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Sri Lanka Sinhala Family Genealogy

Taldena Family Tree of Uva

According to the Golden Book of India ,a prince who was a descendent of Prince Chandraguptha of India, brought a branch of the sacred bo tree from India to Sri Lanka.

(Sangamitta daughter of Emperor Asoka of India ,brought the branch of bo tree in the year 250 BC  to Sri Lanka.)

A prince of that same family married the sister of King Rajasinghe 1. And their son was Taldena Banda.

 

 Prince of India b approx 1550 + Princess Swarnamati (Sister of King Rajasinghe 1-King of Kandy )(King Rajasinghe 1 , b1544)

 

1  Taldena Banda b1580 approx

    2  Taldena Adigar b1600 approx Adigar and Disawa of Uwa.

      3  Taldena b1630

        4  Taldena b1660

          5  Taldena b1690

            6  Taldena b1720

              7  Taldena b1750

                8  Taldena  b1780

                  9  Taldena Rate Mahatmaya Yatikanda b1805 approx ( Rate Mahatmaya for 20 years.)

                   10  Taldena Samarakoon Jayasundera Guneratne Mudiyanselage Benjamin Banda b26/12/1836 -Rate Mahatmaya Viyaluwa. Residence Badulla.

                      11  Taldena Samarakoon Jayasundera Guneratne Mudiyanselage Charles Banda b11/7/1866 -Residence Badulla.

                      11  Taldena Samarakoon Jayasundera Guneratne Mudiyanselage Fredrick Banda b27/2/1868 -Proctor District Court Badulla.

                         12  George Henry Taldena b approx 1890 (Korala & Planter-Badulla)+Eugine Frances (daughter of Palipane Rate Mahatmaya)

                            13  Henry Taldena b1915 approx +Olga Samarakkody.(daughter of Henry Charles Samarakkody. (See Samarakkody Family Tree 3118.)

                                     14  Lankasa Taldena

                               14  Jayantha Taldena (died unmarried.)

 

Prepared by: Mr Manjula de Livera

E-Mail          : manjuladelivera@yahoo.com.au

Date             : 11th November 2015.

Reference: Golden book of India-ebook

From Golden Book of India -ebook.
TALDENA, Samarakon Jayasundera
Guneratne Mudiyanselage Benjamin
Banda; b. December 26,1836. Belongs
to the Taldena family of Uva, said

to be descended from Prince Chan-
dragupta, one of those who brought
the branch of the sacred Bo Tree from
India to Ceylon. A Prince of this
family married the Princess Swarna-
mati, a sister of Raja Sinha I., King
of Kandy ; his son was Taldena Banda,
and his grandson Taldena was Adigar
and Disawa of Uva. The records of
this distinguished family are singularly
complete, and bring the descent down,
through a long line of high office-
holders, to Taldena Banda, Ratema-
hatmaya of Viyaluwa, father of the
subject of the present notice. Was
Ratemahatmaya of Yatikinda for
twenty years. Residence : Badulla.



TALDENA, Samarakon Jayasundera
Guneratne Mudiyanselage Charles
Banda ; b. July 11, 1866. Is son of

Taldena Samarakon Jayasundera
Guneratne Mudiyanselage Benjamin
Banda, under whose name will be
found some account of the ancient
family of Taldena of Uva. Residence :
Badulla.

TALDENA, Samarakon Jayasundera
Guneratne Mudiyanselage Freder-
ick Banda; b. February 27, 1868.

Belongs to the Taldena Samarakon
Jayasundera Guneratne Mudiyanse-
lage family of Taldena in Uva, which
claims an ancient and distinguished
ancestry.
Is Proctor of the District
Court of Badulla. Residence: Badulla.