Manning executive council of Ceylon

The Manning executive council was the 18th executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor William Manning.

Manning executive council of Ceylon
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18th Cabinet of British Ceylon
Date formed10 September 1918
Date dissolved1 April 1925
People and organisations
Head of stateGeorge V
Head of governmentWilliam Manning
No. of ministers6
Total no. of members13
PredecessorJohn Anderson executive council of Ceylon
SuccessorClifford executive council of Ceylon

Executive council membersEdit

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
William Manning Governor 10 September 1918 1 April 1925
Reginald Edward Stubbs Colonial Secretary 10 September 1918 1919
Cecil Clementi 1922 1925
Brigadier general R. B. Fell Commander of the Ceylon Defence Force 10 September 1918 31 December 1919 Replaced by Thomas Howard Chapman
Lieutenant colonel Thomas Howard Chapman 1 January 1920 21 July 1920 Acting, Replaced by F. M. G. Rowley
Brigadier general F. M. G. Rowley 22 July 1920 1 April 1925
Anton Bertram Attorney General 10 September 1918 1918 Replaced by Henry Gollan
Henry Gollan 15 October 1918 1924 Replaced by Lancelot Henry Elphinstone
Lancelot Henry Elphinstone 6 October 1924 1 April 1925
Wilfred Wentworth Woods Auditor General
as Colonial Auditor
10 September 1918 1 March 1922 Replaced by F. G. Morley
F. G. Morley 1 March 1922 1 April 1925
Bernard Senior Treasurer 10 September 1918 1922
Wilfred Wentworth Woods 22 February 1922

See alsoEdit


Government offices
Preceded by Executive councils of Ceylonese
Succeeded by