Morelands Estate, Clarendon (Vere)

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 'Moreland Estate, Clarendon (Vere)' at least between 1783 and 1887.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateMorelands
OwnerH.W. Mitchell
Attorney of ownerFarquharson & Milholland
Acres cane400
Acres other2,882
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCommon Process
Hhds * sugar102
Punchns * rum140
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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