Zachary Bayly (planter)

Zachary Bayly (1721-1769) was a wealthy planter and politician in Jamaica. He was the owner of Bayly's Vale, Brimmer Hall, Nonsuch, Trinity, Tryall and Unity plantations as well 3,000 acres in cattle pens. He owned over 2,000 slaves at the time of his death.[1][2]

He was the brother of Nathaniel Bayly, both being uncles of the politician Bryan Edwards.


  1. "The Letters of Simon Taylor of Jamaica to Chaloner Arcedekne, 1765-1775" edited by Betty Wood et al in Betty Wood & Martin Lynn (Eds.) (2002). Travel, Trade and Power in the Atlantic 1765-1884. Camden Fifth Series Vol. 19. Miscellany XXXV. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 1–164 (p. 16). ISBN 978-0-521-82312-8.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. Zachary Bayly. Legacies of British Slave-ownership, UCL. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
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