Anthony Hart Rawlins

1800 - 25th Oct 1843

Claimant or beneficiary


Barrister, born in St Kitts, serving as Speaker of the House of Assemby and dying there in 1843, but called to the Bar in London in 1822 and apparently practising in London (where he edited a pamphlet on Chancery in 1831) at least until 1834. Counterclaimed unsuccessfully for the compensation for Stone Castle on St Kitts 'as one of the children of John Rawlins.'

  1. Adm. pens. (age 18) at TRINITY, June 27, 1817. [2nd] s. of John [of St Christopher's Island]. B. in London. School, London. Matric. Michs. 1817. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Apr. 25, 1817. Called to the Bar, Nov. 22, 1822. Married, Jan. 21, 1842, Rosina Louisa Farrell Caines. Buried in St Kitts, Oct. 25, 1843. (Inns of Court; Caribbeana, V, 98, 161, 190.)


T71/879 St Kitts no. 759; General Report of the Emigration Commissioners vol. 2 (1840) p. 55 shows him as Speaker of the House of Assembly in St Kitts; Anthony Hart Rawlins of the Middle Temple, Barrister at Law (ed.), General orders, rules, means, and suggestions, for the remedy of sundry abuses in the High Court of Chancery (London: Saunders & Benning, 1831); London Gazette 19244 27/02/1835 p. 376 shows a case in which Anthony Hart Rawlins as defendant had been served with a subpoena in June 1834 at his 'usual place of abode' but was alleged to have absconded;

  1., Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1906 [database online].

Further Information

Rosina Caines
Cambridge (Trinity) [1817 ]
Legal Education
Middle Temple [1817-1822 ]

Associated Claims (1)

£1,783 8s 6d
Unsuccessful claimant

Relationships (3)

Son → Father
Son → Mother