Gale's Valley, Trelawny

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 'Gale's Valley, Trelawny' at least between 1800 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateGales Valley
OwnerE.S.M. Gale
Attorney of ownerH.J. & W.L. Kerr
Acres cane210
Acres other2,142
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCommon process
Hhds * sugar117
Punchns * rum69
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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