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Firing the Noon-Day Gun

Cadets 2023-2024

Panorama from above Government House

His Excellency outside Elizabeth College

King's Birthday Reception 2023

Platinum Jubilee Fete at GH


Welcome to the website of the Lieutenant-Governor of the Bailiwick of Guernsey

The Bailiwick consists of three separate, self-governing jurisdictions on the islands of

Guernsey, Alderney and Sark

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The Lieutenant-Governor

The Lieutenant-Governor is appointed by The Monarch as the Crown's personal representative in the Bailiwick. Appointed for a five year term, Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB, CBE is the 122nd Monarch's representative to date. His Excellency is pictured here with his wife, Mrs Louise Cripwell.

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HE and Mrs Cripwel

From the Archives: Former Lieutenant-Governors of Guernsey

Government House

Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor and his partner. It is used to host guests from all over the world and to stage events and ceremonies in support of the Bailiwick and its community.

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Lieutenant-Governor's Cadets

We welcome our five new Cadets for 2023-2024, pictured here at their investiture on 12 September 2023. L-R: Carmen Walsh, Girlguiding Ranger; J-P Lenormand, RYA Assistant Instructor, GST; Neave Chatting-Tonks, Chair of Guernsey Youth Forum; His Excellency; Reuben Montgomery, Sergeant Instructor, CCF Army section; Matilda Shell, St Johns Cadet; Lillie-May Hawkins, Sergeant, ACF.

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