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Testator / Date of Probate / PROBATE Ref Number

 

ABELL or ABEL Charles, Lieutenant of His Majestys 83 Regiment of Foot at Colombo of Colombo , Ceylon / 

24 Mar 1823 / PROB 11/1667

 

ALBRECHT Henry James , of Colombo , Ceylon / 07 Oct 1846/ PROB 11/2043

 

ANDERSON James, Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals of Ceylon / , East Indies / 11 Feb 1815/ PROB 11/1565

 

ANDERSON James, late Lieutenant Colonel of the Ceylon / Rifle Regiment now on retired full Pay in Her Majesty's Service ofGlasgow, Lanarkshire / 26 Nov 1845/ PROB 11/2026

 

ANS Thomas Ranleigh J., of Ceylon / , East Indies / 22 Jul 1813/ PROB 11/1546

 

ARBUTHNOT Robert, late Chief Secretary to the Government of Ceylon / of Brook Street , Middlesex /

27 Mar 1810  / PROB 11/1509

 

AUSTIN Frederica Sophia , of Point de Galle , Ceylon / 08 May 1854 / PROB 11/2190

 

AUSTIN Nathaniel, Quarter Master of the Third Regiment of Point de Galle , Ceylon / 08 May 1854 / PROB 11/2190

 

BAILEY The Honorable Benjamin, Clerk, Senior Colonial Chaplain of the Island of Ceylon /, Doctor in Divinity of Saint Marylebone , Middlesex / 09 Dec 1853  / PROB 11/2181

 

BALL Robert, late Captain in His Majesty's 19th Regiment of Foot at Ceylon / 06 Mar 1818 / PROB 11/1602

 

BARNES Sir Edward, Lieutenant General and Colonel of His Majesty's 78th Regiment of Colombo, Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 24 Jul 1838  / PROB 11/1897

 

BARRET Amyasotherwise BARRETT Amias Deane of Trincomalee , Ceylon / 13 Jun 1785/ PROB 11/1130

 

BARRY George, Serjeant in His Majesty's 45th Regiment of Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 02 Dec 1842/ PROB 11/1971

 

BIRD Henry, Lieutenant Colonel of the 16th Regiment of Colombo Ceylon, East Indies / 22 Feb 1830/ PROB 11/1766

 

BOYD George Hay, Merchant of Colombo , Ceylon / 31 May 1850 / PROB 11/2112

 

BOYD Robert, late of His late Majesty's Ceylon / Civil Service of No 45 Pall Mall , Middlesex / 26 Feb 1846/ PROB 11/2030

 

BROCKWELL William, Mariner of Ceylon, East Indies /03 May 1855 / PROB 11/2211

 

BROUNCKER Henry, of the Ceylon Civil Service of Ceylon / 11 Oct 1825 / PROB 11/1704

 

BROWNRIGG Sir Robert, Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Forces, General in the Army of Colombo , Ceylon / 

06 Aug 1833/ PROB 11/1819

 

CADELL Alexander, late of His Majesty's Civil Service at Colombo of Colombo , Ceylon / 06 Feb 1823 / PROB 11/1666

 

CARR Sir William Ogle, Senior Puisine Justice of the Supreme Court of Ceylon /25 Jun 1856 / PROB 11/2234

 

CHAMBERS Augus, Lieutenant in the 12th Regiment of Native Infantry, Bachelor of Island of Ceylon, East Indies /                

22 Feb 1822 / PROB 11/1653

 

CHARLTON Edward, Lieutenant Colonel of Her Majesty's Army and Deputy Adjutant General in Ceylon /    

19 May 1852 / PROB 11/2152

 

COANE Anthony, Major on the Half Pay of His Majesty's 73d Regiment of Foot of Candy , Ceylon / 

06 Nov 1821/ PROB 11/1649

 

COANE Anthony , Major in the half pay of His Majesty's 73rd Regiment of Foot of Kandy , Ceylon /

06 Mar 1823/ PROB 11/1667

 

COCKERELL James George , of Ceylon, East Indies / 21 Nov 1818/ PROB 11/1610

 

COLLINS Terrence, Company Serjeant in Brevet Major Henry Bates Company Third Battalion Royal Artillery of Colombo , Ceylon / 23 Jun 1825 / PROB 11/1700

 

CONTARINI Francesco, Band Master of the 95th Regiment of the Line of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain of Ceylon /  

21 Jun 1851 / PROB 11/2134

 

CRANN William, Private Soldier in the Grenadier Company of 72 Regiment of Trincomalee Island of Ceylon / , East Indies /   

10 Apr 1806 / PROB 11/1441

 

CREIGHTON Richard, formerly Serjeant in His Majesty's 45th Regiment of Colombo , Island of Ceylon / 

01 Jul 1831 / PROB 11/1787

 

CURGENVEN Samuel Steart, Naval Storekeeper of H M Yard of Trincomalee of Trincomalee , Island of Ceylon /                

13 Oct 1837 / PROB 11/1885

 

D'OYLY Sir John , of Candy , Ceylon / 10 Jun 1825 / PROB 11/1700

 

DALRYMPLE Hew, late Major in the First Ceylon / Regiment of Foot 16 Nov 1846 / PROB 11/2044

 

DANIEL(L) Samuel, Batchelor of Colombo , Ceylon / 19 Nov 1813 / PROB 11/1549

 

DOYLE Welbore Ellis, Major General of His Majesty's Forces of Ceylon, East Indies / 11 Sep 1798/ PROB 11/1312

 

DUNNE Thomas Donnellan, Captain in His Majesty's first Ceylon / Regiment of Kandy , Island of Ceylon / 

26 Apr 1825 / PROB 11/1697

 

EDENSOR John Bower or Bowyer, Lieutenant in His Majesty's Nineteenth Regiment of Foot of Island of Ceylon /   

23 Jun 1823 / PROB 11/1672

 

EDWARDS Clement Martin , Lieutenant Colonel in the 3rd Ceylon / Regiment of Chelsea, Middlesex/

19 Aug 1816/ PROB 11/1583

 

ELLIS Robert, Corporal in the Sixth Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Artillery and in Captain Charles Frederick Napiers Company of Trincomalee Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 01 Mar 1810 / PROB 11/1509

 

EVANS Mark, Captain and Brevet Major in the Royal Regiment of Artillery of Colombo , Ceylon / 

21 Jun 1851 / PROB 11/2134

 

FLETCHER Thomas, Lieutenant Colonel in Her Majesty's Ceylon / Rifle Regiment of Kandy , Ceylon / 

16 Apr 1847 / PROB 11/2054

 

FRASER William, Commander of the Ship Rodney of Colombo , Island of Ceylon / 27 Feb 1856/ PROB 11/2227

 

FRAZER William, Captain Engineer of Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 19 Apr 1822/ PROB 11/1655

 

GARDNER Charles, Lieutenant in Her Majesty's 4th Ceylon Regiment of Kingsholm near the City of Gloucester , Gloucestershire / 7 Oct 1856 / PROB 11/2240

 

GARVEY Thomas, Gunner and Driver in the Royal Regiment of Artillery of Island of Ceylon, East Indies /

04 Mar 1846 / PROB 11/2032

 

GASKELL William Rothwell, Planter of Kandy , Island of Ceylon / 20 Aug 1850/ PROB 11/2118

 

GEDDES Alexander, Coffee Planter of Hannagalla, Ceylon / 03 Feb 1855 / PROB 11/2206

 

GIDLON The Right Honorable Joan Gidlon or Joan otherwise Johan otherwise John Gideon Loten , Member of the Council of the Netherlands India and Governor of Ceylon of Utrecht / 30 May 1789 / PROB 11/1179

 

GIFFARD Sir Hardingeotherwise known as Ambrose Hardinge Giffard , Chief Justice of Ceylon in the East Indies of Ceylon / , East Indies / 07 Aug 1827/ PROB 11/1729

 

GIFFORD William , of Ceylon / 21 May 1847 / PROB 11/2056

 

GORDON Alexander , late Ordnance Store Keeper of Ceylon, East Indies / 09 Aug 1816 / PROB 11/1583

 

HAND Francis, Lieutenant 66th Regiment of Ceylon, East Indies /23 Mar 1816 / PROB 11/1578

 

HARDISTY William, Captain C.R.R. of Babulla, Ceylon / 03 Apr 1847 / PROB 11/2054

 

HARRISON Joseph, Joiner in His Majesty's Naval Dock Yard at Trincomalee of Ceylon, East Indies / 

03 Feb 1824 / PROB 11/1681

 

HATHERLY William Fortescue, Lieutenant in His Majestys Regiment of Foot of Ceylon / 31 May 1822/ PROB 11/1657

 

HAY James Scott , late Member of the Board of Revenue and Commerce at Ceylon of Soho , Middlesex / 

26 Jul 1810 / PROB 11/1513

 

HEPPENSTALL William l otherwise Hepponstall , late Serjeant of the Royal Artillery of Colombo , Island of Ceylon /                

21 Jul 1828/ PROB 11/1743

 

HICKS William Frederick, of the Ceylon / Civil Service of Colpetty Colombo , Island of Ceylon / 20 Oct 1847/ PROB 11/2063

 

HILLIARD John, Private in His Majesty's 75th Regiment of Foot at Ceylon / and Pondicherry of Ceylon, East Indies /     

30 Jun 1806 / PROB 11/1444

 

HILTON Thomas, Captain in His Majesty's 45th Regiment of Foot of Island of Ceylon, East Indies /

19 Mar 1830 / PROB 11/1768

 

HUMPHREYS Richard, Lieutenant in the Honorable Company's Bengal Artillery of Island of Ceylon /       

27 Apr 1807 / PROB 11/1459

 

HUMPHRY Fredrick or Frederick , of Colombo , Ceylon / 04 Mar 1848 / PROB 11/2071

 

HUNTER Dunbar James, Major of His Majesty's 19th Regiment of Foot and Lieutenant Colonel in the Army of Ceylon, East Indies / 17 Sep 1806/ PROB 11/1449

 

HUNTER Robert, Captain in His Majesty's Second Ceylon / Regiment of Edmonton , Middlesex / 

23 Apr 1835 / PROB 11/1845

 

IRELAND Reverend Thomas , of Ceylon, East Indies / 24 Jul 1832 / PROB 11/1802

 

IRVING Edward, Lieutenant in His Majesty's 61st Regiment of Foot of Island of Ceylon, East Indies /

12 Oct 1836 / PROB 11/1868

 

JENKINS Thomas, S S Acting Gunner of H M S Gladiator and late of Ceylon and Belliqueux / 17 Oct 1811/ PROB 11/1526

 

JENNER Thomas, now going out on a Voyage to Ceylon / and Malacca on board the Brigantine Antelope of Saint Giles in the Fields , Middlesex / 29 Jul 1731 / PROB 11/645

 

JOHNSON George --SEE --> SMITH George Johnson                

 

JONES Mortimer, Lieutenant in Her Majesty's Ceylon Rifle Regiment / 17 Mar 1843 / PROB 11/1976

 

KENNEDY Thomas Alexander, Captain Lieutenant in His Majesty's 19th Regiment of Foot of Colombo , Island of Ceylon /

01 Dec 1803 / PROB 11/1402

 

KER William Herries , formerly of the Ceylon / Civil Service of Tarvit House , Fifeshire / 10 Feb 1849 / PROB 11/2088

 

KERBEY John George, Of His Majesty's Civil Service on the Island of Ceylon / of Trincomaly , Island of Ceylon /

04 Sep 1817 / PROB 11/1596

 

KINNAIRD George, Corporal in Major Bates's Company 3rd Battalion Royal Artillery of Ceylon /   

16 Sep 1825 / PROB 11/1703

 

KIRWAN Patrick, Private in His Majesty's Eighty Third Regiment of Foot of Badulla, Ceylon /      

18 May 1827 / PROB 11/1726

 

KNIGHT Charlotte, Widow of Colombo , Ceylon / 27 Aug 1844 / PROB 11/2003

 

LATTEY or LAHEY James, late Paymaster and Quarter Master of His Majesty's 19th Regiment of Foot of Trincomalee Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 09 Feb 1809 / PROB 11/1493

 

LEBECK Johanna Jacoba, Wife of Jaffnapatam , Ceylon /  09 Jan 1827 / PROB 11/1721

 

LOTENJohn Gideon-- SEE-->GIDLON The Right Honorable Joan MacDOWALL Hay, Lieutenant General of Colombo , Ceylon / 

15 Mar 1811 / PROB 11/1520

 

MacGREGOR Alexander Murray , late Commandant of Point de Galle in the Island of Ceylon / of Edinburgh , Mid Lothian  

03 Nov 1827 / PROB 11/1733

 

MACLEAN Archibald, Captain of His Majesty's Eighty Six Regiment of Foot of Ceylon , East Indies /

20 Nov 1820/ PROB 11/1636

 

MacLEOD or McLEOD John, Captain in the 78th Regiment. of Colombo , Ceylon / 03 Aug 1827 / PROB 11/1729

 

MacPHERSON James, Lieutenant Colonel of His Majesty's Ceylon Rifle Regiment / 27 Jan 1846 / PROB 11/2029

 

MARSH Hans Stevensonof Colombo , Ceylon / 28 May 1825 / PROB 11/1699

 

MATHISON Walter, of His Majesty's Ceylon Civil Service of Colombo , Ceylon / 31 Aug 1833 / PROB 11/1820

 

MATTHEWS The Honorable Henry, Barrister at Law of Mutwall House , Island of Ceylon / 30 Jun 1831 / PROB 11/1786

 

McBEAN Donald, Lieutenant Colonel in 19th Regiment of Foot of Ceylon / 06 Oct 1820 / PROB 11/1635

 

McCONNELL John, Lieutenant in His Majesty's 73 Regiment of Foot of Colombo , Ceylon / 17 Aug 1825 / PROB 11/1702

 

MITCHELL Joseph, Master in the Royal Navy of Galle , Ceylon / 21 Jul 1853/ PROB 11/2176

 

MOORE William, Lieutenant of the Royal Staff Corps of Colombo , Island of Ceylon / 19 Apr 1831 / PROB 11/1784

 

MULLER Henry Frederick, Lieutenant Colonel of His Majesty's Ceylon Rifle Regiment of Bremen , Germany /

14 May 1836 / PROB 11/1862

 

MULVEY William, Lance Corporal in Her Majestys 90th Regiment of Foot of Point De Galle , Ceylon / 

11 Jan 1842 / PROB 11/1956

 

ORME William Southwell, Sergeant in His Majesty's 83rd Regiment of Foot of Kandy , Ceylon /       

09 Oct 1827 / PROB 11/1732

 

OTTLEY Sir Richard, formerly Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Indicature of the Island of Ceylon / of No 50 York Street Portman Square , Middlesex / 22 Sep 1845 / PROB 11/2024

 

OWEN Roger, Clerk, now at Trinconomalie in Ceylon / of Trinconomalie, Ceylon, East Indies / 06 Sep 1798 / PROB 11/1312

 

PERRING Jackson, Deputy Kings Advocate of the Island of Ceylon, but now on board the Palmira of Island of Ceylon /               

14 Mar 1838 / PROB 11/1892

 

PETRIE George, Lieutenant Colonel in the Army of Ceylon, East Indies / 14 Mar 1798 / PROB 11/1304

 

POLLINGTON George May, Lieutenant in the first Ceylon Regiment of Colombo , Ceylon / 29 Mar 1823 / PROB 11/1668

 

REED Joseph, Captain in His Majesty's second Ceylon Regiment of Infantry / 29 Mar 1820 / PROB 11/1627

 

RIGNEY Scott, Lieutenant in His Majesty's 16th Regiment of Foot of Colombo , Ceylon / 23 Jun 1826 / PROB 11/1713

 

ROBERTS Charles , Lieutenant in His Majesty's 34th Regiment of Foot of Island of Ceylon /, East Indies / 

11 Oct 1806 / PROB 11/1450

 

ROBINSON Abraham, Lieutenant and Adjutant in His Majesty's Fifty First Regiment of Foot and now with the Fifty First Regiment at Colombo of Colombo , Island of Ceylon / 22 Oct 1808 / PROB 11/1487

 

RODGERS Thomas, Surgeon of the Naval Yard of Trincomalee , Ceylon / 02 Jul 1823 / PROB 11/1673

 

RUSSELL William, Sergeant in His Majesty's 83rd Regiment of Foot of Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 

15 Nov 1823 / PROB 11/1677

 

SACKVILLE Sackville, 2nd Lieutenant in His Majesty's 3rd Ceylon Regiment of Badule , Ceylon / 

 02 Jan 1823 / PROB 11/1665

 

SANDERSON Edward, Captain in His Majesty's Eighty Third Regiment of Foot of Candy , Ceylon /

31 Jul 1826 / PROB 11/1715

 

SAUNDERS William Nonus, Brevet Major and Captain in the 95th Regiment of Foot of Candy , Ceylon / 

25 Aug 1843 / PROB 11/1984

 

SMITH George Johnson , commonly called and known by the name of George Johnson , Color Sergeant in Her Majesty's ninety fifth Regiment of Infantry of Nuwera Ellia , Ceylon / 10 Jun 1844 / PROB 11/2001

 

SMITH James, Lieutenant in His Majesty's 83rd Regiment of Foot at the Island of Ceylon /  01 Sep 1819 / PROB 11/1620

 

STEWART George, Major of the British Ceylon / Rifle Regiment of Boulogne sur Mer , Kingdom of France /

27 May 1840 / PROB 11/1928

 

STUART James, Surgeon Ceylon Rifle Regiment / 08 Apr 1856 / PROB 11/2231

 

STUTZER John Arnold, Surgeon of Jaffnapatam, Ceylon / 09 Jan 1827 / PROB 11/1721

 

TAYLOR Thomas, Quarter Master of His Majesty's Third Ceylon Regiment of Foot of Trincomalee Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 09 Jun 1817 / PROB 11/1593

 

THOMPSON Robert, Captain in His Majesty's 83rd Regiment of Foot of Ceylon / 21 Nov 1827 / PROB 11/1733

 

THURLOW Henry Robert, Major of Her Majesty's 90th Regiment Light Infantry of Colombo, Ceylon / 

18 Oct 1850 / PROB 11/2121

 

TOLFREY Edward, of His Majesty Ceylon / Civil Service and now Judicial Commissioner of the Kandian Provinces of Kandy , Ceylon / 17 Apr 1832  / PROB 11/1799

 

TOLFREY William, Civil servant of Ceylon / 09 Jun 1820 / PROB 11/1631

 

TOULMIN Wilton, Assistant Surgeon of His Majesty's 58th Regiment of Foot Bachelor of Kandy Island of Ceylon / , East Indies / 07 Jun 1833 / PROB 11/1818

 

TRUTER James William, Brevet Major in the Army and Captain in His Majesty's 2nd Ceylon / Regiment of Island of Ceylon / , East Indies / 12 Oct 1826 / PROB 11/1718

 

TURNOUR The Honorable George, Treasurer and Commissioner of Stamps in the Island of Ceylon / of East Indies /                

10 Jun 1843 / PROB 11/1981

 

UPTON Clothworthy, Captain in His Majesty's Royal Navy and Commissioner of His Majesty's Navy of Trincomalee, Ceylon /   

23 Nov 1822 / PROB 11/1664

 

WALL William Lartonof Island of Ceylon, East Indies / 29 Jul 1839  / PROB 11/1914

 

WELLINGTON Matthew, Master Ship Wright of Trincomalee Island of Ceylon, East Indies /  04 Feb 1836 / PROB 11/1858

 

WELLS Thomas, of His Majesty's Naval Yard Trincomalee of Trincomalee, Island of Ceylon / 31 Jul 1823 / PROB 11/1674

 

WHARRIE Thomas James , of Badulla, Ceylon / 13 Jul 1827  / PROB 11/1729

 

WHEELER Samuel Allen, Captain of His Majesty's 1st Ceylon Regiment of Ceylon, East Indies /

26 Jul 1823 / PROB 11/1674

 

WHITE Abram otherwise Abraham , Surgeon on the half pay of His Majesty's 1st Ceylon / Regiment of Foot of Colombo , Ceylon / 19 Mar 1823 / PROB 11/1668

 

WILLERMAN William(or De Willerman otherwise Wellerman) , Brevet Major in H M 2nd Ceylon / Regiment and Deputy Quarter Master General to the Forces of Ceylon, East Indies / 23 Nov 1818 / PROB 11/1610

 

WILSON John, Colonel of the 4th Ceylon / Regiment of Hatheridge, Northumberland / 01 Mar 1819 / PROB 11/1614

 

WILSON John, Serjeant in the 1st Battalion Royal Artillery of Colombo, Island of Ceylon / 17 Mar 1840 / PROB 11/1925

 

WYNN Joseph , Captain in Her Majesty's 58th Regiment Ceylon of Singapore, East Indies / 03 Apr 1839 / PROB 11/1910