List of governors-general of Barbados
The Governor-General of Barbados was a vice-regal representative of the Queen of Barbados. The Governor-General acted as the nation's Head of State. This is because the Queen cannot live in all her realms at once. The office was abolished along with the monarch on 30 November 2021 and replaced with the presidency.
List of Governors-General of Barbados[change | change source]
On 30 November 1966, Barbados became independent from Britain.
|30 November 1966||18 May 1967||Sir John Montague Stow|
|18 May 1967||9 August 1976||Sir Arleigh Winston Scott|
|9 August 1976||17 November 1976||Sir William Douglas||Acting (first time)|
|17 November 1976||9 January 1984||Sir Deighton Lisle Ward|
|10 January 1984||24 February 1984||Sir William Douglas||Acting (Second time)|
|24 February 1984||6 June 1990||Sir Hugh Springer|
|6 June 1990||19 December 1995||Dame Nita Barrow|
|19 December 1995||1 June 1996||Sir Denys Williams||Acting|
|1 June 1996||31 October 2011||Sir Clifford Husbands|
|1 November 2011||30 May 2012||Sir Elliot Belgrave||Acting|
|30 May 2012||1 June 2012||Dame Sandra Mason||Acting|
|1 June 2012||30 June 2017||Sir Elliot Belgrave|
|30 June 2017||8 January 2018||Sir Philip Greaves||Acting|
|8 January 2018||30 November 2021||Dame Sandra Mason|
References[change | change source]
- "Governor General Dame Sandra named first president-elect". Loop Barbados. Retrieved 21 October 2021.