List of administrative heads of Norfolk Island

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The Administrator of Norfolk Island acts as a representative both of the Crown and of the Australian Federal Government, as well as carrying out other duties according to the Norfolk Island Act 1979.[1]

Term Incumbent Notes
6 March 1788 to 24 March 1790 Philip Gidley King, Lieutenant-Governor 1st Term
24 March 1790 to November 1791 Robert Ross, Lieutenant-Governor
4 November 1791 to 29 June 1800 Philip Gidley King, Lieutenant-Governor 2nd Term
1796 to 1799 John Townson, Lieutenant-Governor
1799 to 1800 Thomas Rowley, Lieutenant-Governor
29 June 1800 to September 1804 Joseph Foveaux, Lieutenant-Governor
9 September 1804 to January 1810 John Piper, Lieutenant-Governor
January 1810 to February 1814 Tankerville Alexander Crane, Lieutenant-Governor
February 1814 to 6 June 1825 abandoned
6 June 1825 to April 1826 Richard Turton, Commandant
1826 to 1827 Vance Young Donaldson, Commandant
1827 to 1828 Thomas Edward Wright, Commandant
1828 to 1829 Robert Hunt, Commandant
February 1829 to 29 June 1829 Joseph Wakefield, Commandant
29 June 1829 to 1834 James Thomas Morisset, Commandant
1834 to 1834 Foster Fyans, Commandant
1834 to 4 November 1839 James Anderson, Commandant
1839 to 1839 Thomas Bunbury, Commandant
1840 to 1840 Thomas Ryan, Commandant
17 March 1840 to 1844 Alexander Maconochie, Commandant
8 February 1844 to 5 August 1846 Joseph Childs, Commandant
1846 to 1853 John Giles Price, Commandant
May 1855 to 8 June 1856 abandoned
1 November 1856 Separate territory, under New South Wales
1856 to 1857 George Martin Frederick Young, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1858 to 1858 Isaac Christian, Chief Magistrate
1859 to 1859 George Martin Frederick Young, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1860 to 1861 Thomas Buffett, Chief Magistrate
1862 to 1865 Arthur Quintal II, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1866 to 1866 William Quintal, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1867 to 1870 John Buffett, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1871 to 1871 David Buffett, Chief Magistrate
1872 to 1873 William Quintal, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1874 to 1875 Fletcher Christian Nobbs, Chief Magistrate
1876 to 1880 Francis Mason Nobbs, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1881 to 1882 John Buffett, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1883 to 1884 Francis Mason Nobbs, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1885 to 1885 Arthur Quintal II, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1886 to 1887 Stephen Christian, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1888 to 1888 Henry Seymour Buffett, Chief Magistrate
1889 to 1890 Stephen Christian, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1891 to 1892 Byron Stanley Mitchell Adams, Chief Magistrate 1st Term
1893 to 1893 Stephen Christian, Chief Magistrate 3rd Term
1894 to 1894 Francis Mason Nobbs, Chief Magistrate 3rd Term
1895 to 1896 Byron Stanley Mitchell Adams, Chief Magistrate 2nd Term
1896 to 1898 Warner Wright Spalding, Administrator
1898 to 1903 Charles McArthur King, Administrator
1903 to 1907 Walton Drake, Administrator
1907 to 1913 Charles Sinclair Elliot, Administrator
1 July 1914 Under the Norfolk Island Act 1913
21 August 1913 to 30 August 1920 Michael Vincent Murphy, Administrator 1st Term
1 September 1920 to 30 June 1924 John William Parnell, Administrator
1 July 1924 to 16 October 1926 Edwin Thomas Leane, Administrator
1926 to 1926 Henry Stephenson Edgar, Administrator 1st Term
1926 to 1 February 1927 Michael Vincent Murphy, Administrator 2nd Term
1 February 1927 to 25 January 1928 Victor Conradsdorf Morisset Sellheim, Administrator
25 January 1928 to 6 June 1928 Henry Stephenson Edgar, Administrator 2nd Term
6 June 1928 to 21 January 1929 Charles Edward Herbert, Administrator
1 May 1929 to 30 June 1932 Alfred Joshua Bennett, Administrator
1 July 1932 to 3 December 1937 Charles Robert Pinney, Administrator
4 December 1937 to 31 December 1945 Sir Charles Rosenthal, Administrator
1 January 1946 to 31 December 1952 Alexander Wilson, Administrator
1 January 1953 to 30 April 1958 Colin Hugh Boyd Norman, Administrator
1 May 1958 to 1962 Reginald Sylvester Leydin, Administrator
1962 to 1964 Robert Hurley Wordsworth, Administrator
1964 to 1966 Roger Bede Nott, Administrator
1966 to June 1968 Reginald Marsh, Administrator
July 1968 to August 1972 Robert Nixon Dalkin, Administrator
August 1972 to 31 August 1975 Edward Thomas Pickerd, Administrator 1st Term
1 September 1975 to 31 May 1976 Charles Ivens Buffett, acting Administrator
1 June 1976 to 4 September 1976 Edward Thomas Pickerd, acting Administrator 2nd Term
4 September 1976 to 4 September 1979 Desmond Vincent O'Leary, Administrator
Under the Norfolk Island Act 1979
5 September 1979 to 19 March 1981 Peter Coleman, Administrator
19 March 1981 to 10 May 1981 Ian Hutchison, acting Administrator
11 May 1981 to 27 January 1982 Thomas Ferguson Paterson, acting Administrator
28 January 1982 to 28 April 1985 Raymond Edward Trebilco, Administrator
29 April 1985 to 31 December 1988 John Alexander Matthew, Administrator
31 December 1988 to 12 April 1989 William McFadyen Campbell, acting Administrator
13 April 1989 to 12 April 1992 Herbert Bruce MacDonald, Administrator
13 April 1992 to 30 June 1997 Alan Gardner Kerr, Administrator
1 July 1997 to 3 August 1997 Ralph Alexander Condon, acting Administrator
4 August 1997 to 30 July 2003 Anthony Tony John Messner, Administrator
30 July 2003 to 1 November 2003 Michael Stephens, acting Administrator
1 November 2003 to September 2007 Grant Tambling, Administrator
1 October 2007 to 2 October 2008 Owen Walsh, Acting Administrator
2 October 2008 to 1 April 2012 Owen Walsh, Administrator
1 April 2012 to present Neil Pope, Administrator

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