Fort William, 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 'Fort William, Westmoreland' at least between 1756 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateFort William
OwnerJohn Hay
Attorney of ownerS.H. Morris
Acres cane240
Acres other4,137
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureCentrifugal
Hhds * sugar264
Punchns * rum230
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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