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List of Congregation Members who contributed towards purchase of land for Colombo Grand Mosque in 1855

compiled by Muhammad Sameer bin Haji Ismail Effendi bin Sahib Dorai, ex Managing Trustee of the Maradana Mosque

# Name

Sterling

P - S - D

1 Ahmed Lebbe Hassen Meera Lebbe, commonly known as Ahamed Lebbe Tamby or Marikar. Great-Grand Uncle of WM Hassim JP 73 - 0 - 0
2 Slema (Suleiman) Lebbe naina Marikar, uncle of Naina Marikar Hajiar 5 - 0 - 0
3 Hadji Marikar Meera Lebbe Marikar 5 - 0 - 0
4 Ibrahim Lebbe Aboobucker Lebbe Marikar 3 - 0 - 0
5 Seyyed Meera Lebbe Packeer Tamby 2 - 0 - 0
6 Kaseem Bhai Muhammad Ismail 2 - 0 - 0
7 Naina Marikar Sulaiman Lebbe 2 - 0 - 0
8 Cunji Marikar Cader Mohideen Saibo 2 - 0 - 0
9 Sinne Lebbe Saibo 2 - 0 - 0
10 Idroos Lebbe Shamsi Lebbe 2 - 0 - 0
11 Usooboo (Usuf) Lebbe Idroos Lebbe Marikar. Donated immovableproperty to Grand Mosque. father of ILM Noordeen Hajiar and ILMH Mohideen Hajiar, who were Trustees of the Grand Mosque. Mohideen, at his cost, built an extension to the Mosque which was known as "Mohideen Hajiar Building" in 1895/1897. In 1900, Noordeen Hajiar, at his own expense, built the Madrasathul Hameedia School. He also built at his own cost another building at Hultsdorf Street on his own land and donated it to the Madrasah. He managed the school and financed it, the public too contributing a small sum. His son, Haji Jalaldeen Noordeen, was also Trustee of the Mosque. Haji Ghouse Mohideen, son of Mohideen Hajiar, was the Trustee in the late nineteen sixties. 2 - 0 - 0
12 Oduma (Uthman) Lebbe Marikar Sultan Marikar 2 - 0 - 0
13 Sinne Tamby Avoo Lebbe Marikar 2 - 0 - 0
14 Ahamed Lebbe Meera Lebbe Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
15 Usooboo (Usuf) Lebbe Omer Lebbe Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
16 Segu (Sheikh) Lebbe Hadji Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
17 Saibo Doray Hassen Meera Lebbe 1 - 0 - 0
18 Naina Lebbe Mohammed Tamby 1 - 0 - 0
19 Meera Lebbe Marikar Periya Tamby 1 - 0 - 0
20 Kamaldeen Madar 1 - 0 - 0
21 Ahmed Lebbe Marikar Naina Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
22 Seema Lebbe Sheikhady (Sheikh Abdul Qadir) Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
23 Katu Bawa Madena Marikar, Grandfather of CLM Saleem Hajiar 1 - 0 - 0
24 Madena Marikar'sshop subscription 1 - 0 - 0
25 Haji Marikar Packeer Bawa 1 - 0 - 0
26 Kappodear (Kappal Odeyar) Lebbe Avoo Lebbe Marikar, great grandfather of MHM Dhahlan, brother of KL Cassim Lebbe Marikar & KL Segu (Sheikh) Lebbe. He had no sons. His oldest daughter's grandson is MHM Dhahlan. KL Segu Lebbe's descendants are M Jabir A Cader MP, SDHM Yusuf, MM Saleem, Dhaneena Zaheed (wife of Proctor NM Zaheed), ARM Basheer. KL Segu Lebbe was the father of Omer Lebbe - Colombo Mapulla of 45 Church Street, Galle 1 - 0 - 0
27 Ahmed Lebbe Marikar Lebbena Marikar 1 - 0 - 0
28 Loothando Madar Saibo 0 - 10 - 0
29 Muhammad Lebbe Marikar Slema (Sulaiman) Lebbe, father of SL Naina Marikar Hajiar & SL Haji Muhammad. Paternal grandfather of Noor Naima Lady Macan Markar 0 - 10 - 0
30 Saibo Mapulle Sulaiman Lebbe 0 - 10 - 0
31 Isaboo Constable Sesma (Sheikh Ismail) Lebbe 0 - 10 - 0
32 Muhammad Tamby Assen Lebbe 0 - 10 - 0
33 Ahmed Lebbe Marikar Oduma Lebbe Marikar 0 - 10 - 0
34 Kalingu Rawther Mohideen Pitche 0 - 2 - 0

Above table has been obtained from the collection of documents of Muhammad Sameer, Great Grandson of Kappodear Lebbe Cassim Lebbe Marikar referred to in item #26 above.

1960

By Deed No. 8545 dated 1-11-1855 of John Driebergs, NP bought for the extension of the New Moor Street burial ground the back land of Omer Lebbe Marikar Uduma (Othman) Lebbe Marikar for Sterling Pounds 130 0s 0d. He contributed Sterling Pouinds 73 and the balance was collected from the congregation