State Governors of New South Wales


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Governors of New South Wales 1788 to 2017.

02 Oct 2014 to: Current Date – His Excellency General The Hon. David Hurley AC, DSC (Ret’d) – Born: 1953, Wollongong, NSW


01 Mar 2001 to: 01 Oct 2014 – Professor The Hon. Dame Marie Bashir AD, CVO – Born: 1930, Narrandera, NSW
01 Mar 1996 to: 28 Feb 2001 – The Hon. Gordon Samuels, AC, CVO, QC – Born: 1923, London, United Kingdom – Migrated to Australia in 1949
08 Aug 1990 to: 29 Feb 1996 – Rear Admiral The Hon. Peter Sinclair, AC, AO (Mil)  – Born: 1934, Manly, NSW
20 Jan 1989 to: 07 Aug 1990 – Rear Admiral Sir David Martin, KCMG, AO – Born: 1933, Sydney, NSW
20 Jan 1981 to: 19 Jan 1989 – Air Marshal Sir James Rowland, AC, KBE, DFC, AFC – Born: 1922, Armidale, NSW
20 Jan 1966 to: 19 Jan 1981 – Sir Arthur Roden Cutler, VC, AK, KCMG, KCVO, CBE – Born: 1916, Manly, NSW
01 Aug 1957 to: 31 Jul 1965 – Lieutenant-General Sir Eric Woodward, KCMG, KCVO, CB, CBE, DSO – Born: 1899, Hay, NSW
01 Aug 1946 to: 31 Jul 1957 – Lieutenant-General Sir John Northcott KCMG, KCVO, CB – Born: 1890, Creswick, Victoria
08 Aug 1937 to: 08 Jan 1946 – 2nd Baron Wakehurst (Rt. Hon. John de Vere Loder), KG, KCMG – Born: 1895, London United Kingdom – The last non-Australian governor of NSW
06 Aug 1936 to: 29 Oct 1936 – Admiral Sir David Murray Anderson, KCB, KCMG, MVO
21 Feb 1935 to: 22 Jan 1936 – Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven VC, GCMG, CB, DSO (later Lord Gowrie of Canberra and Dirleton)
29 May 1930 to: 15 Jan 1935 – Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Woolcott Game, GBE, KCB, DSO
28 Feb 1924 to: 07 Apr 1930 – Admiral Sir Dudley Rawson Stratford de Chair, KCB, MVO
18 Feb 1918 to: 14 Sep 1923 – Sir Walter Edward Davidson, KCMG, CBE
14 Mar 1913 to: 27 Oct 1917 – Sir Gerald Strickland, Count della Catena, GCMG (later 1st Baron Strickland)
28 May 1909 to: 11 Mar 1913 – 2nd Baron Chelmsford (Rt. Hon. Frederic John Napier Thesiger), GCMG
27 Mar 1902 to: 27 May 1909 – Admiral Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson, GCB, GCMG
18 May 1899 to: 30 Apr 1901 – 7th Earl of Beauchamp (Rt. Hon. William Lygon), KG, KCMG, PC
21 Nov 1895 to: 5 Mar 1899 – 2nd Viscount Hampden (Rt. Hon. Henry Robert Brand), GCMG
29 May 1893 to: 15 Mar 1895 – Rt. Hon. Sir Robert William Duff, GCMG, PC
15 Jan 1891 to: 2 Mar 1893 – 7th Earl of Jersey (Victor Albert George Child-Villiers), GCB, GCMG, PC
12 Dec 1885 to: 3 Nov 1890 – 3rd Baron Carrington (Charles Robert Wynn-Carrington), KG, KCMG, PC
04 Aug 1879 to: 9 Nov 1885 – Lord Augustus William Frederick Spencer Loftus, GCB, PC
03 Jun 1872 to: 19 Mar 1879 – Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson, GCMG (later 1st Baron Rosmead)
08 Jan 1868 to: 21 Feb 1872 – 4th Earl of Belmore (Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry), GCMG, PC Ireland
16 May 1861 to: 24 Dec 1867 – Rt. Hon. Sir John Young, Bt, KCB, GCMG, PC, (later 1st Baron Lisgar)
20 Jan 1855 to: 22 Jan 1861 – Lieutenant-General Sir William Thomas Denison, KCB
03 Aug 1846 to: 20 Jan 1855 – Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, KCH, KCB
24 Feb 1838 to: 11 Jul 1846 – Lieutenant-Colonel Sir George Gipps
03 Dec 1831 to: 5 Dec 1837 – Lieutenant-General (later General) Sir Richard Bourke, KCB
19 Dec 1825 to: 22  Oct 1831 – Major-General (later General and Sir) Ralph Darling
01 Dec 1821 to: 01 Dec 1825 – Major-General Sir Thomas Brisbane
01 Jan 1810 to: 01 Dec 1821 – Colonel (later Major-General) Lachlan Macquarie
13 Aug 1806 to: 26 Jan 1808 – Captain (later Vice-Admiral) William Bligh, RN
28 Sep 1800 to: 12 Aug 1806 – Captain Philip Gidley King, RN
11 Sep 1795 to: 27 Sep 1800 – Captain John Hunter, RN
26 Jan 1788 to: 10 Dec 1792 – Captain (Admiral) Arthur Phillip, RN

The Founding of New South Wales.

The Colony of New South Wales was established in 1788 as a penal colony for Britain.
Captain James Cook first named the land “New Wales”, after Wales in the UK. This was re-worded to “New South Wales” in documents for the Admiralty.

In 1825, a disconnected Southern part of New South Wales was given up to create Tasmania.
In 1828, the NSW boundary was moved to the West and that western part became Western Australia.
In 1836, a South Western part of New South Wales was given up to create South Australia.
In 1841, the part of New South Wales now known as New Zealand, became a separate Colony of New Zealand on the 1st July. (Later to become an independent country)
In 1851, a South Eastern part of New South Wales was given up to create Victoria.


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In 1859, the Northern part of New South Wales was given up for the creation of Queensland.
In 1863, a further part of North Western New South Wales was given up to South Australia and called the Northern Territory of South Australia.


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