Longden executive council of Ceylon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Longden executive council of Ceylon
British Ceylon flag.png
10th cabinet of British Ceylon
James Robert Longden.png
Date formed 4 September 1877
Date dissolved 10 July 1883
People and organisations
Head of state Queen Victoria
Head of government James Robert Longden
No. of ministers 6
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
4
Total no. of ministers 10
History
Predecessor Gregory executive council of Ceylon
Successor Hamilton-Gordon executive council of Ceylon

The Longden executive council was 10th executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor James Robert Longden.

Executive council members[edit]

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
James Robert Longden.png James Robert Longden Governor 4 September 1877 10 July 1883
Arthur Birch Colonial Secretary 4 September 1877 1878 Replaced by John Douglas
John Douglas 18 August 1878 10 July 1883
Major general John Alfred Street Commander of Troops 4 September 1877  ? Replaced by William Wilby
Major general William Wilby 1879 10 July 1883
Richard Cayley Attorney General
as Queen's Advocate
4 September 1877 1879 Replaced by Bruce Burnside
Bruce Burnside 24 October 1879 1883
W. H. Ravenscroft Auditor General 4 September 1877 10 July 1883
George Vane Treasurer 4 September 1877 1882 Replaced by William D. Wright
William D. Wright 22 June 1882 10 July 1883

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Government offices
Preceded by
Gregory executive council of Ceylon
Executive councils of Ceylonese
1877–1883
Succeeded by
Hamilton-Gordon executive council of Ceylon