John Hart Rawlins

1795 - 5th Jun 1840

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Resident slave-owner, whose estates were in the hands of mortgagees (Manning & Anderdon and Anthony Hart) from the late 1820s and subject to the Chancery suit of Davies v Gregson in 1859.

Son of John Rawlins (1757-1800) and his wife Sarah Johnson nee Hart (d. 1837). Born April 1795, Member of Assembly for Trinity, St Kitts, 1821, Lieutenant of 13th Regiment, died 1840. Married Martha Hart Wilson, daughter of William Ponsonby Wilson of Glasgow (1803-1833). A daughter, Alice Hart Rawlins, born 03/01/1828, married Thomas B. Hardtman-Berkeley in St Kitts, 1846, died in London 23/02/1906.

Sources

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C3579213 [accessed 08/09/2016].

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) vol. 5 pp. 97-103, 192, 'Rawlins of St Kitts'.


Further Information

Spouse
Martha Hart Wilson
Children
Alice Hart (1828-1906)

Associated Claims (1)

£644 17S 10D
Awardee

Associated Estates (4)

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
1818 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner
1834 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (4)

Nephew → Uncle
Son → Mother
Son → Father
Brothers