Arthur Christopher Watson, CMG
Former Governor of Montserrat and of the Turks and Caicos Islands
Arthur Christopher Watson was a former British diplomat and was Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands (1975 - 1978) and Montserrat (1985 - 1987).
Early life and education
Arthur Christopher Watson was born in China, and educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge.
Watson served as Commissioner of Anguilla from 1971 to 1974. He was then the Governor of the Turks and Caicos from May 1975 until July 1978. He then served as Governor of Montserrat from 1985 until 1987.
Watson was also the last British High Commissioner to Brunei before independence, serving from 1978 until independence on 1 January 1984.
Honours and awards
Watson was appointed a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG).
Arthur Watson died on 7 May 2001. He was 74 years old.