This post contains some text I wrote on Raja Ashman Shah for my other blog - Lifelong Learning About Islam
From RTM TV1: His wife is Datin Seri Noraini Jane bt Kamarul Ariffin. The couple has 3 children - son Datuk Ahmad Nazim Azlan Shah and two daughters, Raja Eminah Alliyah and Raja Bainunisa Safia.
From Arkib Negara: Tan Sri Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohamed Yassin was former Chairman of the National Art Gallery Board of Trustees (1972-2004). His biodata can be read at Arkib Negara website: http://www.arkib.gov.my/en/kamarul_ariffin
From my research on The Early Malay Doctors (TEMD): Mohamed Yassin bin Mohamed Salleh was the eldest of 5 siblings, the youngest being Dr Nuruddin bin Mohamed Salleh, a dental surgeon. Dr Nuruddin's son is Assoc. Prof. Sr Azlan Raofuddin, a lecturer in the School of Housing, Building and Planning (HBP) at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang. Blog on The Early Malay Doctors (TEMD): http://theearlymalaydoctors.blogspot.com/
From my manuscript for publication:
Agenda Daily. 2012. Jenazah Raja Ashman Shah selamat disemadikan di Kuala Kangsar http://www.agendadaily.com/Muka-Hadapan/al-fatihah-raja-kecil-sulung-perak-mangkat.html
Arkib Negara Malaysia. 2012. Arkib Negara Malaysia Resource Centre. Know the Personages – Tan Sri Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohamed Yassin. http://www.arkib.gov.my/en/kamarul_ariffin
Dr Nuruddin’s father converted to Islam upon his marriage to Yang Munah bt Haji Omar, and assumed the name Mohamed Salleh. Dr Nuruddin was the youngest of five siblings namely, Mohamed Yassin, Nong Halijah, Teh and Siti Hajar. Mohamed Yassin was the father of Tan Sri Kamarul Ariffin, a respectable lawyer turned banker and corporate player.