Wed 2 Jul: Inquest in District of Alupote: on Weeragaha Elly
Geerebadana. [Verdict: Death caused by a wild boar] [No BMDs]
Sat 5 Jul: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Wed 9 Jul: Our readers will find in this day’s paper the Government
notification of the appointment of the second Maha Modliar to be Judge
of the District Court of Colombo, No.5. This is the first instance of
the appointment of a native gentleman to a superior Judicial office,
and all who have the pleasure of Mr De Saram’s acquaintance will
acknowledge that the character of this highly respected public servant
is such as to do honor to the important situation to which he has been
nominated, under the new arrangements by which the way to the highest
civil offices has been opened equally to His Majesty’s subjects,
whether European or Native….
M: At Sallieparmundel Chapel in Navecadoe, on Friday the 4th instant,
by the Revd Father Caetano Dias, of the Roman Catholic Church, Philip
Britoe Pulle, Shroff of Chilaw, to Miss Lusia, daughter of Coeroenaden
Pulle Weyladen Pulle, of Mampoery.
Sat 12 Jul: M: This morning at St Peter’s Church, by the Rev B Bailey,
AM, Lieut G R Cummin, HM’s 97th Regt, to Georgiana Maria, second
daughter of Colonel Walker, Deputy Adjutant General to the forces in
this Island, and niece to the late Sir Henry Torrens.
Wed 16 Jul: It is with the most sincere regret that we are this day
called on to notice the death of the recently appointed Judge of the
District Court of Colombo, No 5, the 2nd Maha-modliar A De Saram, esq,
which melancholy event took place on Saturday last in the forenoon.
His interment in the Dutch Church at Wolvendahl, on Sunday last, was
attended by a numerous concourse of his relatives & friends & by
several Gentlemen of the Civil & Military services & Burghers……
B: On the 15th instant, the Lady of Captain Powell, CRR, of a
D: At Colombo, on Monday the 14th instant, Peter Gerrit Jacob, the
only son of Mr S C De Heer, aged 3 years, 10 months & one day.
Sat 19 Jul: B: At Kornegalle, on the 12th instant, the Lady of Captain
Firebrace, HM 58th Regt, of a son.
Wed 23 Jul: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Sat 26 Jul: D: At Colombo, on the 9th July instant, in the 70th year
of his age, Lodewyk Johannes Ohlmus, Organist of St Peter’s Church,
deeply regretted by his relations & friends.
Wed 30 Jul: B: At Kurnugalle, on the 19th instant, the Lady of Captain
McPherson, 78th Regiment, of a son.
Sat 2 Aug: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Wed 6 Aug: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Sat 9 Aug: Messrs John Lambert Ohlmus and Gabriel John Ohlmus…..
propose to supply the place of their deceased father as Organists, and
Piano Forte Tuners and Teachers……
M: At Colombo, August 4th, in St Paul’s Church, by the Venerable
Archdeacon Glenie, Farquhar MacQueen Esq, HEIC Service, commanding the
Louisa Campbell, to Maria, youngest daughter of Mrs Shuttleworth, York
Street, Portman Square.
Sale by Auction: Mr G W Gambs, Auctioneer, will sell….Gardens & Paddy
Fields, situated in the Village Kimbolapitty in Donagaha Pattoo of the
Aloetkoor Corle: belonging to the following Estates, viz:
Don Balthazar de Livera Modliar,
Don Philipo Modliar, and
The late Lama Ettena of Paules Perera Modliar.
Wed 13 Aug: M: At St Paul’s Church, by the Reverend J P Horsford, on
Monday the 11th instant, W T Layard Esq, Ceylon Rifles, to Catharine
Anne, daughter of Captain Sargent, 58th Regt.
M: In London, on the 20th March, T S Harvey Esq, of Great St Helens,
to Mrs Sansoni, late of Point de Galle in the Island of Ceylon.
Sat 16 Aug: [No BMDs]. Supreme Court report, containing long list of
convictions, - no European names.
Wed 20 Aug: B: On the 5th instant, at Batticaloa, the Lady of Captain
Tranchell, Ceylon Rifles, of a daughter.
M: On the 18th August, at St Peter’s Church, by the Revd Benjamin
Bailey, Colonial Chaplain, Edward Maltey Esq to Susan, youngest
daughter of the late Surgeon Abraham White of HM Ceylon Rifle Regiment.
D: At Bombay, in the King’s Barracks, on the 24th July, John Archibald
Esq, MD, Assistant Surgeon, HM 49th Regt, in the 33rd year of his age….
Sat 23 Aug: B: On the 18th instant, at Cotta, the Wife of the Reverend
Joseph Bailey, of a son.
Wed 27 Aug: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Sat 30 Aug: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Wed 3 Sep: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Sat 6 Sep: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Wed 10 Sep: B: At Badulla, on the morning of the 2nd instant, the Lady
of Lieut Smith, Ceylon Rifle Regt, of a son.
Sat 13 Sep: Probate of the last Will & Testament of the late Mr
Lodewyk Johannes Ohlmus, deceased, having been granted….to Meesrs John
Lambert Ohlmus, Gabriel John Ohlmus and Lucas Francois Schokman,
Letters of Administration of the Estate of Nordin, late Shroff of the
Cutcherry of Chilaw, deceased having been granted to…..D L Jansz,
B: At Colombo, on the 31st August, the Lady of C T Henry Esq, of HM’s
97th Regt, of a son.
Wed 17 Sep: D: At Caltura, on the 10th instant, Edward Archer Turnour
Esq, second son of the late Honble George Turnour of HM Ceylon Civil
Sat 20 Sep: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Wed 24 Sep: nil of obvious genealogical interest.
Sat 27 Sep: Notice: On Monday the 6th October next….at Wolwendahl
Street, will be sold by Public Auction the Estate and Property
belonging to the late Abraham De Saram Esq, Second Maha Modliar,
deceased. Consisting of jewels, Gold and Silver ware, Glass, China,
Brass and Iron Ware, household furniture, Horses, Bandys, Palankeens
and Timber &c. [In issue of 1st October, notice inserted of delay to
auction, now to take place on Monday 20th & following days.]
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