Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1688_02

Witham v Gray



Case Name Long

Sir John Witham v John Gray


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series

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APC Citation  

v.2 [265] p.113 (6 July 1688 – 21 Jan. 1692)

CSP Citation  

VII no. 2180; VIII no. 2020

  PC Register Citation

James II Part II (1 April 1687 – 16 Dec. 1688) p.705: PC 2/72/705


  PC Register Citation

William III v.2 (3 Sept. 1690 – 29 Sept. 1692) p.313: PC 2/74/313



Colonial Courts


Judgment at common law – Feb 1683


Governor and Council – 17 Feb. 1684



Gray, John, merchant, respondent (executor of Ann Willoughby)


Willoughby, Ann, lady, of Parham, deceased


Witham, Sir John, baronet, appellant



Concerning a monetary judgment awarded at common law.


Judgment of Feb. 1683 confirmed.

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

Table of Cases (Witham v Gray) (extensive discussion)


Printed Cases

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


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