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Faisz Musthapha

Faisz Musthapha

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

Person, Politics & Administration, Ceylon

1 memorial

Shyanuja Niroshini Parathasangary

Shyanuja Niroshini Parathasangary

Shyanuja Niroshini Parathasangary was born on 30 August 1974 in Colombo, Sri Lanka and came to the UK as a one-year-old child with her family. Her obituary can be found on the BBC News website. S...

Person, Tragedy, Ceylon

3 memorials

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

10 memorials

The Village in the Jungle

The Village in the Jungle

Novel written by Leonard Woolf, published 1913, based on his experiences as a colonial civil servant in British-controlled Ceylon, but unusually written from the native point of view.

Fiction, Literature, Ceylon

1 memorial

Leonard Woolf

Leonard Woolf

Author and publisher. Born Leonard Sidney Woolf in Kensington. After working in the Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) Civil Service, he returned to Britain where he met and married Virginia Stephen. Together ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature, Ceylon

3 memorials

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