North Western Province, Sri Lanka Genealogy
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Guide to North Western Province family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
History[edit | edit source]
North Western Province is a province of Sri Lanka. The districts of Kurunegala and Puttalam formulate Wayamba. Its capital is Kurunegala and the province is known mainly for its numerous coconut plantations. Other main towns in this province are Chilaw and Puttalam, which are both small fishing towns. The majority of the population of Wayamba province is of Sinhalese ethnicity. There is also a substantial Sri Lankan Moor minority around Puttalam and Sri Lankan Tamils in Udappu and Munneswaram.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
- Correspondence between the Dutch Reformed Church at Wolvendaal and other churches in Sri Lanka, 1708-1798
- Sri Lanka, Colombo District, Dutch Reformed church records, 1677-1990