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List of Governors of Antigua

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List of Governors of Antigua

This is a list of viceroys of Antigua and Barbuda, from its initial colonisation in 1632 until its independence in 1981. Between 1671 and 1816, Antigua was part of the British Leeward Islands and its viceroy was the Governor of the Leeward Islands. The colony of the Leeward Islands was split in two in 1816, and the Governor of Antigua became the viceroy in Antigua, Barbuda and Montserrat. In 1833 the British Leeward Islands were reformed, and the Governor of Antigua represented the monarch in all of the British Leeward Islands until 1871, when he became the Governor of the Leeward Islands again.

Governors of Antigua (1632–1671)

Lieutenant Governors of Antigua (1671–1747)

In 1671, Antigua became part of the newly formed colony of the Leeward Islands, whose governor remained on Antigua. Until 1747, a lieutenant governor was appointed on Antigua to oversee domestic affairs.


Governors of Antigua (1816–1871)

In 1816, the British Leeward Islands was dissolved, and a new governor was appointed in Antigua.

From 1833, the Governor of Antigua was viceroy in the colony of the British Leeward Islands:

In 1871, the Governor of Antigua became the Governor of the Leeward Islands.

Administrators of Antigua (1936–1966)

Governors of Antigua and Barbuda (1967–1981)

In 1981 Antigua and Barbuda achieved independence. For a list of viceroys after independence, see List of Governors-General of Antigua and Barbuda.

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