1898-1899 Included in Vellai oya
1904 Included in Vellai oya
1905 Included in Vellai oya
1909 Included in Vellai oya
1912 Included in Vellai oya
1923 Including in Velai oya
1929 Included in Vellai oya
1924 Includied in Vellai Oya
1925 Includied in Vellai Oya
1926 and1927 Includied in vellai oya
1928 Includied in vellai oya
1930 Includied in vellai oya
Estate & Planter data only covers the period from 1870 to 1929 with some gaps in-between as not all records were available. Pre 1870 and post 1929 updates will be made in due course.
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Scotsman James Taylor started Sri Lanka’s first tea estate, 19 acre Loolecondera Estate, marking the birth of the tea industry in Ceylon.
The first Shipment of Ceylon Tea, a consignment of 23lb (10kg) arrived in London for trade
The first public Colombo Tea Auction was held at the premises of Somerville & Co. under the auspice of Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
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