The White Witch Of Jamaica
-The Eerie Tale

Custom Search

white witch of jamaica house

The Story Of The White Witch Of Jamaica
by Treshauna Fillington

Fictions or Facts nobody is certain. All that is left is what is known as the Rose Hall Great house sitting on approximately 6,600 acres of land in Montego Bay Jamaica.

For centuries there is a tale that there was a white Mistress Named Annie Palmer who used voodoo to kill her husbands, slaves and a host of lovers.

She was named Annie Mae Patterson at birth by her English mother and her Irish Father. During her childhood her family migrated to Haiti but she soon became an orphan as both parents died of Yellow fever. It was her nanny in Haiti that was left with the task of raising Annie and it is rumored that it was the nanny that taught Annie voodoo.

By the time Annie reaches adulthood she moved to Jamaica on the quest of finding a wealthy husband. She met and married the then owner of Rose hall great house, John Palmer. It is said that months after the wedding bliss wore off Annie became tired of her husband and cheated on him with other Slaves. 

Legend has it that John learnt of the lovers and beat her.  Annie found a way of getting rid of John by poisoning his coffee.  She re married twice and both husbands died under mysterious circumstances making her very wealthy. There must have been a great buzz taking place on the estate after the death of three husbands.

Not only was Annie very wealthy but she was also perceived to be mean and cruel. She would give orders to torture and kill slaves and watch from her balcony. She has drove fear and terror on the entire estate with her voodoo practice and cruelty. The slaves saw it fitting to name her “The White Witch of Rose Hall”.

After her reign of terror, it is said that some slaves plotted and killed her in her bedroom. After her death they burned her belongings fearing that if they didn’t, she would come back to haunt them. She was buried on the estate and up to today others claim that her spirit haunts the estate.

So if you are up for that scary and eerie feeling, catch a glimpse of Annie or listen to the banging of doors that visitors claim to experience, then visit the Rose Hall Great house.

If you are lucky you may see her riding a horse, see her in the mirror in her bedroom or in photos you have taken while at the estate.

Return to attractions in Jamaica from white witch of Jamaica
Return to homepage from white witch of Jamaica

Pages Related To White Witch Of Jamaica

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recommended For You ...

P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?

Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool, It works!

Or, simply click here to ask me the questionI'll do my best to get back to you within 24 hours!

And, Before You Go!

Here (below) are some sweet deals on great Jamaican products at Amazon that you might have otherwise missed., by the way, is the internet's most reputable retailer and usually showcases only the best products from their inventory.

As an ardent customer and affiliate I earn a small commission from your purchase, at no extra cost to you. So thanks in advance.

Note: If link does not show, please click here to be redirected to our page at

Great Articles You Might Have Missed

data-matched-content-rows-num="2" data-matched-content-columns-num="3"

Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)

Ready To Vacation?
Please Book With Us...

wellesley gayle - booking link

Was the information helpful to you?
Here is a great way to support our effort.

All you need to do is book your vacation via the reputable search box below.

It can be for travel to Jamaica or anywhere else on earth.

They combine the best deals from across all major booking sites and shows you only the very best!

Not quite ready to book?  Start by searching (below) to get some amazing ideas now.

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica! Just enter...

Also connect with on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See


Trending Now

My Gift To You!


Site Sponsors


Our Preferred Sponsors  & Friends (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale


Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Top Articles

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Where is Jamaica? Glad You Asked

    Mar 19, 18 11:16 PM

    Exactly where is Jamaica? Let me help to navigate you.

    Read More

  2. Best Montego Bay Airport Transfers? Here Is My Recommendation

    Mar 19, 18 03:43 PM

    Top Montego Bay airport transfers operators - Here are the top ones, with prices and contact information.

    Read More

  3. Memba When (Remember When) - Jamaican Joke

    Mar 19, 18 02:24 PM

    I got this one from Bro T via WhatsApp yesterday and I couldn't wait to share it with you. Love it! It is especially true to those who were born before

    Read More

  4. What Is Jamaica Famous For?

    Mar 19, 18 01:05 PM

    Answered by Devin Saunds-Dunkley, Associate Writer Jamaica, although often times branded in the news for its crime and violence, is a beautiful island

    Read More

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.