(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.
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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