Annotto Bay - St. Mary

A one-time port on the north coast

Office is located to the west of the town, 150 yds before the bridge

The bay was known to the Arawaks as "Guayguata".

Presumably a place where the annotto tree (Bixa orellana), used to make a red dye, grows

 

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Potter No.

EKD

LKD

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Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T3

260.01
10.7.1804
9.2.1834

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4a

260.02
29.9.1819
28.4.1832

Reads: “ANNOTTO BAY”

Straight Line Named Handstamp. Type - T4b

260.03
6.5.1833
17.7.1838

Reads: “ANNATTO BAY”

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P2b

260.04
1.4.1839
21.10.1840

Sent: 1.4.1839. Reads: "ANNATTO BAY

“SL6”

260.05

Reported from “Spence” collection. No details available.

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P3

260.06
22.3.1844
13.8.1859

Sent out 15.12.1842

Numerical Obliterator. Type - A28 H

260.07
31.3.1859
21.3.1876

Sent: 1.2.1859

Circular Named Handstamp. Type - P11

260.08
11.5.1863
24.1.1885

Numerical Obliterator. Type - A28 M

260.09
9.9.1878
26.1.1885

Squared Circle. Type - SqC-1

260.10
30.3.1885
18.12.1897

No index?

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

260.11
27.11.1894
1.7.1915

Known in blue: 29.9.1902

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

260.12
10.9.1898
13.7.1916

Double Ring Datestamp - No dots

260.13
9.10.1909
4.5.1915

Name is hyphenated: “ANNOTTO-BAY”

Double Ring Datestamp - With dots

260.14
20.1.1916
23.7.1937

Double Ring Datestamp

260.15
15.12.1937
24.11.1967

Distance: “A” of Annotto to “J” of Jamaica is 6mm.

Modern Single Ring (* above date)

260.16
10.9.1956
6.12.1994

At least 4 dies with minor variations. Seen without year plug.

Temp. Rubber Handstamp. Type - O3/41

260.17
27.2.1968
27.2.1968