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…

DUTCH CHURCH GALLE BAPTISMS MARRIAGES

Found at the old Dutch Reformed Church now the Christian Reformed Church 363 Galle Road Wellawatte  Colombo 6, a selection of Baptisms and Marriages dating from the 17th century belonging…

TRADERS “Rose” in Colombo & Jaffna

Anna Murphy is looking for her ancestors with the family name of ‘Rose’ trading in Colombo and Jaffna for the royal family there. Many thanks. info@kabristan.org.uk

ST JAMES’ CHURCH NALLUR JAFFNA

ST JAMES’ CHURCH NALLUR JAFFNA Marriages 1842-1892 Burials 1847-1904 E book PDF format cost £4 This e book is a collection of 255 marriages and 290 burials from the Mission…

COMING SOON ST JAMES’S CHURCH NALLUR JAFFNA

Look out for our new e-book coming in a couple of weeks for St James’ Church Nallur Jaffna filled with MARRIAGES and BURIALS. The first genealogy records to come from…

ST PAUL’S CHURCH KANDY CD INDEXES

Indexes have been downloaded for new CDs on www.kabristan.org.uk see INDEXES 1. St Paul’s Church Kandy Sri Lanka Marriages Part 1 1822-1844 Cost £10.00 2. St Paul’s Church Kandy Sri…