(Lt. Col.) J.R.B. Goodfellow who is shown as the Manager from 1936* to 1946, appears as the Agent for Surrey Group from 1947 to 1970.
The manager from 1947 to 1970 is a "conductor".
Records from 1931 to 1936 are unavailable.
Records post 1970 unavailable until 1983. Surrey Group does not appear in this edition.
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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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