Henfold

Employee History

Name
Year
Designation
1989 - 1990
Asst. Superintendent
1975 - 1977
Asst. Superintendent
1965 - 1971
Asst. Superintendent
1959 - 1960
Asst. Manager
1958 - 1959
Superintendent
1952 - 1952
Actg. Superintendent
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Owners

Name
Year
1914 - 1914
1909 - 1923
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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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