List of governors and administrators of Saint Vincent

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of viceroys in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from British settlement in 1763 until it gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1979.

Lieutenant Governors of Saint Vincent (1763–1776)[edit]

  • George Maddison, 1763–1764
  • Joseph Higginson, 1764–1766
  • Lauchlin McLean, 1766
  • Ulysses FitzMaurice, 1766–1772
  • Valentin Morris, 1772–1776

Governors of Saint Vincent (1776–1883)[edit]

  • Valentin Morris, 1776–1779, continued
  • Marie-Charles, marquis du Chilleau, 1779 (French occupation)
  • Dumontet, 1779–1781 (French occupation)
  • Duplessis, 1781–1782 (French occupation)
  • de Feydeau, March 1782–1783, interim (French occupation)
  • Edmund Lincoln, 1783–1787
  • James Seton, 1787–1798
  • William Bentinck, 1798–1802
  • Henry William Bentinck, 1802–1806
  • George Beckwith, 1806–1808
  • Charles Brisbane, 1808–1829
  • William John Struth, 1829–1831, acting
  • Sir George Hill, Bt 1831–1833

Lieutenant Governors of Saint Vincent (1833–1886)[edit]

In 1833, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines became part of the British Windward Islands. A lieutenant governor was appointing in Saint Vincent, subordinate to the Governor of Barbados (to 1885) or the Governor of the Windward Islands (from 1885).

Administrators of Saint Vincent (1886–1969)[edit]

  • Robert Baxter Llewelyn, 1886–1889
  • Irwin Charles Maling, 1889–1893
  • John Hartley Sandwith, 1893–1895
  • Harry Langhorne Thompson, 1895–1901
  • Edward John Cameron, 1901–1909
  • Charles Gideon Murray, 1909–1915
  • Reginald Popham Lobb, 1915–1923
  • Robert Walter, 1923–1929
  • Herbert Walter Peebles, 1929–1933
  • Arthur Francis Grimble, 1933–1936
  • Arthur Alban Wright, 1936–1938
  • William Bain Gray, 1938–1941
  • Alexander Elder Beattie, 1941–1944
  • Ronald Herbert Garvey, 1944–1948
  • Walter Coutts, 1948–1955
  • Alexander Falconer Giles, 1955–1961
  • Samuel Horatio Graham, 1961–1966
  • John Lionel Chapman, 1966–1967
  • Hywel George, 1967–27 October 1969

Governors of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1969–1979)[edit]

On 27 October 1969, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines became an associated state of the United Kingdom, responsible for its own internal affairs.

  • Hywel George, 27 October 1969–October 1970, continued
  • Rupert John October 1970–1976
  • Sidney Gun-Munro, 1976–27 October 1979

On 27 October 1979, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gained independence from the United Kingdom. For a list of viceroys after independence, see Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]