George's Plain 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 'George's Plain Estate, Westmoreland' at least between 1767 and 1808.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateGeorge's Plain
OwnerAdelaide Watt
Attorney of ownerW. Wooliscroft
Acres cane80
Acres other2,635
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCentrifugal
Hhds * sugar-
Punchns * rum-
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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