11 June 1744 – 2 June 1820
!st Baronet Bond of Coolamber, County Longford 1794
James Bond purchased Hayes Place in 1785. According to Hasted he had lately arrived from the East Indies and became a high sheriff of Kent in 1788. When he arrived in 1785 with his wife Anne he had five children and the Revd John Till recorded that his household included 6 men and 8 maid servants. Another son William was born on 9 September 1787 and baptised in Hayes Church on 17 October. He sold Hayes Place and some of its land in 1789 to Lord Lewisham and moved to Ireland, his birthplace, where he became a Member of Parliament for Naas. He was made a baronet in 1794. He retained some of his Hayes property including Hayes Street Farm which was managed by his bailiff William Landreath. George Norman purchased the farm in 1798.