Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: Countries: Sri Lanka Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: J A Mathias, Arch-Deacon of Colombo
Posted by: Hugh Karunanayake Date: February 11, 2001 at 02:27:34
In Reply to: J A Mathias, Arch-Deacon of Colombo by Roger Muir of 2355

Roger
Rev John Alexander Mathias was the fourth Archdeacon of Colombo, having being inducted to the office on 21 September 1854 on the occasion of the consecration of Christ Church Colombo. He held the office for seven years.According to the 'The History of the Diocese of Colombo' 1946, he seems to have come out direct from England "for his name was not found among the members of the Ecclesiastical Department prior to the date of appointment as archdeacon"."He did not identify himself closely with any particular branch of the Church's work, but took a general interest in all matters appertaining to his office, on resigning which,owing to a mental breakdown, he returned to England in 1861"
Hugh Karunanayake


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/srilanka/messages/406.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network