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Alapatt Kakkappan Moothar Family Fraternity, Karanchira
One of the prominent props of Syrian Catholic community around Thrissur, Alapatt family has made its mark in the spiritual, social and economic fields of erstwhile Malabar and Cochin State.
Formerly, its members lived at Ambakad and Ayyanthole, which belonged in those days to the Enammavu parish, all within Thrissur district.
Kakkappan, a member of the family, who lived in the middle of the 18th century, begot sons in his two marriages one of whom, named after him, is the progenitor of the Alapatt family that first took its roots in Kattoor.Tippu Sultan entered Cochin state in November 1789 in the course of his conquest of the South and according to K P Padmanabhan Pillai's "History of the Cochin State", Tippu's army reached Thrissur on 14th December 1789........Read the full history under Aboutus