|Sir William Grey-Wilson|
|Governor of the Falkland Islands|
|Preceded by||Sir Roger Tuckfield Goldsworthy|
|Succeeded by||Sir William Lamond Allardyce|
|Governor of the Bahamas|
|Preceded by||Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter|
|Succeeded by||Sir George Basil Haddon-Smith|
|Born||7 April 1852|
|Died||14 February 1926|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret G. Brown|
He was born William Wilson, the son of Andrew Wilson, Inspector-General of Hospitals, Honorable East India Company and his wife Catherine Grey. He was educated at Cheltenham College.
In 1874 he became Private Secretary to Sir William Grey, the Governor of Jamaica and in 1877 to Sir Frederick Palgrave Barlee, Lieutenant Governor of British Honduras. In 1878 Grey-Wilson was appointed Clerk of the Executive and Legislative Councils of British Honduras and in 1884 Assistant Colonial Secretary of the Gold Coast.
In 1886 he served as Colonial Secretary of St Helena and from 1887 to 1897 as Governor of St Helena. From 1897 to 1904 he was Governor of the Falkland Islands and from 1904 to 1912 Governor of the Bahamas. He was knighted KCMG in 1904  and KBE in 1918.
He died in 1926. He had married Margaret, the daughter of Robert Glasgow Brown, of Broadstone, Ayrshire and had 2 sons and a daughter.
- "Sir William Grey-Wilson". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
- "The unveiling of the statue of Queen Victoria on Empire Day by His Excellency Sir Wm Grey-Wilson". Retrieved 18 June 2012.
- "No. 27732". The London Gazette. 8 November 1904. p. 7255.
- Walford, Edward. The county families of the United Kingdom.
| Governor of the St. Helena
Sir Roger Goldsworthy, KCMG
| Governor of the Falkland Islands
Sir Gilbert Carter, KCMG
| Governor of the Bahamas
Sir George Haddon-Smith
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