Pathe film of Isle of Man's 19th governor being sworn in


As the Isle of Man's new governor, Adam Wood, settles into his first month in office, the BBC has been taking a look back at archive footage of past governors.

Until the 1960s the lieutenant governor yielded a lot of political and judicial power in the island. Today the role is essentially a ceremonial one, with the governor acting as the queen's representative in the island.

Sir Ambrose Dundas, the 19th governor, is pictured in this footage of his swearing-in ceremony at Castle Rushen in 1952.

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