*Earliest available record. Not listed in 1906 (and no records available for 1907 & 1908).
No Manager listed in 1909.
132 Acres in total with 129 in tea.
Included in Narangalla Group from 1926.
Records for this estate have been verified.
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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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