Lyssons Estate, St. Thomas

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 'Lysson's Estate (including Upper Lysson's), St. Thomas' at least between 1779 and 1803.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateLyssons
OwnerHope & Co.
Attorney of owner..
Acres cane60
Acres other2,211
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCommon process
Hhds * sugar18
Punchns * rum10
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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