Campbell executive council of Ceylon

The Campbell executive council was 3rd executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor Colin Campbell.

Campbell executive council of Ceylon

3rd Cabinet of British Ceylon
Date formed15 April 1841
Date dissolved19 April 1847
People and organisations
Head of stateQueen Victoria
Head of governmentColin Campbell
No. of ministers6
PredecessorStewart-Mackenzie executive council of Ceylon
SuccessorTorrington executive council of Ceylon

Executive council members edit

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
Colin Campbell Governor 15 April 1841 19 April 1847
Philip Anstruther Colonial Secretary 15 April 1841 1845 Replaced by James Emerson Tennent
  James Emerson Tennent 29 November 1845 19 April 1847
Lieutenant general Colin Campbell Commander of Troops 16 April 1841 ?
Arthur William Buller Attorney General
as Queen's Advocate
15 April 1841 19 April 1847
Henry Wright Auditor General 15 April 1841 19 April 1847
George Turnour Treasurer 15 April 1841 1843 Replaced by Francis Templer
Francis Templer 1 November 1843 19 April 1847

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References edit

Government offices
Preceded by Executive councils of Ceylonese
Succeeded by