Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1709_04

Appeal of Lillingston



Case Name Long

Appeal of George Lillingston


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1088] p.601–602 (19 May 1709 – 26 Jan. 1710)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.4 (5 March 1708 – 31 May 1710) p.321, 345–346, 394–395, 405, 418–419, 494, 517–518: PC 2/82/321, 345–346, 394–395, 405, 418–419, 494, 517–518



Colonial Courts


Court of Grand Sessions



Grenville, Sir Bevil


Holt, Chief Justice [John]


Lillingston, George, appellant


Mackaskell, Norman, deputy clerk of the Crown


Walker, William



Indictment concerning a pretended charge of high treason.


Verdict of Dec. 1708 affirmed acquitting Walker, and order issued for stopping other proceedings in the matter.


Related to another Privy Council appeal:

Appeal of George Lillington – Report No. BAR_1705_02 (APC, v.2 [976] p.492–493).

Note the inconsistent spellings: Lillington and Lillingston. Lillington is the correct spelling.

Not indexed as an appeal by the APC.


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

Table of Cases (Lillington v Regina) (extensive discussion)


Printed Cases

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


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