Gualterus Schneider

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Gualterus Schneider
3rd Surveyor General of Ceylon
In office
Preceded by George Atkinson
Succeeded by F. B. Norris
Personal details
Born 23 November 1772
Jaffna, Dutch Ceylon
Died 10 September 1841(1841-09-10) (aged 68)
Colombo, British Ceylon
Spouse(s) m. 1797 Sophia Magdalena Statts
m. 1831 Elizabeth Gatherina Stewart Titterton
Relations Gualterus Stewart Schneider
Children Johanna Gertruida
Marie Henrietta
Gualterus Fredrik

Gualterus Schneider (23 November 1772 - 10 September 1841) was the 3rd Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1811, succeeding George Atkinson, and held the office until 1833. He was succeeded by F. B. Norris.[1][2]


  1. ^ "History". Survey Department of Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genealogy of the family of Schneider of Ceylon" (PDF). Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
Government offices
Preceded by
George Atkinson
Surveyor General of Ceylon
Succeeded by
F. B. Norris