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DESCENDANTS OF PROPHET ADAM (Peace be upon him)

ROYAL FAMILY GENEALOGY ACROSS THE WORLD


History Sociology, & Statistics

 

Sri Lanka History

Census 2001 - Ethnicity

Census 2001 - Gender

Census 2001 - Religion

Sri Lanka Census Statistics 1881-2001 - Religion

Census Statistics 1881 - Race

Sri Lanka Heritage sites

Sri Lanka History site

Sri Lanka History & Archealogy

Sri Lanka on the World

Sri Lanka References

 South Asian History

Sri Lanka National Day Supplement 2000

Pre History of Sri Lanka 

The Vijaya questions?

Usurpers

PALI Language

Words of Portuguese origin

TANAP - Sri Lanka National Archives Website 

The Lion Flag

54 Years of Independene - 2002

The Kings of Sri Lanka

Monarchs of Sri Lanka

 The capture of Rajasinghe

 King Kavantissa & Princess Devi

Was Maya Dannawa the Architect of Sigiriya?

The buried Kingdom of Kotte

Why did the British banish the Kandyan King?

Kandy: A World Heritage City

History of the Kandyan Kingdom

How the wily British took the Kandyan King for a ride

Kandyan Convention & British policy

Kandy Rebellion

Surrender of Kandy in 1815

1815 Kandyan Convention

The Execution of Keppetipola

Capture of Monarawila Keppetipola

Ehelepola Maha Adikaram

King Wessanthara

King Wimaladharmasuriya I

"Meegomu Rala"

Elu langauge and Sri Lanka

Sihalavatthu Pakarana

Uva Rebellion - 183 years ago

Sri Lanka Ancient Civilization

Concubines of our last kings

Religion in Pre-Colonial Sri Lanka

Seruwila

SIGIRIYA

Velgam Vihara

 

Colonial role in Tamil expansion

Chronology of Indian Kings & Rulers

Jaffnapatnam

The Kingdom of Jaffna

Nallur Rajadhani by V.N. Giritharan, translated by Latha Ramakrishnan 

Dynasty of Jaffna Kings by Dr Sengaiazhiyan Kunarasa 

Ancient Jaffna by Mudaliyar C Rasanayagam 1926

The Vallipuram Buddha Image

Excavation of Heritage

 

 

Chronology of historical events in Ceylon together with events in Jaffna 

from a Tamil perspective (500 BC to 1948AD)

 Ethnic Communities and Religions

Ethnologue- Languages

Early Settlements

Family Information

Library of Congress Country Studies-SL

SL Heritage

Kshatriya

SL Stat Summary

The Portuguese

The Dutch

History of Muslims

Tamils of Sri Lanka

The DBU

Galle Museum

 

De-bunking Sri Lanka's history

 

Administrative Records of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

 

How did Colombo derive its name?

 

The Mat Weavers of Henavala

Cotton Weavers of Telugune

THE FARR INN

KOTTE

Negombo

Nugegoda

Weligama

 

Memoirs of a Planter

 

History of Newspapers

 

50th Anniversary of the Lionel Wendt Theatre


Geography, Maps, News, & Literature

 Old Geographical data of Sri Lanka

Map of Sri Lanka

World Map showing Sri Lanka

Trincomalee Harbour

List of Newspapers

  Sri Lanka Book Review #1


SERENDIPITY  

 

A Royal homecoming

Sri Lanka Virtual Library

Sri Lanka: The hub of South Asia

The Sri Lanka Family

The Splendor of Sri Lanka

Sketches of Ceylon

Sigiriya's historic maidens

Sinhala E-Mail

University of Cambridge - Center for South Asian studies

The Homes of Havelock Road 50 years ago

Sri Lanka Information Page

INFO LANKA - Sri Lankans on the Web

 Women who contributed to the development of Sri Lanka

Community of Sri Lankan's in Sydney

United Sri Lanka Association of New Zealand

 150 Years of the Holy Trinity Church, Nuwara Eliya

 The Fishtail Aquatic Club of Ceylon - 1950

 "The Family is sacred to Mankind" 

 The Methodist Church of Sri Lanka

 Cemeteries

Perfuming skills of the Musk Rat

The crossed tuskers of Yala

Yala National Park


The Family gatherings of Sri

Lankan society

 

Of Cabbages and Kings


Adams Bridge

Archealogy

Cameos of Ceylon

  

The secret Garden in Dambulla: Jathika Namal Uyana

 

 Hail Chilaw, my home town

 

 Mahagama

History of Matara

 The Hamilton Canal

Sigiriya

 

Images of Ceylon

Sri Lanka United

 


SL Diplomatic success story in the 18 century

 

The Sesath Makers

 

Fraternal Polyandry amongst the ancient Sinhalese

 

SRI LANKA GENEALOGY

 

 Naming Conventions of Sri Lanka 

 Family Tree Format

"GE" names of the Sinhalese

 Links  

 Asia Trade Links

 Sri Lanka Obituaries

 Sri Lanka Search Engine

   Acknowledgments


Family Trees of Sri Lankan's


Sinhala Genealogy

Family Name Index

Family Number Index


Tamil Genealogy

Family Name Index

Family Number Index

 

Caruppiah Pillai, Kathirawel, & Edwards Family


Moor Genealogy

Family Name Index (A - K)

Family Name Index (L - Z)

Family Number Index

 

Fazli Sameer Home Page


Malay Genealogy

Family Name Index

Family Number Index


Burgher Genealogy

Family Name Index

Family Number Index

Index to Journals of The DBU

Jennifer van der Greft Website

Kyle Joustra Website

Lady Evergreens Grotto

Maartensz Family Tree

Mascha Van Dort Website

Victor Melder Website

Hamish Solomons Website

Parenteel van Jacob Pietersz LOOS

Genealogy of van Haastert of the Dutch East Indiies

Joseph Vanderbiest Dutch Burgher name List & Genealogy

von Sohsten Genealogy


Colombo Chetty Genealogy

Family Name Index

Family Number Index


PERSONALITIES

 

The Bamba "Lion House" boys

Kirthie Abeysekera

M. S. Aboobakr

Ahmed Hussain Macan Markar

Justice A.C. Alles

Deshabandu AWM Ameer

Tribute To Anagarika Dharmapala

by P.G.G. Palihapitiya

Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam

Sinnathamby Arumugam - Centenarian of Jaffna

Lalith Athulathmudali

Dr. A.M.A. Azeez

Dr Noel & Nora Bartholomeusz

Nita Bhareti

EL Bradby of Royal

M. K. J. Cantlay of Royal

Choksy

Vernon Corea

S.D. Danny

Harold de Andrado

Count de Mauny Talvande of France

B. P. de Silva

George E de Silva

H. L. de Silva

C. H. de Soysa

Bishop Harold de Soysa

K W Devanayagam

Sir Cyril de Zoysa

Quintus de Zilva

Gamini Dissanayake

Aunty Fathuma of Galle

M. J. C. Fernando

A.Y.S. Gnanam

A.E. Goonesinghe

Cholomondoley Goonewardene at 85

Florence & Ranjit Goonewardene

Eddie Gray

H.M. Gunasekera

Philip Gunawardena

A.C.S. Hameed

T.M. Hannan

N. M. M. Haniffa

Rohan Hapugalle

Varuni Hunt

Indrani Iriyagolla

Dr. T.B. Jayah

Sir Don Baron Jayatilake

N. U. Jayawardena

Sir Ivor Jennings

Andrew James Joseph

Sir John Kotelawala

Saga of the Kotelawala family

Captain Lakshmi

Thomas J. Lipton

Julie Nona

Stanley Kalpage

Ven Madihe Pannaseeha Thera

Muhammad Abdul Sattar Marikar of Kandy

Sheikh Abdul Cader "Shekadi" Marikar & Avudu Candu Marikar

Edward 'Bugs' Mason

Hector Archibald McDonald

M V Muhsin

Michael Muller

Dr. Mirando Obeysekera

O'Deane - Banishment of the first Ceylonese to Australia

Colonel Olcott

Clem Perera

N. M. Perera

Lester James Pieris

G G Ponnambalam - 101 Birth Anniversary

Ranasinghe Premadasa

Rajini Rajasingham-Thiranagama

Saradiel

Ven. Weliwita Saranankara

Don Spater Senanayake pics

D. S. Senanayake pics

Dudley Senanayake

The Senanayake's of Botale

Ronald Doyne Seneviratne

Kithsiri Nimal Shantha

Justice V Sivasubramaniam

S. Sivendran - My Police Memories

Queenie Solomonsz (White)

Dr. R. L. Spittel

Heen Banda Udurawana

Jack Van Sanden

Jinadasa Vijethunga of Urala

C. Esmond L. Wickremesinghe

Martin Wickremasinghe

Livy Wijemanne

Mallory Evan Wijesinghe

D. R. Wijewardene

Jiffry Yoonus

 

Burgher Personalities of the Past - by Ms. Deloraine Brohier

 

Reference to 4 Supreme Court Judges

 

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Lucky Alagoda

Shanthi Balasubramaniam

Deloraine Brohier

Menaka de Fonseka Sahabandu

Dr. Siran Upendra Deraniyagala [curriculum vitae]

Sepala & Sunetra Illangakoon - Golden Wedding 2002

Christopher Ondaatje

Professor Shan Ratnam

Professor C. Suriyakumaran

 

 Sri Lanka Journalism Awards 2001


GALLE

 

Historic Galle

 Dr. Sidney Percival Joseph: “So Excellent a Man”

 

 “Sons of the Soil and Strangers within the gates”

The story of the Ephraums family of Sri Lanka, by Joe Simpson 

 (BC, Canada & Richmond College, Galle teacher 1973-4)

 

The New Oriental Hotel, Galle (NOH)

by Joe Simpson  (BC, Canada & Richmond College, Galle teacher 1973-4)

 

A Morning Star: Remembering "Small of Richmond"

by Joe Simpson  (BC, Canada & Richmond College, Galle teacher 1973-4)

 

Galle Road, take me home!

 Memories of Galle 70 years ago

 Aunty Fathuma


THE MALDIVE ISLANDS 

MALDIVES: Royal Family 

MALDIVES: Culture  


BOOKS

 

Ancient Lanka: Ceylon: Sri Lanka:

 Amazon.Com Books on Sri Lanka

Books on Sri Lanka by Sri Lankans

Eight Years wandering in Ceylon

by Samuel Baker White

Sel Lipi Online Bookshop

Sri Lanka Explorer Books on Ceylon

Sri Lanka Virtual Library

The Leonard Woolf Papers

The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon

by Sir Samuel White Baker

The Serendib Gallery

Historical Books on Sri Lanka

SURIYAKANTHA - France-SriLanka Cultural Exchange


 Eight years' wanderings in Ceylon - Chapter I 

Samuel White Baker

 

First mail coach in Asia - 1833

 

Hackeries & Palanquins

 

Hooked on Leeches

Perfuming skills of the Musk Rat

 

Memoir of a Pioneer 50 years ago -

Norman Angus Campbell


 

 

People, Places, Schools, Alumni, Births, Books, Events, Pictures


ETHNICITY

Sri Lankan People and the Ethnic Groups

INCORE Internet guide to conflict and ethnicity in Sri Lanka

The Caste System and the Rodiya Community

CASE STUDY OF THE VEDDAHS (WANNIYALA-AETTO)

The Origin of the Sinhala Race

a point of view by S K Vadivale

 

A criticism of Mr Ramanathan's Ethnology of the Moors' of Ceylon


KANDY

A Kandyan Wedding

Kandyan Bridal Jewellery

Life in the Kingdom of Kandy by Robert Knox


PEOPLE

Who's Who in Sri Lanka

Notables in Ceylon in the Year 1760

The Funeral Procession of Robertus Cramer 1760

Ceylon Almanac 1845/Petersons Ceylon Almanac 1870

Ceylon Almanac 1851

Ceylon Dutch Burgher Names - Navorscher 1850-1960

Ceylon Directory & Handbook 1876

Ceylon Name List 1800-1900: (A-B) (C-F) (G-H) (I-M) (N-S) (T-Z)

Detailed Ship list of Dutchmen who left Holland in the 17th century

A visit to Ceylon by Ernst Haeckel 1881  

The Dutch Indies Genealogical Association - NAME INDEX

[INDISCHE GENEALOGISCHE VERENIGING]

Census in Jaffnapatnam City and Fort

50 Notable Sri Lankans since independence

No, cousin, I'll to Fife


Sinhalese

THE SINHALESE PEOPLE

THE KARAVA CASTE

Sinhala birth rituals of yore


Tamil

TAMIL HISTORY

THE JAFFNA PENINSULAR

TAMIL SOCIETY AS REFLECTED IN SANGAM LITERATURE

"Untouchables" in Jaffna

Tamil Castes 

Jaffna in Images

Naatamis

Mampuri


Muslims

THE MUSLIMS OF SRI LANKA

Between Hammer & Anvil: Sri Lanka's Muslims

MICH Moors' Islamic Cultural Home

SAMEER Recalls - 1851 to 1970

THE MALAYS OF SRI LANKA

CHRONOLOGY OF MALAY HISTORY IN SRI LANKA

Colombo Malay Cricket Club 2001/2002

Malay Statistics

Moor or Muslim, Who came first?

A brief history of The Colombo Grand Mosque

Colombo Grand Mosque 1855  - contributors for  land

Ceylon Moor businesses at Main Street, Pettah

The "KUDI" Maraikayars of Batticaloa South

Nindavur, land of the Matri clans

A Mansion called Mumtaz

Moors Sports Club 2002-2003

The Ahadiya Schools Movement

Islam In Sri Lanka

Historic Beruwela

Muslim Cultural Museum: Addalachenai


Burghers

Dutch Reformed Church - 360 years  [1]

Dutch Reformed Church - 360 years   [2]

400 Years of Dutch Sri Lanka Relations: A Book Review

Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon

Dutch Colonial History

 The Flying Dutchmen [English version]

 The Flying Dutchmen [Dutch version - has different pics]

 The Flying Dutchmen [ordering programs]

 VOC Website

Contributions made by Burghers to the Ceylon Police

Keynote Address of JB Muller at the Burgher Association


Other Communities

The Mukkuvar

The PARATHVAR

The History of the Colombo Chetties

 The History of the Nattukottai Chettiars

Money Lenders of the past


Legends of Ceylon

Sinhala artists of the Kandyan era

Extracts from 'Nobodies to Somebodies'

by Kumari Jayawardene

 

Hospitals from ancient times


EDUCATION, SCHOOLS, ALUMNI

Ananda brothers

Ananda - 116

Bishops College

Dharmaraja College, Kandy

The Familian Spirit

The Horizon School in the jungles of the Wanni

The Polytechnic

Right Royal Rugby  

Royal College Oficial Website

Royal College on Lanka.Net

MKJ Cantlay (Canto) of Royal

Royal Primary School Class of 1953 & Royal College '59 Group

Royal College old boys in Parliament

Royal College Prefects 1913

Royal College Union 1999

Royal College Ministers & MP's 2001

Royal College, Group of '56 E-Mail address list

Royal College, Group of '60

Royal College, Group of '86

Royal-Thomian Cricket Match

Perera's Royal fight back in 1992

124th Royal Thomian Cricket Match 2003

Schools & Colleges

STC Hostel

STC Bandarawela 60 years ago

STC OBA NSW Australia

STC remember their men of valor

STC Prep 50 years ago

St. Benedicts' College

St. Josephs' College, Colombo

St. Pauls' Milagiriya celebrates 115 years

St. Bridget's Convent

Tribute to St. Bridget's Convent

St. John's, Panadura

St. Sebastian's Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Kandana

Trinity College 1937

Wesley College: DOUBLE BLUE

Wesley College Double Blue Bulletin Sep 2002 (MSWord File)

150 years of Uduppidy A.M. College

 

First modern Asian University

 

NOSTALGIA 60's


MILITARY

Status on a British Ceylonese Brigade

by Glen Robert-Grant Hodgins

 British Armed Forces Genealogical Queries

 Grounded in History - Sri Lanka Air Force

 The Ceylon Light Infantry

 Friends of the British Garrison Cemetery in Kandy

A Historical Account of the Ceylon Defence Force 1881-1949

Japanese bombing of Ceylon in 1942


LITERATURE

THE GOLDEN FALCON

 A Poem of Serendib

Exotic Poetry from Wendy Winter Garcia


 BIRTH, BOOKS, SCHOOLS, PERSONALITIES & PICS

BIRTH DATES

   BOOKS ON SRI LANKA EDUCATION,

 SCHOOLS & ALUMNI

  PERSONALITIES

  PICTURES


SRI LANKA PICS

Pictures of Sri Lanka and its people

Pictures of W.J.T. Small of Richmond

Pictures from Ceylon #1

Pictures from Ceylon #2

Pictures from Ceylon #3

Pictures from Ceylon #4

Pictures from Ceylon #5

Pictures from Ceylon #6

Pictures from Ceylon #7

Bristol & Globe Hotels in Colombo

The Streets of Colombo

Colombo Harbor 1913

Pictures of Colombo Fort

The Hill Country Trains of Sri Lanka

Pictures of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Photo Album

More Pictures of Sri Lanka

RAF pics in the Forties

Of aeroplanes & jumbos

Ari Withanage Sri Lanka Page

Hans Van Dort Family pictures from Malaysia

WINTER/WHITE Family Pictures


Sri Lanka Sinhalese Community Page

HISTORY

GENEALOGY

 

 

 

 

KANDY

GALLE & MATARA

 

 

 

PEOPLE

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Sri Lanka Tamil Community Page

HISTORY

   

PEOPLE

GENEALOGY

Sri Lanka Muslim Community Page

BEGINNINGS

PEOPLE

PHOTO ALBUM

 

 

GROWTH & PROSPERITY

 

 

MALAYS

Ceylon Malay Genealogy

Ceylon Moor Genealogy

ETHNOLOGY & CRISIS

 

 

Sri Lanka Burgher Community Page

HISTORY

GENEALOGY

 

 

 

PEOPLE

 

 

CULTURE & PICS

 

Colombo Chetty Community Page

HISTORY

 

GENEALOGY

 

PEOPLE

Other Community Page

HISTORY

 

 

PEOPLE