The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Crawford, Henry Leighton
Crawford, Henry Leighton, C.M.G. (1906): Controller of Revenue, Ceylon, (Retired); b. 1855; s. of late. Rev. Henry Crawford, of Chelsfield, Kent; Educ.; Clifton College, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (Scholar 1876); Entered Ceylon Civil Service, 1877; Police Magistrate, Kalpitiya, 1883; District Judge Badulla, 1889; Asst. Col. Secretary, 1890; Assistant Colonial Secretary, 1896; Commissioner, Buddhist Temporalities; Principal Collector of Customs; Government Agent, North-West, Province, 1901; Principal Collector of Customs, 1902; Actg. Colonial Treasurer, 1904; Govt. Agent S. Province, 1904; Govt. Agent, W. Province, 1905: Ag. Col. Secretary, 1906; Controller of Revenue, , 1907; retd. 1911. m. 1385, E. Alba, d. of the Rev. R. Grant-Brown; Address: Winsham Club.