Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. BAR_1739_01

Ashley v Applewhaite



Case Name Long

John and Mary Ashley, and William Holder, by his guardian, Edward Brace v Thomas and Elizabeth Applewhaite, William and Alice Christian Gibbes, and Dudley and Anne Woodbridge


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.3 [460] p.624–625 (30 April 1739 – 27 Nov. 1740)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.6 (1 Oct. 1738 – 27 March 1740) p.181, 218, 285: PC 2/95/181, 218, 285


  PC Register Citation

George II v.7 (1 April 1740 – 7 Aug. 1741) p.110, 116–117, 160, 175, 230–234, 261: PC 2/96/110, 116–117, 160, 175, 230–234, 261



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 10 May 1738



Applewhaite (née Holder), Elizabeth, respondent (wife of Thomas, daughter and executrix of Susannah Holder)


Applewhaite, Thomas, esquire, respondent (husband of Elizabeth, executor of John Holder)


Ashley, John, esquire, appellant (husband of Mary)


Ashley (formerly Holder), Mary, appellant (wife of John, widow of John Holder, daughter-in-law of Susannah Holder, mother of Aynesworth Holder)


Brace, Edward, appellant (guardian of William Holder)


Dottin, Ann – see Woodbridge, Ann


Gibbes (Gibbs, née Holder), Alice Christian, respondent (wife of William, daughter and executrix of Susannah Holder)


Gibbes (Gibbs), William, respondent (husband of Alice Christian Gibbes, executor of John Holder)


Holder, Alice Christian – see Gibbes, Alice Christian


Holder, Ann – see Jordan, Ann (1)


Holder, Aynesworth, deceased (son of Mary [now Mary Ashley], grandson of Susannah)


Holder, Elizabeth – see Applewhaite, Elizabeth


Holder, John, deceased (husband of Mary [now Mary Ashley], son of Susannah)


Holder, Mary – see Ashley, Mary


Holder, Susannah, deceased (mother of John, Alice Christian [now Alice Christian Gibbes], Ann [now Ann Jordan [1]], and Elizabeth [now Elizabeth Applewhaite]; grandmother of Aynesworth)


Holder, William, infant, appellant


Jordan (née Holder), Ann (1), deceased (wife of Edward, daughter and executrix of Susannah Holder, mother of Ann [2] [now Ann Woodbridge])


Jordan, Ann (2) – see Woodbridge, Ann


Jordan, Edward, deceased (husband of Ann [1], executor of John Holder, father of Ann [2] [now Ann Woodbridge])


Paris, Mr. [F.J.]


Woodbridge (née Jordan, formerly Dottin), Ann, respondent (wife of Dudley, daughter and executrix of Ann [1] and Edward Jordan)


Woodbridge, Dudley, esquire, respondent (husband of Ann)



Money inheritance.


Decree affirmed and appeal dismissed.

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

Table of Cases (Ashley v Applewhaite)


Printed Cases

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


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