Blake executive council of Ceylon

The Blake executive council was the 14th executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor Henry Arthur Blake.

Blake executive council of Ceylon
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14th Cabinet of British Ceylon
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Date formed3 December 1903
Date dissolved11 July 1907
People and organisations
Head of stateEdward VII
Head of governmentHenry Arthur Blake
No. of ministers6
Ministers removed4
Total no. of members10
PredecessorRidgeway executive council of Ceylon
SuccessorMcCallum executive council of Ceylon

Executive council membersEdit

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
  Henry Arthur Blake Governor 3 December 1903 11 July 1907
Everard im Thurn Colonial Secretary 3 December 1903 1904 Replaced by Alexander Murray Ashmore
Alexander Murray Ashmore 10 September 1904 7 December 1906 Replaced by ?
? 1906 11 July 1907
Colonel A. F. C. Vincent Commander of the Ceylon Volunteers Force 3 December 1903 11 July 1907
Alfred George Lascelles Attorney General 3 December 1903 11 July 1907
F. R. Ellis Auditor General 3 December 1903 1 March 1907 Replaced by Bernard Senior
Bernard Senior 1 March 1907 11 July 1907 Served as Colonial Auditor
H. H. Cameron Treasurer 3 December 1903 1904 Replaced by H. C. Nicolle
H. C. Nicolle 6 September 1904 11 July 1907

See alsoEdit


Government offices
Preceded by Executive councils of Ceylonese
Succeeded by