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The British Association for Cemeteries in Asia (BACSA) has sanctioned a grant to clean up the historic tablets and memorials in this church. This was organised by Eileen Hewson of…

Marriage Records Dutch Church Wolvendaal Colombo

Initials E F G totalling 890 names have been added to the Marriage Index for the Dutch Church Wolvendaal Colombo bringing our total to 2166 See Ceylon Marriages (Sri Lanka) – Colombo 01


Genealogy Sri Lanka attended the Reunion lunch held at the Rifles Club London organised by Richard Doudney, Hon Sec of the Ceylon Association and met many descendants of well known Sri Lankan tea planters featured…

Repairs to Tea Planters’ Graves in Sri Lanka formerly Ceylon

A recent inspection of the graveyards in the tea country of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) has proved that the repairs we organised and which have been funded by BACSA are well…

Searching for your Ancestors’ Births Marriages Deaths

Our indexes for Sr Lanka (Ceylon) Births Marriages and Deaths can be found on The Kabristan Archives ( www.kabristan.org.uk ), our sister site. We have records from the churches in the…

Dutch Forts in Trincomalee & Mannar

Four memorial stones from the Dutch Fort in Trincomalee thought to have been jettisoned into the sea have been found in the undergrowth at the army camp. On a recent visit…

Marriage Records for Colombo

More marriage records have been added to the Dutch Wolvendaal Church which brings our total to 1476.

New Births, Marriages and Deaths Records added

Genealogy Sri Lanka have added the following Sri Lankan genealogy records to our site: additional marriages from the Dutch Church, Wolvendaal, Colombo ; death records from the War Cemetery at Trincomalee ; and birth/baptismal records from St. Margaret’s Church, Forest Creek, Kotagala