Norris Estate, St. Thomas (St. David)

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 'Norris Estate, St. Thomas (St. David)' at least between 1740 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateNorris
OwnerA.E. Silvera
Attorney of owner..
Acres cane80
Acres other1,285
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureCommon process
Hhds * sugar12
Punchns * rum8
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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