Blake, Henry Arthur, Sir
1840 - Born in Limerick, Ireland on 8th of January, the son of Peter Blake, a county Inspector of Irish Constabulary.
1859 - Joined the Irish Constabulary.
1876 - Worked as an inspector and Resident Magistrate of Duff.
1882 - He was raised to the position of Special Resident Magistrate.
1884-1887 - Served as the Governor of Bahamas.
1887-1889 - Transferred to Newfoundland, where he served as Governor.
1886 - Blake was appointed to Queensland, but resigned without entering the administration.
- He was made governor of the Bahamas, and was transferred to Newfoundland.
- He was knighted the same year.
1889 - Became the Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of Jamaica.
1894-1896 - His term was extended as Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of Jamaica.
1898-1903 - Appointed Governor of Hong Kong.
1903 - He left Hong Kong after he attended the inauguration of the Supreme Court building.
1910 - Became chairman of the newly formed Newfoundland Oilfields Limited.
1918 - Blake died on 23rd of February.
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