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Sri Lanka Kandyan Sinhalese Family Genealogy

 

MADAWELA - FAMILY #3160

 

1   Herat Mudiyanselage Madawela Basnayake Nilame 1830, Landed Proprietor/ Notary Public 1830 Circa + Ranmenike, daughter of Chandarasekere Gooneratne Tenekoon Herat Mudianselage Banda of Walgama, As per "Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon" By Unwin Brothers Ltd The Gresbam Press, Working & London. p720

 

    2  Hon Godfrey Edward Madawela 1878 -1932 Lawyer/Politician. Ceylonese Legislative 1924-1931 Ceylon State Council 1931-32, Educated at St. Thomas' college Mt Lavinia and Trinity College Kandy. He Donated the  family house and land in Kurinegala to Maliyadeva Maha Vidiyalaya and moved to Madawela estate (Madawela Village) Uhumiya 6 mile off of Negambo road Kurunegala in 1938. Political back- ground and his work is documented in "Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon" p 720
 

        3  Godfrey Madawela + Hilda Ekneligoda (3161)

            4  Gamini Edward Madawela Married Clarice Aluwihare of Beridevala Matale

            4  Nihal Madawela Married Dulice Aluwihare daughter of Claude Aluwihare Maha walluwa Aluwihare.

 

        3  Eva Madawela + Dr Lin Udalagama

        3  Muriel Madawela + Fisher Wanduragala


 

Fifth Generation

Godfrey Ernest Madawela (Bobsy), He donated land to Madawela temple in 1956. + Hilda Eknaligoda of Eknaligoda wallawa

    Gamini Madawela

    Edward Madawela

    Nihal Madawela

Shantha        

Shanthi               

Githal           

Darrel

Roshan         

Yvonne              

Ryan  

 

Sixth Generation

Gayath Errol    

Sachini Nichole          

Gaurav                 

Rajinda

 

 

Dr Pushpananda Madawela (Rev Madawela Punnaji) is a first cousin of Godfrey Madawela. Dr was ordinated as a Buddhist priest by Rev Madihe Pannaseela in 1968 at Sri Vajiragnana Dharmaya Ayathanaya.(Maharagama) Was the High priest in Toronto Maha Viharaya from 1981. Written many books 'Beyond the Horizon of Time' , 'Man, Superman and Beyond', 'Vibhajja vada' and 'Awakaning meditation'.   

 

The House of the Flame Trees "Madawela Mudunhena Walauwa"


     

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Compiled by Githal Madawela

githal3rd@hotmail.com