British Colonial Period in Bengal Governors

British Colonial Period in Bengal

Before Independence of India and Pakistan under period British colonial period in bengal. British colonial period in bengal start 1701 to 1947. Bengal Under British colonial period chief agent, Governors, Lieutenant Governors list below years wise.

Chief Agents (1701–1756)

  • Charles Eyre 1700–1701
  • John Beard 1701–1705
  • Edward Littleton 1705–1705
  • Ruled by a council 1705-1710
  • Anthony Weltden 20 July 1710 – 4 March 1711
  • John Russell 4 Mar 1711 – 3 Dec 1713
  • Robert Hedges 3 Dec 1713 – 12 Jan 1718
  • Samuel Flake 12 Jan 1718 – 17 Jan 1723
  • John Deane 17 Jan 1723 – 30 Jan 1726
  • Henry Frankland 30 Jan 1726 – 17 Sep 1728 •
  • Edward Stephenson 17 Sep 1728 – 18 Sep 1728
  • John Deane 18 Sep 1728 – 25 Feb 1732
  • John Stackhouse 25 Feb 1732 – 29 Jan 1739
  • Thomas Broddyll 29 Jan 1739 – 4 Feb 1746
  • John Forster 4 Feb 1746 – 18 Apr 1748
  • William Barwell 18 Apr 1748 – 17 Jun 1749
  • Adam Dawson 17 Jun 1749 – 5 Jun 1752
  • William Fytche 8 Augt 1752 – Oct 1756
  • Roger Drake 8 Aug 1752 – Oct 1756

Governors (1757–1854)

  • Robert Clive 1757–1760
  • Henry Vansittart 1760–1764
  • Robert Clive 1765-1766
  • Harry Verelst 1767–1769
  • John Cartier 1769–1772
  • Warren Hastings 1772–1774
  • Charles Cornwallis 1786–1793
  • Richard Wellesley 1797-1805
  • Charles Cornwallis 1805-1805
  • James Broun-Ramsay 1848–1854

Lieutenant-Governors (1854–1912)

  • Frederick James Halliday 1854–1859
  • John Grant 1859–1862
  • Sir Cecil Beadon 1862–1866
  • Sir William Grey 1866-1871
  • George Campbell 1871-1874
  • Sir Richard Temple 1874–1877
  • Sir Ashley Eden 1877–1879
  • Steuart Bayley 1879–1882
  • Sir Augustus Thompson 1882–1885
  • Horace Cockerell 1885–1887
  • Sir Steuart Bayley 1887–1890
  • Charles Elliot 1890–1893
  • Anthony MacDonnell 1893–1895
  • Alexander Mackenzie 1895–1897
  • Charles Cecil Stevens 1897–1898
  • Sir John Woodburn 1898–1902
  • James Bourdillon 1902–1903
  • Sir Andrew Fraser 1903–1906
  • Lancelot Hare 1906–1906
  • Francis Slacke 1906–1908
  • Sir Edward Baker 1908–1911
  • Sir William Duke 1911-1912

Governors (1912–1947)

  •  Thomas Gibson-Carmichael, 1st Baron Carmichael 1912–1917.
  • Lawrence Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland as. Earl of Ronaldshay 1917–1922.
  • Victor Bulwer-Lytton, 2nd Earl of Lytton 1922–1927.
  • Sir Stanley Jackson 1927–1932.
  • Sir John Anderson 1932–1937.
  • Michael Knatchbull, 5th Baron Brabourne 1937–1939.
  • John Arthur Herbert 1939–1943
  • Sir Richard Casey 1944–1946
  • Sir Frederick Burrows 1946–1947
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