List of British representatives in the Raj of Sarawak

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Flag of the Raj of Sarawak from 1870 to 1946.
Map of the Raj of Sarawak, 1920s.

This article lists the British representatives in the Raj of Sarawak from 1888 to 1946. They were responsible for representing British interests in the Raj of Sarawak during the period of a British protectorate (from 14 June 1888 to 1 July 1946), until the country was ceded to the United Kingdom and became the Crown Colony of Sarawak.


(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

No. Portrait Name Term Notes
Agents for Sarawak and North Borneo
1 Coat of arms of the Straits Settlements.svg The governors of the Straits Settlements 14 June 1888 – 25 December 1941 Based in Singapore
Liaison Officer to Sarawak and North Borneo
2 Walter Evelyn Pepys 1940 – 25 December 1941 Japanese prisoner December 1941 – 1945 during the Japanese occupation of British Borneo
Vacant 25 December 1941 – 1946
3 John Coleraine Hanbury Barcroft 1946
4 Christopher William Dawson 1946 – 1 July 1946

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External links[edit]

  • Ben Cahoon (2000). "Sarawak". Retrieved 13 May 2019.