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Governors of New South Wales

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  • Sir Thomas Makdougall-Brisbane, 1st Baronet (1773 - 1860)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, 1st Baronet GCH, GCB, FRS, FRSE (23 July 1773 – 27 January 1860) was Governor of New South Wales (1821–25), as recommend...
  • Henry Robert Brand, 2nd Viscount Hampden, GCMG (1841 - 1906)
    Henry Robert Brand, 2nd Viscount Hampden, GCMG (2 May 1841 – 2 November 1906) was Governor of New South Wales from 1895 to 1899.[1] Hampden was the son of Henry Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden. He succee...
  • Charles Robert Wynn Carington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire (1843 - 1928)
    Charles Robert Wynn-Carrington, 1st Marquess of Lincolnshire KG, GCMG, PC, DL, JP (16 May 1843 – 13 June 1928), known as the Lord Carrington from 1868 to 1895 and as the Earl Carrington from 1895 to 19...
  • Admiral Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair, KCB, KCMG, MVO (1864 - 1958)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Admiral Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair, KCB, KCMG, KBE, MVO (30 August 1864 – 17 August 1958) was a Naval Officer and Governor. De Chair joined the Royal Navy f...
  • Somerset Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl of Belmore (1835 - 1913)
    Biographical Summary " Belmore, fourth Earl of (1835–1913) fourth Earl of Belmore (1835-1913), governor, was born on 9 April 1835 in London and baptized as Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry, the eldest ...

List of Governors of New South Wales

  1. Captain Arthur Phillip RN (wikipedia entry)
  2. Captain John Hunter RN (wikipedia entry)
  3. Captain Philip Gidley King RN (wikipedia entry)
  4. Captain William Bligh RN (wikipedia entry)
  5. Major-General Lachlan Macquarie CB (wikipedia entry)
  6. Major-General Sir Thomas Brisbane Bt GCH GCB (wikipedia entry)
  7. Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Darling GCH (wikipedia entry)
  8. Major-General Sir Richard Bourke KCB (wikipedia entry)
  9. Major Sir George Gipps (wikipedia entry)
  10. Lieutenant Colonel Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy KCH KCB (wikipedia entry)
  11. Sir William Denison KCB (wikipedia entry)
  12. The Rt Hon. Sir John Young Bt KCB GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  13. The Rt Hon. The Earl Belmore GCMG PC (wikipedia entry)
  14. The Rt Hon. Sir Hercules Robinson GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  15. The Rt Hon. Lord Augustus Loftus GCB (wikipedia entry)
  16. The Rt Hon. The Lord Carrington GCMG PC (wikipedia entry)
  17. The Rt Hon. The Earl of Jersey GCB GCMG PC (wikipedia entry)
  18. The Rt Hon. Sir Robert Duff GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  19. The Rt Hon. The Viscount Hampden GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  20. The Rt Hon. The Earl Beauchamp KG KCMG PC (wikipedia entry)
  21. Admiral Sir Harry Rawson GCB GCMG RN (wikipedia entry)
  22. The Rt Hon. The Lord Chelmsford GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  23. The Hon. Sir Gerald Strickland, Count della Catena GCMG (wikipedia entry)
  24. Sir Walter Davidson KCMG (wikipedia entry)
  25. Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair KCB KBE MVO (wikipedia entry)
  26. Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Game GBE KCB DSO (wikipedia entry)
  27. The Rt Hon. The Lord Gowrie VC GCMG CB DSO (wikipedia entry)
  28. Admiral Sir David Anderson KCB KCMG MVO (wikipedia entry)
  29. The Rt Hon. The Lord Wakehurst KCMG (wikipedia entry)
  30. Lieutenant General Sir John Northcott KCMG KCVO CB (wikipedia entry)
  31. Lieutenant General Sir Eric Woodward KCMG KCVO CB CBE DSO (wikipedia entry)
  32. Sir Roden Cutler VC KCMG KCVO CBE (wikipedia entry)
  33. Air Marshal Sir James Rowland AC KBE DFC AFC (wikipedia entry)
  34. Rear Admiral Sir David Martin KCMG AO (wikipedia entry)
  35. Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair AC (wikipedia entry)
  36. The Hon. Gordon Samuels AC CVO QC (wikipedia entry)
  37. Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO (wikipedia entry)

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