Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. ANT_1736_02

Morris v Watkins



Case Name Long

Thomas Morris v Giles and Elizabeth Watkins


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [387] p.514–515 (24 Nov. 1736 – 12 June 1739)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.5 (1 Oct. 1736 – 4 Sept. 1738) p.21: PC 2/94/21


  PC Register Citation

George II v.6 (1 Oct. 1738 – 27 March 1740) p.179, 186, 187–194, 210–211: PC 2/95/179, 186, 187–194, 210–211



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 11 April 1736



Morris, Elizabeth – see Watkins, Elizabeth


Morris, John, called ‘senior’, deceased (father of Elizabeth [now Elizabeth Watkins], Richard, Thomas [1], Valentine, and William; grandfather of Thomas [2])


Morris, Richard (son of John)


Morris, Thomas (1) (son of John)


Morris, Thomas (2), appellant (grandson of John)


Morris, Valentine (son of John)


Morris, William (son of John)


Watkins (née Morris), Elizabeth, respondent (wife of Giles, daughter of John Morris)


Watkins, Giles, respondent (husband of Elizabeth)



Concerning the will of John Morris.


Order upheld with six months to file exceptions.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Morris v Watkins – Report No. ANT_1733_02 (APC, v.3 [294] p.404–405).


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

Table of Cases (Morris v Watkins)


Printed Cases

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


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