Suzanne, I have the following info on the Gastins who are connected to my family: Children of the Rev. Norman Garstin of Colombo: Elizabeth, fourth dau. married William Henry Whiting, [1804-1887] a Judge at Colombo 1830 9th March,.Eleanor married John Huskinsson of the CCS in 1825;Lucy married Capt. Botell Trydell of the 83rd Regt. also in 1825, who was later promoted Major in the 2nd Ceylon Regt. and was Commandant of Fort Macdowal, Motale 1826-9;Ann married William Lucas, a surgeon, in 1835, and Sophia, described as a beauty with black hair, married David, son of Lt. Col Martin Lindsay, owner of Rajawella, considered the best estate in Ceylon, only to die within the year.Caroline [b.1882 Ireland] married civil servant Edwin Stanhope Pearson & was living in Middlesex, Eng. in 1901.One son, the Rev. Norman Garstin LLD (junr.) became Colonial Chaplain at Galle, and another, William, was an officer in the 83rd Regt. Of other Garstins - Mary Anne wife of Lt Col Garstin of Bengal Engineers was buried 18 Sept 1845 aged 27 in Dutch Church cemetery, Galle Fort, Ceylon. If you can add to this information about Rev Norman senr and his origins & these Gastins l should be grateful. l do have other snippets of Gastin info which l could send if interested. My address, adapted to avoid scavenging engines, is: whitingofp[at sign]hotmail.com Richard Whiting.