Appendix 1—Governors-General

  Term of office
Hope, Rt Hon. John Adrian Louis, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, KT, GCMG, GCVO, PC (afterwards 1st Marquis of Linlithgow) 1.1.1901 to 9.1.1903
Tennyson, Rt Hon. Hallam, 2nd Baron Tennyson, GCMG, PC 9.1.1903 to 21.1.1904
Northcote, Rt Hon. Henry Stafford, 1st Baron Northcote, GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC 21.1.1904 to 9.9.1908
Ward, Rt Hon. William Humble, 2nd Earl of Dudley, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, PC 9.9.1908 to 31.7.1911
Denman, Rt Hon. Thomas, 3rd Baron Denman, GCMG, KCVO, PC 31.7.1911 to 18.5.1914
Munro-Ferguson, Rt Hon. Sir Ronald Craufurd, GCMG, PC (afterwards 1st Viscount Novar) 18.5.1914 to 6.10.1920
Forster, Rt Hon. Henry William, 1st Baron Forster, GCMG, PC 6.10.1920 to 8.10.1925
Baird, Rt Hon. John Lawrence, 1st Baron Stonehaven, GCMG, PC, DSO (afterwards 1st Viscount Stonehaven) 8.10.1925 to 22.1.1931
Isaacs, Rt Hon. Sir Isaac Alfred, GCB, GCMG, KC 22.1.1931 to 23.1.1936
Hore-Ruthven, Brigadier General the Rt Hon. Alexander Gore Arkwright, 1st Baron Gowrie, VC, GCMG, CB, PC, DSO (afterwards 1st Earl of Gowrie) 23.1.1936 to 30.1.1945
Henry, Duke of Gloucester, HRH Prince William Frederick Albert, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden, KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, PC 30.1.1945 to 11.3.1947
McKell, Rt Hon. Sir William John, GCMG, QC 11.3.1947 to 8.5.1953
Slim, Field Marshal Sir William Joseph, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (afterwards 1st Viscount Slim) 8.5.1953 to 2.2.1960
Morrison, Rt Hon. William Shepherd, 1st Viscount Dunrossil, GCMG, PC, MC, QC 2.2.1960 to 3.2.1961
Sidney, Rt Hon. William Philip, 1st Viscount De L’Isle, VC, GCMG, GCVO, PC 3.8.1961 to 22.9.1965
Casey, Rt Hon. Richard Gardiner, Baron Casey, KG, GCMG, CH, PC, DSO, MC 22.9.1965 to 30.4.1969
Hasluck, Rt Hon. Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla, KG, GCMG, GCVO 30.4.1969 to 11.7.1974
Kerr, Rt Hon. Sir John Robert, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC 11.7.1974 to 8.12.1977
Cowen, Rt Hon. Sir Zelman, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC 8.12.1977 to 29.7.1982
Stephen, Rt Hon. Sir Ninian Martin, KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE 29.7.1982 to 16.2.1989
Hayden, Hon. William George, AC 16.2.1989 to 16.2.1996
Deane, Hon. Sir William Patrick, AC, KBE, QC 16.2.1996 to 29.6.2001
Hollingworth, Rt Reverend Dr Peter John, AC, OBE 29.6.2001 to 29.5.2003
Jeffery, Major General Philip Michael, AC, CVO, MC (Retd) 11.8.2003 to 5.9.2008
Bryce, Ms Quentin Alice Louise, AC 5.9.2008 to 28.3.2014
Cosgrove, Hon. Sir Peter, AK MC (Retd) 28.3.2014 –

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