Guilsbro Estate, St. James


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

Rum was distilled on the domain 'Guilsbro Estate, St. James' at least between 1799 and 1808.

Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateGuilsbro
OwnerMrs. F.M. Kerr
Attorney of ownerH.J. & W.L. Kerr
Acres cane92
Acres other494
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureOrdinary & Open Battery
Hhds * sugar90
Punchns * rum45
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]

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