Hemming, Sir Augustus William Lawson
b. 1842-09-02
d. 1907-03-27
Hemming entered the Colonial Office through competitive examination in 1860.1 He was promoted to clerk 3rd class in 1864 and served as private secretary to permanent undersecretary Sir Frederic Rogers until 1871.2 In 1879 he became principal clerk and was in charge of the African and Mediterranean department until 1895.3 He then served as Governor of British Guyana for two years and Governor of Jamaica until 1904.4 He received the KCMG in 1890 and GCMG in 1900.5
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