Sri Lanka Malay Family Genealogy
MISKIN T.J. - Family #229
1 T.J. Miskin + Sarima Ummu
Mohammed Jaylan Thassim Miskin - (Inspector of Police)
(Born 1910- died 1971- Horetuduwa Moratuwa,
d: 24-Mar 2006
+ Sareena Baharan d: 24-Mar 2006 (230)
Fareena Miskin + Tuan Muhara
Hannan - (Journalist/Hotel Manager - Died
Rohan Kuraish Hannan (Data
Technologies) + Maureen Cooray
 Shammi Fazal Hannan ACIOB, MSc (Project Management) +  Rozaine Baharan (230)
 Jehan Hannan
 Yohanne Hannan
 Ashan Hannan
Razeena Miskin (CTO – Colombo) + Tuan.Thamim.Sudar
4 Shereen Sudar + Mohammed S (Dorai) Faleel (Manager FA Recruiting Agency)
5 Sharwiz Faleel
5 Shazrana Faleel
5 Shazwin Faleel
Shiraz Sudar (Golden Chimes) + Ruklanthi
Zareena Miskin + Tuan Rahim Miskin (former Director/ Bang Bang)
Shyamala Miskin + Rashid Hameen (Gen Manager/ Thermo Plastics)
Tony Preena Miskin (Uni lecturer/ Company Director) + Jacqueline Fathima
Lye (died in Brisbane- 1996) (227) (Australia)
Imran Miskin (IT Consultant - Qld. Australia),
Post Grad Dip (Commerce/ Accountancy)
Roy Hassen Miskin (Ex. Municipality) + Deena Baharan (Hong Kong)-(230)
4 Shehan Miskin, Asst: Manager Hyatt Regency - Singapore
Mareena Miskin + Harris Baharan (Gen. Manager Travels)
4  Rozaine Baharan +  Shammi Fazal Hannan, ACIOB, MSc (Project Management)
 Jehan Hannan
 Yohanne Hannan.
 Ashan Hannan
Romaine Baharan (ANZ Bank) + Irfan Hashim
(IBM- New Zealand)
Ramina Miskin (formerly- Peoples Bank) + M Lahireen Rajudin
(Art Director- deceased)
4 Nilesh Rajudin, A.C.M.A - Accountant
Rex Hussain Miskin (Partner/ Mainline Builders) + Irene Bahardeen
4 Romesh Miskin, Banker, Islamic Bank- UAE.
4 Soraya Miskin, Banker HSBC Colombo
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
4 Dinesh Rezwan Rahim, BSc Econ & Management, Investment Advisor
4 Rozanna Shemara Rahim, Banker
Terry Moozan Miskin (Asst Bank
Export Manager- Sydney + Diana Maimoon Lye
4 Tazneen Miskin (Company executive), BSc ( Hons) (UK) + Riad Jaffer, Dip.M:- C.I.M ( UK) National Sales Manager
4 Heshan Miskin, Sydney
Ramona Miskin + Ronnie Rajudin (General
Manager - Garment industry)
4 Michelle Rajudin, Banker- HSBC, Colombo
2 M. Amjadeen T. Miskin + ? Mohammed (both deceased)
2 T.A.T. Miskin + name unkown (both deceased)
T Hashim T Miskin + Kitchil Miskin (both deceased)
Nazeer Miskin (Banker/deceased)
+ Ruweena Casseer
Tuan Rahim Miskin (Former Director/ bang bang) + Zareena Miskin
Shyamala Miskin + Rashid Hameen (Gen Manager/ Thermo Plastics)
Nizam Miskin (School Principal) + Fareeda Mohammed Ali (School Teacher)
Harris Miskin + Ayesha
Fareen Miskin (Police)+ Rashida Buhary
Tony Miskin + Sulaiha
Jeeran Miskin + Jareen Muthalip
Sabry Miskin + Inaya
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.
Tony’s 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.
Tony’s mother Sareena is the eldest daughter
of Ahamadon Saed Baharan – Police Bandsman
Tony married Jacqueline Fathima Lye ( ANZ
Bank - Brisbane ), daughter of Al Haj BMR Lye (Manager Habib Bank Zurich) and
Daneen Lye (nee Jumat) of Nawala in 1975.
Jacqueline 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
Tony 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.
He 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 London
In 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.
One 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
Tony was also a practising Arbitrator, and
was also involved in joint Arbitrations with Supreme court Judges, Justice AC
Alles and Justice J Seneviratne.
Tony was a prominent member in Sri Lanka’s
construction industry from 1973 to 1991.
He is also a former Senior Lecturer of the
University of Moratuwa where he lectured Architectural, Quantity Surveying &
Engineering students for 14 years.
Tony 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.
He is also the author of several Technical
papers published in Australia, United Kingdom,
One 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.
Tony 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 years
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.
He is a life member of both the SLMA
Colombo, and the Sri Lankan Malay Association of Sydney.- Australia.
Amidst 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 orphans)
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..
In 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- 9002:1994.
Peak 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.
Tony 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.