Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1709_05

Colleton v Prideaux



Case Name Long

John and Elizabeth Colleton v Thomas Prideaux


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1096] p.605 (9 June 1709 – 5 Jan. 1710)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.4 (5 March 1708 – 31 May 1710) p.335, 493–494, 502: PC 2/82/335, 493–494, 502



Colonial Courts


Unnamed – 27 Oct. 1708



Codrington, Mr. ___ (executor of Henry Drax [1])


Colleton (formerly Drax), Elizabeth, appellant (wife of John, widow and administratrix of Henry Drax [1], mother of Henry Drax [2])


Colleton, John, appellant (husband of Elizabeth)


Drax, Elizabeth – see Colleton, Elizabeth


Drax, Henry (1), deceased (husband of Elizabeth [now Elizabeth Colleton], uncle of Thomas Prideaux)


Drax, Henry (2) (son of Elizabeth [now Elizabeth Colleton])


Prideaux, Nicholas, deceased


Prideaux, Thomas, respondent (executor of Nicholas, nephew of Henry Drax [1])



Concerning an accounting of the management of an estate.


Verdict reversed.


Printed Cases

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


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