Ceylon Daily News Obituaries

These are available for specific dates from 2001 to date. Click on Archives and then Open Calendar and choose a date.

Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon

The Journals of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon (JDBU) volumes 1-70 (1908-2005) are available online. These journals are an excellent resource for researching the Dutch Burgher community in Sri Lanka, particularly in the pre-migration period of the late 1950s.…

Department of National Archives – Sri Lanka

This site details the records held plus historical and other information. Online material includes the Thombu Index with detailed references to Tombos or the land registers first compiled by the Portuguese and later improved by the Dutch.

Sri Lanka Genealogy

This extensive site includes the naming conventions of Sri Lanka, obituaries 1999 to date plus sections on family trees, history, geography, people, alumni, literature, name lists, serendipity, military, communities, help and FAQ.

FamilySearch – India and Sri Lanka

The Historical Record Collections for Asia and the Middle East include:• India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947• India, Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948• India, Marriages, 1792-1948•  India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood, 1724-1996. Dossiers of candidates for appointment to and advancement in…