War elephants figured in historic battles by Dominicus Corea against Portuguese
A family that transitioned from warriors to agriculturalists
To become a diverse family,
active in many walks of life
C. V. S. ('SID') COREA
CHARLES EDGAR ('C.E.') COREA
DON HENRI RICHARD ATTYGALLE COREA
DON JAMES RANDUNNA COREA
HARINDRA JAYANTHA COREA
J.C. AELIAN COREA
SIR GEORGE CLAUDE STANLEY COREA
S.C. SHIRLEY COREA
VERNON COREA
VICTOR COREA
DR. GAMANI COREA
JAMES EDWARD COREA
PERCIVAL ALLAN COREA
JAMES ABRAHAM COREA
JAMES ALFRED ERNEST COREA
JAMES ALFRED COREA
The Corea Family
 
Profiles

Profiles of Members of the Corea Family

The only qualification required to be listed in these pages, is that a person must either have Corea family blood (not necessarily the Corea name), or be the spouse of one who meets that requirement. In this section, we have listed all profiles of members of the family received by the website ADMIN team (some of which are in the process of being completed). More profiles are to be added.

Please check back from time to time, since we will continue to add more information and material after due verification.

 
ACLAND COREA

ACLAND COREA was one of ten children born to James Edward Corea and Frances Terentia Ameresekera. His father was Gate Mudaliyar of Chilaw. Acla...

View Profile
 
ADELINE COREA (NEE AMARASEKERA)

ADELINE BEATRICE LUCY AMARASEKERA was  born on the 9th of June 1876 to Conrad Amarasekera, a Crown Proctor practicing in the courts of Kurunega...

View Profile
 
 
AELIAN COREA

J. C. AELIAN COREA was born in 1904 to Gate Mudaliyar James Edward Corea and his wife Frances Eleanor Terentia Ameresekera. He was one of ten childr...

View Profile
 
ALFRED WINDSOR COREA

ALFRED WINDSOR COREA was the son of George Corea who was a teacher at the Colombo Academy (now Royal College Colombo). His mother was a Miss Perera ...

View Profile
 
 
AMYBELLE COREA

CHARLOTTE VALERIE AMYBELLE COREA received her secondary education at Bishop’s College, Colombo and CMS Ladies’ College, Colombo. She was...

View Profile
 
ARIEL COREA

ARIEL COREA was a daughter of Gate Mudaliyar J. E. Corea and Frances Ameresekera. She grew up in Chilaw. Ariel was considered a talented cook and us...

View Profile
 
 
ASHLEY COREA

ASHLEY COREA was born in Kurana, Negombo on the 1st of July 1896. His parents were Alfred Windsor Corea and Sarah Herath. He had three brothers (Per...

View Profile
 
BERTRAM COREA

BERTRAM COREA was the second son of Dr. J. A. E. Corea and his first wife Letitia Seneviratne. He was born and brought up in Chilaw with his ol...

View Profile
 
 
CANON IVAN COREA

REVEREND CANON IVAN COREA was born on the 20th of May 1902 in Chilaw, Sri Lanka, to Dr. James Alfred Ernest Corea and his wife Letitia Seneviratne. ...

View Profile
 
CHAMPIKA COREA (NEE PERERA)

CHAMPIKA COREA (NEE PERERA) is the wife of Viran Corea. She is an Attorney-at-Law and Notary Public practicing in Colombo, Sri Lanka. After passing ...

View Profile
 
 
CHARIN COREA

CHARIN COREA is the son of Ivan and Charika Corea. He was born in London in the United Kingdom. He has created history by being the only Corea ...

View Profile
 
CHARLES EDGAR (“C. E.”) COREA

CHARLES EDGAR COREA (C. E. Corea) was born in Chilaw on the 16th of October 1866, to Charles Edward Bandaranaike Corea, a prominent lawyer and his w...

View Profile
 
 
CHONIRA DE MEL (NEE ATURUPANE)

CHONIRA ENUSHKA ATURUPANE (daughter of Chrystabelle and Herbert Aturupane) was born in Chilaw, Sri Lanka on the 8th of September 1969. Her siblings ...

View Profile
 
CHRYSTABELLE ATURUPANE (NEE COREA)

CHRYSTABELLE EUPHELIA ATURUPANE was born on the 5th of March 1935, to Ashley Winfield Corea and his wife, Ena Merlin Corea. She has five sisters (Sa...

View Profile
 
 
CLAIRE COREA (NEE DE ALWIS)

CLAIRE MAUDE COREA was the youngest of five siblings, born on the 8th of October 1917 to Mudaliyar Gerry De Alwis and his wife Alice, who was a Ms. ...

View Profile
 
DEVA COREA

DON DEVADUNNA RICHARD COREA (or Deva to those who know him), is the son of Henri and Claire Corea and was born on the 25th of December 1944. He marr...

View Profile
 
 
DILHANI COREA

DILHANI ROSHNI COREA is the second daughter of Sangabo and Flora Corea. She has two sisters, Ramani and Sharmini and a brother, Sanjeeva. Dilhani st...

View Profile
 
DOMINICUS COREA (EDIRIMANASURIYA EDIRILLA RALA OR EDIRILLA BANDARA)

Dominicus Corea was the son of Jeronimo Corea the `Interpreter and Colombo Aratchi’ to the King of Kotte, Don Juan Dharmapala. His mother wa...

View Profile
 
 
DR. C. V. S. (‘SID’) COREA

CHARLES VICTOR SIDHARTHA COREA (‘Sid’), was a pioneer of Homoeopathy in Sri Lanka, responsible for pursuing the establishment of Homoeop...

View Profile
 
DR. EUGENE COREA

ROBERT TREUTAND EUGENE ALEXANDER COREA is a Medical Doctor. He is the son of Charles Alfred Ernest Corea and Lilian Wilhemin Patricia Corea (nee Sam...

View Profile
 
 
DR. GAMANI COREA

DESHAMANYA DR. GAMANI COREA was one of Sri Lanka's most prominent international civil servants and a renowned economist. His notable career and cont...

View Profile
 
DR. J. A. E. COREA

DOCTOR JAMES ALFRED ERNEST was the son of Charles Edward Bandaranayake Corea and his wife  Henrietta Seneviratne. Born in Chilaw in 1870, he ha...

View Profile
 
 
DR. TANYA EKANAYAKA

DR. TANYA EKANAYAKA (Tanya Nissani Ilangakkone Ekanayaka) is counted among Sri Lanka's most distinguished, award winning and internationally acclaim...

View Profile
 
EDWARD COREA

EDWARD COREA was a son of Gate Mudaliyar James Edward Corea and his wife Frances Eleanor Terentia Ameresekera. He grew up in Chilaw and became ...

View Profile
 
 
EMILY COREA

EMILY COREA is the youngest child and only daughter of Vernon Corea (Jnr) and Fidelma Hegarty. Her siblings are Rohan and Mark. She is currently in ...

View Profile
 
ENA COREA

ENA MERLIN COREA was born on 7th February 1909, to Jumeaux Arthur  Christofell  Corea and Adeline Beatrice Lucy Amaresekera of Fairlyn Chi...

View Profile
 
 
ERNEST COREA

ERNEST COREA was one of Sri Lanka’s distinguished diplomats, who was awarded the Deshabandu Class 1 National Day honour for meritorious diplom...

View Profile
 
ERNEST NIHAL BERTRAND COREA

ERNEST NIHAL BERTRAND COREA was born in 1933 to Bertram Corea and Renee Wijewardene. He was a journalist by profession. His father was a lawyer, and...

View Profile
 
 
EUGENIE ATTYGALLE-COREA

EUGENIE SARA MATILDA ATTYGALLE COREA was the third daughter of Dr. John Attygalle and Charlotte Karunaratne. Her father was the first Sinhalese to s...

View Profile
 
FIDELMA COREA (NEE HEGARTY)

FIDELMA COREA (NEE HEGARTY) is the wife of Vernon Corea (Jnr), son of Vernon Corea (Snr) and Monica De Silva. Fidelma was born in Donegal, Ireland a...

View Profile
 
 
FRANCES ELEANOR TERENTIA COREA (NEE AMERESEKERA)

FRANCES COREA (NEE AMERESEKERA) was a daughter of Don Conrad Ameresekera, who was a Proctor of the Supreme Court of Kurunegala. According to family ...

View Profile
 
GATE MUDALIYAR JAMES EDWARD COREA

GATE MUDALIYAR JAMES EDWARD COREA was born on the 2nd of December 1865 and was the eldest child of Mudaliyar Johannes Christoffel Corea and Sop...

View Profile
 
 
GWENDOLINE COREA

GWENDOLINE COREA was the only daughter of Dr. James Alfred Ernest Corea and his first wife Letitia Seneviratne. She grew up with her brothers, ...

View Profile
 
HARINDRA COREA

HARINDRA JAYANTHA COREA (4th March 1936 - 21st October 2005), attended S. Thomas College Preparatory School, Bandarawela, Ceylon and St. Paul's Scho...

View Profile
 
 
HARINDRINI COREA

HARINDRINI SAVITHRI COREA currently practices law in Colombo, Sri Lanka after admission to the Bar. She is a graduate of the University of London, h...

View Profile
 
HARINLAL ATURUPANE

GEHAN HARINLAL ARJUNA ATURUPANE (son of Chrystabelle and Herbert Aturupane), was born in the Mcleod Hospital in Innuvil, Jaffna on the 1st of July 1...

View Profile
 
 
HARISCHANDRA COREA

HARISCHANDRA COREA was the eldest son of Vernon and Monica Corea. Harischandra was born in Badulla, Sri Lanka, in 1954. Tragically, he died a y...

View Profile
 
HAROLD HERAT

JAMES EDWARD HAROLD HERAT was born on 10th November 1930, the youngest son of Dr. Albert Herat and Dagmar Herat. He hailed from aristocracy, from b...

View Profile
 
 
HARSHA ATURUPANE

DILSHAN HARSHA CHITRARANJAN ATURUPANE (son of Chrystabelle and Herbert Aturupane) was born in Colombo on the 14th of July 1961. His siblings are Har...

View Profile
 
HENRI COREA

DON HENRI RICHARD ATTYGALLE COREA or Henri Corea as he was best known, was the Founder President of the Edirimana Corea Family Union (ECFU). He real...

View Profile
 
 
HERBERT ATURUPANE

GEORGE FRANCIS HERBERT ATURUPANE (husband of Chrystabelle Aturupane) was born at Wanduragala in the Kurunegala District on the 29th of January 1929....

View Profile
 
ILONA COREA

ILONA KUELI COREA was the first-born of Henri and Claire Corea.  Born on the 11th of May 1940, she received her education at Good Shepherd...

View Profile
 
 
INDRA WANIGASEKERA

INDRA WANIGASEKERA was the daughter of Colin and Letitia De Silva (nee Corea). She had one brother, Clifford. Her Corea heritage comes from her mate...

View Profile
 
IVAN COREA

IVAN COREA is the eldest son of Vernon and Monica Corea. He was born in Colombo, Ceylon, now Sri Lanka. He was educated at S. Thomas' Preparatory Sc...

View Profile
 
 
JAMES ABRAHAM COREA

JAMES ABRAHAM COREA was the youngest son of Mudaliyar Johannes Christoffel Corea and Sophia Ameresekera. His father was the Mudaliyar of Chilaw. He ...

View Profile
 
JUMEAUX COREA

JUMEAUX ARTHUR CHRISTOFELL COREA was born in 1874, to Mudaliyar Christofell Corea of Karukkuwa Walauwe, Madampe and his wife, Sophie Amarasekera. He...

View Profile
 
 
LETITIA COREA (NEE SENEVIRATNE)

LETITIA GRACE ALICE SENEVIRATNE COREA was the wife of Dr.  J. A. E. Corea. She was born into the very ancient Seneviratne family, whose paterna...

View Profile
 
MAHIMAN SIVASUNDARAM

MAHIMAN SIVASUNDARAM (husband of Sashika Corea-Mahiman), received his secondary education at Belvoir College International, Colombo where he excelle...

View Profile
 
 
MARK COREA

MARK DESMOND COREA is the middle child of Vernon Corea (Jnr) and Fidelma Hegarty. His siblings are Rohan and Emily. He received his primary educatio...

View Profile
 
MAYADUNNE COREA (JNR)

MAYADUNNE COREA (JNR) is a lawyer, who holds the rank of Deputy Solicitor General at the Attorney General's Department of Sri Lanka. He possesses a ...

View Profile
 
 
MAYADUNNE COREA (SNR)

MAYADUNNE SRIMEVAN SEBASTIAN EDIRIMANA COREA was the son of Russel and Ernestine Corea. He was born on the 16th of September 1931. Completing his ed...

View Profile
 
MUDALIYAR HENRY RICHARD COREA

HENRY RICHARD COREA was a proprietory planter and Mudaliyar of the Alut Kuru Korale. He married Cornelia Wilhelmina Perera. They had four children, ...

View Profile
 
 
MUDALIYAR JAMES ALFRED COREA

JAMES ALFRED COREA (Mudaliyar) was a proprietory planter, who was appointed Mohandiram of Madampe (Pitigalkorale Central) in 1899. Born at Negombo o...

View Profile
 
MUDALIYAR JOHANNES CHRISTOFFEL COREA

JOHANNES CHRISTOFFEL COREA (Mudaliyar) was the only son of Abraham Corea and Eleanor Dias-Abeysinghe. His father was Mohandiram of the Chilaw Distri...

View Profile
 
 
NIHAL COREA

RODNEY DENZIL NIHAL COREA (popularly known as NIHAL COREA) was a professional musician, particularly distinguished in his mastery of pianoforte. His...

View Profile
 
NORMAN COREA

NORMAN COREA was born to Victor Corea and Sita De Alwis. He was a talented musician and could play the violin and piano. A violin music teacher by p...

View Profile
 
 
OUIDA COREA

OUIDA COREA was part of a large family of ten children, born in Chilaw. Her father was Gate Mudaliyar James Edward Corea, and her mother was Terenti...

View Profile
 
OUIDA COREA-WICKRAMARATNE

OUIDA COREA is the only daughter of Vernon and Monica Corea. She was brought up in Colombo, with her two older brothers Vernon (Jr) and Ivan. S...

View Profile
 
 
PATRICIA ABAYASEKERA (NEE COREA)

PATRICIA NIRMALIE ERIN ABAYASEKERA ("PATSY") is the daughter of Charles Alfred Ernest Corea and Lilian Wilhelmina Patricia Corea (nee Samarasekera)....

View Profile
 
PERCIVAL COREA

PERCIVAL ALLAN COREA was the second of four sons born to Johannes Christoffel Corea, who was Mudaliyar of the Chilaw District, and Sophia Amereseker...

View Profile
 
 
PRIYANTHA COREA

PRIYANTHA COREA, the younger son of Mayadunne (Snr) and Rita Corea has served the national carrier, Air Lanka as part of the cabin crew, where he wa...

View Profile
 
PROF RANDUNNA COREA

DON JAMES RANDUNNA COREA was the eldest son of Henri and Claire Corea. Born on the of 30th August 1941, he was the second in a family of six childre...

View Profile
 
 
RAMANI WAGISWARA (NEE COREA)

RAMANI DUSHYANTHI VICTORINE COREA is the eldest daughter of Sangabo and Flora Corea. She has two sisters, Dilhani and Sharmini and a younger brot...

View Profile
 
RANJINI COREA (NEE WICKREMASINGHE)

RANJINI COREA (NEE WICKREMASINGHE) was the wife of broadcaster, Vijaya Corea and the daughter of Edward Wickremasinghe and Muriel Wickremasinghe (Ne...

View Profile
 
 
RANMALI CLAIRE AMARASEKERA (NEE COREA)

RANMALI CLAIRE AMARASEKERA (NEE COREA) was born on the 7th of June 1949, to Henri and Claire Corea. The fifth of six children, her siblings wer...

View Profile
 
RITA COREA (NEE GOONERATNE)

AUDREY IRIS RITA GOONERATNE, married the late Mayadunne Corea (Snr) and is the mother of Sharmila Perera (Nee Corea), Mayadunne ...

View Profile
 
 
ROHAN COREA

ROHAN COREA is the eldest son of Vernon Corea (Jnr) and Fidelma Hegarty and lives in the United Kingdom. His siblings are Mark and Emily. He attende...

View Profile
 
SANJEEVA COREA

SANJEEVA VICTOR COREA is the youngest of four siblings, born to Sangabo and Flora Corea. Sanjeeva received his secondary education at S. Thomas' Pr...

View Profile
 
 
SARAH COREA (NEE HERATH)

SARAH COREA was the wife of Alfred Windsor Corea. She was the daughter of Rev. Herath of the Anglican Church. She married Alfred Windsor Corea, who ...

View Profile
 
SASHIKA COREA-MAHIMAN

SASHIKA COREA-MAHIMAN was educated at CMS Ladies’ College, Colombo and gained entrance to the Arts Faculty of the University of Kelaniya where...

View Profile
 
 
SHANTI PERERA

SHANTI PERERA is a founder member of the ECFU, who served as Hony Treasurer for a period of 15 years, during the tenures of Henri Corea, Ernie Cor...

View Profile
 
SHARMILA PERERA (NEE COREA)

SHARMILA PERERA (NEE COREA) is the firstborn child of Mayadunne (Snr) and Rita Corea. She is a Senior Research Officer at National Aquatic Reso...

View Profile
 
 
SHARMINI JAYEWARDENE (NEE COREA)

SHARMINI DILRUKSHI COREA-JAYEWARDENE is the youngest of the three daughters of Sangabo and Flora Corea. Her siblings are sisters, Ramani and Dilhani...

View Profile
 
SHIRLEY COREA

SRIKUMARADAS CHARLES SHIRLEY COREA was born on 7th of March 1906 in Chilaw, Sri Lanka to Charles Edgar Corea and Muriel May Seneviratne. His sibling...

View Profile
 
 
SIMON COREA NAVARATNA BANDARA

SIMON COREA NAVARATNA BANDARA – DISAWE OF SATH KORALE, KOTTE AND SITAWAKA Simon Corea was the younger brother of Dominicus Corea.  They...

View Profile
 
SIR CLAUDE (G. C. S.) COREA

SIR GEORGE CLAUDE STANLEY COREA (G. C. S. Corea), entered politics and the State Council in 1931. He served as Minister of Home Affairs - State Coun...

View Profile
 
 
SIVA OBEYESEKERE

DESHAMANYA SIVAGAMIE VERINA OBEYESEKERE (Siva Obeyesekere as she is popularly known), was born to Charlotte Valorie Amybelle Corea and Lois Robert C...

View Profile
 
SRI SANGABO COREA

SRI SANGABO COREA the son of Charles Edward Victor Senewiratne Corea and Vivienne, is the seventh in a family of 6 girls and 2 boys. He was born in ...

View Profile
 
 
SRIMANI DASSENAIKE

SRIMANI DASSENAIKE was born on 12th December 1926 at Nattandiya, to Charlotte Valerie Amybelle Corea and Lois Robert Clifton Dassenaike. Her yo...

View Profile
 
STANLEY COREA

EDWARD STANLEY TARRANT COREA was one of ten children born to Gate Mudaliyar James Edward Corea and his wife, Frances Eleanor Terentia Ameresekera. H...

View Profile
 
 
UTTUM COREA

UTTUM COREA is the Director General of the National Strategy Office in the Office of the President of Botswana. He is the former Senior Partner of P...

View Profile
 
VERNON COREA (JNR)

VERNON COREA (JNR) is the second son of Vernon and Monica Corea and was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He attended S. Thomas’ Preparatory School ...

View Profile
 
 
VERNON COREA (SNR)

VERNON COREA (SNR) was a legendary broadcaster who was born in Kurana, Katunayake in 1927. He was the eldest son of the Reverend Canon Ivan and Ouid...

View Profile
 
VICTOR COREA

CHARLES EDWARD VICTOR SENEWIRATNE COREA, was the youngest in a family of three boys and two girls. He was born on the 29th of January 1897, to Henri...

View Profile
 
 
VIJAYA COREA

VIJAYA COREA is a renowned Broadcaster, Compere and Media Personality in Sri Lanka. Educated at S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, Vijaya Core...

View Profile
 
VIRAN COREA

VIRAN COREA is a practicing Attorney-at-Law in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  He read for his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and Master of Laws (LL.M) degrees a...

View Profile
 
 
YASMINE SAMARASINGHE

YASMINE SAMARASINGHE is an interior designer by profession, and the daughter of Gamini Samarasinghe and Kerstin Samarasinghe (Nee Johansson). He...

View Profile
 
 
t shirt printing machine eco solvent printer cheap tshirt printing machine Flatbed Printer UV Flatbed Printer t shirt printing machine price
Home | Family History | Profiles | Family Tree | Glossary | Gallery | ECFU | Disclaimer | Bibliography | Contact us