Cape Colony Administrators


Commanders
Sir George Keith Elphinstone
16 Sep 1795 - 15 Nov 1795
Commandant
James Henry Craig
15 Nov 1795 - 5 May 1797
Governors
George Macartney, Earl Macartney
5 May 1797 - 20 Nov 1798
Francis Dundas
21 Nov 1798 - 9 Dec 1799
Sir George Yonge
10 Dec 1799 - 20 Apr 1801
Francis Dundas
21 Apr 1801 - 20 Feb 1803
Sir David Baird
10 Jan 1806 - 17 Jan 1807
Henry George Grey
17 Jan 1807 - 21 May 1807
Du Pre Alexander, Earl of Caledon
22 May 1807 - 4 Jul 1811
Henry George Grey
5 Jul 1811 - 5 Sep 1811
Sir John Francis Cradock
6 Sep 1811 - 6 Apr 1814
Robert Meade
18 Oct 1813 - 7 Jan 1814
Lord Charles Henry Somerset
6 Apr 1814 - 5 Mar 1826
Sir Rufane Shawe Donkin
13 Jan 1820 - 30 Nov 1821
Richard Bourke
5 Mar 1826 - 9 Sep 1828
Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole
9 Sep 1828 - 10 Aug 1833
Thomas Francis Wade
10 Aug 1833 - 16 Jan 1834
Sir Benjamin D'Urban
10 Jan 1834 - 20 Jan 1838
Sir George Thomas Napier
22 Jan 1838 - 18 Mar 1844
Sir Peregrine Maitland
18 Mar 1844 - 27 Jan 1847
Sir Henry Eldred Pottinger
27 Jan 1847 - 1 Dec 1847
Sir Henry "Harry" George Wakelyn Smith
1 Dec 1847 - 31 Mar 1852
George Cathcart
31 Mar 1852 - 26 May 1854
Charles Henry Darling
26 May 1854 - 5 Dec 1854
Sir George Grey
5 Dec 1854 - 15 Aug 1861
Robert Henry Wynyard
20 Aug 1859 - 4 Jul 1860
Robert Henry Wynyard
15 Aug 1861 - 15 Jan 1862
Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse
15 Jan 1862 - 20 May 1870
Charles Craufurd Hay
20 May 1870 - 31 Dec 1870
Sir Henry Barkly
31 Dec 1870 - 31 Mar 1877
Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere
31 Mar 1877 - 15 Sep 1880
Henry Hugh Clifford
15 Sep 1880 - 27 Sep 1880
Sir George Cumine Strahan
27 Sep 1880 - 22 Jan 1881
Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson
22 Jan 1881 - 1 May 1889
Sir Leicester Smyth
30 Apr 1881 - Aug 1881
Sir Leicester Smyth
25 Apr 1883 - 26 Mar 1884
Sir Henry D'Oyley Torrens
7 Apr 1886 - 7 Jul 1886
Henry Augustus Smyth
1 May 1889 - 13 Dec 1889
Sir Henry Brougham Loch
13 Dec 1889 - 30 May 1895
Sir William Gordon Cameron
14 Jan 1891 - 1 Dec 1892
Sir William Gordon Cameron
May 1894 - Jul 1894
Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson
30 May 1895 - 21 Apr 1897
Sir William Howley Goodenough
21 Apr 1897 - 5 May 1897
Sir Alfred Milner
5 May 1897 - 6 Mar 1901
Sir William Francis Butler
2 Nov 1898 - 14 Feb 1899
Sir Walter Francis Hely-Hutchinson
6 Mar 1901 - 31 May 1910
Sir Henry Jenner Scobell
17 Jun 1909 - 21 Sep 1909


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