Serge Island, 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 'Serge Island, St. Thomas' at least between 1742 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateSerge Island
OwnerI.J. Mordecai
Attorney of owner..
Acres cane260
Acres other1,881
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureVacuum Pan
Hhds * sugar42
Punchns * rum37
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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