Flint River Estate, Hanover

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 'Flint River Estate, Hanover' at least between 1761 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateFlint River
OwnerJohn Rigg
Attorney of owner 
Acres cane50
Acres other1,007
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCentrif & Wetz Pan
Hhds * sugar.
Punchns * rum15
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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