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The gateway to another British school, Kingswood College, established by Louis Edmund Blaze, who had taught at Trinity College, been disillusioned by its strict discipline, and after stints in Calcutta and Lahore returned to Kandy to open his own school--Boy's School--in 1891.  Short of funds, he turned it over to the Methodist Church, but in 1897 it became a government-supported school.  A year later it took the name Kingswood College, and in 1925 it moved to its present location, midway between Kandy and Peradeniya.

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