Treasurer of Ceylon

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Treasurer of Ceylon
Member of the Executive Council
Appointer Governor of British Ceylon
Formation 1809
First holder Robert Boyd
Abolished 20th Century
Succession Minister of Finance

The Treasurer of Ceylon was one of six offices that held a seat in the Executive Council of Ceylon.[1]

List of Treasurers[edit]

Data based on:

  • John Ferguson, Ceylon in the "jubilee Year"., J. Haddon and Co.,1887[2]
  • Ceylon: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources, Plâté limited, 1924[3]
# Treasurer Took office Left office Appointed by
1 Robert Boyd 1809 1812 Thomas Maitland
2 John William Carrington 1812 1816 Robert Brownrigg
3 Thomas Eden 1816 1822
4 John Drave 1822 1823 Edward Paget
5 William Granville 1823 1824 James Campbell
6 John William Carrington 1824 1828 Edward Barnes
7 William Granville 1 May 1828 1841
8 George Turnour 1 February 1841 1843 James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie
9 Francis James Templer 1 November 1843 Colin Campbell
10 Dillon Browne 1848 George Byng
11 John Caulfield 23 October 1854 1861 George William Anderson
12 Frederick Saunders 5 May 1861 1865 Charles Justin MacCarthy
13 George Vane 1 September 1865 1882 Hercules Robinson
14 William Dumaresq Wright 22 June 1882 1886 James Robert Longden
15 George Thomas Michael O'Brien 6 August 1886 1890 Arthur Hamilton-Gordon
16 Frederick Richard Saunders 18 October 1890 1899 Arthur Havelock
17 L. F. Lee 1 April 1899 1899 Joseph West Ridgeway
18 Charles Edward Ducat Pennycuick 5 December 1899 1901
19 H. H. Cameron 11 June 1901 1904
20 H. C. Nicolle 6 September 1904 1908 Henry Arthur Blake
21 Bernard Senior 12 December 1908 1922 Henry McCallum
22 Wilfred Wentworth Woods 22 February 1922 William Manning

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wright, Arnold. "Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon". Asian Educational Services. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Ferguson, John (1887). Ceylon in the "Jubilee Year". J. Haddon and Co. pp. 256–7. 
  3. ^ Ceylon: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources. Plâté limited. 1924. p. 103. Retrieved 27 April 2016.