GOVERNORS OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS

Military Administrators of the British Settlement of Port Egmont
1767 - 1768 Capt. John McBride, HMS Jason
1768 - 1769 Capt. Rayner
1769 - 1770 Capt. Anthony Hunt, HMS Tamar
1770 Capt. George Farmer, HMS Favourite
1771 - 1772 Capt. John Burr, HMS Hound
1773 - 1774 Lt. Samuel Wittewrong Clayton
Administrator of the French Settlement of Fort St. Louis
1764 - 1767 Antoine Louis de Bougainville
Military Administrators of the Spanish Settlement of Port Soledad
1767 - 1773 Felipe Ruíz Puente
1773 - 1774 Domingo Chauria
1774 - 1777 Francisco Gil Lemos
1777 - 1779 Ramón de Carassa
1779 - 1781 Salvador de Medina
1781 - 1783 Jacinto de Altolaguirre
1783 - 1784 Fulgencio Montemayor
1784 - 1786 Augustín Figueroa
1786 - 1787  Pedro de Mesa y Casto
1787 - 1788 Ramón Clairac
1788 - 1789 Pedro de Mesa y Casto
1789 - 1790 Ramón Clairac
1790 - 1791 Juan José de Elizalde
1791 - 1792 Pedro Pablo Sanguinetto
1792 - 1793 Juan José de Elizalde
1793 - 1794  Pedro Pablo Sanguinetto
1794 - 1795 José Aldana Ortega
1795 - 1796 Pedro Pablo Sanguinetto
1796 - 1797 José Aldana Ortega
1797 - 1798 Luis de Medina Torres
1798 - 1799 Francisco Javier de Viana
1799 - 1800 Luis de Medina Torres
1800 - 1801 Francisco Javier de Viana
1801 - 1802 Ramón Fernández Villegas
1802 - 1803 Bernardo Bonavía
1803 - 1804 Antonio Leal de Ibarra
1804 - 1805 Bernardo Bonavía 
1805 - 1806 Antonio Leal de Ibarra
1806 - 1809 Bernardo Bonavía
1809 - 1810 Gerardo Bordas
1810 - 1811 Pablo Guillén
Argentine Governors of Port Soledad
1820 - 1821 Daniel Jewitt
1821 - 1822 Guillermo Mason
1823 - 1828 Pablo Areguatyi
1821 - 1831 Louis Vernet
1832 Juan Esteban Mestivier
1832-1833 Capt. Jose Maria Pinedo
Military Administrators of the British Settlement of Fort Louis
1833 William Dickson (interim)
1833 - 1838 Lt. Henry Smith
1838 - 1839 Lt. Robert Lowcay
1839 Lt. Robinson
1839 - 1841 Lt. John Tyssen
Lieutenant Governor of the Falkland Islands at Anson's Harbour
1841 - 1843                  Lt. Richard Clement Moody
Governor of the Falkland Islands at Port Stanley
1843 - 1848 Lt. Richard Clement Moody
1848 - 1855 Lt. George Rennie
1855 - 1862 Capt. Thomas Edward Laws Moore
1862 - 1866 Capt. James George Mackenzie
1866 - 1870 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, CMG
1870 - 1876 Colonel George Abbas Kooli D'Arcy
1876 - 1880 Jeremiah Thomas Fitzgerald Callaghan
1880 - 1886 Thomas Kerr, CMG
1886 - 1887 Arthur Cecil Stuart Barkly
1887 - 1891 Thomas Kerr, CMG
1891 - 1897 Sir Roger Tuckfield Goldsworthy, KCMG
1897 - 1904 Sir William Grey-Wilson, KCMG
1904 - 1915 Sir William Lamond Allardyce, KCMG
1915 - 1920 Sir William Douglas Young, KBE, CMG 
1920 - 1927 Sir John Middleton, KBE, CMG
1927 - 1931 Sir Arnold Weinholt Hodson, KCMG
1931 - 1934 Sir James O'Grady, KCMG
1935 - 1941 Sir Herbert Henniker-Heaton, KCMG
1941 - 1946 Sir Allan Wolsey Cardinall, KBE, CMG
1946 - 1954 Sir Geoffrey Miles Clifford, KBE, CMG, ED
1954 - 1957 Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur, KCMG, CVO
1957 - 1964 Sir Edwin Porter Arrowsmith, KCMG
1964 - 1970 Sir Cosmo Dugal Patrick Thomas Haskard, KCMG, MBE
1971 - 1975 Sir Ernest Gordon Lewis, CMG, OBE
1975 - 1977 Sir Neville Arthur Irwin French, CMG, MVO
1977 - 1980 Sir James Roland Walter Parker, CMG, OBE
1980 - 2 Apr 1982 Sir Rex Masterman Hunt, CMG 
Argentine Military Commander at Puerto Argentino
2 Apr 1982 General Oswaldo Jorge Garcia (interim)
3 Apr 1982 - 14 Jun 1982 Brigadier General Mario Benjamín Menéndez
British Military Commander at Port Stanley
14 Jun 1982 - 25 Jun 1982 Brigadier General John Jeremy Moore 
Civil Commissioner of the Falkland Islands at Port Stanley
25 Jun 1982 - 16 Oct 1985 Rex Masterman Hunt, CMG
Governors of the Falkland Islands at Stanley
(and Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)
1985 - 1988  Gordon Wesley Jewkes, CMG
1988 - 1992 William Hugh Fullerton, CMG
1992 - 1996  David Everard Tatham, CMG
1996 - 1999 Richard Peter Ralph, CMG, CVO
1999 - 2002 Donald Alexander Lamont
2002     Howard John Stredder Pearce, CMG

Source 'History of the Falkland Islands' by Mary Cawkell, published 2001 by Anthony Nelson

 

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