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THE KABRISTAN ARCHIVES is an organisation dedicated to preserving memorial inscriptions from graveyards in Ireland, the Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) and Jamaica, including many which no longer exist. They are presented here in a form which is easily accessible to the family historian. SEARCH or browse through THE KABRISTAN ARCHIVES for your relatives, find the inscription and we will supply a copy for £4 inc. postage worldwide. Maybe you are seeking more than just a memorial inscription then return to the past with THE KABRISTAN PUBLICATIONS and possibly we have the lives of your forbears on record. But remember all good stories may have a hint of embroidery and occasionally a minor error so we hope that you will forgive us if this happens. We are only as good as our sources. Send us an email if you're stuck and we will help you if we can. Finally read ABOUT US and share our journeys in search of your relatives and friends. You may be surprised at what you find, because dead men do tell tales.
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A collection of approx 678 births/baptisms, 335 marriages and 190 burials in both index and chronological order found in the registers of St Andrew’s Church Gampola. The names reflect the European, Burgher, Sinhalese and Tamil members of the congregation. Many of the names are also found in registers of St Paul’s Church Kandy.
A collection of approx 278 births/baptisms and 117 marriages in both index and chronological order found in the register of Holy Trinity Church Dodanduwa which is kept at Christ Church Baddegama. The names are mainly Sinhalese with some European ones.
A collection of approx 119 burials and 64 marriages in both index and chronological order found in the registers of Christ Church Baddegama. The names are mainly Singhalese with some European ones. There is also a survey of the church and churchyard memorials.
A collection of approx 1149 births/baptisms and 543 marriages in both index and chronological order found in the registers of St Andrew’s Church Nawalapitiya. The names reflect the European, Burgher, Sinhalese and Tamil members of the congregation.
There is also a separate birth/baptismal register for the Tamil Outreach who worked on the surrounding tea estates. Many biographical and professional details are included.