Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1687_00

St. Lowe v Kirwan



Case Name Long

Capt. George St. Lowe v John Kirwan


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series

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APC Citation  

v.2 [221] p.97–98 (8 April 1687 – 16 July 1687)

CSP Citation  

VII no. 1303, 1313, 1350

  PC Register Citation

James II Part II (1 April 1687 – 16 Dec. 1688) p.433, 453, 458, 468, 476, 481: PC 2/72/433, 453, 458, 468, 476, 481



Colonial Courts


Court of Common Pleas


High Court of Admiralty



Kirwan, John, merchant, owner of the Good Intention, respondent


Pepys, Samuel, esquire, secretary of the Admiralty [England]


St. Lowe (St. Loe), Capt. George, appellant




Good Intention (ship) of Galway





Court of Common Pleas decision reversed in favor of St. Lowe; Smith (p.91) notes that the decision of the High Court of Admiralty was also reversed in favor of St. Lowe with Kirwan given leave to appeal.


Not indexed as an appeal.


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

Table of Cases (St. Loe v Kirwan; Kirwan v St. Loe)


Printed Cases

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


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