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The Lord Stanmore.

Arthur Charles Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore, GCMG, KJStJ (26 November 1829 – 30 January 1912). was a British colonial administrator.

The youngest son of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, he was educated privately and then at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was President of the Cambridge Union Society in 1849.[1] After graduating in 1851, he worked as Assistant Private Secretary to the British Prime Minister (his father) between 1852 and 1855.

He was Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick between 1861 and 1866.

He was Governor of Trinidad from 1866 to 1870.

He was 11th Governor of Mauritius from 21 Feb 1871 to 18 Aug 1874.[2]

He was Governor of Fiji from 1875 to 1880.

He was Governor of New Zealand from 1880 to 1883.

As his final appointment, he was Governor of Ceylon from 1883 to 1890.

He was created 1st Baron Stanmore, of Great Stanmore, Middlesex on 21 August 1893.

Government offices
Preceded by
Sir John Henry Thomas Manners-Sutton
Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick
1861–1866
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Hastings Doyle
Preceded by
E. E. Bushworth (acting)
Governor of Trinidad
1866–1870
Succeeded by
James Robert Longden
Preceded by
Sir Henry Barkly
Governor of Mauritius
1871–1874
Succeeded by
Sir Arthur Purves Phayre
Preceded by
Sir Hercules Robinson
Governor of Fiji
1875–1880
Succeeded by
Sir George William Des Vœux
New creation High Commissioner for the Western Pacific
1877–1880
Preceded by
Sir Hercules Robinson
Governor of New Zealand
1880–1883
Succeeded by
Sir William Jervois
Preceded by
John Douglas, acting
Governor of Ceylon
1883–1890
Succeeded by
Arthur Elibank Havelock
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
New Creation
Baron Stanmore
1893–1912
Succeeded by
George Hamilton-Gordon

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