Richard Cardin

1762 - 19th Oct 1834

Claimant or beneficiary


Attorney on Romney's estate in St Kitts from at least 1817 to 1831. Richard Cardin was accused by Betto Douglas in the early 1820s of denying her sons' right to manumission, of expecting her to pay too high a rent for her services and of excessive punishment.

  1. Will of Richard Cardin of St Kitts of the parish of St Thomas Middle Island proved 05/09/1850. In it he identifies one of his sons as Richard Edward Cardin, to whom he recommended to the attorneyships he [the testator] had held from Earl Romney and R & T Neave.


Anti-slavery Reporter June 1827 pp. 1-7.

  1. PROB 11/2119/105.

Life dates and further information from Margaret McPhillips, email 01/06/2018, sourced to Romney papers, Archives, British Library, Parliamentary papers, St. Kitts Archives, family records.

We are grateful to Margaret McPhillips for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Anne Chiles
Richard Edward (1805-1871), John (1811-1869)

Associated Claims (1)

£5 11s 1d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1831 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Manager
1817 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Attorney

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Father-in-law → Son-in-law
Grandfather → Grandson