Richmond Estate (Old and New Works), St. Ann

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 'Richmond Estate (Old and New Works), St. Ann' at least between 1740 and 1794.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateRichmond
OwnerBernal Family
Attorney of ownerF.L. Clarke
Acres cane400
Acres other1,398
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureOpen Battery
Hhds * sugar270
Punchns * rum199
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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