Monthly Archives: August 2014

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…