Ceylonese recipients of British titles

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Ceylonese recipients of British titles conferred on the advice of Her Majesty's Ceylon Ministers. This list includes all those who were born in, worked in or lived in Ceylon.

19th Century[edit]

1890s[edit]

1891[edit]

Knight Bachelor

1892[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1897[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

Twentieth century[edit]

1900s[edit]

1901[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
Privy Council
Knight Bachelor

1902[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1903[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1906[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1908[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1909[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1910s[edit]

1911[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
  • Companion, (CMG)
    • 1911 - John Penry Lewis, Esq., M.A., late Government Agent for the Central Province of the Island of Ceylon.

1913[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1914[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1916[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1919[edit]

Order of the British Empire

1920s[edit]

1920[edit]

King's Police Medal (KPM)

1922[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1923[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of the British Empire

1925[edit]

Order of the British Empire

1929[edit]

Order of the British Empire

1930s[edit]

1931[edit]

Knight Bachelor

1932[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order

1935[edit]

Knight Bachelor

1936[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire

1938[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Kaisar-i-Hind Medal

1939[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
  • Companion, (CMG)
    • 1939 - Guy Stanley Wodeman, Colonial Administrative Service, Deputy Chief Secretary, Ceylon.
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order
Colonial Police Medal

1940s[edit]

1941[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order

1942[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order

1946[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George

1950s[edit]

1950[edit]

Order of the British Empire

1951[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order
King's Police and Fire Services Medal

1952[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order
King's Police and Fire Services Medal for Distinguished Service

1953[edit]

Order of St Michael and St George
  • Companion, (CMG)
Order of the British Empire

1954[edit]

Viscount
Knight Bachelor
  • 1954 - Warusahennedige Abraham Bastian Bennet Soysa, Esq., CBE, Senator. For social services.
Order of St Michael and St George
  • Companion, (CMG)
Order of the British Empire
British Empire Medal

1955[edit]

Knight Bachelor
Order of St Michael and St George
Order of the British Empire
Imperial Service Order
British Empire Medal

1956[edit]

Order of the British Empire

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Great Lives From History: Incredibly Wealthy, Howard Bromberg, pp. 263-5 (Salem Pr Inc), ISBN 9781587656675
  3. ^ a b Allister MacMillan (Ed) (1928). Seaports of India and Ceylon. Asian Educational Services. pp. 439–40. ISBN 978-8120619951.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Sir Marcus Fernando Oration". www.slma.lk. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
  5. ^ "Supplement". The London Gazette (32830): 3951. 1 June 1923.
  6. ^ Life of Sir James Peiris, W. T. Keble and Devar Surya Sena, p.61,82 (University of California)
  7. ^ Chapter 5: SRI LANKA: THE UNTOLD STORY, K.T.Rajasingham Asia Times Retrieved 7 November 2015
  8. ^ "Sir H. De Mel Shot Dead". The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser. 11 May 1936. p. 2. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Fourth Supplement" (PDF). The London Gazette (39107): 43. 29 December 1950.
  10. ^ "Fourth Supplement". The London Gazette (39424): 45. 28 December 1951.
  11. ^ "London Gazette". The London Gazette (39594): 3748. 11 July 1952.
  12. ^ "Fourth Supplement". The London Gazette (39424): 46. 28 December 1951.
  13. ^ a b c "Fifth Supplement". The London Gazette (39736): 48. 30 December 1952.
  14. ^ "Fourth Supplement". The London Gazette (40191): 3304. 1 June 1954.
  15. ^ "Fourth Supplement" (PDF). The London Gazette (40500): 3305. 3 June 1955.
  16. ^ "Fourth Supplement". The London Gazette (40500): 3306. 3 June 1955.