Vale Royal, Trelawny

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 'Vale Royal, Trelawny' at least between 1787 and 1803.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateVale Royal
OwnerHenry Sewell
Attorney of ownerH.S. Hoskins
Acres cane273
Acres other1,026
Type of millSteam
Process of manufactureCommon Centrifugal Helical & Aspinal
Hhds * sugar295
Punchns * rum314
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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