Anne Rebecca Passley (née Bayley)

20th Jun 1799 - 2nd Jun 1841


Anne Rebecca Bayly, daughter of Mr and Mrs Bayly, born 20/06/1799 and baptised at Content estate in St Thomas-in-the-East, Jamaica, 27/06/1800. Anne Rebecca and her sisters Margaret Jane Clachar and Eliza Mary Bayly inherited Content after the death of their father John Bayly (before 1810). She married John Panton Passley in 1820. Four children baptised in Portland between 1822 and 1832. Two of the children died at East Teignmouth, Devon: Nona age 1 year 3 months in June 1833 and Octavia age 8 and a half in March 1839. The death of Captain John Panton Passley was registered in London Q4 1840. Death at Teignmouth of Anne Rebecca Passley, widow of the late John Panton Passley late Captain in the 60th Royal Rifles on 2nd inst. (02/06/1841). Her son Henry has not been found in the 1841 census but Mary is very likely to be the Mary Passley age 12 living at Dawlish Street, Teignmouth, in 1841 with Eliza Bayley, age 28, Clementina Passley, age 16, Emily Passley, age 14 and 3 female servants. Mary, Clementina and Emily continued to live with Eliza Mary Bayley, their aunt, in the censuses of 1861, 1871 and 1881.

Sources, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online];, England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887 [database online]; Ireland Genealogy Project Archives, Freemans Journal Births, Marriages, Deaths 12/06/1841;, England & Wales, Free BMD Death Index: 1837-1915 [database online] which gives City of London although the underlying record appears to show E. London; 1841 census online.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
John Panton Passley
Henry, Mary, Octavia (1831-1833), Nona (1832-1839)

Associated Estates (1)

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
1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (6)

Daughter → Father
Daughter → Mother
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Wife → Husband

Addresses (1)

Teignmouth, Devon, Devon & Cornwall, England