Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1718_01

Gilligan v Ramsey (2 appeals)



Case Name Long

Manuel Manasses Gilligan v William Ramsey (2 appeals)


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.2 [1290] p.737–738 (16 March 1718 – 1 Feb. 1721)

  PC Register Citation

George I v.2 (2 March 1717 – 25 Aug. 1720) p.118, 125–126, 135, 220, 462: PC 2/86/118, 125–126, 135, 220, 462


  PC Register Citation

George I v.3 (25 Aug. 1720 – 31 May 1722) p.89, 113, 119: PC 2/87/89, 113, 119



Colonial Courts





Chamberlain, [Butler] – see Gilligan, Butler


Chamberlain, David


Chamberlain, Tankerville, deceased (sister of Butler [now Butler Gilligan] and Willoughby)


Chamberlain, Sir Willoughby, deceased (brother of Butler [now Butler Gilligan] and Tankerville)


Gilligan, Mrs. [Butler], later deceased (wife of Manuel Manasses Gilligan, sister of Tankerville and Willoughby Chamberlain)


Gilligan, Manuel Manasses, appellant (husband of Butler)


Haggatt, Othniel (administrator of Tankerville Chamberlain)


Hannay, James (administrator of Tankerville Chamberlain)


Irvine, Charles, clerk (administrator of Tankerville Chamberlain)


Ramsay (or Saer), Jane


Ramsay, Mr. William, respondent (administrator de bonis non, etc. of Willoughby Chamberlain, ?administrator of Tankerville Chamberlain)



Concerning the administration of an estate.


Chancery judgment reversed; other appeal dismissed.


Related to other Privy Council appeals:

Crowe v Ramsey – Report No. BAR_1707_01 (APC, v.2 [1013] p.511–512)

Mackaskell v Robinson – Report No. BAR_1708_02 (APC, v.2 [1073] p.571)

Gilligan v Crowe, Crowe v Matson, Crowe v Gilligan – Report No. BAR_1709_01 (APC, v.2 [1080] p.593–596)

Crow v Chamberlain – Report No. BAR_1711_02 (APC, v.2 [1154] p.657).

Mrs. Gilligan may have been deceased when the case began.


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

Table of Cases (Gilligan v Ramsey)


Printed Cases

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


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