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Sri Lanka Sinhalese Family Genealogy

GOONERATNE FAMILY #3174

00  Kukule Korale Mahatmaya (Originally of Welabadapattu, Ratnapura (b approx 1670)+(M1690) lady from Saffragam)

0  Don Domingo Jayathilake Goonaratne Mohandiram of Attapattu (b approx 1692) (M1722 and had 6 daughters and 2 sons.)

1  Clara Gooneratne (M1757)(b approx1726) + Nicholas Dias Abeysinghe Maha Mudaliyar(b1719) (his first marriage)

   2.Don Balthazar Dias Abeysinghe Siriwardene + Maria de Saram (M27/11/1785)

1  Phillipoe de Silva Jayathilake Goonaratne Mudaliyar b approx 1725 +M1751 Juana Dias Abeysinghe (3170)(d of Juan Dias Abeysinghe)(and had 6 sons and 1 daughter)

   2  Juan Abeysiriwardena Gooneratne (alive in 1793) + (1) Catherina Tennakoon

                                                                                                   + (2) Laurensia Wijesinghe

   Don Bastian Jayathileke Gooneratne Attapattu Mudaliyar(b1758 d1812) + Ana Hetroyda Dias Abeysinghe (d/o Nicholas Dias Abeysinghe Amarasekere) (3170)

(Bastian Gooneratne is supposed to have built the Attapattu Walauwa in Galle.)

       3  Goonaratne + Nicholas Dias Abeysinghe Wijewardena b:6/4/1801

         4  Rev Abraham Dias Abeysinghe b approx 1830 Advocate Supreme Court

             5  Eugine Godfred Dias Abeysinghe b1868 Surveyor (STC/Royal) Mudaliyar Bentota

                                                                                                  + (1) d of AJ Perera

                                                                                                  + (2) d of AJ Perera

             5  Abraham Dias Abeysinghe b:1850 Proctor (STC) + d/o ER Goonaratne

                6  Dias Abeysinghe d:1905 Administrative of Police

                    7  Arthur Alfred Dias Abeysinghe b:2/2/1880 Captain Cadet Battalion Ceylon Light Infantry 1903 

   2  Gooneratne

   2  Gooneratne

   2  Gooneratne

   2  Gooneratne

   2  Gooneratne

        3  David Jayathilake Goonaratne Mohotti Mudaliyar + (1) Adriana Gertruda Dias Abeysinghe b:1800 (3170)(d of Don Abraham Dias Abeysinghe)

        3 . 2nd spouse of David Jayathilake Goonaratne Mudaliyar (Mohotti Mudaliyar Galle Kacherie) + (2) Catharina Cecilia Dias Bandaranaike (b:1821) (d/o C Peter Dias Bandaranaike)(his 2nd wife) (1001)

              4  Francis Earnest Jayathilake Goonaratne (Mohotti Mudaliyar of Atapattu appointed 4/8/1881) (m:20/5/1861) + Caroline Dias Abeysinghe  (Residence Galle Thombuwe Walauwwa) (3170) (daughter of Nicholas Dias Abeysinghe)

               4  Edmund Rowland Jayathilake  Gooneratne b:6/5/1845  (STC Mtl) (Asst Govt Agent Matara,Police Magistrate Balapitiya, was appointed Governer Gate & JP in 1896 + M(1) in 1873   Matilda Ilangakoon (d/o JV Ilangakoon) (Acted for Maha Mudaliyar in 1915) He was awarded Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal  (Honorary Secretary of the Pali text Society   Residence Galle) (3169)

                   5  Dr Valantine David Goonaratne b:1874 (STC) (Home Surgeon Galle Hospital) + Clarice de Saram (d/o Peter de Saram)

                   5  Miss Goonaratne + Abraham Dias Abeysinghe b:1850 (3170)

                       6  Dias Abeysinghe (Administrative Police)

                           7  Arthur Alfred Dias Abeysinghe b:2/2/1880

                   5  Goonaratne

                   5  Goonaratne                                                                                                

                   5  Goonaratne

               4  2nd spouse of ERJ Goonaratne + Corneliya Thilakaratne (and had 3 sons and 2 daughters)

                   5  Mark Sigmund Goonaratne b1881(unmarried)

                  5  Eva Tagora Goonaratne + Abraham Dias Abeysinghe (Proctor) b1874

                    6  Bl anche Dias Abeysinghe

                    6 Vernon Dias Abeysinghe + Audry de Livera

                    6  Anula Dias Abeysinghe + Ian Pieris

                    6  Dorathy Dias Abeysinghe + William Dias Bandaranaike

                    6  Roland  Dias Abeysinghe +M(1) Manel Illangakoon

                                                                     +M(2)Gwen Dias Bandaranaike

                   6  Rev Felix Abraham Dias Abeysinghe + May Goonaratne

                   6  Stanley Christopher Dias Abeysinghe + Chandra Keppetipola

 

Also noted:

A) William Goonaratne b approx 1910

        2  Dr Brendon Goonaratne MBBS (Royal)  (b:1938) + Yasmine Dias Bandaranaike (1001)

             3  Channa Goonaratne

             3 Dr  Devika Goonaratne

B) DA Goonaratne + Georgina Caroline de Saram (d/o Hendrick de Saram)

C) Leveris Fonseka Abayasekara Gooneratne Mudaliyar 23/5/1882 Residence Matara

D) Abraham Wijewickrema Goonaratne Mudaliyar 1706

E) Mosses Pieris Gooneratne Mudaliyar of Panadura  b:1862

F) Peter Alfred Goonaratne (s/o Mosses Pieris Gooneratne)               

G) HC Gooneratne  President Village Tribunal Wellaboda Pattu and four Gravets 

 

Reference:

1) Some Sinhalese Families by Sir Paul Pieris

2) 20th Centuary Impressions of Ceylon 

3) Chieftains of Ceylon 

4) Internet      

5) Galle is quiet

Submitted by:

Mr Manjula de Livera

Email: manjuladelivera@yahoo  com  au

Date: 8th February 2013 

Photos:


Edmund Rowland Gooneratne Mudaliyar


Attapattu Walauwwa.(Galle) Built by Bastian Gooneratne.