The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/De Saram, John Henricus
De Saram, John Henricus, C.M.G. (1901): b. 1844; s. of Frederick John de Saram of Colombo. Ceylon; m. 1867. Amelia Caroline (d. 1891), 2nd d. of Sir Richard P. Mornan, Kt., Queen’s Advocate of Ceylon; educ: Cblombo Academy (now the Royal College); St. Thomas’s College Colombo; King’s College School, London; entered Ceylon Civil Service, District Judge, Badulla, 1867, Commissioner of Requests, Colombo, 1868; District Judge, 1875 to 1883; Fiscal and Registrar Genciral, Colombo, 1886; District Judge, Jaffna, Galle, and Kandy respectively; Acting Treasurer of the Colony, 1902; again District Judge. Kandy, 1902; retired, 1906; acting Commissioner of Assize’s Colombo, 1908. Address: Hillside. Kandy, Ceylon.