Sir William Ogle Carr (13 November 1802 – 24 April 1856) was the ninth Chief Justice of Ceylon and eighth King's Advocate of Ceylon. He was appointed on 17 April 1854, succeeding Anthony Oliphant, and was Chief Justice until 1856. He was succeeded by William Carpenter Rowe.
William Ogle Carr
|9th Chief Justice of Ceylon|
17 April 1854 – 1856
|Appointed by||George William Anderson|
|Preceded by||Anthony Oliphant|
|Succeeded by||William Carpenter Rowe|
|8th King's Advocate of Ceylon|
2 April 1833 – 1838
|Preceded by||William Norris|
|Succeeded by||John Stark|
|Born||13 November 1802|
George Street, Bloomsbury, Middlesex, England
|Died||24 April 1856 (aged 53)|
Colombo, Western Province, British Ceylon
|Resting place||Galle Face Cemetery, Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Spouse||Elizabeth Maria Clement|
|Children||William Ogle Carr|
Clement Morton Carr
Frances Margaret Carr
Carr took J. G. Hildebrand on the bench. In the following year he functioned as Senior Puisne Justice before being confirmed in the post. When Chief Justice Oliphant retired in 1854 Carr took the middle seat.
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