William Kennedy Bayley

1805 - 1863

Claimant or beneficiary


William Kennedy Bayley junior, son of William Kennedy Bayley senior (1778-1806) and nephew of Samuel Bayley (q.v.), Robert Riddell Bayley (q.v.) and John Diggles Bayley (q.v.).

  1. William Kennedy Bayley senior (1778-1806) had married in 1803 Isabella, the daughter of John Russell of Clarendon Jamaica. John Diggles, Samuel and Robert Riddell Bayley were the brothers of this first William Kennedy Bayley, who died in Jamaica.

  2. William Kennedy Bayley junior (1805-1863) was a barrister at law of Lincolns Inn who died alighting from a train at St Pancras.

  3. Mary Bayley (1775-1837), sister of William Kennedy Bayley senior, married the chemist William Henry (1774-1836).


  1. Ernest Axon, The family of Bayley of Manchester and Hope (Manchester, Privately printed, 1894) p. 45.

  2. Ibid. Axon gives the date as c. 1867 but FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online] shows the registration of the death of a William Kennedy Bayley at St Pancras Q2 1863.

  3. Frank Greenaway, ‘Henry, William (1774–1836)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).

We are grateful to Robert Lancashire for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
W. Kennedy Bayley

Associated Claims (1)

£2,429 18s 10d

Relationships (4)

Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle
Grandson → Grandfather