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Kappaladi கப்பலடி

  • 18 April 2019
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Kappaladi

Mutalaipali division, Akkarai pattu north, Kalpitiya division, Puttalam district.

 

Distance and situation:

24 miles from Puttalam, 4 miles west of the Akkaraipattu road, on the sea side.

 

Plantation:

coconut gardens

 

Population:

1881: 26 Houses ; 42 Males,  42 Females,  84 Persons.

1891: 24 Houses,  51 Males   46 Females   97 Persons.

1901: 27 Houses,  46 Males   42 Females   88 Persons.

 

Race:

14 Tamils,  74 Moors

 

Religion:

10 Christians, 4 Hindus, 74 Muhammadans.

 

Literacy:

14 Males.

 

Age:

0-5        6 Males, 8 Females

5-15     11 Males, 8 Females

15-30   8 Males, 14 Females

30-55   19 Males, 10 Females

Over 55   2 Males, 2 Females

 

Occupation: 

19 pasture and agriculture;  2 traders;  3 fishing; 3 others; 61 dependents

 

source:  GAZETTEER of the PUTTALAM DISTRICT  of the NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE of CEYLON – FRANK MODDER F.R.G.S.  – 1908

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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