List of British colonial administrators of Aden

This is a list of British colonial administrators of Aden from the 1839 Aden Expedition to the 1967 withdrawal from Aden. They were appointed from British India until 1937 when the Chief Commissioner's Province of Aden became the Colony of Aden under the responsibility of the Colonial Office in London.

Map of the Colony of Aden.
Map of the Colony of Aden, including insular dependencies (the islands of Kamaran, Perim and Khuriya Muriya).

Aden merged into independent South Yemen on 30 November 1967. For British representation since then, see: List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Yemen.

ListEdit

British colonial administrators of Aden[1][2]
Portrait Name Term of office
Political Agents
  Captain Stafford Bettesworth Haines, Indian Navy 1839 1854
  Major-General James Outram 1854 1856
Political Residents
Colonel William Marcus Coghlan 1854 1862
Major General R. W. Honner 1862 1862
Colonel William Marcus Coghlan 1862 1863
  Major William Merewether 1863 1867
Major General Sir Edward Russell 1867 1870
Major General Charles William Tremenheere 1870 1872
Brigadier-General John Schneider 1872 1877
Brigadier-General Francis Adam Ellis Loch 1877 1882
  Brigadier-General James Blair 1882 1885
Brigadier-General Adam George Forbes Hogg 1890 1890
Brigadier-General John Jopp 1890 1895
Brigadier-General Charles Alexander Cunningham 1895 1899
  Brigadier-General Garratt O'Moore Creagh 1899 1901
Brigadier-General Pelham James Maitland 1901 1904
Major-General Harry Macan Mason 1904 1906
  Major-General Ernest de Brath 1906 1910
  Brigadier-General James Alexander Bell 1910 1914
Brigadier-General Charles Henry Uvedale Price 1915 1915
Major-General James Marshall Stewart 1916 1920
  Major-General Thomas Edwin Scott 1920 1925
Major-General John Henry Keith Stewart 1925 1928
  Lieutenant-Colonel George Stewart Symes 1928 1930
  Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Rawdon Reilly 1930 1932
Chief Commissioner
  Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Rawdon Reilly 1932 1937
Governors
  Sir Bernard Reilly 1937 1940
Sir John Hathorn Hall 1940 1944
Sir Reginald Champion 1944 1951
Sir Tom Hickinbotham 1951 1956
Sir William Luce 1956 1960
Sir Charles Johnston 1960 1963
High Commissioners
Sir Kennedy Trevaskis 1963 1965
Sir Richard Turnbull 1965 1967
Sir Humphrey Trevelyan 1967 1967

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Records of the British Administration in Aden, 1839–1967". The National Archives. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  2. ^ Gavin, R. J. (1975). Aden Under British Rule 1839–1967. London.: C. Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. p. 444. ISBN 0-903983-14-1. Retrieved 18 July 2017.