Attorney General of the Leeward Islands

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The Attorney General of the Leeward Islands was the chief law officer of the Leeward Islands. The British crown colony of the Leeward Islands, comprising Antigua, Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, and (to 1940) Dominica, existed as a political entity, under various names, from 1671 to 1958, when it became part of the West Indies Federation.

Attorneys General of the Leeward Islands[edit]

British Colony, 1671 - 1871
  • 1688–1702 (or 1692) Archibald Hutcheson
  • c.1713 John Yeamans
  • 1751– John Baker
  • 1754–1757 Harry Webb [1]
  • 1757–?1779 Thomas Warner [2] (died 1779)
  • 1779–?1780 William Leslie Hamilton (died 1780) [3]
  • 1781–1799 John Stanley [4]
  • c.1810 John Burke
  • c.1820 Paul Horsford
  • c.1830 Charles Thomson[5]
  • c.1840 William Lee [6]
Federal Colony of the Leeward Islands, 1871 - 1956

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