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 ( ), 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

New Sri Lankan Genealogy Records added

We have recently added 10 new Indexes for Colombo which include Jaffna Marriages and Burials from St James’s Church, Nallur; Miscellaneous Burial Records, Marriage Records and Birth Records from Colombo…

Colombo Liveramentu Cemetery War Dead

We have today added abbreviated indexes for Colombo Liveramentu Cemetery comprising 466 World War I and World War II graves which include European, Indian, Nepali, African and Sri Lankan personnel….

Welcome to the new Genealogy Sri Lanka website.

Eileen Hewson FRGS, the founder of The Kabristan Archives, has formed a special archive on Genealogy Sri Lanka consisting of Births Marriages and Deaths (BMD) for the Sinhalese (Singhalese), Burghers,…

Dutch Reformed Church, Kalpitiya

This church recalls the memory of the Dutch presence in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).