Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1707_03

Egginton v Chamberlain



Case Name Long

John Egginton v Middleton and Dorothy Chamberlain, and John and Elizabeth Nanfan


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1025] p.518 (20 May 1707 – 12 June 1707)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.3 (11 Oct. 1705 – 29 Feb. 1708) p.364, 379, 380, 382: PC 2/81/364, 379, 380, 382



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 17 April 1707



Chamberlain (née Chester), Dorothy, respondent (wife of Middleton, daughter of William Chester)


Chamberlain, Middleton, esquire, respondent (husband of Dorothy)


Chester, Dorothy – see Chamberlain, Dorothy


Chester, Elizabeth – see Nanfan, Elizabeth


Chester, William, jun., deceased


Egginton, John, appellant


Nanfan (née Chester), Elizabeth, respondent (wife of John, daughter of William Chester)


Nanfan, John, respondent (husband of Elizabeth)



Voided will.


Decree reversed.

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

Table of Cases (Egginton v Chamberlain)


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report – 11 June 1707 (PC 1/46/9) view_Document
Notes about
Referenced in APC v.6 [174] p.56.