Blue Castle Estate, Westmoreland

Jamaica


History

Information obtained by the Center for the Study of Legacies of British Slave-ownership at University College London:

Rum was distilled on the domain 'Bluecastle Estate, Westmoreland' at least between 1760 and 1807.


Falmouth Post (Jamaica), February 27, 1877

Several awards were made to the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia 1876 in the Jamaica Section of the:
[...]
For Rum: Georgia Estate, Amity Hall Estate, Blue Castle Estate, New Works Estate, Lansquinet Estate, Hordley Estate.

[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]

Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

Sugar estate in cultivation in Jamaica in the year 1903-1904

Name of estateBlue Castle
OwnerSamuel H. Morris
Attorney of owner 
Acres cane198
Acres other1,283
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCentrifugal
Hhds * sugar281
Punchns * rum191
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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