Success, 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 'Success, St. James' at least between 1761 and 1807.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateSuccess
OwnerJoseph Shore (lessee)
Attorney of owner 
Acres cane72
Acres other476
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureOrdinary Open Batry
Hhds * sugar18
Punchns * rum18
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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