Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1686_00

Raynsford v Gorges



Case Name Long

Dame Ayliffe Raynsford, and William and Diana Stokes v Henry Gorges


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series

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APC Citation  

v.2 [208] p.92 (12 May 1686 – 2 Dec. 1687)

CSP Citation  

VII no. 669, 698, 1546

  PC Register Citation

James II Part I (6 Feb. 1685 – 18 March 1687) p.274, 280: PC 2/71/274, 280


  PC Register Citation

James II Part II (1 April 1687 – 16 Dec. 1688) p.546–547: PC 2/72/546–547



Colonial Courts


Court of Common Pleas


Chancery – 18 Feb. 1685



Elliot, Diana – see Stokes, Diana


Elliot, Mr. John


Gorges, Henry, esquire, respondent


Raynsford, Dame Ayliffe, appellant


Stokes (formerly Elliot), Diana, appellant (wife of William)


Stokes, William, esquire, of the Middle Temple, appellant (husband of Diana)



Concerning portions to be paid.


Chancery decree reversed.

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

Table of Cases (Raynsford and Stokes v Gorges)


Printed Cases

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


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