A strict disciplinarian and taskmaster in early planting days

A strict disciplinarian and taskmaster in early planting days

by 18 September, 2011 0

As the Ceylon Planters’ Society celebrates its Golden Jubilee this month, a veteran planter recalls his grandfather’s time as a pioneer rubber planter in the heyday of British colonialism when Europeans controlled the industry. John Perera was born into a middle-class family in Matara and moved to Matale during the coffee boom of the 1880s […]

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