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Regnal Years

Date indicates beginning of reign.

MonarchBeginning of reign
George II June 11, 1727* **
George III October 25, 1760
George IV January 29, 1820
William IV June 26, 1830
Victoria June 20, 1837
Edward VII January 22, 1901
George V May 6, 1910
Edward VIII January 20, 1936
George VI December 11, 1936
Elizabeth II February 6, 1952

    * This was the date in accordance with the Julian Calendar then in use. It was June 22, 1727, by the new (and present) Gregorian Calendar. The switch occurred in 1752 in the British Empire.

    ** The House of Assembly first convened on October 2, 1758.