Sinhalese Ancestry

Some articles on sinhalese, sinhalese ancestry:

Sinhalese People - Geographic Distribution - Outside Sri Lanka
... As with many of the people from former colonies, Sinhalese have emigrated to several countries ... There are small communities in the UK, Australia, United States and Canada with Sinhalese ancestry ... In addition to this there are many Sinhalese, who reside in the above mentioned countries and countries in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe, temporarily in connection ...
Burgher People - History
... navy, the Portuguese sailors married local Sinhalese women ... permitted a few stateless persons of Portuguese-Jewish (Marrano) descent, and of mixed Portuguese-Sinhalese ancestry to stay ... As a result, Burghers with Portuguese names are most likely to be of Sinhalese ancestry, with a very small portion being Portuguese or mixed Portuguese-Sinhalese ancestry ...

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    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)