Bissex Hill

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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] - → Owner
1823 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

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£2,264 6S 1D


Bissex Hill Great House is extant, as a luxury villa in 4 acres of grounds. See for example

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In 1816, Jane Payne, daughter of Joseph Alleyne Payne (who was the son of Rev. William Maynard Payne), married Richard Haynes.

Barbados Department of Archives. Hughes-Queree Index of Plantations.
[Number of enslaved people] 97(Tot) 48(F) 49(M)  
[Name] Bisick's Hill  

Return of Joseph A. Payne, his own property.

T71/521 776-8
[Number of enslaved people] 109(Tot)  
[Name] [no name given]  

Return of Richard Haynes, his own property. No previous return. Purchased of the estate of Joseph A. Payne, deceased: 34; "Gift of Joseph A. Payne, deceased, to my wife [Jane Alleyne Haynes]": 73; births: 3; deaths: 1.

T71/530 315-18
[Number of enslaved people] 110(Tot)  

Return of Richard Haynes, his own property. Previously 109 enslaved. Purchased of Richard Forster Clarke: 16; births: 7; removed to New Castle: 9; deaths: 13.

T71/537 107-9
[Number of enslaved people] 98(Tot)  

Return of Richard Haynes, his own property.

T71/543 245
[Number of enslaved people] 94(Tot)  

Return of Richard Haynes, his own property.

T71/550 260
[Name] Bissex Hill  
[Size] 230  

Listed in St Joseph, property of Haynes.

Barbados 1913 list from the Hughes-Quere indexes transcribed at