Hello Camilla ~
I've no connection to these names but the 1881 UK census shows that surnames Fowke,
Gray & Bird are recorded with Ceylon connections.
You may already have this material. If you do not, and it's of interest, just drop me
Anne H. in Epping, England
PS..... anyone else want a lookup in the 1881 Census of England, Scotland & Wales?
From: camilla(a)algroup.co.uk <camilla(a)algroup.co.uk>
To: SRILANKA-L(a)rootsweb.com <SRILANKA-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: 10 July 2001 13:29
I've newly subscribed to this list and am researching the above
The Fowkes had long term connections in India (17thC onwards,
EIC) and were tea planters in Ceylon in the 19thC. The other
families are related.
I would be interested in any connections.
Camilla Gemmingen von Massenbach
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