Norman Garstin died on 23 April 1831. His headstone which was originally in the Galle Face Burial Ground in Colombo, was subsequently shifted to the Wolvendahl Church. It carried the following inscription according to JP Lewis in Tombstones and Monuments in Ceylon 1913. Anno Domini MDCCCXXXI- Vigesima Tertiandie AprilisHis lapidibus subter depositae fuerent Relique Reverendi Norman Garstin A.M. quondam AEdis Episcopalis Limericensis ex Prebendariis nuper Ecclesiae Anglicanae hac insula pereginantis senioris Sacellani Qui filius Anthony Garstin Luthianensis Hibernia equitis Vixit LVIII tandemque hac via dignitatem assecutus est. The Rev Norman Garstin was appointed Second Colonial Chaplin in Ceylon in 1821, and was stationed at Kandy from December,1823till the appointment of Rev Thomas Ireland in 1828.He was there again in June 1832.A quantity of plate belonging to the deposed King was discovered in Kandy in 1823, and MrGarstin applied for it for the use of the Kandy Church. Accordingly " a silver salver, a cup,and a pair of candlesticks" comprising part of the property, were handed over to him by Government. These articles have disappeared since then, and there is no note whatever of them beyond this extract from the Secretariat records dated December 26, 1823. His eldest daughter,Eleanor Ann married John W Huskisson CCS at St Peters,Colombo 5 April 1825;his daughter Lucy married at St Peters, Colombo Feb 12 1825, Capt Botell Trydell, 83rd Regiment.his fourth daughter Elizabeth married at Colombo March 9 1830 WH Whiting CCS, his fifth daughter Ann married at Kandy,August 20 1833 William Lucas,Asst Surgeon CRR. His youngest daughter married at Galle David Baird Lindsay August 10 1843. His son the Rev Norman W Garstin was the Colonial Chaplain at Galle. Another son was in the Army.A sixth daughter Emily born in Ireland Dec 1 1815 died at Colombo Jan 4 1826 and was buried at the Galle Face Burial Grounds. Mary Ann Garstin wife of Lt Col Garstin of the Bengal Engineers who died on 18 Sep 1845 aged 27 lies buried in the graveyard of the Dutch Church in Galle. Whether Lt Col Garstin was related to Rev Norman Garstin is not known but is probable.