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In memory of Revd D.P. Niles a distinguished teacher and preacher of the Jaffna Wesleyan Mission who died September 1916. He was a good Tamil Scholar and is remembered 101…


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Newsletter No 6 now published for ideas, sources and encouragement in your search for your ancestors read and connect.

NEWSLETTER April 2015 No 4

Find our latest NEWSLETTER April 2015 No 4 just published. Find out the latest news from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Available on  

NEWSLETTER No 3 just published

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NEWSLETTER No 2 is here

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NEWSLETTER No 2 published

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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…

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…