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NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE

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ALL of our E-books are now also available in Kindle format via Amazon.

Click here to see these publications on the Amazon website

OUR NEW WEBSITE -
HIMALAYAN MISCELLANY

We have created a new website for those of our readers who are interested in travelling to the Himalayas. Follow our journeys over the past decades looking for graves in this enchanting part of the world. Sometimes we found them, mostly we didn't!

Himalayan Miscellany

OUR LATEST VIDEO -
OLD LADAKH: A Himalayan Kingdom

Photographs from the Past, supplied by Eileen Hewson FRGS from various sources. Music from Tibet.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The following publications are now available to purchase from The Kabristan Bookshop.

EVEREST OR BUST, A Trekking Adventure
Kindle format cost £3.00 via Amazon

An account of the authors’ trek to Everest in 1977 who despite ill health and nearly killing herself falling down a mountain after too much Irish whiskey and chang the local brew, succeeded in her quest. Trudging through a blinding blizzard she climbed Kalapatar at over 18000 feet, higher than second camp on Everest. So watch out Hillary and Bonington for here she comes!

Author Eileen Hewson FRGS
Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 18681 KB
Print Length: 77 pages
Publisher: The Kabristan Archives (25 Jun. 2018)
Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
ASIN: B07F23S2DH

CEYLON ROLL OF HONOUR WORLD WAR 1 1914-18 Part 1 A-K
PDF format cost £5.00 e-book

This e-book contains approx 1218 records collated after World War 1 of those who served in the War and resided in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Contains many biographical and war service records. It was originally published by THE TIMES OF INDIA in book format and arranged in INDEX ORDER.

The records have been edited by Eileen Hewson. It has not been possible to enclose a glossary of the abbreviations as this was not included in the original publication.

An abbreviated index of the records may be viewed here

Author      Eileen Hewson FRGS
Publisher The Kabristan Archives
Pub date  2018
Pages      137
Ref           PDFSRI0033

CEYLON ROLL OF HONOUR WORLD WAR 1 1914-18 Part 1 L-Z
PDF format cost £5.00 e-book

This e-book contains approx 1133 records collated after World War 1 of those who served in the War and resided in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). Contains many biographical and war service records. It was originally published by THE TIMES OF INDIA in book format and arranged in INDEX ORDER.

The records have been edited by Eileen Hewson. It has not been possible to enclose a glossary of the abbreviations as this was not included in the original publication.

An abbreviated index of the records may be viewed here

Author      Eileen Hewson FRGS
Publisher The Kabristan Archives
Pub date  2018
Pages      127
Ref           PDFSRI0034

 


NEW BOOKSHOP

All our CDs and Book publications can now be purchased through Amazon

Dutch Burgher Union Journals

The Kabristan Archives has a selection of the original Dutch Burgher Union journals published in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) dating from the early 1900s which feature the genealogies of many Dutch Burgher families. The names include:-

ALBRECHT; ALDONS; ALTENDORF; ALVIS; ANDREE; ARNDT; AUSTIN; BELING; BEVEN; BLAZE; BOGAARS; CLAESSEN; COLLETTE additions; CONDERLAG; DA SILVA; DE BOER; DE BRUIN; DE HOEDT; DE HOFFMAN; DEMMER;  DE ROOY; DICKMAN; DIRCKZE; DORNHORST; EATON; EDEMA; ERFSON; ERNST; FOENANDER; FRANCKE; FRYER; GILLES; GRATIEN; GRENIER; HERFT; HONTER; JANSZ additions; KALENBERG; KEEGEL; KEITH; KEUNEMAN; KERLAART; KRELTZHEIM; LEMPHERS; LOURENSZ; LUDOVICI; MAARTENSZ;  MARTENSZ; MEERWALD; MEURLING; MODDER; MOLDRICH additions; MORGAN; MOTTAU; MOOYART; OORLOFF; OPPENHEIMER; PAULUSZ; PIACHAUD; PIACHAUD amendment; POMPEUS; POTGER; POTGER additions;  REDLICH; REIMERS; REIMERS additions; RUNTSDORFF & KERFBYL with notes;  SCHARENGUIVEL; SCHARFF; SCHNEIDER; SCHROTER; SIEBEL additions; STORK; SWAN; THOME; UHLENBECK; VAN CUYLENBURG; VANDER SMAGT; VANDERSTRAATEN amendment; VAN LANGENBERG; VON DRIEBERG; WENDT; WOUTERSZ

Several of the journals are featured on Genealogy Bookshop (Rare and Secondhand Section) at £20.00 each plus postage. Alternatively contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.