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Governors of Early Bermuda


1612 Richard Moore  
1615, 29 June 6 commissioners provisional govt
1616, May Daniel Tucker  
1619 Miles Kendall temporary charge
1619, October Nathaniel Butler  
1622, 25 October John Harrison sheriff, temp charge
1622, November John Bernard until death
  John Harrison temp at Bernard's death
1623, December Henry Woodhouse  
1626, 20 September Phillip Bell  
1629, 29 August Roger Wood  
1637, July? Thomas Chaddock  
1641 William Sayle  
1642 Josias Forster  
1643 William Sayle  
1644 W Sayle, Stephen Payn triumvirate govt
  ter, & Wm Wilkinson  
1645 Josias Forster  
1647 Jonathan Turner  
1649, 25 September John Trimingham  
1650 John Jennings  
1650, November Josias Forster  
1659, 3 January William Sayle  
1663, 12 January Florentius Seymour  
1668, 15 May Samuel Whalley  
1669, 15 May Sir John Heydon  
1681, 30 May Florentia Seymour (died in office 3 Nov 82)
1682, 9 November Henry Durham temp charge
1683, 29 Jan Col. Richard Coney end of Bermuda Co charter
1685-1687 Col Richard Coney 1st Gov under Crown
1687, 12 Apr-1690, 20 Jun Sir Robert Robinson Governor
1691-1693 Isaac Richier Lt Governor
1693-1696 John Goddard Governor
1698, 20 Oct-1700, 18 Dec Samuel Day Lt Governor
1701, 2 May- 1713 Benjamin Bennett Governor
1713-1718 Henry Pulleine Lt Governor
1718-1722 Benjamin Bennett Governor
1722-1727 John Hope Governor
1727, Nov- 1728, Aug John Trimingham President
1728-1737 John Pitt Governor
1737, Dec-1738, May Andrew Auchinleck President
1738, 2 Aug-1744, 9 Nov Alured Popple Governor
1744, Nov-1747, Jun Francis Jones President
1747, Jul- 1751, Nov William Popple Governor
1751, Nov- 1755, Nov Francis Jones President
1755, Nov- 1763, Dec William Popple Governor
1763, Dec- 1764, Aug Francis Jones President
1764, Aug- 1780, Aug George James Bruere Governor
1780, Sep- Oct Thomas Jones President
1780, Oct- 1781, Dec George  Bruere Lt Governor
1782, Jan- 1788, Oct William Browne Governor
1788, Oct- 1794, Oct Henry Hamilton Lt Governor
1794, 8 November- 1796, 27 October James Crauford   Governor
1796, 27 Oct - 22 Nov Henry Tucker President
1796, 22 Nov- 1 Dec William Campbell Governor
1796, Dec-1798, Feb Henry Tucker President
1798, Feb- 1803, Mar George Beckwith Governor
1803, Apr-1805, Apr Henry Tucker President
1805, May- 1806, Jun Francis Gore Lt Governor
1806, Jun 13- Jul 31 Henry Tucker President
1806, Jul- 1810, Jun John Hodgson Governor
1810, Jun- 1811, Aug Samuel Trott President
1811, Aug- 1819, Apr Sir James Cockburn Governor
1812, 4 Jul- 14 Sep William Smith President
1812, Sep- Jul 1814 George Horsford Lt Governor
1816, Jul- 1817, Nov William Smith President
1817, Nov- 1819, Apr Sir James Cockburn Governor
1819, 15 Apr- 25 Nov William Smith President
1819, Nov-1822, May Sir William Lumley Governor
1822, May- 1823, Oct William Smith President
1823, Oct- 1825, Jun Sir William Lumley Governor
1825, Jun- 1826, Feb William Smith President
1826, Feb- 1829, Jul Sir Hilgrove Turner Governor
1829, Jul- Nov Robert Kennedy acting Governor
1829, Nov- 1830, Jul Sir Hilgrove Turner Governor
1830, Jul - Nov Robert Kennedy acting Governor
1830, Nov- 1832, Jan Sir Hilgrove Turner Governor
1832, Jan- 1835, Apr Sir RS Chapman Governor
1835, Apr- Sep Henry G Hunt acting Governor
1835, Sep- 1836, Jan Robert Kennedy acting Governor
1836, Jan- 1839, Apr Sir RS Chapman Governor
1839, Apr- 1846, Nov William Reid Governor
1846, Nov - Dec W N Hutchinson acting Governor
1846, Dec- 1852, Aug Charles Elliott Governor
1852, Aug- 1853, May W Hassell Eden acting Governor
1853, May - Sep George Philpots acting Governor
1853, Sep Thomas C Robe acting Governor
1853, Sep - Oct Soulden Oakley acting Governor
1853, Oct - Nov Arthur W Byles acting Governor
1853, Nov - 1854, Feb Charles Elliott Governor
1854, Feb - Oct Montgomery Williams acting Governor
1854, Oct - 1859, Jun Freeman Murray Governor
1859, Jun - Oct A T Hemphill acting Governor
1859, Oct- 1860, Feb William Munroe acting Governor
1860, Feb- 1861, Mar Freeman Murray Governor
1861, Mar- 1864, Jun H. St George Ord Governor
1864, Jun- Jul William Munroe Lt Governor
1864, Jul- 1865, Oct W G Hamley Lt Governor
1865, Oct- 1866, Nov H. St George Ord Governor
1866, Nov- 1867, Apr W G Hamley Lt Governor
1867, Apr Arnold Thompson acting Governor
1867, Apr- 1870, May Sir F E Chapman Governor
1870, May - Sep W F Brett Lt Governor
1870, Sep- 1871, Apr T Gore Brown administrator
1871, Apr- May A A'C Fisher acting Governor
1871, May - 1874, May John Henry Lefroy   Lt Governor
1874, May Fitz Roy Somerset acting Governor
1874, May - Jun John Henry Lefroy Governor
1874, Jun - Nov Fitz Roy Somerset acting Governor