Richard Morgan (Ceylonese judge)
|The Honourable Justice
|13th Queen's Advocate of Ceylon|
1 January 1863 – 1876
|Preceded by||Henry Byerley Thompson|
|Succeeded by||Richard Cayley|
|Nationality||Ceylonese (Sri Lankan)|
|Alma mater||Royal College Colombo|
Sir Richard F. Morgan was a Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) lawyer, who served as the 13th Queen's Advocate of Ceylon and acting Chief Justice of Ceylon. He was the first Asian in the British Empire to receive a Knighthood and first Ceylonese to be a member of the Governor's Executive Council and was an un-official (Burgher) member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon. He was the crown advocate that prosecuted famed bandit Saradiel.
Sir Richard was educated at the Colombo Academy.
- Reclaiming the Burgher heritage
- K.M.C.'s first meeting - 138 years ago
- A record, painstakingly assembled
Henry Byerley Thompson
|Queen's Advocate of Ceylon
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