Holland Estate and 'Shaws', St. Elizabeth

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 'Holland Estate and 'Shaws', St. Elizabeth' at least between 1762 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateHolland
OwnerM.H.M. Farquharson
Attorney of ownerM.H.M. Farquharson
Acres cane300
Acres other6,053
Type of millStm & Wtr
Process of manufactureCentrifugal & Wetzel Pan (tons)
Hhds * sugar299
Punchns * rum317
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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