Bayley's

Estate Details


Associated People (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Attorney
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£3,837 5S 4D

Notes

According to Hughes-Queree, Bayley's plantation was put together between c.1719 and 1738. It was in the possession of Joseph Bayley in 1765. However, they also note that in 1803 Mary Wiltshire, widow, late of Barbados but by then of Cavendish Square, Middlesex, England, mortgaged to Thomas & John Daniel. Recited mortgage of 1797 for £9,000 and there was a further mortgage of £5,445. Both mortgages secured on 'Bayleys' plantation.

Bayley's estate was the site of Bussa's revolt in 1816.


Sources

Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.


Estate Information (5)

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1817
[Number of enslaved people] 229(Tot) 142(F) 87(M)  
[Name] Baileys  
 

Return of John Rycroft Best, Attorney, the property of the Rev. Alexander Scott.

 
T71/521 515-20
1823
[Number of enslaved people] 200(Tot)  
[Name] Bayley's  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the Rev. Alexander Scott. Previously 206 enslaved.

 
T71/530 161-2
1826
[Number of enslaved people] 195(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the Rev. Alexander Scott. Previously 200 enslaved.

 
T71/536 329-30
1829
[Number of enslaved people] 191(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas (Attorney), the property of Alexander Scott.

 
T71/544 335-6
1832
[Number of enslaved people] 177(Tot)  
 

Return of Edward Thomas, Attorney, the property of the Rev. Alexander Scott.

 
T71/549 324-5