Appeals to the Privy Council
Report No. ANT_1726_04

Codrington v Byam



Case Name Long

Sir William Codrington v William Byam, Nathaniel Crump, Archibald Cockrane, and Francis Carlisle


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [105] p.134 (6 Sept. 1726 – 28 March 1727)

PC Register Citation  

George I v.5 (Sept. 1724 – May 1727) p.279, 306, 326–327, 338: PC 2/89/279, 306, 326–327, 338


Colonial Courts

Chancery – 24 Nov. 1725


Byam, William, respondent (executor of Samuel Philips)

Carlisle, Francis, respondent (executor of Samuel Philips)

Cockrane, Archibald, respondent (executor of Samuel Philips)

Codrington, Sir William, appellant

Crump, Nathaniel, judge (executor of Samuel Philips)

Morris, Valentine, judge

Philips, Samuel, deceased (father of Rebecca Tint)

Tint, Rebecca (daughter of Samuel Philips)


Concerning the assignment of bonds to an heir.


Decree reversed, bill dismissed with costs, injunction on the bill dissolved.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Codrington v Byam – Report No. ANT_1734_03 (APC, v.3 [307] p.418).

Participants not mentioned in the APC were added here for clarity. Information about these participants was obtained from related primary and other sources.

References in Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations

Table of Cases (Codrington v Byam)


Printed Cases

Not found

Privy Council Documents in PC 1 at The National Archives at Kew

TNA Document Petition and Order of reference (Codrington v Philips's executors) – 6 Sept. 1726 (PC 1/48/22) view_Document
Notes about
Referenced in APC v.6 [352] p.163