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OF JAZMINES AND JUMBOOS
By Grace Mackie
Grace Mackie born in Colombo 1929 & came to London in 1963. She worked for Liptons Tea in Colombo
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CINNAMON GARDENS
By Shyam Selvadurai
The Van Der Hoot School for Ladies that Kumudini attended was run by Mrs Van Der Hoot, a Dutch Burgher lady.
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PROUD AND PREJUDICE
By Rodney Ferdinand
Rodney Ferdinand was born in 1925 in Ceylon. He was educated in Kandy at Trinity College, became a Chartered Accountant
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OUR GOOD FRIENDS - THE BURGHERS
By an Anonymous Srilankan Muslim
I have a great predilection towards Burghers. Not only because I have many bosom cronies in that community..
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THE JAM FRUIT TREE
By Carl Muller
Carl Muller a Burgher and author of The Jam Fruit Tree was born in Ceylon and is an award winning author.
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SINHALA BURGHER
By Malcolm Abayekoon
Malcolm says that his book 'Sinhala Burgher', "is a loose-jointed account .. of the results of that connection...."
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THE ISLAND OF SINGING FISH
By Tina Faulk
The island of singng fish is a story about a colonial childhood in Ceylon which began over five hundred years ago
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CEYLONESE BURGHERS
By BurghersUK.com
This is an Ebook for young Burghers who want to to know about their 500 year ancestory that began in Ceylon in 1505...
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