Has anyone heard of the 'Gaventenne Estate' in Madulkelle, Ceylon?
My ggUncle was there for 15 years before coming to New Zealand c1900.
John A.W. DICKSON was born Scotland, died New Zealand 1914 aged 61 years.
His home in NZ was also named 'Gaventenne'.
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From: "Jean Ferran" <ferran(a)monchique.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 2:38 AM
Subject: [SRILANKA] THOMAS/SKINNER/CAMERON/BURRELL families in Ceylon
Hello, I am new here!
I am researching my wife's ancestors in Ceylon; these families were well
established in Ceylon, for at least 3 generations.
Any information about them (dates, tombstones, etc) and also about
Oonoongalla, Madulkelle (Mathew Henry Thomas, my wife's gr.gr. father) was
Justice of peace there) and the Ghaleeria Estate (or Galheriya) in
Valley would be very welcome!
Many thanks for your help,
P.S. my genealogy website: http://ochanoff.741.com/genealogy.htm
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