Lima Estate, St. James

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 'Lima Estate, St. James' at least between 1770 and 1808.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateLima
OwnerJames Sime
Attorney of ownerJoseph Shore
Acres cane140
Acres other978
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureOrdinary & Open Battery
Hhds * sugar50
Punchns * rum47
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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