Geragama

Employee History

Name
Year
Designation
1998 - 1998
Asst. Superintendent
1930 - 1930
Manager
1924 - 1924
Manager
1914 - 1929
Manager
1909 - 1910
Asst. Manager
1909 - 1912
Manager
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Owners

Name
Year
1924 - 1924
1898 - 1904
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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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