Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1714_02

Peers v Barwick



Case Name Long

Hannah Peers and John Peers v Samuel Barwick


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1201] p.678–679 (24 May 1714 – 17 Dec. 1716)

  PC Register Citation

Anne v.6 (18 Aug. 1712 – 31 July 1714) p.362: PC 2/84/362


  PC Register Citation

George I v.1 (1 Aug. 1714 – 2 March 1717) p.191–192, 197–198, 350, 433, 472, 481: PC 2/85/191–192, 197–198, 350, 433, 472, 481



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 3 Oct. 1711



Adams, Conrade (attorney for Richard Peers)


Barwick (Berwick), Samuel, respondent


Peers, Hannah, appellant (widow and administratrix of Richard)


Peers, John (1), deceased (father of Richard)


Peers, John (2), infant, appellant (son of Richard)


Peers, Richard, of London, deceased (husband of Hannah, son of John [1], father of John [2])



Concerning land.


Decree affirmed; proceedings relating to revivor reversed and set aside.

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

Table of Cases (Peers v Barwick)


Printed Cases

Not found


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

TNA Document Committee report – March 1715 (PC 1/58/1) view_Document
Catalogued as

Barbados, West Indies: Report of the Appeals Committee on petition of Hannah Peers, widow, against her trustee, S. Barwick

Notes about
Catalogued by The National Archives at Kew. The document, in poor condition, is held in Conservation at TNA.