Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1728_00

Byam v Gilbert



Case Name Long

William Byam v Nathaniel Gilbert


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [141] p.182 (10 Jan. 1728 – 15 Feb. 1728)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.1 (14 June 1727 – 22 May 1729) p.206, 212, 227: PC 2/90/206, 212, 227



Colonial Courts


Governor and Council as a Court of Errors –22 July 1726



Byam, William, esquire, appellant


Gilbert, Nathaniel, merchant, respondent


Howey, James (1), deceased (father of Thomas and James [2])


Howey, James (2) (son of James [1])


Howey, Thomas (son of James [1])


Phillips, Samuel



Not stated in the Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series.


Appeal dismissed with costs for non-prosecution.


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 (Byam v Gilbert)


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Petition and Order of reference (Gilbert v Byam) – 10 Jan. 1728 (PC 1/48/24) view_Document
Notes about
Referenced in APC v.6 [396] p.193.