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Aili அய்லி

  • 8 May 2019
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Aili 

Aili in Karaitivu division, Ponparippu pattu, Kalpitiya division, Puttalam district. Does not occur in the Census for 1881; figures in that for 1891 as Aylie 

Distance and Situation – 19 miles from Puttalam on the Jaffna Road; 1 1/2 mile from the 18th mile post towards the west.

Hill:  Ailimunai

Tank:  Two in number

Chief Product: Paddy

Trigonometrical stationon the hill Allimunai, about 3 miles from the village. 

Population: 1881 – no census taken.  1891 – 3 houses, 11 males,  4 females, 15 person   1901- 2 houses,  140 males, 4 females, 14 persons

Race: Moor

Religion: Muhammadan

Literacy: 4 males

Age: 0-5  2 males 1 female  5-15  5 males,  1 female  15-30  1 male2 females;  30-55  2 ,males

Occupation – 5 Pasture and agriculture ;l 9 dependents

P.C. Puttalam

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

 

 


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