Category Archives: Genealogy Sri Lanka

News and information about the Genealogy Sri Lanka website

UPGRADES BIRTH/BAPTISMAL RECORDS

If you have already looked for BIRTHS or BAPTISMS in following churches do look again because  we have upgraded the records for Holy Trinity Church Nuwara Eliya, St Mark’s Church Badulla and Holy…

DUTCH WOLVENDAAL CHURCH Colombo

We have added another 642 marriage records to our indexes.

ABEBOOKS OUR NEW STOCKIST

The Kabristan Archives publications including books and CDs pertaining to Genealogy Sri Lanka are now available through www.abebooks.com or www.abebooks.co.uk

ST PAUL’S CHURCH KANDY

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

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

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…

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,…