Dear Coreen and Larry
I am interested in looking at the Anthonisz-Buultjens marriage records. I am
sure that this refers to my Grandfather and Gradma. He was Charles Anthonisz
and she was Grace Buultjens. Pls confirm.
Thank you and God Bless you and your work.
Crystelle Van Dort
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From: "Larry & Coreen Andresen" <larry(a)qldnet.com.au>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 2:56 PM
Subject: [SRILANKA] LDS film 1495574 what a find !
Coreen&Larry here again, after another couple of hours last
looking at LDS films. Film 1495574 is the most fascinating film we have
seen since the THE HAGUE find last year.
It has REGISTER of a MARRIAGE SOLOMNIZED by or in the PRESENCE of a
We copied 4 ANDERSON MARRIAGES.and also some names that we know listers
are interested in
Orr- Orchard(de Bruin)
These are from 1905 to 1950s and seem only for Dutch Pres Churches,
Regent St, Maligakande and Bambalapitiya
These are just like the English and Australian Marriage certificates
with age, proffession,address, fathers name and proffession etc.We have
taken down by hand the surname of the bride and groom for most of these
registers and have the film for another two sessions only.
The next item of special interest to all of us is the 8 page inventory
of the church records in Colombo.
Looking at these there is still hope in finding Jaffna, Trinco and Galle
records of the early British period, its only a matter of finding the
The film also has a death register for the above churches in the mid
NOW, Communion books were a revelation, eg
Weinman, John Johnson(Jeff) 1535th Lane Castle Street, Borella. born
21st July 1885, bapt 30th August 1885
Norah Kathleen (nee Bartholomeusz) born 22 July 1904
born 07 August 1928 bapt 18th Dec 1929
born 9th May 1930 bapt 28 Feb 1931
born 9th Nov 1932 bapt 2nd jan 1933
born 26th July 1934 bapt 21st Nov 1934
There are also another 3 Weinman families
Struys are represented by Hector Bertram and Cora Nesta (neeJansz) and 3
Again we have copied the family names and will post to the list.
the hard copiesof marriage registers we have are not suitable for
scanning but we will post to listers, Please give us your address off
list to maintain privacy.
If any listers have thoughts or ideas on setting up a free transcribers
group so that the info we get is available to all we would be interested
in putting our findings up for all to see .Maybe a database or excel file?
Keep On Searching And Hoping!! Coreen&Larry
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