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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 estateOwnerAttorney of ownerAcres caneAcres otherType of millProcess of manufactureHhds sugarPunchns rum
HollandM.H.M. FarquharsonM.H.M. Farquharson3006,053Stm & WtrCentrifugal & Wetzel Pan (tons)299317
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]



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