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Adappanavillu அடப்பனாவில்லு

  • 3 May 2019
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Adappanavillu in Kuruvikkulam division, puttalam pattu, puttalam pattu division, puttalam district. Does not occur in the censuses for 1881 and 1891

Distance and Situvation:  3 miles from Puttalam town towards the south.

Tank: A large villu

Chief product: Coconut

Population: No Census taken in 1881 and 1891  1901: 15 houses; 19 males, 16 females 35 persons

Race: 13 Law- country Sinhalese; 3 Kandian; 15 Tamils; 4 moors

Religion: 2 Christians 14 Buddhists; 15 Hindus; 4 Muhammadians

Literacy: 6 Male literates; 1 male English literate

Age:  0-5 3 males, 2 females; 5-15  2 females  15-30  11 males, 7 females,  30-55  5 males,  4 females over 55  1 female

occupation: 27 pasture and agriculture; 8 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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