British Honduras: Information

British Honduras (1862 - 1981)

British Honduras was the name of a territory on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico, after it became a British crown colony in 1862. In 1964 it became a self-governing colony. The colony was renamed Belize in June 1973 and gained full independence in September 1981. British Honduras was the last continental possession of the United Kingdom in the Americas.

British Honduras: List of Rulers.
Reign / RuleFromToCoins Issued
Queen Victoria 12 May 1862 22 January 1901 14
King Edward VII 22 January 1901 6 May 1910 9
King George V 6 May 1910 20 January 1936 23
King Edward VIII 20 January 1936 11 December 1936
King George VI 11 December 1936 6 February 1952 25
Queen Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 21 September 1981 57
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British Honduras: Details
Official NameBritish Honduras
From1862
To1981
FlagFlag of British Honduras
Coat of ArmsCoat of Arms of of British Honduras
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