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GOVERNORS OF THE ISLE OF MAN

Names of those resident on the Isle of Man in place of ruling Kings and Lords. The position was known under various titles until the adoption of 'Lieutenant Governor' after 1830.

CAPTAINS OR GOVERNORS

1405 (?) Michael Blundell
1417 John Litherland
1422 John Walton
1428 Henry Byron
1496 Peter Dutton
1497 Henry Radcliffe, Abbot
1504 Ralph Rushton
1511 John Ireland (and in 1522)
1518 John Fazakerley
1521 Thomas Danport
1527 Henry Stanley
1532 John Fleming
1536 George Stanley
1545 William Stanley
1552 Henry Stanley
1570 Edward Tarbrook
1576 John Harmer
1580 John Sherbourne
1580 Bishop John Meyrick
1592 Cuthbert Gerard
1593 William Stanley
1594 Randulph Stanley
1595 Thomas Gerard
1596 Piers Legh
1599 Cuthbert Gerard
1600 Robert Molyneux
1609 John Ireland
1623 Sir Frederick Liege
1626 Edward Holmewood
1627 Sir Charles Gerard
1628 Edward Christian
1639 Foulkes Hunckes
1640 John Greenhalgh
1651 Philip Musgrave
1651 Colonel Robert Duckinfield
1652 Matthew Cadwell
1656 William Christian
1659 James Chaloner
1660 Roger Nowell
1664 Bishop Isaac Barrow
1673 Henry Nowell
1677 Henry Stanley
1678 Robert Heywood
1690 Roger Kenyon
1693 William Sacheverell
1696 Nicholas Sankey
1701 James Cranstoun
1702 Charles Stanley
1703 Robert Mawdesley
1713 Charles Stanley
1718 Alexander Home
1723 John Lloyd
1723 Thomas Horton
1736 James Murray
1744 Patrick Lindsey
1751 Basil Cochrane
1761 John Wood
1773 Henry Hope
1775 Richard Dawson
1777 Edward Smith
1790 Alexander Shaw
1793 John Murray 4th. Duke of Atholl
1804 Lord Henry Murray
1805 Cornelius Smelt

LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS

1832 Major General The Honourable John Ready
1845 Charles Hope
1860 Mark Hildesley Quayle acting
1860 Francis Stanisby Connat-Pigott
1863 Mark Hildesley Quayle acting
1863 Sir Henry Brougham Loch KCB, Baron Loch
1882 Sir Spencer Walpole
1893 Joseph West Ridgeway
1895 John Henniker-Major, 5th Baron Henniker
1902 George Fitzroy Henry Somerset, 3rd Baron Raglan
1918 William Fry
1925 Claude Hill
1932 Montagu Sherard Dawes Butler
1937 Vice Admiral William Spencer Leveson-Gower, the Earl Granville, KG, KCVO, CB, DSO
1945 Air Vice Marshal Sir Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet, KBE, CB, DSO
1952 Sir Ambrose Dundas Flux Dundas, KCIE, CSI
1959 Sir Ronald Herbert Garvey, KCMG, KCVO
1966 Sir Peter Hyla Gawne Stallard, KCMG, CVO, MBE
1974 Sir John Warburton Paul, GCMG, OBE, MC
1980 Rear Admiral Sir Nigel Cecil, KBE, CB
1985 Major General Sir Laurence New, CB, CBE
1990 Air Marshal Sir Laurence Jones, KCB, AFC
1995 Sir Timothy Daunt, KCMG
2000 Air Marshal Ian David Macfadyen, CB, OBE
2005 Deemster Michael Kerruish QC acting
2005 Vice Admiral Sir Paul Kenneth Haddacks, KCB