History of Ceylon Tea

Not often is it that men have the heart, when their one great industry is ruined, to rear up in a few years another as rich to take its place: and the tea fields of Ceylon are as true a monument to courage as is the lion of Waterloo
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

FEATURES

Industry-related articles, appreciations and archival material

History of Ceylon Tea website enters a new phase

The History of Ceylon Tea (HOCT) website, an ambitious industry service project launched by Dilmah Tea more than two years ago, will enter a new phase foll..

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Richard Wynell-Mayow: 1922‐2005

Eulogy by a friend at the funeral of Richard Wynell‐Mayow For many years I used to think how privileged I was to have four friends upon whom, if need ev..

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Eardley Arthur Hermon – An Appreciation

“Do you know the difference between a Rubber Tree and a Tea Bush, young man?”, thundered Eardley Hermon to a quivering nineteen year old &lsquo..

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PHOTO ALBUM

Contemporary and historical photographs from one of the world’s great industries

ESTATE REGISTER

An interactive database of all the tea plantations in Sri Lanka

Kurandu Oya
Post Town - Maturatta
District - Maturata
Established - 1880
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The Park Group
Post Town - Lunugala
District - Madulsima, Lunu..
Established - 1880
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Hapoorodda
Post Town - Bandarawela
District - Badulla
Established - 1928
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PROFILES

Interactive pages devoted to individual tea planters and tea men

Rev. J. B. Sidgwick
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H.V. Hutton
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G.G. Balasz
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FERGUSONS’

Scanned copies of the Ferguson’s Directories ranging from 1870 to 1930

Title - 1928 FERGUSONS CEYLON D..

Ferguson Date - 1928

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Title - 1893 FERGUSONS CEYLON D..

Ferguson Date - 1893

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Title - test

Ferguson Date - 2013-07-25

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Title - 1885-86 THE CEYLON HAND..

Ferguson Date - 1885-86

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DARRAWELLA CLUB

A section dedicated to the Dickoya & Maskeliya Cricket Club (DMCC) featuring its extensive collection of memorabilia

RECENT COMMENTS

Comments from the interactive Estate Register & Profiles

PUBLICATIONS

Scanned copies of historical industry-related documents and publications

Title - PROCEEDINGS OF THE PLAN..

Publication Date - 1876

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Title - REPORT OF THE PROCEEDIN..

Publication Date - 1856

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Title - THE PLANTERS ASSOCIATIO..

Publication Date - 1954

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Title - PLANTERS ASSOCIATION RE..

Publication Date - 1972

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