|Major General The Honourable
|6th Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man|
|Preceded by||Cornelius Smelt|
|Succeeded by||Charles Hope|
|Died||10 July 1845|
|Years of service||1796-1845|
John Ready (c. 1777 – 10 July 1845) was a British army officer, who served as Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1824 to 1831 and also as Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man from 1832 to 1845.
Ready joined the British Army as an ensign in 1796. He was appointed Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1815 and military secretary and then civil secretary to the Governor General of British North America in 1818. In 1824 he was appointed lieutenant governor of Prince Edward Island: there he imported livestock at his own expense, promoted the building of roads and ensured there was a school in every town. He became Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man in 1832 but died in office at Castletown on the Isle of Man in 1845 and was buried on the island with full military honours.
In 1804 he married Susanna Bromley; they had two sons and two daughters; following the death of his first wife he married Sarah Tobin in 1836.
|Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man