Goverment House
two tower

Previous Governors


1 Captain Sir James STIRLING RN  
      Lieutenant Governor 1828-1832
      Governor 1832-1839
2 John HUTT Esq 1839-1846
3 Lieut.-Colonel Andrew CLARKE KH 1846-1847
4 Captain Charles FITZGERALD RN 1848-1855
5 Arthur Edward KENNEDY Esq (Later Sir Arthur) 1855-1862
6 John Stephen HAMPTON Esq 1862-1868
7 Sir Benjamin Chilley Campbell PINE KT 1868-1869
8 Frederick Aloysius WELD Esq (Later Sir Frederick) 1869-1875
9 Sir William Cleaver Francis ROBINSON KCMG 1875-1877
    1880-1883
    1890-1895
10 Major-General Sir Harry St George ORD RE KCMG CB 1878-1880
11 Sir Frederick Napier BROOME KCMG 1883-1889
12 Lieut.-Colonel Sir Gerard SMITH KCMG 1895-1900
13 Captain Sir Arthur LAWLEY KCMG 1901-1902
14 Admiral Sir Frederick George Denham BEDFORD GCB 1903-1909
15 Sir Gerald STRICKLAND KCMG 1909-1913
16 Major-General Sir Harry BARRON KCMG CVO 1913-1917
17 Sir William Grey Ellison MACARTNEY PC KCMG 1917-1920
18 Sir Francis Alexander Newdigate NEWDEGATE KCMG 1920-1924
19 Colonel Sir William CAMPION KCMG DSO 1924-1931
20 Hon Sir James MITCHELL GCMG  
      Lieutenant Governor 1933-1948
      Governor 1948-1951
21 Lieut.-General Sir Charles Henry GAIRDNER GBE KCMG KCVO CB 1951-1963
22 Major-General Sir Douglas KENDREW KCMG CB CBE DSO 1963-1973
23 Air Commodore Sir Hughie EDWARDS VC KCMG CB DSO OBE DFC 1974-1975
24 Air Chief Marshall Sir Wallace KYLE GCB KCVO CBE DSO DFC 1975-1980
25 Rear-Admiral Sir Richard TROWBRIDGE KCVO 1980-1983
26 Professor Gordon REID AC 1984-1989
27 Hon Sir Francis BURT AC KCMG QC 1990-1993
28 Major-General the Honourable Michael JEFFERY AC AO(Mil) CVO MC 1993-2000
29 Lieut.-General the Honourable John SANDERSON AC 2000-2005
30 The Honourable Dr Ken MICHAEL AC 2006-2011
31 The Honourable Mr Malcolm MCCUSKER AC CVO QC 2011-2014