Golden Grove, Jamaica

Golden Grove is a settlement in the parish of Saint Thomas, Jamaica. It has a population of 3,057 as of 2009.[1] It was established in 1734 as a sugar estate by Andrew Arcedeckne Attorney General of Jamaica,[2] and was subsequently run by his son Chaloner Arcedeckne.[3]

Golden Grove
Location of Golden Grove in Jamaica

References

  1. "Jamaica: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
  2. B. W. Higman (2005). Plantation Jamaica, 1750-1850: capital and control in a colonial economy. University of the West Indies Press. p. 168. ISBN 978-976-640-165-8. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  3. Jamaican Historical Society (1972). The Jamaican Historical Review. p. 46. Retrieved 15 July 2012.


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