Demodera Group incldg. Weywel.hena, Octumbe, Rosset W 106, Netherwille W 201, & Southam W 69 z (2500 to 3500 ft.)

Employee History

Name
Year
Designation
1983 - 1990
Asst. Superintendent
1969 - 1971
Asst. Superintendent
1960 - 1965
Asst. Superintendent
1927 - 1927
Asst. Manager
1926 - 1927
Asst. Manager
1925 - 1927
Manager
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Owners

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Historical Events

1867 – First Tea Estate in Sri Lanka was Born

1867 – First Tea Estate in Sri Lanka was Born

Scotsman James Taylor started Sri Lanka’s first tea estate, 19 acre Loolecondera Estate, marking the birth of the tea industry in Ceylon.

1873 – First Shipment of Ceylon Tea arrives in London

1873 – First Shipment of Ceylon Tea arrives in London

The first Shipment of Ceylon Tea, a consignment of 23lb (10kg) arrived in London for trade

1883 – First Public Tea Auction was Held in Colombo

1883 – First Public Tea Auction was Held in Colombo

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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