Family of  Edmond Clarke De Fonseka 
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Edmond Clarke (E. C.) de Fonseka MBE md Evangeline Fernando (daughter of W. A. Fernando).

Photographs:

Edmund Clarke de Fonseka:
Portrait taken around 1926 while on a visit to England. This and the following two photographs have been taken by photographers, "DOUGLAS", 46, St. James's Place, S.W.1. The telephone no is given as GERRARD 3987.
E.C., Evangeline and daughter Erica:
Group study taken during the same visit in 1926. His son E.C Jnr was married by this time, and stayed back in Ceylon.
E.C. and Evangeline:
Photograph taken just before their audience with King George V and Queen Mary at Buckingham Palace.
Appolonia Fernando:
Maria Appolonia Fernando (nee  De Mel), sister of Jacob De Mel. She was the mother-in-law of E. C. de Fonseka, and lived in to her 90's.
          (All above Photographs courtesy of Kamini de Soyza.)
View inside a Plumbago Mine, 1880s:
The photograph possibly shows one of the mines owned by W. A. Fernando, father-in-law of E. C. de Fonseka. Albumen Print 27.7 * 21 Royal Commonwealth society Y303E. From the book 'Regeneration', a book of Early Ceylon Prints, published by the British Council. On his death, these mines were managed by E. C. de Fonseka.
 

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