Y.S. Estate, St. Elizabeth

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 'Y.S. Estate, St. Elizabeth' at least between 1740 and 1808.


Handbook of Jamaica 1905:

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

Name of estateY.S.
OwnerA.H. Browne & Bro.
Attorney of ownerP.J. Browne
Acres cane60
Acres other5,208
Type of millWater
Process of manufactureCentrifugal (tons)
Hhds * sugar60
Punchns * rum87
* 1 hoghead = 238 l, 1 puncheon = 318 l
[Source: Jamaican Family Search, cited 2019]


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