REGISTERS OF LAND GRANTS: VOL. 2510 6TH JANUARY, 1687, Page 78, Viz
8. To Manuel d’Fonceca, Vidana of Madampitiya, Mutuwal, Tanka Salgadu, Matakuliya, Madaduwa, Kotahena, St. Sebastian etc., being the area extending from Naga!agam Pass up to Colombo, the Governor and his Council, by v rtue of their commission, have granted as maintenance, until it is recalled, the village of Gembureliya in the Salpiti Cone, covering 5 amunams of sowing area with the parveny lands of the inhabitants included therein, with power accordingly to ……(as set out in the preceding grant).
Given in the Castle of Colombo on the 6th January, 1687.
(Sgd.) L. PIJL.