COLONIAL GOVERNORS AND ADMINISTRATORS OF ST. VINCENT

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Lieutenant Governors of Saint Vincent (1763–1776)

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

Governors of Saint Vincent (1776–1833)

  • Valentin Morris, 1776–1779, continued
  • Charles-Marie de Trolong du Rumain, 1779 (French occupation)
  • Antoine Dumontet, 1779–1780 (French occupation)
  • Philibert-François Rouxel de Blanchelande 1780-1781 (French occupation)
  • Jean-Baptiste Vigoureux Duplessis, 1781–1782 (French occupation)
  • Pierre-Jean-François 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)

In 1833, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines became part of the British Windward Islands. A lieutenant governor was appointed 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)

  • 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)

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

On 27 October 1979, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gained independence from the United Kingdom. For a list of viceroys after independence, see the list of Governors-General, starting with Sidney Gun-Munro https://gregg784.com/2018/03/02/governor-general…d-the-grenadines/

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