Welcome to Trinity Digital History!

The Trinity Digital History (TDH) is a comprehensive digital archive of Trinity’s rich historical records spanning from 1872 onwards.

Within this digital repository visitors will be able to seamlessly navigate through The Trinity Story (1872 - 2022) a publication commemorating the 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary and explore previous official publications; combined with collections of honour boards, principals & staff galleries, prize lists, milestones of Trinity's important moments (Footprints), photo albums, virtual tours and many more.

The Trinity Story 1872 - 2022

The Trinity Story 1872 - 2022 provides the narrative of the abundant life and historical times of Trinity as envisioned by the founding fathers and then meticulously nurtured by successive generations of educators, students and staff in building the Trinity Home. It narrates the tale of Trinity's construction upon robust foundations and cherished traditions, passed down through the ages and continuing to be upheld, justifiably earning its reputation as the epitome of the Best School of All.

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Honour Boards

Explore the names of individuals who have brought distinction and honour to Trinity through their achievements both within and beyond the classroom.

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The Chapel

Constructed in 1922, the Trinity College Chapel is a combination of Sri Lankan and Kandyan architectural styles. Nestled within the picturesque campus premises, this monumental building is hailed as the heart of Trinity. Renowned globally, the chapel's significance extends beyond its aesthetic grandeur as it serves as the spiritual cornerstone of Trinity College, and on its own, contributed significantly to Trinity's legacy. This venerable structure not only stands as a testament to architectural prowess but also encapsulates a profound and distinctive tale within its sacred columns.

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Principals’ Gallery

Discover the custodians of Trinity College, individuals whose impactful contributions have elevated the institution to greatness. Their dedicated efforts extend beyond academic pursuits, enriching the Trinity community and fostering excellence in education and extracurricular paths. Their visionary leadership has played a pivotal role in shaping Trinity into the distinguished institution it is today, rightfully earning its title as the Best School of All.

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Staff Gallery

Meet the unsung heroes—the Trinity staff members. Their invaluable contributions extend beyond academics, shaping the holistic education and development of young Trinitians. As the ‘wind beneath the wings’, they are the true architects behind student success, nurturing generation after generation of boys with care and dedication.

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Official Publications

Turn the pages of 150 years of Trinity College's rich history, diving into an extensive collection of periodic publications and reading materials. Explore the stories encapsulating Trinity's people, places, and events, offering deep insights into the monumental tapestry of its enduring legacy.

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Footprints

The footprints of Trinity are traced in the sands of its 150-year time horizon. Using cutting edge technology enables drill down capability to key features that complement the Trinity Story 1872-2022 offering a detailed and immersive exploration of the institute’s remarkable history.

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Albums

In keeping with the adage "a picture is worth a thousand words," The Trinity Story is adorned with a captivating Photo Gallery. This visual display captures the essence of Trinity through images—of the College premises, the scenic landscape, prominent individuals, including Principals, teachers, staff, sport teams, groups, and historical events. Each photograph encapsulates a story by itself in Trinity's vibrant history.

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VIRTUAL TOURS

Embark on a virtual journey featuring an interactive timeline and immersive walkthrough tours of Trinity's buildings and campus premises. This digital experience includes a compilation of virtual 3D tours, and flyovers, offering a dynamic exploration of significant elements that trace Trinity's historical milestones with clarity and precision.

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Miscellanea

A section that’s enriched with the contributions of Old Boys. Immerse yourself in their tales, anecdotes, and articles, as they enthusiastically pen down their cherished memories of Trinity. Furthermore, this dynamic space will be continually updated in real time with the ongoing and evolving contributions from our esteemed Old Boys.

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Where River, Lake and Mountain Meet

The College Hymn beautifully captures the journey of life through vivid imagery and a profound sense of purpose. The verses eloquently traverse the stages of childhood, youth, adulthood, and the contemplation of an afterlife. The hymn exudes optimism, emphasizing the goodness of life and the importance of unwavering commitment to truth and service. Its rhythmic flow and reflective lyrics inspire a sense of resilience and determination. The incorporation of religious themes adds depth, highlighting the eternal values that guide human existence. Overall, this hymn is a powerful ode to life's journey, filled with hope, purpose, and reverence for the divine.

The College Hymn beautifully captures the journey of life through vivid imagery and a profound sense of purpose. The verses eloquently traverse the stages of childhood, youth, adulthood, and the contemplation of an afterlife. The hymn exudes optimism, emphasizing the goodness of life and the importance of unwavering commitment to truth and service. Its rhythmic flow and reflective lyrics inspire a sense of resilience and determination. The incorporation of religious themes adds depth, highlighting the eternal values that guide human existence. Overall, this hymn is a powerful ode to life's journey, filled with hope, purpose, and reverence for the divine.

The Trinity Story 1872 - 2022

The Trinity Story

1872 - 2022

The Abundant Life at Trinity

The Trinity Story 1872 - 2022 provides a narrative of the abundant life and times of Trinity as envisioned by the founding fathers and then richly nurtured by Teachers and Students and Staff in building the Trinity Home. Of how it was built on the foundations and traditions and handing them down through generations to what still may justifiably be called the Best School of All.

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Our Boyhood’s Home Surrounding

True to the principles of its Anglican founders, Trinity College has always endeavoured to instill and nurture qualities such as respect, compassion, self-discipline, fairness, honesty, and integrity. As an Anglican school, but with children from many different religions, we believe that these virtues are valued not only by Christians, but by members of all faiths.

Official Publications

Explore Trinity’s

History online

Diving into the Trinity narrative is like plunging into a treasure trove of history. Immerse yourself in Trinity's storied past through a curated collection of PDF booklets. Delve into official publications, peruse through college magazines, and explore recommended reading materials, all meticulously crafted to narrate the enthralling story of Trinity. Discover the richness of a legacy as you navigate this historical archive, where each document is a portal into the captivating story that defines Trinity's journey.

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Digital Footprints

Trinity’s important milestones

The footprints of Trinity are traced across the sands of time, of its 150-year timespan. They are digitally presented in 15 blocks of 10-year segments - eras that alumni could relate to. Cutting edge technology enables drill down capability to key features that complement the Trinity Story 1872-2022. Photographs of people, and places, of videos, illustrations, and documents, transport the curious visitor to domains culled from the archives and libraries and to contributions provided by alumni.

Albums

A picture is a thousand words!

The Trinity Story is embellished by a Photo Gallery - of the college Campus and of the surrounding landscape, of places and people - of Principals and teachers, of staff, of sport teams, of groups, clubs, and associations, of historical and other notable events.

BROWSE THE GALLERY

A path behold for youthful feet

Trinity College aims to produce the next generation of leaders in Sri Lanka. As such, boys should leave College confident, effective, well-balanced and reflective. They should be comfortable both in English and in their mother tongue. They should be ambitious and determined, yet sensitive to the needs of others. And they should be critical and creative thinkers, who are ready to make positive changes to their country and to the world at large.

Collections

Honour Boards

Visit our page dedicated to Honour Boards! Here, we celebrate the outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to Trinity and the wider world through academics and sports

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Principals’ Gallery

Explore the Principal's Gallery for compelling images and write-ups spotlighting Trinity's transformative eras under various leaders. With just one click, uncover the narratives of influential principals, delving into their impactful contributions that have shaped Trinity's legacy. Step into a visual and scholarly journey encapsulating the essence of leadership at Trinity College.

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Staff Gallery

Explore the Staff Gallery, a captivating collection of images and write-ups highlighting the exceptional teachers and other staff members of Trinity. Recap their invaluable contributions in just a few clicks!

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Prize Lists

Discover Trinity's celebrated students - a prestigious collection of names honoring excellence in academics and sports. Explore the triumphs of our esteemed prize winners, celebrating their remarkable achievements in one place!

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The Chapel of Trinity College

The Heart and Soul of the School!

Built in the lines of Sri Lankan and Kandyan Trinity College Chapel, a century-old masterpiece, stands as a world-renowned architectural masterpiece. Constructed in 1922 with influences from Sri Lankan and Kandyan styles, the chapel is a testament to cultural fusion. Dedicated to the service of God, it harmoniously blends diverse influences, featuring the beauty that arises when cultures seamlessly integrate. The chapel's serene presence enriches Trinity's surroundings with timeless spiritual significance.

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The Chapel of Trinity College

The Heart and Soul of the School!

Built in the lines of Sri Lankan and Kandyan Trinity College Chapel, a century-old masterpiece, stands as a world-renowned architectural masterpiece. Constructed in 1922 with influences from Sri Lankan and Kandyan styles, the chapel is a testament to cultural fusion. Dedicated to the service of God, it harmoniously blends diverse influences, featuring the beauty that arises when cultures seamlessly integrate. The chapel's serene presence enriches Trinity's surroundings with timeless spiritual significance.

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Virtual

Trinity

Relive the boyhood memories in the iconic 'School on the Hill.' Immerse yourself in the nostalgic stroll through Trinity's cherished hallways, scenic landscapes, and historic buildings. Transport to the core of Trinity, all from the comfort of your digital screen. Let the memories unfold as you embark on a virtual journey, relishing the spirit of Trinity in the familiar confines of your surroundings.

Miscellenea

Embark on a captivating journey through a collection of diverse and intriguing stories from Trinitians. Discover a tapestry of miscellaneous narratives that embody the essence of our institution. From inspiring anecdotes to extraordinary tales, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Trinity's history and community. Each story is a testament to the unique experiences that make Trinity truly exceptional.

STORIES

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ARTICLES

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STORIES

ANECDOTES

ARTICLES

The path of life abounding

The Chapel, a cherished symbol of our heritage, serves as a unifying force in the lives of our students and staff. It evokes the core values that shape Trinity's identity-instilling reverence, compassion, and dedication in the hearts of the young Trinitian. Inspired by our founding fathers’ vision and the teachings of Jesus Christ, we nurture generations committed to serving their country and humanity, fostering a just, free, and loving society.