Karava Mudaliyars and Muhandirams during the British Period.

Hon. Governor North employed a member of the Karava caste, one of the two main casts, as the chief secretary in the years 1797 – 1815.
(Voyages & Travels to Ceylon, India – Valentia Vol 1 p 303)

Hon. Robert Brownrigg presented Johannes de Fonseka, Mudaliyar Kalutara Totamune, and a grand son of Don Michael de Fonseka, Adikaram, with gold medals on the 21st of November 1819 for distinguished services rendered.
(Letter of Prof. J S A Fernando)


Karava Mudliyars (Titular) and Mudaliyars of the Governor’s Gate

Juvanis de Silva Jayasinghe, Mudaliyar  Moratuwa
Andris Perera Abaya Karunaratna Dissanayake, Mudaliyar Panadura
Mututantrige Seimon Fernando Sri Chandrasekera Mudaliyar of the Governor’s Gate Panadura
H. S. de Fonseka, Mudaliyar Colombo
A. W. Nandias Jayasuriya, Mudaliyar Matara
Romanis Peiris Varnakulasuriya Gunawardene, Mudaliyar Gorakapola
Simon Perera Goonewardene, Mudaliyar Galle

Karava Titular Muhandirams

Johannes Mendis Jayawardene Manukulasuriya Wijeratna Rajawasala (1867) Moratuwa
Joseph Fernando Senaratne Moratuwa
Abaran Warnakulasuriya, Patagatim Gampola
Velun Fernando Seneviratna Kadirana
Alexander Mendis Jayawardene Moratuwa
Daniel Kaitan Fernando Jayawardene Maggona
David S. Peiris Warnakulasuriya Panadura
Edward Peiris Colombo
Isaac Rodrigo Jayawardene Samarasinghe Panadura

Karava Other Mudaliyars

Maha Marakkala Kurukulasuriya Anthony Perera Jayasinghe Abaya Gunatileke 
                                Wickremasuriya Karunaratna, Tolka Mudaliyar (Translator)
Colombo Courts
Janoris de Soyza Wijesundera Jayawrdene, Schroff Mudaliyar Colombo
Wannakuwatte Don Petrus Perera Wijekula Seneviratne Patagatim, Mudiyanse  Modera, Colombo
S. M. Fernando, Kacheri Mudaliyar Kurunegala
Kurukulasuriya Silvester Perera, Tolka Mudliyar (Translator) Hambantota
A. Jayawikreme, Schroff Mudaliyar Galle
Titus A. Peiris, Kacheri Mudaliyar Kalutara

Karava Korale and Pattuwe Mudaliyars

Francisco de Fonseka, Patagatim Mudiyanse, 1797 Kalutara Totamuna
B. Peduru Mendis Gunatileke Seneviratne, Patagatim Mudiyanse, 1797 Moratuwa
Johannes Fernando Mihindukulasuriya Weerasinghe, Mudaliyar, 1815 Negombo
Constantine Perera Weerasuriya, Thanapathi Mudaliyar, 1815 Galle
Arasakula Wijesuriya Silvester Perera Tilekeratne, Mudaliyar, 1815 Colombo
Thomas D’Andrado, Mudaliyar, 1827 Colombo
Cornelis da Saa Abeysekera, Mudaliyar, 1827 Wellabada Pattuwa Gandara
Johannes de Fonseka, Mudaliyar, 1819  Kalutara
Manuel de Fonseka Wijetunge Samaranayake, Mudaliyar, 1835 Kalutara & Panadura Totamune
Kurukulasuriya Alexander Abeysinghe Dharmaratna, Mudaliyar, 1837 Mt. Lavinia, Moratuwa and Panadura
Varnakula Aditya Francisco Lowe, Mudaliyar, 1837 Pitigal Korale South
Varnakula Aditya Arasa Nilayitta Don Thomas Andradi Gravets Mudaliyar, 1837 Colombo
Selestinu de Fonseka, Mudaliyar  Kalutara Totamuna
Varnakula Aditya Arasa Nilayitta Anthony de Rowel, Mudaliyar Pitigal Korale North
Weerasuriya Jayatileke, 1st Mudaliyar of the Lascorins  
Varnakula Aditya Alvinu Lowe, Mudaliyar Pitigal Korale South
Kurukulasuriya Gabrial Fernando Keerthisinghe, Mudaliyar Aluthkuru Korale
Pandiwita Rate Mahattaya Pandiwita, Matale
Christian de Silva Jayasuriya, Mudaliyar Magampattuwa
J. K. F Kurukulasuriya Keerthisinghe, Mudaliyar Puttalam Pattuwa
K. Weeraratna, Mudaliyar Matara
Varnakulasuriya Wijeratne Peduru Fernando, Gravets Mudaliyar Colombo
U. Susew Fernando, Mudaliyar Colombo
Abayasinghe Gunewardena, Mudaliyar Giruwa Pattu
C. Jayawickreme, Mudaliyar Magampattuwa
K. Robert Lewis Gunewardene, Mudaliyar  Ambalangoda
M. Joseph Mendis Arasakulasuriya Wijeratne, Mudaliyar Alutkuru Korale North
B. Johannes Mendis, Mudaliyar Pasdun Korale
Andrew Fernando Weerasuriya Abeywickreme Rajakarunaratna, Patagatim Mudiyanse Colombo
Daniel Fernando Jayasuriya, Mudaliyar Raigam Korale
Simon T de Vas Gunewardene, Mudaliyar Pasdun Korale East
P. Don Emelianu, Mudaliyar Raigam Korale
Martin Perera Dabarera, Mudaliyar Pitigal Korale South
James J. de Mel, Mudaliyar Pasdun Korale
D. E. Wijesekera, Mudaliyar  Colombo & Salpiti Korale
Edmond Peiris, Mudaliyar Kalutara Totamuna
S. B. Wijetunge, Mudaliyar  Wellbada Pattu
Ebraham de Silva Gunewardene, Mudaliyar Ambalangoda
Adrian Mendis Weerawickreme Manukulasuriya Senanayake, Mudaliyar Mt. Lavinia & Moratuwa

Karava Muhandirams

Sellapperumage Joseph Fernando Varnasuriya Wijeratne Salpiti Korale
Kurukulasuriya Johannes Perera Jayasinghe Salpiti Korale
Bastian D’andrado Colombo District
Peduru de Fonseka, Tolka Muhandiram Colombo
Arasakula Wijesuriya Perera Tilekeratne Negombo
Reynoldus D’andrado Arasakularatna Wijeratne Kalutara
Andrew Alexander Abeysinghe Dharmaratne Pitigal Korale North
Carolis de Fonseka Kalutara
James de Fonseka Kalutara
G. J. de Fonseka Kalutara
Susew Perera Varnakulasuriya Wijesinghe Gunatilake Alut Kuru Korale
K. A. Kodippili Matara