Richard Henry Dyett

1789 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Probably the Richard Henry Dyett M.D who was speaker of the House of Assembly of Montserrat in the 1830s.

  1. Born in 1789, son of Joshua Dyett and Anna Daly. MD from Edinburgh University. Married Judith Mary Meade Lynch, daughter of Peter Lynch, 22/05/1811. 11 children born 1812-1836. Buried at St Anthony, Montserrat, 04/08/1839.

  2. Described by Sturge and Harvey as "Dr Dyett, the Speaker of the Assembly; he is one of the few of his class, who lends his support to the cause of religion and morality in the colony."


T71/888 Montserrat claim nos. 12 and 55 (Farm Estate).

  1. Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) pp. 145-154.

  2. Joseph Sturge and Thomas Harvey, The West Indies in 1837 (London, Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1838) p. 84.

Further Information

Judith Mary Meade Lynch
Isidore Peter Lynch (1812-1864), Ann Daly (1815-1900), Eliza Margaret, Louisa (1818-), Eliza Mary (1820-), Jane Sarah (1822-1823), Mary (1826-), Maria Abbot (1827-), John (1829-), Richard Henry (1830-1884), Joshua Nathaniel (1836-1869)
Edinburgh University
Physician and politician

Associated Claims (2)

£174 17s 0d
£3,333 13s 11d
Unsuccessful claimant

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

Speaker of the House of Assembly

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