Founded by the Scotsman William PATERSON in 1694. The following lists presents the Governors of all times who are included in the database and also the founding Directors.

[fle: flemish – hug: huguenot – eng: english – chi: Channel Islands – swi : Swiss]

Governors of all times.

1694-1697 John HOUBLON (1632-1712) [hug]

1694-? James LORDELL ?

1703-1705 Abraham HOUBLON (-) [hug]

1705-1707 James BATEMAN (c1660-1718) [fle]

1709-1711 Gilbert HEATHCOTE (1651-1732) also 1723-1725 [eng]

1711-1713 Nathaniel GOULD (1661-1722) [eng]

1715-1717 Peter DELME (-1728) [hug]

1777-1779 Peter GAUSSEN (c1723-1788) [hug]

1791-1793 Samuel BOSANQUET (1744-1806) [hug]

1812-1814 William MANNING (1763-1835) [eng]

1814-1816 *William MELLISH (-) [eng]

1845-1847 John Benjamin HEATH (1812-1850) [eng]

1859-1861 Bonamy DOBREE (1794-1863) [chi]

1875-1877 Henry Hucks GIBBS (1819-?) [eng]

1901-1903 Augustus PREVOST (1837-1913) [swi]

The first Directors.
Those included in the LMN Database have an hyperlink to their information sheet.

GOVERNOR

Sir John HOUBLON (1632-1712)

DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Michael GODFREY (1658-1695)

DIRECTORS

Sir John HUBAND

Sir James HOUBLON (1629-1700)

Sir William GORE (c.1644-1708)

*Sir William SCAWEN (? -1722)

*Sir Henry FURNESE (1658-1712)

Sir Thomas ABNEY (1640-1721)

Sir William HEDGES (1632-1701)

*Brook BRIDGES

James BATEMAN (c.1660-1718)

George BODDINGTON (1646-1719)

Edward CLERKE

James DENEW (1627-1705)

Thomas GODDARD (c.1635-1700)

Abraham HOUBLON (1639-1722)

Gilbert HEATHCOTE (1651-1732)

Theodore JANSEN (1658-1748)

*John LORDELL

*Samuel LETHIEULLIER

William PATERSON

Robert RAWORTH

John SMITH

Obadiah SEDGWICK

Nathaniel TENCH

John WARD