Sri Lanka Malay Family Genealogy
MISKIN T.J. - Family #229
1 T.J. Miskin + Sarima Ummu
2 Mohammed Jaylan
Thassim Miskin -
(Inspector of Police) (Born 1910- died 1971- Horetuduwa Moratuwa, Sri Lanka) + Sareena Baharan d: 24-Mar
+ Sareena Baharan d: 24-Mar 2006 (230)
Miskin + Tuan Muhara
Hannan - (Journalist/Hotel Manager - Died 1994) (232)
4 Rohan Kuraish Hannan (Data Technologies) + Maureen Cooray
4  Shammi Fazal Hannan
ACIOB, MSc (Project Management) +  Rozaine
5  Jehan Hannan
5  Yohanne Hannan
5  Ashan Hannan
Miskin (CTO – Colombo) + Tuan.Thamim.Sudar
(RMV- Deceased) (234)
4 Shereen Sudar + Mohammed S (Dorai) Faleel (Manager FA Recruiting Agency)
5 Sharwiz Faleel
5 Shazrana Faleel
5 Shazwin Faleel
4 Shiraz Sudar (Golden Chimes) + Ruklanthi Nanayakkara
5 Kevin Sudar
Miskin + Tuan Rahim Miskin
(former Director/ Bang Bang)
Miskin + Rashid Hameen (Gen
Manager/ Thermo Plastics)
5 Tariq Hameen
5 Amrita Hameen
3 Tony Preena Miskin (Uni lecturer/ Company Director) + Jacqueline Fathima Lye (died in Brisbane- 1996) (227) (Australia)
4 Imran Miskin (IT Consultant - Qld. Australia), Post Grad
Dip (Commerce/ Accountancy)
3 Roy Hassen Miskin (Ex. Municipality)
+ Deena Baharan (Hong Kong)-(230)
4 Shehan Miskin, Asst: Manager Hyatt Regency - Singapore
Miskin + Harris Baharan
(Gen. Manager Travels) (230)
4  Rozaine Baharan +  Shammi Fazal Hannan, ACIOB, MSc (Project Management)
5  Jehan Hannan
5  Yohanne Hannan.
5  Ashan Hannan
4 Romaine Baharan (ANZ Bank) + Irfan Hashim (IBM- New
Miskin (formerly- Peoples Bank) + M Lahireen
(Art Director- deceased) (233)
4 Nilesh Rajudin, A.C.M.A - Accountant
3 Rex Hussain Miskin (Partner/ Mainline
Builders) + Irene Bahardeen
4 Romesh Miskin, Banker, Islamic Bank- UAE.
4 Rajeev Miskin
4 Soraya Miskin, Banker HSBC Colombo
3 Leona (Patsy)
Miskin (formerly Bank of Ceylon) + Branudeen
(Branu) Rahim MIM SL (Company Director)
4 Dr Mohamed Reza Rahim, MD (NHS UK) + Nataliya (Natasha) Ananchenka, m:Dec 2006
5 Alexander Deen Rahim, b: Wed Nov 14, 2007 in Australia
3 Terry Moozan Miskin (Asst Bank Manager), A.I.C.M , Export Manager- Sydney + Diana Maimoon Lye (Air lanka)
4 Tazneen Miskin (Company executive), BSc ( Hons) (UK) + Riad Jaffer, Dip.M:- C.I.M ( UK) National Sales Manager
4 Heshan Miskin, Sydney
3 Ramona Miskin + Ronnie Rajudin
(General Manager - Garment industry)
4 Rochelle Rajudin
4 Michelle Rajudin, Banker- HSBC, Colombo
2 M. Amjadeen T. Miskin + ? Mohammed (both deceased)
2 T.A.T. Miskin + name unkown (both deceased)
2 T Hashim T Miskin + Kitchil Miskin (both deceased)
Miskin (Banker/deceased) + Ruweena
4 Tony Miskin
4 Lucky Miskin
4 Deena Miskin
4 Merlyn Miskin
4 Suresh Miskin
4 Shammi Miskin
3 Tuan Rahim Miskin (Former Director/ bang bang) + Zareena
Rashid Hameen (Gen Manager/ Thermo Plastics)
5 Tariq Hameen
Miskin (School Principal) + Fareeda
Mohammed Ali (School Teacher)
4 Girly Miskin
3 Harris Miskin + Ayesha
Miskin (Police)+ Rashida Buhary
3 Tony Miskin + Sulaiha
Miskin + Jareen Muthalip
Miskin + Inaya
4 Suhida Miskin
2 Rayhana Miskin + T.Bagoos. Samath (deceased)
2 Minnie Miskin + T Samath (both deceased)
Tony Preena Miskin is the eldest son of the late Mohammed Jaylan Thassim Miskin and Mrs Sareena Miskin of Horetuduwa Moratuwa.
father MJT Miskin,
was an Inspector of Police who retired as a lecturer of the Police
Training School- Kalutara in 1966. He was
born in 1910 and died in 1971.
mother Sareena is the eldest daughter of Ahamadon Saed Baharan – Police Bandsman
married Jacqueline Fathima Lye ( ANZ Bank - Brisbane ), daughter of Al Haj BMR Lye
(Manager Habib Bank Zurich) and Mrs
Daneen Lye (nee Jumat)
of Nawala in 1975.
died in 1996 in Brisbane, in Queenslandd, Australia when she was just 41 years, and was buried at the Mt
Gravatt Cemetery. Tony’s only son Imran is an Information Technology graduate
of Griffith University in Qld. He is studying for a
Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce, specializing in Professional Accounting at
the University of Queensland.
is a Cambrian and a product of Prince of Wales College – Moratuwa
and the University of Moratuwa (formerly Inst: of Practical
Technology) He is also a Colombo Plan scholar. He proceeded on a 6 year
scholarship to Melbourne Australia, where he successfully qualified as a
Quantity Surveyor at the RMIT University in
Melbourne in 5 years. In his final year he undertook further studies in Project
Management & Building Economics at the University
of Melbourne, Australia.
is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, a Fellow of the
Sri Lanka Institute of Quantity Surveyors, and an Associate of the Royal
Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is also a former Associate of the
Australian Institute of Arbitrators and the Institute of Construction Surveyors
Sri Lanka, Tony worked at the Buildings Department Colombo (former PWD) and
later joined Design Consortium Ltd a leading firm of Architects as a Director.
He was also Managing Director of Miskin &
Partners -a firm of Arbitrators & Quantity Surveyors and also Director of
Project Management Services Ltd, before migrating to Australia in 1991 with his
family. He is the only Sri Lankan to be an active
Director of Architectural, Project Management & Quantity Surveying
Companies, in Colombo.
of his biggest achievements in the construction industry was the Contract
administration & Cost Management of the 5 star Trans Asia Hotel – Colombo
which cost Rs 1.5 Billion in 1984. In the final year
of this prestigous project, he took over the Project
Managers role to finalize the accounts of the 81 separate contracts and resolve
major disputes between the Client and
contractors. He delivered the goods to the clients
was also a practising Arbitrator, and was also
involved in joint Arbitrations with Supreme court Judges,
Justice AC Alles and Justice J Seneviratne.
was a prominent member in Sri Lanka’s construction industry from 1973 to 1991.
is also a former Senior Lecturer of the University of Moratuwa
where he lectured Architectural, Quantity Surveying & Engineering students
for 14 years.
was also a visiting lecturer at the Open University, Institute of Architects,
Institute of Administrative studies Colombo 7, Technical Training Institute Ratmalana and at ICTAD- (Institute for construction,
training & development) - Colombo 7.
is also the author of several Technical papers published in Australia, United
paper titled - “ A glimpse into the History of Sri Lanka “, edited by
Professor Nandasena Mudiyanse
of the Kelaniya University and published in the
Malay Journal- Terang, is perhaps the only attempt by
a Malay to tackle such a subject.
is a pioneer in Quantity Surveying in Sri Lanka and was the General Secretary
and President of the Sri Lankan Institute of Quantity Surveyors for several
Tony played a major role in the establishment of the QS
course at the University of Moratuwa and developed
the curricula for the course jointly with Professor Siri
Caldera, Mr. HD Chandrasena.- Chief QS of the
S.E.C. and two English/U.N consultants.
He also took an active part in Malay Community matters and is the author of the Malay Directory published by the Sri Lanka Malay Association in 1990. He was also the General Secretary of the SLMA and the Vice President of the Malay Club – Padang, Colombo 2.
is a life member of both the SLMA Colombo, and
the Sri Lankan Malay Association of Sydney.- Australia.
the heavy workload, Tony surprisingly found time to be a social worker too, and
was a Mental Health social worker at the Mental hospital Angoda,
and a member of the Sarvodaya
movement for a brief period. In Australia he is an
Honorary Life Governor of the Royal childrens
hospital Melbourne and presently the Overseas Director for the Samanala Childrens Home Balapitiya- Sri Lanka. (a home for
A fact not known to many is that Tony was also a good all-round sportsman . He captained Tennis, Badminton, & Soccer teams in the PWD/Buildings Dept during his younger days and was also Vice captain of the Cricket team in the various Government Services tournaments. He was a member of Queens club ( Tennis ) and is a Life member of Otters Aquatic club- Colombo 7.
He was also a semi finalist in the All Island Badminton tourney for Novices held at the YMCA.-Colombo as a young sportsman. In Australia, he represented the Sri Lanka Club of Victoria in Cricket, and was the Club’s Badminton champion for 5 consecutive years..
Brisbane, Tony is the Managing Director of the
property development company; Peak Property Group Pty Ltd. and Managing Partner
of Miskin & Henny
Partnership – a building firm. Miskin & Henny has Quality Assurance certification AS/NZS ISO-
Property Group is involved in joint venture construction projects with a
Brisbane based property development company, in Australia. Having given up
Quantity Surveying since migration to Brisbane, he is now involved in the more
challenging professions of Project Management and
Property Development.. His son Imran is also a Director of Peak Property Group.
is contemplating semi-retirement, to embark on another favourite
subject close to his heart- to write a Book on “ The history
of the Miskin Family” to some
extent a sequel to the international Book titled- “ The World book
of Miskins “
6th Jan 2003- Brisbane, Qld.
Abdul Hamid Miskin
A.H Miskin was the principal Agent for the Province of UVA for Delmege Forsyth & Co. Ltd: Colombo, who were the sole Agents in Ceylon for distribution of Rice, Sugar, Salt, kerosene & Petroleum products. He also started a transport business by bullock cart for transport of goods from Bandarawela Railway Station to the surrounding estates, gradually plying this system to even Batticaloa through jungle roads. By the time the railways were extended to Badulla he had about 30 double and 16 single bullock carts. As business improved the transporting was done by lorries. He carried on business under the the name styled A.H Miskin &Co;- Forwarding Agents, Contractors and Commision Agents-Badulla/Colombo/&Batticaloa areas (stockist of Coral, Lime, Timber etc;
When his father-in-law Marhoom Mudaliyar A.I Jainu-Deen (J.P. UPM) went to London, Mr Miskin who was the constant advisor was entrusted with supervising and management of his liquid assets and was also appointed as Trustee of the Badulla Jumma Mosque. He was also the only nominated member of the Badulla Urban Council, the chairman being the G.A; Mr R.A.G Festing.
He was the agent for M/s Walker and Greig.
Agent for Delmege and Forsythe - 1930s
Bus and Lorry Transport - 1920-1930s
Lorry Transport 1940's -
D.O.B not known. Died 11.12.1965.
Golden Wedding 22.10.1960. 40th day katham 19.01.1966
Information given by Lani Dain nee Miskin, and Tarik Miskin.
Added by N. Nooranie Juwitha Miskin
"Joe" Miskin received his primary education at Uva College, Badulla. He joined Wesley College, Colombo in 1919 and left 11 years later from the London Matriculation form.
Holder of the A.H de Silva Mathematics prize and a senior prefect in 1930, he was also the captain of the college soccer team 1929-30, the boxing team from 1927-1930 and Ceylon Cadet Battalion.
He joined Shell Co; Ceylon in February 1931 and took early retirement in September 1963. At Shell Co; he was the Accountant in Charge, Cash and Cash Accountancy, Credit Control and Trust Funds. He played soccer and hockey for Shell "A" teams and cricket for the "C"team. He was the President of the Shell Sports Club 1961-62.
For 13 years he was the Hon. Recorder of the Ceylon Amateur Athletic Association and was awarded colours for his service.
1963 he joined the Ceylon Turf Club and left in 1965. .
At Deensland (Uva) Tea Co; Ltd. (Joe's grandfather's estate), he was the Secretary from 1942. Assistant Manager and Director 1965-1967
Sigma (Engineering & Manufacturers Ltd; - Accountant. Date not known.
1982-1983 L'Arc Colombo -Accountant and L'Arc Colombo (Pvt) Ltd - Accountant 1983-
He played soccer and hockey for the Malay Cricket Club.
In 1924 he was the Pin Weight medal holder of the United Services Boxing Association of Ceylon.
Other positions held:
Vice Patron - Ceylon Malay Youth League
President- Malay Progressive Union
President- Kotte Muslim Welfare Association
President- Masjidul Jamiah Java Lane 1972-74
Vice President- Pesetuan Melayu Lankapuri
1—Tunku Miskin Ruboo + Putrie Noorani Ousmand b: circa 1854
2—Abdul Hamid Miskin + Jubaida Jainudeen
3—Tuan Haji Muhammad Johore Miskin 1910-1988 + Nghai Rathna (Rathon) Abbas, d/o Babanoor Abbas and Nona Diwan
4—Tuan Farook Miskin
3—Tuan Ariff (Rumjan) Miskin, JP, b:1913
3—Kitchil Mawol, b:1922
3—Tharik Miskin, b:1934
2—Nona Nooraishi Miskin
2—Nona Laila Miskin