in memory of
the Hon. Sir John Doyly Bart
Resident of the Kandyan provinces,
and one of the members
of his majesty's council of this island
whose meritorious services
to this government from the year 1802,
and his talents during the kandyan war
stand recorded in the archives
on this government,
and in the office of the secretary of state for this colonies.
Born June 11th 1774, Died at Kandy May 25th 1824
Aged 49 years.
He was the 2nd Sin of
the Rev.Matthias Doyly,
late archdeacon of Lewed in Succex
and this memorial is erected by
his three surviving brothers.