William Wake (governor)

William Wake was the governor of Bombay during the British Raj from 26 November 1742 to 17 November 1750. Father of Margaret Wake Tryon, wife of William Tryon (8 June 1729 – 27 January 1788), who was the governor of the Province of North Carolina (1765–1771) and the Province of New York (1771–1780).


  • Great Britain. India Office (1819). The India List and India Office List. Harrison. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  • "Tryon Palace to honor Bombay, India for holiday festivities | News - WCTI NewsChannel 12". wcti12.com. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
Political offices
Preceded by
John Geekie
Governor of Bombay
Succeeded by
Richard Bourchier