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Wijeyegunawardena Ge – Family #3165

 

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1   Wijeyegunawardena Ge (Perera)

 

[Is this Perera family descendants of Portuguese and Sinhalese, or Sinhalese that converted to Christianity and were given the name Perera?)

 

(Is it the Palihawadana Family? Which brother? Or is it another Wijegunewardene family)  from Kelaniya area??

 

Father Factor of the British? East India Company  (Family anecdote re. being a Factor: If a ship they took responsibility for sunk before reaching its destination with cargo….this family had to bare the cost by selling some land. If a ship reached its destination they bought land.). Commodities this family dealt with:  spices, salt, cinnamon, coconut, rubber, rice,   …..etc.

 

4  Perera Wijegunawardene (b.1850’s?) Either he was, or his Father was Factor of the British (Dutch?)  East India Company  [Worked with Dutch Previous to this].   Business where bullock carts go and exchange salt for spices. Then spices go on ships to Europe etc.  Business in Pettah and lived in Pettah…..then Horton Place, Cinnamon Gardens, colombo 7.  + Georgiana? Georgina? Silva  (daughter of a coffee merchant aka “Coffee King”. Is she the daughter of Nanayakkarage Don Paulis Silva (1838-1901) that is mentioned in Twentieth Cent. Impr. P.591?? ...not sure at all. Research under way to see if it is).  Supposed to be a daughter of a prominent waluwe family.  Georgina’s father is supposed to have owned the Galle face Green but sold it to asn European gentleman as it was considered bad luck to own bare land by the sea.

[One of the family Cemetaries is Borella Kanatte Cemetary].

[One of the Family Churches: All Saints Catholic Church, Borella: http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2011/07/10/spe05.asp ] 

     5  (Wijegunawardene Ge) Jerome Emelion Perera Wijegunawardene (b.187 ?) (His family lived next door to American Ambassador’s house.  He worked on the survey of Parakrama Samudra with a famous British engineer Henry Parker. He was in the oil milling business (had oil mills and fiber mills). Owned land  (d. 1962?) + Angelina Gunatileke (GUNATILEKE – see Family #3129) She died young, in childbirth.

         6  Claude Perera (never married) died 1980’s?

         6  Emanuel Perera (never married) died 1980’s?

         6  Bernadette Perera (never married) died 1980’s?

                                             

        6  [2] Dorothy Mary Perera + [1[  Percival Vivian  (Perera?) Samarasinghe? b. 1902? Mabole, Wattala  her first cousin (3128)

            7  Son Samarasinghe + Beatrice Blossom Chandrakanthi Jayawardene Family #3002

                8  Anne-Marie

                8  Daughter

                    9 Daughter

                                              

                8  Daughter

                8  Daughter                                                

                8  Daughter

 

             7  2 nd Son J. Emelion Thomas Samarasinghe + Mano Wickremanayaka Seneviratne (a cousin to Beatrice Blossom from the Udunuwara Uralawatte side of the family)

                8  Son

                8  Daughter + name not known

                    9 Son

 

5 John Alfred Perera  M.M. C. (1873-1942) – Famous Lawyer  Dealt with land deeds. [Youngest of the family] Lawyer/Proctor to many Indian Merchants.  He had a large house on Castle Street, Borella. It was converted to a guest house/ hotel in the 1960s called Green Pastures.   +  Florence Perera (1888-1955) of Kotahena, whose father was Proctor Edwin Wilfred Perera 1855-1918 (his sister was Matilda Perera who married De Silva: June Dissanayake’s grandparents) and Florence Perera’s mother was Nancy Fonseka (see below) Florence’s sister married the brother of Stephanie’s father ( a Wanigasooriya  of the Palihawadena Perera clan)

      6 Edward Aloysius  Sylvester Perera   Deputy Prison Superintendant of Ceylon  1918-1991 +  Seetha  (Zitan) Goonetillake/Goonetilleke  1920-1995   (daughter of Luis Goonetilleke; a granddaughter of Muhandiram Goonetileke Zitan's brothers were Lindley and Ned).   See Family #3129)

                      7   P. Perera  (Moved to Scarborough, Ontario in Canada)  +    

                                7   M. Perera  

                                7 J. Perera  (in Canada)

                                7  N. Perera    (in Canada)

                                7 A. Perera  (in Canada)

                                7 M. Perera (in Canada)

 

                      

 

      6  Mary Annette Florence Perera 1906?- 19?? (oldest) +  Stanley Perera  (which Perera family?) 

                7. John Perera

 

      6  Sr. Mary Lydwine Josephine, Mother Superior 1908-1970

      6  Marie Evangeline Juanita (Nita) Perera 1910-1990?  (unmarried)

      6  Mary Magdalene Christophele (Chrissie) Perera 1911-1946 

      6  John Alfred Tarcicius Perera 191?-196? +Clotilda Amparo Joseph

                  7 John

                  7 Richard (died)

                  7 Sydney

      

        6 Marie Frances Therese (Thethe) Perera 191?-19?? Married and divorced.+

        6  Mary Alfreda Bernadette (Cuckoo)  Perera 191?-19??

        6 Margaret Mary Euphemia (Effie) Perera b 1920 Unmarried. Attended Good shepherd Convent Kotahena and St Bridgets  In 2011 she was 91 years old (very spry, and full of life).   at St. Mary’s in Mount Lavinia.

        6 Marissa Katherine (Katie) Mary Perera b 192?  Unmarried.  in England In 2011 she is still living.

       6  Joseph (Joe) William Berchmans Perera 192?-???? + Laurine Casperz  in Canada?

                   7. Anne-Marie

                   7 Christopher (dead)

                   7  Barbara

                   7 Dorothy

                   7 Michael

 

 

 5 Margaret Georgina Wijegunawardene Perera b.187?-1941 [Eldest of the family] Main Wijegunewardene Mansion: Graylands on 98 & 100 Horton Place, (was next to the American Ambassador’s house)  Colombo 7 bequeathed to this sister.  + Gate Mudaliyar James Fonseka Kotte? d. 1934 ( Nancy Fonseka sister of James Fonseka. Brother Edwin Cornelius Fonseka b.1867-1919, Maria Fonseka Lama Eteni mother?  Proctor Edwin Wilfred Perera 1855-1918 husband of Nancy Fonseka….see above). Gate Mudaliyar James Fonseka  was from Kotte. He was the first native printer to the Government of Ceylon (the first Ceylonese Government Printer) and among other things the family business was in printing. 

              6 Baby Margaret Muriel Fonseka 1891-1892

              6  Father Basil Fonseka

 

              6 Stanley (JCS?)  Fonseka d. 1974 + Bastian koralalagey (Koralage?)  Laura Rodrigo from Uswetakeiyawa (near Hendala, Wattala) b.1908? d. 2001  (Her father David Rodrigo + Mary ). Stanley was also Gate Mudaliyar. He was recepient of the Queens Coronation Medal. He was a founder member of the Ceylon Orchid Circle. 

http://www.nation.lk/2007/08/19/eyefea1.htm  Please see this article it also has a write up on the founder members (paragraph 3). His residence was also 'Greylands' number 100 Horton Place a sprawling mansion of nearly 2 acres on Horton Place. The site was divided into 8 very large houses in the late 1950s.

                    7  Tony Fonseka b. 1920’s d. 1980+  Noeline  b.1936? daughter of Donald de Zilwa and Doris Schokman.

                            8 Anil Fonseka b195? +   in Canada?

                            8 Nalin Fonseka + in USA?

                            8 Romesh Fonseka +  Name Not Known

                            8 Suresh Fonseka +  in USA?

 

                    7 Mimi (Mignone) Fonseka b. 1930 + Dr. Cecil  H.Jayamaha  from Pamunugama, d:2014  

                           8  Senal Jayamaha + Janice                                  

                           8  Sargari Jayamaha  + Harindra Perera  (which Perera family?) 

                           8  Rohan Jayamaha  + Nirmali

                          

              6 Joseph Carl Lesley Fonseka + Dulcey  Fonseka (related)    div.      

                   7  Lester Fonseka b. 1930? + Preetheva  (brother is PriyaShanth Fernando

 

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lkawgw/tintagel.htm  http://sundaytimes.lk/040801/plus/1.html Gallery Café, ‘Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo’,  sister is Mihiri Fernando in Australia, who’s husband was the late Dr. Malcolm Fernando)

                            8  Nayantara Fonseka (renowned Sri Lankan fashion designer/interior designer, event organizer…..who owned many hotels including Taru Villas, Tamarind Hills, Lake Lodge, etc.) http://www.taruhotels.com/

 

                           8   Roshanara + Ranjith Page  b. 1959   [owner of Cargills Dept. store chain, Ceylon Theatres, etc. ]

                                      9  Maya Page

                                      9 Viran Kumar Page

 

                   7   Doreen Fonseka (decd) + Kith De Silva 

                           8 Hiranthi de Silva

                           8 Sriyan de Silva

 

7        Neville Fonseka (decd) +  Jean

          8 Mark Fonseka

          8 David Fonseka         

 

4  (Bastian???)  Perera Wijegunawardene +  Wife

 

4  Daughter Perera Wijegunawardene + 

 

4  Daughter Perera Wijegunawardene +    

 

( Family Location: Mutuwal or  Mattackuliya????  Way back.)

 

Research done by:  Anne-Marie Samarasinghe and Vinodh Wickremeratne.

 

 

 

Mansions on Colombo 7 (Horton Place etc.) in the 1800’s etc:  (p.11)  Book: Cinnamon Gardens by Shyam Selvadurai

‘These streets contained…grand mansions…..They were the homes of the best of Ceylonese Society. ……This gentry had attained an affluence they never could have foreseen, through trade….The drawing rooms of these homes were appointed with the very best that Europe had to offer, the finest chandeliers, Waterford Crystal,  curtains from Paris, damask tablecloths,  grand pianos…..

 

http://books.google.ca/books?id=e_12Id0KudIC&pg=PA11&dq=Horton+Place+and+ceylon&hl=en&ei=SDSQTca8McrqgQfx3rDECg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBjge#v=onepage&q=Horton%20Place%20and%20ceylon&f=false

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[Ragama and Kotahena Wijegunewardene families our relatives]

 

1.                              Ceylon: its history, people, commerce, industries and resources

Plâté Limited - 1924 - 207 pages - Snippet view

PERERA, John Alfred— b. Mar. 11, 1875; ed. St. Benedict's and Royal Colls. ; proctor, SC and notary; for many years elected member of the Municipal Council, Colombo, for New Bazaar Ward. PERERA, Paul Hilary, LMS (Ceylon), LRCP, ...

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1.                              Cooperation: its rise and growth in Ceylon

G. I. O. M. Kurukulasuriya, Gregory Ivor Osbert Martin Fernando - 1971 - 320 pages - Snippet view

... the First Co-operative Conference April 1914 President His Excellency Sir Robert Chalmers, KCB, Governor of Ceylon. ... and Mr. John A. Perera, Proctor, Supreme Court - Henaratgoda Co-operative Credit Society Ltd. Mr. JA Wirasinha, ...

 

 

1.                              Riots and martial law in Ceylon, 1915: with a map and illustrations - Page 262

P. Irāman̲ātan̲ - 1916 - 314 pages - Preview

I proposed inviting Mr. Martinus C. Perera to join us. Riot at orandpass. When we were at Mr. Martinus Perera's, Mr. JA Perera and Dr. Rutman, noticing us, stopped their car. Then we agreed that Messrs, de Mel and MC Perera should go ...

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1.                              Yearbook

Ceylon Agricultural Society, C Drieberg - 1914 - Snippet view

Estate, Kandy LB Perera, Merchant, Lanka Villa, Borella AW Perera, 74, Colpetty, Colombo Henry A. Perera, ... Colombo Jerome E. Perera, Mabole, Wattala, RO Jermyn A. Perera, Danawkande Estate, Henaratgoda John Francis Perera, Mudaliyar, ...

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Meaning of Palihawadene/ Palhiyawadena/Paliawadene:  Shield/Mace bearer of the King-    

 

1.                              Glossary of native, foreign, and anglicized words commonly used in ... - Page 43  H.W. Coddrington - 1996

 

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Which Wijegunewardene family is this?

 

William Wijegonewardene, MRCS (England), LRCP (Lond),  b. Sept. 2. 1881  ed. Trinity College, Kandy. Asst. medical officer Lunatic Asylum Colombo 1908. Later at Avisawella and Chillaw since 1923, MO Badulla.

Book ‘Ceylon’  Plate and Co.   p.120

 

Which Wijegunewardene family is this?

 

1.      Ceylon sessional papers: Issue 3

books.google.caCeylon. Pārlimēntuva, Ceylon. Legislative Council, Ceylon. State Council - 1968 - Snippet view

... belonging to L. Perera , Wijegunawardena Arachchi -o the Vidyalankara Sastra Salawa where Dharmaloka Therunanse resides Land purchased by L. Percra Wijegunawardene Arachchi Land of HL Dassanayakc Muhandiram the Vidyalankara Pirivcna ...

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1   Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena

 

    2    (? Father ) Perera Seneviratne Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  Mohandiram Alutkuru Korale      This ancient family is said to have emigrated during the time of the Portuguese occupation from Matale, in the Central Province.  P. 532 Twentieth Cent. Impr. Book.    They were of Kandyan origin, whose ancestors were Mace-bearers (Palhiyawadana) to the Kings of Kandy  Book: Golden Book of India

          3  Abraham Perera Seneviratne Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena (Planter and Estate owner of Colombo  +  daughter of Mohandiram Abeyesinghe (Abeyasingha)  of Alutkuru Korale North.    [One of the family Cemetaries is Borella Kanatte Cemetary].

          

                 4  Daughter  +   Don Charles Richard Siriwardene Wijesinhe,  Mudaliyar Siyane Korale West 1922   (1906 Mohandiram Panadure and Kalutara)….he was born 1866, his father Don Abraham Alexander Wijesinhe Siriwardene,his  gf Mudaliyar Joseph de Silva Wijewickrema Ekanayake (p. 53/54 Chieftains of Ceylon by Van Sanden). His cousins: W.R.H. Wijeyesinhe Mudaliyar Puttalam. J.D.C. Wijeyesinhe, Muhandiram Kurunegala Kachcheri.

 

           ? ??    5  Edna Wijesinghe +  Anthoney Conrad Walwyn Perera Wijegunewardene d. 1982  cousin below 

           

                  4  Henry Aloysius Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  b. 1855-1918   Educated at St. Benedict’s Institute and St. Thomas College.    Gate Mudaliyar, Colombo Mudaliyar and Atapattu Mudaliyar.

 1874, Clerk, Colimbo Kachcheri; 1877 passed Clerical Exam, and transferred to Colonial Secretary’s office;  1879 transferred to the Colombo Kachcheri.  1884 or 1886 appointed Muhandiram, Colombo Kachcheri. 1889 promoted Mudaliyar. 1892 Mudaliyar Colombo Town including Salpiti Korale and Ambatalenpahala. 1908 promoted kachcheri Mudaliyar and Atapattu Mudaliyar, Western Province. 1899 receive a Gold Medal from Government for services rendered in repressing crime in his district. 1903 made Gate Mudaliyar of the Govenor’s gate. 1911 Justice of the Peace, and in 1916 on his retirement was made Justice of the Peace for the Island and presented with another Gold Medal after a period of 43 years service. He was a member of the Excise, Opium, Sanitary and Education Boards and of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society    + Emily Josephine 1872-1940 (Youngest daughter of Paulus  Gomis Abeyasinghe Weerakoon Basnayake, Mudaliyar of the Guards, Colombo. + Dona Johanna Abeysekere died 1910, gf Don Johannes Tilekeratne Abeysekere of Dematagoda. Paulus G. Abeysinghe’s paternal ancestors were Simon GA and his paternal ancestor was Marthelis GA.)  Residence: Palhiyawadana Wasala Walauwa at Kotahena.  He was a wealthy land owner. Member of the Catholic Union.  (p.532 Twentieth Century Impressions).     Lived at Wasala Walauwe in Kotahena . He had 16 children.   

He, with 3 other possible relatives, donated bells of Sr. Lucia’s Cathedral (shipped from a foundry in Marseilles (France) in the SS Himalaya and were transported to the cathedral on the 5th of November 1903)  http://wijitha.blogspot.com/2006/07/bells-of-st-lucias-cathedral.html

                          ( Emily Josephine  daughter of Gomis Mudaliyar of Malwatte Walauwa, Grandpass, Colombo which was one of the mansions of Commander Pieter Sluyskan retired Dutch Govenor of Surat. This mansion was one of the country seats of Governor North.  (p. 92/93 Chieftains of Ceylon by Van Sanden.   Her brother: Simon Gomis Abeysinghe. )

           

           5  Hilda (oldest )  +   Sam E. Perera, Mudaliyar Alutkuru Korale South    1st cousin. Arthur’s brother

                               6  E W Merrick Perera d 1993   Inherited Palihawadene Wassala Walauwe?   + Phyllis Weerasekere (Dadayakkara Walawuwa-Kadawatha)

                             7  Garmini died young

                             7 Son  died  (drowned)

                             7 Srikanthi  inherited the walauwe  + Lucian Wijetunge   Australia

                                     8  Nel   (Nellie)

                                     8 Shehara + Patrick (Caucasian in Australia)                       

                       

         5  Henry Joseph Maurice Perera  S. A.  Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena, b. 1892-1963  Mudaliyar  Syane Korale West. 1912  Extra Clerk, Colombo Kachcheri. 1917 Muhandiram, Ambatalenpahala and acted for Colombo Mudaliyar; 1927 Mudaliyar, Siyane Korale West; 1928 appointed Inquirer into sudden deaths. 1934 J.P., U.P.M. for Colombo and Negambo districts. He is also Unofficial Visitor, Government Dispensaries, Syane Korale West and Gampaha Hospital; Probation officer, Gampaha and Colombo; Member, District Agricultural Committee and Chairman, Divisional Agricultural Association.    (p. 26/53/54 Chieftains of Ceylon by Van Sanden)  +   Mary TRISSETTE Clemence  Perera 1906 - 1998 ?? (2nd  cousin)   From which Perera family?   (Her siblings: Algie Perera, Police, Ozzy Perera, Aloy Perera, Hazel+ ) 

                              

                                  6  General Dennis Perera Wijegunewardene [now aged about 80] Army Commander. (?)

                                         7  Khavan Perera, Director of the failed Golden Key card Co. (?) ]

                             

                                    6 Eilis   +  H. Emo Wickremeratne 1917 - 1975  from Galle (son of HARRY Edward Wickremeratne and Lucy Perera ?)

                                         7   Christopher  + Jackie from England

                                         7 Hiromi + Lakdasa Abeykoon  2nd cousin below.

                                         7 John + Mirani

                                         7 Dilkushni  + Ruwan Wirasinha                      

                      

        5  Anthoney ConradWalwyn Perera Wijegunewardene d. 1982+ Edna Wijesinghe (cousin)

                            6   Damascene Lawyer

                            6 Valerine  + Lakshman Dissanayake ( her relation)

                       6  Corine (unmarried)

                       6 Lester + Nalini Samarasinghe  (which Samarasinghe family?)    

                       

       5  Joseph Dodwell Clyde ( J.D.C.)  Perera  S. A.  Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena b. 1902-1970  Muhandiram Siyane Korale East (1923 entered Govt service and promoted to present office 1929.)  +  Mavis Edna Clarice Pieries Gunasekera (a relative) b. 1911-1997 daughter of BERTRAM James Peiries (18??-1957)  of Layards Broadway and Malwatte Walauwwa-Grandpass & Clarice Abeysekere (1886-1976)  of Dematagoda Walawuwa.. [wife’s gf and ggf are Gate Mudaliyar J.A. Abeyasekera, Mudaliyar Colombo and Panditasekera, Mudaliyar Salpiti Korale (p. 51 Chieftains of Ceylon by Van Sanden)]. Mavis’ sister  Gwendoline Faith Pieries Gunasekera 1910-1986 (Gunatilake Family # 3129) 

                                                 

                        6 Trevor Joseph Bertram Perera  1934+  married and divorced Yvonne Gomis Abeysinghe Jayewardene  (his relative)

                                    7 Prince Perera  b.1961 + Esther Gomis A. Jayewardene (1st cousin. Mother’s brother’s daughter) his 2nd marriage (1st wife Kalyani. D.

                                           8 Dulan Perera 

                                    7 Yohan b. 1963   

                           6 Rita Malkanthi Perera b. 1940 + Terence Marceline de Silva of Galle (b. 1934- 1994)

                                             7  Roshni Priyanthi Anne de Silva b. 1963  + Huzzie?

                                        7  Ranjith Desmond Leo de Silva  b. 1959

                                              8. Rojith Desmond June de Silva b. 1988

                                                   8  Romina Natalie Anne de Silva October 1990 

                                        7 Gishan Joseph Terence b.1967 + Sujeewa Mary Pieris b. 1965 (of Moratuwa)

                                           8 Andrea Gishani Rebecca b.2002

                                           8 Thashani Elisa b.2004

                

       5  ADELAIDE Evira ? Josephine Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena d1955  + Charles AUSTIN Bernard Wanigasooriya d 1954 Lawyer  Owned Sanchi arachchi gardens ie. where the Courts are. (His brother Wanigasooriya married Aunty Effie’s mother sister….Nancy Perera’s sister from Wijegunewardene Ge family ; another brother never married but wealthy. Lissy married a Dr. Goonesekere. Lissy’s daughter is Princy Goonesekera + Raja de Alwis the ˝ bother of Eric Perera  below]  

                      6  Margurite  Wanigasooriya + Aloysius Goonesekere. 1st husband  +  Fernando 2nd husband

                               7 llewelyn (1st Marriage)

                               7 Shirani  (2nd Marriage)

                               7   Luxhman (2nd Marriage)

                              7  Sharmain (2nd Marriage)

                               7  Jerome (2nd Marriage)

                      6 Henry  (Sonny)  Wanigasooriya (Musician) +  Lela

                             7  Nimal

                             7 Hyacynth

                             7 Angela

                             7 Lalith

                             7

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                      6 Marcus  Wanigasooriya  not married

                      6 Ramsay Wanigasooriya not married

6        Stephanie Wanigasooriya b.1929   + Eric Perera (1916-2006) in Agriculture Dept What Perera Family did he come from??  (Father: Don Abraham Perera from Kotahena worked at Municipality + Agnes,  brother was Hector C. Perera famous Vet,  brother Eustace Perera in Sales, brother Lawrence Perera about 60 years ago came to Canada. This is a different Perera family than the Palihawadene. Agnes also married a De Alwis ? son Raja De Alwis, ) 

                         7 Antoinette (Dilrukshi) Perera + Noel Ramalingam   (in Canada)

                                8  Dinal  age 27 @ 2011

                                8 Kristina  age 21

                         7 Angela + Sunil Ranasinghe    (in Canada) 

                               8  Shanil Ranasinghe

                               8 Zara Dharmasena

                  

  5  Lesley Perera  S. A.  Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena   + Topsy Pereira d1989 (burger)

                      6 Melville +

                           7  Simone

                      6 Desmond + Marcy

                            7 Lisa

                             7 Anouk

                      6 Diedre Anee d 1949  died as baby

 

                     

  5  Sreeda Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena +  Herbert Edward Perera  b. 1889 ( H.E. Perera) President Village Tribunals Kalutara and Panadura Totamune.  1916 Muhandiram Hewagama Korale; 1925 promoted to Village Tribunals.  What Perera Family did he come from?? 1st cousin                                             

                          6  Loretta Perera   + Artie (Arther) N de Zilva Wijewardene (Proctor)  

                                 7 Shantilal +

                                       8.

                           6 Maxwell   +

                                 Adopted 2 children

                    

    5  Girtie  Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena +  Harry  Gomis Abeysinghe

                            No birth children together.   Adopted a girl  Lalitha 

                         [ Harry’s children from previous marriage

                             6  Elmo Gomis Abeysinghe  + Dorothy 

                                  7  Priyani  + Claude Halpe

                                     8 daughter

                                      8 Son

                              6 daughter

                              6 Daughter + Samarasinghe ]

 

                  

     5  Evelyn Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena + Arthur Perera   What Perera Family?  1st cousin *

                             6 Marci (Bandsman)  manager of a band ‘Spitfires’ +  (Daisy) Irugalbandara  from Kotahena

                             6 Velda + Gaston Jayewardene (Laywer)  Hikkaduwa d. 2006

                             6 Maureen  + Ottey Abeykoon   2nd ? cousin below

                             6 Edorie.  she was unmarried

 

   5  Herbert Annesly? Anthony? Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena 1906 -  1921  died young

 

   5  NITA Catherine Adelaide Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena 1907 – 1965 + SAMUEL Peter  Jayawardhana  1896 -  1970  (father Peter + Sophia Maria Ameresekera Wirasinha/Weerasinghe, his father Alexander + , his father Don Bastian Boodagamage  Jayawardhana + Dona Ana m.1777 who was sent to Mauritius with Ehelepola. Don Bastion had 2 families one in Mauritius. Mudaliyar? Don Bastian’s brother Don William? Don Bastian’s father: Don Johannes Appohamy)  [more info with Justin Jayewardhana great, grandson of Arther Jayawardhana, who is the bother of Alexander    from the South (Galle/Matara)  ancesters came  is a village in the hamlet of Galhena off Beruwala

[is this Don Bastian same as: DON BASTIAN  JAYAWARDHANA OF ATADAHEWATTA WALAUWA IN KATHALUWA AHANGAMA.]

                      

                       6   LINUS Everard Samuel Jayawardhana 1942 -  1981 (single) 

                            6  Fr. Brian/Bryan Jayawardhana  (in Canada). 

 

5  Emil Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena (not married) deceased

 

5  Hency Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  1908-1957+ Kitty (Katherine?   Her  1st marriage to  ?   Their daughter Charmaine  Solomons the cookbook writer)

6 Tony  lives in Australia 

 

5   Hugh Perera + Prinzy Perera   What Perera Family?

 

     6  Anula (Deceased - Wilpaththu terrorist bombing) + Chandi Asirwatham (Deceased - Wilpaththu terrorist bombing)

         7  Dinesh + Shaline

       8  Sashya

    7  Anukshi (whole family is in Canada) + Yohan Wijeyawickrema

        8  Daughter – Amaya

        8  Trishane

        8  Daughter - ?

 

     6  Sweenitha + Ranjith Jinadasa

          7  Nishan (Unmarried)

         7  Dhanushki (Unmarried)

 

     6  Lucky (Luxmie? – Her name is Lucky) + Mohan Jayasuriya

         7  Ashani + David Ferdinand

         7  Iromica + Sakuntha Amarasekere

         7  Naren

         7  Yohan (Unmarried)

 

      6  Ramani + Bandunath Ubayatilaka

         7  Natasha + Mathew Smith

             8  Mason

         7  Daughter – Ayesha (Unmarried)

 

  5  J. Douglas  Perera   b. 1916-200?  + Doris d. 2010 ?

                             6.  Milroy Perera   b. 1945 + Yolande Wickremeratne

 

   5  Mohandiram E Paul Perera d 1951   

 

   5  G J Albert Perera 1982  ????)

 

 

 4  ?? Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  +  Wife

 

        5  Sam E. Perera, Mudaliyar Alutkuru Korale South    + Hilda (oldest daughter of Henry Aloysius Perera  Above)   1st cousin above.

 

        5  Arthur Perera +  Evelyn Perera  (daughter of Henry Aloysius Perera  Above)   1st cousin above.

  ???? 5  Herbert Edward Perera  b. 1889 ( H.E. Perera) President Village Tribunals Kalutara and Panadura Totamune.  1916 Muhandiram Hewagama Korale; 1925 promoted to Village Tribunals + Sreeda Perera  S. A. Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  1st cousin above.

 

4 ?? Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  +  Wife

       5 

 

4 ?? Sister Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  +  Husband

       5 

 

    4  Philip Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena (aka Philip Perera Mudaliyar…..from an ancient Vellala Sinhalese family, immigrated from Matale, during the Portuguese occupation)  Lived at Wasala Walauwa Salpiti Korale.  The Walawwa, Kesbewa?? Born: Colombo 1851.  Educated at St. Benedict’s institution, Kotahena  and Colombo Academy (now Royal College).  1871 entered the Control Department of the Military Establishment at Colombo. In 1873 worked as translator to the Colombo Kachcheri. In 1885 appointed as Mohandiram of Salpiti Korale. In 1892 was promoted to Mudaliyar of Salpiti Korale. 1893-1905, he was Deputy Fiscal of the same district. 1897 Acting Atapattu Mudaliyar. In 1897 he received a Gold Medal from the Ceylon Government for meritorious services. In 1902 he was conferred the high lank of Mudaliyar of the Governor’s Gate. He was a wealthy landed proprietor, owning coconut estates in the Colombo and Kalutara districts. He was given medals and other awards for exhibiting fruits and other products.    1882 married Clementina Matilda (only daughter of John Henry Corea Abeyekoon, Justice of the Peace and Mohandiram of Kalutara). Ref:  Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon by Arnold Wright 

 

                   5  Daughter + Joseph Peter Fernando (son of Manuel Joseph Fernando landed proprietor and peace officer of Chilaw). His town residence: Sandringham House. He was a landed proprietor and arrack renter and store owner, coroner p.744 Twentieth Cent.Imp. book.

                   5  Roland Perera ,  a Catholic Priest.                   

                   5   Hector  Perera Seneviratne Abeyesinghe Palhiyawadena Wijeyegunawardena  + Rae Pieries Gunasekera  1911?-1996 Sister Mavis Pieries Gunasekera + Joseph Dodwell Clyde Perera S.A. Palhiyawadena, and Gwendoline Faith Pieries Gunasekera + Dr. Edmund Lionel Wickremeratne ( see Gunatilake Family # 3129).  (This was Rae’s 1st husband).

                                6 Nimal

        

                     5   Beatrice  +  Theodore Abayakoon from Ranchuwate (Ranchu ate) Walauwa in Agalawatte in the Kalutara District.  (her 1st cousin)  His father was Mudliyar John Abayakoon, grandfather Muhandiram John Henry Corea Abayakoon (same as above).

                             6   Dawn Abayakoon d. 2002  +  Conrad d.1996 ( son of Aloysius Gunatileke  +  Daughter of Mr. Gomis Abeysinghe)  Gunatilake Family # 3129

                           7  Rohan + Suwandi Kotalawala

                           7  Nihal + Theja

                           7  Ramani + Jerry

                           7  Sweenitha + Nimal Soysa

 

 

                             6  Watson/ Watsy Abayakoon   1924?-1971 + Kumari Siriwardene 1930-79  Gunatilake Family # 3129, Samarasinghe Family # 3142.

                                7  Ajantha Abeykoon 1949-1996  + (husband #1 name not known. Div.),  husband #2 name not known

                                     8  daughter Name not known

                                     8  Name not known

                                7  Rohini Abayakoon b. 1953+ Senaka Niyangoda

                                     8  Suren Bandara Niyangoda  b1974

                                     8  Lakshan Bandara Niyangoda b 1978

                                     8  Rukshani Sanjeewani Kumari Niyangoda  b 1979

 

                                7  Sobithe Abayakoon b 1959 + Anita Herath

                                     8  Salinda b 31 Jul 1984

                                     8  Thanusha b 1 Feb 1987

8        Shalina b 20 Dec 1989

                       6  Henry  [Otley (Autie)] Bonnoe Abayakoon +  Maureen  cousin above.

                                7  Lakdasa Abayakoon +  Hiromi Wickremeratne (cousin above. Daughter of H. Emo Wickremeratne &

                       6  Lynette Abayakoon +  Jayawardene  (Which Jayawardene family?)

                       6  Morry Abayakoon

                       6  Dona Mavis Beatrice Feelics Abayakoon  (c. Aug 23/2007) + Victor Wijewickrema Samarakone (Retired Range Forest Officer)

                                 (7 Sisira ?)

                                 7 Indrani

                                 7 Nanda  (US)

                                 7 Gamini (Businessman)

                                 7 Nirmal (Retired Range Forest Officer)

                                 7 Anoma (Agamathie Balika Panadura)

               MRS DONA MAVIS BEATRICE FEELICS WIJEWICKREMA SAMARAKONE (nee Abeyakone), mother-in-law of Pamala (United States), Indu Renuka (St. Anthony Boys’ School of Panadura) and Lalantha (Associated Motorways Co.), grandmother of Nirmani Tharaka, Senali, Lasani, Denise, Don, Roger and Paul.

                       6  Rexie Abayakoon + Miss D'Alwis

                       6 BONNIE Phillip Roland Abayakoon (22 Jan 1922- 18 Oct 1986) + THERESA Lucille Abeysekere (now 81) [daughter of Dr. and Mrs. D C E P Abeysekere of Kandy].

                            7   Niranjali b 24 Feb 1953 m Eric Basnayake (Judge)

                            7   Lathike

                            7  Dinusha + Abeysundere

                            7 Dulanga

 

        [ ??  Victor Emanuel Abayakoon  Is this the brother of  above Abayakoon from Ranchu ate Walauwe?? 1922 President Village Tribunals Hewagam Korale. 1902 Clerk Colombo Kachcheri. 1913 Muhandiram Alutkuru Korale.  [Van Sanden book ‘Chieftains of Ceylon’ p. 44  Br. Albert Charles Polydore Abaykoon Mudaliyar Rayigam Korale. His f. John Abeykoon Mudaliyar Pasdun Korale and Wallawiti Korale, oriental scholar and journalist.  Gf.- J.C.C Abayakoon, Mudaliyar Kalutara and Panadure Tots. G-gf – D.P.C. (DCP?) Abeykoon Mudaliyar Pasdun Korale and Wallawiti Korale] [p.72 mentions father’s 2nd gff? Don Daniel de Silva Amaraweera Abeysiri Gunawardana, Mudaliyar Wellaboda Pattu, and father’s ‘u’?  Dona Catherine de Saa Siriwardena Manamperi Wijesundera of Ranchu ate walauwa.  See the book ‘Some Sinhalese Families’ re. de Saa Siriwardenea Manamperi Wijesundera] + Daughter Of Senerat Mudelige Joseph David Perera  Mudaliyar Talpe Patu]  

           

            

 

 

 

 

 

Research done by:  Anne-Marie Samarasinghe and Vinodh Wickremeratne.

 

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Need to verify where  the following  fits (Is it this Palihawadana Family?) 

                  

 1. Palihawadene Aratchigey Christina Perera   + Bastiankorallagey Juan Rodrigo (son of Davit Rodrigo aka Kahene Seeya, grandson of Isaac Rodrigo, and great grandson of B. Bastian Rodrigo)  (p. 648-651 Twentieth Century Impressions book)

 

                 2.   Bastiankorallagey Jaconis Rodrigo b. approx. 1805? + Suraweera Aratchigey Dona Helena (also see Jayewardene Family #  3002      re Suraweera Aratchigey member)

                       3.  Bastiankorallagey Johannes Rodrigo Weeresinghe Goonewardene, b. 183? Mohandiram  Mohandiram, Fiscal’s Officer, Vidane Aratchi, Registrar of births, Marriages and deaths; division officer, inquirer into crimes and sudden deaths in his district. And Moopoo of the Roman Catholic churches of Uswetekeiyawe and Nyacakande. + Halehapperumegey Lucia Fonseka Goonesekere (eldest daughter of Hendrick Fonseka Goonesekere (Peace Officer, Hendella Peruve) and Agida Fonseka

                                   4. Bastiankorallagey James Aurelieus Rodrigo Weeresinghe Goonewardene b. 1862  (Known as J. A. Rodrigo).   Educated at St. Benedict’s Institute.  Officiated for his father in various capacities, then became a general merchant and planter.  Subsequently he joined Messrs. Don Joseph, Don Paul, and A.J. Perera (a firm engaged in farming the govt. arrack rents. See p. 651 Twentieth Cent. Imp.) He owned extensive coconut, cinnamon, paddy estates in Kurunegala, chilaw, puttulam, hendella,..and elsewhere)  +  Dona Theodora (eldest daughter of D.Don Hendrick and Bastiankorallagey M. Rodrigo; sister of Messrs. Don Joseph and Don Paul of Boditiya in Pamunugame).  Villa Theodora, Hendella, n Alutkuru Korale South is his residence.

                                            5. Son

                                            5. Son

                                            5. Son  died 1897

                                            5. daughter

                                            5. daughter

 

 

1. Palihawadana Aratchigey Perera

                          5. Palihawadana Aratchigey Francis  Perera  from  Veliveriya (Journal of the Royal Sanitary InstituteVol. 61  p. 93. 1941. Exams etc.).

 

 

 

Who are these people and where do they fit???

 

              

 

 

In another grave

 

Arthur H P Jayewardene d 3 May 1951

Gloria Jayewardene 5 dec 1913 - 8 Nov 2008  no idea

 

In another grave

 

Richard Frank Perera Jayewardene 26 Oct 1898 - 9 Apr 1958 (to be verified whether he fits to our areas)

 

1.                              A voyage round the world

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In 1825, Eyhelepola, the late Prime Minister to the last King,twas brought, with
two convicts, two women, and one child, to the Mauritius, by Don William,
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Paulus Gomis Abeyasinghe 1831-1890? + Dona Johanna Abeysekere of Dematagoda (daughter of Don Johannes Tilekeratne Abeyesekere.

      Had 4 daughters  (and 1 son).

1) Sister Anne Johanna + Charles Emanuel Peiries Senanayake

    

 

1) Emily Josephine 1872-1940 + Henry Aloysius Palihawadene Perera

   

 

1)  Mary (Meraya) Regina + John Philip Simon  Pieries Gunasekere

 

1)  Jane Agnus + George Emanuel Perera Wijegunewardene (Muhandiram living in Alwis Place, Dehiwela)

 

1) John Gerrard Gomis Abeyasinghe, b. 1864-1945  Basnayaka Mudaliyar circa 1890.  + Matilda Herat, 2nd wife Pauline Herat (2 sisters).  [Yagabamunu Herat's from the Kegalle area.]

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??????    June Dissanayake? Staying at St. Mary’s Seniors/Elders home in Mount Lavinia

(How she is related to the Palihawadene Perera family)

 

      4 sisters

1) Sister + Pieris

 2Son

  3 Daughter  + Wijeyekoon

      4Alberta Wijeyekoon (Matale)  +  Lambert de silva  (Wijewardene?)  colombo (His mother:  Matilda Perera. Matilda’s brother was Proctor Edwin Wilfred Perera 1855-1918 of Kotahena. Aunty Effie’s maternal grandfather.  )

         5 June (De Silva) +  Dissanayaka. 

 

1) Sister + Palihawadene Perera

    2 Son

       3 Daughter or son?

         4 Mother

             5  Stephanie Wanigasooriya.

 

1)  Sister

 

1)  Sister

 

‘June's connection is most likely....Mary Regina G -A's husband Simon Pieries, is June's direct grand uncle or great grand uncle....and Mary Regina's sister Emily Josephine's grand daughter is Stephnie..’

Vinodh

 

 

 

 

 

0 Don Bastian Boodagamage Jayawardhana + Dona Ana m 1777

 

    00 Don Johannes Appohamy  [ancesters from the South (Galle/Matara) , from a village in the hamlet of Galhena off Beruwala

 

     1  Don Bastian  Jayawardhana  OF ATADAHEWATTA WALAUWA IN KATHALUWA AHANGAMA who was sent to Mauritius to be interpreter of Prison and of  Ehelepola. 

( had 2 families, 1 in Mauritius, one in Ceylon).  After coming back from Mauritius, made Mudaliyar of Galle district, Hubantota, Ragam pattu, and gangaboda pattu (In book by Holmaan) + subsequent to 1828 married daughter of Mudaliyar Karunaratne of Kumbalwella, Galle *in All Saints Anglican church. (their descendants inter married from the Obeysekera family of Kathaluwa, Ahangama). Brother William married the other daughter of Mudaliyar Karunaratne.

           2  Don Arthur Karunanayake  Jayawardene - b. 1893 Mudaliar bentota and wallalawity korale in galle district. Mudaliyar Wellaboda pattu, Katcheri Mudaliyar and 1st interpreter of Galle Katchcheri, Atapattu Mudaliyar in Galle + Mimmi Obeysekera

                      3   Gate Mudaliyar Harry Obeysekera Karunanayake Jayawardene + Miss Padma Obeysekera

                      3 Clara  + Mr. Dassanaike

                      3 Abraham + Jane Mahawalatenne Kumarahamy (2nd d, M. Ratemahatmaya and Kumarihami of M. Walauwe in Balangoda…sister of Mr. |Bandaranayake;s mother)

                     3   Sophy + Mr. Eknelligoda

                     3  Aslin  + Mr.Sempo S. Obeysekera

               ( more  info with Justin Jayewardhana great, grandson of Arther Jayawardhana)

           2 Mary +

           2 Victoria +

           2 Alexander (Buddhist) +

                    3 Peter + Sophia Maria Ameresekera Wirasinha/Weerasinghe

                           4  Neddie

                           4 Lilian

                           4 Wilmot

                           4 Edward

                           4 Letitia

                           4 SAMUEL Peter  Jayawardhana  1896 -  1970   +

                           4 Bertram

                           4 Frederick

                            4 Lena

                     3 Abraham Buddhist priest

                     3 Edwin

                     3 Susan

                     3 Ellen

                     3 Julia + Rev. Pinto Jayawardene

                           4 Lila + R.S. Mendis (teaching at St. Thomas College)

                           4 Fitzroy would be about 100 + Miss Alles

                           4 Hutchison +

                           4 Siri + Mr. Ahangama

                           4 Cerdic + Rani

                           4 Queenie + Rienzi Alles 

 

 

           2 Enias

           2 Catherine

 

 

1        Don William   in Mautsubsequent to 1828  2 daughters of Mudaliar Karunaratne of Kumbalwella, Galle *in All Saints Anglican church  (their descendants inter married from the Obeysekera family of Kathaluwa, Ahangama).

 

Research done by:  Anne-Marie Samarasinghe with the help of Father Brian Jayawardhana.

 

 

 

 

Mansions on Colombo 7 (Horton Place etc.) in the 1800’s etc:  (p.11)  Book: Cinnamon Gardens by Shyam Selvadurai

‘These streets contained…grand mansions…..They were the homes of the best of Ceylonese Society. ……This gentry had attained an affluence they never could have foreseen, through trade….The drawing rooms of these homes were appointed with the very best that Europe had to offer, the finest chandeliers, Waterford Crystal,  curtains from Paris, damask tablecloths,  grand pianos…..

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[Ragama and Kotahena Wijegunewardene families our relatives]

 

1.     Ceylon: its history, people, commerce, industries and resources

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PERERA, John Alfred— b. Mar. 11, 1875; ed. St. Benedict's and Royal Colls. ; proctor, SC and notary; for many years elected member of the Municipal Council, Colombo, for New Bazaar Ward. PERERA, Paul Hilary, LMS (Ceylon), LRCP, ...

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1.     Cooperation: its rise and growth in Ceylon

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... the First Co-operative Conference April 1914 President His Excellency Sir Robert Chalmers, KCB, Governor of Ceylon. ... and Mr. John A. Perera, Proctor, Supreme Court - Henaratgoda Co-operative Credit Society Ltd. Mr. JA Wirasinha, ...

 

 

1.     Riots and martial law in Ceylon, 1915: with a map and illustrations - Page 262

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I proposed inviting Mr. Martinus C. Perera to join us. Riot at orandpass. When we were at Mr. Martinus Perera's, Mr. JA Perera and Dr. Rutman, noticing us, stopped their car. Then we agreed that Messrs, de Mel and MC Perera should go ...

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1.     Yearbook

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Estate, Kandy LB Perera, Merchant, Lanka Villa, Borella AW Perera, 74, Colpetty, Colombo Henry A. Perera, ... Colombo Jerome E. Perera, Mabole, Wattala, RO Jermyn A. Perera, Danawkande Estate, Henaratgoda John Francis Perera, Mudaliyar, ...

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Meaning of Palihawadene/ Palhiyawadena/Paliawadene:  Shield/Mace bearer of the King-     

 

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Book:  Ceylon, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources. by Plate and Co.

William Wijegoonewardene born 02 Sept 1881 was a Doctor of Medicine trained in England.

 

Which Palihawadana family are these?

 

Books:  Ferguson’s Ceylon Directory,  book by John M. Senaveratna mentions a Vijayarajah Palihawadana (P.270), 

A gazetteer of the Central Province of Ceylon (excluding Walapane)  Archibald Campbell Lawrie.   P.410 (Udupama Palihawadana Rala ) and other pages

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William Wijegonewardene, MRCS (England), LRCP (Lond),  b. Sept. 2. 1881  ed. Trinity College, Kandy. Asst. medical officer Lunatic Asylum Colombo 1908. Later at Avisawella and Chillaw since 1923, MO Badulla.

Book ‘Ceylon’  Plate and Co.   p.120

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Which Palihawadana family is this?

1.     Ceylon, the Portuguese era: being a history of the island for the ...: Volume 1

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Allowing the unusually long period of 50 years to a generation, his grand-father , the Palihawadana Mantri, Mampe Rala, ... The grant proceeds to say that the village was from ancient times the praveni of Mampe Wijayaraja Palihawadana ...

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Book:  A critical and documented review of The Tudugala family by J. H. O. Paulusz, retired govt. archivist .  Author?Editor? J. Dias Abeyesinghe

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 Book:  Ceylon, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources. by Plate and Co.

William Wijegoonewardene born 02 Sept 1881 was a Doctor of Medicine trained in England.

 

William Wijegonewardene, MRCS (England), LRCP (Lond),  b. Sept. 2. 1881  ed. Trinity College, Kandy. Asst. medical officer Lunatic Asylum Colombo 1908. Later at Avisawella and Chillaw since 1923, MO Badulla.

Book ‘Ceylon’  Plate and Co.   p.120

 

 

Which Palihawadana family is this?

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Allowing the unusually long period of 50 years to a generation, his grand-father , the Palihawadana Mantri, Mampe Rala, ... The grant proceeds to say that the village was from ancient times the praveni of Mampe Wijayaraja Palihawadana ...

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