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Ananda Coomaraswamy

Ananda Coomaraswamy

A Tamil philosopher and art historian. Born in Ceylon of a Tamil father and an English mother, brought up in England. Studied at University College, London,

Person, Art, History, Ceylon, Indian Sub-continent

1 memorial

Lord John Fisher, Admiral

Lord John Fisher, Admiral

Born Ceylon. First Sea Lord: 1904 - 1910 and 1914 - 1915. Died at 19 St James's Square.

Person, Armed Forces, Ceylon

1 memorial

Frederick Horniman

Frederick Horniman

Tea merchant, benefactor and politician. Born Frederick John Horniman at Bridgwater, Somerset. He inherited his father's tea business, which by 1891 was described as the biggest tea firm in the wor...

Person, Museums / Libraries, Politics & Administration, Benefactor, Commerce, Ceylon, India

2 memorials

Faisz Musthapha

Faisz Musthapha

Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK April 2002 - February 2005.

Person, Politics & Administration, Ceylon

1 memorial

Abolition of slavery

Abolition of slavery

The British abolition of slavery came in two parts: first the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act became law on 25 March 1807, which left slavery itself still permitted until the Slavery Abolition Act...

Event, Race Issues, Social Welfare, Africa, Australia, Bermuda, Caribbean Islands, Ceylon, Indian Sub-continent, Jamaica

9 memorials

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