Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1703_00

Knights v Hallett



Case Name Long

Richard Knights v John Hallett


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [900] p.438–439 (24 April 1703 – 17 May 1703)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.1 (8 March 1702 – 18 Jan. 1704) p.368, 386, 392–393: PC 2/79/368, 386, 392–393



Colonial Courts


Court of Chancery – 18 June 1684 (two decrees) and 6 Aug. 1685



Boiss, Thomas du (attorney for Francis Bond)


Bond, Francis, esquire (attorney for Christopher Fowler, John Hallett, and Richard Hallett)


Chester, William (1), senr., deceased (father of William [2], executor of John Woodward)


Chester, William (2), junr., deceased (son and heir and executor of William [1])


Edgington, John (husband of Sarah, executor of William Chester [2])


Edgington, Sarah (wife of John, executrix of William Chester [2])


Fowler, Christopher (executor of Benjamin Knights in trust for Richard Knights)


Hallett, Col. John, respondent (executor of Benjamin Knights in trust for Richard Knights)


Hallett, Richard (executor of Benjamin Knights in trust for Richard Knights)


Knights, Benjamin, deceased


Knights, Richard, appellant


Woodward, Enoch


Woodward, John, merchant, later deceased



Concerning land.


June 1684 decrees reversed; Aug. 1685 decree confirmed.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Knights v Hallett – Report No. BAR_1688_01 (APC, v.2 [260] p.109–110).


Printed Cases

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


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