Rose Hall 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 'Rose Hall Estate, St. James' at least between 1760 and 1808.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateRose Hall
OwnerGeorge Robertson
Attorney of owner 
Acres cane145
Acres other1,218
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureOrdinary Open Batry
Hhds * sugar25
Punchns * rum36
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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