG (14 January 1848 – 18 January 1927) was an administrative officer in the Royal Navy and a colonial official for the British Empire.Starting as a Collector of Custom...
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Oswald Raynor Arthur
Sir (Oswald) Raynor Arthur KCMG CVO (16 December 1905 – 4 December 1973) was a British colonial administrator.Arthur was born in Poona, the son of Sigismund Arthur (in the Indian Civil Service, grands...
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James Walker (governor)
Sir James Walker (9 April 1809 – 28 August 1885) was a Scottish colonial administrator.
The son of Andrew Walker of Edinburgh, was born at there on 9 April 1809, and was educated at the Edinburgh ...
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William Allardyce
Sir William Lamond Allardyce GCMG (14 November 1861 – 10 June 1930) was a career British civil servant in the Colonial Office who served as governor of Fiji (1901–1902), the Falkland Islands (1904–191...
Sir Thomas Shirley, 1st Baronet
Sir Thomas Shirley, 1st Baronet (30 December 1727 – 18 February 1800) was a British colonial governor and military officer. The son of William Shirley, a politically well-connected colonial administr...
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Montfort Browne
Montfort Browne (fl. 1760–1780) was a British Army officer and Tory, and a major landowner and developer of British West Florida in the 1760s and 1770s. He commanded the Prince of Wales' America...
John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore
John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore PC (1730 – 25 February 1809), generally known as Lord Dunmore, was a Scottish peer and colonial governor in the American colonies.Murray was named governor of the Prov...
Ralph Grey, Baron Grey of Naunton
Ralph Francis Alnwick Grey, Baron Grey of Naunton, GCMG GCVO OBE GCStJ PC (15 April 1910 – 17 October 1999) was the last Governor of Northern Ireland.Ralph Grey was born in Welling...
Edward VIII
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 Janu...
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Daniel Knox, 6th Earl of Ranfurly
Thomas Daniel Knox, 6th Earl of Ranfurly KCMG (29 May 1914 – 6 November 1988), known as Dan Ranfurly, was a British soldier and farmer, and served as governor of the Bahamas. He was a Second L...
William Sayle
Captain William Sayle (c. 1590–1671) was governor of Bermuda in 1643 and again in 1658. He later became the first governor of colonial South Carolina from 1670–71. As an Independent in religion and po...
Francis Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 8th Baron Thurlow
Francis Edward Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce, 8th Baron Thurlow KCMG (9 March 1912 – 24 March 2013) was a British diplomat. He was the last surviving former British colonial governor of The Baham...
Sir James Carmichael-Smyth, 1st Baronet
Sir James Carmichael-Smyth, 1st Baronet KCH, CB (22 February 1779 – 4 March 1838) was a British colonial administrator.
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List of Governors of the Bahamas
This is a list of Governors of the Bahamas. The first English settlement in the Bahamas was on Eleuthera. In 1670, the king granted the Bahamas to the Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina, ...
List of Governors of the Bahamas - Wikipedia
William Dowdeswell (British Army officer)
Lieutenant-General William Dowdeswell (27 February 1760 – 1 December 1828) was a British soldier and politician from Worcestershire.
The 3rd son of William Dowdeswell, he joined the army as ...
William Lindsay Murphy
Sir William Lindsay Murphy (1888–1965) was the British Governor of the Bahamas from 28 July 1945 to 1950. Prior to his appointment as Governor, he was the Colonial Secretary of Bermuda from 1942–1945,...
Charles Dundas (governor)
Sir Charles Cecil Farquharson Dundas (1884–1956) was a district commissioner of the Moshi area in Tanzania during the 1920s. In 1930 he founded the Kilimanjaro Native Cooperative Union. He popularis...