Stewart-Mackenzie executive council of Ceylon

The Stewart-Mackenzie executive council was 2nd executive council of British Ceylon. The government was led by Governor James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie.

Stewart-Mackenzie executive council of Ceylon
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2nd Cabinet of British Ceylon
Date formed7 November 1837
Date dissolved15 April 1841
People and organisations
Head of stateQueen Victoria
Head of governmentJames Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie
No. of ministers6
Total no. of members10
History
PredecessorWilmot-Horton executive council of Ceylon
SuccessorCampbell executive council of Ceylon

Executive council membersEdit

Portrait Member of Council Office Took office Left office Notes
James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie Governor 7 November 1837 15 April 1841
Philip Anstruther Colonial Secretary 7 November 1837 15 April 1841
  Major general Robert Arbuthnot Commander of Troops 7 November 1837 15 April 1841
William Ogle Carr Attorney General
as Queen's Advocate
7 November 1837 1838 Served as King's Advocate
Replaced by John Stark
John Stark 10 December 1838 1840 Replaced by Arthur William Buller
Arthur William Buller 17 October 1840 15 April 1841
Henry Augustus Marshall Auditor General 7 November 1837 1 February 1841 Served as Civil Auditor General
Henry Wright 1 February 1841 15 April 1841
William Granville Treasurer 7 November 1837 1841 Replaced by George Turnour
George Turnour 1 February 1841 15 April 1841

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Government offices
Preceded by
Wilmot-Horton executive council of Ceylon
Executive councils of Ceylonese
1837–1841
Succeeded by
Campbell executive council of Ceylon