Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1735_02

Smith v Mathews



Case Name Long

William and Mary Smith, and Thomas Kirby v Joseph Mathews, James Salmond, Patrick Lynch, John Turnell, Caesar Rodeney, James Read, Paul Fisher, Robert Lone, William Snelgrave, Edward Jones, and Robert Weir


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [358] p.482–483 (13 Oct. 1735 – 28 May 1736)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.4 (1 Aug. 1734 – 23 Sept. 1736) p.232, 459–462, 468: PC 2/93/232, 459–462, 468



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 19 May 1733



Fisher, Paul, merchant, respondent


Jones, Edward, mariner, respondent


Kirby (Kerby), Mary – see Smith, Mary


Kirby (Kerby), Thomas, esquire, appellant


Lone, Robert, mariner, respondent


Lynch, Patrick, merchant, respondent


Mathews, Joseph, merchant, respondent


Read, James, merchant, respondent


Rodeney, Cesar, merchant, respondent


Salmond, James, merchant, respondent


Smith (formerly West), Mary, appellant (wife of William, widow and administratrix of Patrick West)


Smith, William, appellant (husband of Mary)


Snelgrave, William, mariner, respondent


Turnell, John, merchant, respondent


Weir, Robert, esquire, respondent


West, Mary – see Smith, Mary


West, Patrick, merchant, deceased (husband of Mary [now Mary Smith])



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


Decree reversed and set aside with respondents at liberty to amend their bill by adding parties and paying attendant costs of a hearing in Antigua.

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

Table of Cases (Smith v Mathews)


Printed Cases

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


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