Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1721_02

Mann v Gamble



Case Name Long

Edward and Mary Mann v James and Rachel Gamble


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [23] p.31 (14 Dec. 1721–2 – 29 Nov. 1722)

  PC Register Citation

George I.v.3 (25 Aug. 1720 – 31 May 1722) p.414: PC 2/87/414


  PC Register Citation

George I v.4 (1 June 1722 – 25 Aug. 1724) p.117–118, 144: PC 2/88/117–118, 144



Colonial Courts





Gamble, James, respondent (husband of Rachel)


Gamble, John


Gamble (née Hilder), Rachel, respondent (wife of James, daughter of Mary Mann and her late husband Samuel Hilder)


Harrison, Robert


Hilder, Rachel – see Gamble, Rachel


Hilder, Samuel, deceased (late husband of Mary Mann)


Lee, Peter


Mackinnen, Daniel


Mann, Edward, appellant (husband of Mary)


Mann, Mary, appellant (wife of Edward, widow of Samuel Hilder, mother of Rachel Gamble)


Manwaring, John


Thornton, Robert


Young, Margaret (?wife of Thomas)


Young, Thomas (?husband of Margaret)



Obligation of payment.


Appeal sustained in part but in the main dismissed.


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

In one entry, the PC register calls the colony ‘Leeward Islands’, the British name in this period for a group of islands that included Antigua.


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Petition of Edward Mann and Mary, his wife – 14 Dec. 1721 (PC 1/47/17) view_Document
Notes about
Referenced in APC v.6 [305] p.132.