The Empire to Commonwealth Project

The Monarch's Representatives

A Governor of a Colony, or a Governor General of a Realm or Dependency and a Lieutenant Governor of a State or Province - had his or her own flag and this was flown at the Governor's Residence and on transportation used.  This Chapter shows the flags used by these 'Monarch's Representatives'.  There have also been different variations to some of the flags as the Empire progressed and eventually became the Commonwealth of independent nations today.

 Governors & Junior

Union Flag based

Governor Generals 

Blue Flag  based

Shields on flags 

Taken from coat of arms or from Colonial flags