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NEWSLETTER No 2 published

Catch up on the genealogy of Sri Lanka with our Newsletter No 2 just published. To subscribe contact us at info@kabristan.org.uk or info@genealogysrilanka.com

ST PAUL’S CHURCH KANDY NEW PUBLICATIONS

Kabristan Archives Posted by Eileen Hewson · 3 minutes ago . We have just published 3 more CDs on St Paul’s Church Kandy Parts 3, 4, and 5 Burials, Marriages…

MEMORIES OF CEYLON

MEMORIES OF CEYLON Lonely for past times, Never again, Will my world be the same, Floating fireflies in the trees Jasmine on the evening breeze, The koel bird’s melancholy call…

PORTUGUESE TAKE-OVER OF CEYLON

Enter the names of De Silva, Perera. Fernando, Rodrigo, Rodriguez and more as the new rulers take over. 1580 Dharma Paala gives the whole island to Portugal 1588 Kandy falls…

TOMBSTONE FOUND AT TISSAMAHARAMA

Recently found on the edge of the lake at Tissamaharama two stones as detailed;- 1.H.M. PARKER aged 9 months 1883. 2. H.M. Parker died of Malaria whose father Mr Henry…

FROM THE PAST Portuguese News from Mannar — Conversion to Catholicism

1536 Death of Joao Monteiro first Bishop of Ceylon at Colombo 1544 The RC religion preached at Mannar by missionaries sent by St Francis Xavier at the request of the…

THE SRI LANKAN RAILWAYS

I was wondering if you might have an idea if there is a way to trace family who travelled to Ceylon to operate the railways that was built by the…

FROM THE PAST News Flash 1

1505 April.The Portuguese under Don Lorenzo de Almeida fist visit Ceylon and are permitted to trade. 1515 Lopez Suaar Alverenga arrives in Ceylon with a fleet of 19 ships and…

NEWSLETTER No:1 for The Kabristan Archives

We have just published a newsletter incorporating the latest genealogy news from IRELAND CEYLON and INDIA which will be published on an occasional basis. To subscribe and get a copy…