Family Tree of Rowel Families

Anthony De Rowel
Maha Vidhan and Mohandiram of AlutKuru Korale, 1763
Made Mudaliyar of Alutkuru Korale 1765 for services rendered in the Kandyan expedition RAS XVIII 1903
May have been known as ‘Agostinu’ – See ‘Varnakula Clan’ by Jagath Wijenayaka, Karava Page

  • Michael De Rowel
    Mudaliyar. ( Paul Pieris ‘Some Singhalese Families III p 98 )
    Married Anna Maria, daughter of Renaldus D’anderado (Mudaliyar)

    • Jusey De Rowel
      Mohandiram of Alutkuru Korale 1826, Ceylon Almanac 1728

      • Carolis De Rowel
        • Ambrosius De Rowel J.P C.P.M
          Mudaliyar of Pitigal Korale and of the Governor’s Gate.
          Married Maria Lowe, daughter of Robert Lowe of Marawila. Died 1906.
          The famous ‘Karava Swords’ belonged to Mudaliyar Ambrosius De Rowel ( see Karava section )
    • Pavistina De Rowel
      Married Miguel Rowel, Korale of Kammala Pattu
    • Gustina De Rowel
      Married Christian Lowe

Anthony de Rowel:
Maha Vidhan and Mohandiram of Alut Kuru Corale 1763.
Appointed Mudaliyar of this Corale 20-1-1765 for services rendered in Kandyan expedition R.A.S XVII, Page 388.

Michael de Rowel:
Mudaliyar.
(Paul Pieris “Some Notable Singhalese Families” Vol. 3, Page 98) married Maria d’Andrado, daughter of Renaldus d’Andrado, Mudaliyar (Last Will of Renaldus d’Andrado dated 4-11-1796).

Jusey de Rowel:
Muhandiram of Alut Kuru Corale.
(Ceylon Almanac, 1826.)

Ambrosius de Rowel:
J.P., U.P.M. Mudaliyar of Pitigal Corale, and Mudaliyar of the Governor’s Gate.
Married Maria Lowe, daughter of Robert Lowe of Marawila. Died in 1906.

Some Authorities referred to above:

R.A.S:
Journals of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Colombo.
             Some Notable Families: (see the Reference Page)
A series of books written by Paul E. Pieris on notable families in Ceylon during the Dutch period.