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List of governors of the Windward Islands

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This is a list of viceroys in the British Windward Islands. The colony of the Windward Islands was created in 1833 and consisted of Grenada, Barbados (to 1885), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tobago (to 1889), St. Lucia (from 1838), and Dominica (from 1940). The Governor of Barbados was also the Governor of the Windward Islands, until Barbados became an independent colony in 1885. After this, a Governor of the Windward Islands was appointed with a seat in Grenada. In 1960 the territory was dissolved with the creation of the Federation of the West Indies.

Governors-in-Chief of the Windward Islands (1885–1960)

  • Sir Walter Joseph Sendall, 1885–1888
  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, 1889–1892
  • Sir Charles Bruce, 1893–1897
  • Sir Cornelius Alfred Moloney, 1897–1900
  • Sir Robert Baxter Llewelyn, 1900–1906
  • Sir Ralph Champneys Williams, 1906–1909
  • Sir James Hayes Sadler, 1909–1914
  • Sir George Basil Haddon-Smith, 1914–1923
  • Sir Frederick Seton James, 1924–1930
  • Sir Thomas Alexander Best, 1930–1935
  • Sir Selwyn MacGregor Grier, 1935–19 January 1937
  • Sir Henry Bradshaw Popham, 19 January 1937 – 18 May 1942
  • Sir Arthur Grimble, 18 May 1942 – 1948
  • Brigadier Sir Robert Arundell, 1948–1953
  • Edward Betham Beetham, 1953–1955
  • Sir Colville Montgomery Deverell, 1955–1 January 1960
  • References

    List of governors of the Windward Islands Wikipedia


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