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NAYAKERCHENA

NAYAKERCHENA (603) in Tettapolai division, Akkarai pattu south, Puttalam pattu Division, Puttalam District. Given in the Censuses for 1881 and 1891 as Nayakarchenai. Distance and Situation.- 8 miles from Puttalam on the Akkarai pattu road ; a mile from the high road. Plantation.- Coconut gardens. Population.- 1881 : 32 houses ; 68 males, 47 females, […]

  • 20 September 2017
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NAVATKADU

NAVATKADU (605) in Navatkadu division, Akkarai pattu south, Puttalam Pattu division, Puttalam District.  Given in the Censuses for 1881 and 1891 as Navakkadu. v . MARIPO. Derivation.- Casie Chitty derives the name (Nawa Kadoo) from Nava, nine, and kadoo, sword. “It is remarkable for the pompous visits which the Kings of Kandy were formerly accustomed […]

  • 20 September 2017
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NALLANDALUVAI

NALLANDALUVAI (601) in Viratodai division, Akkarai pattu south, Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District. Given in the Census for 1881 as Nallantaluwi ; in that for 1891 as Nallantaluwai ; and in the A.L.(1907) as Nallandaluwa. Distance and Situation.- 10 miles from Puttalam on the Chilaw road ; 2 miles from the 8th milestone. Church.- A […]

  • 18 September 2017
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MUTALAIPALI

MUTALAIPALI in Mutalaipali division, Akkarai Pattu north, Kalpitiya division, Puttalam District. Given in the Census for 1881 as Mudalaippali, and in that for 1891 as Mudelaippali; and in the A.L (1907) as Mudalapali (q.v.) Derivation.- The village lies close to Nachchikalli canal, Which is infested with crocodiles, hence the name. Distance and Situation.- 25 miles […]

  • 18 September 2017
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MUSALPITTI

MUSALPITTI (627) in Musalpitti division, Akkarai pattu north, Kalpitiya Division, Puttalam District. Given in the cencuses for 1881 and 1891 as Musselpitti, and in the A.L (1907) as Musalpitti. Distance and Situation.- 21 miles and a half from the 19th milestone, towards the west. Plantation.- Coconut gardens. Population.- 1881 : 79 houses ; 170 males, […]

  • 13 September 2017
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MAMPURI

MAMPURI (619) in Mampuri division, Akkarai pattu north,Kalpitiya division, Puttalam District. Distance and Situation.- 10 miles and a half from Puttalam; about 3 miles and a half down the road to Chilaw, turn to the right, and 7 thence on the Akkaraipattu – Kalpitiya road. Government Buildings.- An ambalam ; a receiving Post Office ; […]

  • 13 September 2017
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PANAIYADI

PANAIYADI (621) in Panaiyadi division, Akkarai pattu north, Kalpitiya division, Puttalam District. Given in the Censuses for 1881 and 1891 as Panaiyadi ; and in the A. L. (1907) as Panaiyadi. Distance and Situation.- 13 ½ miles from Puttalam, on the Akkarai pattu – Kalpitiya road, nesr the 9th milestone. Plantations.- Coconut and palmyra ; […]

  • 11 August 2017
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PALAVI

PALAVI (607) in Kuruvikkulam division, Puttalam pattu, Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District. Distance and Situation.- 4 miles south of Puttalam on the Chilaw road. Public Works Department Lines.- On a wind – swept plain in the angle formed by the Chilaw and Akkara pattu roads, they are most favorably situated for purposes of isolation, as […]

  • 11 August 2017
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PALIYAGAMA

PALIYAGAMA (650) in Koilandigama palate, Parawili pattuwa, Demala hatpattu, Puttalam District. Distance and Situation . – 3 miles from Tonigala(q.v.) on the Gansaghwa road towards the north. Tank, sluiced. Paddy Fields, irrigated by it. Plantation . – 1881 : 10 houses ; 37 males, 31 females, 68 persons. 1891 : 17 houses ; 35 males, […]

  • 5 June 2017
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BAMBIWATAN

BAMBIWATAN (596) in Ottapanai division, Akkarai pattu south, Puttalam pattu division, Puttalam District. Occurs as Wammiwattan in the Census for 1881 ; given in that for 1891 as Bammuvatan, Distance and Situation . – 18 miles south-west of Puttalam on the old road from Chilaw to Kalpitiya, and adjoins Mundel lake. The village is also […]

  • 2 June 2017
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