List of Ceylonese organizations with royal prefix

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The Royal College Colombo, given its royal prefix by Queen Victoria in 1881. It is under the patronage of the Governor of Ceylon.

This is a list of Ceylonese organizations with designated royal status, listed by the king or queen who granted the designation.

As a matter of honour, the Ceylonese monarch[1] bestowed on an organization the right to use the prefix royal before its name by the Royal Prerogative.[2]

Civilian[edit]

Royal prefix granted by Queen Victoria
Year Organization
1843 Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya
1845 Royal Asiatic Society of Ceylon
1881 Royal College Colombo
Royal prefix granted by King George V
Year Organization
1928 Royal Colombo Golf Club
Royal prefix granted by King George VI
Year Organization
1948 Royal India, Pakistan and Ceylon Society

Military[edit]

Royal prefix granted by King George VI
Year Organization
1943 Royal Ceylon Volunteer Naval Force
1950 Royal Ceylon Navy
1951 Royal Ceylon Air Force

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ THE QUEEN v. A. D. HEMAPALA
  2. ^ Many faces walk away – making room for old hands to walk-in