H. Wright

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Henry Wright
11th Accountant General and Controller of Revenue
In office
1 February 1841 – 28 May 1847
Preceded by Henry Augustus Marshall
Succeeded by Charles J. MacCarthy
Personal details
Born 6 July 1794
Stepney, London
Died 14 January 1879
London

Henry Wright (6 July 1794– 14 Jan 1879) was the 11th Accountant General and Controller of Revenue of Ceylon.

He was born in London, the son of Henry Wright and his wife Elizabeth Dumaresq.

He was appointed Accountant General and Controller of Revenue of Ceylon on 1 February 1841, succeeding Henry Augustus Marshall, and held the office until 28 May 1847, when he was succeeded by Charles J. MacCarthy.[1]

He died in 1879. He had married Camilla, and had 2 sons and 3 daughters. His elder son, William Dumaresq Wright, became Treasurer of Ceylon in 1882.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Auditor Generals". auditorgeneral.gov.lk. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
Henry Augustus Marshall
Accountant General and Controller of Revenue
1841–1847
Succeeded by
Charles J. MacCarthy