MacCarthy executive council of Ceylon

The MacCarthy executive council was 7th executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor Charles Justin MacCarthy.

MacCarthy executive council of Ceylon
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7th Cabinet of British Ceylon
Date formed22 October 1860
Date dissolved1 December 1863
People and organisations
Head of stateQueen Victoria
Head of governmentCharles Justin MacCarthy
No. of ministers6
Total no. of members9
History
PredecessorWard executive council of Ceylon
SuccessorRobinson executive council of Ceylon

Executive council membersEdit

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
Charles Justin MacCarthy Governor 22 October 1860 1 December 1863
W. C. Gibson Colonial Secretary 22 October 1860 1 December 1863
Major general Terence O'Brien Commander of Troops 1860 ?
Henry Byerley Thompson Attorney General
as Queen's Advocate
22 October 1860 1863 Replaced by Richard Morgan
Richard Morgan 1 January 1863 1 December 1863
W. C. Gibson Auditor General 22 October 1860 Replaced by R. T. Pennefeather
R. T. Pennefeather 24 June 1861 1 December 1863
John Caulfield Treasurer 22 October 1860 1861 Replaced by Frederick Saunders
Frederick Saunders 5 May 1861 1 December 1863

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Government offices
Preceded by
Ward executive council of Ceylon
Executive councils of Ceylonese
1860–1863
Succeeded by
Robinson executive council of Ceylon