List of previous Governors and Lieutenant-Governors

List of Lieutenant-Governors

You’ll find a list of previous Lieutenant-Governors in the table below.

Term started Term ended Name
1806 1814 Lieutenant-General Sir George Don
1814 1816 Lieutenant-General Sir Hilgrove Turner
1816 1821 Major-General Sir Hugh Gordon
1821 1830 Major-General Sir Colin Halkett
1830 1835 Major-General Sir William Thornton
1835 1838 Major-General Sir Archibald Campbell
1838 1846 Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Gibbs
1847 1852 Major-General Sir James Reynett
1852 1857 Major-General Sir James Love
1857 1860 Major-General G. C. Mundy
1860 1863 Major-General Sir Percy Douglas
1863 1868 Major-General B. C. Cuppage
1868 1873 Major-General Sir Philip Guy
1873 1878 Lieutenant-General Sir William Norcott
1878 1883 Lieutenant-General L. Nicholson
1883 1887 Major-General H. Wray
1887 1892 Lieutenant-General Charles Ewart
1892 1895 Major-General E. Markham
1895 1900 Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Hopton
1900 1904 Major-General Henry Abadie
1904 1910 Major-General H S. Gough
1910 1916 Major-General Sir A. N. Rochfort
1916 1920 Major-General Sir A. A. Wilson
1920 1924 Major-General Sir William Douglas Smith
1924 1929 Major-General Hon. Sir Francis Bingham
1929 1934 Major-General H. E. Willis
1934 1939 Major-General Sir Horace Martelli
1939 1940 Major-General J. M. R. Harrison
1945 1953 Lieutenant-General Sir Edward Grasett
1953 1958 Admiral Sir Gresham Nicholson
1958 1964 General Sir George Erskine
1964 1969 Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Villiers
1969 1974 Air Chief Marshal Sir John Davis
1974 1979 General Sir Desmond Fitzpatrick
1979 1985 General Sir Peter Whiteley
1985 1990 Admiral Sir William Pillar
1990 1995 Air Marshal Sir John Sutton
1995 2000 General Sir Michael Wilkes
2001 2006 Air Chief Marshal Sir John Cheshire
2006 2011 Lieutenant-General Sir Andrew Ridgway
2011 2016 General Sir John McColl

List of Governors of Jersey

You’ll find a list of past Governors of Jersey in the table below.

Term started Term ended Name
1470 1483 Sir Richard Harliston
1486 1494 Matthew Baker
1497 1500 Thomas Overay
1500 1502 Jean Lempriere
1502 1531 Sir Hugh Vaughan
1531 1532 Sir Anthony Ughtred
1532 1534 Sir Anthony Darcy
1534 1536 The Lord Vaux
1537 1550 The Duke of Somerset
1550 1574 Sir Hugh Poulet
1574 1590 Sir Amyas Poulet
1590 1600 Anthony Poulet
1600 1603 Sir Walter Ralegh
1603 1630 Sir John Peyton
1631 1643 Sir Thomas Jermyn
1643 1643 The Earl of Warwick
1643 1644 Sir Thomas Jermyn
1644 1651 The Lord Jermyn
1651 1654 Colonel Heane
1655 1659 Colonel Robert Gibbon
1659 1660 Colonel John Mason
1660 1660 Colonel Carew Raleigh
1660 1665 The Earl of St. Alban
1665 1679 Sir Thomas Morgan
1679 1684 Sir John Lanier
1684 1704 The Lord Jermyn
1704 1722 General Henry Lumley
1723 1749 The Viscount Cobham
1749 1761 Lieutenant General John Huske
1761 1772 The Earl of Albemarle
1772 1795 Field Marshal H. Seymour Conway
1795 1796 Field Marshal Sir George Howard
1796 1807 The Marquis of Townshend
1807 1821 The Earl of Chatham
1821 1854 The Lord Beresford

 

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