Governors of Tasmania

Governors of Tasmania from 1804 to 1936. The intervening periods were filled by Lietenant-Governors or Administrators.

Name Period
COLLINS David, Colonel 1804 - 1810
DAVEY Thomas, Colonel 1813 - 1817
SORELL William, Colonel 1817 - 1824
ARTHUR George, Colonel 1824 - 1836
FRANKLIN John, Sir 1837 - 1843
EARDLEY-WILMOT John, Sir 1843 - 1846
DENISON William Thomas, Sir 1847 - 1855
YOUNG Henry Edward Fox, Sir 1855 - 1861
BROWNE Thomas Gore, Colonel 1862 - 1868
DU CANE Charles, Mr 1869 - 1874
WELD Frederick Aloysius, Mr 1875 - 1880
STRAHAN George Cumine, Sir 1881 - 1886
HAMILTON Robert George Crookshank, Sir 1887 - 1892
GORMANSTON Jenico William Joseph, Viscount 1893 - 1900
HAVELOCK Arthur Elibank, Sir 1901 - 1904
STRICKLAND Gerald, Sir 1904 - 1909
BARRON Harry, Sir 1909 - 1913
MACARTNEY William Grey Ellison, Sir 1913 - 1917
NEWDEGATE Francis Alexander Newdigate, Sir 1917 - 1920
ALLARDYCE William Lamond, Sir 1920 - 1922
O'GRADY James, Sir 1924 - 1930
CLARK Ernest, Sir 1933 -

Source: E. T. Emmett, A Short History of Tasmania, Angus & Robertson Limited, 1937, p.78.

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