Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1710_03

Husbands v Chamberlain



Case Name Long

Richard and Margaret Husbands v Middleton Chamberlain


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1129] p.628–629 (30 Nov. 1710 – 24 Nov. 1712)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.5 (2 June 1710 – 28 July 1712) p.159, 247, 331: PC 2/83/159, 247, 331


  PC Register Citation

Anne v.6 (18 Aug. 1712 – 31 July 1714) p.9, 27, 39, 50: PC 2/84/9, 27, 39, 50



Colonial Courts


Court of Common Pleas – 24 Aug. 1709


Governor and Council – 8 Aug. 1710



Cater, Mr. ___, of Lincoln’s Inn (attorney for Middleton Chamberlain)


Chamberlain, Dorothy (widow and executrix of Middleton)


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


Husbands, Margaret, appellant (wife of Richard)


Husbands, Richard, esquire, appellant (husband of Margaret)


Parker, Lord Chief Justice [Thomas]



Concerning a debt.


Decree of 1710 reversed, judgment of 1709 affirmed.

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

Table of Cases (Husbands v Chamberlain)


Printed Cases

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


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